Items tagged with Business

Author and Consultant Matthew Greene: Career Plans After College

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College Grad Seeks FutureIn College Grad Seeks Future: Turning Your Talents, Strengths, and Passions into the Perfect Career, nationally-recognized consultants Matthew Greene, along with his co-author Howard Greene, combines insights from their years of working with college students and graduates and interviews with professionals in a variety of fields. He discusses the highly individualistic nature of choosing a career, the interesting choices that are frequently overlooked, and the imaginative ways in which young adults can identify their goals and take the necessary steps to realize them.

  

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Business Special: Lessons from an Ancient King

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Camelot, Inc. coverIn Camelot, Inc.:Leadership and Management Insights from King Arthur and the Round Table, Westporter Paul Oestreicher, Ph.D., scientist turned public policy and communication expert and professor, illuminatesPaul Oestreicher many of today's most pressing leadership and communication challenges. These include training and mentoring; developing coherent plans and proposals; building internal and external advocacy; performing effective negotiation, team building, and success planning; maintaining ethical standards, innovation, and flexibility; and moving from vision to execution.

Books will be available for purchase and signing. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Library.

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Authors, Career

Jobseekers Special: Fired at 50

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Tucker Mays and Bob Sloane, co-founders, Principals and Executive Coaches with OptiMarket LLC, will share insights from their new book, Fired at 50. They will present effective strategies that over-50 candidates can use to overcome the biggest challenges in this job market.

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Fired at 50
Career

Business Special: How to do Business with the Federal Government, State Agencies, and Local Municipalities

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GovernmentFairfield County SCORE, U.S. Small Business Administration, and Connecticut Procurement Technical Assistance Program representatives will present this workshop to show established small businesses how to take advantage of opportunities to do business with governmental entities. 

Register online. For more information, email sschulman [at] westportlibrary [dot] org or call 203.291.4844. Sign in at 1:30 pm; workshop starts at 2 pm. Co-sponsored with Fairfield County SCORE.

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Business Special: Becoming an Independent Consultant

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Austin Pryor, SCORE counselor, author, and veteran independent consultant, will discuss how to establish a thriving consulting business. Register online. For more information, email sschulman [at] westportlibrary [dot] org or call 203.291.4844. Sign-in at 9:30.  Workshop starts at 10 a.m. Co-sponsored with Fairfield County SCORE.

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Jobseekers:Energize Your Job Search

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Jobseeker pictureGain an advantage by using valuable online tools such as Reference USA, LexisNexis and Business & Company Resource Center. Learn how to identify your key companies, spot industry trends, and get in-depth background information for greater success in networking and interviewing.

Informal networking at 6:30 pm. Seminar begins at 7 pm.

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Career

Capital Markets Update

February 17, 2011
Capital Markets Update-Komansky, Lasry, and Murphy

The capital market status was discussed by David Komansky, retired Chairman of Merrill Lynch and Marc Lasry, CEO and co-founder of Avenue Capital Group, a major global investor in distressed securities, in this event moderated by Richard Murphy, contributing editor at Fortune Magazine, on February 17, 2011.

 

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Jobseeker Special: KRAZOOM — Job Search Without Search

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Henning Seip returns with an extended version of KRAZOOM.com, a job search tool that saves the job seeker time and effort through its unique technology. A goal of KRAZOOM is that every job seeker's job application, not just those who were lucky enough to have the right keywords in their resume,  receives a fair shake from employers.

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Nonprofit Special: Finding Grantmakers for Your Nonprofit

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Nonprofit professionals searching for funds learn which foundations are interested in giving to their causes by using the powerful Foundation Center database offered by the Library, Foundation Directory Online Professional.  Librarian Sylvia Schulman will guide you in the best ways to identify key grantmakers for your organization.

Check in at 9:30 am. Seminar begins at 10 am.

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Career

Jobseekers: Energize Your Job Search

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jobseekerGain an advantage by using valuable online tools such as Reference USA, LexisNexis and Business & Company Resource Center.  Learn how to identify your key companies, spot industry trends, and get in-depth background information for greater success in networking and interviewing.

Informal networking at 9:30 am. Seminar begins at 10 am.

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Career