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Peterson's Career Prep

Perterson’s Career Prep is a robust resource is being created in partnership between Gale and Peterson’s.  It provides users with online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career.  Including these features:

  • Personalize career assessments focused on a user’s interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences
  • Comprehensive career information including videos, articles, best practices, and downloadable worksheets
  • Job searching capabilities via integration with Indeed.com that matches listing based on a user’s assessment results
  • Resume editing software powered by VisualCV Resume Creator that provides 5,000 resume templates and cover letter samples

Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative

The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) is a global thought leader dedicated to expanding human potential through entrepreneurial mindset education.

ELI hosts this self-paced, modular curriculum for entrepreneurs based on The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program (Original Edition) is designed for a broad audience cultivating entrepreneurial thought and process.

Participants will consume video content, discuss and apply core concepts, engage in the entrepreneurial process, and reflect individually.  As a result, participants will become more empowered and engaged by:

  • Developing entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviors, and skills
  • Identifying social and situational factors that encourage or inhibit entrepreneurial behavior
  • Identifying, evaluating, and validating opportunities in ambiguous, real-world circumstances
  • Identifying and interacting with entrepreneurs who provide critical guidance and ongoing support

Accel5

For just in time learning for the working professional, Accel5 Business Library features

  • Short videos on topics including:
    • business competencies
    • leadership and management
    • personal effectiveness
  • Summaries for business and leadership books
  • Articles by industry leaders on current working world issues

To access:

Without creating an individual account: https://www.accel-5.com/learn/sign_in?client=library-of-virginia

  • Username: libraryva@accel5.com
  • Password: V1rgin1a (note the numeral 1 in place of the letter i for the first and last instance of i)

Creating an individual account: https://www.accel-5.com/library-of-virginia/f1adb1cd-708e-4c4c-8ebf-afbe3974998c

    • You will need to provide: an email address and create a password. A validation code will be sent to the email before access is granted.

Benefits of creating an individual account:  keeping your place in publications, tracking what you’ve read, Accel5 promoting items that match to what you’ve already viewed.

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