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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, May 30
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Office Readiness @ SIBL
10 week Office Readiness Series
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults
Tue, May 30
@ 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, May 30
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Retirement and Long Term Care Fundamentals
Sheila Jacobs, CFP® of the Financial Women's Association discusses timeless strategies for financial success from vision through implementation and beyond. Topics covered include Goal Setting, Creating Actionable Steps, and the Importance of Having a Long Term Care plan (with or without insurance). I’m grateful for more than 20 years’ of insights and knowledge gained from helping to manage assets for women, families, charitable organizations, and small businesses in constantly chang…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, May 31
@ 9:15 a.m.
Patents and Trademarks: Protect Your Intellectual Property
A Free Seminar for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Educators and Legal Professionals Representatives from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent and Trademark Resource Center offer a full-day presentation at the Science, Industry and Business Library. Topics Covered: • Overview of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets • Conducting a Preliminary Patent Search Using USPTO Databases • Conducting a Preliminary Trademarks Search Using USPTO Databases • Invention…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 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 31
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Bond Basics
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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, May 31
@ 6 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Self-Recruiter® Quickstart Job Search Series: LinkedIn & The Art of Networking
John Crant examines 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: Whom should I ‘link’ with on Linkedin? Joining Groups will benefit you in ways that you may not realize Why your blog should be linked to your Linkedin profile Why giving & receiving Recommendations for Your Profile on Linke…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 1
@ 2 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Thinking About A Career Change
This program is for adults who have had several employers or a work history of at least 10 years. Career change has become a natural life progression, but the journey is often lengthy and daunting. For those of us with years of work experience, we can leverage our successes by articulating how our accomplishments, accumulated knowledge, and skills bring value to a new industry or career. This workshop will take you on a scenic journey of your own work history. You'll assess your interests, v…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 1
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Get Bigger, Better Clients (with Less Stress)
You want bigger and better customers… but it’s hard to make that leap when you’re an entrepreneur wearing so many hats! What is the best way to go about it? What should you focus on? What changes should you make so that your efforts yield the maximum results for your business goals? Download flyer: bigger_better_clients.pdf Evan Horowitz has helped countless entrepreneurs break the mold, and beat the odds to make a lot more money, while sleeping better. His clients are driven, successful p…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 1
@ 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, June 2
@ 3:15 p.m.
MS Power Point 2010 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
Tue, June 6
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
David Pogue on Money, Technology & Business Life
REGISTER HERE. Event is full, yet we encourage you to sign up on the WAIT LIST as there are always cancellations closer to the event date. We'll notify you of any availability by June 5. (Note: wait list operates on a first come, first served basis). (Note: Event is free and open to the public, but you must register so that we can get an accurate count of participants.) Donwload flyer: flyer_david_pogue.pdf David Pogue is the tech critic for Yahoo Finance, having been groomed for the positio…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, June 7
@ 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 7
@ 6 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Self-Recruiter® Quickstart Job Search Series: Interview Intervention
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. The interview is an opportunity for you to remain memorable –so that your success is not simply left to chance. Based on the secrets that executive recruiters use to prepare their candidates to win, the discussion includes: Success is about Prepa…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 8
@ 2 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Critique Your Resume - Pre-Registration Required
Are your resumes getting you interviews? Are you submitting the same resume for each job posting? 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. Pre-registration is required. To enroll, interested participants must email Sherry Natkow at snatkow@job-pre…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 8
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Investing in ETFs
There are ETFs for stocks, bonds, commodities, real estate and more. Nancy Curtin, CFP® discusses the different types of ETFs and contrasts them with Mutual Funds, including actively managed ETFs. Learn how to select the better investment vehicle for your portfolio. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Nancy Curtin, CFP®has more than 20 years of financial and business consulting and has developed a reputation for providing excellent client service with her holistic a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 8
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Summer Career Management: How to Invest in Your Career and Still Have Time Off
Summer is coming. You have your priorities and they involve the out of doors and water. 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 with their own business, clients may not be buying i…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, June 13
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Shall We Wed: Financial Planning for Same Sex Households
The Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges made same sex marriage legal in all 50 states. What does this mean for those who are not married or are considering marriage? Marriage is a very personal decision with important legal and financial implications. Thomas Chu Esq. discusses how legal marriage might affect you - for better or worse! Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Thom Chu is an estate planning attorney and candidate for the Certified Financial Plan…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, June 14
@ 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 14
@ 6 p.m.
