Posts tagged with "careers"
Date and time: Monday, July 19, 7 p.m. Location: Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road Learn how others have successfully transitioned to a new career and incorporated volunteerism. Learn how to identify career options and passions and how to pursue them. Learn how to get assistance with career identification and searches. Bruce Cruz, job transitioner and volunteer; Ann Garoon, career coach, Harper College; and Babara Vlk, business librarian, Arlington Heights Memorial Library will be on a panel discussing these topics and more. Register in advance by calling 847-253-5532.
Looking to change your career? Careers Internet Database can help you decide what your next step might be. It gives detailed reports on 21st-century professions from accountants to zoologists. Careers Internet Database also permits browsing for career personality traits such as creating, helping, organizing and more. It even features a brief, basic career test that will match interests to specific professions. In addition, it links to salary calculators and education planners. Careers Internet Database is a helpful resource for students and adults - - especially job seekers as well as career changers. It is available through our web site under Research. Click on Databases by Subject, then Jobs & Careers.
Applications for the Mayor's Annual Community Scholarship are available at the Library's Reception Desk on the second level. The scholarships are for Arlington Heights residents who would like to change careers or who need additional education to keep moving forward in their careers. The deadline for submitting the scholarship application is Friday, July 10. You can learn more about this program and get an application online at the Village's web site, www.vah.com, under "Village News." Or call 847-368-5100 to have one mailed to you.
Local middle school student Josh M. spent the day shadowing the library’s Information Technology department. Josh discovered what a career in Information Technology entails in a library setting. They were connected through the Young Entrepreneurs Academy.
Whether you are choosing a new profession or trying to decide on your first career, you need to check out our new database Career Cruising. It is a career guidance and planning system that helps you find an occupation that matches up with your interests and helps you explore training options. Career Cruising includes job search tools to create a calling card, prepare the different types of resumes including electronic, and brush up on interview skills.
Come celebrate American Library Association’s Teen Tech Week (March 6 - 12) by attending our first-ever Technology Panel which will feature presentations on new technology and software. Apple Store technicians, Video Game Design teachers, and Information Technology professionals will talk about their education, career and backgrounds to give you the inside track on a career in Technology. For teens and their parents.
Date and time: Monday, March 7, 6–7:15 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.