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Mon, September 26
@ 3:15 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Job Seekers: Download a Customized Company List for Contacts
Learn how to 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,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, September 27
@ 1:15 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Career Resources
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
Tue, September 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
FALL 2016 Registration for English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages - SIBL
English Conversation Groups (Intermediate Level) Talk with library volunteers about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. Testing after registration. Space is limited. First come, first served. Adults only, 16 years old or older. Please do not bring children to registration. Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) 188 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016 Led by the Volunteers from NYPL, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate-level ESOL s…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, September 27
@ 6 p.m.
CEO Series
CEO Series: Dave Kerpen
This event is part of the CEO Series at the Science, Industry & Business Library, a cycle of speakers who are renowned CEO’s of their own enterprises as well as authors in business, leadership and self-development topics. A conversation with Dave Kerpen: "The Art of People." Register here. Download flyer: Flyer-09.27.2016-Kerpen-The Art of People.pdf IMPORTANT! Registration check-in begins at 5:30 pm. Please be on time, if you have not arrived by 5:55 pm, your seat will be released to…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, September 29
@ 3:15 p.m.
Money Matters
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
Thu, September 29
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Grow Your Business with LinkedIn - Without Spending Much Time
Bruce K. Segall Learn how to improve your business’s presence on LinkedIn and leverage this tool for prospecting, relationship management, and visibility. Bruce K. Segall offers helpful tips and how-to-advice for a wide range of LinkedIn users. The discussion includes: Evidence that LinkedIn can help anyone responsible for getting new business An 11 Item check-list for a top notch LinkedIn profile The 3-5 tactics that users at every level should employ to make LinkedIn work for them C…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 30
@ 10 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Resource & Career Fair for Entrepreneurial Performing Artists
Join us to hear about the latest programs and services from a cross section of NY metro area entrepreneurial resources to help you with your small business, career or artistic endeavor! Organizations will present information about their resources during a kickoff presentation and answer your individual questions at their booths. There will also be an opportunity to get job search tips (resumes & cover letters, LinkedIn, networking, job search databases, etc.) during group Q &A at SIBL…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, October 4
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
How to Find the Right College, and Pay for It
Allen Katz explains how to identify the right college or university, with the most cost effective fit for you or your children. 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
Tue, October 4
@ 6 p.m.
CEO Series
CEO Series: Marie Forleo
This event is part of the CEO Series at the Science, Industry & Business Library, a cycle of speakers who are renowned CEO’s of their own enterprises as well as authors in business, leadership and self-development topics. This event is also part of SIBL's October celebration of National Women's Small Business Month. A conversation with Marie Forleo: "Everything is figureoutable." Register here. Download flyer: Flyer-10.04.2016-Forleo-Everything is figureoutable.pdf Marie Forleo…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, October 5
@ 1 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network has information on careers in Healthcare, Green Economy, and Transit. Seated is first come, first seated.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 5
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Interview With Confidence
David Lees discusses the interviewing process and the tools you can use to stand out from other candidates. Learn: • The big secret to communicating and managing interviews • How best to be prepared prior to your interview • How to answer those troubling interview questions Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 6
@ 6 p.m.
Reclaim Control and Get It Done!
Some days you can bask in the feeling of accomplishment that comes with having checked off every task on your to-do list. While other days… life happens. You feel like you’re on a treadmill going nowhere and are quickly drowning in a sea of uncompleted tasks. Stephany Shalofsky, a professional organizer, will share strategies that will change your daily mantra from “WHERE IS IT?!!!” to “Done!” and make the constant state of chaos, confusion and anxiety a thing of the past. Stephanie Shalofsky,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, October 8
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Are You Ready to Retire?
Whether you would like to retire in the coming year or in another ten years, there are steps you should take now to make sure that you’ll have the income needed for a financially secure retirement. Presented by Levar Haffoney CFP® of 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
Tue, October 11
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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. This lecture is based on the Secrets that Executive Recruiters Use to prepare their candidates to win. 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 Solv…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, October 12
@ 1 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network has information on careers in Healthcare, Green Economy, and Transit. Seated is first come, first seated.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 12
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to Be Doing with Your Life?
