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Workshops

Dec
15
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Traditional Marketing for Small Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Marketing activities continue to evolve from traditional strategies to non-traditional methods that involve the Internet. You will learn both traditional and non-traditional marketing and their advantages and disadvantages. To preregister or for more information, call (718)661-1205.


Dec
15
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Microsoft PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Register online or by calling (718)661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required, it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.


Dec
16
9:30AM

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10:30AM

Zumba!

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Dance for fun and fitness in this workout program!


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Dec
16
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with Microsoft PowerPoint. Topics covered will include creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Fro more information call (718) 990-8625. Basic computer skills are required.


Dec
16
11:00AM

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3:00PM

Hip-Hop Build, Make and Remix with #HipHopHacks

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Get creative with hip-hop hacks with a day of technology and music workshops.

Workshops will include beat making, Arduino circuitry, Build a Pizza Box MPC, and freestyling.

Space is limited. Call 718-990-8625 to reserve your seat!


Dec
16
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Have A Professional Photographer Take Your LinkedIn Picture

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Do you need to make your LinkedIn photo look more professional? Have a professional photographer take your picture at Queensbridge Tech Lab! Participants will leave with a digital copy of their professional portrait. Tips on how to use LinkedIn to improve their professional networks and job searches are included. Register now, space is limited!


Dec
16
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Microsoft PowerPoint for Intermediates

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint are required. To register, call (718) 990-8625.


Dec
16
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Hip Hop Lecture with Large Professor

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Legendary Queens, NY producer Large Professor breaks down his use of technology in Hip Hop past and present.


Dec
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log in, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Dec
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies for Persons with Disabilities

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Individuals with disabilities often face many challenges, both internal and external, during a job search. In this workshop, you will learn how to explain your disability to employers and co-workers and identify the most common fears employers have in regards to hiring job seekers with disabilities. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. American Sign Language interpreter can be provided with 2 weeks notice.


Dec
18
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making it stronger. Preregister online or for further information, please call (718) 661-1205.


Dec
18
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Play around with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, or Premiere? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Open Computer Lab!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Dec
18
12:30PM

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4:30PM

Drop-In

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, call (718) 634-4784.


Dec
18
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Microsoft Word Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in these workshops. Learn how to format your Word document; insert tables and charts; format bibliographies; and insert headers and footers. Register online or call (718) 661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word required; it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.


Dec
18
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Illustrator CC

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 openings

Learn the basic navigation of Illustrator CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Illustrator experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Dec
18
5:00PM

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6:15PM

Adobe Practice Session

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, or any Creative Cloud program. Expert staff will be available to answer your questions.


Dec
19
1:00PM

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4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.


Dec
19
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Microsoft Excel for Beginners

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Join these classes to learn how to use Excel to your advantage. Topics include inserting charts and graphs, using formulas and more! Topics vary from class to class. Register online or by calling (718)661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required; it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Dec
19
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Resumes: Keywords and Accomplishment Statements

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Finding a job is a game of words, so wouldn't it be a good idea to discover the words employers want to see in resumes and online applications? This class will show you how to identify your career accomplishments and will teach you how to create keyword career vocabulary using five resources. For more information, call (718) 990-8625. Class code JR130


Dec
19
2:00PM

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5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.


Dec
19
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating or manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required.


Dec
19
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Beginning a Business: Fall Series

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Day 1 How to Start a business
Day 2 Business Plan Writing
Day 3 Marketing Strategies
Day 4 Selling to the government & global market

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Dec
19
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Setting Up and Funding Your Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 88 openings

In this course, students will be guided through the fundamental elements needed to set-up and become aware of the variety of resources available to help fund their business. The course will cover traditional and nontraditional ways of getting the money you'll need to get your business off the ground and be successful. Learn about various loans, crowdfunding, alternative lenders and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Dec
20
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online or for more information call (718) 661-1205.


Dec
20
10:30AM

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12:30PM

How to Prepare for an Interview

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job… now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online or for more information call (718)661-1205.


Dec
20
12:00PM

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1:15PM

Financial Coaching

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Are Financial Problems Causing You Stress?
A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. Volunteer coaches are available at Central Library and Flushing on selected days and are available to work with you individually. Preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Dec
20
1:00PM

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4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.


Dec
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after as interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Dec
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

How to Use Twitter

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts, and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications, and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Dec
21
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after as interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Dec
21
10:30AM

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12:30PM

How to Succeed in Social Media Marketing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

In an advanced technological world with so many resources for socially connecting to your customers, it's hard to decide which platform to choose and how to use it. Learn strategies to becoming successful in social media marketing for your business. Call (718) 661-1205 for more information.


