Friday, October 21, 2016

November Career Programs @ HPL

How to Start a Freelance Business from Home (HMA292)
Tuesday, November 8th 7-8:30 PM
Main Meeting Room
Registration Required; Open to All
Be your own boss and work at home!  Sounds great, doesn’t it?  More than forty million people do just that annually; unfortunately, only 20% are profitable three years down the road.  Do you want to avoid the pitfalls and become one of the ever-increasing numbers of successful entrepreneurs in the US today?  This seminar will help you meet the challenges of home-based business start-up and expansion. Registration begins Tuesday, November 1st.

Network Your Business to Success (HMA290)
Tuesday, November 22nd 7-8:30 PM
Main Meeting Room
Registration Required; Open to All
Starting and managing a business is a challenge.  Business owners must take advantage of every contact they make.  This means NETWORK.  This seminar provides a clear understanding of what the term "network" means, includes tips on successful networking, and offers real-life examples of just how networking has assisted others achieve their goal of economic stability.  Registration begins Tuesday, November 1st.

The Awesome Power of  Publicity for Small Business Owners (HMA291)
Thursday, December 1st 7-8:30 PM
Main Meeting Room
Registration Required; Open to All
Many business owners fail to appreciate the value of publicity, in terms of increased sales and expanded market share, until it is too late.  Publicity puts someone else's "stamp of approval" on you and/or your business.  Publicity cannot be bought; it only comes as the result of much effort (and very little monetary investment) on your part. Participants leave this seminar knowing how to write a press release, assemble a professional-quality media kit, and work the media.  They have confidence in their ability to attract - and to keep - the media spotlight. Registration begins Tuesday, November 1st.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Job Seeker's Club

Join Career Couch Bob Simmons at the Sachem Public Library on Thursday, October 27th at 6:30 PM as he discusses proven job-hunting techniques at Sachem's monthly job seekers club.  The topic will be "Social Media Power Tips for Getting the Job You Want". The series will also provide a forum for job seekers of all ages to share their experiences, sharpen their skills & network with others. For more information and to register please call (631) 588-5024.

Long Island's Fall College Open House Schedule

  • Adelphi: Sun, Oct. 23rd & Sat. Nov. 19th 10 am
  • Hofstra: Sun, Oct. 23rd & Sat. Nov 12th 9 am
  • Farmingdale: Sun, Nov. 16th 12 pm
  • Suffolk County Community College: Sun, Nov. 6th 1 pm 
  • Suny Old Westbury: Sat, Nov. 12th 9 am
  • Nassau Community College: Sun, Nov. 6th 10:30 am
  • Molloy College: Sun, Nov. 13th 1 pm
  • Five Town's College: Sat, Nov. 12th 10 am
  • St. Joseph's College: Sun, Oct. 30th 9:30 am

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Huntington Opportunity Resource Center Job Fair

The Huntington Opportunity Resource Center will be holding a Job Fair on Wed., October 26th from 9-12 PM. Meet with recruitment agencies and employers from different industries. No registration necessary!  Come prepared in business attire and bring copies of your resume.  Don’t have a resume? No problem!  Stop by the Resource Center and prepare one with someone from The Department of Labor on Tuesday's & Thursday's from 10-3 PM.  If you are in need of proper interviewing attire, please contact Career Couture at (631) 853-6769.   For more information about the Job Fair please call (631) 385-2305.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Home Study Programs for HSE/TASC (GED)

Home Study Program for HSE/TASC (HSA024)
Mon., October 24th 4:30-8 PM
Station Community Room
Join us at the Huntington Public Library Station Branch to learn about a free, at-home study program for adults 21 and over, who would like to prepare for the HSE/TASC (formerly GED) exam, but are unable to attend classes on a regular basis. Certified instructors provide you with assignments to complete at home. Assignments are picked up at the library. Telephone assistance is also available. For information call (631) 667-6000 ext. 454. Registration is required. Open to all. 

Friday, September 16, 2016

Suffolk County One-Stop October 2016 Job Fairs

Looking for work? Want to explore opportunities? The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting 2 Job Fairs in October. Meet HR recruiters & receive employment information from organizations representing various industries. Bring your resume and dress for success! If you are in need of proper interviewing attire, please contact Career Couture at (631) 853-6769.

*Tuesday, October 18th 10-1 pm
Riverhead Free Library
For more information please call (631)727-3228.

*Friday, October 21st 10-1 pm
Islip Public Library
For more information please call (631) 581-5933. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

UPS to Hire 95,000 Workers for the Holidays

UPS announced today that it expects to hire about 95,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated increase in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January 2017.  While the positions are seasonal, UPS officials say that they could lead to permanent opportunities.  Interested job seekers can easily apply for holiday season opportunities by visiting  Applicants must apply online.

Friday, September 9, 2016

October Career Programs @ HPL

Resume & Cover Letters (HMA612)
Monday, October 3rd 6-8 PM
Main Meeting Room
Registration Required; Open to All
Attention job seekers! Not happy with your current resume? Wondering how to address your resume content and write an impressive cover letter? Join representatives from the Long Island Cares Career & Personal Development Program as they seek to address these questions and more. They will help assist you with format, style and writing a resume that best reflects your strengths and talents. This program will also include cover letter techniques that emphasize your fit for the job.

Interview Skills & Communication (HMA644)
Monday, October 17th 6-8 PM
Main Meeting Room
Registration Required; Open to All
Congratulations, you've written a resume that has caught the attention of a prospective employer and now they want to interview you. Whether you are fresh out-of-school or a seasoned professional, an interview is bound to produce some anxiety because it is an opportunity to clinch a job with the potential for success and financial rewards. This workshop helps you prepare for that interview so you can make a great first impression. Topics include possible interview questions, things to avoid, why candidates are rejected and appropriate attire.

Third Annual Veteran Career Fair & Employment Expo

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone presents the third annual Veteran Career Fair & Employment Expo on  Friday, October 14th from 10-2 pm at Suffolk County Community College. Veterans only from 10-12 pm & open to the general public from 12-2 pm.  Over 100 companies will be participating.

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