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LinkedIn with Jan Wallen: A Jobseeker Special

January 5, 2011
LinkedIn

Jan Wallen, author of LinkedIn in 7 Days or Less, showed how to use LinkedIn, a social networking tool for professionals to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities, on January 5, 2011.

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BUSINESS SPECIAL: Profitopoly

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profitopoly.jpgSteve Huff used his strategic executive leadership experience to create Profitopoly, a game that boosts business skills, and he is bringing this electronic game to the Library.  Players will form teams to solve the problems posed by the game and will learn key financial concepts in the process. Registration required as space is limited.  For more information, contact Business Librarian sschulman [at] westportlibrary [dot] org (subject: Profitopoly) (Sylvia Schulman).

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Author Kenneth Jedding on the transition from college to the real world

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Ken JeddingAuthor and life coach Kenneth Jedding talks about the often difficult transition from college to the rest of life and about his book Higher Education: On Life, Landing a Job, and Everything Else They Didn't Teach You in College.

Interview on Today in New York.
Interview from Forbes.

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Jobseeker Special: Transferable Skills, the Secret to Success for Career Changers

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JobseekerAre you re-entering the workforce, in transition, contemplating a career change, or beginning your journey into the world of work but aren't sure where to start? Join Laura Powers, career coach and principal of Powers Career Coaching, for an interactive workshop to help identify and strategically market your skills, a key component of a successful career transition. 

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Jobseeker Special: Advanced Resume Writing Workshop

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JobseekerImprove your résumé by focusing on a strong profile, keywords, and accomplishments with this program presented by Michael Shavel, a CT Dept. of Labor Certified Professional Resume Writer.

Registration with the CT Dept. of Labor is required to attend this workshop. Call Michael Shavel at 203.455.2707  or Mary Malenda at 203.455.2703 to register.  For further information call Margie or Sylvia at the library at 203.291.4840.

Sign-in at 9:00 am. Workshop begins at 9:30 am.   

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Business/Technology Special: The Top 10 Deadly Data Disasters and How to Avoid Them

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Johannes Banck of Computer Systems Support & Design LLC talks about how businesses may protect the essential data. Problems to be discussed include hardware failure, power outages, corrupted files, and operator error.

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Jobseeker Special: KRAZOOM — Job Search Without Search - CANCELLED - watch website for new date

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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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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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Publicize your business for free

Posted by on Thursday, Nov 18, 2010 - 5:30 PM

Hear from successful entrepreneur, Jane Pollak, about creative ways to promote your business free of charge.read more


New hedge fund book

Posted by on Thursday, Nov 18, 2010 - 11:43 AM

An insider's perspective on hedge funds during tumultuous times.read more