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Tue, December 19
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Make 2018 Your Most Productive Year Ever!
Sign up in here to receive a copy of the handout via email after the program. There is no registration for this program: first come, first seated. Image by Freepik Do you feel overwhelmed with all the things that you have to do? Do you frequently daydream of how productive you'd be if you only had more hours during the day or an assistant? Is there a project or hobby that you'd love to do, but have been putting it off because you have no time and this frustrates you to no end? Does COB mea…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, December 20
@ 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 and career coach, covers these questions and gives you a way to think through the interview before you get there, the research and preparation that can help calm your nerves and boost your confidence. The key to success is often how you develop rapport and outshi…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, December 21
@ 1:30 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Job Search Tips for Mature Job Seekers
The job search process nowadays is more complex than ever and many job seekers feel challenged by it. The mature job seekers (55+) feel sometimes at a greater disadvantage especially if they are returning to the workforce after a break. If you think that this describes you, you will find useful job search tips and advice at this workshop. Presented by Maturity Works, this session will also introduce the program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor focusing on the needs of mature workers, the…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, December 21
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Setting the Stage for Change - Who Are You And What Do You Want In Your Career And Life?
As we near the end of a calendar year and continue to navigate these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to get clear about who you are and what you want in your career and life. Join Kristina Leonardi for this inspirational and motivational talk to help you check in with yourself so that you can create a foundation for success in 2018 and beyond! Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, December 27
@ 6 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series Interview Intervention: The Self-Recruiter® Interview Checklist
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! Learn: 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 Problems in Advance J…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, January 3
@ 6 p.m.
Owning Your Power...Taking Charge of Your Career in the New Year!
Looking to have a lot more say in the way things are handled in your career? Tired of giving decisions over to your partner, family, friends or collaborators? Feeling intimidated about money and talking a deal? In this interactive workshop, Jim Arnoff discusses ways to collaborate with ease, claim your authentic voice, and honor your creativity. Learn the most effective ways to build your confidence communicate with conviction and ask for what you want. Gain the skills to negotiate in a way tha…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, January 4
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Planning and Organizing a Job Search Campaign
In this "new year's resolution" seminar, Robert Hellmann of www.hellmannconsulting.com discusses the key elements of a job search strategy and offers a step-by-step approach to landing the job you want. Learn how to diagnose, treat and jump-start an ailing job search so that you begin seeing interviews and offers. Learn how to: Structure and prioritize your search across 2-5 “job-targets” Use a job-search Marketing Plan to speed up your search Position yourself in your resume, cover…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, January 6
@ 11 a.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 Goals Understanding “Stacks of Incoming Resumes” “3 Second” Test One Page Resume, Unless It’s Two :-( John Crant has been speaking and educating through his seminar series at Corporate Events, with the YMCA in NYC, at The New York Public Library’s JOB SEARCH CENTRAL, his specially designed series is now…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Mon, January 8
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Employment Outlook from 2018 Into 2026
Lisa Boily of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics discusses the employment outlook and the latest edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Learn how to effectively manage your job search or your career in transition. Find out about the nation’s: Fastest growing jobs Long-term projections Factors driving job growth into 2026 Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, January 9
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
What are Target Date Funds?
You probably have target date fund options in your employer's retirement savings plan. Do you know how they work? Are they the best choice for you? Nicholas Holeman CFP® discusses age-based investing strategies, and the important concepts of asset allocation and investment time horizon. Nick Nicholas Holeman CFP® is the Financial Planning Expert at Betterment, the largest independent robo-advisor in the country. There he speaks daily with customers about how to plan for and achieve…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, January 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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 practising Zen meditation for 12 years and is a UC…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, January 10
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Older Workers Rock: Job Search Over 50+
Join Renee Lee Rosenberg for this interactive session that 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. Older workers rock! Renee Lee Rosenberg, known as the Positivity Pro, and the Age Rebrander has been a Clinical Career Counselor for over 25 years helping individuals on all levels to achieve a successful job search and a satisfying career transition and change. She is a NYS Licensed…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, January 11
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Starting a Small Business
This free program is Part 1 (of 3) of the IRS Small Business Tax Workshops Series at the Science, Industry & Business Library (SIBL). You will benefit from attending if you are just getting started in business or if you are interested in going into business. The program focuses on the fundamentals of federal taxes for people who want to start a small business or for those small business owners who just recently started. You will learn about many topics, including: Entity Choice Account…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, January 13
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Savvy Social Security Planning
Social Security is far more complicated than most people realize. The decisions you make now can have a major impact of the total amount of benefits you'll receive over your lifetime. Richard Boehm, CFP® discusses: Will Social Security be there for me? How much can I expect to receive? When should I apply for Social Security? How can I maximize my benefits? Will Social Security be enough to live on in retirement? Richard Boehm, CFP® is a practicing CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®)…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, January 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Picture Yourself Online
Need a simple headshot to use online? Don’t have a digital camera to shoot one? Do you have photos but need something more professional for LinkedIn or other social media platforms? A professional photographer will take your picture in front of a backdrop. Photos will be optimized for online use and emailed to you in 6-12 business days. (You'll need a valid email address so that we can send you your photos when done.) Dress to impress and put your best face forward! First come, first served.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, January 16
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
e-Marketer Demo
eMarketer is widely regarded as the first place to look for research about marketing in a digital world. eMarketer is an electronic resource that is relied on by thousands of companies and business professionals worldwide to understand marketing trends, consumer behavior and get the data needed to succeed in the competitive and fast-changing digital economy. The Library brings this pricey resource to you at no cost and this program is designed to show you how to use it so that you can give your…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, January 17
