Some of the topics that will be covered include formulating a 2-minute biography to answer the question, "Tell me about yourself"; interview etiquette; dealing with employment agencies, search firms and other third-party recruiters; identifying legal and illegal interview questions; and negotiating a realistic salary.
Neil Berger has more than thirty-five years of teaching experience. After five years as a New York City high school English teacher, he joined the private sector, first as a training specialist, then as Manager of Training and Development for Chemical Bank (which later became part of Chase Bank) and then as Director of Training and Development for a 4000-employee manufacturer before becoming a Director of Human Resources for an international conglomerate responsible for recruiting, training, benefits, labor relations and compensation. His experience includes the financial community, retailing, transportation, manufacturing, and the not-for-profit community. At the same time, he taught business writing as an adjunct lecturer at Hunter College for fourteen semesters. He has a BA in English; an MA in Education and an MBA in Management.
There is no charge to attend the program, but advance sign-up is requested. Register online at www.bernardsvillelibrary.org and follow the link from Adult Programs, or call the library at 908-766-0118 to sign up.