Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Career Information Center Computer Classroom Sessions

All Sessions are on thursdays, 2-4-m
Monmouth County Library 1001 Rt 35
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

Dec 5  Intro to Resume Writing
Dec 12 Intro to Online Job Searching
Dec 19 Business Research for Job-searchers
Dec 26 Job Searching / Resume Writing with  Job & Career Accelerator

For Registration please call 866-941-8188

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Monday, November 4th, 2013  1pm-2pm

Effective Job Search Techniques Using Linkedin

Presented by the Brookdale Community College Center For Career Development

Plus Information on Career Training Programs in Healthcare, Business, and Information Technology.

Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch
1001 Rt 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
Monday, November 4, 2013

Effective Job Search Techniques Using

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Wednesday, October 23  7pm-8:30pm

Intermediate Level Class in Linkedin.com

Come learn the tricks to one of the top professional networking tools. 
Create a basic profile; then optimize it.
Stand out to recruiters and hiring managers.
Find key contacts & target groups.
Taught by Terry Egan: Monmouth County Co-facilitator at Neighbors-Helping Neighbors, USA 
Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch
Career Information Center
1001 Broad St. Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

Please call to register for space in the class.  866-941-8188 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

A Career Information Center Program

The Power of Contemporary Business Etiquette
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch, 1001 Rt.35 Shrewsbury, NJ

According to research done by Harvard University, The Carnegie Foundation and the Stanford Research Institute, more than 85% of job success is based on soft skills, our personal conduct and the ability to put others at ease. This seminar is geared to the personal and professional development of recent college graduates, new hires and seasoned executives looking to enter or re-enter the job market. Emerging leaders and high achievers are able to establish credibility, trust, and strong relationships built on courtesy and respect. Competition in the business area is fierce and companies are looking for executives who can handle themnselves in an exceptional manner with clients, patients, co-workers and management. Attendees will learn modern methods and strategies taht will enable them to present themselves in a polished, professional manner.

Conducted by Maria Joyce of the Protocol School of New Jersey. Ms. Joyce is a nationally recognized etiquette and communication expert. She trains and consults with individuals representing the corporate, educational, hospitality and heath care industries. As a frequent contributor to numerous publications and news organizations, Ms. Joyce was featured on ABCs 20/20 on a special entitled That Is So Rude: What Has Happened To Manners In America.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Career Information Center

Computer Classroom Sessions, September 2013

Thursday, September 5, 2-4pm  Introduction To Resume Writing With Micrsoft Word 2010
Thursday, September 12, 2-4pm Introduction To Online Job Searching
Thursday, September 19, 2-4pm Business Research For Job Searchers
Thrusday, September 26, 2-4pm Job Searhing with Job & Career Accelerator

Registration Required. Call 866-941-8188

Eastern Branch, Monmouth County Library, 1001 Rt 35 Shrewsbury, NJ

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Thursday, August 15, 2013 10am-noon
Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch Career Information Center
1001 Rt 35 Shrewsbury, NJ 07702 

Introducing two business databases for conducting business and job-hunting

Hoover's Academic and Mergent Intellect

Both of these databases are available online at the Monmouth County Library or online. They both are based on data from Dun & Bradstreet. Mergent Intellect includes a job search function and permits downloading of up to 2000 search records. Hoover's Academic has greater depth of data and allows more methods of searching.  For more information call the library at 866-941-8188.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Career Information Center Program

Wednesday, July 10th, 2-7pm

Monmouth County Vocation School

Intro to Fall 2013 Adult Courses

Location: Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch
1001 Rt 35, Shrewsbury, NJ


Monmouth County Career Information Center

Monmouth County Vocational School

Intro to Fall 2013 Adult Education Courses

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 2-7pm

Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch

1001 Rt 35, Shrewsbury, NJ

Thinking about changing careers or improving your work skills?
Come to this information session and meet a representative from the Monmouth County Library Vocational School Adult Education Department. Courses range from Plumbing to Information Technology and from Medical Technology to Landscaping. Something for everyone.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Hands-On Computer Instruction: Introduction To Job-Searching on the Internet Monday June 10, 10am-noon, Tuesday June 11, 10am-noon, Wednesday, June 12, 10am-noon Monmouth County Library, 1001 Rt 35, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702 Please call 866-941-8188 to register. This program will be held in the computer classroom. Each session is limited to 10 people and each person will have use of a computer. This program show you how to find and use the following resources Free online tutorials from www.gcflearnfree.org Job-searching resources from the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development Job-searching resources from the US Department of Labor Online job listing sites such as indeed.com and jobs4jersey.com Online business directories for finding potential employers such as ReferenceUSa, One Sources and S&P NetAdvantage Online professional social networking sites such as Linked.com Online business news resources such as Ebscohost's Business Source Premier Please bring a USB flashdrive if you wish to save your searches.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Occupational Certificates: A Fast Track To Career Success

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

Do I Need A Headhunter? Working With Executive and Professional Recruiters

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

80 High Paying Occupations That Require Less Than a Bachelor's Degree

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