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Today
@ 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
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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. This lecture is based on the Secrets that Executive Recruiters use to prepare their candidates to win. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, April 28
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
Financial Planning Day @ SIBL
Financial Planning Day @ SIBL Hear from the Experts - 12 classes on financial/life issues Explore the Library’s Resources - Learn how to find and compare investment options Meet with the Counselors - Credit Crisis, Medicare, and Financial Professionals Browse the Financial Fair - Information provided by government and non-profit organizations Sponsored in conjunction with the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for m…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Money Matters
The Basics of Investing
Learn the questions to ask before investing and the red flags of investment fraud. Wale Oriola from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) discusses investment products, understanding fees and risk, and how to avoid common scams. Wale Oriola is an Attorney-Adviser in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA). In that role, Wale assists with outreach to educate investors on frauds and investing top…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Money Matters
A Crash Course in Interviewing
Steven Davis offers a fast-paced look into the art of interviewing, preparation, delivery of your elevator pitch, and effective interviewing techniques, from a recruiter's perspective. Steven Davis has worked with marketing, administrative, law, science, technology and business professionals of all ages as the Practice Director in global recruiting firms, and in his own recruiting agency, Renaissance Solutions, Inc. In addition, he is a Coach for The Muse and is a Career Coach for JPMorgan C…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Money Matters
Medicare 2017
Michelle Berney from HIICAP offers an overview of the Medicare program and your coverage options. Learn about Medigap/Medicare Supplement insurance, Medicare Advantage/Medicare Health Plans and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. Get the latest information! Michelle Berney is an Outreach Coordinator at the NYState Office of the Aging's HIICAP (Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program). She conducts presentations on Medicare and its related health insurance pr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 12:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Owning a Home
Buying a home can be daunting, especially in a competitive real estate market. Should I buy or rent? How do I prepare and shop for different mortgage options? How can I ready myself for the closing process? Carmen Cruz and Nicole Shea of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) discuss topics to consider when shopping for a mortgage and resources to help you along your homebuying journey. Learn how to use the CFPB’s Owning a Home tool. Financial Education Program Analyst Carmen Cruz…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 12:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Preparing Financial Information for Your Business Plan
Alan D. Fishman, CPA discusses the key components of preparing financial information for your business plan. Whether you are starting a new business or managing an already existing business, gathering financial information and presenting it in a standardized format is key to communicating your expected results. Alan D. Fishman, CPA is a business consultant providing financial, tax and operational advice to businesses of all types and sizes. He is currently the Chairman of the NYS Society of…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 12:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Investing Considerations That You May Not Have Considered: Inherited IRAs, Required Minimum Distributions, and More
Changes in life often require changes in how you manage your investments and work with your brokerage firm. Peter Chandler of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) provides tips related to Power of Attorney considerations and how accounts are transferred in the event an account holder passes away. The discussion includes general questions about Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs), IRA rollovers, and more. Peter Chandler is the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s Direc…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Your Retirement Portfolio & the Fiduciary Rule
Peter Creeden, CFP®, ChFC, CLU explains how to construct a properly diversified retirement portfolio appropriate to your risk tolerance, time horizon and asset allocation. Christine E. Goodrich, a securities attorney, provides an update on the status of the Fiduciary Rule and how its implementation may affect your relationship with the firm that holds your retirement portfolio. Peter J. Creedon CFP® is the Founder and CEO of Crystal Brook Advisors. With over 18 year…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Health Savings Accounts: Stealth IRAs
Victoria Fillet CFP® explains Health Savings Accounts (HSA), how they work, the pros & cons of high deductible medical insurance, the benefits of an HSA while working and once retired, and how an HSA can resemble an IRA for medical care. Rick Konrad CFA, CFP® discusses the benefits of investing HSA savings versus placing them in a low yield money market fund and investing fundamentals. Rick Konrad CFA, CFP® founded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Understanding Your Financial Statement
One very important tool to understanding your brokerage account performance is to carefully review your account statements on a regular basis. Monica Cirillo provides tips to help you understand the different components of an account statement. Learn about publicly available resources to explore further. Monica Cirillo is an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Monica held leadership positions at several major financial services firms spann…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 4 p.m.
Money Matters
An Overview of the Global Economy and Markets
After several years of mixed performance, global growth appears to be at an inflection point, with the U.S. leading the way. Major changes to fiscal policy could deliver a boost to U.S. growth, but the magnitude and potential side effects are unknown. Jeffrey Rosenberg, CFA explores how to find global investment opportunities in a changing world. Jeffrey Rosenberg, CFA, Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chief Fixed Income Strategist and a member of the BlackRock Investment Institu…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 4 p.m.
