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Tue, May 17
@ 3 p.m.
Social Media and International Trade
Social media are changing the way international business is done. All practitioners in international trade must be aware of social media outlets and know how to effectively leverage them to add value to their daily activities. This seminar will provide an overview of social media technologies useful in international trade. You will learn how to use these important and popular tools in your business. The presentation will be made by Barney Lehrer, Vice President of FITA Online (http://fita.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults
Tue, May 17
@ 6 p.m.
Financial Information
How to Start Investing, Even if You Have Only $100
In this seminar, Suzanne Matthews will offer tips on saving for the future and making appropriate investment choices. She'll cover the basics of investments and will outline a process that you can use to build savings and investments over time, even if you have only $100 a month.Topics covered include the importance of having a plan and setting goals, implementing a regular savings program, utilizing tax-deferred vehicles, understanding the principles of risk and return, and how these principle…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults
Wed, May 18
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search
In this lecture, John Crant will teach you 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. • 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Thu, May 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Basics of Export/Import Compliance and Methods of Payment
Michael Allocca, President of Allocca Enterprises, an international trade compliance consulting firm, will present an introduction to the basics of export and import compliance as well as methods of international payment. The following is his description of the program he will give: Upon completion of this program, you will be aware of the export security requirements for all exporters. You will have an 11 point checklist to guide you to full compliance on every export. You will become aware o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople
Thu, May 19
@ 6 p.m.
EABO: The Venetian Variety–From Tourism to Nanotechnology: Trade and Investment Opportunities in Veneto
EABO: The Venetian Variety – From Tourism to Nanotechnology: Trade and Investment Opportunities in Veneto, a Vibrant Italian Region with Venice, Padua, Verona, Vicenza and Treviso as the Main Commercial Hubs The European-American Business Organization, Inc. in cooperation with the Association of Chambers of Commerce of Veneto, Italy cordially invites you to an event on: The Venetian Variety – From Tourism to Nanotechnology Trade and Investment Opportunities in Veneto, a Vibrant Italian Region…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Businesspeople
Mon, May 23
@ 1 p.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us as we discuss Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. Participants are responsible for getting a copy of the book.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, May 24
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Refocus Your Job Search By Developing And Redefining Your Targets
Ever feel overwhelmed by your job search? Do you feel you are doing everything you can and it's still not working? Career counselor Renee Lee Rosenberg will teach you ways to approach your job search by exploring the steps you can take to create a more proactive and positive and successful approach to your your job search. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Tue, May 24
@ 6 p.m.
Financial Information
Living Large on Less in NYC
Living beneath your means is one way to accumulate wealth. Learn tips on lowering your expenses and taking advantage of free or nearly free stuff. Jenifer Lee, CFP®, CPA, MBA, has more than 15 years experience in providing tax and financial planning services to individuals and small businesses. She advises individuals and families facing competing financial goals and provides guidance in anticipation of life changing events. Sponsored by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Se…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Wed, May 25
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Interview Checklist: Preparing Before, and Follow-up After An Interview
Success during an interview depends on how well you prepared beforehand. In this lecture, John Crant will teach you how to research a job opportunity that you are about to interview for, and fully prepare for interview success. And, with the right follow up after your interview, it’s an opportunity for you to remain memorable –so that your success is not simply left to chance. This lecture is based on the secrets that executive recruiters use to prepare their candidates to win. • Success is ab…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Tue, May 31
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Marketing Yourself with Confidence
The first of three workshops in the “Job Search Essentials” Series , David Lees shows you how to stand out from your competition to land a job. Connect with who you are and what makes you unique. Learn: • How your Personal Core BrandSM can help you gain a competitive edge • How to identify what’s unique about yourself to gain further insights to your specific strengths and distinctive qualities • How to use your Personal Core BrandSM on your resume, in an elevator pitch, in social media, and…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Tue, May 31
@ 6 p.m.
