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Update Your Skills with Lynda.com

Naperville Public Library provides access to many digital resources, but a key one to update and learn new skills is Lynda.com. Lynda.com is an online learning platform that contains thousands of streaming videos that can help anyone learn business software, technology and creative skills.

Access is free for Naperville Public Library cardholders and easy to use. Just log in with a library card number/username and PIN.

LinkedIn 101: Using LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job

This blog post is offered to Public Libraries and written by LinkedIn to assist community members with job search. We gladly post it here in our business blog at Naperville Public Library to inform local job seekers and entrepreneurs.

LinkedIn is helping job-seekers from around the world tap into their professional community—whether they realize they have one already or not.

Mastering Effective Business Communication Skills

Most business people find the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of formats and to a variety of audiences to be a tremendous asset.  Modes of communication typically encompass writing, reading, speaking and listening, while the target of these efforts might include customers, staff, colleagues, bankers, accountants and more.  Regardless of the specific situations in which they are used, there are a number of general communication skills highlighted in this article from Entrepreneur magazine which can be o