Career Center

Hours

Mon. & Fri, 9:30 - 3:30 PM

Wed 9:30 - 6:00 PM

Also open by request

Welcome to the Career Center

at the Main Library at Goodwood of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library System -
Open a door to your personal career path.


Resume Seminar

Learn to structure your resume so that it showcases your most valuable skills. Learn formatting techniques that will make your resume look clean and professional. Learn the biggest red flags employers look for on resumes and how to avoid them. Join us on Saturday, February 21st, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, at the Main Library on Goodwood. Registration is required. Please call 225-231-3733 or e-mail llee@ebrpl.com to register.

Yes, They Are Hiring: State and City-Parish Civil Service

Come learn how to find and apply for job openings with the City-Parish and State government. This meeting will be led by Peter Harris, of the Louisiana Department of Civil Service Human Resources Division, and Chaucer Tademy, of the City-Parish of EBR Recruitment and Examination Division. Join us on Wednesday, March 11th, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, at the Main Library on Goodwood. Please note that this is an informational event, not a job fair. Registration is required. Please call 225-231-3733 or e-mail llee@ebrpl.com to register.

12 Items You Must Know Regarding Employment and Financial Background Checks

Running a background check on potential employees has become a standard part of the hiring process. Could there be something in your background that is hurting your chances of being hired? Alexis Anderson, former Human Resources director and founder of the non-profit PREACH, will discuss what types of information can be found in these checks, and what a job-seeker can do to improve his/her situation. Join us on Wednesday, March 25th, from 11:30 to 1:00 pm, at the Main Library on Goodwood. Registration is required. Please call 225-231-3733 or e-mail llee@ebrpl.com to register.

The Artist's Way: Become a more focused and authentic you

Are you stuck in your career, overwhelmed by life's many choices, or searching for a creative outlet? If you need to find focus, discover your creativity, and become your authentic self, join others at the Main Library at Goodwood for a workshop that will closely follow Julia Cameron's best-selling book The Artist's Way. Artistic and unartistic types alike will benefit from this hands-on program.

This is a 12-week program meeting once a week, on Thursday evenings, from 6 pm to 8:30 pm, at the Main Library on Goodwood. The first meeting will be Thursday, January 29, 2015. This is a hands-on workshop, and participants will get the most out of it if they participate actively and regularly.

Registration is required. Please call 225-381-8434 or e-mail anowak@ebrpl.com to register.


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