Latest News and Training Opportunities http://njworks.org/njworks_news en Benefits of Blogging -- #workschat on Wednesday, September 19th at 12PM ET http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/13/benefits_of_blogging_workschat_on_wednesday_september_19th_at_12pm <p><img alt="enter alt text here (for screen readers)" class="imagecache-small_256_wide content_body_image" src="http://njworks.org/njworks_files/imagecache/small_256_wide/content_body_images/blogging%20image.jpg" style="display: block; float: right; padding: 0.25em 0px 0.25em 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" title="enter title text here" border="0" height="101" width="155" />Blogging can be extremely valuable for job seekers, small businesses and entrepreneurs alike. When used correctly, blogs provide a platform to express thought leadership, ideas, and opinions.</p> <p>Join #workschat on Twitter on <strong>Wednesday, September 19th at 12PM ET</strong>, to learn the many benefits of blogging for your job search or for your business!</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/13/benefits_of_blogging_workschat_on_wednesday_september_19th_at_12pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/13/benefits_of_blogging_workschat_on_wednesday_september_19th_at_12pm#comments Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:39:28 +0000 npeter 1472 at http://njworks.org Computer Classes for Job Seekers at Millville Public Library http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/15/computer_classes_for_job_seekers_at_millville_public_library <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div>Repeats every 7 days until Wed Nov 07 2012 . </div><span class="date-display-single">October 15, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">3:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">7:00pm</span></span> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 22, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">3:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">7:00pm</span></span> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 29, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">3:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">7:00pm</span></span> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">November 5, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">3:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">7:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Millville Public Library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Phone registration </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Register in-person at the library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration-details"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration details:&nbsp;</div> Please call the Millville Public Library at 856-825-7087, ext. 12, or come in person to the Millville Public Library to register. </div> </div> </div> <p>The Millville Public Library is providing free computer training for the public with an emphasis on those who are seeking jobs.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/15/computer_classes_for_job_seekers_at_millville_public_library" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:38:09 +0000 npeter 1481 at http://njworks.org Personal and Professional Building Skills http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/20/personal_and_professional_building_skills <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <div>Repeats every 7 days until Mon Oct 08 2012 . </div><span class="date-display-single">September 20, 2012 - 7:00pm</span> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 27, 2012 - 7:00pm</span> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 4, 2012 - 7:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> North Bergen Free Public Library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Register in-person at the library </div> </div> </div> <p>The North Bergen Free Public Library proudly presents "Personal &amp; Professional Building Skills" by Brian C. Haggerty.</p> <h2>I. Master Networker</h2> <p><strong><em>Thursday, September 20th @ 7pm</em></strong></p> <p>Includes how to build strong relationships, dress for success, and exchange business cards</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/20/personal_and_professional_building_skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 19:19:18 +0000 npeter 1480 at http://njworks.org Choices for a Lifelong Career http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/24/choices_for_a_lifelong_career <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 24, 2012 - 1:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Hunterdon County Library - North County Branch </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Online registration </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Phone registration </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration-details"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration details:&nbsp;</div> Please call (908) 730-6135 </div> </div> </div> <p>What is The Big Picture on Employment &amp; Education? What part of the myths of the Bachelor’s Degree is true? Eliyahu Lotzar will be discussing these topics as well as 4-year degrees, 2-year degrees, certifications and income, the ten most important criteria for getting hired, and the twelve criteria for keeping your job.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/24/choices_for_a_lifelong_career" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 15:00:31 +0000 npeter 1479 at http://njworks.org Penetrating the Hidden Job Market http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/22/penetrating_the_hidden_job_market <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 22, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">9:30am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">12:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> The Law Center </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Phone registration </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration-details"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration details:&nbsp;</div> Please RSVP by calling 800-246-5527 </div> </div> </div> <p>The New Jersey Lawyers Assistance Program (NJLAP) hosts a special networking group where the goal is not only providing you with help and advice, but enlisting your help and advice for other group members. Join us for our next meeting on September 22, 2012.