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Networking: Putting Yourself in a Winning Position

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Miami Township
Opportunity Space
Some of the most exciting job opportunities can only be found by meeting and talking to other people.  This workshop is designed to help participants learn where to find networking opportunities, how to effectively maintain a meaningful conversation, and provide the opportunity to practice effective networking techniques.  Conducted by the Workplace Image Institute of Clothes That Work. 
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Behaviors Beyond the Handbook

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
The way you act at work can have a profound impact on your professional image.  Certain behaviors will help you advance at work, while others can keep you from getting raises and new opportunities.  This workshop helps participants learn how to best function as part of a team, how to avoid conflict at work, and how to gain respect from both coworkers and managers.  Conducted by the Workplace Image Institute of Clothes That Work.  
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Insights for Non-Profit Leaders

7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Main Library
Community Room 2A. 2nd Floor
Dayton Metro Library, Dayton SCORE and the Dayton Chamber of Commerce will host a nonprofit resource fair and networking event that will feature resources for non-profits and opportunities for non-profit leaders to connect and learn from each other. This event will be held in the Community Room at the Main Library from 7:30–10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 27.
 
Registration and breakfast will be held from 7:30-8, experts and resources partners will share their presentations from 8-10 a.m. and networking will round out the event from 10-10:30 a.m. This event is free, but registration is required. Registration and complete information is available through the Events Calendar on the Dayton Chamber website at www.daytonchamber.org.

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Social Media: Your Frenemy?

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Miami Township
Community Room
Do you know how your profile looks to a potential employer?  Your online presence can impact your professional image both negatively and positively.  This workshop is designed to help participants learn how to use social media to enhance their professional image, how to avoid the mistake zones, and how to use social media for job seeking and advancement. Conducted by the Workplace Image Institute of Clothes That Work. 
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Communication: Your Power Tool

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Miami Township
Opportunity Space
Sending the wrong message can damage your credibility, whether you intended to do so or not.  This workshop helps participants learn how to craft and send the right message in the workplace, create awareness of nonverbal communications and their impact, and provide advice on sounding professional whether it be through face to face communication, phone calls, written documents, social media, or text messages.  Conducted by the Workplace Image Institute of Clothes That Work.  
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Is Business Ownership For You?

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Miamisburg
Community Room

In this informative presentation, franchise consultant and business expert Bill Powell of FranNet will answer attendees’ initial questions on business and franchising basics. Highlights include:

·        Why consider business ownership? Advantages and disadvantages

·         Determining your ideal business model: Build, buy or franchise

·         Economic overview and business trends

·         Much more than food: Myths of franchise ownership

·         Funding options and building equity as an exit strategy

·         How the SBDC, SBA and SCORE can help

Advance registration is required. Register by calling 937-496-8631 or register at Dayton.score.org.

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Your Career Plan: Choice Not Chance, Session 1

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Understand the four barriers (time, uncertainty, inertia and skills gap) to moving your career forward;  This session gets you thinking about what might be holding you back and building specific plans to overcome what is holding you back.
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Job Seekers- Surviving and Thriving in a "Gig" Economy

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Miami Township
Community Room

Job Seekers often encounter employment opportunities that are short term or temporary, but it can be very hard pursue those opportunities if full-time work is just around the corner. Teresa Wilkerson of Staffmark will discuss the pros and cons of working with staffing agencies and accepting “temp to hire” and contract employment.

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Bank On It; Money Matters!

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Miami Township
Opportunity Space
Your financial health can impact your ability to gain a job, especially if the position involves being around large sums of money or valuable items.  Knowing how to properly manage your finances can have a positive impact on your overall professional image. This workshop is designed to help participants learn how to manage a budget, maintain good credit, and understand a bank statement.  Presented by PNC in partnership with the Workplace Image Institute of Clothes That Work.
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SCORE Small Business Counseling

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library
Launch Point Blue, 2nd Floor
The Dayton Chapter of SCORE, a national network of experienced entrepreneurs and corporate managers, offer free one-on-one counseling sessions. These are for anyone who is considering starting their own business or needs assistance with an existing business. Call 937-496-8631 to schedule an appointment with a SCORE counselor.
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Your Career Plan: Choice, Not Chance, Session 2

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Build self-awareness of your assets (skills, experiences,etc.), what drives you and what you are passionate about. This session gets you thinking more about what is really important and meaningful to you. 
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Job Seekers Open Lab- Library and online resources

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab

Get a competitive edge before an interview by researching the company using library resources. Find company profiles online. Learn about hiring trends and how to answer tricky interview questions with free online resources. 

