Job Club – Wednesday, June 21, Noon – 1:30

501690121Topic: Networking for Introverts, Extroverts & In-Between-Verts  with speaker Abby Kohut, Staffing Symphony, LLC

Do you walk away from networking meetings feeling you could have been more successful? In today’s world, networking is a powerful personal and professional tool. Get comfortable with networking during this interactive presentation.

The Library’s Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers.  Network, share and learn from guest speakers in a friendly and helpful atmosphere.

Bring your lunch, dessert is on us.  Registration requested.  Connect with the Library at 815.327.2515 or online.

Article: “Take Back Hours With These 5 Handy Automation Tools”

1 man smiling sitting on floor with computerJob searching takes time, a lot of time.  Sometimes it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day.  Learn how you can take advantage of some great tools to streamline your day! From organizing small tasks, streamlining your social queue and more! Read full article here.

Article – “6 Reasons It’s Never Too Late for a Career Change”

question mark manThinking about a career change?  But not sure if it’s “too late”?  Read why it’s never too late for a career change.  A lot of the skills you’ve developed over the course of your career are transferable.  If you’re ready for a change, who’s to say that companies aren’t either.  Read full article here and read all six motivating reasons why it’s never too late!

Need to Improve Your Tech Skills?

1 computer writing workspaceDon’t forget that the library offers a variety of tech classes every month!  From Excel to PowerPoint, Google Drive and more!  Staying current with technology is vital and important, and could be a key to making yourself more marketable during a job search!

Article – “Five Job-Search Tactics That Work — And Five That Don’t”

two-business-people-with-a-laptop-holding-a-laptopThere are a lot of job search tactics out there.  Some people swear by some tactics, others by other tactics.  At the end of the day, you should use what works best for you, what’s getting you results.  Liz Ryan, a contributor at Forbes lists out five of the best job search tactics that she has found to work!

  1. Networking
  2. Consulting
  3. The Direct Approach
  4. Recruiters
  5. Temp-to-Perm

Read full article here.