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Friday, October 31, 2014
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
Monday, November 3, 2014
1:15 p.m.Planning for a Successful Retirement
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
3:15 p.m.Introduction to Trademarks
Trademarks, trademark resources 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, November 4, 2014
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. Also, we review useful information sources. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
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
3:15 p.m.Online with Morningstar and 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. 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.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
Thursday, November 6, 2014
8 a.m.NYC Small Business Technology Expo
Meet with some of the city's most innovative tech companies and learn what technology can do for your business - for free. More than a dozen tech firms are ready to help you figure out how to adopt new technologies to strengthen your business at the NYC Small Business Technology Expo. You will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with industry leaders such as Constant Contact and Yelp, and network with other entrepreneurs. Also, sharpen your tech skills during breakout sessions on topics inc…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
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
3:15 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,
Businesspeople
Friday, November 7, 2014
1:15 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,
Businesspeople
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
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.Interview with Confidence
David Lees discusses the job interviewing process and tools you can use to effectively stand out from other candidates. This pro-active approach will help you better manage the job interview. You will learn: The big secret to communicating and managing interviews How best to be prepared prior to your interview How to answer those troubling questions before you begin interviewing The three steps to score points while interviewing Seating is on a first come, first seated basis…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, November 20, 2014
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.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
12 noonPowerful First Impressions: How to Find and Get the Job You Really Want
How many interviews have you been on...and how many offers have you received? Learn how to ace every job interview (even if you are not the best candidate!) 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
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. Seating is on a first come, first seated basas.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wednesday, December 3, 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.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. Seating is on a first come, first seated basi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, December 4, 2014
6 p.m.What You Need to Know to Sell or Buy a Business
Today’s economy presents unique opportunities to consider buying a business, to jump-start an entrepreneurial career or to expand an existing business. Gain insight into all important aspects of buying a business, including: The pros and cons of buying a business, compared to starting a new business Finding businesses for sale that fit your goals and experience The three most important steps in buying a business Determining how much you should pay. How proper due diligence can help you…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
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
Learn how to put your resume to work whether you are making a career change or continuing in the same career path. Mim Anzolut discusses how to write a resume that will give you a competitive edge. Learn how to make your resume reader-friendly, connect your experience with job descriptions, and highlight your achievements. Get tips in the art of writing cover letters and thank you letters. 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
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? Then this workshop is for you. Many job seekers rely too much on ads or recruiting firms to get interviews and do not put enough time into networking and contacting people directly. In fact, in today’s economy most jobs are landed using latter two approaches! Building and leveraging your network becomes even more important when you are less than the perfe…
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. 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 Questions…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Saturday, December 13, 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
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
6 p.m.Year End Tax Tips
Find out now if there are smart moves you can make before January 1st to reduce your tax bill. 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
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