Money Matters
Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future
Maddalena Fasano of the U.S. Department of Labor explains how to manage your money so that you can afford today’s needs and yet still save for a secure retirement. Learn how to reach your financial goals. Ms. Fasano is a Benefits Advisor of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). She has been with the agency’s customer service unit since 1999, directly assisting employees, beneficiaries and employers in resolving disputes about benefit entitlements a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, April 28
@ 4 p.m.
Money Matters
Wills and Advance Directives
Kyle S. Edmonds, Esq. provides an introduction to life-planning documents including wills, health care proxies, living wills, and powers of attorney. Learn why these documents are important and how they can help you plan for the future. Attorney Kyle S. Edmonds, Esq. has been practicing law for over fifteen years. For twelve-and-a-half years Kyle worked at a Civil Litigation law firm in the Wall Street area garnering extensive experience before moving on to start his own law firm in 2013. Kyle,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Mon, May 1
@ 1:15 p.m.
Introduction to Trademarks
Learn about the methods for protecting your business and products with trademarks, including the benefits of registering with the US Patent and Trademark Office (www.uspto.gov). We discuss conflicts that can arise with existing registered trademarks, and other circumstances where the USPTO will not grant registration. Includes a demonstration of basic searching techniques on the USPTO trademark database. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIB…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, May 2
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Financial Planning Before and During a Divorce
The emotional and legal stresses of divorce can, oftentimes, result in neglect addressing financial issues. Learn top 10 questions to ask your attorney or mediator. The discussion includes crucial topics of marital property, spousal maintenance, and child support, insurance, Social Security, and retirement plans. Lauren Prince, CFP® discusses financial issues to help you avoid mistakes and get a fair and equitable divorce. Lauren Prince is a practicing certified financial planner professio…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, May 2
@ 3:15 p.m.
Global Business News and More Using Factiva
Search 9,000 publications in 118 countries and 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
Tue, May 2
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Gen X & Millenials: Are You Ready to Retire?
Whether you'd like to retire in 5 years or 25 years, there are some simple steps you should take now to make sure you'll have what you'll need for a financially secure retirement. Come learn these steps from an experienced financial planner. Presented by Levar Haffoney of the Financial Planning Association of New York. Levar Haffoney is a Principal with Fayohne Advisors, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisory firm. He leads the firm’s investment strategy and creates the comprehensive serv…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, May 3
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Mutual Funds & ETFs
This class clarifies the differences between mutual funds and ETFs. We explain concepts such as net asset value and capital gains distributions, and demonstrate how to read a mutual fund statement. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, May 3
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
How to Get the Most Out of Your Contacts
Career Coach Chip Conlin examines why networking is a “life skill”. People who consistently connect and re-connect with others who can be helpful in their job search and careers often beat out the competition for the best jobs. Through a series of real life stories and case studies this interactive session explores techniques used by successful job hunters in meeting the right people at the right levels to land their next great job. Learn proven techniques to help make the most of your net…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, May 4
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Social Security: How it Will Fit into Your Retirement Plan
This class provides an overview of the major social security provisions. It reviews the basics that you need to know and what resources are available to help you understand when and how to apply for your Social Security Retirement Benefits. More SIBL programs and classes here!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Thu, May 4
@ 2 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Critique Your Resume - Pre-Registration Required
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 work experience. Pre-registration is required. Interested participants must email Sherry Natkow at sherry@job-prep.com to enroll…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, May 4
@ 6 p.m.
Small Business How-to Seminars
Panel: Traditional PR for Business
Nowadays we're all focused on digital strategies and social media to give our businesses and brands more exposure, but let's not forget the incredible power of traditional media: TV, radio and print. What would a mention about you and/or your business in a large newspaper do for your sales? How would appearing on TV raise awareness of your product or service? What part of your business is considered newsworthy or how can you tailor it to be so? Come learn from a panel of seasoned PR experts the…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, May 4
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Business Plan Research Workshop
Provides research guidance specifically tailored to your particular business plan.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, May 5
@ 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
Sat, May 6
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
A Group Career Counseling Session - Ask Any Question You Want!
