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May 2018

Interviewing at 50+: The Right Answers to the Wrong Questions

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Learn how to diminish age concerns and handle questions such as salary requirements in the interview process.  Presenter:  Dr. Rita Carey.  Registration begins May 3rd.

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June 2018

Remedy Your Resume

June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Avon Commons, 597 Collins Street
Avon, NY 14414 United States
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Resume writing and improvement tips Interviewing tips Talk with Remedy recruiters about job openings Hear from local company representatives about their needs Light refreshments will be servedRemedy Your Resume Flyer

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Marketing Plan: Your Best Guide for Job Search

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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The creation of a marketing plan provides focus for your job search.  This workshop will take you on a guided tour of how to create a target list of companies using LinkedIn and other online tools.  Presenter:  Annie Walker, RochesterWorks!  Registration begins May 7th.

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I’ve Got the T-shirt

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Craft your SCAR (Situation, Challenge, Action, Result) stories to help relate your skills and experience in the interview process.  Presenter:  Annie Walker, RochesterWorks!  Registration begins May 14th.

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Build An Effective Online Presence

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Central Library Rochester, 115 South Avenue
Rochester, NY United States
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This free SCORE/Thryv seminar, Build an Effective Online Presence: Online Listings, Social Media, and Beyond, offers entrepreneurs best practices for using online marketing tools. We will cover: Your online footprint Customer relationship management Social media marketing And more!

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July 2018

It’s all about the language

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Do you struggle with effectively communicating when dealing with job search situations?  Do you freeze up when in an interview, negotiating a job offer, networking with a colleague?  Are there times when you feel you could have communicated differently to achieve a better result? Bring your scenarios and questions and we’ll have some situations written out as we explore using the art of language to help us achieve our goals and communicate in a manner that provides us with a…

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Does Your Job Search Need A Tune-up?

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Are you getting tired and discouraged with your job search?  Discover ways to improve and energize your search.  Presenter:  Dr. Rita Carey.  Registration begins June 22nd. Registration is required for all programs.  Register in person, by phone at 223-9091 or by using the online calendar at www.fairportlibrary.org

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SELF ESTEEM- CELEBRATE YOUR WORTH

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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We have the ability within ourselves to achieve high esteem and personal effectiveness if only we take the initiative to pursue it. In this workshop you will learn: The concepts around self-esteem How to effectively use tools to help you discover the unique abilities within yourself Reservations are required due to limited seating.  To register for workshops, contact the Library at 223-9091 Download a flyer

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August 2018

Right Your Resume

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Write a resume that will get you noticed!  Learn when and why to use different types of resumes and how to demonstrate your skills and accomplishments to an employer.  Presenter:  Annie Walker, RochesterWorks! Registration begins July 9th. Registration is required for all programs.  Register in person, by phone at 223-9091 or by using the online calendar at www.fairportlibrary.org

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Resume Review

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairport Public Library, 1 Fairport Village Landing
Fairport,, NY 14450 United States
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Bring you resume and learn to critique your work.  Have your resume evaluated by others.  Participants must bring 11 copies of their resume.  Registration is limited to 10 participants.  Presenter:  Annie Walker, RochesterWorks!   Registration begins July 23rd. Registration is required for all programs.  Register in person, by phone at 223-9091 or by using the online calendar at www.fairportlibrary.org

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