Arthur J.E. Child Careers & Small Business Resources

Realize your potential with help from the Library.

Whether you’re a job seeker, or trying to start a business of your own, the Library can help. Find career support with skill-building programs and resources. Connect with other entrepreneurs and business owners, and even see if a career at the Library might be right for you.

Visit the Entrepreneur Desk

Emerging and established entrepreneurs can visit the Entrepreneur Desk for a 25-minute session to get advice on topics such as starting a business, identifying markets, product development, revenue and pricing strategies, funding resources, team building, and pitching to customers or investors. 

You can meet an expert by booking an appointment or by dropping-in on September 25, October 16 and 30, November 13 and 27 and December 11, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

The Entrepreneur Desk, in partnership with Business Link, is available on Level 3 at Central Library.

Need help with your job search?

Job Desk lets you chat one-on-one with a career coach so you can get expert advice. Whether you need help writing a stand-out resume, building interviewing skills, or getting started with your job search, our career experts can guide you with a 25-minute, one-on-one session.

Book an appointment to meet with a career coach online or in-person.

Get a boost

Attend a program for job seekers to get help with interview skills, resume development, networking, and more. 

Programs for small businesses include topics for startups, working with the government, employment law, and financial statements.

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Get interview tips

Learn how to prepare for job interviews, answer questions with ease, and impress potential employers. Career Basics is a program series by Bow Valley College that helps job seekers prepare for success in the workplace. 

This program is supported by the Government of Alberta.

Stream free on YouTube

Listen to The Offer Letter podcast

The weekly careers podcast gives tips and advice from professionals on how to improve your answers for interview questions. Each episode discusses one popular interview question with guest career coaches who talk about why the question is asked, tips on what to say, and an example of how to answer it.

Listen here