Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Business Basics: How to Successfully Start a Small Business

On Tuesday, November 15th, the NYS Small Business Development Center will present a workshop, "Business Basics: How to Successfuly Start a Small Business". This workshop will cover what you need to know when starting a small business. Topics will include business types, government regulations, writing a business plan, basic tax information, and financing your business. The workshop will run from 9-11am at the SBDC Conference Center @ Farmingdale State College. There is a $12 fee. Pre-registration required.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Marketing Yourself In A Tight Job Market

If you have been looking for a job for too long, it's time to revamp your job search strategy. Join the Brentwood Public Library for a seminar on Wednesday, Novenmber 16th @ 1pm. This seminar provides an understanding of the basic principles of marketing and how to apply them to your job search. To register please call the Brentwood Public Library @ (631) 273-7883 x 325.

Suffolk County One Stop November Job Fairs

Looking for work? Want to explore opportunities? The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting 2 Job Fairs in November. Meet HR recruiters & receive employment information from organizations representing various industries. Bring your resume and dress for success!

*Friday, November 4th 10am
Smithtown Library-Nesconset Branch
For more information please call (631) 265-3994.

*Wednesday, November 16th 10am
South Country Public Library
For more information please call (631) 286-0818.

November Career Quest Programs

Suffolk County Department of Labor's Career Quest will be presenting 2 programs at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge.

Franchising: Making the Right Choice
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 9:30AM
Is franchising for you? Kensington Company representative Stuart Levenberg will present franchising opportunity and successful franchise career development information. Reservations Required. See a One-Stop counselor or phone (631) 853-6600 to reserve your spot! Space is Limited. Must be pre-registered. Late arrivals not permitted.

Starting Your Own Business
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 9:30AM
Why not explore your dream of owning a small business? A representative from the New York State Small Business Development Center will discuss how to start your own business and become a small business owner. Plan to arrive early. Space is Limited. Must be pre-registered. Late arrivals not permitted. See a One-Stop counselor, or phone (631) 853-6600 to reserve your spot!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Latino College Fair

Latino College Fair
Sat. November 19th 10:30-3:45pm
The Latino College Fair allows students and parents/guardians to meet and talk with more than 50 independent college and university admission and financial aid representatives. The “Planning and Paying for College” workshop will help students and their families better understand the admissions and financial aid process and programs. The session, simultaneously translated into Spanish via headphones, will cover college affordability, including explanations of grants and scholarships plus financial aid forms, terms and deadlines. The “Ask the Financial Aid Expert” stations provide students and families an opportunity to sit down with financial aid experts to get answers to their specific questions about paying for college. This event is FREE. For more information, visit http://svy.mk/2011LatinoCollegeFair or call (518) 436-4781 ext. 23.

Long Island Career Fair November 10th

Meet face-to-face with the hiring decision makers from some of the areas top employers on Thursday, November 10th from 11-2pm. The Career Fair will take place at the Melville Marriott. Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes, because they are there to hire. Just walk in and start interviewing, it's that simple. You can save time, money and effort interviewing with multiple companies in one day at one location. Many of these companies have several openings and are eager to meet with you. You will no longer be just a piece of paper, you can get right in front of the decision makers attending this event. Admissions is FREE.

HUFSD Fall Adult Education Programs

All courses may be registered by mail and will be filled in order that forms and checks are received. Mail-in registration must arrive prior to the first class. NOTE: UNLESS YOU ARE NOTIFIED OTHERWISE, YOU ARE TO ASSUME THAT YOU ARE REGISTERED AND THAT YOU ARE TO COME TO THE FIRST CLASS MEETING. NO LETTERS OF ACCEPTANCE WILL BE SENT. You may pick up a brochure & registration form at the Huntington Public Library. For more information please call the Adult Education Office at (631) 673-2010.

Getting Paid to Talk: Making Money With Your Voice
Monday, November 7th 6:30-9:00pm
Huntington High School, Room 110

Have you ever been told you have a great voice? This exciting seminar will explore numerous aspects of voice over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries & the internet in your area. All the basics will be covered, including ho to prepare the all-impotant demo & how to be successful & earn great income in this exciting field.

How to Save for a College Education
Tuesday, November 15th 7:00-8:30pm
Huntington High School Room 113
Have you noticed how quickly the costs of college education are rising? This seminar will focus on all aspects of college education savings & planning.

New York Career Expo

On Thursday, November 3rd "Women For Hire" will host a Career Expo in New York at the Hilton New York Hotel from 10AM to 2PM. This event will give you the opportunity to talk with other job seekers, hand out business cards, get your resume critiqued for free & attend several seminars. Admission is FREE. Business attire & resumes are required for admittance. There will be an Early Morning Seminar prior to the Career Expo opening. This seminar will be hosted by Good Morning America's Workplace Contibutor & Women For Hire CEO Tory Johnson. Jump start your success by registering for this special session. Space is limited.

Also take part in "Our Mentor Match Program" sponsored by Walmart. All career expo attendees are invited to benefit from a complimentary, one-on-one "speed mentoring" session with accomplished professionals from a range of leading employers. This is your chance to ask questions about balancing work and family, figuring out how to switch careers, and finding the Aha! moment in your job search and career advancement. Ask anything you want during your mini-mentor session! It's another FREE benefit of attending the New York Career Expo. (No pre-registration necessary.)

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Employment Network Program

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Employment Network Program will be starting on October 17th at 7:00 PM in the Community Room in Centerport. The program is held on six consecutive Mondays and is free to anyone seeking employment. Experienced counselors will help you sharpen your job-hunting skills and cover topics such as career assessment, planning and research, resume writing, networking and interviewing. Advanced registration is required. Call (631) 754 9045 to register or for information.

Monday, October 3, 2011


Business Plan Basics
Tues, Oct 18th 9:30 a.m.
Brentwood Public Library

In order to succeed, business must have a well-thought out business plan. Learn, from
an SBDC counselor, the basics of writing a business plan in this introductory workshop. For more information please call (631)273-7883.

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