Though Brooklyn Public Library has temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 virus, the Business & Career Center is making resources and services available remotely.
We know job loss is a reality for many people right now. If you are looking for work, a good resume can make a difference. Our staff is pleased to offer virtual Resume & Career Help. Find out more here.
Starting a business, looking for work, or do you want to take control of your finances? We’ve put together Subject Guides that connect you to practical information and reliable data - including this list of Economic Resources to Help Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis. Scroll down to view other curated guides.
We've also expanded the number of Online Resources you can connect with from home. Learn the steps to starting a business, get help creating a business plan, and find data on your customers, competitors and industry.
Our curated Subject Guides will:
> Help you search for a new job or navigate the educational financial aid process
> Guide you through our financial planning and investing resources, and
> Explain how to do market research and start your new business.
Jobs & Education Information
- Job Search
- Resume Tips & Templates
- Cover Letters Tips
- Getting Ready to Interview
- Free Career Support and Advice Online
- Job Training and Placement
- College Choice and Financial Aid Resources
Personal Finance & Investing
- A Brief Guide to Investing
- The Basics of Banking
- Credit Scores & Credit Reports
- Money Management
- Student Loans and Debt Repayment
- Retirement Planning
Small Business & Entrepreneurship
- Business Plans and Starting Your Business
- How to Research Your Competitors
- How to Research Your Industry
- How to Research Your Target Customer
- Starting a Child Care Business
- Resources for Fashion Entrepreneurs
Events & Classes
Desarrollando una Estrategia de Marketing (Developing a Marketing Strategy, Spanish) | NYC SBS11:30 am, Virtual
Build & Market Your Skills: An Introduction to Lynda and LinkedIn for Job Seekers11:00 am, Virtual
- BKLYN Career
- BKLYN Small Business
- BKLYN Personal Finance
- BKLYN Real Estate
College admissions cracked : saving your kid (and yourself) from the m...Shulman, Jill Margaret, author, narrator.
The skills : from first job to dream job : what every woman needs to k...Husain, Mishal, 1973- author.
Building a business with a beat : leadership lessons from Jazzercise :...Missett, Judi Sheppard, 1944- author.
Loonshots : how to nurture the crazy ideas that win wars, cure disease...Bahcall, Safi, author, narrator.
The startup owner's manual. vol. 1 : the step-by-step guide for buildi...Blank, Steven G. (Steven Gary)
Work your money, not your life : how to balance your career and person...Ma, Roger (Financial planner)
Talk money to me : save well, spend some, and feel good about your mon...Keehn, Kelley, 1975- author.
Real Estate Sales Exam Secrets Study Guide : Real Estate Sales Test Re...Mometrix Real Estate Certification Test Team.