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Friday, November 6, 2009
1 p.m.Acing the Interview
Sharpen your interview skills with the NYPL Talent Acquisition Team's handy preparation tips, typical question review, and do's and don'ts that help ace the interview. REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Space is limited, confirmation messages will be sent only to the number of people who can be admitted. If you receive a confirmation please arrive early. This event takes place in room 018, Lower level at SIBL
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Monday, November 9, 2009
12 noonKeep Your Search Going: Tips, Insights, Sources
Workshop begins with new ways to open doors, gain insights and what is working NOW for those fighting to get a job. A brief review will go over: 5 Steps to Your Next Job -LinkedIn "how to" us it for job searching Stats on job openings: NYC & AESC Q&A and discussion Charles Moldenhauer gives the best and most current insight for job seekers. He works daily to help anyone and draws from years coaching and as Managing Director of the large outplacement…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
5:30 p.m.Understanding and Navigating the New York City Housing Court Process in Difficult Economic Times; Both Commercial and Residential Evictions Will be Discussed
A presentation by Lisa Breier Urban, Esq. and Jason S. Deutschmeister, Esq. partners at Breier Deutschmeister Urban & Fromme, P.C. The firm's areas of practice include Landlord and Tenant Law, Real Estate Transactions and Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Administrative Agency determinations. Lisa Breier Urban is often quoted in top media such as The New York Times, The Real Deal, CNBC.com, WNBC and WNYC Radio and has appeared on Open House New York as well as NY1, on real estate issues…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Thursday, January 7, 2010
11 a.m.Staying Motivated Throughout the Job Search Process
Looking for a job can be a long, arduous journey that requires much time and patience, especially in this economy, to see results. Staying positive and motivated throughout the process can make you a less stressed and a more effective applicant, which can in turn accelerate the outcomes you desire. In this seminar Kristina Leonardi shows you how to: Re-evaluate your overall career and job search strategy Review out-of-the-box approaches to finding a job Learn techniques to ma…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Saturday, January 9, 2010
11 a.m.Deep Digging! Job Hunters Must Go Deeper…
Find the Jobs. Get in the Door. Get Hired. Charles Moldenhauer shares his insights into what to do in the new job environment. Lear where to find "Blind Spots," how to take advantage of free assessments and why "Mock Video Interviews" are the key to unlocking what will really work in your job search approach. 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, January 26, 2010
10 a.m.EABO: The Venetian Variety–From Tourism to Nanotechnology: Trade and Investment Opportunities in Veneto
EABO: The Venetian Variety – From Tourism to Nanotechnology: Trade and Investment Opportunities in Veneto, a Vibrant Italian Region with Venice, Padua, Verona, Vicenza and Treviso as the Main Commercial Hubs The European-American Business Organization, Inc. in cooperation with the Association of Chambers of Commerce of Veneto, Italy cordially invites you to an event on: The Venetian Variety – From Tourism to Nanotechnology Trade and Investment Opportunities in Veneto, a Vibrant Italian Region…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Businesspeople
Monday, March 1, 2010
2 p.m.KidsLIVE presents Maya Soetoro-Ng
From Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Obama, comes a lyrical story relaying the loving wisdom of their late mother to a granddaughter she never met. Ladder to the Moon, Maya Soetoro-Ng’s first book, is inspired by Maya and Barack’s mother as well as by Maya’s four-year-old daughter. What lessons, the author wonders, might her daughter have learned from her grandmother had the two ever met? In Ladder to the Moon, Maya Soetoro-Ng pays homage to her mother’s tradition of storytelling – and cele…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
K-12 Educators
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
7 p.m.Krista TIPPETT & Andrew SOLOMON: Einstein's God: Conversations about Science
KRISTA TIPPETT & ANDREW SOLOMON Einstein's God: Conversations about Science Instigated by Paul Holdengräber Albert Einstein did not believe in a personal God. And his famous quip that “God does not play dice with the universe” was a statement about quantum physics, not a statement of faith. But he did leave behind a fascinating, largely forgotten legacy of musings and writings – some serious, some whimsical - about the relationship between science and religion and his own inquisitive reveren…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