Dec
21
12:00PM

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2:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.


Dec
21
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Photoshop Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Learn new skills in Photoshop CC. Participants are encouraged to take Introduction to Photoshop before attending this workshop. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625


Dec
21
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Teen Tech Time

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Come use a computer, play with Adobe Creative Suite, do your homework, or even watch YouTube. This is your time! Teen Tech Time is an Open Lab with 45 minutes of structured technology learning.


Dec
21
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Managing People: Building Extraordinary Relationships

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Join the Job and Business Academy at Sunnyside Library as we bring Entrepreneurship Workshops to you!

Starting your own company may be the best thing you ever do.
But before you open, you will need to spend countless hours trying to figure out next steps. Save yourself the time by learning all the things you will need to before starting up.

12/21, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Managing People: Building Extraordinary Relationships


Dec
22
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Digital Career Path Information Session

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 50 openings

Are you 15-24 years old and interested in starting a career in digital technology? Get job-related skills and build a digital portfolio by exploring video production, practicing Adobe Photoshop, creating professional online networks, discovering digital entrepreneurships, and more!

The Digital Career Path program is presented in partnership with The LAMP.


Dec
22
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Funding Your Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn the variety of resources available to help fund your business. The course will cover traditional and nontraditional ways of getting the money you'll need to get your business off the ground. Learn about various loans, crowdfunding, alternative lenders and more. For more information, call (718) 661-1205.


Dec
22
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Presenting with Microsoft PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Learn how to effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint to provide clear and concise presentations in and out of the workplace. Attendees will be prepped on the best practices when presenting with slide presentations and speaking with others. For more information, call (718) 661-1205.


Dec
26
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Entrepreneurs Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 89 openings

Got questions? We’ve got answers! Entrepreneurs Open Lab is a time to come in and meet directly with a certified small business consultant. Ask questions, get tips and advice, and solve challenging problems. Meetings are on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, call (718)661-1205.


Dec
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Mature workers can face a struggle when it comes to searching for and obtaining employment. This class will define the mature worker, describe obstacles such workers may face, and explain how and where to search for jobs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR100


Dec
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Dec
28
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Entrepreneurs Open Lab

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Got questions? We’ve got answers! Entrepreneurs Open Lab is a time to come in and meet directly with a certified small business consultant. Ask questions, get tips and advice, and solve challenging problems. Meetings are on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, call (718)661-1205.


Jan
2
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 50 openings

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship. It helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them based on aptitude and interest, and generally charts a path to success. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jan
3
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Microsoft Word Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in these workshops. Learn how to format your Word document; Insert tables and charts; format bibliographies; and insert headers and footers. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word required, it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
4
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Introduction to Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 26 openings

Learn the basic navigation of Photoshop CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Photoshop experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Basic HTML For Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn the basics of coding with HTML in this three part series! For more information, call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
4
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Teen Tech Time

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Come use a computer, play with Adobe Creative Suite, do your homework, or even watch YouTube. This is your time! Teen Tech Time is an Open Lab with 45 minutes of structured technology learning.


Jan
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Digital Career Path Information Session

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 50 openings

Are you 15-24 years old and interested in starting a career in digital technology? Get job-related skills and build a digital portfolio by exploring video production, practicing Adobe Photoshop, creating professional online networks, discovering digital entrepreneurships, and more!

The Digital Career Path program is presented in partnership with The LAMP.


Jan
6
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Intro to Microsoft Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Learn how to create and use an email account for keeping in touch with family, finding a job, or maintaining your business! Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Jan
6
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Excel: Advanced Formatting

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn advanced formatting techniques in this hands-on Excel workshop.


Jan
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Introduction to Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 28 openings

Learn the basic navigation of Photoshop CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Photoshop experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touch pad, basic keyboarding skills, and how to navigate computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. Call 718-990-8625

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Jump Start Your Job Search: Motivation Monday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Looking for a job is one of the most stressful activities we do. It's easier if we don't do it alone. Join fellow job seekers for tea, cookies, stress relief techniques, and networking. Preregistration required. For more information, call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
8
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Computer

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn how to use the computer mouse, touchpad and keyboard! This class will help you navigate Microsoft Windows. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. This is an introductory computer class, no prior knowledge or skills required.


Jan
8
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Key Formulas and Functions

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 27 openings

Learn advanced methods to edit and manipulate data in the Key Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data!


