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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, June 1, 2015
3:15 p.m.Business Plan Research Workshop
Provides research guidance specifically tailored to your particular business plan.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
3:15 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 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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
1:15 p.m.Introduction to Trademarks
Overview of trademarks, trademark resources at SIBL.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
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
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, June 5, 2015
1:15 p.m.Job Seekers: Download a Customized Company List for Contacts
Find Companies and Executive contacts for your next job. Search by industry as well as location, size, and sales.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
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
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:Planning for the Future: Wills and Advance Directives
Stacey Pramer 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. Stacey Pramer is a volunteer attorney with the Cancer Advocacy and Elderlaw Projects of the City Bar Justice Center, the non-profit section of the New York City Bar Association. Both projects provide free legal services in the area of life planning for cancer patients…
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
3 p.m.For Seniors Only: Identity Theft
Robin E. Eichen discusses identity theft, including what it is, how it happens, and how to avoid becoming a victim. 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
6 p.m.It's Not About Age: Tips to Conduct a Successful Job Search No Matter Your Age
Renee Rosenberg offers tips for conducting a successful job search campaign at any age. She believes the right attitude and th right preparation can lead to a successful job search. Renee Lee Rosenberg is a certified clinical career counselor and the author of the book "Achieving the Good Life After 50". 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 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
12 noonEqually Strong - Job Search Best Practices for People with Disabilities and Veterans
​Please RSVP today to participate in this program to jscnypl@nypl.org with the subject heading EQUALLY STRONG. If you need any special accommodations please indicate it in your email. Losing a job or having to switch careers because of life circumstances is tough, and can create a big hurdle in leading a fulfilling and successful life. For Individuals With Disabilities it also creates a significant challenge. For Veterans, the challenge includes transitioning to the new realities of civilian l…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Introduction to Medicare
Eric Hausman provides an introduction to Medicare, including eligibility and enrollment, Medicare Part A Hospital Insurance, and Medicare Part B Medical Insurance. Learn about the different choices in Medicare - Medigap/Medicare Supplement insurance, Medicare Advantage/Medicare Health Plans, and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. Get all of the latest information on Medicare for 2015. Eric Hausman is an Independent Consultant specializing in Medicare Education and Training.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
6 p.m.A Seminar in Resume Problems
Win Sheffield discusses how to correct resume issues that can cloud your professional message. 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
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
12 noonPowerful First Impressions: How to Find and Get the Job You Really Want
Barry Cohen 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 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Interview Intervention: The Self-Recruiter® Interview Checklist
John Crant discusses how to research a job opportunity and fully prepare for your 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
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
6 p.m.Planning and Organizing a Job Search Campaign
Robert Hellman discusses the key elements of a job search strategy and a step-by-step approach to landing the job you want. 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 9, 2015
6 p.m.Staying Motivated Throughout the Job Search Process
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 seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Saturday, July 11, 2015
12 noonConstructing a Diversified Portfolio for Beginners
Learn how to diversify your investment portfolio, in order to reduce volatility (risk) and enhance potential returns. 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
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