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.

Friday, February 5, 2016

“Secrets to a Great Resume”
 Wednesday April, 20 10am -12

Getting your resume noticed is getting harder and harder. Today’s job seekers are fighting on-line applications, computerized screening technology, and more and more competition. Join us for this valuable workshop and learn the secrets of writing a great resume. From format to focus, we’ll show you how to make sure your resume stands out from the crowd!

Presented by the Monmouth County Library Career Information Center, Monmouth County Workforce Development, Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Eastern Branch Library

Plan B – Building a Second Income
Wednesday March 9, 2016
10:00-11:30 am
Eastern Branch Library

How can you build a second income during a job search?  Come to a presentation on strategies to be flexible and creative to produce another income source.  While waiting for a call or feedback from an interview,   pull up your sleeves and make some extra money.  Speaker Jerry Clifford has weathered the ups and downs of the technology industry and discovered some hidden opportunities in the local market. 

Presented by Neighbors Helping Neighbors and the Monmouth County Library Career Information Center.
Staying Positive and Resilient During a Job Search
Presented by Emma Shelby
Wednesday February 17, 2016

10:00am -noon
Career Connection Employment Resource Institute (CCERI)
Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ)

How can you stay positive and resilient during a job search? The ongoing stress of unemployment and financial hardship can be harmful to a person’s overall wellness. Learn and discuss tips, techniques and strategies to stay well emotionally, socially, spiritually and physically as you continue your job search.
Please register online or call 866-941-8188
Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch
1001 Hwy 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702