NEJETAA will be hosting a Career Workshop on Nov. 14 but we would like to share some of the great career related events the Boston Public Library is hosting. First is a career services open house on Sept. 29 followed by several free training sessions each week in October.
Hope these resources are useful! Your NEJETAA Board
The Boston Public Library will host a career services open house at the Central Library in Copley Square on Saturday, September 29, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The open house is for job seekers, those considering a change in career, and anyone interested in learning about free, career-related resources available through the Boston Public Library (BPL). The Central Library in Copley Square is located at 700 Boylston Street.
On September 29, visitors to the BPL’s Kirstein Business Library, located on the concourse level of the Central Library, can attend hourly demonstrations of job-seeker tools including the online resource “Career Transitions,” created by Gale/Cengage Learning and available to all Boston Public Library card holders. The schedule of demonstrations in the Kirstein Business Library on Saturday, September 29, is as follows:
11 a.m. – Job Searching Using Career Transitions 12 p.m. – Create Your Resume Using Career Transitions 1 p.m. – Interviewing Well 2 p.m. – Creating a LinkedIn Account 3 p.m. – Job Searching Using Career Transitions
In addition to the hourly demonstrations on September 29, Merri Lavine of Artful Resume Service will be on hand 12 – 3 p.m. in order to review resumes with individuals. Ms. Lavine will schedule 20-minute resume critiques on a first-come, first-served basis.
About the BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Boston Public Library has a Central Library, twenty-five branches, a literacy center, map center, business library, neighborhood-based services in the Tierney Learning Center, and a website filled with digital content and services. Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library has pioneered public library service in America. It was the first publicly supported municipal library in America, the first public library to lend books, the first to have a branch library, and the first to have a children’s room. Each year, the Boston Public Library hosts thousands of programs and serves millions of people. All of its programs and exhibitions are free and open to the public. At the Boston Public Library, books are just the beginning.