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/22/penetrating_the_hidden_job_market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:32:56 +0000 npeter 1478 at http://njworks.org Free Training for Health Care Careers Offered at Middlesex County College's New Brunswick Center http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/18/free_training_for_health_care_careers_offered_at_middlesex_county <p>Unemployed and underemployed people may be eligible for free training in the allied health care field at Middlesex County College's New Brunswick Center. Programs include:</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/18/free_training_for_health_care_careers_offered_at_middlesex_county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/18/free_training_for_health_care_careers_offered_at_middlesex_county#comments Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:25:51 +0000 npeter 1477 at http://njworks.org Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair a Success in Trenton http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/hiring_our_heroes_job_fair_a_success_in_trenton <p>Representatives of the New Jersey State Library and the Mercer County Library System were on hand giving demonstrations of the <a href="http://njworks.org/">NJWorks@yourlibrary</a> resources available to job seekers at the Hiring Our Heroes job fair at the Sun Bank Arena, Trenton, on September 12. Hosted by the American Legion and U.S.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/hiring_our_heroes_job_fair_a_success_in_trenton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/hiring_our_heroes_job_fair_a_success_in_trenton#comments Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:52:59 +0000 npeter 1476 at http://njworks.org Unemployed? NJ Veteran? Receive Free "Green" Training and Membership http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/unemployed_nj_veteran_receive_free_green_training_and_membership <p>The US Green Building Council -­‐ NJ Chapter (USGBC NJ) offers fully funded green jobs training to the unemployed and veterans to prepare you for entering green building industries and related trades/professions.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/unemployed_nj_veteran_receive_free_green_training_and_membership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/unemployed_nj_veteran_receive_free_green_training_and_membership#comments Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:37:48 +0000 npeter 1475 at http://njworks.org Featured Library: Irvington Public Library http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/featured_library_irvington_public_library <p>The Irvington Public Library is truly the hub of their community.&nbsp; A number of resources and services are available at the Library for a variety of cultures, backgrounds, or interests.&nbsp; Visit the Irvington Public Library to get started!</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/featured_library_irvington_public_library" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/featured_library_irvington_public_library#comments Mon, 17 Sep 2012 15:10:14 +0000 npeter 1444 at http://njworks.org Construction Industry Apprenticeship Program at Irvington Public Library http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/construction_industry_apprenticeship_program_at_irvington_public_l <p><img alt="enter alt text here (for screen readers)" class="imagecache-small_256_wide content_body_image" src="http://njworks.org/njworks_files/imagecache/small_256_wide/content_body_images/ciap.png" style="display: block; float: right; padding: 0.25em 0px 0.25em 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" title="enter title text here" border="0" height="105" width="213" />Through a partnership between the Construction Industry Advancement Program of New Jersey (CIAP) and Irvington Public Library, a Construction Industry Apprenticeship Program is being brought to NJ residents.&nbsp; The mission of the Apprenticeship Program is to recruit minorities into the trades industries and prepare people in the age range of 18-30 for the expectations of the construction industry.&nbsp; People of all age ranges are welcome to attend.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/construction_industry_apprenticeship_program_at_irvington_public_l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/17/construction_industry_apprenticeship_program_at_irvington_public_l#comments Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:24:32 +0000 npeter 1445 at http://njworks.org Taking Charge of Your Job Interview: 3 Powerful Strategies http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/20/taking_charge_of_your_job_interview_3_powerful_strategies <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 20, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">10:00am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">12:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> JVS Aidekman Family Campus Whippany </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> E-mail registration </div> </div> </div> <p>Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) of New Jersey will host <strong>Laurel Weber Snyder</strong>, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled<strong>: “Taking Charge of Your Job Interview: 3 Powerful Strategies.”</strong>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/20/taking_charge_of_your_job_interview_3_powerful_strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:51:30 +0000 npeter 1474 at http://njworks.org How to Use Mobile Technology and Social Media to Promote Yourself and Manage Your Career http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/17/how_to_use_mobile_technology_and_social_media_to_promote_yourself <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 17, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">6:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">8:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Scotch Plains Public Library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Register in-person at the library </div> </div> </div> <p>You can network in person, online, by video, through social networks, on your phone…but where do you start? Learn how to combine all of these tools into one strategy that boosts your visibility and transforms you in to a masterful communicator.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/17/how_to_use_mobile_technology_and_social_media_to_promote_yourself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:47:52 +0000 npeter 1473 at http://njworks.org Market Yourself: Conversations to Attract Potential Employers in any Situation http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/25/market_yourself_conversations_to_attract_potential_employers_in_an <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 25, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">2:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">3:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Webinar </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Online registration </div> </div> </div> <p>Join us for the continuation of our expert webinar series. This month’s topic is “Market Yourself: Conversations to Attract Potential Employers in any Situation” with career management expert, Miriam Salpeter.<br /></p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/25/market_yourself_conversations_to_attract_potential_employers_in_an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 15:26:50 +0000 npeter 1471 at http://njworks.org Looking for volunteers at Monroe Township Library http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/13/looking_for_volunteers_at_monroe_township_library <p>The Monroe Township Library, located in Middlesex County, NJ is looking for volunteers to help set up the weekly Neighbors-helping-Neighbors meetings.