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Category Archives: Programs

Getting Started in Business

Posted on January 14th, 2013 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library, Programs

Tuesday, January 29: Getting Started in Business

This popular workshop provides a complete overview of business start-up and planning considerations, oriented to those planning a venture as well as existing small business owners. Topics include the entrepreneurial lifestyle, feasibility, business strategy, business plan preparation, marketing, financing, and additional resources.

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 05/06 (Lower level of the library)

 

Market Yourself Saturday February 2 10-3:30

Posted on January 9th, 2013 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library, Programs

Saturday, February 2: Market Yourself Saturday

Starting at 10:00, Kirstein Business Library will hold a day of workshops on marketing yourself. For more information, please call 617-859-2142.

Time: 10:00-2:30 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 05/06 (Lower level of the library)

 

 

Kirstein Business Film Series

Posted on January 1st, 2013 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library, Programs

Wednesdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Kirstein  Business Film Series

Films, both serious and comedic, that reflect different perceptions of work and business in America.

Time: 6:00-7:45 p.m.
Location: Rabb Lecture Hall

Workshops

Posted on January 1st, 2013 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library, Programs

Tuesday, January 29: Creating a Resume Online

Learn tips and tricks to create your resume online using the Career Transitions resource.

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Johnson Training Lab

 

Tuesday, January 22: Job Searching Online

Resources you need to start a job search including where to look for jobs and how to conduct a job search. Basic mouse, keyboard, and internet skills preferred.

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Johnson Training Lab

 

 

Thursday, January 17: Third Thursday Kirstein Orientation

The staff of the Kirstein Business Library will demonstrate the use of its website, electronic resources, and print collection through a guided tour of the department every third Thursday morning of the month.

Time: 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: Kirstein Business Library

 

 

Tuesday, January 15: LinkedIn 101: Creating an Account

This class is for beginners who have not yet set up an account. The questions answered by this class will include:

• What is LinkedIn?
• How is it used?
• How do I find connections?
• How do I adjust my privacy settings?

Basic mouse, keyboard, internet skills, and an email account required.

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Johnson Training Lab

 

 

Tuesday, January 8: Creating a Resume Online

Learn tips and tricks to create your resume online using the Career Transitions resource.

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Johnson Training Lab

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Posted on January 1st, 2013 by Gregor Smart in Kirstein Business Library, Programs

Wednesdays, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Neighbors Helping Neighbors is a free, peer-led volunteer job search networking and support group. It is open to anyone in career transition, including unemployed and underemployed individuals, recent graduates, people re-entering the job market, small business owners, and anyone looking for part time, volunteer, or internship positions. 

Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: Kirstein Business Library Media Studio