Jan
8
1:00PM

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4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and more.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
8
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Introduction to InDesign

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 27 openings

Learn the basic navigation of InDesign CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Photoshop experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
9
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Microsoft Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Join these classes to learn how to use Excel to your advantage. Topics include inserting charts and graphs, using formulas and more! Topics vary from class to class. Register online or call 718-661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required; it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
9
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
9
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Personal Branding Online

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while job seeking and create a strong LinkedIn profile. In this workshop, find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while job-seeking, and create a strong LinkedIn profile. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC130.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
9
2:00PM

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5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
9
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
9
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
9
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Building Extraordinary Relationships

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 50 openings

This class is geared towards developing networking strategies in order to foster partnerships and build relationships that lead to motivation, connections, resources, and investment opportunities. Attain new skills in an accessible and low-pressure setting. Please call 718-990-8625 for additional information and to Preregister.


Jan
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, tips for making it stronger. Preregister online or for further information, please call (718) 990-8625


Jan
10
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after as interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Instagram

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Learn how to share and take photos, add filters, and image adjustments, connect accounts, and respond to comments. Please bring your smartphone with the Instagram app already installed to class. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
11
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after as interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
11
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Identify Your Work Skills

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Jan
11
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-1110.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
11
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
11
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Resume Building

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up-and-coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking and improve your job search techniques at this workshop! For more information, call 718-990-8625 .


Jan
13
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills are required. Call 718-990-8625.


Jan
13
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to format Word documents, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Call (718)990-8625 to preregister.


Jan
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

How to Set Up an Online Store

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn about popular e-commerce websites and how to use them to sell your product.


Jan
16
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Digging for Job Leads

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Are your resume and cover letters ready? How do you search for jobs? What are the most effective ways to find open jobs? In this two-part series, participants will learn traditional and creative ways to find jobs, how to network for job leads, and how to use online tools to find job leads. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Jan
16
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after as interview.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
16
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Writing Resumes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills using MS Word to make your resume stand out above the rest.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
16
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Basics of Business Planning

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Are you tired of being confused about how to write your business plan? Are you stuck on writing it? In the Basic Business Planning course, we will cover what a business plan is, why we need it, the basic structure of a business plan along with some of the various formats, and how/where you can research and start building you plan right away. Call (718)990-8625 for more information.


Jan
17
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Mature workers can face a struggle when it comes to searching for and obtaining employment. This class will define the mature worker, describe obstacles such workers may face, and explain how and where to search for jobs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Jan
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Resume Building

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to use Facebook to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and expand your job search. We will help you set up a Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer and Internet skills and a valid email account are required. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Jan
18
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop, you will learn what resume reviewers look for, how to select the best resume format, how to avoid common resume mistakes, how to properly type and format your resume in Microsoft Word, and how to send your resume to potential employers.


Jan
18
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Photoshop: Layers and Layer Masks

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the use of layers and layer masks in Adobe Photoshop CC. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
20
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include; creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Call (718) 990-8625 to preregister.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
20
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Intro to Microsoft Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word. In this beginner's class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. Basic computer skills required. It is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.


Jan
20
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Call (718) 990-8625 to preregister.


Jan
20
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Financial Literacy & Mobile Banking

Location: Corona
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Listos Clic Avance is a micro learning video series. The LCA videos are education tools used to promote digital banking as a money management tool. This 4 part workshop series will be incorporated into a 6 week Financial Literacy program. Clients will learn about, download and navigate finance and banking apps. They will also learn how to deposit checks from their phone, pay bills online and create budgets. Seats are limited so RSVP quickly.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Call (718) 990-8625 to preregister.


Jan
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies for Persons with Disabilities

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Individuals with disabilities often face many challenges, both internal and external, during a job search. In this workshop, you will learn how to explain your disability to employers and co-workers and identify the most common fears employers have in regards to hiring job seekers with disabilities. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. American Sign Language interpreter can be provided with 2 weeks notice.


Jan
22
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn how to access and navigate the internet. In this class, you will learn key terminology, use a web browser and understand how to use searches and websites. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Jan
22
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Excel: Pivot Tables

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn to create and display data with Pivot Tables in Excel. Previous knowledge of Excel is recommended.


Jan
22
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

InDesign: Using Grids

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to set up and use grids in Adobe InDesign CC. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
22
5:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Financial Literacy & Mobile Banking

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Listos Clic Avance is a micro learning video series. The LCA videos are education tools used to promote digital banking as a money management tool. This 4 part workshop series will be incorporated into a 6 week Financial Literacy program. Clients will learn about, download and navigate finance and banking apps. They will also learn how to deposit checks from their phone, pay bills online and create budgets. Seats are limited so RSVP quickly.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
22
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Traditional Marketing and Building Relationships

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join the Job and Business Academy at Fresh Meadows Library as we bring entrepreneurship workshops to you!

