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Tuesday, April 28, 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 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
5:30 p.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2015 Registration at Science, Industry and Business Library
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-converation Registration and testing: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. (continuing/referral students at 5:00…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6 p.m.Self-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. 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
Wednesday, April 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
1:15 p.m.Canceled
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
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
Thursday, April 30, 2015
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
5:30 p.m.Best Practices in Your Job Search Campaign
During this session you will learn about best practices of a successful job search campaign: effective job search planning strategies, marketing yourself and more, using social networking sites in your job search, making a good impression during the interview, and the importance of follow-up. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Are You Branding Yourself to be Remembered?
Renee Rosenberg discusses how to create a dynamic, memorable brand that can open the way to job search success. 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, May 5, 2015
6 p.m.Five Plastic Money Cards - The Good, Bad and Ugly
As students and adults move to an all plastic money system, do they know the advantages and disadvantages of these plastic cards? Douglas Young discusses the good, the bad and the ugly of credit, debit, gift, pre-paid, and store cards, and explains how they impact a person’s credit, ability to get a job, rent an apartment, or obtain low interest rates for a car loan, private student loan, or home mortgage. Learn about FICO credit scores, “utilization rates”, “hard and soft inquires”, and the r…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, May 6, 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.Become the Perfect Candidate: Tap into the 'Hidden' Job Market
Frustrated by a lack of response from job ads, or feel like you are having trouble competing with your fellow job-seekers to get interviews? Many people rely too much on ads or recruiting firms to get interviews, and do not put enough time into networking and contacting people directly. In today’s economy most jobs are landed using latter two approaches! Your network becomes even more important when you are less than the perfect candidate for highly competitive jobs. Robert Hellmann discu…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, May 7, 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
Friday, May 8, 2015
12 noonElevator "Pitch Perfect!"
Are you prepared to give a strong elevator pitch and answer questions like- Tell me about yourself? What are you looking for? Why do you believe you are a good fit for your next opportunity? You are not your resume. The resume is only a tool to get an interview. Your elevator pitch and presentation abilities will build positive momentum on your path to secure offers. Steven Davis discusses: How to influence others by your words and energy What and how much information to share Ho…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Saturday, May 9, 2015
12 noonThe Key To A Dream Retirement
To be confident in achieving your retirement goals, it is important for you to know where you are in life and what steps need to be taken to build your retirement nest-egg. Since retirement can become the longest stage of our lives, understanding asset accumulation, growth, and preservation is critical. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. 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, May 12, 2015
12 noonShould I Throw Away My Resume?
How important is my Resume in the World of Social Media? Should I Throw away my Resume? Is a Cover Letter Still Needed? These and other questions will be covered in this session. Renee Lee Rosenberg answers these questions and more. Renee Lee Rosenberg is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Clinical Career Counselor, and 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 s…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Marketing Yourself with Confidence
David Lees offers you tools to better position and package yourself to move forward. Learn: How your Personal Core BrandSM can help you gain a competitive edge How to identify what’s unique about yourself to gain further insights to your specific strengths and distinctive qualities How to use your Personal Core BrandSM on your resume, in an elevator pitch, in social media, and when interviewing Tools to succinctly showcase yourself when communicating your success stories with others…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, May 13, 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: 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. 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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, May 14, 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.How to Handle Difficult Interview Questions
What will you be doing in five years Tell me about your worst boss What is your biggest weakness What would your colleagues say about your leadership What sets you apart from others “Behavioral” interview questions These and other queries strike terror in the hearts of interviewees everywhere. But they do not need to. Career coach Win Sheffield believes that by being well grounded in your accomplishments and with a bit of good technique, any question an interviewer asks can be turn…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, May 15, 2015
12 noonThe 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 SnailMail... Oh, My! Catching Attention: It Has To Be About Them It's All About The Message (By Which I Mean: Value) Getting the Call-back (or... Actually Following Up!) Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seati…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
6 p.m.Optimizing Your Budget & Cash Flow
Learn how to analyze the money you make and spend to create, and live, within a budget. 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, May 20, 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
Thursday, May 21, 2015
12 noonThinking through the Job Interview
All job interviews address three key questions: Can you do the job? Will you love the job? Do I really want to work with you? How do you address those unspoken questions during the course of an interview? Celia Currin, executive and career coach, discusses these questions and give you a way to think through the interview before you get there, the research and preparation that can help calm your nerves, and boost your confidence. The key to success is often how you develop rapport and out…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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
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
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
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
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
6 p.m.Not a US Citizen? What You Need To Know About Financial Planning
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
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
6 p.m.Business Communications for Your Career
Robert Hellmann discusses the key elements of successful business communications for diverse career (and job-search) situations. 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, June 9, 2015
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Organizing and Managing Your Job Search
John Crant shows 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. 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, June 11, 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. 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, June 13, 2015
12 noonMaximizing Your IRA & 401(k)
Learn how to optimize your retirement plans. 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
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
6 p.m.Shall We Wed? Financial Planning and Same-sex Households
Thom Chu discusses the benefits and burdens of marriage compared with domestic partnership or legal stranger status. 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 17, 2015
6 p.m.Summer Pitch: How To Talk About Your Career In Any Setting
Win Sheffield discusses how to remain effective in your job campaign during the summer months. 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, June 23, 2015
6 p.m.Reinvent Your Career
David Lees offers ways to think about new career possibilities based on your strengths, passions, and transferable skills. 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, June 24, 2015
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. 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, June 25, 2015
6 p.m.It's Not About Age: Tips to Conduct a Successful Job Search No Matter Your Age.
Renee Rosenberg offers tips for a successful job search campaign at any age. 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, June 30, 2015
6 p.m.Introduction to Medicare
Eric Hausman gives an overview of the Medicare program and your coverage options. 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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