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Loutit District Library to host jobseekers program

Loutit District Library to host jobseekers program

Ron Witzke and SCORE will present a free jobseekers program titled "Resume Preparation and the Employment Process" at the Loutit District Library on Wednesday, April 27 in Program Room A.

The High level Topic agenda includes: 1)Resume Preparation; Its Purpose and some Watchouts, 2)Use of Cover letters, 3)The Employment Process: " How it works and HR Secrets" and 4)The Elevator Speech: Always be Ready.

SCORE, "Counselors to America's Small Business," is an organization of volunteers, affiliated with the Small Business Administration (SBA), who help small businesses, at no charge, achieve success.

To register visit www.loutitlibrary.org.

Social Media for Savvy Organizations: Pros and Cons

Spring Lake, MI--Spring Lake District Library will be holding a lunch time presentation on Thursday, April 28 from noon to 1:00 p.m. that will examine the pros and cons of using social media like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for organizations and business. The guest speaker will be Internet marketing consultant Laura Bergells. Bring your lunch and your questions about how social media can help your organization. The presentation is free; however, pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Call the library at (616) 846-5770, ext. 107 to register.  

In addition to developing online marketing plans for businesses, Laura Bergells write two blogs about the latest in Internet marketing and presentation, and maintains a website that offers free how to videos. She is also an adjunct instructor at the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University where she teaches Creativity in Marketing and Social Media/Web Marketing.

Money, Money, Money: Information You Can Trust @ Your Library

Money, Money, Money: Information You Can Trust @ Your Library

From the Spring Lake District Library:

Spring Lake District Library and Loutit District Library are partnering during the months of April and May to present Investor Education in Your Community, a five-part series on investment education. The programs are sponsored by the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR), and are funded through a grant from the Investor Protection Trust,Washington,DC. The programs offered are completely non-commercial and not affiliated with any retirement plan. No sales pitches will be made; the presentations are purely educational and from a source you can trust.

 

The schedule is as follows:

10 Steps to Protect Your Money

Monday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. at Loutit District Library

Relevant, insightful, must know information with an easy to follow seven-step process for making better investment decisions.

Investing 101 Webinar offered April 8th

Investing 101 Webinar offered April 8th

From the Spring Lake District Library:

Friday, April 8th, Noon 

Learn from experts at the Morningstar Investment Research Center.  It is a valuable resource for investors.  You can access Morningstar Investment Research Center online from the library's website at http://www.sllib.org/ to learn about stocks, mutual funds, and use free portfolio tools.  You're invited to attend a free Morningstar Library Services webinar, Investing 101: Simple Strategies to Get Started in the World of Investing, at SLDL or from your home computer.

Psychology of Social Media Workshop

Psychology of Social Media Workshop

April’s 2E Network, A Social Media Workshop will focus on using different forms of psychology to market to customers through social media on April 1st.

“Understanding how your customers process information is a very important step to increasing leads,” Chad Huntley, of Element Design and April’s guest speaker said of the topic.  He continued to explain that attendees will learn a variety of psychology concepts used by leading advertisers and marketers that will help companies formulate new strategies.  Real-world examples will help to explain concepts such as: reciprocation, commitment, authority, and others.  “You will also find how other companies have used these concepts to turn you into a customer, most of the time without you even knowing it!” Huntley commented.

Huntley is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he earned a degree in Advertising and taught a website design class.  Before starting Element Design in 2008, he w

Modernizing Your Company’s PC

SPRING LAKE, Mich. - The Chamber of Commerce presents a Lunch Box Learning program on how to modernize company’s PCs. This event will be next week Wednesday the 30th of March at the Spring Lake District Library. This program is free and will be presented by Red Five IT.

“Lunch Box Learning” are free programs held by the Chamber during the lunch hour to educate attendees on various topics. On Wednesday, March 30 from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Red Five IT will present on how to make the most of a business’ current and future technology investment. Attendees will get a firsthand look at Microsoft Office 2010 and Windows 7.  Also, they will gather information concerning:

Loutit District Library to host job search program

Loutit District Library to host job search program

GRAND HAVEN -- Certified career coach, Bobbie Twa, will present her program next, “10 Tips for Those Unemployed,” at the Loutit District Library on April 7 from 10:00 a.m. until noon.

Twa’s program focuses on where to look for that next job. A question and answer period will follow her discussion. This is a free program held in the library’s Program Room A. No registration is needed.

Twa is president of Changing Directions a company that helps people suffering with job loss or employment transitions meet career goals through facilitation and guidance. She is also author of "The Compass Kit," a step-by-step job searching guide.

For more information, visit the LDL website at www.loutitlibrary.org or call 616-842-5560, ext. 214.