Saturday, 19 June 2021

Library offers Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow free services

LAKEPORT, Calif. – Could you use some help with a resume? Are you a veteran navigating the return to civilian life?

The Lake County Library now has answers, tools for job seekers in Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow, a new free resource for Lake County residents.

All you need are a Lake County Library card and access to the library website at www.library.lakecountyca.gov where JobNow & VetNow is listed under Resources.

Brainfuse takes into account that life is remote now, offering live help at your fingertips with their expert tutors and counselors ready to help you.

Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow features live online assistance, Resume Lab help, and a wide range of academic tools to help job seekers and veterans reach their goals. JobNow & VetNow is easy-to-use and requires no prior training.

With JobNow & VetNow you can get live job coaching, connect with VA experts for live assistance with your VA benefits, or submit a resume to the Resume Lab to receive constructive feedback within 24 hours.

To create a resume you can start by downloading a winning resume template and reviewing resources. Optimal Resume is an award-winning resume creation software that includes job interview preparation, and much more. Once you have completed a draft resume, the Live Resume Coaching offers resume assistance from live experts to fine-tune.

Brainfuse offers carefully-selected resources to help you prepare for your interview. The Live Interview Coaching provides interview coaching from live experts and Interview Tips has helpful tips for interview success.

– To aid with career development, students can use eParachute to discover the college majors and careers that match their skills and interests.

– Among the Brainfuse resources are career credentialing test prep, COVID-19 job seeker resources, and more.

Brainfuse offers numerous Tools for Learners. LearnNow features live skills building and a library of lessons, videos, and tests. The LEAP Learning Platform, a diagnostic test center, offers customized study plans, lessons, and live tutoring. FlashBulb allows students to create and share flashcards, tests and games

With MEET students can schedule sessions with friends in the private virtual study room. Brainwave allows students to create and share movie-like notes and ideas.

Participants can access Live Sessions over Brainfuse with a phone, microphone and/or a camera. Brainfuse experts are available for live chat sessions as well. Those patrons wanting to talk to a live coach can also check out a Chromebook from the library and preferably speak to the coach outside, in their car, or do so from home.

JobNow and VetNow are supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

The library’s website gives information about library programs, services and policies. To speak to a library employee, call 707-263-8817.

The Lake County Library is on the internet at http://library.lakecountyca.gov.

Jan Cook is a library technician for the Lake County Library.

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