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The Business Resource and Innovation Center’s (BRIC) free business resources are accessible anywhere! That means you can conduct business research at your leisure from the comfort of your… continue reading At Home with BRIC: Conducting Market Research

By written by Gillian R.    June 25, 2020   

Check out some of our favorite business resources, accessible from anywhere with your library card number and PIN. Most of BRIC ’s business resources are also available from anywhere.  … continue reading Top Ten Business Resources You Can Access Anywhere with Your Free Library Card

By written by Gillian R.    May 12, 2020   

Across Philadelphia, businesses are experiencing unexpected challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic . If you’re currently thinking about entrepreneurship for the first time or… continue reading At Home with BRIC: Access Business Resources Anywhere!

By written by Gillian R.    April 30, 2020   

Employers these days are turning to virtual interviews to avoid the health risks of face-to-face interviews during COVID-19 pandemic To prepare for virtual interviews you can practice with Big… continue reading Digital Tools and Resources for Job Seekers

By written by Margaret T.    April 22, 2020   

Are you interested in protecting your business name or invention with a trademark or patent? During the current quarantine for COVID-19 , you can still begin working on these processes from home.… continue reading Patent & Trademark Resources During COVID-19

By written by Sharyl O.    April 16, 2020   

I am a Monopoly lover! This celebrated board game became popular in the 1930s after it was patented by Philadelphia inventor Charles B. Darrow , who lived on W. Hortter St. in the West Mt.… continue reading Happy Inventors Day for Monopoly Lovers!

By written by Sharyl O.    February 11, 2020   

Do you absolutely love job interviews and eagerly anticipate your next opportunity to tell strangers about yourself? Or do you have nightmares where you go to an interview and forget your own… continue reading How to Have a Stress-Free Job Interview

By written by Karen H.    November 26, 2019    1

The Nonprofit Job Fair returns to Parkway Central Library on October 23 and the Business Resource and Innovation Center staff have the resources to help you make a great first impression! After… continue reading Get Ready for the Nonprofit Job Fair!

By written by Caity R.    October 15, 2019    2

The Free Library of Philadelphia is pleased to present a series of upcoming job fairs, made possible by Citizens Charitable Foundation. The series will kick off with a special nonprofit job fair… continue reading 2019 Job Fair Series at the Free Library

By written by Jenn D.    October 10, 2019    1

Searching for a new job can be scary, especially when you have no idea how to start or where to look!  These local Philadelphia resources can help take the mystery out of finding the perfect… continue reading Four Websites That Make Job Searching Less Spooky

By written by Karen H.    October 9, 2019   

Since 2016, the Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC) has been a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs, nonprofits, inventors, and job seekers at the Free Library. We’ve helped thousands… continue reading The Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC) has a New Home!

By written by Gillian R.    April 2, 2019    1

Happy National Inventors’ Day! This special day was proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan in 1983 “in recognition of the enormous contribution inventors make to the nation and the… continue reading National Inventors' Day!

By written by Sharyl O.    February 11, 2019    1

We're thankful for these inventions that help us make the Thansgiving feast and all the festivties more enjoyable and fun!   Automatic mashed potato system (2007) U.S. Patent No. 7172335… continue reading Handy Thanksgiving Inventions!

By written by Sharyl O.    November 20, 2018   

What’s on your resume is just as important as what’s not on it. Last month we learned how to revamp a tired resume . Now it’s time to determine what should be left off! Here are… continue reading Refresh Your Resume Part 2: Top 10 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

By written by Gillian R.    June 26, 2018    6

The Workplace , a service of the Business Resource & Innovation Center , is excited to announce our latest FREE resource: monthly resume review ! Our newest staff member, Janet, has 20 years… continue reading Refresh Your Resume This Spring!

By written by Gillian R.    May 30, 2018   

The Workplace is a service that supports job seekers within the Business Resource & Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library , providing current information and resources on changing… continue reading 7 Tips from The Workplace @ Free Library on How-to Advance Your Career Now!

By written by Gillian R.    March 26, 2018    1

I recently spoke with a familair face at Parkway Central Library —Sean Early, the Digital Resource Specialist in the Workplace , a service that supports job seekers within the Business… continue reading Cool Job! Chatting with Workplace's Digital Resource Specialist

By written by Gillian R.    January 11, 2018   

In this edition of Partner Spotlight, we are thrilled to speak with  Herman Nyamunga , the Director of  the Welcoming Center's Global Enterprise Hub ! In this role, Herman provides… continue reading Partner Spotlight: Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

By written by CaitlinT    October 12, 2017   

This month, we're excited to speak with Cynthia Estremera, the Community Engagement Liaison for Best for PHL . Best for PHL, an initiative of Impact PHL , seeks to improve our region by… continue reading Partner Spotlight: Best for PHL

By written by CaitlinT    September 26, 2017