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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, December 22, 2014
1:15 p.m.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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Monday, December 29, 2014
11 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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
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
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
1:15 p.m.Bonds & Bond Mutual Funds: Investment Resources at SIBL
An introduction to bonds and to the best of SIBL’s print and electronic resources for researching bonds and bond mutual funds. Other public web sites are introduced. 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
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Organizing and Managing Your Job Search
John Crant shows how to search for your next career opportunity. Learn 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 Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwis…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, January 7, 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.New Resolutions for Your Career: Establishing and Maintaining Career Momentum in 2015
With the new year come resolutions and recommitment to goals of all kinds. Win Sheffield discusses ways to spark and sustain your career actions throughout the year. Learn how to: Assess which of the key components of a job campaign you need to focus on Set attainable objectives Find support to keep you moving and restarting when you are distracted Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. Click her…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, January 8, 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 prio…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.StartUP! 2015 Business Plan Competition Orientation
The New York Public Library in conjunction with its sponsor, Citi Foundation, is proud to announce the 6th Annual New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition for New York-based startup entrepreneurs with cash prizes totaling over $30,000. The Orientation will start you off by giving you the basics of the competition. Attending one orientation session is the first requirement of the competition. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. Click here for more SIBL pr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, January 10, 2015
12 noonIt's Never Too Late to Start Investing
Learn time-tested investing principles and techniques , so that despite the inevitable ups and downs of the markets, you can work toward your financial goals - no matter when you start investing. 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
Tuesday, January 13, 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 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. 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
6 p.m.Maximizing Your Return
While Americans may disagree on how their taxes are spent, at tax time, most of us are looking for ways to pay no more than we owe, or even boost our tax refunds. Jean Joseph, CPA discuss five of the best strategies that go beyond the obvious to give you tried-and-true ways to reduce your tax liability. Jean Joseph, CPA is the owner of Joseph Tax & Consulting Services LLC with offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SI…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
6 p.m.StartUp! Workshop 1: Business Planning Research and Resources
This is the first training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2015 Business Plan Competition. Learn what a business plan requires and how to do the necessary research. This session will be offered three times in January. 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), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, January 14, 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® Resume Renovation
John Crant offers tips on how to increase the value of the items on your resume, and how to make the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job search. The discussion includes: Resume: ‘New’ Definition Resume Goals Understanding ‘Stacks of Incoming Resumes’ ‘3 Second’ Test One Page Resume, Unless It’s Two :-( Value, Value Everywhere, but Nowhere to be Seen Degrees of Degrees The Headless Horseman: Don’t Send a Word Doc! Seating is on a first come, first…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, January 15, 2015
1 p.m.Writing a LinkedIn Summary - Pre-Registration Required
Pre-registration required. Creating a LinkedIn profile is a "must" particularly for job-seekers. With 300 million profiles, 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 the profiles do not include a Summary -- 2,000 characters of prime real estate located below the Headline. By skipping a Summary, you…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.How to Build Your Brand and Keep it in the Black: A Workshop for Entrepreneurs
Learn what makes a great brand and how you can transform yours into one that helps you keep your current customers and attract new ones. Alan Siege discusses clear practices that you can use immediately to refine and strengthen your brand. But even with an awesome brand and an incredible website, your company needs to set up financial systems. Naman Trivedi explains how to do it right using case studies to illustrate the three essentials Cs: consistency, controls, and cash. Alan Siege has…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, January 16, 2015
12 noonHarnessing the Power of LinkedIn as a Research Tool
​Steven Davis and Teneka Hardy discuss how to utilize the power of LinkedIn to uncover people, companies and contacts. Learn easy to use methods proven to be successful for effective networking and generating positive results from the job search process. ​ 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
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
6 p.m.Marketing Yourself with Confidence
The key to standing out as an applicant and landing a job is knowing your “Personal Core BrandSM” (PCB) - who you are and what makes you unique. David Lees helps you to reconnect to your PCB and offers you tools to move forward as you market yourself. Learn: How your Personal Core Brand (PCB) helps you gain a competitive edge How to identify your PCB and gain further insights to your specific strengths and qualities How to use your PCB on your resume and in an elevator pitch Tools t…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, January 21, 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.Your 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
Thursday, January 22, 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 prio…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, January 23, 2015
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® Building Your Professional Network With LinkedIn & How To Use It For 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
Saturday, January 24, 2015
12:30 p.m.StartUp! Workshop 1: Business Planning Research and Resources
This is the first training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2015 Business Plan Competition. Learn what a business plan requires and how to do the necessary research. This session will be offered three times in January. 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), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
6 p.m.Health Care Reform: What It Means To You
There has been information and misinformation about what ObamaCare means for individuals and small businesses. There have also been thousands of pages of law and regulations written about it. The truth is, it means different things for different people. And no matter who you are, whether you have health insurance or not, it means something for you. Audrey Diop explains what ObamaCare means for you. Audrey is the Director of Health Insurance Initiatives for the NYC Human Resources Administrat…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wednesday, January 28, 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.Gamification: Coursera Discussion Group
The Gamification Coursera discussion group will be held during this time. This is a discussion group for students registered online for Gamification and will not be open to the general public: https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thursday, January 29, 2015
6 p.m.StartUp! Workshop 1: Business Planning Research and Resources
This is the first training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2015 Business Plan Competition. Learn what a business plan requires and how to do the necessary research. This session will be offered three times in January. 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), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
6 p.m.Interview Intervention: The Self Recruiter® Interview Checklist
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. 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, February 4, 2015
6 p.m.Gamification: Coursera Discussion Group
The Gamification Coursera discussion group will be held during this time. This is a discussion group for students registered online for Gamification and will not be open to the general public: https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thursday, February 5, 2015
6 p.m.Powerful First Impressions: How to Find and Get the Job You Really Want
Barry Cohen, former CUNY Employment Coordinator discusses the “hidden” techniques and strategies you need to ace that next job interview. 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, February 7, 2015
12 noonAvoiding Common Mistakes on Wills
Learn the importance of having a will and how to simplify the process. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® 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. 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.4 Keys to Success: Credit, Cash Flow, Customers and Cons
Better Business Bureau President and CEO Claire Rosenzweig discusses these four key elements that affect business success and give tips about how to handle them effectively. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
12 noonDeliver Powerful Presentations that get RESULTS!
Robert Hellmann discusses the keys to a powerful presentation. 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 Management for Introverts
Win Sheffield offers tips to overcome shyness and the reluctance to talk to strangers. 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.Gamification: Coursera Discussion Group
The Gamification Coursera discussion group will be held during this time. This is a discussion group for students registered online for Gamification and will not be open to the general public: https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thursday, February 12, 2015
6 p.m.Starting a Small Business
Get answers to a wide range of tax questions about launching a new business venture. Presented by the IRS. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
6 p.m.Reinvent Your Career
David Lees discusses ways to think about new career possibilities based on your strengths, passions and transferable skills. 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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