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Monday, July 6, 2015
1:15 p.m.Life Skills: Budgeting, Credit, & Debt
This class introduces savings and budget concepts. Reviews banks and banking products, including debit and credit cards, how to reduce indebtedness. The class also introduces investment principles. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
3:15 p.m.Mutual Funds & ETFs
This class clarifies the differences between mutual funds and ETFs. We explain concepts such as net asset value and capital gains distributions, and demonstrate how to read a mutual fund statement. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
4 p.m.Career Finder’s Club - Networking and 'your 30-second' pitch
Registraion is now closed! Career Finder’s Club - Design your career development action steps and achieve your desired (career) change. Achieve the greatest benefit for your job search and career development by attending the 5 week Career Finder's Club program. During five career-themed workshops, you will be able to build and design your own career action plan by participating in-group activities, sharing your experiences and learning from career development professionals. You…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
12 noonPowerful First Impressions: How to Find and Get the Job You Really Want
How to Ace Every Job Interview (Even if you are not the best candidate!) How many interviews have you been on...and how many offers have you received? Barry Cohen, former CUNY Employment Coordinator, discusses the “hidden” techniques and strategies you need to ace that next job interview. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2 p.m.Are you "fluent" in LinkedIn?
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Interview Intervention: The Self-Recruiter® Interview Checklist
Success during an interview depends on how well you prepared beforehand. John Crant discusses how to research a job opportunity that you are about to interview for, and fully prepare for interview success. And, with the right follow up after your interview, it’s an opportunity for you to remain memorable –so that your success is not simply left to chance. The discussion includes: Success is about Preparation Researching the Company, Job and More... before the Interview Be Ready to Imp…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Online with MorningStar & ValueLine
We will retrieve important information on individual stocks and mutual funds, including analysts’ reports and opinions, and demonstrate the advanced search capabilities of each database. Join us to learn how to turn an investment concept into a short list of potential investments.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
1 p.m.WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive(Bring your own USB drive). Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaran…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1:15 p.m.Investing In Stocks: The Basics
Introduces basic investment terms and concepts such as risk and reward, IPO’s, p/e ratios, and relative p/e ratios. Ways to approach the investment decision and alternative stock investments such as mutual funds and ETF’s are discussed. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
3:15 p.m.Introduction to Patents
General overview of patents and patent resources available at SIBL. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Planning and Organizing a Job Search Campaign
Rob Hellmann explores the key elements of a job search strategy and offers a step-by-step approach to landing the job you want. Learn how to diagnose and correct an ailing job search so that you begin seeing interviews and offers. The discussion includes: Structuring and prioritizing your search across two-to-five “job-targets” Making decisions between alternate job targets Using a personal job-search Marketing Plan to speed up your search Positioning yourself in your resume, cover…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, July 9, 2015
2 p.m. Crafting an Elevator Pitch - Pre-Registration Required
Pre-Registration Required! For career success, one proven way to make a positive first impression is with a well-crafted professional introduction. An elevator pitch communicates your core information quickly and sparks conversation, and leads to a meeting or business card exchange. While short, an elevator pitch is far too important to take casually. It should be carefully constructed yet authentic, and be as adaptable at a cocktail party, at the gym, or at the U.N. You can tweak your elev…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.Introduction to Trademarks
Overview of trademarks, trademark resources at SIBL. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Staying Motivated Throughout the Job Search Process
Looking for a job can be a long, arduous journey that requires much time and patience, especially in this economy, to see results. Staying positive and motivated throughout the process can make you a less stressed and a more effective applicant, which can in turn accelerate the outcomes you desire. Kristina Leonardi helps you re-evaluate your overall career and job search strategy to reduce stress. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first come, first seate…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Researching the 5 Ps of Your Marketing Plan: Product, People, Price Plan, Promotion
How to research the 5 P's to help you arrive at informed marketing decisions, increasing the potential for your business to grow.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Friday, July 10, 2015
3:15 p.m.Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn to create a spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Saturday, July 11, 2015
12 noonConstructing a Diversified Portfolio for Beginners
By diversifying your investment portfolio, you are more likely to reduce volatility (risk) and enhance potential returns. Learn key elements of diversification. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Monday, July 13, 2015
4 p.m.Career Finder’s Club - Resumes
Registration is now closed! Career Finder’s Club - Design your career development action steps and achieve your desired (career) change. Achieve the greatest benefit for your job search and career development by attending the 5 week Career Finder's Club program. During five career-themed workshops, you will be able to build and design your own career action plan by participating in-group activities, sharing your experiences and learning from career development professionals. Space…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
6 p.m.ETFs and Mutual Funds
While mutual funds and ETFs share similar traits, there are differences between the two that investors must consider to ensure they make the appropriate investment decisions. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
1 p.m.WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive(Bring your own USB drive). Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaran…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Refining Your Personal Brand: Using Marketing Principles to Ace "Tell Me About Yourself"
Adia Tucker leads you in analyzing the unique strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of your personal brand and your field(s) of interest. Come practice and perfect your "elevator pitch" by applying a few core concepts of marketing. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, July 16, 2015
2 p.m.Critique Your Resume - Pre-Registration Required
Pre-Registration Required! Are your resumes getting you interviews? Are you submitting the same resume for each job posting? Successful job-seekers customize their resume for each position in order to let hiring managers know immediately that they are a good fit. Learn how to incorporate the language from a job posting into a Keyword-rich Summary. Participants must bring a current resume and 2 job postings. This class is most appropriate for job seekers with at least 5 years of prior w…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Starting a Small Business
This free workshop will benefit individuals getting started in business and those interested in going into business. Learn the fundamentals of federal taxes for small business owners, including Entity Choice, Recordkeeping, Business Income and Expenses, Self-Employment Tax and Estimated Tax. The seminar also covers the basics of small business tax forms, including Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship), Schedule SE (Form 1040), Self-Employment Tax, and Form 10…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Monday, July 20, 2015
4 p.m.Career Finder’s Club - Interviewing
Registration is now closed! Career Finder’s Club - Design your career development action steps and achieve your desired (career) change. Achieve the greatest benefit for your job search and career development by attending the 5 week Career Finder's Club program. During five career-themed workshops, you will be able to build and design your own career action plan by participating in-group activities, sharing your experiences and learning from career development professionals. Space…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search
John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. The discussion includes: Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network Networking Strategies to Expand Your Network Whom should I ‘link’ with on LinkedIn? Joining Groups will Benefit You in ways that You May Not Realize Why Your Blog should be Linked to Your LinkedIn Profile Expert Questions…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
1 p.m.WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive(Bring your own USB drive). Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaran…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Canceled
Interview with Confidence - Canceled
David Lees discusses the job interviewing process and learn tools to effectively stand out from other interviewers. He’ll demonstrate how using your Personal Core BrandSM and specific tools will help you replace anxiety with confidence. Learn: How best to be prepared prior to your interview 3 secrets to communicating and managing interviews The three steps to score points while interviewing How to answer those troubling questing before you begin interviewing Click here for…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Crash Course In Interviewing - Hacking into your Elevator Pitch!
