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Professional Headshots

UPDATE: Program has been extended one hour and will now be from 2-:30 - 4:30 p.m. If you need a professional-looking profile picture come to this event...

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Toastmasters International

THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT BE HELD ON 07/03. PROGRAM WILL RESUME AS NORMAL ON 07/11. What is Toastmasters? Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational...

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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Small Business Forum

Come join Aspira, Adaptable Security, & Asian Inc. for presentations and 1:1 networking to learn business networking techniques,...

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Creating A Strong Resume

Drop-in to this workshop and receive help with creating a high-quality résumé, A Career Librarian will show you how to revise your resume to highlight your...

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Resume and Job Search Help

If you're looking to improve your Resume, or if you need help improving your Job Search skills we can help! Our volunteer will coach you on how to write a...

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Area

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Learn LinkedIn

Attendees will learn how recruiters use LinkedIn and how best to appeal to them by crafting a compelling headline, professional summary, work experience, and...

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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CalSavers: Leveling the Playing Field for Silicon Valley Small...

Please join Small Business Majority at the San Jose Public Library for an interactive presentation on CalSavers, California's new individual retirement...

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Toastmasters International

THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT BE HELD ON 07/03. PROGRAM WILL RESUME AS NORMAL ON 07/11. What is Toastmasters? Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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Who Are Your Clients? Define Your Target Market!

Who are your clients? Everyone? Actually, taking the time to analyze who is most likely to buy your product or service is a critical step for every business....

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Creating A Strong Resume

Drop-in to this workshop and receive help with creating a high-quality résumé, A Career Librarian will show you how to revise your resume to highlight your...

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Drop-In Resume Review

Drop-in and have your resume reviewed so that you land that next big interview. Bring a printed copy of your resume and the job description you are applying...

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Employee To Entrepreneur: Is Business Ownership Right for You?

Many people dream of being their own boss, but don’t know where to start. Running your own business can be the next step in your career or provide an...

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Professionals in Job Transition - Job Search/Networking Special...

Are you a Silicon Valley professional in the  Semiconductor industry and/or Manufacturing/Operations fields? Are you looking for a new job or hoping to...

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bascom Branch Library

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Resume and Job Search Help

If you're looking to improve your Resume, or if you need help improving your Job Search skills we can help! Our volunteer will coach you on how to write a...

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Area

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Design & Marketing Advice

Come get one-on-one advice and help from an individual with over 25 years of design experience to help brand and shape your business’s image. Advice ranges...

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Take The "Work" Out of Networking

We know networking can help you develop contacts who can offer both personal & professional support! What you may not know -initially early on in the...

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Trademark Tuesday

Learn how to register a trademark during an interactive question and answer session with experts from the Trademark Assistance Center (TAC). During this...

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
26 S. Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95113

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Mock Interview

Come practice your interview skills in a one-on-one mock interview with an HR representative who has 5+ years of experience in recruiting and interviewing....

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Toastmasters International

THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT BE HELD ON 07/03. PROGRAM WILL RESUME AS NORMAL ON 07/11. What is Toastmasters? Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational...

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library

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Get Ahead With Community College

Learn about what today's Community College can do for you. Achieve career certification and enjoy free non-credit career and college prep classes. Services...

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Creating A Strong Resume

Drop-in to this workshop and receive help with creating a high-quality résumé, A Career Librarian will show you how to revise your resume to highlight your...

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Drop-In Resume Review

Drop-in and have your resume reviewed so that you land that next big interview. Bring a printed copy of your resume and the job description you are applying...

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

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Resume and Job Search Assistance

Volunteer offers job search, resume, and mock interview support by appointment. Reserve appointment time under "Class Signups" on SharePoint

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, FLC

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Resume and Job Interview Assistance

Are you looking for a new job? Would you like to get feedback on your current resume or get help designing a new one? Would you like to get tips on...

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Group Study Room B

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Resume and Job Search Help

If you're looking to improve your Resume, or if you need help improving your Job Search skills we can help! Our volunteer will coach you on how to write a...

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library, FLC Area