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  • Miss Manners minds your business
  • 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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Five Keys to a Healthy Life at Georgio's Pizzeria

November 8, 2014-

Georgio's Pizzeria & Pub will be hosting a lunch and learn: Five Keys to a Healthy Life on November 11th at 11:30 am. The cost is $15 for pizza, salad, non-alcoholic beverage and conversation. Register here.


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Subscribe to Business Book Lists

November 6, 2014-

Did you know that you can subscribe to email alerts for the latest business books that the library orders? It's easy- just fill out the form here. You can also see what are the latest business book arrivals here.  

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Connect Using Google+ Hangouts

November 5, 2014-

There's still room to join tonight's workshop: Connect Using Google+ Hangouts. Learn to "Hangout" online with your most important connections. Google+ Hangouts is completely free, and you can chat live with up to 10 people at a time. Librarians Gwyn and Barbara show you how to set up an account, find connections, and improve your Hangout with provided features. Register here.

Meet in the Zimmerman Room at 7:00 PM tonight!

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Free Marketing Jumpstar Workshop

November 3, 2014-

On November 4th at 11:00 am CST, Victoria Cook of The Center for Guilt-Free Success and Barry Schimmel of MicroShare International will discuss how you can jumpstart your business' marketing strategy. Click here to register for this free webinar.


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Read Business Periodicals Online with Business Source Complete!

October 28, 2014-

Did you know that you can gain access to your favorite business periodicals like Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Investor's Business Daily, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Money, and more? With your Barrington Area Library card, you can read and subscribe to these publications by using Business Source Complete. See step-by-step directions below.


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Library Resources for Job Seekers

October 24, 2014-

Job seekers: take your career search to the next level on Tuesday, October 28th at 1:00 pm. Barbara Alvarez, Business Liaison Librarian, instructs job seekers in creating targeted company lists, researching the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that industries face, and submitting resumes and cover letters for proofing (with a 24 hour turnaround!). Participants must have computer navigation skills.

Registration is available here.

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Small Business Social Media Boot Camp November 2014

October 22, 2014-

Small business owners: the Small Business Development Center at Harper College is offering a four-session workshop on social media. The workshop takes place on November 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Small Business Development Center.  Click here for more information.

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Fundamentals of Face to Face Networking

October 13, 2014-

Proper networking techniques are the key to breaking the ice and starting new relationships that will help you grow your business. Come to the Fundamentals of Face to Face Networking seminar tomorrow, October 14 at 7:00 pm at the Barrington Area Library. You will review  networking basics, preparing for events, and event follow-up. Bring your 90- second pitches with you for practice and peer feedback. Co-sponsored with SCORE Chicago. Register here.

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Financial Bootcamp and Email Marketing 101 Workshop

October 2, 2014-

The Small Business Development Center is offering an Email Marketing 101 Workshop on October 22nd and a Financial Bootcamp starting October 23.

See links for more information.

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Harper College Workforce & Economic Development Workshops - October 2014

October 1, 2014-


Harper College’s Workforce and Economic Development (WED) department is offering FREE workshops for the month of October at the Arlington Heights WorkNet Center. Please view the attached flyer for event details or visit Pre-registration is REQUIRED for all workshops and there will not be onsite registration for these events.


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