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Resume Workshop for Teens

Prepare yourself for the summer job hunt with this workshop taught by Pace University career counselor Susan Eisman on Thursday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. You'll learn how to present yourself during the job search, starting with creating a resume that showcases your experience. You'll also hear valuable advice for a successful job interview and learn about networking.  This workshop is open to teens in grades 7-12; space is limited so registration is recommended. This event is supported by The Allstate Foundation. 
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Categories: Classes and Teens.

Success with LinkedIn® Professional Networking Services

Do you want to create a LinkedIn® (professional networking services) account? Do you already have one but need pointers on how to create a better profile? Come to the presentation given by Rose Macom, career counselor on November 4th at 6:30 p.m. This program is suitable for job seekers and business professionals interested in expanding their network. Come and learn how to set up a profile or enhance an existing one. Discover LinkedIn® features and applications and explore how to make connections and network effectively.
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Categories: Classes.

The Road to Employment

This month we have an invaluable four-session series for job seekers that you won't want to miss! While it is encouraged that you attend the entire series, you are welcome to come when you are able. No registration necessary. Who am I?: Develop an Eye-Catching Cover Letter Monday, March 16 at 2:00 p.m. Participants will not only learn the format and necessary information to include in a cover letter, but they will explore how to utilize their life experience to appeal to employers. Build an Appealing Resume: Tips in Creating a Resume Wednesday, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. Participants can gain an
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Categories: Classes, Homepage, and Library News.

Job Search Success Strategies for Today's Workplace

Wednesday, September 10 at 7 PM The world of work has dramatically changed and the approach to managing careers needs to change as well. Do you know some of the most important success strategies needed to help you run a strong job search campaign? Are you aware of what you should be doing (and not doing) to help you enhance your job search results? Join us and gain answers and insights at this workshop.   Presented by Laura Powers, President of Powers Career Coaching, LLC.
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Categories: Featured and Homepage.

Networking Your Way to a Job

Are you applying for jobs online but not getting much response? An overwhelming majority of jobs are found through networking. Attend this workshop on Wednesday, June 18 at 6 pm. Learn how to get started, and how to build, maintain and develop those contacts once they are made. Part of the Allstate Readiness Series, supported by a grant from The Allstate Foundation. 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM  Networking 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM  Presentation by Diane, Machado, career coach 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM  Networking
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Categories: Homepage.

Successful Interviewing: What You Need to Know

Do YOU really know what it takes to be a successful interviewee? Do you know all the do's and don'ts of interviews? If not, this seminar will teach you what you need to do in order to put your best foot forward towards getting that job. The workshop will guide you on what to wear, how to act, how to answer common questions and ultimately it will prepare you to give an excellent interview that will help you get the job. Please join us on Wednesday, April 23 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Workshop led by Diane Machado, career counselor
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Categories: Homepage.

Join Job Club for Expert Job Seeking Advice

Out of work? Underemployed? Looking to change career paths or just start one? The White Plains Library Job Club is for you. Each week professional career counselors will introduce a new topic from interview skills to using social media for a job search. Get support, exchange ideas, ask questions or explore new strategies. Adults are welcome each Tuesday morning, 10:30-Noon, until May 20th. No session on April 15. While it is recommended and encouraged that you attend the entire series, you are welcome to come when you’re able. Part of the Allstate Readiness Series, supported by a grant from The
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Categories: Homepage.