Virtual SCORE Roundtable

SCORE logoRisk management for small business

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face many of the risks large businesses face. But how SMBs manage risks may be different. Business continuity, data security, intellectual property, legal, human resource, and other issues may be discussed.  Registration is required for this SCORE meeting.

Wednesday May 12, 2021
6:30-8:00 PM

3 Reasons Why Social Impact Businesses are on the Rise

People talking togetherEven for businesses not designed with this perspective in mind, business trends are aiming toward businesses and leadership having the purpose to serve, enhance value and create valuable impact in the world.  Social impact can be a significant factor in future operations. Doing good for society makes good business sense for everyone.  See what Sara Caroline Sabin says about social impact businesses.

97% of Fortune 500 Companies Rely on Social Media. Here’s How You Should Use It for Maximum Impact

Social Media spelled out in colorful lettersChris Porteous shows you how you can use social media – an absolute necessity, in his opinion – to connect your business to customers, and grow your brand and company to help you succeed. You can find out what else Porteous says about social media here.

Joliet Junior College Career Pathways

“Joliet Junior College is one of 17 Illinois community colleges state-wide to receive grant funding through the Illinois Community College Board’s Workforce Equity Initiative (WEI) program. The emphasis of this program is to provide workforce training in high-demand, high-growth occupations for individuals from underserved and underrepresented populations.

JJC has been awarded almost $1.2 million dollars to provide workforce training in several occupations – commercial truck driver; dental assistant; heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) technician; industrial maintenance technician; phlebotomy technician; process operator technician and warehouse associate.

For details, please explore our interactive, clickable brochure”:

Joliet Junior College Career Pathways Brochure

Additional details about JJC’s program are available on our website at

Virtual Job Club at the Library

Plainfield Public Library District logoThe Library’s Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. Topic: Getting Hired After Age 50 with presenter Scott Kane, Gray Hair Management. The older you get, the more difficult it is to find meaningful employment. Learn how to use your experience to find your next opportunity faster and how to improve your resume and online presence. Network, share and learn from guest speakers in a friendly and helpful atmosphere. Bring your lunch. Registration required.

Virtual SCORE Business Roundtable

SCORE logoWhat are the pros and cons of keeping your regular job while starting a new business? Legal, ethical, time management, family, and other considerations come into play.

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 for the SCORE Business Roundtable.

Wednesday, April 14
6:30 pm-8:00pm