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Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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
Thu, September 1
@ 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, September 1
@ 6 p.m.
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 Seati…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, September 2
@ 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, September 6
@ 3:15 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
Tue, September 6
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Protecting the Elderly From Financial Abuse
National Grandparents Day is Sunday, September 11, 2016. What better gift could you give grandma, grandpa or any elderly loved one than protection from financial abuse? Financial abuse of the elderly can be perpetrated by strangers---scam artists who call, email or send letters to try get them to send money, but it can also be committed by people they know and trust. Rebecca Hedaya-Heller, Esq. discusses what you can do to protect elderly loved ones from financial abuse. Rebecca Hel…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, September 7
@ 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, September 7
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Interpreting Financial Statements
Learn how to find financial statements for any public company and about the ratios most frequently used to interpret them. 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
Wed, September 7
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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 The Headless Horseman: Don’t Send a Word Doc Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, September 8
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Investing In Stocks: The Basics
Introduces basic investment terms and concepts such as risk and reward, IPO’s, p/e ratios, and relative p/e ratios. Ways to approach the investment decision and alternative stock investments such as mutual funds and ETF’s are discussed. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, September 8
@ 6 p.m.
CEO Series
CEO Series: Marianne Williamson
.mark { background-color:yellow; } 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 Marianne Williamson: "From millenary to millennial wisdom: transform business challenges into triumphant success." Register here. Download flyer: Flyer-09.08.2016-Williamson-From millenary to millenial wis…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, September 9
@ 1:15 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
Sat, September 10
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
What Everybody Needs to Know About Disability Insurance
If you couldn't work because of a serious injury or debilitating illness, how would you pay your bills and protect your family's standard of living? Kelly Welles explains how disability insurance can lessen the financial hardship of losing your paycheck. 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, September 13
@ 12 noon
Canceled
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Cancel Successful Career Landings and Transitions
This program has been canceled.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, September 13
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Caterpillar To Butterfly: How To Discover and Move On To Your Next Career
The job market is constantly changing – and so are we. As a result we are often interested in changing, or required by circumstance to change. Yet without exposure to other areas, it is easy to assume there is no way for us to do a different job. Join coach Win Sheffield to learn how we can bring value to a new industry or to a new field. Learn how breadth of experience can be a competitive advantage in a changing marketplace. The discussion includes: • Approaches to discover what we want…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, September 13
@ 6 p.m.
CEO Series
CEO Series: Laura Vanderkam
.mark { background-color:yellow; } 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 Laura Vanderkam: "You have more time than you think!" Register here. Download flyer: Flyer-09.13.2016-Vanderkam-You have more time.pdf IMPORTANT! Registration check-in begins at 5:30PM. Please be on time,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, September 14
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Getting Your Three Paychecks
You know about the standard bi-weekly or monthly paycheck you eagerly await. But what do you do when one paycheck, no matter how generous, is enough to keep you at your current place of employment? And are other factors equally as important in job satisfaction? Learn about the THREE paychecks you deserve, and how to best direct your job search/career plan to ensure receiving them. Presented by Jacqui Ross Rose. Jacqui Rose has been involved in Career Development issues since receiving h…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, September 14
@ 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, September 14
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
The Hottest Areas In The Job Market Today: Data Science & Analytics Careers -Learn How To Break Into This Field
Data science and analytics is one sector of the job market that bucked the great recession. CEOs everywhere are urgently building data and analytics teams to cope with the world of Big Data. A leading jobs website estimated that the number of data analytics jobs quadrupled in the last six years. Kaiser Fung provides insights, tips, and educational recommendations to help you break into these fast growing career paths. Mr. Fung provides training and advisory services in business analytics a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, September 15
@ 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, September 15
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Ask the Experts
Starting a new business? A new project? Have a “crazy” idea? The Science, Industry & Business Library is happy to join the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurs Network in hosting its second annual Ask the Experts event. Chamber members and members of the community are invited to ask our panel of experts any and all business-related questions. Whether you are just getting started, or are an established business thinking about starting a new initiative or going in a new direction,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Sat, September 17
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Career Counseling for "Older" Job Seekers and the Long-Term Unemployed
In this highly-interactive presentation, Bruce Hurwitz, president of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, Ltd., addresses issues faced by "older" job seekers and the long-term unemployed. The discussion includes overcoming concerns about age and filling in gaps on your resumes. Bring your questions ! Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, September 20
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Financial Planning for Business Owners & Entrepreneurs
Business owners and entrepreneurs can have unique financial planning challenges. For many, a significant part of their net worth is tied up in the business which is also their sole source of income. Peter J. Creedon CFP®, ChFC, CLU discusses how to manage the personal financial risks and opportunities faced by business owners. Peter J. Creedon is the Founder and CEO of Crystal Brook Advisors. He is a licensed Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and Chart…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, September 20
@ 6 p.m.
