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  • The power of negative thinking : an unconventional approach to achieving positive results
  • Contagious : why things catch on
  • The great deformation the corruption of capitalism in America
  • Who owns the future?
  • The buy side : a Wall Street trader's tale of spectacular excess
  • Die empty : unleash your best work every day
  • Compelling people : the hidden qualities that make us influential
  • Blockbusters: Hit-Making, Risk-Taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment

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Workshop: What Small Businesses Must Know About the Affordable Care Act

October 29, 2013 - The Barrington Area Library will host "What Small Business Must Know About the Affordable Care Act" workshop together with the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and SCORE Chicago on November 18, 2013. This workshop will take place at 7 pm at the Barrington Village Hall (200 S. Hough Street, Barrington, IL 60010). Parking is available in the lot on the west side of the Village Hall.

Please click here to attend this free session. Space is limited!

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Master Internet Marketing with Norbert Barszczewski

October 10, 2013 - For those who were unable to attend the internet marketing workshop on September 25, here is a recording of the presentation:

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ReferenceUSA workshop

Free training workshop. Learn how to target companies, customers and employers using ReferenceUSA, one of our most popular and powerful online services. Official trainer Bob Zielinski leads this valuable session that will help you grow your business or reach your career goals. Register.
Thursday, October 24, 7 PM
Barrington Hills Village Hall, 112 Algonquin Road, Barrington Hills.

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Harper College's WorkNet Center Workshops

October 2, 2013 - From the Arlington Heights WorkNet Center:

Workforce & Economic Development has a variety of workshops available for the month of October! Download a flyer with all the necessary workshop, location and contact information. Pre-registration is required for all events. No walk-ins will be accepted. To view the events, please visit: http://harpercollege-at-wed-division.eventbrite.com

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Resume review service

Did you know that you can upload resumes and cover letters to the Adult Learning Center and have them reviewed within 24 hours? Create an account, upload documents, wait, then log back in and download feedback. Here's how in detail:

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Career Stimulus @Harper College

Harper College Career Stimulus is offering a free program on September 27, 2013 (registration in advance required: http://harpercollege-at-wed-division.eventbrite.com/). View all details and program invitation by clicking here.

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Recruiters & other job seeker resources

Check out the Wall Street Journal's guide to finding recruiters in your niche to help with a job search. Also helpful are their links to guides on identifying hiring industries, building relationships with recruiters, and working with executive recruiters.

Forbes magazine has seven tips for perfecting your resume.

Mashable just posted "4 Easy Ways to Stay Prepared for a Job Search".

US News & World Report offers some advice on conquering interview jitters.

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Job Fair

Harper College will be hosting a Job Fair on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

This event is FREE and open to the public. The Job Fair will be in Building M, Wellness and Sports Center, Lower Level.

Gain the competitive edge...

Visit harpercollege.edu/jobfair to:
- Research participating employers
- View the career Center's online workshop Preparing for a Job Fair
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Discover the best way to dress for success
- Review current tips and sample resumes

Important information...
- Participating employers must have a position open to exhibit at the Job Fair
- Opportunities are available for full- and part-time positions, as well as internships
- Prepare a list of questions for employers that are of interest to you
- Bring plenty of resumes; professional attire is strongly recommended

Questions? Call Harper College at 847.925.6720

Sponsored by the Harper College Career Center in collaboration with Township School District 211 and Schaumburg, Palatine and Hoffman Estates Chambers of Commerce.

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Barrington Business: Frantonio's Italian Deli and Cafe

September 5, 2013 - The Barrington Area Library is pleased to introduce Frantonio's Italian Deli and Cafe. Frantonio's are our library neighbors! This staff favorite is located at 421 N Northwest Hwy, Barrington IL 60010. Don't miss their authentic, handmade mozzarella, Italian sausage, and tiramisu! Show your Barrington Area library card during the month of September for a 10% discount on your order.

 

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Upcoming Business Workshop: Master Internet Marketing

Don't miss this upcoming library workshop with presenter Norbert Barszczewski:

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 7 pm
Location: Barrington Village Hall, 200 S. Hough Street
Register here.

Master Internet Marketing
(Email Marketing - Social Media for Business - Online Advertising)
Internet marketing is more than creating a web site. You need to convert visitors to customers, move your company web site to the top of Google, Yahoo, and Bing search engines, and put Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter to work for your business. Learn how to create and execute an effective professional HTML based email marketing campaign. You can effectively market your products and services online without paying expensive experts. This workshop will teach current and future business owners, entrepreneurs & professionals how to stand out, and how to stay on top of the latest online marketing techniques. These tips will help you get your business noticed and close more sales.

Feel fee to contact us with any questions or comments. Thanks!

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