Posts tagged with "job search"

Posted by daccurso on 03/02/10
JobSeekers (2)Date and time: Monday, April 5, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Gone are the days of finding a job simply by posting your resume on CareerBuilder, emailing former colleagues and trolling company web sites for open slots. Today you need to be on the top three social networking sites, Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook. Talent leader and career strategist Karen Evertsen will discuss how employers and recruiters are using them to find you and your talent to hire. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 07/03/12

Did you know that as an Arlington Heights resident you can come to the library to have a professional review your resume? Call 847-392-0100 to schedule a free, one-hour appointment for a Tuesday or Thursday evening.

Posted by daccurso on 10/01/10
job_seeker2_blog Thanks to a $3,000 grant from the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights, we are once again sponsoring programs for job seekers. Sign up for these programs coming soon: The Streetwise Guide to Job Interviewing and Negotiating Friday, October 8, 1 - 3:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Point, Click, and Earn: Online Ways to Make Money Saturday, October 9, 1 - 2:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Dynamic Networking Tuesday, October 12, 2:30 - 4 p.m / Senior Center LinkedIn Profile Training - Intermediate Wednesday, October 13, 1 - 3 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Finding a Job After 50 Monday, October 18, 6:15 - 8:15 p.m./ Senior Center Impact Interviewing Monday, November 8, 1 - 3:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room LinkedIn Profile Training - Advanced Wednesday, November 10, 1 - 3 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Power Resumes - Why They Work Monday, November 15, 1:30 - 3 p.m. / Hendrickson Room
Posted by daccurso on 12/14/10
Programs for job seekers are sponsored by the Library and the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Hidden Interview Skills
Discover the hidden skills that will set you apart from the competition when interviewing for a job. Well-known image consultant and communications specialist Marianne Rowe will offer techniques on how to impress the interviewer from the start, how to conduct yourself professionally throughout the interview, and how to conclude the interview on a positive and powerful note.
Date and time: Tuesday, January 11, 7 - 8 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room    Register
Network Your Way to Your Next Job or Career
Networking can give you the advantage you need to be a successful job seeker. Career experts now estimate that 80% of jobs are found through networking. In this seminar presented by talent leader and career strategist Karen Evertsen, you will learn what it means to network, how to prepare for it, what are the most effective forms of it including a special emphasis on social media, as well as recruiting trends in networking and techniques for follow up.
Date and time: Tuesday, January 18, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room    Register

Posted by daccurso on 03/24/11
Programs for job seekers are sponsored by the Library and the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights. Register at online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
LinkedIn Profile Training
Presented by Bruce Bixler of Optimizing Social Media. You may bring your laptop.
Learning the Basics
Thursday, March 31, 7 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Register

The Next Step
Tuesday, April 19, 7 p.m. / Hendrickson Room South Register

Posted by sclark.r on 04/05/12

Learn about databases for job searches and get interviewing tips in these upcoming programs.

Interviewing Skills
Get a common-sense approach to the interview process from executive career coach Bruce Bennett. He will suggest ideas for pre- and post-interview actions and illustrate how to respond to the standard interview question “tell me about yourself.”
Date: Tuesday, April 17, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Business Center


Learn about databases and other online tools to help you research companies, work on your resume, update your job skills and search for jobs. For more information, contact Shannon Scanlan, Business Services Librarian, 847-870-3642,
Date and time: Tuesday, April 24, 10–11 a.m.
Location: Business Center

Posted by daccurso on 11/25/09
RampinUpYourResume2Pers#222 Date and time: Monday, December 14, 2 p.m. Location: Business Room A resume should be a reflection of who you are while highlighting those qualifications that meet the employer’s needs. This workshop will offer tips and techniques to make your resume stand out from the crowd. Roberta Glick from Jewish Vocational Service will share the most up-to-date information about resume construction. Join us for this interactive session. Register online or at the Reception Desk on the second floor, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 07/26/10
resumeDate: Thursday, August 5 Location: Conference Room 3 on the Library's second floor If you are an Arlington Heights resident, you can make a one-hour appointment to have your resume reviewed at the Library. Job counselors and human resources professionals will be available to help with your resume. Register online for appointments at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. Or call the Reception Desk at 847-392-0100. Then 2–3 days before your appointment, email your resume to
Posted by daccurso on 06/15/10
resume Need help updating your resume? Make a one-hour appointment to have it reviewed. Job counselors and human resources professionals will be available to help. You may email your resume to 2–3 days before your appointment. Appointments are available, for Arlington Heights residents, only on June 17, 22, 25, 29 and 30. Sign up online or by calling the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 10/20/09
networking groupsDate and time: Monday, November 9,  7 p.m. Location: Business Center Networking is always seen as the most effective way to secure employment. However, many people feel nervous about contacting others for help and struggle with what to say and how to say it.  Roberta Glick from Jewish Vocational Service will offer information, tools and techniques to help you better understand the process, improve your networking ability and increase your likelihood of success! Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
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