Calling all local job seekers! Union Public Library (UPL) invites you to attend Career Kickstart, a series of informative events to help you expand your professional development skills.

Throughout October, UPL will host several lectures on topics of interest to job seekers. Below is the upcoming schedule of events held at Union Public Library:

Path to Employment-Starting Your Job Search

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Presented by Deb Warner

This class will introduce you to the New Jersey Career Connections website and the Path to Employment model: Plan, Prepare, and Succeed. Come discuss the phases of job loss, its emotional impact and how to move forward. Learn about the key factors to creating effective career goals and different methods to finding employment. No registration required.

10/10/18, 3pm-4:30pm, MN Activities Room

Path to Employment-Starting Your Job Search

Presented by Deb Warner

This class will introduce you to the New Jersey Career Connections website and the Path to Employment model: Plan, Prepare, and Succeed. Come discuss the phases of job loss, its emotional impact and how to move forward. Learn about the key factors to creating effective career goals and different methods to finding employment. No registration required.

10/10/18, 3pm-4:30pm, MN Activities Room

New Start Career Network Information Session

Presented by Maria Heidkamp (Rutgers University New Start Career Network)

Learn how New Start Career Network (NSCN) can help strengthen and support your job search through a suite of online resources, through connections to resources of our network of partners, and through access to NSCN’s volunteer career coaches. Registration required; please contact the Adult Services department at the main library to sign up. For more information on New Start Career Network, visit newstartcareernetwork.org.

10/15/18, 10:30am-12pm, MN Activities Room

Mastering the Art of Networking

Presented by Deb Warner

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can be important tools in your job search. Finding the right job or career can be all about WHO you know rather than WHAT you know. Join us as we highlight why networking is so important in today’s job environment. No registration required.

10/24/18, 3pm-4:30pm, MN Activities Room

Career Resources Online

Presented by John Daquino

Join us for this instructional class where Union Public Library staff will go over helpful free career services resources online and some of the library’s related digital resources. Whether you are looking for employment, need to prepare for an upcoming interview, or learn a new skill in order to take your career to the next level, you will not want to miss this talk! Registration required; please contact the Adult Services department at the main library to sign up.

10/25/18, 7:30pm-8:30pm, MN Activities Room

All programs are free and open to the public and elevator access is available. The Union Public Library is located at 1980 Morris Ave. Union.   For more information, please contact the Main Library at (908) 851-5450 or visit our website at www.uplnj.org.