Are you having problems with your job search? Not getting interviews? No job offers? Have a gap on the resume? Can't network to save your life? Think you are too "old" to get a job? Worried you don't have enough experience? Confused about all of the contradictory advice people are giving you? Don't know what to ask in an interview? Feel like you are running uphill and the summit keeps getting higher? Then this session is for you. Come and ask executive recruiter and career counselor Br…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, May 9
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
The Three Kinds of Networking and How to Master Them
As we imagine it, networking is an exotic activity which is practiced by extremely extraverted salespeople, not something we would willingly do. And if networking is something we like, how focused are we on the different approaches needed for each type? The fact is that most of us do not understand networking. There are three distinct types of networking and none of them involve having a personality transplant to be successful. Coach Win Sheffield discusses how to use networking effectively…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, May 10
@ 10:15 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Internet Business Day: Online Marketing and Sales Simplified
REGISTER HERE (Note: This is a day-long program: 10:15 AM - 7:30 PM. Event is free and open to the public--first come, first seated--but you still need to register so that we can have an accurate count of participants since space is limited.) Download flyer: flyer-internet_business_day.pdf Have you ever wanted to start a successful and profitable internet business but don't know how or where to turn for information ? Or do you already have a business and could use the help of the Internet…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, May 11
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Spring Cleaning for the Soul
Spring is a time for rebirth, renewal and reawakening. It’s a time when many people dust off their homes and open the windows to let the fresh air in and stale air out. Kristina Leonardi talks about doing the same for your soul! It’s a perfect time to review where you are in your career and life, make adjustments , and do what’s necessary in order to get you where you want to be. Examine what no longer serves a purpose and what ideas, work, or relationships need to be revised or let go of al…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, May 13
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Couples and Finance: Time for the MoneyTalk!
One secret to "living happily ever after" is to communicate well and to agree on financial goals and spending priorities. Kim Bourne, a Certified Financial Planner shares techniques to help you and your partner build a financially secure future together. Kim Bourne CPA CFP® is the owner of a boutique financial services firm. At Playfair Planning Services, Kim advises financially independent women, successful entrepreneurs and young professionals. As a financial advisor, Kim’s role in…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, May 16
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
What the Financial Industry Does and How It Works: Terminology, Concepts, and Key Issues
The world of Wall Street is often misunderstood. Andres Cevallos of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) explains the importance of capital formation, as well as the roles of broker/dealers, investment bankers, portfolio managers, and other investment professionals. Learn about the concept of derivative securities Andres Cevallos is a graduate from the University of Scranton with a double major in Finance and Economics (Summa Cum Laude) and a MBA in Finance and Ac…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, May 17
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Turn Job Interviews into Offers
Have you ever walked out of an interview thinking it went well, but then you didn’t get the job? Or felt a great conversation come to a halt as soon as you answered their salary question? Perhaps in one interview you felt a bit too nervous, or you simply want to polish up your interviewing skills. If any of these are true for you, then you’ll want to attend this seminar. Robert Hellmann of www.hellmannconsulting.com shares field-tested strategies and techniques (and dispels myths) to boost yo…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, May 18
@ 10 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, May 18
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
All You Need to Know about Required Minimum Distributions
The Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) that have to be taken from your qualified retirement accounts starting at age 70 1/2 can be saved, spent, or donated. David Mendels CFP® explains how these distributions are calculated and what strategies exist for reducing their impact on your annual tax bill. David Mendels CFP® is the Director of Planning for Creative Financial Concepts, LLC, where his focus is on creating cost-effective solutions for his clients. David serves on the adjunct facul…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, May 18
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Confront with Confidence
Have you walked away from conversations and wish you said something? Do you have a problem getting a word in edgewise at the meeting? Are you sick and tired of someone’s behavior? Being an effective communicator means you have to have a proactive approach during times when you would just rather run. Most people confuse suggesting, challenging or contesting their thoughts and ideas, as confrontation. Join us to learn the difference between these four approaches and how you can master them to bu…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, May 19
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Getting That First Job
Frustrated because internet searches for “Entry Level” opportunities yield so many “1-3 years experience required”? Jacqui Rose guides you through the process of landing that first job in your chosen field. Topics covered include: reactive v. proactive job hunting, importance of resumes and cover letters, networking, and interviewing tips. This workshop is geared toward entry-level job seekers (high school/college grads). Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, May 23
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Online Customer Acquisition Series #3: Search Engine Optimization
Your prospects may not be able to find you online despite having a great website. Why? We all depend on search engines to find information. How do you get to the first page in Google? How do you outrank your competition? Maisha Walker, digital marketing expert and columnist for Inc. shares her expertise on finding your keywords and incorporating them into your content, the necessary elements to achieve organic search visibility, and what you need to know to rank in mobile searches. Learn abou…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Mindfulness for Job Seekers
Learn mindfulness techniques that bring relaxation and effortless focus to challenging situations and relationships. Mindfulness is the practice of bringing full, non-judgmental awareness to the present moment. The struggle of searching for a job can be overwhelming at times. See if the practice of mindfulness meditation and some easy to use on-the-spot techniques can help you during these challenging times. Instructor Laura Jackson has been practicing Zen meditation for 12 years and is a UC…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, May 24
@ 6 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Self-Recruiter® Quickstart Job Search Series: Resume & Cover Letter Renovation
John Crant shows you how to increase the value of the items on your resume and on your cover letter, and how to make the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job search. The discussion includes: Resume: ‘New’ Definition Resume Goals Understanding ‘Stacks of Incoming Resumes’ ‘3 Second’ Test 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), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
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