Thursday, May 07, 2020

Arlington Public Library wants to connect our community to business education resources for small business owners, job seekers, and anyone looking for professional development. Digital resources can be especially important, as they can be accessed virtually from your own home. 

Grow with Google offers a range of resources for business education, digital skills, and professional development, all from your home computer or personal device. Whether you are looking to grow your small business, find a job, build your business skills, or teach digital skills to students; the Grow with Google resources have lessons for you. 

You can also explore the Grow with Google resources in Spanish

Google Applied Digital Skills has a large curriculum of ready-to-use video lessons with topics including, Write a Business PlanBuild Your Online BusinessStart a Resume, and Edit Your Resume

For those working remotely from home, Google Applied Digital Skills offers video lessons on how to Communicate Effectively at Work using digital tools and how to Connect and Collaborate From Anywhere with Digital Tools among other topics. 

All Google Applied Digital Skills video lessons can be accessed from anywhere and at any time with an internet connection. Each video lesson can range from 45 minutes to a couple of hours in length. Learning is self-paced, and the lessons can be done over multiple sessions depending on your own preferred schedule. 

For those looking for more bite-sized lessons, Google Primer is a free mobile app offering 5-minute lessons on a range of business and digital marketing topics. The Primer app is available for both Apple and Android devices. 

Arlington Public Library will continue sharing resources to connect our community to opportunities for Lifelong Learning and skills development.