Just making it to the interview stage is an accomplishment. How compelling is your Elevator Pitch? The discussion includes: Before securing an interview, learn how your Elevator Pitch can be the foundation for your success The best way to prepare yourself for interviewing How to do homework on the company, the position and on you Practice answers to interviewers’ questions Review types of questions that would be most impactful for you to ask How to address salary questions How…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, July 23, 2015
2 p.m.Crafting an Elevator Pitch - Pre-Registration Required
Pre-Registration Required! For career success, one proven way to make a positive first impression is with a well-crafted professional introduction. An elevator pitch communicates your core information quickly and sparks conversation, and leads to a meeting or business card exchange. While short, an elevator pitch is far too important to take casually. It should be carefully constructed yet authentic, and be as adaptable at a cocktail party, at the gym, or at the U.N. You can tweak your elev…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Attitude is The Key to Successful Job Search
Has your job search got you down? Want some easy interventions to stay positive, stay energized and move forward with success? Join Renee Lee Rosenberg, certified clinical career counselor, New York State licensed mental health counselor and author, as she introduces interventions that will energize you, and keep you feeling positive and resilient in your job search. Be prepared to belly laugh, and have fun. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, July 24, 2015
12 noonYour Job Search is A Full Time Job How to Manage Your Job Search
Dylan DeYoung discusses the 4 Steps job seekers should follow for success. Learn how to: Create a target of job prospects using social media sites such as LinkedIn Develop a simple plan to follow to contact hiring managers Follow up with people who have received your information Prepare for your interview Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Monday, July 27, 2015
4 p.m.Career Finder’s Club - LinkedIn and other Social Media
Registration is now closed! Career Finder’s Club - Design your career development action steps and achieve your desired (career) change. Achieve the greatest benefit for your job search and career development by attending the 5 week Career Finder's Club program. During five career-themed workshops, you will be able to build and design your own career action plan by participating in-group activities, sharing your experiences and learning from career development professionals. Space is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
6 p.m.Live Within Your Means: The ABCs of Budgeting
Life in the city is expensive, and it can be hard to make ends meet. Sara Cass, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, discusses what a budget is and how to you put one together. Get tips on how to live within a budget and make it balance. Sara Cass has worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) for 30 years. She has worked primarily in the Financial Institution Supervision Group (FISG) and was a bank examiner for many years. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
1 p.m.WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive(Bring your own USB drive). Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaran…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter®Communications Mastery in Job Search: How to Engage Hiring Managers
John Crant discusses techniques for getting the attention of hiring managers. The discussion includes: First You Have To Find Them! (the Decisions-makers) Engaged and Disengaged: Houston, We Have a Problem It's About Them, So That It's About You... (It Has To Be About Them!) Avoiding the 'One-offs': It's About Opening a Communications Channel Getting 'an Agreement' for a Relationship Channel Surfing: Keeping Your Communications Goals Focused Value, Value... In Every Word Will…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, July 30, 2015
12 noonNetworking to Your Next Job/Career
It has been found that approximately 70-80% of job seekers get their jobs through networking. Mim Anzolut discusses how to successfully network to your next job or career. Learn how to develop a networking strategy, an effective “elevator speech”, and prepare for formal networking meetings. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2 p.m.Critique Your Resume - Pre-Registration Required
Pre-Registration Required! Are your resumes getting you interviews? Are you submitting the same resume for each job posting? Successful job-seekers customize their resume for each position in order to let hiring managers know immediately that they are a good fit. Learn how to incorporate the language from a job posting into a Keyword-rich Summary. Participants must bring a current resume and 2 job postings. This class is most appropriate for job seekers with at least 5 years of prior w…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Business Legal Structures
This free seminar is designed to inform attendees about various business structures and to help them determine which type of entity is most suitable for their emerging or existing businesses. The seminar will benefit established businesses, those getting started and individuals anticipating going into business. Presented by the IRS. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
6 p.m.Networking: Building and Maintaining Your Visibility
Renee Rosenberg discusses how-to strategies to develop and nurture a strong, network, even if you are an introvert. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, August 6, 2015
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Resume Renovation
John Crant shows how making the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job search actually increases the value of the items on your resume. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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