The Library’s Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. In this hour and half virtual Job Club, listen to Sue Gresham, LinkedIn Coach, Consultant & Trainer present LinkedIn Secrets for Job Search Success. As a job seeker, just being on LinkedIn is not enough, you need to maximize all the LinkedIn tools available to set yourself apart. Learn how to use these tools and other secrets for job search success. Please register here.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Who’s on your team?
Many experts recommend that people starting in business have a team of professionals with whom the person meets before taking any actual steps towards their business. Attorney, banker, accountant? Who else? Why? How can one afford to do this? How can one afford not to?
SCORE Business Roundtables are moderated open discussions addressing issues faced by entrepreneurs and business owners who attend. You can use these Roundtable discussions as an advisory group to gain new insights, different perspectives and discover new techniques that will help you in your business. Participants will come away better prepared to start up or manage a business. Please register here.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
We typically think about and pay attention to “hard skills,” like computer skills which of course are essential. Something else to think about as equally important is “soft skills,” also thought of as those people skills. Here, Adrian Shepherd looks at several “soft skills” that will help you, as a leader, to be able to outshine your competition.
Trying to predict what is going to evolve in the entrepreneurial world that can be useful to you is fun and challenging, so looking to trends and reading up on new ideas is an important part of running a business so you can keep up and look ahead. Andrew Medal looks at some trends to think about that could have a significant impact on your business. You can see here what future trends he is looking at.
Best wishes for a wonderful new year!
Looking ahead, here’s hoping for a wonderful, prosperous and happy new year.
From the Plainfield Public Library, Merry Christmas.
Life-long learning is a part of the entrepreneurial environment, and especially when you can learn useful skills that you can apply to your organization. Here are several ideas of new online skills you can add to your portfolio that will help advance your business and skillset. What a great way to start out the new year!
Franchising may be an option for pivoting for you going forward. Ruth Agbadi looks at how she has been able to continue through difficult times while making valuable connections and the support of fellow franchisers.
The Library’s Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. In this hour and half virtual Job Club, listen to Jacqui Neurauter, BodyMind Therapy Coach present Job Transition & Holidays: Managing Your Stress. During a job transition, family expectations and money worries during the holidays can be overwhelming. Learn simple techniques to help you to relax body and mind and better meet these challenges. Please register here for this Virtual Job Club.
Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
12:00pm – 1:30pm