10:30 a.m.MS PowerPoint for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2003. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present at the beginning of the event.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Thursday, March 11, 2010
9 a.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. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
11 a.m.Ongoing
5 Important Characteristics Of Successful Small Business Owners
Ken Boyar discusses the keys to starting and maintaining a successful small business. The most important keys include: 1. Good planning- starting the business with a good plan. 2. Perseverance and the long-term effects on your business. 3. Keeping up standards of high quality. 4. Opportunity seekers. 5. The “ownership” of responsibility. Who should attend? - Entrepreneurs who are starting out in business and want to be sure they put the correct foot forward. - Ongoing business…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
12:15 p.m.Job Seekers Career Resources: Explore Vault and Wet Feet
Find industry and career advice, job search and resume guides, and occupational surveys. 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.Planning for Retirement and College (IRAs, 401(k)s,529s & More
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
Thursday, March 18, 2010
2 p.m.Canceled
Exploring More Google Options
Join us for an overview of Google’s Gmail, Calendar, LAB’s, and Docs. Online Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present at the beginning of the event.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, March 20, 2010
2 p.m.Bonds & Bond Mutual Funds: Investment Resources at SIBL
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, April 2, 2010
11 a.m.Global Outlook 2012
The Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) and the U.S. Commercial Service are pleased to welcome to Long Island Leo Abruzzese, EIU's Global Forecasting Director, who will present the EIU’s Global Economic Forecast for 2012, with a particular focus on the state of the U.S. recovery, the debt crisis in Europe, and the latest on the shift in economic and consumer power to the major emerging markets. The presentation will be followed by ample time for Q & A. Register at http://pages.eiu.com/2011Nove…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
6 p.m.sweetriot: the Business of Sweets
From dream to reality, entrepreneur Sarah Endline takes you behind the scenes on starting sweetriot, her award-winning candy adventure. Busy building a sweet movement to fix the world, Sarah will help you to think about your own next steps in the land of sweet entrepreneurship. The Founder and CEO of sweetriot in NYC and a self proclaimed ‘hippie capitalist,’ Sarah grew up in rural Michigan yet has traveled to, and lived or worked in more than 50 countries. This Harvard Business School MBA…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults
Thursday, April 8, 2010
11 a.m.Ongoing
Job Search Got You Down?
Learn six powerful strategies to re-evaluate and re-energize your job search. Renee Rosenberg discusses job search concerns and shows you how to develop personalized tools to build a positive career search road map. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Job Seekers
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
3:15 p.m.Attire, Attitude, Etiquette: How To Prepare For A Job Interview
Merry Nachemin teaches you three key components of a successful job interview: - Attention to detail--with appropriate attire - Winning attitude--to get the edge over the competition - Knowledge of the fine points of etiquette--to demonstrate your critical social skills Her techniques will help you master these core areas which will not only enhance your opportunities in any job market but will propel your success throughout your career. Merry P. Nachemin, L. C.S. W. R., is president of Extreme…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Job Seekers
Thursday, April 15, 2010
3:15 p.m.Business Start-up Resources & Services
Entrepreneurial resources for business planning, market research, expanding, research & assistance. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Friday, April 16, 2010
1:15 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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
3:15 p.m.Google Docs - Spreadsheet
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Google Docs. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting and print previewing worksheets. An G-mail account is required in order to participate in this class. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered parti…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Saturday, May 1, 2010
8:22 a.m.Drop-In Job Club for college graduates in their twenties.
