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Workshops

Jun
17
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
17
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Mistake-Free Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 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


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Jun
18
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Setting Up Your Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 40 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: 14 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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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


Jun
20
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Typing 101 (Open Lab)

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

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11:30AM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

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: Online or by phone
Availability: 47 openings

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: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

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

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7:30PM

Introduction to Word

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

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: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

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