Financial Information
Constructing a Diversified Portfolio for Beginners
By diversifying your investment portfolio, you are more likely to reduce volatility (risk) and enhancing potential returns. Learn key elements of diversification. Sponsored by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Wed, June 1
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
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. In this seminar Kristina Leonardi shows you how to: Re-evaluate your overall career and job search strategy Review out-of-the-box approaches to finding a job Learn techniques to ma…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 2
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Self Assessment and Career Goals
Whether you’re looking to make a career transition or simply make a shift within your existing career, it has never been more important to understand your individual skills and how to position them in today’s marketplace. In this workshop Eileen Sharaga shows you how to you identify who you are, what you do best, and where you want to go. Learn how to package yourself and develop the right career focus for you. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018
Roosevelt Island Day Nursery: Classroom C
Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Fri, June 3
@ 12 noon
Job Search Central
Resume Renovation
In this special lecture format, John Crant will show to how to increase the value of the items on your resume, and how to make the cuts necessary, to be seen as a stand-out during your job search. 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 Degrees of Degrees The Headless Horseman: Don’t Send a Word Doc. Seating is on a first…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, June 7
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Managing Your Career from Your Current Job
With the pressure of work leaving you no free time and the worry about having your colleagues or boss finding out about what you are doing, looking for a job while you are working is filled with stress. At the same time, many people find themselves in jobs that appear to be going nowhere. Coach Win Sheffield to shows you how to rekindle the spark in your career and to learn valuable step-by-step techniques to manage your career and, if desired, get a new job. Seating is on a first come, first se…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Tue, June 7
@ 6 p.m.
Financial Information
How to Find the Right College, and Pay for It
Allan Katz,CFP discusses identifying the right college, determining its actual cost, the various forms of financial aid and loans, and the financial aid application process. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Businesspeople,
Adults,
College & Graduate Students
Wed, June 8
@ 12 noon
Job Search Central
Ace Every Interview and Get the Job You Really Want
How many interviews have you had and how many offers? In today's competitive market, showing up on time is not enough anymore. Join Barry Cohen, CUNY Employment Coordinator, for this informative session that will give you the “hidden” techniques and strategies you need to ace that next job interview. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, June 8
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Organizing and Managing Your Job Search
In this lecture you’ll learn to look at your job search from a different angle –one that shows you to a new way to look at searching for your next career opportunity. John Crant will demonstrate how to plan, set goals, and manage your job search. Get out of line, and get on to your next great career opportunity. Topics covered include: Job Search Activity Goals & Tracking • Networking Strategy • Resumes Sent, Tracking & Follow Up • Calling a Hiring Manager, and Strategy• 30 Sec…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018
Staten Island Community Board #2
Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 9
@ 6 p.m.
Starting and Growing Your Business
Your Instant Strategic Plan™
Learn a proven way to plan your business’s future in less time than it takes to watch a movie! In this workshop, Shaun Smith shows you how to draft a strategic plan for your business. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults
Fri, June 10
@ 12 noon
Job Search Central
Returning to the Workforce After a Long Break or Sabbatical
John Crant shows how to overcome many of the challenges that job seekers face when looking to rejoin the workforce after an extended leave. 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 unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Tue, June 14
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Recharge Your Job Search!
If it seems nothing is working, your energy is gone and you are being left out of the current "job boom," use this talk to get recharged. See why it may not be about your resume, network or number of emails, but about something else called motivation. Charles Moldenhauer discusses what has worked for successful job searchers and three ways to get back in the game. Use "Strength Finders" assessments, Weekly Activity Reports, mock interviews and coaching insights to make your job search really…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Tue, June 14
@ 6 p.m.
Financial Information
Smart Social Security Strategies
When should you take benefits? How can married couples maximize them? In this session, you will learn how to get the most out of what you have put in. Sponsored by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Businesspeople,
Adults
Wed, June 15
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search
In this lecture, John Crant will teach you 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. Topics covered include: • 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 16
@ 6 p.m.
The Next Boom
Plunkett Research CEO Jack Plunkett discusses his new book The Next Boom : What you absolutely, positively have to know about the world between now and 2025 , a positive look at the economy, globalization, education, innovation, energy and health care in the future. In The Next Boom, Plunkett, demonstrates that we are on the verge of a period of major economic growth. He presents a panorama of carefully documented developments in areas including energy, health care, education, demographics,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults
Fri, June 17
@ 12 noon
Business & Industry Information
Social Media Marketing Made Simple
Ellen DePasquale, from Constant Contact, discusses strategies and best practices to get the most out of your social media activities, including time management and measuring the return of your activities. Learn what social media marketing really is, how to incorporate it into your business life without losing productivity and look at how other businesses are using these low-cost tools to gain visibility, develop relationships and drive sales and response. .(last minute change in speaker but prog…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults
Fri, June 17
@ 2 p.m.