Starting your own company may be the best thing you ever do.
But before you open, you will need to spend countless hours trying to figure out next steps. Save yourself the time by learning all the things you will need to before starting up.

1/22, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Traditional Marketing

1/29, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Managing People: Building Extraordinary Relationships

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
23
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills. Preregister by calling (718) 990-8625.


Jan
23
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Online Job Searching with Indeed

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

As the world's #1 job site, with over 200 million unique visitors every month. Indeed helps companies of all sizes hire the best talent and offers the best opportunity for job seekers to get hired In this workshop learn how use indeed, upload your resume and apply for various positions on this database. It is strongly recommended to have an electronic copy of your resume in your email or USB Flash on hand for the workshop. Register online or call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Jan
23
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Setting Up and Funding Your Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this course, students will be guided through the fundamental elements needed to set-up and become aware of the variety of resources available to help fund their business. The course will cover traditional and nontraditional ways of getting the money you'll need to get your business off the ground and be successful. Learn about various loans, crowdfunding, alternative lenders and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 990-8625.


Jan
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online or for more information call (718) 990-8625.


Jan
24
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Microsoft Powerpoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required, it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Jan
25
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Cover Letter Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

In this workshop you will learn what cover letters are and why they’re necessary; the do’s and don’ts of cover letter writing; how to write different types of cover letters; and how to properly type, format, and send your cover letter to potential employers.


Jan
25
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Photoshop: Gradients

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn to use a gradient effect in Adobe Photoshop CC. Prior knowledge of Photoshop is recommended. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

CSS For Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the basics of coding with CSS in this two part series! "HTML for Beginners" is the recommended prerequisite for this workshop series. To register, call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
27
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Basic computer skills are required. Call (718) 990-8625 to preregister.


Jan
27
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Design and Bind a Booklet or Journal with InDesign

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to design and print a booklet, chapbook, zine, or journal with Adobe InDesign CC. Then bind your creation with a bookbinding stitch. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

After this workshop, you will have the skills needed to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Jan
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Email

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn how to create and use an email account for keeping in touch with family, finding a job, or maintaining your business! Register online or by calling (718) 661-1205. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Jan
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Word: Using Shortcuts

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Take your word processing skills up a notch with keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Word.


Jan
29
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

InDesign: Setting Up Paragraph Styles

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to set up and use Paragraph Styles in Adobe InDesign CC. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
29
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Financial Literacy & Mobile Banking

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Listos Clic Avance is a micro learning video series. The LCA videos are education tools used to promote digital banking as a money management tool. This 4 part workshop series will be incorporated into a 6 week Financial Literacy program. Clients will learn about, download and navigate finance and banking apps. They will also learn how to deposit checks from their phone, pay bills online and create budgets. Seats are limited so RSVP quickly.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jan
30
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Traditional Marketing for Small Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Marketing activities continue to evolve from traditional strategies to nontraditional methods that involve the Internet. Both traditional and nontraditional marketing have advantages and disadvantages. Traditional marketing activities help you become visible and attractive to your target customer and typically involve advertising, publicity, sales, merchandising and distribution. To preregister or for more information, call (718)990-8625.


Feb
1
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after an interview. For further information, please call (718) 990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
1
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-1110.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up-and-coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking and improve your job search techniques at this workshop! For more information, call (718) 990-8625 .


Feb
3
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word. In this beginners class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Register online or by calling (718)661-1205. Basic computer skills required, it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.


Feb
3
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

After this workshop, you will have the skills needed to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
5
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Identify Your Work Skills

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills. Preregister by calling (718) 661-1205.


Feb
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Word: Advanced Flyers

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to make advanced flyers in Microsoft Word. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
5
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the basic navigation of Photoshop CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Photoshop experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
6
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Microsoft Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Join these classes to learn how to use Excel to your advantage. Topics include inserting charts and graphs, using formulas and more! Topics vary from class to class. Register online or by calling (718)661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required, it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
6
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
6
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.


Feb
7
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Microsoft Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in these workshops. Learn how to format your Word document; Insert tables and charts; format bibliographies; and insert headers and footers. Register online or by calling (718)661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word required, it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
7
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your resume the best it can be. Topics include how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. Call (718)661-1205 for more information.


Feb
8
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Illustrator CC

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the basic navigation of Illustrator CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Illustrator experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
8
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Feb
8
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make it the best it can be! This workshop will cover how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
8
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Intro to Computer

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn how to use the computer mouse, touchpad and keyboard! This class will help you navigate Microsoft Windows. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. This is an introductory computer class, no prior knowledge or skills required.


