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Today
@ 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, June 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, June 27
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Saving and Investing for Retirement
Mitchell J. Smilowitz, CPA reviews sources of income in retirement, how much you need to save and the types of savings vehicles that help you achieve your financial goals. Learn about the tools and techniques available for managing risk and how to formulate a plan to achieve a financially secure retirement. Presented by the New York State Society of CPAs. Mitchell J. Smilowitz, CPA, is the Chief Executive Officer of The Joint Retirement Board for Conservative Judaism (JRB). He has an MBA i…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, June 28
@ 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, June 28
@ 1:15 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
Wed, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Thinking Through The 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 . Learn how to research and how to prepare for the interview. The key to success is often how you develop rapport and outlast and outshine your competition. People like to hire people they like. The real goal of that first…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Employment Mentoring in a Computer Lab
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, June 29
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Life Skills: Budgeting, Credit, & Debt
This class introduces savings and budget concepts: Review banks and banking products, including debit and credit cards, and how to reduce indebtedness. The class also introduces investment principles. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, June 29
@ 3:15 p.m.
MS PowerPoint for Beginners Pt.1
Learn to create a presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, drawings, videos, and running your slideshow. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! 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. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 29
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Video Marketing and Livestreaming
When it comes to content, video is king (or queen). If your business is not using video in some form, you're missing out on a big opportunity to attract new customers and serve existing clients. In this workshop we'll go beyond the views and the hype to break down opportunities that exist for businesses in all industries to utilize videos effectively. We'll break down the secrets to getting your videos found on YouTube, and discover the multiple ways to create and distribute video content. Down…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, June 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Return-to-Work Coaching for Women Session #3: Determining Fit
Attention all stay-at-home-moms. Are you thinking about going back-to-work but not sure where to start? Or have you been laid off and can’t seem to find the right next job? Join our interactive sessions for career coaching, skill-building, peer feedback, networking and to help you stay focused on your goals. The classes can be taken as individual sessions or as a consecutive series. This group is for women only. The classes will be geared towards women who are returning from a career break t…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, June 30
@ 1:15 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
Sat, July 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Self-Recruiter®The Paradigm Shift in Job Search Marketing Yourself To The Decision-Maker
John Crant discusses 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 Snail Mail... Oh, My! Catching Attention: It Has To Be About Them It's All About the Message (By Which I Mean: Value) Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, July 5
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Everything You Need to Know About Your Resume
More than anything else we write in our lives, the resume is probably the one that makes us most uncomfortable. Take the anxiety out of writing your resume. Learn how to approach this document strategically to make it work for you and how to develop a distinctive resume that reflects what you want to be hired for. Win Sheffield discusses: Addressing the key purposes of a resume Learning how to catch the eye of your reader Making the most of the space that you have Part…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, July 6
@ 4:30 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
How can the Library help your Business?
How can the Library help your Business? Let me count the ways! The Business Library is more than books and workshops. Did you know that we have electronic resources that can give you information on your customers, your market or specific segments, your industry, other companies, trends, patterns, and even your competitors? Check out some of the business databases that we have. Then come to learn about the many resources that exist to help you and your business as you sit through this demons…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, July 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Return-to-Work Coaching for Women Session #4: Interview Prep
Attention all stay-at-home-moms. Are you thinking about going back-to-work but not sure where to start? Or have you been laid off and can’t seem to find the right next job? Join our interactive sessions for career coaching, skill-building, peer feedback, networking and to help you stay focused on your goals. The classes can be taken as individual sessions or as a consecutive series. This group is for women only. The classes will be geared towards women who are returning from a career break t…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, July 8
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Planning Your Financial Future
Roger Ma CFP® outlines the necessary steps to achieve financial security. Learn how to calculate your current financial position and how to set and achieve specific personal financial goals. The discussion includes saving, investing, and managing risks. Roger Ma is a NYC-based CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, founder of financial planning firm lifelaidout, and obsessed with helping people optimize their finances! He works with individuals and families across the country to help them organize…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, July 11
