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Thursday, October 23, 2014
12 noonBody Language: Master Your Body Movements to Convey the Right Message and Gain the Confidence to Ace Your Interviews and Presentations
Before you utter a word, your body language has spoken for you . . . we have less than 3 seconds to make the right impression. Ettie Steg demonstrates how to master your body movements to convey the right message during interviews and presentations. Learn a special set of body- language skills for Skype interviews and presentations. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
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.
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 prio…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, October 24, 2014
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.MS PowerPoint for Beginners
Learn 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. Arrivi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, October 25, 2014
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® Lecture Series: 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 Specific…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
12:30 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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Monday, October 27, 2014
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
12 noonInterviewCoach24-7
Hal Eskenazi offers tips for successful interviewing and landing a job. Do you think the interview is about hiring you? It isn’t. In today’s economy, companies are resistant to hiring except when absolutely necessary. Learn about today’s interview process and how to show an organization your “value add”, substantially increasing your chance of getting the job offer you want. You need to make the interview about hiring you. Get a new prospective as to why most interviews fail and show you how t…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
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. 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, October 29, 2014
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. Advanced LinkedIn Techniques: Jump-start Your Career
LinkedIn is now an essential tool for job-seekers and career-advancers: Those who are well versed are reaching their career goals more quickly. Robert Hellmann discusses advanced techniques for leveraging LinkedIn to build your network, research prospects, be “found,” contact people, and get meetings and interviews. The discussion includes: Keywords to include in LinkedIn messages that will boost your response rate How to be "found" on LinkedIn by potential hiring managers and recruite…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, October 30, 2014
6 p.m.The WOW of Job Search: Wanting~Ouching~Winning
Renee Rosenberg takes you through the steps needed to conduct an organized and productive job search. Renee Rosenberg is the author of Achieving the Good Life After 50: Tools and Resources for Making It Happen. 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.Business Plan Research Workshop
Provides research guidance specifically tailored to your particular business plan. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Friday, October 31, 2014
11:15 a.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 11:10 a.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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
6 p.m.Shall We Wed? Financial Planning and Same-sex Households
Thomas Chu, discusses recent changes in federal and state law, policies, and procedures that affect taxation, government and employee benefits, and how assets are transferred after death depending on the marital status of same-sex couples. Find out about the benefits and burdens of marriage compared with domestic partnership or legal stranger status and ask your own questions as well. Thomas K. Chu is an estate planning attorney practicing in lower Manhattan and a Candidate for Certified Fi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® The Paradigm Shift in Job Search: Marketing Yourself To The Decision-Maker
John Crant offers 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!) Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless ot…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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 Story: The Key To Engaging Your Audience For Your Career
Win Sheffield discusses the basics of story-telling to attract and engage your listener. In a competitive job market which has a largely corporate complexion, it is good to be able to distinguish yourself from the competition. The most effective way to accomplish this is to lead with your strengths and to show your accomplishments. The medium of story allows us to convey our value and communicate with those that can assist us or employ us. Learn how to: Use your contacts with others to de…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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
2 p.m.Canceled
CANCELED -Job Seekers: Keep the Momentum Going
This program has been canceled.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Defending Your Business Against Cyber Crime And Data Breaches
Size doesn’t matter. Cyber criminals are working overtime to find a way to get into your business easily and undetected. They’re trying to steal your money, your client data, and your intellectual property. Think you’re too small to be on their radar? Think again. There were a reported 1491 data security breaches (made public) in the United States over the last three years. Businesses collect ever-increasing amounts of personal information about clients, including account passwords; email add…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Thursday, November 13, 2014
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Monday, November 17, 2014
12 noonConducting an Effective Job Search
Bruce Hurwitz shows you a simple, yet effective, way to conduct an effective job search. Based on his decades' experience as an executive recruiter and career counselor, he shares his "secrets" to not just finding jobs, but creating jobs, securing job offers, and successfully negotiating employment agreements. Bruce A. Hurwitz, Ph.D., is the president and CEO of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, Ltd. He is the author of Success! As Employee and Entrepreneur and A Hooker's Guide to Getting a Jo…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Interview Intervention: The Self-Recruiter® Interview Checklist
Success during an interview depends on how well you prepared beforehand. 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 S…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.How to Find the Right College, and Pay for It
Allan Katz, CFP discusses the actual cost of college, various forms of financial aid and loans, and the financial aid application process. Learn how to identify the right college or university, with the most cost effective fit for you or your children. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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.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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Network Your Way into a Job
Networking does not have to be a difficult, intimidating, or awkward process. Join David Lees for a discussion about a new way of networking that will enable you to interact with others more confidently. Learn: How to take the “work” out of Networking 3 rules to become a networking expert 5 steps to a Win-Win networking conversation How to follow up with your networking contacts 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, November 20, 2014
6 p.m.Going Wholesale: How to Sell What You Make to Stores
Do you have an Etsy shop? Are you an indie crafter or designer? Rather than sell your products one at a time online or at craft fairs, learn the secrets of selling your work to stores and increase your sales. Artist's coach Sarah Bush discusses the importance of creating collections, how to set wholesale prices, the pros and cons of trade shows--when to do them and when to wait, and what boutique owners want to know before they'll buy. Sarah Bush is an artist's coach and was a gift and personal…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Monday, December 1, 2014
12 noonPowerful 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
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
6 p.m.The Key To A Dream Retirement
Learn how to build your retirement nest-egg. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of NY. Seating is on a first come, first seated basas.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
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. 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, December 6, 2014
12:30 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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Monday, December 8, 2014
12 noonWriting a Winning Resume
Mim Anzolut discusses writing a resume to give a competitive edge. 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, December 9, 2014
12 noonTo Send a Resume or Not?
Renee Rosenberg discusses the purpose of a resume, how should it be organized, and resume alternative. 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, December 10, 2014
6 p.m.Become the Perfect Candidate: Tap into the "Hidden" Job Market
Robert Hellmann discusses strategies and techniques for positive job search results. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, December 12, 2014
12 noon 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. 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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