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Mon, August 1
@ 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 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, August 2
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
10 Strategies for a More Productive Job Search
Renee Rosenberg introduces strategies to improve your overall job search ability. The discussion includes resumes, networking, cover letters, and follow-up. Attend this informative, interactive session and learn strategies to move your job search toward success. Renee Lee Rosenberg, known as the Positivity Pro, has been a Career Counselor for over 25 years helping individuals on all levels to achieve a successful job search and a satisfying career. She is also NYS Licensed Mental Health…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, August 2
@ 3:15 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Job Seekers: Download a Customized Company List for Contacts
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
Tue, August 2
@ 6 p.m.
Small Business How-to Seminars
Willpower and Mindfulness for Entrepreneurial Performance
Download flyer: Flyer-08.02.2016-Galimidi-Willpower & Mindfulness.pdf This program will engage you in exercises and discussion on both Willpower and Mindfulness: Willpower is the most accurate scientifically-proven predictor of our success in life, more than our IQ, innate talent, or physical abilities. In this program, Uri Galimidi will discuss the science of willpower and how entrepreneurs can boost their willpower to improve their performance in all aspects of their businesses and live…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, August 3
@ 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), Training Room 4Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, August 3
@ 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, August 3
@ 6 p.m.
Canceled
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Cancelled-Your Resume vs. Your LinkedIn Profile: What You Need to Know
This program has been cancelled.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, August 3
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Crash Course In Interviewing
Just making it to the interview stage is an accomplishment, so how do you make sure that you are prepared for it in the best way? Steven Davis answers this and other questions about interviewing during this session. The discussion includes: How to do homework on the company, the position, and on you Practice answers to interviewers’ questions Questions that are the most impactful for you to ask Addressing salary questions How to close strong The best ways to follow up Steven Da…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 4
@ 2 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Thinking About A Career Change
This workshop is most appropriate for adults with at least 15 years of work experience. Pre-registration is required. Email Sherry Natkow at snatkow@job-prep.com to enroll and receive additional information. Class limit is 20. These days, workers are apt to change jobs frequently and many are taking the leap of switching careers or industries. Turn what could be a daunting ordeal into an invigorating inner journey of self-reflection. Whether you're feeling clueless about what you…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 4
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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. The discussion includes: 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, Blogs & More Your Signature Block…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 4
@ 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, August 5
@ 3:15 p.m.
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
Sat, August 6
@ 12 noon
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
Mon, August 8
@ 11:15 a.m.
Money Matters
Searching Bloomberg (limited to first 5)
This hands-on class demonstrates the Bloomberg menu driven system. The class will learn search methods for information on companies, and how to find securities that match investors’ criteria. Also, we will retrieve some market and economic data available on Bloomberg. 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 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, August 9
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Introduction to Medicare
Are you new to Medicare? Just turning age 65 or soon to be retiring? Eric Housman provides an overview of the Medicare program and your coverage options, including Medigap/Medicare Supplement insurance, Medicare Advantage/Medicate Health Plans and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. Come for the latest information and get your questions answered. Eric Housman is an Independent Consultant specializing in Medicare Education and Training. He has conducted hundreds of Medicare pre…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, August 10
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
How to get rich and internet famous: Hack your sales and personal branding strategy
Download flyer: Flyer-08.10.2016-Dignan-How to get rich.pdf There’s a lot of terrible information in the social media/online marketing/growth marketing space! London-based Vincent Dignan returns to New York for his legendary talk on sales and public speaking. This talk intends to deliver, in real-time, real value to attendants; including how to quickly grow a community online, form a substantial pre-launch strategy, how to ensure your emails and tweets get seen/answered, creating easy workflo…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 11
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Your Resume vs. Your LinkedIn Profile: What You Need to Know
Robert Hellmann, of www.hellmannconsulting.com and author of Advanced LinkedIn, reviews actual client examples of successful resumes and LinkedIn profiles. Get the facts straight about what works, what doesn't, and the important differences between these two essential mediums. Learn how to craft a compelling resume and profile that will help you get and ace interviews. The discussion includes: How to write powerful resume and LinkedIn profile bullets Nine resume “do’s” and six resume “don…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 11
@ 6 p.m.
Small Business How-to Seminars
Set the Stage for Success
MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND! Click here to register. Download flyer: Flyer-08.11.2016-Passey-Set the Stage for Success.pdf Joy Passey, a seasoned Business and Life Coach, discusses how you can identify what success is and what it means to you. Learn the best habit-building techniques that create effective routines to success, and help you understand how to create success in your business and your life. Get a daily, weekly, and yearly action plan. Don’t miss it! Joy Passey is the Founder and P…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Sat, August 13
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
I Won! What to Do If You Hit the Lottery
Sudden wealth---winning the lottery, making it big, receiving a large cash settlement or a sizable inheritance---is the stuff of dreams. But there are specific financial moves you should make to ensure that your windfall lasts. Learn from a Certified Financial Planner™ what to do first ..."because, hey, you never know...." Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is first come, first seated.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
College & Graduate Students
Tue, August 16
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Powerful First Impressions: How to Find and Get the Job You Really Want
How to Ace Every Job Interview (Even if you are not the best candidate!) How many interview have you been on...and how many offers have you received? Barry Cohen discusses the “hidden” techniques and strategies you need to ace that next job interview. Barry Cohen is a senior career consultant for Mullin International, the expert provider of outplacement services creating strategies for effective career redeployment and career transition Seating is on a first come , first seated bas…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, August 17
@ 10 a.m.