Job Search Central
Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search
Learn strategies and tips on how to maximize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, expanding your network, getting introductions, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more. Amy Geffen has dedicated her career to the non-profit sector as a trainer, manager, dean and executive. She started her own career coaching firm Geffern Careers. With over 30 years of experience genera…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 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, June 15
@ 2 p.m.
Job Search Central
Keep the Momentum Going
In the best of times, looking for a job is a lonely experience. We stay in our apartments too much of the time -- either robotically in front of the computer or distracted by household chores. We find it difficult staying energized, hopeful and professionally connected. This workshop will offer ideas to help us work smarter and move faster. We'll ask questions of each other, exchange resources and share our collective wisdom. When we wonder what to do next -- or what works -- you can bet th…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 15
@ 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 within your existing budget. You can take any and all parts in the Online Customer Acquisition Series: Part 5: Branding and Fan Building | September 21, 2017 | 6-7:30 PM Part 6: Google and Other Analytic…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, June 16
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Are You A Job Search Newbie?
If you did not have to look for a job for a while and are now confused about the "new rules" of the job search game, you will benefit from this workshop. Susan Mozian, a career coach from The Muse and Marzena Ermler, a career coach from SIBL, break down the job search process in to manageable pieces and demystify buzzwords such as ATS, branding, marketing, and informational interviews, to save you time and alleviate your anxiety. Get ideas for concrete action steps. Seating is on a first come…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, June 20
@ 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
Tue, June 20
@ 6 p.m.
Canceled
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
CANCELED: How to Get Media Exposure on a Zero Budget
This program is CANCELED. We may reschedule it in a future yet the date is unknown at this point. The program that will substitute for this one is: Culture of Opportunity: How to Grow Your Business in an Age of Disruption. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Every business owner wants customers or clients to flock to them. It's only natural. But no one flocks to a business owner who is "the best-kept secret in town." To avoid being a secret, and to become a known entity, the bes…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, June 20
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Culture of Opportunity: How to Grow Your Business in an Age of Disruption
Mark Moncheck is the author of Culture of Opportunity: How to Grow Your Business in an Age of Disruption. He will be stopping by the Science, Industry & Business Library to talk about his book (launched on May 15), which is based on his 35 years of business experience and expertise. The book is a compact manifesto that will show you how to thrive in the new world of business. It provides a description of the need for Cultures of Opportunity, case studies that demonstrate the process and resu…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018
Ada Medina Daycare
Adults,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, June 21
@ 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 21
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Investing In Stocks
Where do you begin if you want to invest in Stocks? Sevasti Balafas,CFA, MBA discusses what you need to know to choose the right companies for your investment portfolio. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Sevasti Balafas, CFA, MBA is the founder and Senior Wealth Advisor at GoalVest Advisory. She has over 15 years of experience in financial services. She is founder and CEO of a registered investment advisor in NY, TX and PA and has expertise in the full r…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, June 21
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Marketing Yourself with Confidence
David Lees offers you tools to better position and package yourself to move forward. Learn: How your Personal Core Brand 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 Brand on your resume, in an elevator pitch, in social media, and when interviewing Tools to succinctly showcase yourself when communicating your success stories with others.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 22
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
The Demise Of The Elevator Pitch: Would You Rather ‘Pitch’ Yourself Or Tell Your Story?
In our job campaign we need to communicate our value to any number of people in any number of circumstances. Keeping on top of what we want to say is hard enough and especially hard when we are not sure where exactly we are heading, if our targets are changing or if we have more than a single direction. Join coach Win Sheffield to learn how to talk about yourself without having to have a hard-nosed pitch or a prepared speech. Learn to tell your story as it evolves, to focus and engage y…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, June 24
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Congrats Grads, it's Time to Talk About Your Financial Future
This is one graduation speech that you can't afford to miss! Nicholas Holeman CFP® outlines the top things you need to know about managing your finances as you enter the "real world". Topics covered include budgeting, managing student loan debt, credit basics, employer-provided benefits, and much more. Presented by Financial Planning Association of NY Nicholas Holeman CFP® is the Financial Planning Expert at Betterment, the largest independent robo-advisor in the country. He speaks daily w…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
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
@ 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
@ 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
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
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
Thu, September 21
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Online Customer Acquisition Series #5: Branding & Fan Building
Social media content is key for online branding and fan building. If you are not actively branding and positioning yourself online, people will do it for you! It's better to understand what it entails and how to do it effectively. Attend this session and learn from Maisha Walker, digital marketing expert, how to put a strategy together so that you can walk your business prospects from mere awareness into repeat customers and raving fans. You can take any and all parts in the Online Customer Ac…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
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