Upcoming Business Programs

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Bring your job search to the library(NIC)

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

Job search workshop: Bring your job search to the library
Job seekers can learn how to use the library's powerful and unique online resources while searching for a job. Databases will be demonstrated and specific usage goals will be explained, such as expert resume assistance, preparing for interviews, creating lists of potential local employers and researching industries and companies.

Six Keys to Sales Mastery(NIC)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

Small Business Workshop: Six Keys to Sales Mastery
Bob Lambert, master coach and trainer, will present the six keys to sustained business development success. He will cover building trust relationships, the greatest influences on prospect and customer buying, how networks and connections create unlimited prospect opportunities and leveraging the buying decision model.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Phyllis Shelton, Economic Development Specialist, Small Business Administration Network with other business owners and learn about funding programs available at the Small Business Administration.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Business Roundtable(NIC)

Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Join SCORE Mentors and other business owners in an informal roundtable discussion and learn how other entrepreneurs solve common, and not so common challenges.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Sue Karas and Sarah Humphries from Naperville Public Library's IT department will discuss how to use the resources at the Idea Lab and the library's computer training classes to support promotional and production initiatives in a Small Business.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

The Art of Starting a Business​(NIC)

Thursday, February 05, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Nichols Library
This Illinois Small Business Development Center workshop provides knowledge about opening a business, understanding entrepreneurial DNA, branding, differences in corporate structures and registering a business.
Hosted by NaperLaunch.

Job search workshop(NIC)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

Job search workshop: Networking For Job Seekers
Not getting any interviews? Job hunters can learn the basic skills of job search networking to advance to the next level. They also will find out how to make new contacts and build a network using the basic skills in three environments ?- face-to-face, telephone and online contact.

Mastering Internet Sales (NIC)

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library

Small Business Workshop: Mastering Internet Sales
Internet sales consultant Norbert Barszczewski will teach business owners how to convert website visitors into customers and how to move a business website to the top of the Google, Yahoo and Bing search engine results. He also will discuss how to effectively use Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, as well as how to create and execute an effective professional HTML-based email marketing campaign.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.