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Workshops

May
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online or for more information call 718-661-1205.


May
22
10:30AM

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12:30PM

MS Word-Creating Marketing Materials

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to use MS Word to create and design marketing materials such as flyers, brochures and business cards! Basic computer skills are required. Register online or call 718-661-1205.


May
22
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


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May
23
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Excel: Data Entry and Tables

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Learn to organize your information in Excel! Participation in the Data Entry and Tables course will build skills for entering and reading information on different types of tables. Basic computer skills are required.


May
23
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

In these one-on-one practice sessions, you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. You must preregister for a one-on-one session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. For further information, call 718-990-8625.


May
23
4:00PM

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6:00PM

ESOL Job Search Training at Central Library

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

This program is geared towards high intermediate and advanced English language learners seeking to enter the job market. The curriculum is focused on helping students understand different types of marketable skills as well as develop vocabulary associated with these skills. Participants will exit the series with at least an outline of a resume or a complete resume.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards.


May
23
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Participants will learn the basic concepts of Microsoft Excel, such as what a spreadsheet is, basic Excel navigation, and basic data entry.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. For further information, call 718-990-8625.


May
24
10:30AM

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12:30PM

MS Excel-Creating Charts and Graphs

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Improve how you organize and present information. Creating Charts and Graphs helps participants to take their data entry and organization skills to the next level visually. Basic computer skills are required.


May
24
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards.


May
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up-and-coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking and improve your job search techniques at this workshop! For more information, call 718-990-8625 .


May
29
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Writing Resumes in MS Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills to make your resume stand out above the rest. Basic computer skills are required.


May
30
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Brush up on your public speaking skills with this PowerPoint workshop. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


May
30
5:00PM

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8:00PM

MS Excel Formulas & Functions

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Learn to edit and manipulate data in the Using Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data! Basic computer skills are required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Stay Well

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Special Services and New York City Department for the Aging-Health Promotion Unit present
Stay Well Program for New Yorkers 60 and older.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Jun
3
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Job searching can be an overwhelming process. Prepare yourself for success! This workshop teaches traditional and creative ways to find jobs, identify career-specific websites, and network.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
4
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 47 openings

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship. It helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them based on aptitude and interest, and generally charts a path to success. Preregister online or call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Jun
5
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Make your resume the best it can be. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger.


Jun
5
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

New to computers? Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class.


Jun
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

Learn the basic skills in Microsoft Word and gain hands-on experience creating documents, changing formats, and using key shortcuts.


Jun
6
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

In these one-on-one practice sessions, you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. You must preregister for a one-on-one session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
6
5:00PM

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8:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
10
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Make your resume the best it can be. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. For further information, call 718-990-8625.


Jun
10
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job… now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
11
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Basics of Business Planning

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 47 openings

Are you tired of being confused about how to write your business plan? Are you stuck trying to write it? In the Basics of Business Planning course, we will cover what a business plan is, why we need it, the basic structure of a business plan along with some of the various formats, and how/where you can research and start building you plan right away. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Jun
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger.


Jun
12
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more!


Jun
12
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn how to access and navigate the Internet. In this class, you will learn key terminology, use a web browser, and understand how to use searches and websites.


Jun
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Instagram

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Learn how to share and take photos, add filters and image adjustments, connect accounts, and respond to comments. Please bring your smartphone with the Instagram app already installed to class. Register online. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required.


Jun
13
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Participants will learn how to prepare information to make online applications easier; common online application sections; and how to get noticed and how to avoid rejection! For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
17
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Mistake-Free Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

The cover letters workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.


Jun
17
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after an interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
18
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Setting Up Your Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 46 openings

Make your business legal! Participants are guided through the organizational tasks needed to set up a business and begin operation. Learn about legal structures and all the information you need to register and operate legally in NYC.


Jun
19
9:30AM

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11:30AM

Mistake-Free Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

The cover letters workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.


Jun
19
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more!


Jun
19
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. It is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Jun
20
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Typing 101 (Open Lab)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Getting to know the keyboard can be challenging. Come to this open lab class to help you to learn how to type and navigate the keyboard. Basic computer skills are recommended. To register call 718-990-8625.


Jun
24
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online or for more information call 718-661-1205.


Jun
25
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Building Extraordinary Relationships

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This class is geared toward developing networking strategies in order to foster partnerships and build relationships that lead to motivation, connections, resources, and investment opportunities. Attain new skills in an accessible and low-pressure setting.


Jun
26
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Participants will learn the basic concepts of Microsoft Excel, such as what a spreadsheet is, basic Excel navigation, and basic data entry.


Jun
26
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Word

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the basic skills in Microsoft Word and gain hands-on experience creating documents, changing formats, and using key shortcuts.


Jun
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Excel: Creating Charts and Graphs

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to create charts and graphs in Microsoft Excel. To register call 718-990-8625.


Jul
5
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the basic skills in Microsoft Word and gain hands-on experience creating documents, changing formats, and using key shortcuts.


Jul
8
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Jul
12
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Word: Creating Marketing Materials

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to use MS Word to create and design marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, and business cards! Basic computer skills are required. To register, please call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jul
15
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Make your resume the best it can be. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. For further information, call 718-990-8625.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jul
19
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In the Intro to Excel class, participants will learn the basic concepts of Microsoft Excel, such as what a spreadsheet is, Excel navigation, and data entry.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jul
22
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

The cover letters workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.


Jul
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Excel: Data Entry and Tables

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn to organize your information in Excel! Participants in the Data Entry and Tables course will build skills for entering and reading information on different types of tables. Basic computer skills are required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jul
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards.


Aug
5
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Aug
7
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Word: Using Tables & Styling

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Use MS Word to format your documents. This session on using tables and styling will help you to organize and make your Word files stand out! Topics include creating tables of contents, charts, and using styling templates. Basic computer skills are required.


Aug
9
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Excel: Data Entry and Tables

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn to organize your information in Excel! Participants in the Data Entry and Tables course will build skills for entering and reading information on different types of tables. Basic computer skills are required.


Aug
12
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Make your resume the best it can be. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger.


Aug
14
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Word: Creating Marketing Materials

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to use MS Word to create and design marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, and business cards! Basic computer skills are required.


Aug
16
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Excel: Creating Charts and Graphs

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Improve how you organize and present information. Creating Charts and Graphs helps participants to take their data entry and organization skills to the next level visually. Basic computer skills are required.


Aug
19
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

The cover letters workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.


Aug
21
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Word: Designing Templates

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to create a template in MS Word. This class will focus on bringing out your creativity while learning new design features. Basic computer skills are required.


Aug
23
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Excel: Using Formulas & Functions

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn to edit and manipulate data in the Using Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data! Basic computer skills are required.


Aug
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards.


Aug
28
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Writing Resumes in MS Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills to make your resume stand out above the rest. Basic computer skills are required.


Aug
30
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint. Topics covered will include creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show.