Participants learn how to market themselves, how to conduct a strategic job search, meet other twenty-something job-seekers in a supportive environment. The Drop-In Job Club is led by Robin Neiman, Senior Vocational Counselor, and Sherry Natkow, Career Coach. Handouts and resources will be provided. Note: This club is limited to ten participants on a first come, first seated basis. No advance registration, no waiting list.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Job Search CentralCollege & Graduate Students
Thursday, May 6, 2010
9:30 a.m.Bonds & Bond Mutual Funds: Investment Resources at SIBL
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
10:30 a.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. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
6 p.m.Optimizing Cashflows and Budgeting -
Learn how to manage debt, save money in New York, build savings, and put together a good spending plan. William Wu, CFP will give you the basics, and get you on track with your finances. William Wu CFP® joined Kramer Financial Group after working as a financial advisor in Merrill Lynch's Global Wealth Management Group. He is very passionate about financial planning and believes in the benefits that proper planning can bring. With an emphasis on financial literacy and his ability to provide ind…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults
Saturday, May 15, 2010
10 a.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. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Monday, May 17, 2010
1 p.m.Budgeting! Cash and Credit
This class introduces savings and budget concepts. Reviews banks and banking products including debit and credit cards and introduces investment principles. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.MS PowerPoint Intermediate
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2003. Topics include inserting videos, graphs, and hyperlinks, custom animations, slide transitions, and more. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
4 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,
Job Seekers
Friday, May 21, 2010
10:30 a.m.Business Start-up Resources & Services
Entrepreneurial resources for business planning, market research, expanding, research & assistance. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Thursday, May 27, 2010
11 a.m.Mutual Funds and ETFs
This class clarifies the differences between mutual funds and ETFs. We explain concepts such as net asset value and capital gains distributions, and demonstrate how to read a mutual fund statement. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
10:30 a.m.Canceled
Google Docs: Forms
Using Google Docs learn to create customized forms that can be used as survey tools. An G-mail account is required in order to participate in this class. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present at the beginning of the event.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Thursday, June 3, 2010
10:30 a.m.Social Security: How it will Fit in Your Retirement.
This class reviews the history of Social Security, explains how it is calculated and how much money and when people can expected funds to be available to them. Also, we review the web site and how an individual can obtain answer specific to their retirement plans. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Monday, July 5, 2010
1:30 p.m.Search Engine Optimization 101
Learn the basics of optimizing your website for search engines to rank better on Google and Bing with simple, actionable tips from SEO expert Alhan Keser, CMO, Blue Fountain Media. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
10:30 a.m.File your Taxes Free online at SIBL
FILE Your Tax Return Free, with help from a tax assistant from NYC Gov OFE. To file your taxes free at SIBL you must: Earn less than $49,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all required information to the site. Read Both Sides of this attached Flyer. . A tax assistant will provide limited assistance. If you need more help than the assistant can provide, you will be referred to a VITA site. Registration not required. This tax pr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
2:30 p.m.Babiators: A Startup Business Taking Flight
Entrepreneurs Ted and Molly Fienning discuss how they took an idea (sunglasses for babies and toddlers) from the back of a napkin to coverage by Newsweek, Daily Candy, Fox, CBS, and NBC and onto the shelves of 75 retailers in under a year and how you can too. In addition, Babiators were featured this year in People Magazine's "Sweetest Pics for Valentine's Day" gift list and are now available through Nordstrom.com and select Nordstrom stores nationwide. Topics to be covered include: Deter…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople
6:30 p.m.Ongoing
Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Mothers of Invention
The British Library's Business & IP Centre and NYPL's Science, Industry and Business Library are partnering for the third time to present the live webcast Inspiring Entrepreneurs. In celebration of International Women's Month, which recognizes the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future, Mothers of Invention brings together a great panel of inspirational women who have all founded their own successful businesses. Don't miss your chance to listen to their…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
10:30 a.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 g…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers
10:30 a.m.File your Taxes Free online at SIBL
FILE Your Tax Return Free, with help from a tax assistant from NYC Gov OFE. To file your taxes free at SIBL you must: Earn less than $49,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all required information to the site. Read Both Sides of this attached Flyer. . A tax assistant will provide limited assistance. If you need more help than the assistant can provide, you will be referred to a VITA site. Registration not required. This tax pr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
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