Workforce Recovery

Stay Informed – E-Government in Florida Public Libraries

Join us in the Online Classroom to explore trends and issues in the delivery of E-Government services in Florida public libraries. This meeting will focus on open enrollment of the Health Insurance Marketplace in Florida and the changes in Reemployment Assistance’s online filing system for unemployment compensation benefits in Florida.   Register (Updated 9/17/13 MH)

Serving Job Seekers: Library and Workforce System Partnerships That Work

In this webinar, learn how innovative partnerships between state and local libraries and their workforce systems can amplify services to meet community employment needs. Innovative partnerships between state and local libraries and their workforce systems can amplify services to meet community employment needs, including the needs of businesses, veterans, Spanish-language speakers and other sectors. Presenters …

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How to Conduct Resume and Interviewing Workshops at Your Library (SEFLIN)

This two-part online class will be held on September 9 and 10, 2013 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm. Students must attend both sessions. If you asked the people in your community what comes to mind when they think of your library, many might say “a resource for our community.” What better resource could you be than …

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How to Conduct Resume and Interviewing Workshops at Your Library (SEFLIN)

If you asked the people in your community what comes to mind when they think of your library, many might say “a resource for our community.” What better resource could you be than for those who have recently (or not so recently) been laid off? Laid off – those dreaded words. Those of us who …

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Brave New World: Job hunting in the 21st Century (Online)

Learn about the importance of effectively using LinkedIn and Twitter to connect and make job contacts, set up alerts, volunteer for projects, and other activities that just a few years ago were not part of this process. Job hunting has changed, and if you haven’t changed with it, you and your library customers are likely …

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They’re Unemployed…You’re Overwhelmed: How to Help Them Day after Day and Still Stay Sane!”

You’ve been helping the unemployed in a myriad of ways over the past couple of years. Frankly, you thought things might have improved by now. But… they haven’t. And there are days when you don’t know if you can take anymore! But you’re a librarian and that’s what you were born to do – help …

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Helping Patrons File for Unemployment Under the New Florida Law (Online)

Beginning August 1, 2011, Floridians who need to file for unemployment compensation benefits will have to file their forms and make their biweekly reports on the Internet at www.floridajobs.org.  They will no longer be able to use telephone or mail. Public libraries will be impacted by the new requirements. Representatives from the Agency for Workforce Innovation …

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