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Bantry library helps business start-ups

July 6th, 2018 11:55 AM

By Southern Star Team

Noel O'Mahony (left) of Bantry Library with Kieran Wyse of the Cork County Library service. (Photo: Brian Lougheed)

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BANTRY library is offering free services to help job seekers and those interested in starting their own business. 

The Work Matters initiative will provide a separate study and work area for those taking part in the programme, with wi-fi and printing facilities available. 

There is also a wide range of business books available, with subjects ranging from psychometric testing and interview skills to starting your own business and social media advice. 

In addition, a number of online resources to support the programme, including e-books and e-audiobooks, e-magazines and online newspapers will be available. 

There are hundreds of online courses available to library users, many of relevance to those looking to up skill or change career direction. E-language learning is also available. 

For those who need to research business information there is access to Vision-Net, which provides online access to all the latest company, business and director information in Ireland and the UK, including information on company accounts and credit ratings.

Later in the year there will be events scheduled to tie in to the areas of job seeking and entrepreneurship. If interested in attending email [email protected]

For those compiling a CV or researching a business plan there are many resources available at your local library. Contact Bantry library at 027-50460 or email [email protected]

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