America continues to lose good jobs. The unemployment rate is still high in some states. What must it feel like for the students and library patrons you serve to look forward to a world of work not knowing how to proceed, how to succeed, even how to survive!
Many young people today don't know what they want to do — even what there is to do. What are the choices available which can utilize special skills, experience, education, and aptitude?
Adults too need guidance when changing jobs (the average professional will change jobs ten times and careers three times in a lifetime). Imagine how discouraged and lost you would feel after being laid off or downsized, now knowing who to turn to for guidance.
In these times of economic hardship, access to the best information is critical. Now, you can provide the help they need.