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Simon Brady, CFP® discusses: How are index funds and ETFs similar and how are they different? What are the benefits of including them in your long term investment portfolios? How do you buy and sell them and what do they cost? Simon Brady, CFP®, is founder and principal of Anglia Advisors, an investment management and flat-fee-only financial planning Registered Investment Advisor in New York City. Originally from the UK, his specialties are in investment management, financial organization…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wed, January 17
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
The Power of You
As we consider our career objectives in the New Year, we need to shift our mindset from job market victims to job market assets. Learn the key steps to make developing your resume, extending your network, and other aspects of running your job campaign a success. We give up on our dreams for a good job for reasonable pay in 1000 small ways. Discover where you have given up your power in the marketplace and how to recover it. Now is the time to own our value and achieve our career objectives.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, January 18
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Interview Intervention: The Self-Recruiter® Interview Checklist
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! Learn: 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 Problems in Advance J…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, January 23
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Homebuyers Seminar
New York is one of the most expensive and difficult markets in which to purchase a home, and it doesn’t help that we have some unique types of properties with their own rules. Chirag Mody explores the ways that you can use a mortgage to purchase your dream-home. Chirag Mody is a born and raised New Yorker. He graduated from the Zicklin School of Business where he studied Finance & Investments along with Real Estate. He has been working in the Mortgage Industry for 5 years. He always l…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wed, January 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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 practising Zen meditation for 12 years and is a UC…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, January 24
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Reinvent Your Career
Would you like to make a career change but aren’t sure how to go about it? This seminar will help you reconnect to who you are at your core to envision a career move that works for you. David Lees offers tips to inspire and motivate you so you'll be more optimistic and confident about your new career direction The discussion includes: Learn the secret to changing careers Be more aware of your unique personal strengths, skills and passions Create a vision statement to help you find your nex…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, January 25
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Tax Tips for Freelancers
"Tax Tips for Freelancers" is Part 2 (of 3) of the Small Business Tax Workshops series at the Science, Industry & Business Library (SIBL). It is designed to inform startups and established freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent contractors, about their tax requirements and recordkeeping responsibilities. Attendees will learn about Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship), deductible business expenses, self-employment tax and other tax topics. Come to one or come…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, January 27
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Broker, Advisor, Planner, Robo: Who Does What?
Whether you’re just beginning to invest, are experiencing a life event that has changed your financial situation, or are approaching retirement, you may be thinking about contacting an investment professional. Stephanie Genkin, CFP® explains the differences between the various types of financial advisors. Learn about your options and get tips for finding the right advisor for your needs. Stephanie Genkin, CFP® is Brooklyn-based independent fee-only CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the founder…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, January 30
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Health Savings Accounts: Stealth IRAs
Vicki Fillet, CFP® introduces you to Health Savings Accounts (HSA), how they work, the pros & cons of high deductible medical insurance, the benefits of an HSA while working and once retired, and how an HSA can resemble an IRA for medical care. Rick Konrad, CFA, CFP® discusses the benefits of investing HSA savings versus placing them in a low yield money market fund and investing fundamentals. Victoria Fillet CFP® is the co-founder of Blueprint Financial Planning, LLC a SEC regist…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, January 30
@ 6 p.m.
Business Boost: Digital Marketing Series
Planning your Social Media Marketing for a “New Year” of Business!
(L) John Crant, (R) Charlie Conard John Crant and Charlie Conard are small business owners and seasoned experts in social media. They will share with you how to make the most out of your marketing efforts in 2018. Start with an audit! –Learn from last year’s efforts. Freshen up for the new year: Your social media profiles. Creating social media "channels" to reach your audience. Develop platform-centric strategies for your marketing messages. Find inspiration everywhere: Follow your ind…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, February 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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 practising Zen meditation for 12 years and is a UC…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, February 7
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Get Into an Interviewing State of Mind!
Join Steven Davis, a professional recruiter and a career coach to discuss the challenges, concerns, and most importantly, the most effective roadmap to maximize your interviewing preparation process. Learn how to present yourself as the leading candidate for any position. Steven Davis is one SIBL's most sought after volunteer career coaches. He has his own coaching practice and a recruiting business. He has coached thousands of all levels of technology and marketing professionals through his ro…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, February 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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 practising Zen meditation for 12 years and is a UC…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, February 16
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: 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 John Crant has been speaking and educating through his seminar series at Corporate Events, with the YMCA in NYC…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, February 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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 practising Zen meditation for 12 years and is a UC…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, March 16
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Overcoming Myths of the “Older Worker”
In today’s job market increasing numbers of “older workers” are faced with job loss, but need or desire to continue working. The older worker is often seen as “overqualified” for many positions; having salary demands that are too high; and, lack the same commitment to the job as their younger co-workers to name some of the more prevalent myths. In this presentation Chip Conlin discusses these myths, and other challenges, facing the older worker. Learn about recent updates…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, April 4
@ 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. Robert Hellmann of www.hellmannconsulting.com shares field-tested strategies and techniques (and dispel myths) that will boost your likelihood of acing the interview. Learn: A strategic approa…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, April 18
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Navigating The New World of Work
Because of today’s changing work landscape, there has been major shift in the traditional ways we work. While some jobs have been eliminated, other jobs and industries are being created. Therefore, it has never been more important to understand where these shifts are coming from, and the newly created job opportunities and titles. Identifying your individual skills, where you want to use them, and how to position yourself in today’s workplace is key to creating career success. Whether you are se…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, April 26
@ 6 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Power Interviewing: How to Get the Job You Really Want Now!
Barry Cohen discusses: How to answer the seven (7) most difficult interview questions. How to make a powerful first impression (3 – 7 seconds) The little known “secret” in how to impress the hiring manager in your resume and interview How to overcome the “fear factor” in interviewing How to negotiate a higher salary How to manage job retention and advancement Seating is on a first come, first seated basis
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers