Adult Services

On the Job Front: Elmhurst College Offers Free Career Workshop – Extreme Make-Over

Posted September 2, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

 

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Elmhurst College  is offering a career workshop on Saturday, September 6, 2014: Extreme Make-Over: Re-Assess and Re-Prioritize Your Path. This workshop is FREE and open to the general public (a light meal will be provided).  You may attend in person or online stream  (link provided upon registration).  The presenter is John Newton, a Human Resources and Learning Development professional who is the Founder of John Newton and Associates.

When

Saturday, September 6, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Where

Elmhurst College
Circle Hall
Room 131

To register: contact Trudy Sulita at trudys@elmhurst.edu or 630.617.3492

 

September is National Literacy Awareness Month

Posted September 2, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page

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Please join us in celebrating National Literacy Awareness Month by learning more about adult literacy needs in DuPage County and how you can help change someone’s future.  Click here for a schedule of orientation or training classes.  Call Literacy DuPage at 630.416.6699 or check out www.literacydupage.org for more information.

Small Business: SCORE Workshop: Creating Your Business Plan

Posted August 29, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

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This is a six session series that meets on Fridays, September 19, 26, October 3, 10,17, and 24.

When
Fridays
Sept. 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2014
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT

Where

Illinois Institute of Technology – Rice Campus
201 East Loop Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

This workshop is targeted at two types of SCORE clients: 

  • In-Business Clients – Review where you are and update areas that need to be improved or changed to grow your business profitably.
  • Startups – Develop your business plan from A to Z under the tutelage of SCORE experts.

Participants will develop and review all the key sections of a business plan tailored to their business needs. Homework is required. All attendees will be provided with individualized support by SCORE mentors before, during and after class.  We will help you walk out with an action plan to move your business forward, and we will be there to work with you after the workshop is completed.

There is a $75 fee – Credit Card or PayPal.

To register, click here

 

 

 

 

On the Job Front: Resume Review & Interviewing Stratetgies Workshop

Posted August 22, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

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When

Wednesdays (choose one session)
September 3, October 1, November 5
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 Where

The Villa Park Public Library
(Conference Room)
305 South Ardmore Avenue
Villa Park, Illinois 60181

Learn how to create a powerful resume and develop effective interviewing skills in this insightful workshop. Arrange an appointment with the presenter for the following Saturday for a one-on-one review of your resume.

To register, call 630.834.1164

New Display: Tarot Cards

Posted August 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

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If you have ever been curious to find out more about Tarot cards and how to use them, now is your chance! You can stop in and take a look at our new display and view it on Pinterest where you will find titles, including:

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