Monday, November 14, 2016

Central Library to Host Small Business, Foreclosure Prevention, Hiring Workshops on November 14


If you are looking for a job, desiring to protect your business from cyber criminals, or desiring tips on how to fight off foreclosure, make plans to visit the Birmingham Public Library’s downtown location on Monday, November 14, 2016. The Central Library will host three free workshops: The Hiring Process for Jefferson County, How to Avoid Foreclosure, and Cyber Security Made Simple.

See details about the workshops below:

Cyber Security Made Simple, Monday, noon-1:00 p.m., Central Library, Linn-Henley Research Library, Arrington Auditorium, 4th floor
Presented by Sawyer Solutions, a Pelham-based information technology company, this seminar will offer tips for small business owners on how to make their websites more secure from cyber criminals and hackers. The seminar is free, but advance registration is required. To register, go to the Birmingham SCORE website at www.birmingham.score.org and click on the seminar title in the Upcoming Events section.

Hiring Process for Jefferson County, 2:15-3:15 p.m., Central Library, Linn-Henley Research Library, Regional Library Computer Center, 4th floor
The workshop will cover the process of applying for Jefferson County jobs, and how to master pre-employment tests including oral interviews. To register for the workshop and to find out more information about small business resources available at BPL, contact Jim Murray of Central Library’s Business, Science and Technology Department at jmurray@bham.lib.al.us or 205-226-3691.

D&E’s Foreclosure Prevention Workshop: Preserve Your Home, Monday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Central Library, Linn-Henley Research Library, Arrington Auditorium, 4th floor 
Have you fallen behind on your monthly mortgage, and feel the pressure of potential foreclosure? Then make plans to take advantage of some valuable advice at this free workshop. The workshop will provide information about home retention, foreclosure options, and special programs offered to Alabama homeowners. In recent years, the Obama administration has implemented a number of initiatives to assist homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure and otherwise struggling with their monthly mortgage payments. The workshop is free, but registration is required. To register, please complete the form on the D&E website: www.depower.org/preserve-your-home.

For more information about seminars and other resources about small business development available at BPL, contact Jim Murray of Central Library’s Business, Science and Technology Department at jmurray@bham.lib.al.us or 205-226-3691.

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