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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
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
@ 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Fri, August 18
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
New Ways to Network
Networking is more than connecting via a computer. Connie Gemson discusses how to expand your sources of information, prepare for new settings, and gain insight into new possibilities. Learn how to use in-person meetings as sources of help and ideas. 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 alternat…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wed, August 23
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Ten Strategies for a More Mindful and Productive Job Search
In this interactive session, Renee Lee Rosenberg discusses mindful strategies to get positive results in your job search. This session is about you, the job seeker and how to be more fulfilled and energized in your 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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, August 30
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Self-Recruiter® Interview Intervention
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 follows 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 Solve Your Pr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 31
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Exploring New Career Options
Connie Gemson discusses how to: Define your goals and values Explore what work settings are most comfortable and what work seems realistic yet practical Assess what is important in your job and your life Discuss alternatives with others 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers