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Job Search Workshops

These workshops are scheduled monthly at Fremont Main Library, Newark Library, and Union City Library by the Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center.



 Job Search Strategies will teach you about the hidden job market and job search techniques.

Thursday, December 6 – Fremont Main Library, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Friday, December 7 – Union City Library, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Thursday, December 13 – Newark Library, 1:30 – 3 p.m.

We are at the end of the series which consists of Winning Resumes, Successful Interviews, and Job Search Strategies. The new series will be starting in January and continue through March in the Tri-City libraries. Stay tuned! Watch our Events Calendar for this series and for other programs.


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 Attend workshops at the Fremont Main Library which will help you get that job!

                                                                        Link to Jobs Workshops

Fremont Main Library – Fukaya Meeting Room

Monday Evenings from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 Link up with the Fremont Main Library for FREE job help and training!  These classes will teach you library and online resources you can use to effectively target your job search. You can attend individual classes or all of the sessions. Knowledge of the Internet will be helpful.

          April 2:        Career Strategies

        April  9:         Networking

       April 16:         Hidden Jobs vs. Advertised Jobs

       April 23:         Researching Companies and Industries

       April 30:         Salary Search/Support Groups

 To register, please e-mail: grooshan@aclibrary.org or call (510) 745-1440.

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Special Report Released

Over 300 people attended the event releasing Building on Our Assets: Economic Development & Job Creation in the East Bay.  This special report is the culmination of an extensive examination of the dynamics of the East Bay economy in order to provide a basis for identifying the region’s opportunities and challenges for future growth. The project team conducted an in-depth analysis of employment, business, workforce, infrastructure, and land use characteristics, augmented with interviews with business executives. (http://eastbayeda.org/research_facts_figures/building_on_our_assets_2011_Report.htm)

 Join a special workshop to promote cross-sector collaboration to improve the business climate, strengthen innovation clusters, enhance education and workforce training, and upgrade infrastructure and land use.  This Strategic Planning Workshop (http://eastbayeda.org/east_bay_economic_development_alliance/Events/BuildingOnOurAssets12-5-11.html) is scheduled for:

 Monday, December 5, from 8 am – 12 pm

Crowne Plaza Concord/Walnut Creek, 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord

 Click here (http://eastbayeda.eventbrite.com/) for more information and to register.

 A hardcopy of this report will available soon at the Fremont Main Library. Ask at the Reference Desk.

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The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Job Forum

The Job Forum sponsored by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce meets weekly at the SF Chamber offices to provide free job search coaching, advice, and counsel for San Francisco Bay Area job seekers. Topics Include: Job search planning for effective results, how to find contacts, how to develop clear job objectives, how to focus review of resumes. Arrive by 6:25 pm please. Our next sessions are: Wednesday, Nov 16 Wednesday, Nov 23 Wednesday, Nov 30 Wednesday, Dec 7.

  • Free!!

Click here for more information

When:  Thursday, November 10, 2011 – Saturday, December 10, 2011 ; 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Sponsor:  The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

Where: 235 Montgomery St. 12th floor, San Francisco, CA


Business Growth Workshop  

Register Now

Join us for an interactive workshop that will teach you how to efficiently and effectively read the paper in 30 minutes.


  • Ability to navigate the paper in just 30 minutes
  • Gain qualified/warm leads
  • Increase your knowledge of the local community you do business in
  • Network and get connected with your business community
  • PROFIT from every issue!

For more info, contact Karrie Langan at 415-288-4964 or klangan@bizjournals.com

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2011; 7:30am-9:00am

Where: San Francisco Business Times, 275 Battery Street Ste, San Francisco, CA 94111


Keiretsu Forum presents the Sixth Annual Angel Capital Expo

Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the angel capital community. The Expo is bringing together investors and entrepreneurs looking for funding. Angel Capital Expo is organized by Keiretsu Forum, the world’s largest angel investment network, and was created to foster collaboration among angel groups, as well as reach out to the larger investment community. Invitation is extended to accredited investors only. See definition of “accredited investor” at http://www.sec.gov/answers/accred.htm.

