Work Matters at the library

16 May 2018 / Nuacht Leabharlainne
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Are you looking for a job or a career change?  Are you thinking of starting your own business?  With professional staff and access to a broad range of services, the library is a place to explore, learn and connect.  Work Matters is a national initiative and a partnership between dlr Libraries and Libraries Ireland.
 
The Work Matters Service includes:
Free membership to dlr Libraries as well as the national linked Library service.
Access to business and employment books, journals, newspapers, reports, wirefeeds, eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines.  PCs, laptops and Wifi available for use in the library as well as printing, photocopying and scanning services.
 
Libraries offer online learning and services with access to over 500 e-learning courses including language learning as well as programmed computer classes, workshops, presentations and networking opportunities. We have recently acquired Vision-net online resource.
 
All libraries offer facilities for study and research.  dlr LexIcon also offers room booking facilities, for meetings and workshops of businesses and community groups.  

Programmed computer classes, workshops, presentations and networking opportunities.

What you can do at your local library:

  • Explore career information
  • Learn about support available for jobseekers
  • Develop new skills to boost your CV and job application
  • Search and apply for jobs in Ireland and abroad
  • Research companies and potential suppliers
  • Develop new skills to plan, start and grow your own business
  • Research funding sources for small businesses
  • Explore the market and identify potential customers
  • Research your competitors
  • Connect with like-minded people and share experiences

Other Resources

Online resources for Business can be found at http://www.librariesireland.ie/business/

Online resources for Jobseekers can be found at http://www.librariesireland.ie/employment/

LEO Offices

https://www.localenterprise.ie/DLR

Jobs in the public sector

https://www.publicjobs.ie/en/

General advice from Citizens information offices

http://centres.citizensinformation.ie/centre.php?cic=Dun+Laoghaire+CIC

Jobseekers, first stop

Intreo: Department of Social Protection  

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