Job Search & Careers
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Job search and career resources are located in the Business collection near the Adult Services Desk. We provide an up-to-date collection of resources on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, careers, career change, and entrepreneurship. The Business collection also includes work-related topics such as LinkedIn and social media, productivity and time management, presentations, management and leadership, marketing, accounting, human resources, performance reviews, and much more.
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Lynda for Libraries allows you to watch videos in small, easy-to-manage chunks, and to return to the lessons at your convenience.
Log onto Lynda using your Ridgefield Library barcode and the password used to log into your Ridgefield Library catalog account (usually the last four digits of your phone number, unless you have changed it). You will be asked to create a Lynda Library account, which will allow you to track your progress through your tutorials. Lynda is accessible from both computers and mobile devices.
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