  • $295 General Registration; $95 Early Bird Registration

Click here for more information

Nina Quasebarth
(415) 573-0753

When: Thursday, November 17, 2011; 7:30am- 3:00pm

Where: Julia Morgan Ballroom (465 California Street, San Francisco CA 94104)


How to Grow Your Business

Register Now

Learn about extensive resources available to you through the media mix of newspaper, digital and events. We’ll cover strategies, quick tips and actionable items to help you get more out of your business news, networking and lead-generating efforts to bolster the bottom line and start seeing immediate results.

Great for sales teams, team leaders, business owners, and anyone responsible for business development, customer retention, sales and marketing.

For more info, contact Twyla Sulesky at 408-299-1871 or tsulesky@bizjournals.com

When: Thursday, December 1, 2011, 11:30am-1:00pm, 39488 Stevenson Place, Suite 100, Fremont, CA 94539

Cost: Free

Suggested Dress: Business Attire


Work at Home Business Expo

Due to downsizing in the economy, are you searching for new opportunities? Join the “Work at Home” business movement by attending the Work at Home Business Expo. Most of the home business models have low start-up cost and are low risk. Meet more than 100 legitimate home based businesses and find the right one for you. Get to know businesses that have become success stories like Speaking Roses, Bamboopink, Akea Life, Wine Shop at Home and many more. Learn the necessary tools of successfully starting and running a home based business from experienced small business professionals.

  • $10 at door, $8 advance online. Active Military w/ ID and children under 12 free.

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Barbara Ramirez

When: Saturday, April 28, 2012 – Monday, April 30, 2012; 10:00am-5:00pm

Where: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403

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California Economic Indicators is a bimonthly summary of economic trends and data relating to the State of California.

Developments in California over the most recent months are reviewed in a brief text, and then summarized in current data tables which show changes over the previous year. Much of the data in the report has been seasonally adjusted by the source agency or by the Department of Finance. Reference dates for U.S. business cycles, as determined by the National Bureau of Economic Research, are also shown. Finally, a list of sources is provided to assist readers in obtaining any additional information on the statistical series published.

Click on this link for the  July-August, 2011 data.

For additional data and timelines go to:


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Tri-City One Stop (Ohlone) will offer free job workshops at the Fremont, Union City and Newark Libraries. The series will be held once a month at the three locations by Laura Dillon. The series will consist of:

  • Resume Writing
  • Effective Job Search Strategies
  • Orientation/Overview of WIA Program and Accessing Free Career Services through the One-Stop

The first in the series will be on:


Free Workshops

Newark Library, Thursday, December 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Union City Library, Friday, December 2, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Fremont Library, Wednesday, December 7, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Learn about the hidden job market and job search techniques that will increase your chances of finding a job at Newark Library on Thursday, December 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Union City Library on Friday, December 1, 3:30 – 5 p.m. or at Fremont Library on Wednesday, December 7, 3:30 – 5 p.m.  Presented by the Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center, Newark, this free workshop is a must for job seekers who want to stay competitive in today’s market.

 Registration is required for the Newark Library workshop.  Sign up at the Information Desk, call Barbara at (510) 795-2627 x20 or e-mail btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org.  Workshops at Union City and Fremont Libraries are drop-in.

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Mark your Calendar for this seminar:

Fremont Main Library – Fukaya Meeting Room

Monday, December 5,  7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Mark Jennings, an Executive Staffing Consultant with 20 years experience demystifies the job hunt process and takes a practical, hands-on approach from the eyes of a job seeker.  He explains what you must do NOW if you expect to get hired in this economic climate. In just 120 minutes you will learn:

  •  The 4 key things that must be on everyone’s resume
  • When to implement your 23 second advertisement
  • What the LF is and why it’s the key to getting hired
  • The 7 P’s to a successful job hunt
  • The One word that will separate you from your competition
  • 3  ways to ensure your resume gets in the hands of the decision maker
  • How to get a hiring manager to call and beg you to join their company
  • The 7 second introduction
  • How to discuss the 19 things that are never on a resume
  • A guaranteed phrase that will get you job referrals

 This seminar is free. No registration is required.


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