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Jul
26
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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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Jul
28
9:00AM

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10:00AM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Learn how to define and categorize job skills, what skills are most sought by employers, and how to identify and market your skills to potential employers. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call (718) 327-2549. Class code JR110


Jul
28
9:00AM

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10:00AM

Removing Barriers to Employment

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

This workshop will enable participants to identify and create solutions for the physical conditions or personal situations that make it hard to find or keep employment. For more information call 718-634-4784.


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Jul
28
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Resume Workshop

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718 327-2549 for more information. Class code JR130


Jul
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format your Word document, Insert tables and charts, format bibliographies and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code: CC200


Jul
28
11:00AM

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12:00PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

JobMap is a new Queens Library online tool that provides customized recommendations for job search help and computer training. In this workshop you will learn how to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. For more information, call 718-634-4784.


Jul
28
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Far Rockaway
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 after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 327-2549.


Jul
28
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Salary Negotiations

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

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! Preregistration is required. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-641-7086 for additional information.


Jul
28
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Beginners' Computer Boot Camp

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

After this boot camp, you will be able to navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. This is a 6 week boot camp that will take you through the basics of computers, email and the internet. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-634-4784.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
28
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Search for a job, edit your resume or practice your computer skills. Participants are limited to three hours of lab time. To use the computers, you must create a JobMap account at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for more information.


Jul
28
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Networking

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s job market, it is 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 in this workshop. Class code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086.


Jul
28
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Personal Branding Online

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

Learn how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while job-seeking and create a strong LinkedIn profile. Participants must have basic computer skills and a valid email address. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code CC130.


Jul
28
5:00PM

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6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center.


Jul
28
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Mac Monday: Basics

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 openings

Learn the basics of Apple computers on our MacBook Pro laptops in these weekly Mac labs. This week's topics are the differences between Macs and PCs, using the mouse and navigating the Mac interface and applications. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC280


Jul
29
9:00AM

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11:00AM

Job Skills Identification

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

Learn how to define and categorize job skills, what skills are most sought by employers, and how to identify and market your skills to potential employers.
Class code: JR110. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call (718)634-4784.


Jul
29
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130


Jul
29
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Job Map Orientation

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

JobMap is a new Queens Library online tool that provides customized recommendations for job search help and computer training. In this workshop you will learn to how preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. For more information, call 718-634-1876.


Jul
29
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 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 at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Jul
29
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Arverne
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 after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718)634-4784


Jul
29
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Class Code: JR130
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Jul
29
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Jul
29
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 40 openings

Do you have an idea for a business? Learn how to turn a business idea into a business plan in our workshop. Participants will learn how to create a demand for a product or service; set goals and objectives; budget and schedule; identify resources and networks; and get ready to open their business’s "doors." To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code JR130


Jul
30
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Online Job Application

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR160. For further information call (718)634-4784


Jul
30
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR160


Jul
30
11:00AM

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2:00PM

Girls Who Code Summer Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

By 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs open in the computing related fields, but right now girls are being left behind. Join Queens Library's Girls Who Code Club and work to close the opportunity gap in technology by providing high-quality computer science education to girls ages 10-18 nationwide. The Girls Who Code Summer Club is on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 AM to 2 PM and runs from July 9th to August 21st. Registered participants will be expected to attend all sessions.

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Jul
30
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Learn how to create an email account, log on, navigate your email account, send and reply to email messages, and attach documents. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call (718)641-7086.


Jul
30
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

In this workshop participants will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-318-4943. Class code JR190


Jul
30
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the internet. Topics covered include; terminology, how to use a web browser, the basic structure of a website, search, and internet safety. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 641-7086. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class Code: CC110


Jul
30
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Jul
30
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Jul
30
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
30
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

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. Class Code: CC190


Jul
30
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Jul
30
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Jul
30
4:15PM

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5:30PM

Typing Practice Lab

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

Improve your typing for work, school or any other reason with guided assistance and tips from a Queens Library instructor. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code CC290


Jul
30
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Online Job Application

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR160. For further information call (718)634-4784


Jul
31
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR130. For further information call (718)634-1876.


Jul
31
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

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

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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Jul
31
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call (718)634-1876.


Jul
31
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Beginners Word

Location: Arverne
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. Basic computer skills required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code: CC170


Jul
31
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
12:00PM

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4:00PM

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 assist you in developing the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability, including accessing, reviewing and understanding your credit report. Please call 718-990-8625 to make an appointment to speak with a counselor.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR160. For further information call (718)634-1876.


Jul
31
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Code Camp

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

Teaching yourself computer programming can be lonely, but no more! Join us for two hours of social open lab time dedicated strictly to practicing programming.


Jul
31
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Beginners' Excel

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

Learn how to navigate a spreadsheet, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information please call (718)634-4784.


Jul
31
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718)990-8502.


Jul
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

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

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. Class Code: CC190


Jul
31
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: CC240