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Summer is a great time to relax, go on vacation, discover a new passion, or enjoy the new weather — so now is the time to work on your professional goals to set your summer up for… continue reading Score Your Summer Job With the Help of Free Virtual Career Workshops

By written by Steven D.    May 5, 2023   

Spring is the season of growth and renewal. Do your new goals include getting a new job, pivoting to a new field, or learning some new skills?  Check out upcoming virtual career… continue reading Spring Into a New Career With Free Virtual Career Workshops

By written by Steven D.    March 1, 2023   

Do your New Year's Resolutions include getting a new job, pivoting to a new field, or learning some new skills?  Check out upcoming virtual career workshops… continue reading Start Your 2023 Career Goals with Free Virtual Career Workshops!

By written by Steven D.    January 11, 2023   

The Free Library offers many unique resources and services, from musical instruments  and  cake pans  to  headshots  and  cooking classes . But did you know that… continue reading Resources and Services for Nonprofits at the Free Library

By written by Caitlin S.    December 20, 2022    1

The Business Resource and Innovation Center at the Free Library is excited to announce that Philadelphia Business Journal Online is now available to all library patrons! This valuable resource… continue reading Introducing: Philadelphia Business Journal Online

By written by Claire L.    December 20, 2022    1

It's that time of year where staying warm in the comfort of your home sounds so nice. Why not work on getting your next job or learning a new skill from the comfort of your home! Check out… continue reading Work Towards a New Career with Virtual Career Workshops!

By written by Steven D.    October 26, 2022   

We are so excited to introduce you to Claire Lutz, the BRIC's newest librarian! Claire started in July. Be sure to say hello when you see her in the Business Resource and Innovation Center… continue reading Introducing BRIC's New Business Librarian: Claire

By written by Gillian R.    August 24, 2022    1

August is National Black Business Month ! Philadelphia is home to a wide array of Black-owned businesses, from art galleries to restaurants and so much more. Just how many Black-owned businesses… continue reading August is National Black Business Month

By written by Claire L.    August 18, 2022   

Chess is thriving! The New York Times recently reported that interest in chess is at a 50 year high, the highest level since the 1972 World Chess Championship between American Bobby Fischer… continue reading International Chess Day is July 20th

By written by Sharyl O.    July 20, 2022   

Have you ever wished you could find a resource that would practically write your business plan for you? Well, your wish has come true! Gale Small Business Builder is a step-by-step online planning… continue reading Business Librarian and Business Owner: Business Plans Made Easy with Gale Business Plan Builder

By written by Sharontina H.    April 16, 2021    4

Are you thinking about starting a nonprofit organization? In the Regional Foundation Center (RFC), the Free Library’s resource center for nonprofits, we see lots of folks who are… continue reading Five Alternatives to Starting a Nonprofit

By written by Caitlin S.    April 13, 2021   

If you’ve been following our previous blog installments , then you will probably recall last month’s account of competitor copy-cat syndrome . We haven’t heard a word from this… continue reading Business Librarian to Business Owner: Do Your Research! Trademark Edition

By written by Sharontina H.    March 22, 2021   

‘Tis the season for thawing, Shamrock Shakes, and Spring (finally!). It’s also tax season, so we’re hitting you with some hard truths about everyone’s favorite topic:… continue reading Ask an Accountant: Business Edition

By written by Gillian R.    March 8, 2021    1

Protect Your Ideas As a business owner, you probably already have or most definitely will come up with great ideas. Afterall, great ideas are what businesses are born from and what sustains them.… continue reading Business Librarian and Business Owner: Protect Your Ideas

By written by Sharontina H.    February 17, 2021   

The new year brings about an urgency to create new goals, make resolutions, change some of our habits, and look toward the future. This applies not only to our personal lives, but to business as… continue reading Business Librarian and Business Owner: Goal Setting and Planning

By written by Sharontina H.    January 25, 2021   

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: Take a Deep Dive Into Company and Demographic Research with Reference Solutions

By written by Gillian R.    December 9, 2020   

In the world of entrepreneurship, one of the most challenging aspects of business ownership is finding ways to let the most people know that your business exists, i.e. visibility. There are many… continue reading Business Librarian and Business Owner: Gaining Visibility

By written by Sharontina H.    November 23, 2020    1

Have you been meaning to revise your resume, but are not sure how to get started? Would you like to learn new skills to conquer your next job interview? Are you interested in… continue reading New Virtual Career Workshops

By written by Margaret T.    November 5, 2020