Career Program Ideas

Looking for career programs to help your patrons in their job search? Here is a list of programs that have been presented at Suffolk County Libraries:

A New Career or Job After 45
Discover Your Passions

Stan Broitman
RETIREMENTNET@OPTONLINE.NET
(631) 427-4697

CareerVision
Karen McKenna, Career Counselor
kmcareervision@gmail.com
516-680-6201
Resumes & Cover Letters, Job Search & Career Change Guidance, Coaching on Networking & Interviewing

Dress for Success
Kathryn Hunt
CONTACT@IKATGEAR.COM
(631) 261-3693


GRASP Home Study Assessment & Orientation (GED)
Nadine Singer, Western Suffolk BOCES
631-667-6000
For adults 21 years and older preparing for the GED. No fee.



Interviewing Skills
MaryAnn Verdolino
(631) 421-1031

One Stop Employment Center
Santos Abrilz
The Suffolk County Department of Labor's One Stop Employment Center
(631) 853 – 6763

Long Island Cares
A job training specialist will come to your library and share job search techniques, interview etiquette, and tips on how to write resumes and cover letters. One-on-one counseling can also be done in the Hauppauge office. No charge to libraries.
http://www.licares.org/
10 DAVIDS DRIVE
HAUPPAUGE, NY 11788
(631) 581-3663 EXT 119

Police Officer : Is it for me?
Community Outreach Liaison
Discusses the process of becoming a police officer.
30 YAPHANK AVE.
YAPHANK, NY 11980
(631) 852-6219

Reinvent Yourself
Paula Klee Parish
Performance Solutions, Inc.
http://www.performancesolutions.biz/
http://www.paulakleeprish.com/
(631) 265-3567

SCORE (SENIOR CORE OF RETIRED EXECUTIVES)
Melville Office, Small Business Administration
Partnered with the SBA, SCORE provides free advice by retired business professionals. They offer one-on-one business advice and e-mail counseling, as well as free workshops at libraries. Workshops include: Starting Your Own Business, Writing a Business Plan, and Marketing Your Business.
http://www.scorelongisland.org/
35 PINELAWN ROAD, RM. 207WEST
MELVILLE, NY 11747
(631) 454-0771

Seven Steps to Employment Success
Michael Coritsidis
(516) 965-9594

Sharper Training
(631) 422-4991
Offers various basic computer classes. In addition, they conduct a two part program entitled "Online Job Search and Resume Writing." The program includes resume writing using Microsoft Word, Sending Resumes via E-mail, and Online Job Searching. The first class is a lecture/demo and the second class is hands-on. They also offer another program titled "Social Networking for the Job Seeker."


Stony Brook University & Hospital
Speakers will give a talk at your library on how to apply for a job and what jobs are available at the university and hospital.

Chris Cantone-Stadier, Assistant Manager of State Appointment
(631) 632-6174
Jenn Rossler, Human Resources
(631) 632-1758

Winning Resumes and Resume Drop-in Clinic
Ms. King also offers many different programs and will tailor programs to your specific needs.
Margaret King
MMKING@OPTONLINE.NET
(631) 804-2171

Working a Job Fair
Ms. McCleave
(516) 241-7309