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Ouch! I Missed A Credit Card Payment
What you don't know about credit cards and credit scores could cost you money. Bonnie Yam CFA CFP® reviews the basics of credit reporting and credit scores. Learn time-tested methods for getting out of credit card debt and about legitimate organizations that can help. Ms. Yam graduated from Smith College with a BA in Math and Economics. She received her MBA in finance from University of Chicago. Before starting her own company, she was a financial manager for Time Magazine and a Hedge F…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, July 12
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Don't Leave Your Nest Egg Exposed to Long Term Care Cost
Over 70% of people will experience a Long Term Care event in their life. Lee Conti discusses new and creative planning techniques to help address this lurking issue and provides information about different types of Long Term Care coverage, unique policy riders, trends in premium costs, and alternatives to LTC. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York Lee Conti, Jr. is a Director with CPS Elite Advisors Insurance Svcs. He focuses on coaching clients and advisors on…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, July 12
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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 on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, July 13
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
The Ultimate Power Pitch
Do you stand out in the market? Do you answer the question: “What do you do?” in a clear, interesting, and MEMORABLE way? Is your "pitch" generating leads for you or is it actually costing you money? Whether for personal or professional purposes, you need to learn to pitch yourself! If you sound like everyone else when you talk about your business or your job, you’re invisible and turning off your opportunity faucet! Rochelle Lisner, CEO of Dynamic Business Growth, will share how the quality…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, July 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Return-to-Work Coaching for Women Session #5 - Dress for Success
Attention all stay-at-home-moms. Are you thinking about going back-to-work but not sure where to start? Or have you been laid off and can’t seem to find the right next job? Join our interactive sessions for career coaching, skill-building, peer feedback, networking and to help you stay focused on your goals. The classes can be taken as individual sessions or as a consecutive series. This group is for women only. The classes will be geared towards women who are returning from a career break t…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, July 18
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
7 Creative Ways to Get More Clients & Media Attention
Nicole McGarell Marielle Legair In business, it's not about who you know but who knows you. A steady flow of clients and effectively promoting your service will go a long way to increasing your profits and taking your business to the next level. Download flyer here: flyer-07.18.2017-legairmcgarrell-7_creative_ways.pdf During this targeted and interactive session, you'll learn powerful marketing and PR strategies to attract more leads and get featured in the media. This session is id…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, July 19
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Older Workers Rock: Job Search Over 50+
In this interactive session, Renee Lee Rosenberg demystifies the top myths about aging and job search. Learn strategies to help any job seeker over 50 conduct a more effective and fulfilling job search. Renee Lee Rosenberg is the author of Achieving the Good Life After 50 and is a certified career counselor. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, July 20
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Powerful First Impressions: How to Get Hired Now
Barry Cohen, Senior Career Consultant at Mullin International Career Consultants, discusses: How to present yourself to be the best possible candidate (even if you aren’t) The benefit of having a script to rely on How to overcome the fear factor” How to answer the seven (7) most difficult interview questions How to create value in “selling” yourself…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, July 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Return-to-Work Coaching for Women Session #6 - The Person Interviewing Me is at Least 15 Years Younger Than Me
Attention all stay-at-home-moms. Are you thinking about going back-to-work but not sure where to start? Or have you been laid off and can’t seem to find the right next job? Join our interactive sessions for career coaching, skill-building, peer feedback, networking and to help you stay focused on your goals. The classes can be taken as individual sessions or as a consecutive series. This group is for women only. The classes will be geared towards women who are returning from a career break t…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, July 22
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Managing Your Investments in a Volatile Market
Investment markets are full of surprises. How do you manage an investment portfolio to deal with whatever the Market serves up? Successful investors understand the importance of the concepts of risk tolerance and investment time horizon and use strategies such as asset allocation and diversification. Sevasti Balafas CFA, MBA discusses why understanding these concepts is the key to managing your portfolio through a range of market conditions. Sevasti Balafas, CFA, MBA is the founder and Sen…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Tue, July 25
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Understanding Financial Statement Components and What They Mean
Alan Fishman, CPA explains the components of the 3 financial statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Cash Flows), what the components represent and how you can use this information to assess a company’s financial health. Alan D. Fishman, CPA is a business consultant providing financial, tax and operational advice to businesses of all types and sizes. Developing business plans and entity structure is an area of high interest and involvement. Past and current in…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, July 26
@ 6 p.m.
