Monday, October 5, 2015

Basic Computer Skills for Job-Seekers Monmouth County Library |
Thursday, November 12, 2015 2:00 - 4:00 pm
 E A S T E R N B R A N C H
A Branch of The Monmouth County Library System 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
Participants will learn how to navigate the computer resources of the Career Information Center. Take advantage of tutorials ranging from mouse skills & keyboarding, Microsoft Word, to how to fill out a job application and to set up an email account and send an attachment.

 ** Registration Requested ** Space is Limited
Participants must bring an USB to save information
If you have an email account you will need : The name of your email provider, your username, and your password

Monday, September 21, 2015

Volunteering: How it can enhance your job search and aid your career
Presented by Margean V Gladysz
October 14, 2015
Eastern Branch Library

Attendees will learn how volunteering can be a pathway to employment and ways it con continue to be beneficial to your career once you've landed your job.We will explore the types of volunteering, how to identify and locate strategic volunteer experiences to enhance your career objectives as well as some special related issues.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

10:00AM - 12:00NOON

Do you know the three interview questions every employer will ask?
■ Do you know the most important thing you need to say in an interview?
■ Do you know what drives interviewers crazy?
Get prepared to answer tough interview questions with confidence!
All participants will have a chance to practice their interviewing skills.

Presented by Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors
Monmouth County Workforce Development
Monmouth County Library Career Services
1001 HWY 35

Thursday, July 16, 2015

A Monmouth County Library Career Information Center Program

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12, 2015 10:00-11:30

Monmouth County Library - EASTERN BRANCH
1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702-4398 Telephone: 1-866-941-8188

Come join other job seekers and learn how to maximize your LinkedIn to enhance employment opportunities.
Finding employment still fundamentally relies on making and maintaining contacts and
connections in person and in the digital world. The trick is to utilize technology as a tool to
reach companies and individuals who can help you get your resume in front of a hiring manager.
This workshop will explain how LinkedIn is not just about maintaining a profile and adding connections, but how it is a robust employment and networking tool that can effectively take your job search to the next level.

Ruth Kaluski, MS, CRC, LMHC has over 25 years of experience in the field of vocational rehabilitation. Ms. Kaluski is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Currently she is the Director of the Career Connection Employment Resource Institute at the Mental Health Association in New Jersey. Ms. Kaluski holds a Master of Science Degree from the Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling program at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Thursday May 7, 2015 


Careers In Healthcare

Monmouth County Library, 1001 Rt 35

Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

From Home-Health Aide To Surgeon, the Healthcare Industry has a large variety of occupations. It is the fastest growing industry in New Jersey. At this program you will learn about all the occupations, training requirements, certifications and employment outlooks, The program is based on research of Jason Timian of the NJ Department of Labor which is online at pdf. 
There is also information at the Occupational Outlook Handbook at
and at 

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Explore A Career In Advanced Manufacturing

Presented by Raymond Vaccari

Director of ManufactureNJ Talent Network

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Monmouth County Library
1001 Rt 35 Shrewsbury NJ

Come To this program to learn about careers in advanced manufacturing. New Jersey's high-tech advanced manufacturing industries are looking for skilled workers. The advanced manufacturing industrial sector includes the following industries:

Chemicals, Computers, Fabricated metal manufacturing and machinery manufacturing. 

Workers are needed in production occupations, office positions, management, engineering, life sciences and sales. 

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has 8 Talent Networks that seek to coordinate workers, industry needs and training programs. The Talent Networks are in the following industry groups: Financial services, advanced manufacturing, health care, Retail, hospitality and tourism, technology and entrepreneurship, and transportation.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Staying Positive and Resilient During A Job Search

by Emma Shelby

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015


Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch

1001 Rt 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

How can you stay positive and resilient during a job search? The ongoing stress of unemployment and financial hardships can be harmful to a person's overall wellness. Many unemployed persons have experienced symptoms of depression and anxiety over the past several years as the economy declined and Americans lost their jobs. Learn and discuss tips, techniques, and strategies to stay well emotionally, socially, spiritually and physically.