CEO Series
CEO Series: Seth Godin
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 Seth Godin: "Four lessons learned from the altMBA." Download flyer: Flyer-09.20.2016-Godin-Four Lessons Learned.pdf Register here. IMPORTANT! Registration check-in begins at 5:30 pm. Please be on time, if you have not arrived by 5:55 pm, your sea…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, September 21
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Are You In Your 40’s, 50’s Or 60’s And Looking For Work?
Have you hit a wall with your career? Maybe you are contemplating a different path? Something more meaningful? Are you asking yourself, “Now what?” Are you brave enough to ask yourself, “What do I WANT to do?” Harry Prichett explores the four stages of career reinvention that he’s identified. He’ll explore these stages with you, as well as the creative possibilities and opportunities for the second half of your life. This is an interactive, engaging and thought-provoking workshop. Oh yeah, and…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, September 21
@ 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, September 21
@ 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, September 21
@ 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 that will boost your likelihood o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, September 22
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Online Customer Acquisition Series #4: Search Advertising
Have you been thinking about search advertising but don’t know where your money will yield the best results? Maisha Walker, digital marketing expert and columnist for Inc.com, shares her expertise to help you focus on those platforms that will provide your business with the desired results with your existing budget. Part of the Online Customer Acquisition Series. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 23
@ 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 first some, first seated. Click here for more SIBL pr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Money Matters
Medicare 2016
Michelle Berney from HIICAP provides an overview of the Medicare program and coverage options. Learn about Medigap/Medicare Supplement insurance, Medicare Advantage/Medicate Health Plans, and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. Get the latest information. Michelle Berney is an Outreach and Benefits Consultant at HIICAP, where she works with the incredible group of HIICAP volunteer counselors, shares updated information on Medicare and its related programs with volunteers and c…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Money Matters
The Basics of Investing
Learning how to make informed investing decisions and avoid common scams can make a big difference to your financial well-being. Alan E. Sorcher, Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA), discusses the questions to ask before investing, the keys to understanding fees and risk, and the red flags of investment fraud. Alan E. Sorcher is an Assistant Director in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA).…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Search Central
The Perfect Resume
Your resume is an advertisement for you. Don’t expect people to read the whole thing. They will skim searching for key words, experience, and qualities that match the job description. How long will someone look at your resume? 7 to 10 seconds! That’s right. So your resume needs to grab the hiring manager’s attention. Amy Geffen covers the 5 Key parts to your resume: your job title, the summary of your key skills, description of your job responsibilities, bulleted accomplishments showing quan…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, September 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
Money Matters
The Keys to Getting Health Coverage and Care
Learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for your company and employees. Audrey M. Diop discusses public and private health insurance including premium tax credits and cost sharing reductions and the penalty for not having health insurance. Audrey M. Diop is the Managing Executive Director for the NYC HRA’s Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access HRA/OCHIA). HRA/OCHIA works to connect New York City residents and small business owners to coverage and care. In collabo…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Tax Planning for Retirement Starts When?...NOW!
The tax code provides numerous incentives to encourage us to save for retirement. Some of these incentives are obvious, some are subtle, but all require some advance planning. During each stage of our lives, we can arrange our earnings and savings to maximize the after tax income we'll receive during retirement. Dan Olson CFA , CFP® discusses each life stage and identifies useful tax saving ideas to increase the income you'll have in retirement. Dan is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Cert…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
Starting and Growing Your Business
Accessing Capital for Your Small Business
Learn more about the types of capital that business owners and entrepreneurs have access to. Luis Ramos discusses financing options for your businesses and what standards and information a lender will need in order to decide on whether an individual if eligible for financing. Learn the true costs that are associated with different options ranging from bank financing, SBA financing, online merchant loans, and other alternative sources for capital. Luis Ramos joined Excelsior Growth Fund a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, September 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Wills and Advance Directives
Get 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. Presented by the City Bar Justice Center. Seating is first come, first seated. Part of Financial Planning Day @ SIBL!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Fun With Financial Statements
Individual investors often fear looking at a company’s financial statements because on the surface, they may appear quite complicated and detailed. Financial statements often tell a useful story about how profitable a business is (or isn’t), what sort of assets the business has, what sort of liabilities and debts that the business has, and what the trends in the business are. Rick Konrad, CFA, CFP® explains how to make financial statements speak to you about a business, its profitability, and…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
Money Matters
All About Annuities
Annuities come in many forms—which include fixed, variable and fixed-indexed varieties. Annuities are widely sold financial products, but they are often misunderstood. Peter Chandler provides an overview of annuities including key characteristics of each type of annuity and some pros and cons of the various annuity products on the market today. Also learn about the major findings from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) 2015 National Financial Capability Study, recently rel…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
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