Business & Industry Information
Power of Email Marketing
Build the relationships that are the key to your business success with easy, inexpensive and highly effective email marketing and social media marketing! In this seminar, Ellen DePasquale, from Constant Contact shares tips to increase your email deliverability and open rates, write good headlines and content. (Last minute speaker change but program content has not changed) Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults
Tue, June 21
@ 12 noon
Job Search Central
Planning Your Search: Easy Steps To Move Forward And Assess Where You Are
A job search involves many moving parts with resumes, a variety of letters to prepare, networking events, keeping up with colleagues and other contacts, as well as different kinds of research and analysis to be done and interviews to prepare for. On top of that we don’t always really want to do it and so don’t approach it as clearly as we might. Join coach Win Sheffield for this lecture and learn how to plan a successful job search. •Learn the why planning is an indicator of success in job sea…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Tue, June 21
@ 6 p.m.
Financial Information
Medicare Basics
Frank M. Winter, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, follows an overview of Medicare basics, with tips on getting the most out of your coverage, and finding care if you or a loved one needs coverage. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Businesspeople,
Adults
Tue, June 21
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Network Your Way Into A Job
Networking does not have to be a difficult, intimidating or awkward process. In this second of three workshops in the “Job Search Essentials” Series , David Lees teaches you a new way of networking that will enable you to interact with others more confidently. Learn: • How to take the “work” out of Networking • 3 rules to become a networking expert • 5 steps to a Win-Win networking conversation • How to follow up with your networking contacts Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unle…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, June 22
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Career Evolution: Preparing for Your Career's Next Leap with Social Media Marketing
John Crant shows how to lay the groundwork to take your career to the next level, to get on the 'short list' for that next promotion, and to market your achievements continually. Topics covered include: Perception Is Reality: So, Change Reality Credit, Where Credit Is Do –and How To Get Yours Sharing Accolades Shines the Light on You Too Be Seen as a Leader, By Being a Leader Manage Your Career 'Marketing' Materials: Using LinkedIn, Groups,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 23
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
A Relaxed Approach to Your Job Search
It's summer. You have your priorities and they involve sand, water and maybe a tennis racquet. And yet, there is that little voice at the back of your head saying: "Maybe I should be looking for work. I know I need a job and come the fall I will really want to be working . . ." Why not do both? Summer is a time when many people take time to enjoy themselves and work slows down and yet September is one of the biggest hiring months. For those in their own business, clients may not be buyi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople,
Adults,
Job Seekers
Mon, June 27
@ 1 p.m.
Book Discussion Group
Join us as we discuss Elegance of the Hedgehog by Isabel Barbery. Participants are responsible for getting a copy of the book.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
The Key To A More Successful Job Search: Exploring The Hidden Job Market
Feeling frustrated about sending resumes on-line and not getting responses? Thinking there must be a better way? There is. Career coach Renee Lee Rosenberg demonstrates researched strategies to create a more effective job search. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
Financial Information
ETFs vs. Mutual Funds
Learn about ETFs, (Exchange Traded Funds) and Mutual Funds from Michael Cooper, CFP®, ChFC®. At once similar and different, each has their supporters and detractors. In this session, you will begin to learn whether to choose one, the other, or both. Michael Cooper, CFP®, ChFC®, is a former CPA and practices as a fee based father and son financial planning team with over 60 years of combined experience. Michael is a member of the Michael Cooper Group with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, located in…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, June 29
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Deep Digging! Job Hunters Must Go Deeper…
Find the Jobs. Get in the Door. Get Hired. Charles Moldenhauer shares his insights into what to do in the new job environment. Lear where to find "Blind Spots," how to take advantage of free assessments and why "Mock Video Interviews" are the key to unlocking what will really work in your job search approach. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, July 1
@ 1:15 p.m.
Financial Information
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, July 5
@ 3:15 p.m.
Exploring More Google Options.
Join us for an overview of Google’s Gmail, Calendar, LAB’s, and Docs. Online Registration Seating is at 3:10 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 at the beginning of the event.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, July 6
@ 1 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment toools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive (Bring your own USB drive) Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers
Wed, July 6
@ 3:15 p.m.
Financial Information
Planning for Retirement and College (IRAs, 401(k)s,529s & More
Where will the money come from! This class describes a variety of tax advantaged accounts that individuals can set up to help them acquire the nest egg necessary for retirement and/or college bound children. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, July 7
@ 1:15 p.m.
Financial Information
Bonds & Bond Mutual Funds: Investment Resources at SIBL
Introduction to Bonds and to the best of SIBL’s print and electronic resources for researching bonds and bond mutual funds. Other public web sites are introduced. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
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