Coming of Age NYC presents a series of four stimulating workshops designed for people over 50 who seek passion and purpose in the third stage of life — whether through community engagement, lifelong learning, an encore career, volunteering or other. Join fellow New Yorkers in interactive discussions led by an experienced facilitator every Tuesday in September 5, 12, 19 and 26.
Entrepreneurship usually requires startup and growth funds, whether the founders have their own assets or apply to get grants, loans or investments. Join Stage2Startups and LIU-Brooklyn’s Entrepreneurship Lab as we start the first in a series of panel speaker events for the mid-life entrepreneur or potential founder. This first event features two women CEOs who have raised money, a credit management specialist, a NYC business solutions specialist who helps companies apply for money and a representative from a credit union. More information is available at www.stage2startups.org
Join us for a conversation with Hoda Kotb, co-host of the fourth hour of TODAY, as she shares how she got her start, as well as the importance of networking and internships. Following Hoda’s talk, have your resume reviewed and your headshot taken. Small bites and beverages will be served. Limited seating available. This event is free and open to the public.
An advocacy group says the Summer Youth Employment Program, a valuable but limited tool, ought to be improved and expanded to increase the connection between what city kids study in the classroom and their entry into the job market.
A recent survey asked workers to rank the most and least meaningful jobs. But this video report finds that meaning is in the eye of the beholder. Breaking into meaningful work, says one career veteran, is about meeting people.
How do you explain getting fired? How do you talk about a health issue that affected your work? What do you do if someone has discriminated against you? City Limits job seekers’ resource, Worksite, gets frank advice from a veteran career counselor on navigating tricky interview topics.