Posts tagged with "Jobs"

Posted by daccurso on 11/15/10
 

This program brings three organizations together in a panel format for a unique opportunity to discuss how they can provide assistance to help you successfully complete your job search. It is the first in a series of programs running through April 2011 that will focus on the challenges of a 50+ job search.

Rrepresentatives from the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Harper College, and the Saint Hubert Unemployed Ministry will provide a brief presentation describing their organization’s 50+ unemployed experiences and how they provide job search support/assistance. This will be followed by questions from the audience. Call 847-253-5532 to register.

Date and time: Monday, December 6, 7 - 8 p.m.
Location: Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road


Posted by daccurso on 09/12/11

Professionals from the fields of information technology, health care, and transportation/distribution will talk about the future of their industries, where the jobs are now and in the future, and the skills needed to be successful. A Q&A session will follow. This program is part of a series of programs for job seekers sponsored by the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
 
Date and time: Thursday, September 22, 7 p.m
Location: Hendrickson Room South
 

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 02/02/10
networking groups Date and time: Wednesday, February 17, 1:30 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room South  Some of the standard accepted methods of networking lead to less than stellar results. This seminar, presented by human resources expert Bob Podgorski, focuses on how to turn the networking opportunity into a dynamic force that works to your benefit. Techniques addressed include group networking, one-on-one networking, social networking and casual networking. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 11/15/09
Time and date: Tuesday, December 8, 10 a.m. Location: Training Center Learn how to download your resume to plain text, clean it up and fill out online job applications. Bring your resume! Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 12/28/09
 JobSeekers (2) Thanks to a $2,000 grant from Rotary Club of Arlington Heights, the Library is once again offering workshops to help job seekers. A series of programs will be offered through April beginning with the following. You can register for these programs, and many more, online using the events calendar. For information about all the programs, pick up a brochure at the Answer Center on the first floor or check the events calendar. Sell Yourself in Any Interview Saturday, January 9, 1–3 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Get Linkedin to an Effective Job Search January 13, 10–11:30 a.m. / Hendrickson Room South Uncommon Sources of Job Opportunities January 27, 2–4p.m. / Hendrickson Room North
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 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 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 kawille@comcast.net 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 01/04/12

Veterans in Transition is an organization that provides job seeking and outplacement assistance for veterans and their family members. A representative from the group will talk about the resources available to veterans who are in career transition or are looking for jobs.

Programs for job seekers are sponsored by the library and the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, January 10, 7–8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room