Job Readiness

joan sherman

Job Search workshop

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00 am

On October 26, 2017, at 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, the Chevy Chase Branch Library will host a free workshop entitled “Motivation & Momentum: Practical Ideas to ‘Pick Yourself Up’ & Launch An Effective Job-Search Campaign.”  Joan Sherman, Job-Search and Networking Coach at Networkshops.net will present the 90-minute talk on searching for a job.  The workshop will take place in the 2nd floor Meeting Room of the Chevy Chase Branch Library.  There will be 30 minutes of time allotted for questions after the presentation.  Please pre-register to attend this session.
joan sherman

Job Search workshop

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 10:00 am

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 10:00 AM-11:30 AM, the Chevy Chase Branch Library will host a free workshop entitled “Questioning & Active Listening Skills: Networking Techniques & Establishing Credibility in Your Job-Search.”  Joan Sherman, Job-Search and Networking Coach at Networkshops.net, will present the 90-minute talk on searching for a job. The workshop will take place in the 2nd floor Meeting Room of the Chevy Chase Branch Library.  There will be 30 minutes of time allotted for questions after the presentation.

Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 6:30 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why.Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.
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An Introduction to Database Research

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6:00 pm

Learn about the library’s online collection of electronic resources. This program is for adults.    

Resume Writing & Job Help Clinic

Friday, September 22, 2017, 12:00 pm

Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Do you need help in developing an effective resume? Then please attend our 2-hour Resume Writing and Job Help Clinic, where you will receive individual assistance in  accomplishing the job-seeking tasks that support a successful job search.Facilitators: T. Safronova & M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102The Resume Writing & Job Help Clinic services include individual assistance with ~
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Job Seekers Drop-In & Legal Clinic, Featuring the NorthStar Digital Library Assessment Practice Session

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 1:00 pm

Are you a job seeker in need of assistance with your job search process?  Do you possess the basic digital literacy skills that are required in the workplace?  Do you need legal assistance with barriers to employment that you are experiencing?  Then please attend the 3-hour Job Seekers Drop-In & Legal Clinic, which also includes the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment practice session.
Social Media Protection

Social Network Safety & Security

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:15 pm

In this one hour and 15 minute class, you will learn how information about you gets onto the Internet and the practical steps you can take for greater online privacy.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: Curtis P.Library Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
WordPress

Introduction to WordPress

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:00 pm

In this 1.5 hour class, you will learn one of the most popular tools used to create websites today.  It is estimated that more than 25% of websites on the Internet today use this free software.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please arrive a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: L. AtwaterLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Website Construction

Build a Website 1-2-3

In this 1.5 hour class, you will learn how to build a website by engaging three critical considerations:  choosing your domain name, choosing a web host, and choosing from among various methods for creating the content of your web page.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Instructor: L. Atwater Computer Lab, Room 311
HTML 5

HTML 5

In this 2-hour class, you will learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please arrive a half-hour early to sign-in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: S. DodgeLibrary Express 1990 K Street, NW Computer Lab - Room 102

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