Kristina Leonardi discusses how to re-assess 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 care and life path for yourself. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 13
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Online Customer Acquisition Series #5: Google Analytics
What is the best source of information to find out whether your online efforts are yielding results? Google Analytics. Come learn from Maisha Walker, digital marketing expert and columnist for Inc.com, how to use the data from Google Analytics to determine whether your online campaign is working, and how to tweak your efforts to yield better results. Last part of the Online Customer Acquisition Series. Download flyer: OnlineCustomerAcquisitionSeries-Part5-Flyer.pdf This program is free a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 14
@ 12 noon
Job Searching & Resume Writing
The American Dream Job - Demystifying the American Job Search Process
Finding a new job can be stressful, and if you are transplanting yourself from another country into the American workplace, the job search could be daunting. Learn about the many valuable tools and resources you can immediately use to accelerate your job search process. Hear from the experts and organizations that support immigrants and expats in their pursuit of finding their American dream job. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Sat, October 15
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Making Your Resume Work For You
Our resumes are given the impossible task of conveying our entire experience and our total value. In many circumstances it is the only way people know us. Let your resume speak in ways that serve you, to convey what it needs to and to sell you. Career coach, Win Sheffield focuses on the essentials of the resume, so you can get on with your career. Join Win for this talk to develop a resume in which you can have confidence. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, October 18
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
When Should I Take Social Security Retirement Benefits?
Individuals can elect to receive Social Security benefits early, at full retirement age, or wait until age 70, so it is important to understand the implications of this decision. Financial security in retirement can depend on it! A Certified Financial Planning Professional™ explains claiming strategies based on age, marital status, and work history to help you make the right decision. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, October 19
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Create a Resume and Cover Letter that Rocks
Resume are changing. Are you up to date on the latest formats? Renee Rosenberg, a clinical career counselor and licensed mental health counselor, shows you how to create a resume and cover letter that will help you get interviews in your target industry. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, October 19
@ 1 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network has information on careers in Healthcare, Green Economy, and Transit. Seated is first come, first seated.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 19
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Career Success Strategies for Today's Work Place
The world of work has changed; and the ways in which we manage our careers and career transitions must change also. Laura Powers discusses key career success strategies designed to help you not only survive, but thrive in today's dynamic and challenging work place. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Employment Mentoring in a Computer Lab
Get individualized attention in searching for jobs, filling out applications, and writing cover and thank you letters. Learn job searching tips that will enable you to move ahead in your job search. Priority will be given to individuals with disabilities. Preregistration is required at: http://goo.gl/forms/uRAQJghVznyaYeq43 Offered in conjunction with AHRCNYC and NY Cares. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 20
@ 6 p.m.
Bernie Swain: What made me who I am
Bernie Swain With no experience or plan, Bernie Swain quit his job in 1980 to join his wife Paula and friend Harry Rhoads to start a lecture agency. Today, he is the Chairman of Washington Speakers Bureau (WSB), the largest and most respected speakers bureau in the world, and a foremost authority on the lecture industry. Over the past 35 years, Swain has represented former US Presidents, cabinet members, business executives, public figures, media leaders, and sports legends. In his new book…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople
Sat, October 22
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
The Holidays Are Coming! Is Your Monthly Budget Ready?
