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Monday, August 31, 2015
11:15 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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:15 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
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
3:15 p.m.Introduction to Trademarks
Overview of trademarks, trademark resources at SIBL. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Positive Strategies to Help Achieve A Less Stressful and More Successful Job Search
In the interactive workshop Renee Rosenberg offers techniques for reducing stress during your job search. Renee Lee Rosenberg, known as the Positivity Pro, has been a Clinical Career Counselor for over 25 years working with individuals on all levels. She is also a NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and author. Her book is titled: Achieving the Good Life After 50: Tools and Resources for Making it Happen. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a f…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1:15 p.m.Interpreting Financial Statements
Demonstrates where and how to find financial statements for any public company. Introduces and demonstrates the ratios most frequently used to interpret financial statements. 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.Targeting A Great Career: Achieve Satisfaction in Your Next Job
Many job seekers pick their next job target based on "that's what I've always done", "that's what I'm good at", or "that's where the money is". Yet it is not often that we take a step back and methodically test these assumptions, to see if other paths are both possible and might bring us more satisfaction. Knowing what you like to do, what you’re good at, and where you want to go in life-- these are keys to planning a career move that will be rewarding and "right" for you. Robert Hellmann, car…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, September 3, 2015
2 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 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, y…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.Global Business News and More Using Factiva
Search 9,000 publications 118 countries in 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.Self-Recruiter®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 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 class…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, September 4, 2015
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. We review useful information sources. 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
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
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.College Funding Awareness Program
Alan Katz discusses how to identify the right college or university, with the most cost effective fit for you or your child. Learn about the actual cost of college, various forms of financial aid and loans, and the financial aid application process. 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, September 9, 2015
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.Bond Basics
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 3Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Debunking LinkedIn Myths for Job Seekers (and Entrepreneurs)
Many people claim to be LinkedIn experts and promise to help job seekers get jobs using LinkedIn. But the fact of the matter is that most of these “experts” really don’t understand the system and how it works. Dr. Bruce Hurwitz, who has over 41,000 first-degree connections and more than 30,500 followers on LinkedIn, discusses how to discover if someone is truly an expert, how to effectively use LinkedIn, and how to establish reasonable expectations for how LinkedIn can help you find a job.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, September 10, 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.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, September 11, 2015
1:15 p.m.Bond Basics
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 3Adults,
Job Seekers
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, September 12, 2015
12 noonBroker, Financial Planner, or Investment Advisor: How To Pick One
Learn about the differences among 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
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise note…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Why Don't I Have a Job Yet?
Learn how to assess your job search and know what steps to make it better job search involves many moving parts which including resumes, a variety of letters, networking events, keeping up with contacts, different kinds of research and analysis, and interview preparation. On top of that, we don’t always want to do these things and so don’t approach them as clearly as we might. Win Sheffield shows how to assess your job search and make your efforts effective. The discussion includes: Ho…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, September 17, 2015
2 p.m.Crafting an Elevator Pitch - Pre-Registration Required
Pre-Registration Required! For career success, one proven way to make a positive first impression is with a well-crafted professional introduction. An elevator pitch communicates your core information quickly and sparks conversation, and leads to a meeting or business card exchange. While short, an elevator pitch is far too important to take casually. It should be carefully constructed yet authentic, and be as adaptable at a cocktail party, at the gym, or at the U.N. You can tweak your elev…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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. 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, September 22, 2015
6 p.m.Not a US Citizen? What You Need to Know
Simon Brady discusses how the IRS identifies who is a foreign national for tax purposes (not as simple as you might think), the particular difficulties non-citizens face in the fields of estate planning, taxation and life insurance, and the extremely important issue of the reporting of accounts held outside the US. If you are here on a working visa, either already have or are considering getting a green card, considering a change of citizenship status or are married to a foreign national, the in…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Dominate Your Fate℠: 3 RED Keys To Catapult Up The Career Curve, Not Let Your Career Keep You Down
"Are you less than thrilled with your current job? Do you want to catapult your career to higher pay, a better job title and more responsibility but don't know how to pull it off? Ryan Renteria explains how you can apply his unique and proven process to rapidly accelerate your career trajectory. The discussion includes communication, networking, research, standing out, behavioral biases, and mindset. Ryan Renteria is an expert in how to catapult up the career curve. He earned enormous respon…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, September 24, 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.Digital Resources for Growing Your Fashion Business
Deanna Clark-Esposito discusses free digital resources, both within and outside of the library, to help your fashion business succeed. Growing a fashion enterprise that's built-to-last requires not only having a great product, but also knowledge about Where your competitors are How you can differentiate yourself within that sector How to lawfully comply with all of the laws your business is subject to. With a little research you can learn about each of these areas, and as you will disc…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: 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. 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 Notes that Solve Your Problems in Advance Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first come…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m. How To Create Your Own Best Job Search Strategy
Presented by Steven Davis. 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, October 1, 2015
12 noonJump Start Your Job Search
Are you feeling stuck in your job search? Frustrated that opportunities aren’t surfacing as you had hoped? Disappointed in your results? Join Laura Powers for a discussion of job search tools, techniques, and strategies that will help you zero in on what’s working (and what isn't) in your job search and what you can do to improve your results. Laura Powers is a career transition and job search coach with 19 years of experience helping professionals from diverse industries, levels and career…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Career Management for Introverts
"Do you feel you shouldn’t have to sell yourself? Are you uncomfortable around people who are talking about their accomplishments? Do you find yourself looking for ways to get out of conversations rather than into them? Perhaps instead you find yourself coming up with the answer while the person you are listening to goes on and on or maybe you like to take time to consider your answers. Sound familiar? Win Sheffield discusses ways to move ahead in the face of shyness and reluctance to talk t…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, October 2, 2015
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® 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. 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 Question…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
6 p.m.Technology! How It Can Help You to Bank and Budget Better
Carol O'Rourke of the Coalition for Debtor Education offers tips for using technology to manage your money, including what you should know about apps, mobile banking, and online shopping; how technology will change how you manage your money; and how technology can assist in managing credit and controlling debt. Seating is on a first come, fi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
Thursday, October 8, 2015
12 noonDe-Mystifying Twitter for Small Business: Tweeting Towards Sales
Cut through the common confusion about Twitter & discover how this social media platform can help grow your small business. Charlie Conard answers common questions about Twitter for business owners, including: Getting Your Business started on Twitter How do Hashtags work, & Why they are Important? Learning to Write an effective Tweet –in under 140 Characters! Case Studies: See how Twitter has helped other Small Business Owners Transform You’ll leave this lecture with a clea…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
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