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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
3:15 p.m.Canceled
Canceled - Investing! What Your Money Can Do for You
This class is designed to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards of different investments, to teach some basic information about different asset types, and to help match individual goals to investment choices. Also, we review useful information sources. 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.Powerful 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 interview 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
6:30 p.m.ESOL Conversation Program, Group Attendance, May 2015, SIBL
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in-person at the branch where the class is held. Registration is drawn by lot. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Testing follows registration. Documentation is not required. No child care provided www.org/events/classes/english-conversation Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30–7:30 p.m. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wednesday, May 27, 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
3:15 p.m.Global Business News & More using Factiva
Search 9,000 publications 118 countries in 22 languages. Explore Factiva's worldwide content. 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
5:30 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.Returning to the Workforce After a Long Break Or Sabbatical
John Crant shows how to overcome many of the challenges that job seekers face when looking to rejoin the workforce after an extended leave. The discussion includes: The Elephant in the Room: Your Sabbatical Unspoken Objections: Understanding 'Key' Concerns Ready or Not: Your (non) Work-life Is About To Change Preparing Your 'Marketing' Materials: Resume, LinkedIn & More Strategies for Overcoming Objections & Concerns of the Hiring Manager Interview Preparation Specifics…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, May 28, 2015
12 noonHow to Absolutely, Positively Ace Your Job Interview
Dr. Bruce Weinstein, author of the new book The Good Ones: Ten Crucial Qualities of High-Character Employees, explains how job seekers can ace their interviews by talking about something few of their competitors will: their own character. Dr. Bruce Weinstein says: "Bernie Madoff had an outstanding track record of making money for his clients, but that's because he was running the largest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history. It doesn't matter how skilled or knowledgeable you are if you're a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2 p.m.Writing a LinkedIn Summary
Creating a LinkedIn profile is a "must" particularly for job-seekers. With 300 million profiles worldwide, it's no wonder that some employers don't even bother posting new openings anymore; instead, they search LinkedIn for potential candidates. It's also a "must" that your profile capture the attention of decision-makers. Yet, over 50% of profiles do not include a Summary -- 2,000 characters of prime real estate located below the Headline. By skipping a Summary, you miss a great opportunity…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.Getting Started in Export/Import Research
Designed as a one-hour tour of exporting resources, using USA Trade and export web resources. 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 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Is What You Do Right For You? A Holistic Approach to Assessing Career Fit
Adia Tucker guides you in exploring critical aspects of yourself - including your interests, values, skills, and "career story" - so that you can assess current job and career fit. This workshop is ideal for those who are choosing their first career, considering a career change, or looking for more gratification in what they do. 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
6 p.m.Career Resources
Description: Explore job/career resources available at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) and other public sites; Find industry and career advice, resume guides 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
Friday, May 29, 2015
11:15 a.m.Searching Bloomberg (limited to first 5)
This hands-on class demonstrates the Bloomberg menu driven system. The class will learn search methods for information on companies, and how to find securities that match investors’ criteria. Also, we will retrieve some market and economic data available on Bloomberg. 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 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.Excel 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
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
6 p.m.Canceled
Canceled - Not a US Citizen? What You Need To Know About Financial Planning
This program has been canceled. Simon Brady discusses the factors to consider when deciding to get a green card or US citizenship, including the financial and taxation consequences of the decision 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
6 p.m.Broker, Financial Planner, or Investment Advisor: How To Pick One
Learn the differences between the financial professionals, including how they charge, and when you need one. 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, June 3, 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.Business Communications for Your Career
Being good at what you do is usually not good enough; communication is key. The letters and emails that you write and the relationships that you form can get you the career you want, or get you rejected (or in trouble!). The presentation you’re about deliver could be career-making or career-breaking. Robert Hellmann discusses the key elements of successful business communications for diverse career (and job-search) situations, including: A “cheat sheet” of rules to follow in your busines…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, June 4, 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
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Organizing and Managing Your Job Search
John Crant discusses how to look at your job search and next career opportunity from a different angle. Discover how to plan, set goals, and manage your job search. The discussion includes: 15 Pathways to Job Search Success Networking Strategy Job Search Activity Goals & Tracking Weekly Review of Your Goals Calling a Hiring Manager, and Strategy 30 Second Calling ‘Script’: Preparation before Calling Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a fir…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, June 10, 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.Managing the Head Game in Your Job Search
This can be a highly challenging period in your life and the stories you tell yourself, and the stories you tell in job search can be very powerful in managing your head, your attitude and ultimately your search. Celia Currin, executive and career coach, will explore the many proactive things you can do during this stressful period that help you keep your ego intact and your emotions in control. It is the balancing act between being kind to yourself without letting yourself off too easy. Thi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, June 11, 2015
12 noonA Crash Course In Interviewing
