Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Career Program: Becoming an independent contractor, consultant or self-employed

The Monmouth County Library Career Information Center will host a program on alternative business arrangements. Richard Loniewski, a SCORE counselor, will describe the differences in being an independent contractor, a consultant or a self-employed worker. The program will be on Friday, March 19, 2010 from 3:00pm until 5:00pm. The Career Information Center is located at the Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library at 1001 Rt 35 in Shrewsbury. For more information call 866-941-8188..

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Program: Latest BLS Employment Projections

Career Information Center Program: "Latest Employment Projections"
Monday, February 22, 2010 10am-noon
Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library
1001 Rt 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

Career Information Center will present a program on the 2008-2018 Employment Projections from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Come learn how to use the latest research about the occupations that are expected to grow the fastest in the next 8 years. Learn also about which industries are expected to grow. This information will help you in job-hunting and career development. For those of you who cannot make the presentation, you can view the data at the following bls websites:

BLS Employment Projections Homepage at http://www.bls.gov/emp/
Occupational Outlook Handbook at http://www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm
Career Guide To Industries at http://www.bls.gov/oco/cg/home.htm
Occupational Outlook Quarterly special Employment Projections issue at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ooq/2009/winter/winter2009ooq.pdf

For assistance in using any of these resources call the Career Information Center at 866-941-8188