Drop-in For Business Help – Wednesday, 10/4 6-8 PM

200299540-001Have some business questions?  Drop in for help and ideas whether you are thinking about starting one or already have a business.

Learn about the databases and resources the library has to offer.  You can find out how to use them and be guided to books and e-resources, outside help, in-house meetings and programs, and more.

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Employment Ministry Roundtable – 9/26 – Get Your Most Perplexing Job Search Questions Answered!

logoJoin them September 26 (6:30 pm) at their Employment Ministry Roundtable to brainstorm with experienced hiring managers, job coaches and fellow job seekers.  Learn Resume Tracking System Do’s and Don’ts.  Get your most perplexing job search questions answered and discover new avenues to getting employed.

After the Roundtable, you can:

  • Meet one-on-one with job coaches and hiring managers to review your resumes, improve your interviewing skills, etc.
  • Attend our Networking 101 workshop and learn networking skills
  • Continue networking with others
  • Get spiritual, emotional or social service help

Location: St. Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 South Rt. 59 in Plainfield

For more information, email EmploymentMinistry@smip.org or visit http://www.smip.org/ministries/employment

The Employment Ministry looks to help build confidence and accelerate your job search success.  They help job seekers succeed.  There is no cost to attend, pre-registration is not required, and everyone is welcome.  Bring copies of your handbill or resume to distribute.  Dress is casual.

Brush Up On Your Tech Skills

Typing on computerJob searching?  Changing careers?  Discovering you need to update your technology skills?  The library offers a variety of tech classes for Plainfield card holders.  We offer quarterly classes on Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel as well as a variety of other classes on topics such as Google Drive and Intro to PCs.  Visit our Technology Training page for more information.

Employment Ministry Roundtable – 9/12 – Get Your Most Perplexing Job Search Questions Answered!

logoJoin them September 12 (6:30 pm) at their Employment Ministry Roundtable to brainstorm with experienced hiring managers, job coaches and fellow job seekers.  Learn Resume Tracking System Do’s and Don’ts.  Get your most perplexing job search questions answered and discover new avenues to getting employed.

After the Roundtable, you can:

  • Meet one-on-one with job coaches and hiring managers to review your resumes, improve your interviewing skills, etc.
  • Attend our Networking 101 workshop and learn networking skills
  • Continue networking with others
  • Get spiritual, emotional or social service help

Location: St. Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 South Rt. 59 in Plainfield

For more information, email EmploymentMinistry@smip.org or visit http://www.smip.org/ministries/employment

The Employment Ministry looks to help build confidence and accelerate your job search success.  They help job seekers succeed.  There is no cost to attend, pre-registration is not required, and everyone is welcome.  Bring copies of your handbill or resume to distribute.  Dress is casual.

smallsquareJN-1Plainfield Public Library cardholders have access to a resource called JobNow that features expert resume assistance, live interview preparation and career coaching. JobNow services include:

  • Live Interview Coaching: Job seekers get live interview practice from online job coaches
  • Premium Resume Lab: Online resume/cover letter assistance from trained writing experts
  • Job Resources: Users can draw from a carefully-selected library of interview tips, resume templates, career assessments and other valuable resources.

JobNow Coaches are available: Sunday through Saturday, 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM CST except holidays. Create a free account to keep track of your sessions. Plainfield Library cardholders may click here for access from home.

Questions? Stop by the Reference Desk, we’re happy to answer them!