Just making it to the interview stage is an accomplishment, so how do you make sure that you are prepared for it in the best way? Steven Davis answers this and other questions about interviewing during this session. The discussion includes: How to do homework on the company, the position, and on you Practice answers to interviewers’ questions Questions that are the most impactful for you to ask Addressing salary questions How to close strong The best ways to follow up ​S…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
12 noonCrash Course In Interviewing
Just making it to the interview stage is an accomplishment, so how do you make sure that you are prepared for it in the best way? You will find answers for this and other interviewing questions during this session. Presented by Steven Davis. The discussion includes: How to do homework on the company, the position, and on you Practice answers to interviewers’ questions Questions that are the most impactful for you to ask Addressing salary questions How to close strong The be…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2 p.m.Keep the Momentum Going
Sherry Natkow leads this interactive workshop for job-seekers looking for work. In the best of times, looking for a job is a lonely experience. We stay in our apartments too much of the time in front of the computer. This workshop offers us the opportunity to exchange information and learn from each other. When we wonder what to do next -- or what works -- you can bet that someone has new information and a tested strategy to offer. We'll pool our resources, ask questions of each other, and s…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn& How To Use It In Your Job Search
In this special lecture format, 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 Link…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Saturday, June 13, 2015
12 noonMaximizing Your IRA & 401(k)
Learn how to optimize your retirement plans; including maximum contribution levels for each type of plan, as well as optimal asset allocation for different time horizons. 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, June 15, 2015
12 noonPresentation Skills for Job Seekers
Whether you’re networking for a job or on an interview, the need to present to impress and separate yourself apart from others is critical. You only have one chance to make a positive first impression. Cheryl Gillette offers tips for improving your: Use of vocabulary Nerves and anxiety Learn how to portray confidence as well as have the opportunity to create an “elevator pitch,” practice before the audience, and receive constructive feedback. Cheryl Gillette is an Independent Train…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
6 p.m.Shall We Wed? Financial Planning and Same-sex Households
Recent changes in federal and state law, policies, and procedures affect taxation, government and employee benefits, and how assets are transferred after death depending on the marital status of same-sex couples. Thom Chu discusses the benefits and burdens of marriage compared with domestic partnership or legal stranger status. Thomas K. Chu is an estate planning attorney practicing in lower Manhattan and a Candidate for Certified Financial Planner® certification. He is a member of PridePlanner…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, June 17, 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.Summer Pitch: How To Talk About Your Career In Any Setting
With memories of arctic chill, ice and snow receding as we prepare for spending time out of doors without six layers of clothing, we enter into a more relaxed time where we need to focus on our career, but less formally. Career coach Win Sheffield discusses how to remain effective in your job campaign and still enjoy the warm weather. Whether in the board room or on the beach, work the room in a relaxed manner, tell them something that will make them pay attention, adapting your message to the…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, June 18, 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
2 p.m.Getting A Bank Loan for Your Business
Glamis Haro discusses the steps to take before going to a bank for a business loan. Learn how to assess appropriate loan amounts, create a financing structure, decide on investors, and collateralize. Glamis Haro is a Certified Credit and Business advisor at Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Previously she was the Lending and Business Development Manager at Union Settlement Federal Credit Union. Glamis has extensive experience with Community Development Financial I…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
6 p.m.Reinvent Your Career
Are you in career transition or frustrated and stuck in you present job? Would like to do something different but aren’t sure what to do about it? David Lees offers tips for being more optimistic and motivated to move forward. Learn: The secret to changing careers How to develop your Personal Core Brand (PCB) to showcase your value Ways to think about new career possibilities based on your strengths, passions, and transferable skills How to find new job opportunities Click…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, June 24, 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® Lecture Series: Career Evolution: Preparing for Your Career's Next Leap with Social Media Marketing
John Crant shows how to lay the groundwork to take your career to the next level, to get on the 'short list' for that next promotion, and to market your achievements continually. The discussion includes: Perception Is Reality: So, Change Reality Credit, Where Credit Is Do –and How To Get Yours Sharing Accolades Shines the Light on You Too Be Seen as a Leader, By Being a Leader Manage Your Career 'Marketing' Materials: Using LinkedIn, Groups, Blogs & More Your Signature Block…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, June 25, 2015
1 p.m.For Seniors Only
Join us for an afternoon of lectures dedicated to issues that are of increasing concern to those over 55. Topics covered include: wills and advance directives, investment issues for seniors, and identity theft. Bring your questions! Wills and Advance Directives This program provides an introduction to life-planning documents, including wills, health care proxies, living wills and powers of attorney. Learn why these documents are important and how they can help you plan for the future. Inve…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
1 p.m.For Seniors Only: Wills and Advance Directives
Learn about life-planning documents, including wills, health care proxies, living wills, and powers of attorney. 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
2 p.m.Writing a LinkedIn Summary
Creating a LinkedIn profile is a "must" particularly for job-seekers. With 300 million profiles worldwide, it's no wonder that some employers don't even bother posting new openings anymore; instead, they search LinkedIn for potential candidates. It's also a "must" that your profile capture the attention of decision-makers. Yet, over 50% of profiles do not include a Summary -- 2,000 characters of prime real estate located below the Headline. By skipping a Summary, you miss a great opportunity…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2 p.m.For Seniors Only: Investing for Seniors
Learning how to invest safely can mean a big difference in your retirement years. With some basic understanding of how scam artists work, you can avoid fraud and protect your hard-earned money. This Program is For Seniors Only! 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
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