Learn more features of this popular spreadsheet program to help you organize your life or gain a new job skill. Skills prerequisite: must be familiar with basic Excel functions.
Learn to use the Internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include features of major job searching sites as well as formatting choices and tools for resumes.
To attend: must be familiar with basic Internet Explorer functions and have a valid email address.
Learn cutting-edge strategies for getting a job today. Presenter: Mohammed Faheem of Business and Career Services, operator of the Illinois workNet Center in Northern Cook County.
Looking for a job has changed dramatically over the past few years; however, many still follow the rules of yesterday. Find out how best to modernize your search in a way that works best with your own personal style. Presenter: Richard Williams, Career Services, Triton College. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.
Move beyond Word 2007 basics in this intermediate-level class. If you have mastered basic computer skills and want to learn to create a table or merge letters or lists, we will get you comfortable with this mighty word-processing program.
Tortured but brilliant, Oscar-winner Charles Laughton (1899-1962) was one of the most recognizable and talented actors of his time. Since his portly figure and decidedly unhandsome face meant that leading-man roles were not open to him, Laughton carved a career out of playing a variety of monsters and misfits in films like "The Private Life of Henry VIII" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."
Free business counseling/mentoring for start-ups, existing small businesses, and budding entrepreneurs provided by business professionals from SCORE, a nonprofit association and resource partner of the Small Business Administration. The private, hourlong counseling sessions are held by appointment only on the second Tuesday of every month in Third Floor Group Study Rooms C and D at 9:30am, 10:30 am, and 11:30 am. Appointments can be made online at www.scorechicago.org (Choose Oak Park Public Library from the drop-down list of locations) or by phone at 312.353.7724.
Learn to set up your account and connect with other professionals in your industry. To attend: must have an email account.
Move beyond Word 2007 basics in this intermediate-level class. If you have mastered basic computer skills and want to learn to create a table, merge letters or lists, we will get you comfortable on this mighty word processing program.
Learn the importance of first impressions, and how to present yourself to potential employers. We will review tips and techniques to help you prepare for job interviews. Presenter: Presenter: David Preciado, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.