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Sunday, February 6, 2011

Seminar on networking techniques to be held at the library

NEW HAVEN - The next Subway Supper Seminar at the New Haven Public Library at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24 will explore networking techniques that job seekers should use to gain the attention of prospective employers.
At the vent, ChaChanna Simpson "will discuss how to stay optimistic while using specific strategies to stand out from the resume and land an interview," according to a release.
Simpson is an editor, author, professional speaker and syndicated columnist, the release said. Her website, Twentity.com, "addresses the concerns of twentysomethings as they transition from college life into the real world--and offers good ideas for the job seeker of any age," he release said.
Subway Supper Seminars are offered the third Thursday of the month (note change for February meeting only) to provide staff and board members of regional nonprofits and small businesses the opportunity to network and improve their professional skills, the release said.
Seminars are funded through the generosity of the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation and Subway Restaurants.
There is no charge for the seminar, which takes place at the downtown library, 133 Elm St., 4:30-6 p.m.
Free parking is available.
Advance registration is required at http://www.feb24.eventbrite.com/, or call the library at 203-946-7431.

Also upcoming are two more seminars with Simpson at the library, the release said.

March 3, 6-7 p,m,, Using Social Media for Networking. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter—How are they different? How do they work? Come and find out!

March 10, 6-7 p,m,, Blogging for success. One way to show your potential value to an employer is to start a blog. It shows that you understand and use today’s communications technology. See how a blog is set up, how to manage it, and what elements should be included.

To register, call Seth at 203-946-7431.

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