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Created on Thursday, 17 September 2009 09:50 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:19 Published on Thursday, 17 September 2009 09:50 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 1746
SEPT. 17—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St. The topic is “‘Tell Me About a Time...’: Behavioral Interviewing Strategies.” Geri Puleo of G.A. Puleo & Associates, will present this workshop. Behavioral interviews are increasingly being used with prospective employees and with this type of interview you can’t just “wing it.” This interactive session will offer strategies that will help you prepare for this difficult type of interview. This event is free and open to the public. Call 412-281-7141.
SEPT. 17—The African American Leadership Association will host the First Quarterly African American Leadership Summit Dialogue Series from 1-4 p.m. at the Community College of Allegheny County North Side Campus, 808 Ridge Ave., North Side. This series of sessions will continue the conversations started at the summit in June. There will be a discussion on corporate inclusion, an equity report from the Regional Equity Monitoring Project will be given, along with a keynote address from Court Gould of Sustainable Pittsburgh. There will also be a panel discussion with moderator Ed Gainey, the City of Pittsburgh Coordinator of Economic Development. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.aala.webs.com.
SEPT. 17—Jessica Lee will host “Entrepreneurial Thursdays” from 5:30-8 p.m. at Little E’s, 949 Liberty Ave., Downtown. This is a professional networking event with live jazz/R&B music. There is a $10 cover charge with a full bar and dinner selections. Business casual is the attire. No jeans or tennis shoes. For more information, call Sandy Marshall at 412-802-6780 or visit www.jessicaleesong.com.
Special breakfast meeting
Job search tips
SEPT. 18—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St. The topic is “Finding a Job Using LinkedIn.” Marben Bland, job coach of the Allegheny County Library Association, will present this workshop. LinkedIn.com is a social networking site that is primarily used for professional networking. Registered users can access information that can be used to find jobs, people and business opportunities. He will explain how to incorporate LinkedIn with your job search and strengthen your networking strategy. This event is free and open to the public. Call 412-281-7141.
SEPT. 22—The Comfort Inn & Conference Center will host “Comfort Zone Networking Lunch” from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 699 Rodi Rd., Penn Hills. This is a networking opportunity with lunch. Reservations are required. The cost is $10. For more information, call Sharon Pranis at 412-349-1622.
OCT. 2—The National Association of Women Business Owners of Greater Pittsburgh will host their Annual NAWBO Day from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Radisson Greentree Hotel, 101 Radisson Dr., Greentree. There will be a trade show, numerous speakers, a panel discussion and networking. Registration is requested. The cost is $60 for NAWBO owners and alliance members and $70 for non-members. The cost includes a continental breakfast and lunch. For more information, call 412-854-4827.
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