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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
6:30 p.m.ESOL Conversation Program, Group Attendance, May 2015, SIBL
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 Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of Th…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
10:30 a.m.Customs and Border Protection: Foreign Trade Zones
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) provides an overview of Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) and how they can help businesses defer or eliminate duties and fees. FTZs are secure areas under CBP supervision that are generally considered outside CBP territory upon activation. Located in or near CBP ports of entry, they are the United States’ version of what are known internationally as free-trade zones. CBP officials will provide an overview of requirements, procedures and the application process.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
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.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
6 p.m.Effective Strategies For Conducting A Successful Job Search
Bruce A. Hurwitz, Ph.D., president and CEO of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, reviews the 5 stage plan he has developed for conducting a successful job search. The discussion includes: identifying personal needs, researching, networking, applying for jobs (cover letters and resumes), and interviewing. Dr. Hurwitz is a nationally and internationally recognized authority on career and employment issues, having been cited in over 580 articles, appearing in more than 385 publications across the Unit…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
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
1:15 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
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 22, 2015
1:15 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
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
3:15 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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
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
6:30 p.m.ESOL Conversation Program, Group Attendance, May 2015, SIBL
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 Groups meet Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of Th…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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
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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
5:30 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
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
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
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
6 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
Friday, May 29, 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.Excel for Beginners
Learn to create a spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
6 p.m.Canceled
Canceled - Not a US Citizen? What You Need To Know About Financial Planning
This program has been canceled. 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
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
6 p.m.A Seminar in Resume Problems
Win Sheffield discusses how to correct resume issues that can cloud your professional message. 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, July 7, 2015
12 noonPowerful First Impressions: How to Find and Get the Job You Really Want
Barry Cohen 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
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Interview Intervention: The Self-Recruiter® Interview Checklist
John Crant discusses how to research a job opportunity and fully prepare for your 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, July 8, 2015
6 p.m.Planning and Organizing a Job Search Campaign
Robert Hellman discusses the key elements of a job search strategy and a step-by-step approach to landing the job you want. 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, July 9, 2015
6 p.m.Staying Motivated Throughout the Job Search Process
Kristina Leonardi helps you re-evaluate your overall career and job search strategy to reduce stress. 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, July 11, 2015
12 noonConstructing a Diversified Portfolio for Beginners
Learn how to diversify your investment portfolio, in order to reduce volatility (risk) and enhance potential returns. 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, July 14, 2015
6 p.m.ETFs and Mutual Funds
While mutual funds and ETFs share similar traits, there are differences between the two that an investor must consider. 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, July 15, 2015
6 p.m.Refining Your Personal Brand: Using Marketing Principles to Ace "Tell Me About Yourself"
Adia Tucker offers tips for perfecting your "elevator pitch". 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
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