Don't let the extravagant fun and expenses of the holiday season ruin your monthly budget. You don't want to start the new year on a "financial diet", do you? Learn budgeting essentials and some tips for minimizing January credit card bills from a Certified Financial Planning Professional™. 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
Tue, October 25
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Using LinkedIn to Get Answers to Your Questions
Linked in is a source of confusion for many. Part of this is because it is new, part of this is because it is evolving at a fairly rapid rate and part of this is because it can serve so many purposes. Win Sheffield spotlights using LinkedIn to find the answers you need. And because finding those answers depends on your profile and the connections you have, we will start with these. By concentrating on the result of your efforts, LinkedIn will seem at least somewhat less confusing than when…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, October 26
@ 1 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network has information on careers in Healthcare, Green Economy, and Transit. Seated is first come, first seated.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, October 26
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Dominate Your Fate℠: 3 RED keys to change to a career that captivates
Are you less than thrilled with your current job? Do you dream of pursuing a passion in a different industry but don't know how to pull it off? Ryan Renteria explains how you can apply his unique and proven process to switch fields to your dream career. Learn about research, networking, resumes, cover letters, interviewing and thriving with your new boss. Ryan Renteria is an expert in landing hard-to-get jobs. He got hired by Goldman Sachs with zero work experience, became a partner at a lead…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, November 1
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Elder Law: Learn How to Protect Your Assets
Learn about changes to the law and how they may affect you. Gain knowledge of the expert tips of empowering individuals, families, and advocates on legal issues concerning paying for long term care, Medicaid eligibility / planning, long-term care insurance, trusts, asset protection planning and more. Ronald Fatoullah Esq. of Ronald Fatoullah & Associates provides insightful and beneficial information for all seniors and their families. The discussion includes: How to apply for Medicai…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, November 2
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Turning a Love of White House History into a Career: How a Niche Hobby Turned into a Design Job at the White House & Launched a Lifestyle Brand
Coleen Christian Burke, author of Christmas with the First Ladies, details how she took a niche interest in White House Christmas decorating and turned it into a career. Learn about how her award winning book came to be published, her time as the 2014 White House Holiday Design Partner, and how her book led to national television appearances, lectures at The Smithsonian and National Archives, and finally her own line of First Lady Christmas ornaments and tableware which will be launched intern…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, November 5
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Never Think you are too Old to Get a New Job.
In this interactive and fun filled talk Renee Rosenberg, clinical career counselor and author of Achieving the Good Life After 50 , introduces ten tips for conducting a positive job search over 50. Attend this session and learn why Renee believes "age is a mindset". Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, November 8
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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. The discussion includes: 15 Pathways to Job Search Success Networking Strategy Job Search Activity Goals & Tracking Weekly Review of Your Goals Calling a Hiring Manager, and Strategy 30 Second Calling ‘Script’: Preparation before Calling Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, November 9
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Organizing Your Job Campaign: Getting On Track & Keeping On Track
The whole process of a job campaign is unfamiliar, unpleasant and ambiguous. It does not have to be so burdensome and can be approached following simple steps using our strengths. Join coach Win Sheffield to learn simple ways to: -Keep track of priorities -Learn about the job market as you go along -Get the support you need -Get back on track when plans go wrong Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, November 12
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Emotions & Money: The Mind of the Market
Behavioral finance offers insights into how to think about money and investing in order to achieve financial security. More importantly, it helps us to identify behaviors that sabotage our efforts. Presented by Brenda Smith CFP® of the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is first come, first seated.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, November 15
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Life Insurance: The Foundation of a Family’s Financial Security
To a widow with children, any excuse for not having life insurance sounds contemptible, yet many breadwinners lack sufficient coverage or have none altogether. Daniel G. Mazzola examines types of life insurance, the expense involved, and the amount which should satisfy the needs of families under various circumstances. Daniel G. Mazzola is an investment advisory representative with American Portfolios Advisors Incorporated. Mr. Mazzola is a Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Public Ac…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, November 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Employment Mentoring in a Computer Lab
Get individualized attention in searching for jobs, filling out applications, and writing cover and thank you letters. Learn job searching tips that will enable you to move ahead in your job search. Priority will be given to individuals with disabilities. Preregistration is required at: http://goo.gl/forms/uRAQJghVznyaYeq43 Offered in conjunction with AHRCNYC and NY Cares. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, November 17
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Become the Perfect Candidate: Tap into the Hidden Job Market
If you are 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 rely too much on ads or search firms to get interviews, when in today’s economy most jobs are landed by networking and contacting people directly! Leveraging a strong network becomes even more important when you are less than the perfect candidate for highly competitive jobs. Robert Hellmann of www.hellmannc…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, November 19
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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, Job…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, November 22
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Thinking Through Your Job Interview
All jobs 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 career coach, discusses these questions and offers tips on how to think through the interview before you get there. Learn how to research and how to prepare for the interview, which will help calm your nerves and boost your confidence. Seating is on a firs…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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