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Registration begins 9/20/2018 at 6:00 AM

Business Networking Lunch & Learn

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Miami Township
Community Room
Every employer with more than 1 or 2 employees will eventually encounter challenges over work ethic, how work time is spent, and expectations of staff vs the boss. Some of these challenges relate to age and perspective. Younger employees just view the world a little differently than their more experienced counterparts. If this is describers a company environment you know, please join us for this lunch and learn session. Judy Budi of Bethany Village/ Graceworks will speak on "Generational Differences in the Workplace." This is also a great opportunity to connect with colleagues in southern Montgomery County.
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Resume Creation and Job Applications

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room
Learn different ways to create a basic resume using Word templates and WinWay Resume, and how to save it to a flashdrive or email. Using our online Databases you will learn job searching and the basics of applying to a job electronically and uploading your resume. 
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Your Career Plan: Choice, Not Chance, Session 3

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Design your personal career map and what problem you want to solve/need you want to meet. The goal of this session is for you to begin to put together your career map - where you are today, where you want to get to and the path you want to take to get you there.
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Career Path & Learning Expo

3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
If you are entering or re-entering the workforce, looking for job training, or interested in learning more about education options and financial aid – this Expo is perfect for you! Participating organizations and presenters include:

Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
Dayton Development Coalition
Dayton Metro Library
Goodwill Easter Seals of the Miami Valley
Indiana Wesleyan
Miami Valley Career Technology Center Adult Education
New Horizons Learning Center
Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education

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On the Job: Career Conversations

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
Community Room 2A. 2nd Floor
Join us to learn about a variety of career paths directly from local residents who have found success in these fields. Attendees will gather in small conversational groups to discuss the necessary background and preparation to pursue fulfilling employment.
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SCORE Small Business Counseling

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library
Launch Point Blue, 2nd Floor
The Dayton Chapter of SCORE, a national network of experienced entrepreneurs and corporate managers, offer free one-on-one counseling sessions. These are for anyone who is considering starting their own business or needs assistance with an existing business. Call 937-496-8631 to schedule an appointment with a SCORE counselor.
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Market Research That Won't Break the Bank

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library
Knowing as much as possible about the customers and market your business serves is critical to your small business success! Join Dayton Metro Library’s Business Services Librarian who will demonstrate how you can use free library resources to: Identify potential customers; Find information on consumer demographics; Access reliable information on market size and critical trends; Identify and research your competition; Analyze potential business locations. This event is sponsored by the SBDC at The Entrepreneurs Center and will be held at 714 East Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45402. You must call 937-281-0118 to register.
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Job Seekers- Does research really matter? How much is enough?

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Miami Township
Community Room

Job seekers should research a potential employer before applying and/ or interviewing. But how much research is enough? What is the most important information and where is it found? The Job Seekers team will highlight library resources, and other methods such as human intel, you should check out before you apply or interview.

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Job Seekers Open Lab- Creating a Professional LinkedIn profile

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest
Technology Lab

LinkedIn is a great professional networking tool for job seekers. Take advantage of this open lab to create or update a LinkedIn profile that showcases skills and experience and highlights interest in new opportunities. Library volunteers and staff will be on hand to help.

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Registration begins 10/1/2018 at 8:00 AM

Resume Creation and Job Applications

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Miamisburg
Conference Room
Learn different ways to create a basic resume using Word templates and WinWay Resume, and how to save it to a flashdrive or email. Using our online Databases you will learn job searching and the basics of applying to a job electronically and uploading your resume. 
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What's Funny?

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Trotwood
Community Room
Write jokes, act out a comedy skit, and learn about the world of comedy.
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Job Seekers- The holiday season is a great time to job search!

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Miami Township
Community Room

The holiday season often includes lots of social events which include people we don’t see very often. That’s why it is a perfect time to share a strong elevator pitch and spread the word that you’re looking for new opportunities. Ann Riegle-Crichton, Business Services Librarian, will shares tips and tricks for creating a WOW elevator pitch. She’ll also share techniques for meeting and greeting the right people who can help you move forward as the year draws to a close.

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SCORE Small Business Counseling

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library
Launch Point Blue, 2nd Floor
The Dayton Chapter of SCORE, a national network of experienced entrepreneurs and corporate managers, offer free one-on-one counseling sessions. These are for anyone who is considering starting their own business or needs assistance with an existing business. Call 937-496-8631 to schedule an appointment with a SCORE counselor.
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