Feb
8
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Resume Building

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger.


Feb
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Participants will learn: how to prepare information to make online applications easier; common online application sections and how to get noticed and how to avoid rejection! For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
10
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills are required. Call 718-990-8625.


Feb
10
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to format Word documents, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Call (718)990-8625 to preregister.


Feb
12
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Word: Make Your Own Calendar

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to make your own calendar in Microsoft Word. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
12
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Photoshop: Filter Basics

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the use of filters in Adobe Photoshop CC. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
13
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online, and email a resume.


Feb
13
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after an interview.


Feb
13
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Call 718-990-8625 to preregister!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Writing Resumes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills using MS Word to make your resume stand out above the rest.


Feb
13
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Setting Up and Funding Your Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this course, students will be guided through the fundamental elements needed to set-up and become aware of the variety of resources available to help fund their business. The course will cover traditional and nontraditional ways of getting the money you'll need to get your business off the ground and be successful. Learn about various loans, crowdfunding, alternative lenders and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Feb
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make it the best it can be! This workshop will cover how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
14
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Cover Letter Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making it stronger. Preregister online or for further information, please call (718) 661-1205.


Feb
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after as interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Feb
15
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Make an Animated .Gif with Adobe CC

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to make an Animated .Gif with Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Illustrator CC. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
15
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Resume Writing with Word

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
15
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Intro to Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to access and navigate the internet. In this class, you will learn key terminology, use a web browser and understand how to use searches and websites. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Feb
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Have you been offered a new job? If so, do you know the best way to conduct salary negotiations? Before you start negotiating with a prospective employer about salaries, you need to find out how much you, and the job, are worth. Learn how to negotiate salaries in this workshop! Preregister at 718-990-8625.


Feb
17
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include; creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Call (718)990-8625 to preregister.


Feb
17
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Call (718)990-8625 to preregister.


Feb
20
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills. Preregister by calling (718) 990-8625.


Feb
20
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information and registration.


Feb
20
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Entrepreneurs Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Got questions? We’ve got answers! Entrepreneurs Open Lab is a time to come in and meet directly with a certified small business consultant. Ask questions, get tips and advice, and solve challenging problems. Meetings are on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, call (718)990-8625.


Feb
21
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Mature workers can face a struggle when it comes to searching for and obtaining employment. This class will define the mature worker, describe obstacles such workers may face, and explain how and where to search for jobs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Feb
21
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Microsoft PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Register online or by calling (718)661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required, it is recommended to bring your own USB Flash Drive.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
21
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mistake Free Interviewing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online or for more information call (718)661-1205.


Feb
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Twitter

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts, and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications, and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Feb
22
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Intro to Email

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive messages, and attach documents. Please call 718-661-1205 for more information. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120.


Feb
22
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

How to Set Up an Online Store

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn about popular e-commerce websites and how to use them to sell your product.


Feb
24
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Basic computer skills are required. Call (718)990-8625 to preregister.


Feb
24
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Create Seamless Patterns with Adobe Illustrator

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Turn your designs and illustrations into repeated patterns for wallpapers, backgrounds, prints, or other digital product with Adobe Illustrator CC. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Call (718)990-8625 to preregister.


Feb
26
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information and registration.


Feb
26
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

NY Rising: Professional Etiquette

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.


Feb
26
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Photoshop: Layers and Layer Masks

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the use of layers and layer masks in Adobe Photoshop CC. For more information or to preregister, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
27
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resume Keywords and Accomplishment Statements

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Finding a job is a game of words, so wouldn't it be a good idea to discover the words employers want to see in resumes and online applications? This class will show you how to identify your career accomplishments and will teach you how to create keyword career vocabulary using five resources. Please call 718-990-8625 to preregister.


Feb
27
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Typing Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Practice your typing skills at our Typing Lab! Call (718)990-8625 for more information and preregistration.


Feb
27
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Entrepreneurs Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Got questions? We’ve got answers! Entrepreneurs Open Lab is a time to come in and meet directly with a certified small business consultant. Ask questions, get tips and advice, and solve challenging problems. Meetings are on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, call (718)990-8625.


Feb
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online or for more information call (718)990-8625.


Mar
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

NY Rising: Job Skills Identification

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718) 634-1110.


Mar
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

NY Rising: Interview Preparation

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly afterwards.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Mar
6
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Mar
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

NY Rising: Job Search Strategies

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online, and email a resume. Call for more information.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Mar
12
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

NY Rising: Professional Etiquette

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.


Mar
15
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

NY Rising: Job Skills Identification

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718) 634-1110.


Mar
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

NY Rising: Professional Etiquette

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.