Staying Motivated Throughout the Job Search Process
Looking for a job can be a long, arduous journey that requires much time and patience, especially in this economy, to see results. Staying positive and motivated throughout the process can make you a less stressed and a more effective applicant, which can in turn accelerate the outcomes you desire. Kristina Leonardi helps you re-evaluate your overall career and job search strategy to reduce stress Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, July 27
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Asset Allocation and Diversification
Does your portfolio have too many funds and seem complicated? Then this is a must attend session for you! Erika Safran, CFP® discusses the difference between asset allocation and diversification, and shares tips and strategies to help you create a portfolio that you can stick with in all market conditions. Erika Safran, CFP ® is principal and wealth manager at Safran Wealth Advisors, an independent fee only wealth management firm providing high level financial planning and investment mana…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, July 27
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Marketing Myths Panel
If you are daunted by the idea of marketing your business, then spend an evening with four marketing gurus, each with a very different marketing specialty. They will help you understand: How to determine if your business really needs marketing. How to know what kind of marketing your business really needs . How to find the right experts to help you and how to successfully work with them. The panel will cover: What marketing Is. And no, it’s not sales. Understanding the marketing m…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, August 2
@ 6 p.m.
Self-Recruiter® Super-Charging Your Job Search: Organizing & Managing It!
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. Topics covered include: 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
Thu, August 3
@ 6 p.m.
Canceled
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Reinvent Your Career
Are you in career transition or frustrated and stuck in you present job? Would like to do something different but aren’t sure what to do about it? David Lees offers tips for being more optimistic and motivated to move forward. Learn: The secret to changing careers How to develop your Personal Core Brand (PCB) to showcase your value Ways to think about new career possibilities based on your strengths, passions, and transferable skills How to find new job opportunities Seating is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, August 5
@ 11:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Self-Recruiter® Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How to Use It in Your Job Search
John Crant shows you how to build and manage your Professional Network with LinkedIn. Learn about networking and how to do it effectively; how to get started with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles; how to expand your network; and how to utilize your new network in your search for your next career challenge. Don’t wait until you are looking for a new job –today is the day you should be building your network for tomorrow so that you don’t get left behind. John Crant is the author of the…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, August 9
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Handling Difficult Interview Questions
Most job hunters adopt the attitude “I’ll answer their questions as honestly as I can and then let the chips fall where they may.” Unfortunately, this type of thinking can end up sabotaging not just the interview, but your entire job search! Career Coach Chip Conlin demonstrates how to answer questions strategically, not fatalistically. Learn some proven techniques to improve your interviewing skills by becoming more adept at handling the most difficult of questions. Experience how to appro…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 10
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Part 2: Your Business Hustle: Be more productive
This two-part series will be packed with candor about the hustle and bustle of entrepreneurship. Join entrepreneur and best-selling author Ramon Ray for a discussion on the biggest challenges and successes of entrepreneurship. In Part 1 (August 1), Ramon will discuss how to avoid depression and burn out to fulfill the dream of having your own business. In Part 2 (August 10) Ramon will discuss how to maximize your day and be more productive. Donwload flyer here: flyer-ramon_ray-business_hu…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, August 12
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Sudden Money: How to Manage a Financial Windfall
Sudden wealth - a settlement, inheritance, bonus, or lottery winning - is the stuff of dreams. But in real life it can be overwhelming emotionally and financially. Anja Luesink CFP® discusses how to plan to make sure that your windfall lasts. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Sat, August 12
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Retirement Income Planning
Most people spend more time thinking about the travel and hobbies they will enjoy in retirement than whether they have saved and invested enough to support their expected lifestyle when they stop working. Victoria Fillet CFP® discusses the different options for sources of retirement income. Victoria Fillet is the co-founder of Blueprint Financial Planning, LLC a SEC registered investment advisor. At Blueprint, we bring financial security and financial confidence together. With a focus on…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, August 16
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
The SPIN Approach to Finding a New Job
Looking for a new job? Feeling stuck and hopeless? Connie Gemson discusses how to discover new sources of information and new networking sites. Learn how to identify your skills and explore how hobbies can be opportunities. Connie Gemson is a workshop leader and career counselor. Connie leads workshop programs for new ways of finding work in the new economy. She serves as a consultant to ParentJobNet and provides classes to public school parents seeking new alternatives. She has been an adj…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 17
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Finding the Hidden Job Market
Only 10-14% of job seekers get a job through the internet and 40% get one through networking. Amy Geffen, PhD discusses how to do a Self-Assessment, Job Targeting, How to Get Meetings, 4 Ways to Expand your Network, Social Media, and Direct Mail. Amy Geffen, PhD has thirty years of experience in teaching, professional development, and distance learning. She is a Five O’Clock Club certified career coach. Currently she is Director of Professional Development for the Council for Economic Educ…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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