Posts tagged with "job seekers"

Posted by daccurso on 07/18/11

This small-group session will focus on the main questions and obstacles when building a freelance career. Whether you're contemplating going freelance or have already started and need an extra boost, the workshop will cover transitioning into freelancing, identifying a need for your product/service, marketing, getting and keeping clients, organization and time management, common obstacles facing freelancers and more.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, July 26, 6 or 8 p.m.
Location: Business Center
 

Posted by daccurso on 01/19/10
job_search_blogLooking 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.
Posted by daccurso on 05/20/11
Jay Beaton, serial entrepreneur and former Sales Director for the Chicago Sun-Times, will talk about what goes into launching a start-up and the transition from working for someone else to self-employment. Programs for job seekers are sponsored by the Library and the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
 
Date and time: Thursday, June 2, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.


Posted by daccurso on 04/19/12

Personal stylist, Noelle Cellini, known for her personal and corporate consulting with iVillage, Crains Chicago Business, The New York Times, Woman's Day and the Chicago Tribune, will share her insights on dressing for success with a focus on budget-friendly options for the work place.
 
Date and time: Wednesday, May 2, 7 - 8 p.m.
Location: Business Center
 

Posted by daccurso on 08/25/11

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: Wednesday, September 14, 7 p.m.
Location: Business Center
 

Posted by lmulford on 10/08/12

Networking remains the #1 method for sourcing and landing that new job. This presentation looks at both the real and psychological barriers that prevent us from being more effective and confident in networking. Includes practice and table work.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 16, 7 p.m.
 
Location: Hendrickson Room North
 

Posted by daccurso on 07/30/10
Every day around 2,200 people visit our Library. They come here to look for jobs, get help for their small businesses, check out books, movies, music and magazines, learn to use technology, ask questions and do research, attend programs and much more. Our library one of 16,600 public libraries in the United States. Click here to learn a few of the ways that public libraries stack up and how they are helping meet the critical needs of our communities.
Posted by daccurso on 05/16/11
Are you an immigrant or refugee professional who is looking to restart your career in the United States? Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree and several years of experience in your home country but are finding it difficult to reenter into your field? This presentation will cover topics such as Internet job searching, writing a cover letter, and marketing yourself to employers.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, May 24, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room South
 
Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.

Posted by daccurso on 05/02/12

Bruce Bixler from Optimizing Social Media is back with highlights from his previous LinkedIn programs. He will cover how to establish a sound LinkedIn profile that stands out and how to use the tools and applications of LinkedIn. Co-sponsored with the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
 
Date and time: Thursday, May 17, 7–8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Register


Posted by daccurso on 05/13/11
Bruce Bixler from Optimizing Social Media offers tips for searching for people, following companies, and optimizing keywords for a compelling LinkedIn Profile. This presentation is for the experienced LinkedIn user with a fully-completed profile. You may bring your laptop.
 
Date and time: May 19, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 
Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.