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Adult Program - Business & Careers

Job Seekers - Know Where to Go: Job Search Strategies

Jumpstart your job search! Discover sites for sample resumes, interview techniques, job descriptions and postings. Registration required.

10-10:30am: Learn about our top sites for resume help and career exploration.

10:30am-12pm: Use this free time at our computers to explore these sites to find those that fit your need. Staff will be available for personal assistance.

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Job Seekers - Know Where to Go: Workplace Skills

Today, to keep up or get ahead, you need to know how to use the most popular computer programs. This session focuses on sites for updating your workplace skills for MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Registration required.

10am-10:30am: Learn about our top sites for software education and training.

10:30am-Noon: Use this free time at our computers to dive deeper into the sites to find those that fit your need. Staff will be available for personal assistance.

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 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 4, 2014 - 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.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 9:30am to 2:00pm

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 7, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Money Smart: Is It The Right Time To Retire?

There’s a lot of talk about “the number” – the specific amount of money you need to retire. But thinking about retirement involves more than just one number. In this session, learn to assess your overall financial picture and gather all the pieces of information that will help you make an informed decision. Building a better understanding of all aspects of your finances, from expenses to Social Security to IRAs and investments, will help you know when retirement is an option for you. Presented by Karen Chan, Financial Education & Consulting LLC. Registration required.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 9:30am to 2:00pm

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, April 23, 2014 - 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, April 9, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

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