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June 2018
Wednesday
June 13
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Careermageddon:
    Cracking the 21st Century Career Code


Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT 06037
(Open to the public)

Most people today need one thing more than anything else to survive. A job. Yet world events are conspiring to make good, well-paying jobs scarcer and harder to retain. But no-one bothered to tell people about these new threats to their careers. Or what to do about them. Until now. If you have a job today, you need a plan for when you no longer have it. If you are looking for a job today, this book will show you how to get it, and more importantly how to sustain a career which isn’t at the mercy of an uncertain economic outlook. Books available for purchase.
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library Website  
May 2018
Wednesday
May 9
8:00 – 11:00 AM
Technology in the Hiring Process
    2018 and beyond
Jewish Employment Transition Services (JETS)
“Schmoozers”
Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
(Open to the public)
Registration encouraged.

Content will include:
  • Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Updates
  • Mobile Apps
  • Social Hiring
  • Text Recruiting
  • Video Screenings
  • Data-driven Recruiting
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Hiring
 
Wednesday
May 16
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Careermageddon:
    Cracking the 21st Century Career Code


Lucy Robbins Welles Library
Community Room
95 Cedar Street
Newington, CT 06111
(Open to the public)

Most people today need one thing more than anything else to survive. A job. Yet world events are conspiring to make good, well-paying jobs scarcer and harder to retain. But no-one bothered to tell people about these new threats to their careers. Or what to do about them. Until now. If you have a job today, you need a plan for when you no longer have it. If you are looking for a job today, this book will show you how to get it, and more importantly how to sustain a career which isn’t at the mercy of an uncertain economic outlook. Books available for purchase.
Registration requested.  
February 2018
Wednesday
February 28
8:00 – 11 AM
Job Contract Negotiations Job-offer Negotiations Jewish Employment Transition Services (JETS)
Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
(Open to the public) Content will include:
  • An overview of best practices
  • Recent changes and what to expect from HR
  • Blunders that could rescind your job offer
  • What to ask and how to respond (to the salary question)
  • How to prepare and manage the process
 
December 2017
December 6 (Wed) 6:30 – 8 PM How to Win in the Gig Economy How to navigate working in a “gig economy”The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road Westport, CT 06880 westportlibrary.org (Open to the public) Content will include:
  • How does the gig economy impact individuals who work in it?
  • What are the trends behind this development?
  • How does globalization, a mobile workforce and digitization contribute to these trends?
  • How do you balance the financial challenges with the gig economy’s flexibility?