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Boost your vitality and stamina, strengthen your immune system, and improve your overall health. Learn how to regain your focus after a stressful event or a bad night, retain peak performance under stress, enhance your professional image and confident appearance  and communicate better with audience and colleagues. Techniques will be demonstrated on volunteers and practiced by the class.  

410230

Instructor : Marie Christine Lochot 

Tuition: $35.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM; 2 sessions; starting 6/1/2017, ending 6/8/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 5/1/2017


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Does the question 'Tell me about yourself' make you anxious? Are you unsure of how to transition or re-enter the workforce and 'sell' the skills gained from your recent experience? This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the interview process, the structure of interview responses and an opportunity to put what is being discussed into practice.

720012

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $39.00

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 6/15/2017, ending 6/22/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 5/1/2017


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Participants will formulate a strategy for maximizing their job search efforts and tapping into the “hidden job market.” Learn about the most effective job search methods, the various resources that can be utilized, the materials one must prepare, and the ways in which one can be a driving force in the job market.

720008

Instructor : Jennifer Rodgers & Andrea Garrido 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 5/3/2017, ending 5/3/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Participants will formulate a strategy for maximizing their job search efforts and tapping into the “hidden job market.” Learn about the most effective job search methods, the various resources that can be utilized, the materials one must prepare, and the ways in which one can be a driving force in the job market.

720008

Instructor : Jennifer Rodgers & Andrea Garrido 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 6/12/2017, ending 6/12/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 5/1/2017


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Marketing isn’t just for big business.  Often without knowing it, we market ourselves every day.  When we interview for a job, participate in a PTA meeting, advocate for better roads or start a new business, we rely on our ability to promote ourselves and communicate our messages successfully.This class will demonstrate how to inform and influence a target audience—whether it’s an audience of one or hundreds—and to achieve one’s goals, whether it’s landing a job or selling a widget.  By understanding and applying some fundamental principles, students will be able to successfully promote themselves or their businesses.

720027

Instructor : Claire Altschuler 

Tuition: $45.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 5/23/2017, ending 6/6/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 5/1/2017


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 Everything in life can be negotiated...prices, agreements,retail, jobs. This class presents strategies for negotiating everything!

410184

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $20.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/26/2017, ending 4/26/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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Public speaking is generally not on most people's list of favorite activities, yet it is a skill that sets people apart. This workshop will provide techniques for overcoming your fears and offer guidance into developing your own unique speaking persona. You will learn to understand the key elements for becoming an effective public speaker: how to bring your story to life and deliver it with style.

410229

Instructor : Corinna Sager 

Tuition: $39.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 2 sessions; starting 5/16/2017, ending 5/23/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Bellevue Branch.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Available 5/1/2017


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A fantastic resume is one that tells the reader who you are and how you can help them. During this workshop, participants will learn how to craft such a resume through instruction, hands-on exercises and critiquing of real resumes. Participants will walk away with the tools necessary to create a document that features individual accomplishments, strengths and interests.

720007

Instructor : Jennifer Rodgers & Andrea Garrido 

Tuition: $25.00

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 6/5/2017, ending 6/5/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $0.00

Please read: All registrants must email their resume ...More

Available 5/1/2017


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Are you stumped about what to do for your next career? This course uses the StrengthsFinder assessment to help you decide on a new or alternative career path. This Gallop assessment (StrengthsFinder 2.0) will reveal your strengths and natural abilities. Learn how they translate to your career, both in performance and career choices. You have talents and abilities that you are not using and this class will uncover them!

720006

Instructor : Laurel Bernstein 

Tuition: $59.00

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 3 sessions; starting 6/14/2017, ending 6/28/2017

Location : Montclair, MPL - Main Location : 
  Montclair, MPL - Main.

Materials Cost: $28.00

Please read: Tom Rath's "StrengthsFinder 2.0" assessment ...More

Available 5/1/2017


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