Remote Productivity: Growing your workforce digitally

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Working remotely is fast becoming the new normal. While this poses its own challenges, working from home can offer more time to learn and grow professionally—remotely.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library’s Reference Coordinator, Andrew Tadman, shares two free resources the Library provides to keep developing yourself and your team. “Our business librarians are available to help you create a digital curriculum tailored to your needs.” Tadman says, “All of these resources are free through the Library.” Click here to access the EBRPL Digital Library and stay connected. To connect directly with a business librarian, email



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