Small Business How-to Seminars
Business Financing Fair
Need financing for your business but don't know where to start? Should you go the traditional route or try alternative sources of funding? What are the requirements for you to obtain financing? Come meet the lenders and find out! Download flyer: Flyer-08.17.2016-Business Financing Fair.pdf Whether you’re a start-up or already in business, this fair will be packed with information and resources. Representatives from both traditional and alternative sources of funding will be present to answer…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Wed, August 17
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
​Managing the Head Game in Your Job Search
This can be a highly challenging period in your life and the stories you tell yourself, and the stories you tell in job search can be very powerful in managing your head, your attitude and ultimately your search. It is a balancing act between being kind to yourself without letting yourself off too easy. This can be a highly challenging period in your life and the stories you tell yourself, and the stories you tell in job search can be very powerful in managing your head, your attitude and…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
CANCELED - Employment Mentoring in a Computer Lab
This program has been canceled. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 18
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Staying One Step Ahead of the Interviewer
You can be in charge of your interview. The interview does not have to be like an interrogation or be a reminder of your final exam nightmares. In fact with practice, the interview can become an opportunity to shine. Career coach Win Sheffield shars effective ways to prepare for the interview, how to convey your value in the interview and decisive ways to follow up to keep you in your interviewer’s mind. Become master of the interview process so that it does not master you. Preparing…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, August 19
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
The Fundamentals of an Effective Job Search
Based on practical real-world experience, executive recruiter and career counselor Bruce Hurwitz explains how he has successfully helped scores of career counseling clients obtain full-time employment. During the presentation attendees will be able to ask any and all questions pertaining to their job searches. Bruce A. Hurwitz, Ph.D., President and CEO of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, Ltd., has been an executive recruiter since 2003. He is a recognized authority on career counselin…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, August 23
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Tax Tips for the Self-Employed
Whether you run your own business or receive 1099 Miscellaneous Income from independent contractor work in a variety of fields, you need to understand how to report income and expenses on Schedule C of IRS Form 1040. Dan Olson CFP® CFA provides tips for tracking expenses, asset depreciation, and deductions for retirement account contributions. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York Seating is first come, first seated.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, August 24
@ 6 p.m.
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 wa…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 25
@ 6 p.m.
Access to Capital for Your Small Business
Download flyer: Flyer-08.25.2016-Ramos-Access to Capital.pdf Access to the right type of capital is key to growing a small business. This program will educate attendees on understanding the various financing options and which ones are the best matches, given the life cycle of that business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for, so business owners can be best prepared when applying for financing. You will learn: A comparison of financing products ava…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Sat, August 27
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Ouch! I Missed A Credit Card Payment and My Interest Rate Went Up!
What you don't know about credit cards and credit scores could cost you money. Lots of it. Bonnie Yam CFP® CFA reviews the basics of credit reporting and credit scores. Learn about the time-tested method for getting yourself out of credit card debt and legitimate organizations to call if you are unable to do so on your own. Bonnie Yam, CFA, CFP, CLU, ChFC, RICP, QPFC, EA, CVA, CEPAMs. Yam graduated from Smith College with a BA in Math and Economics. She received her MBA in finan…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, August 30
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series The Paradigm Shift in Job Search: Marketing Yourself to the Decision-Maker Just Who Is It That Makes the Decisions?
John Crant explores techniques for getting the attention of hiring managers. The discussion includes: Finding the Decision-maker(s)... (There Are Almost Always More Than One...) Email, Voicemail, LinkedIn, and SnailMail... Oh, My! Catching Attention: It Has To Be About Them It's All About The Message (By Which I Mean: Value) Getting the Call-back (or... Actually Following Up!) Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, August 30
@ 6 p.m.
How To Make Your Ideal Client Come Running To You and Have The Tire Kickers Run Away Quickly
In our current economy—where your prospects have infinite choices and buy consistently on price—your product/service must stand out from all the noise. In this lecture, you will learn six reasons why and how you must create a strong emotional context so that your clients keep coming back to you. You will also learn how to deploy a strategy that will determine who will or won't buy from you quickly; and build the right circles of influence that will turn into raving fans in the marketplace and si…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
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 Seatin…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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
@ 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
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
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Successful Career Landings and Transitions
If you are on the job search or career change path and are wondering how others do it, you should join us this evening to: • Discuss key search strategies and tactics for networking and interviewing • Broaden your perspective on what it takes to gain an advantage and leverage results from your job search strategy • Gain knowledge about managing a successful start in a new position •Learn about the resources and training that contribute to successful search results Hear from people who land…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
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), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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…
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
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 discussions includes generalities such as overcoming concerns about age and filling gaps on resumes, and specific questions raised by attendees. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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