The Dayton Metro Library and Clothes That Work present a series of free workshops designed to help job seekers create and maintain a professional image for success. Each “Workplace Image Institute” workshop takes place 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at the Northwest Branch Library, 2410 Philadelphia Drive in Dayton, and is free and open to the public. Participants can attend any or all of these sessions. Register online at DaytonMetroLibrary.org or call (937) 463-2665 for more information.
Appearance, Attitude and Confidence | Tuesday, August, 14
You only get one chance to make a first impression! Learn how to select the right clothes for the right job, follow a professional dress code, and craft an image that will help you succeed in the workplace.
Behaviors Beyond the Handbook | Thursday, August, 16
Certain behaviors help you advance at work, while others can keep you from getting raises and new opportunities. Learn how to function as part of a team, how to avoid conflict at work, and how to gain respect from coworkers and managers.
Communication: Your Power Tool | Tuesday, August, 21
Sending the wrong message can damage your credibility. Learn how to craft and send the right message in the workplace, understand nonverbal communication, and get advice on sounding professional.
Bank On It; Money Matters! | Thursday, August, 23
Knowing how to properly manage your finances can have a positive impact on your overall professional image. Learn how to manage a budget, maintain good credit, and understand a bank statement. (This workshop is presented by PNC.)
Social Media: Your Frenemy? | Tuesday, August, 28
Your online presence can impact your professional image both negatively and positively. Avoid online mistakes and learn how to use social media for your job search and to enhance your professional image.
Networking: Putting Yourself in a Winning Position | Thursday August, 30
Some of the most exciting job opportunities can only be found by meeting and talking to other people. Learn where to find networking opportunities, how to maintain a meaningful conversation, and practice effective networking techniques.