In our difficult time, or at any time, knowing how to find a great job is a necessary skill. All the resources you need for a successful job search are at your fingertips—and completely free—at your public library. It can be a daunting task, so here is expert advice on how to conduct proper research, build networks of friends and colleagues, put together a great resume, research industries that are constantly changing, prepare for an interview, negotiate a contract or a salary, and more. This could be the turbo-boost your job search needs.
Whether you’re a high school student, already in college, a parent, or an adult returning to school, this guide can help you thoroughly and easily research all available financial aid options, narrow your search to those that are a good fit for you, and make the best attempt possible at applying for them. Within these pages, find ways to plan and save for the high cost of college tuition; how to look for schools that are less expensive yet offer everything an expensive school might; when and how to fill out forms for loans, grants, and scholarships; how to get the government to help you; tips on applications and essays; and much more. This unique guide emphasizes the help that your local library can be in this process, using its reference materials, the Internet, and the advice of experienced researchers. This is a book that can help change your life.
Completely overhauled since its last edition, this directory of library and school grants remains the gold standard for locating sources of funding, with hundreds of new and updated entries, all carefully culled and researched, including grant criteria and application procedures. An invaluable guide to where the money is, no other resource can compare in scope or usefulness to The ALA Book of Library Grant Money.
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