Tuesday, April 16, 2013
On Tuesday, April 30, from 10am to noon, the Monmouth County Library Career Information Center will present a program on occupational certificates. In the current sluggish economy, obtaining occupational certificates may help you improve your work skills and your chances of getting a job. This program is based on information from the Winter 2012-2013 issue of the Occupational Outlook Quarterly which is free online at www.bls.gov/opub/ooq/2012/winter/home.com The program will address the following questions: What are occupational certificates? How can occupational certificates benefit me? What certificates are available for my occupation? How can I find a certificate program? Are online certificate programs a possibility? How can I find schools that are accredited to provide certifcate programs? How can I spot and avoid certifcate scams?
Friday, March 8, 2013
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 10am to noon at the Monmouth County Library at 1001 Rt 35 in Shrewsbury. At this Career Information Center program a panel of local executive recruiters will describe what they can do to help job-seekers find employment. How does one select a recruiter; what do they charge, and what are their success rates? Some recruiters specialize in specific industries or specific job functions. Some recruiters are retained by client companies to recruit for specific jobs and some recruiters ar paid only if a company hires an employee referred by the recruiters (Contingency recruiting firms) The major library resource for finding execuitive and professional recruiters is the "Directory of Executive and Professional Recruiters published by Kennedy Information. This directory lists recruiting firms who also provide career management services in which case the recruiting firms charges the individual for career advice. Some recruiting firms also provide temporay or contract staffing, management consulting and outplacement services.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
A Career Information Center Program Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10am-noon Monmouth County Library 1001 Rt35, Shrewsbury, NJ 866-941-8188 According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics(BLS), 80 occupations typically require less than a bachelor's degree to enter and had median annual wages of over $50,000. This Career Information Center program will show you how to find more information about these careers: where the jobs are, and what training is typically required. These lists of occupations are also available online from the Occupational Outlook Quarterly at www.bls.gov/opub/ooq/2012/summer/home.htm The Career Information Center is located in the Monmouth County Library's Eastern Branch in Shrewsbury, NJ The Career Information Center website is located at www.monmouthcountylib.org/cic.htm At the website you will find information on careers, occupations, online job listings, business research, business directories, educational programs and computer training resources. To schedule a one-on-one appointment for help with your career and job searching questions call the Career Information Center at 866-941-8188
Saturday, December 22, 2012
On Tuesday, January 15, 2013
, from 10am to noon,the Career Information Center of the Monmouth County Library will present a program on free computer training for Job Hunters. The training programs are accessible on the Career Information Center website at www.monmouthcountylib.org/cic.htm The programs range from beginner training in how to use a computer mouse to technical computer training available at Lynda.com This session will be held in the library's computer classroom. Class enrollment is limited to 12 people. To register, please call 866-941-8188.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 10am-noon Introduction to Computers For Job Hunters This is a basic 2 hour course in using computers for job hunting. Each attendee will have use of a computer in the computer classroom. Topics will include using the mouse, typing, filling out online job applications, applying for email,and searching the internet for job postings. Register for class by calling 866-941-8188 Classes will be at the Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch 1001 Rt 35 (Broad St.) Shrewsbury, NJ 07738
Friday, November 16, 2012
Job Seekers interested in clean-up and restoration jobs, clerical jobs and driving jobs resulting from Hurricane Sandy should contact the following offices as soon as possible New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development 60 Taylor Ave. Neptune, NJ 732-775-1566 Monmouth County Division of Employment and Training 145 Wyckoff Road, Eatontown, NJ 732-683-8850
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Tuesday, November 27th, 2012. 10am-noon. Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch 1001 Rt 35 (Broad St.), Shrewsbury, NJ 866-941-811 The Career Information Center Librarian will review a list of job-searching methods and encourage attendees to suggest additional methods and resources. From online networking to local newspapers; from the Yellow Pages to Temporary Help agencies, Tell us what works (and what doesn't) for you.