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Work Matters

Work Matters at the Library

  • 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 that supports job seekers and entrepreneurs. 

The Work Matters Service includes:

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  • Free membership
  • Direction and help with your research
  • Business and employment books, journals, newspapers
  • eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines
  • PCs and Internet access
  • Space for meetings, study and research
  • Online learning and services with access to over 500 e-learning courses
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Workshops, presentations and networking opportunities
  • Language learning

What you can do: 

  • Free membership
  • Direction and help with your research
  • Business and employment books, journals, newspapers
  • eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines
  • PCs and Internet access
  • Space for meetings, study and research
  • Online learning and services with access to over 500 e-learning courses
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Workshops, presentations and networking opportunities
  • Language learning
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Employment Support 

  • Public Library Career and Employment Supports
  • Not sure where to start? The public libraries have a broad collection
  • relating to job seeking and employment including how to build
  • a CV and interview skills, as well as daily newspapers,
  • PCs and online access to help you search for employment
  • opportunities and prepare your application.
  • If you have any query, library staff are on hand to help.

Library e resources

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Borrowbox is a key online resource that now offers an excellent range of business and self-development ebooks and eaudiobooks to help support Work Matters.

You’ll find them under the business section of Borrowbox.

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RBdigital for online business magazines

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Universal Class with over 500 ecourses

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Other useful resources and links  

Preparing a job application

https://www.librariesireland.ie/services/preparing-a-job-application

 Searching for jobs

https://www.librariesireland.ie/services/work-matters/searching-for-jobs

 Coping with unemployment

https://www.librariesireland.ie/services/work-matters/coping-with-unemployment

 Aptitude tests

https://www.librariesireland.ie/aptitude-tests

 Local Enterprise Office

https://www.localenterprise.ie/Kilkenny/

 Other useful links

https://www.librariesireland.ie/services/work-matters/useful-links-employment