&nbsp; Meetings will be held on alternate Saturday afternoons from 2-3:30 p.m.</p> <p>If interested, please contact John Fugazzie at <a href="mailto:johnrfugazzie@aol.com">johnrfugazzie@aol.com</a> or Theresa Cahill Agostinelli at <a href="mailto:theresacahill@hotmail.com">theresacahill@hotmail.com</a>.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/13/looking_for_volunteers_at_monroe_township_library" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://njworks.org/njworks_news/2012/sep/13/looking_for_volunteers_at_monroe_township_library#comments Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:26:26 +0000 npeter 1470 at http://njworks.org Preparing Your Resume for the Hiring Audience http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/19/preparing_your_resume_for_the_hiring_audience <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">September 19, 2012 - 7:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Library of the Chathams </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> E-mail registration </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Register in-person at the library </div> </div> </div> <p>The next session of GenY Networking Group will be held <strong>Wednesday, September 19th, 7 PM, Library of the Chathams </strong>(see flyer attached).</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/sep/19/preparing_your_resume_for_the_hiring_audience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:18:25 +0000 npeter 1469 at http://njworks.org Job Search Strategies for Older Workers http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/nov/19/job_search_strategies_for_older_workers <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">November 19, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">7:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">9:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Princeton Public Library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Register in-person at the library </div> </div> </div> <p>Carol King, of The Princeton Senior Resource Center, discusses strategies for competing in the new workplace. Conference Room</p> <p>Co-sponsored by the library and PSRC’s Next Step: Engaged Retirement &amp; Encore Careers Program.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/nov/19/job_search_strategies_for_older_workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:03:30 +0000 npeter 1468 at http://njworks.org “Social Media Tools for People in Transition” http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/29/social_media_tools_for_people_in_transition <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 29, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">7:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">9:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Princeton Public Library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Register in-person at the library </div> </div> </div> <p>Career coach Alex Freund talks about how people in transition or contemplating a job change can use social media effectively. The presentation includes five steps to follow and examples of search tools.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/29/social_media_tools_for_people_in_transition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:00:24 +0000 npeter 1467 at http://njworks.org “Finding the Right Volunteer Opportunity” http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/15/finding_the_right_volunteer_opportunity <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 15, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">7:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">8:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Princeton Public Library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Register in-person at the library </div> </div> </div> <p>Carol King of the Princeton Senior Resource Center discusses matching volunteer opportunity to the personal and professional goals of seniors, and how volunteering leads to new skills and relationships. Part of the Next Step Speaker Series. Conference Room</p> <p>Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Center’s Next Step Engaged Retirement and Encore Careers Program.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/15/finding_the_right_volunteer_opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:57:27 +0000 npeter 1466 at http://njworks.org Marketing Your Small Business with Pinterest http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/11/marketing_your_small_business_with_pinterest <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 11, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">11:00am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">12:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Princeton Public Library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Register in-person at the library </div> </div> </div> <p>We'll take a look at the third most popular social network and discuss whether it's where your business needs to be with social media expert, Hilary Morris. The virtual inspiration boards you create on Pinterest can help drive traffic to your website and blog and help your brand connect with current and new customers in a fun way.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/11/marketing_your_small_business_with_pinterest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:53:23 +0000 npeter 1465 at http://njworks.org Create a New Resume http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/03/create_a_new_resume <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">October 3, 2012 - <span class="date-display-start">5:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">7:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-region"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Bergen (Bergen county) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Central (Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Northern (Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Shore (Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, and Monmouth counties) </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Southern (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland counties) </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> Region:&nbsp;</div> Western (Sussex, Warren, and Morris counties) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Princeton Public Library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-registration"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Registration:&nbsp;</div> Register in-person at the library </div> </div> </div> <p>Whether you’re in transition, considering new options or looking to refresh your <em>résumé</em><em>,</em> this is the workshop for you! Sharon Bancroft will guide you through creating an effective <em>résumé</em><em>,</em> as well as, provide additional tools helpful in creating a strategic job search.</p><p><a href="http://njworks.org/njworks_events/2012/oct/03/create_a_new_resume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:50:50 +0000 npeter 1464 at http://njworks.org