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Saturday, February 6, 2016
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® Lecture Series Interview Intervention: The Self-Recruiter® Interview Checklist
Success during an interview depends on how well you prepared beforehand. John Crant shows how to research a job opportunity that you are about to interview for, to fully prepare for interview success, and the right follow up after your interview – 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 Impress: The Self-Recruiter® INTERVIEW CHECKLIST Thank You Note…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Monday, February 8, 2016
1:15 p.m.Social Security: How it Will Fit into Your Retirement Plan
This class provides an overview of the major social security provisions. It reviews the basics that you need to know and what resources are available to help you understand when and how to apply for your Social Security Retirement Benefits. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
3:15 p.m.Introduction to Trademarks
Overview of trademarks, trademark resources at SIBL.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.Introduction to Trademarks
Overview of trademarks, trademark resources at SIBL.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3
Array
Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
10 a.m. AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Tax Tips for Your 2015 Return
Discover strategies to lower your taxes. Things to do now to relieve the stress of tax season and maximize tax deductions. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of NY. 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. StartUp! 2016 Workshop 2: Developing Your Marketing Plan
This is the second training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2016 Business Plan Competition. Learn how to develop a marketing plan for your business. This session will be offered three times in February. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
10 a.m. AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
1 p.m.AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network has information on careers and training in Healthcare, Green Economy, or Transit . Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
3:15 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
6 p.m.Your Resume vs. Your LinkedIn Profile
Robert Hellmann, of www.hellmannconsulting.com and author of Advanced LinkedIn, reviews actual client examples of successful resumes and LinkedIn profiles. Get the facts straight about what works, what doesn't, and the important differences between these two essential mediums. Learn how to craft a compelling resume and profile that will help you get and ace interviews. The discussion includes: How to write powerful resume and LinkedIn profile bullets Nine resume “do’s” and six resume “don't…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, February 11, 2016
2 p.m.Registration Closed - Thinking About A Career Change - Pre-registration Required
Registration for this program is closed. These days, adults change jobs about every four years (?) and many are taking the leap of switching careers or industries. Turn what could be a long and frustrating venture into an invigorating journey of exploration. Whether you're feeling clueless about what you want, or are unsure how to begin, this workshop will help you lay the foundation for a rewarding new direction. You'll get the best online resources, including self-assessment and research we…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Canceled
Canceled - Business Model Canvas - Part 2
This program has been canceled. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Don’t Procrastinate on Your New Year’s Resolutions!
Make 2016 the year in which you plan for and achieve your resolutions! David Parker discusses his book The More You Do the Better You Feel: How to Overcome Procrastination and Live a Happier Life. Learn how to achieve the many personal and professional goals often identified as “resolutions” and learn what the difference is between a “hope” and “a plan.” The discussion includes helpful tips on how to keep the promises that you make to yourself, as well as David's effective procrastination-fi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
6 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
Friday, February 12, 2016
3:15 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners pt.1
Learn how to create a presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, drawings, videos, and running your slideshow. Class Format: Hands on Skill prerequisites: Typing and Keyboard Basics & Mouse Basics Audience: Adults, Businesspeople, Job Seekers Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:15 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Ar…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, February 13, 2016
12 noonMaximizing Your IRA & 401(k)
Optimize your retirement plans; including contribution levels for each type of plan, as well as optimal asset allocation for different time horizons. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of NY. Seating is on first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10 a.m. AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® Lecture Series The Paradigm Shift in Job Search: Marketing Yourself To The Decision-Maker
John Crant discusses techniques for getting the attention of hiring managers. The discussion includes: Just Who Is It That Makes the Decisions? Finding the Decision-maker(s)... (There Are Almost Always More Than One...) Email, Voicemail, LinkedIn, and Snail Mail... Oh, My! Catching Attention: It Has To Be About Them It's All About The Message (By Which I Mean: Value) Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
1:15 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
6 p.m.De-Mystifying Twitter for Small Business: Tweeting Towards Sales
Charlie Conard answers common questions about Twitter for business owners, including: Getting your business started on Twitter How do hashtags work and why are they important? Learning to write an effective tweet –in under 140 characters! Case Studies: See how Twitter has helped other small-business owners transform Get a clear understanding of how Twitter works and the ways it can help your small business build sales. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m. StartUp! 2016 Workshop 2: Developing Your Marketing Plan
This is the second training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2016 Business Plan Competition. Learn how to develop a marketing plan for your business. This session will be offered three times in February. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy Hall
Array
Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
10 a.m. AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
1 p.m. AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network can help you prepare and qualify for a well- paying job and a rewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you to the education and training you need. Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click her…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
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.Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to Be Doing With Your Life?
