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Adult Program - Business & Careers

Job Seeker: Learn with lynda.com and LearningExpress

Need to write a resume, hunt for jobs, or ace an interview? Want to join LinkedIn or Twitter? We’ll show you how to navigate lynda.com and LearningExpress to help in your job search. Bring earbuds or use our headphones to watch tutorials. Bring your resume in electronic format to upload to job postings. Work at your own pace. You can use our computers or bring your own laptop or tablet. Staff will be on hand to assist. First 20 minutes, staff will demo resources. Walk-in. No registration required.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Resume Review

Struggling with your resume? Bring your resume for a free 30-minute evaluation with Jeff Beyda of Beyda Group Consulting, Inc. Mr. Beyda will evaluate your resume and suggest improvements to help you get an edge in your job search. Bring the resume in a format that can be easily edited (paper or electronic). We recommend you also bring job postings/descriptions or other material related to your job search. This service is limited to Niles Library cardholders only.
Call 847.663.6604 or stop by the Reference Desk to schedule your session. Registration opens August 5.

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org/. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 9:00am, 10:00am or 11:00am.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org/. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 9:00am, 10:00am or 11:00am.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org/. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 9:00am, 10:00am or 11:00am.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Job Seekers: Power Employment Workshop

Free. This nationally recognized program, presented by Business and Career Services Inc. and Illinois workNet, provides expert guidance on smart goals, resume and cover letter writing, effective job searching, and interview techniques. Short breaks are provided. Brown bag lunch, snacks and covered drinks permitted.
Registration required, online at www.worknetncc.com.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

Small Business: Content Marketing 101

Current online marketing techniques depend heavily on influencing clients and prospects by creating and sharing relevant information they are searching for. Learn some of the whys and how to's of developing and presenting information to solve client’s problems and answer their questions rather than turning them off with direct advertising. Michael Yublosky, SCORE volunteer.
Also: 10/20: Using Videos for Marketing: How Videos Can Help Acquire and Retain Customers; 11/3: Grow Your Small Business Through LinkedIn Networking and Marketing.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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