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.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Computer Skills For Job Hunters
10 Classes, all start at 2:30pm
All Classes held at the Monmouth County Library, 1001 Rt 35, Shrewsbury NJ
Call to register 866-941-8188

Monday, November 17th "Introduction to Career Information Center"
Tuesday, November 18th "Email Essentials"
Wednesday, November 19th "Resume Writing with Microsoft Word 2010"
Thursday, November 20th "Job Searching with"
Friday, November 21st "How to Fill Out an Online Job Application"

Monday, December 1st "What do you want to do for a Living?"
Tuesday, December 2nd, "Commercial  Awareness" Keep up with occupational trends
Wednesday, December 3rd, "ReferenceUSA"
Thursday, December 4th, "Career Transitions" from Gale publishing
Friday, December 5th, "Introduction to LinkedIn"

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Computer Skills For Job Hunters:

A Series of 10 Classes at the introductory level 2:30-3:30pm

Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library

1001 Rt. 35 (Broad St.) Shrewsbury, NJ

Call to Register for the classes 866-941-8188

Monday, August 4th "What's A Mouse"

Tuesday, August 5th, "Email Essentials"

Wednesday, August 6th,"Resume Writing with Word 2010"

Thursday, August 7th, "Online Job Searching with

Friday, August 8th, "Occupational Outlook Handbook"

Monday, August 11, ""

Tuesday, August 12, "ReferenceUSA" , a business directory

Wednesday, August 13th, "Jobs4Jersey" 

Thursday, August 14th, "Job & Career Accelerator"

Friday, August 15th, "" Professional networking