Resume Workshop

The Library’s Jobs & Career Center will be holding a Resume Workshop on September 13th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Computer Training Center located here at TSCPL. This will be a hands-on workshop designed to optimize your resume to improve your chances of getting a job interview. Whether you need to craft a […]

The 2012 Women & Money Series Starts September 11th

The 2012 Women & Money Series sponsored by the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library and Housing and Credit Council, Inc. (HCCI) begins Tuesday, September 11th, from 6-8:30 pm in the Library’s Marvin Auditorium.  Subsequent classes will be held on Tuesdays through October 30th (no class on October 2nd), also 6:00 to 8:30 in Marvin […]

Kansas June Labor Report

The trend of slow jobs growth continued in Kansas through the month of June. Private sector employment, including manufacturing, showed gains since last month, and also showed gains over numbers from June 2011. “Keeping our focus on long term gains helps us see that we are growing jobs in Kansas,” Karin Brownlee, Kansas Secretary of […]

Don't Let These Mistakes Damage Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a quantitative measure of you creditworthiness, ranging from 300 to 850.  It is based on the following five categories: How much debt you have; your payment history; your debt utilization ratio; how far back your credit history goes; your mix of various types of credit. Here are five things that can […]

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?

William Poundstone’s new bookAre You Smart Enough to Work at Google? is a 21st-Century guide to landing a job in the competitive, creative world of today’s top companies. Interviewers at many of the largest companies- not just  hip Silicon Valley start-ups and Google – including AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Bank of America, and even Walmart […]