Kristina Leonardi discusses re-assessing who you are and what you should be doing with your life so you can achieve fulfillment on all levels, and at the same time enable you to serve others. Kristina shares with you how she came to form The Women’s Mosaic and how the tools and lessons she has learned can help you create a more gratifying career and life path for yourself. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, February 18, 2016
3:15 p.m.Global Business News and More Using Factiva
Search 9,000 publications in 118 countries and 22 languages. Explore Factiva's worldwide content. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Search for more SIBL programs and classes.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Do You Have A “Perfect Pitch”?
Everyone needs a simple and compelling way to explain what they do. It's the key to successfully prospecting networking events, chance meetings. This is a challenge that every job seeker, entrepreneur, marketer, and sales person must excel at, and yet most do it poorly. Presented by Steven Davis. Steven Davis discusses how to communicate what you do in the time it takes to ride an elevator from ground level until the door opens and you have to leave. For those of us living in New York, we have…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 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
Friday, February 19, 2016
12 noonFeeling Stuck? There is a tool for that...
We all start off the New Year with good intentions. We are ready to jump into action with our plans and then the voices in our head start; “I’m too old to change careers” or “I don’t know enough” Sound familiar? These voices are loud, paralyzing and we believe them. They have the ability to stop us from moving forward and creating the life/career we want. Is this where you are? Are you finding reasons not to take the steps needed to make change? Are you sabotaging your good intentions?…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
1:15 p.m.Planning for a Successful Retirement
Where will the money come from! This class describes a variety of tax advantaged accounts that individuals can set up to help them acquire the nest egg necessary for retirement and/or college bound children. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners p.2
Learn how to create a presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, drawings, videos, and running your slideshow. Class Format: Hands on Skill prerequisites: Typing and Keyboard Basics & Mouse Basics Audience: Adults, Businesspeople, Job Seekers Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:15 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Ar…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, February 20, 2016
1 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
Monday, February 22, 2016
1:15 p.m.Facebook for Business for Beginners
This class is intended for active users of Facebook in its social media capacity. We will discuss the creation of a Facebook page for your business/organization, posting, etiquette, editing/maintenance, marketing and usage statistics. 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
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
10 a.m. AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Know Before You Enroll
Thomas Warga discusses how to evaluate different education options including recognizing the red flags of bad choices, using College Scorecard, and utilizing the Federal Government’s new college rating website. Learn about the different types of financial aid before incurring large debt and about choices for dealing with debt from student loans. Thomas Warga is a volunteer with the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of the Community Service Society. He is a financial coach for the Community…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
10 a.m. AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
1 p.m.AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network can help you prepare and qualify for a well- paying job and a rewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you to the education and training you need. Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click her…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m. AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network can help you prepare and qualify for a well- paying job and a rewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you to the education and training you need. Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click her…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.​How Behavioral Science Can Help Us Have a Good Day​
​Whether we have a good day or not depends partly on things we can’t control – perhaps there’s a crisis at work or our colleagues are cranky today. But behavioral science shows us that many things that seem “fixed” or “random” can be surprisingly strongly influenced by our own actions, once we understand just a little of how the brain works. Caroline Webb demonstrates how tiny tweaks to our daily routines can transform our experience of what happens around us, the number of hours in the day, ou…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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