Friday, October 7, 2016

How to fill-out an Online Job Application

All job applications are now completed online.

Practice filling out an application, learn how to navigate the page.

Know what you need to be prepared.

You must have an email account in order to complete the application.

Tuesday December 6, 2016

Tuesday December 13, 2016


Please register in advance, space is limited, call the Eastern Branch Library.

Setting Up an Email Address and Sending Attachments

Applying for a Job? You need an EMAIL!!        

Come to the Career Information Center at the Eastern Branch to learn how to set-up a free email account, email protocol and how to send your resume as an attachment.

You don’t have to own a computer to have an Email account.

If you already have an email account, bring in your email provider, user name and password.

Bring your resume on an USB device.

Bring an USB device (you can purchase one at the library for $8.00)

Please register for a class, space is limited.

Tuesday November 1, 2016 at 11:00-12:30

Tuesday November 22, 2016 at 11:00-12:30




Getting Started With or Tuning-Up LinkedIn

Wednesday November 16, 2016


Eastern Branch Library

LinkedIn is an important tool that should be part of everyone's job search. There's a lot to know so it can be a little scary if you're not used to it.
In this presentation, Mark Judman will give you everything you need to know to get started using LinkedIn effectively. This presentation is aimed at those who are new to LinkedIn or feel in need of a “tune-up.” If you would like to know more about the benefits of LinkedIn, then come join us for an informative session.

You’ll learn:

How a LinkedIn profile is different from a resume

The most important parts of your profile

How to find people at companies you’re interested in

Why you should join LinkedIn groups

How to search for jobs on LinkedIn

And much more….

Presented by Neighbors Helping Neighbors and the Monmouth County Library Career Information Center


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Networking for the Job Search
Wednesday September 14, 2016
10:00am -11:30am
Eastern Branch library
Alex Freund, the world renowned “Landing Expert”, will present how to Network in the 21st century.
Participants will learn to:
Identify where and how to network in today's world
Learn why a Level 2 LinkedIn connection is more valuable than a 1st level
Learn how to ask for a networking meeting
Identify the three critical factors in the networking proposition

Eliminate your networking jitters
Simple Steps to Starting a Business
Wednesday August 17, 2016
Eastern Branch Library
10:00am -11:30am

Jump-start your business idea with this SCORE Simple Steps Workshop Successful and experienced executives will help you reach a “go or no-go” decision for starting a business with follow up free ongoing mentoring.
Gene Wolf, SCORE Volunteer

The workshop will help attendees:
Define and evaluate ideas;
Understand marketing strategy requirements;
Identify options for funding their startup;
Turn their ideas into action.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Thinking of a new career? Looking to upgrade your present skills? Just entering the workforce? Monmouth County Vocational School District offers a quality adult education program to county residents at an affordable price. We strive to serve the needs of community members and to help them to further their educational, employment and personal goals.
Join us for a presentation by Tom Devino, Monmouth County Apprenticeship Coordinator.
Wednesday July13, 2016 10:00 am
Eastern Branch Library

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Manners for Job Searching
Wednesday May 11, 2016
10:00- 11:30am
Eastern Branch Library

Barbara Pratcher the author of “The Essentials of Business Etiquette: How to Greet, Eat, and Tweet Your Way to Success”. Ms. Pratcher is one of the world's leading experts on business etiquette and communications.

This will be a live Skype Presentation

Participants learn to:
• Handle business introductions and greetings with skill and courtesy
• Make good first impressions   
• Navigate the business meal with ease, especially during an interview  
• Reinforce business skills: using social media and sending emails  

 Presented by Neighbors Helping Neighbors and The Career Information Center.