All of our events are free.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Booking is recommended as space is limited.
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Business and Employment Events in Wexford Library
March and April 2015

Information and research support to help you
start-up, run and grow your business.


Do you have an information need or gap?
Do you need some assistance with research?
Save time and money and ask for our help.  
This service is free and available to all.
Please contact us on 053 9196750 or  

A joint project of Wexford County Council's Department of Economic Development and of its Public Library Service.

Lean Principles: For Business
with Brian Matthews 

Brian has over 30 years experience in training and consultancy, helping over 2,600 companies achieve efficiencies. Brian will introduce Lean Principles for Business.  Lean tools and techniques are helping companies across the globe to address competitiveness issues within their businesses by building the capability of their people to identify problems and improve operations.

Tuesday 3rd March
All welcome.

Cloud accounting:
Saving you time and money

Paul Redmond, RDA Accountants

Accounting software in the cloud makes accounting and bookkeeping easier, and gives you access to your accounts 24-7. 

But did you know that by using cloud accounting software you could actually improve the profitability of your business?   Learn how cloud accounting can help to: Get paid more quickly; Understand which of your products & services are the most profitable to you; Keep better track of your time; Follow up on 
potential new business; Access accounting information (including high-level reporting) 24-7, even from your mobile and devices.

Thursday 14th May
All welcome

Career Guidance and Self Employment 
with Seamus Whitney 

Have you reached a cross-roads in your life?  Or do you belong to one of the following categories: Are you in employment seeking advancement or promotion?  Are you unhappy with your current job and looking for positive change? Are you unemployed and considering returning to the workforce? Are you considering further studies on a full time or part time basis? At this talk, Seamus Whitney from Whitney Career Guidance will talk about maximising your opportunities for promotion, further studies and self employment. 

Thursday 19th March
7:00 pm.
All welcome.

Developing Self Confidence
with Mike Quinn

Over the last 10 years, Mike Quinn has worked in the area of People Development, Customer Service and Leadership.  Take this opportunity to learn some very simple ways of developing your self confidence. In this program you will learn simple techniques that will help you be more confident with the person you are. The talk will discuss: What is Self Confidence? Where am I now? and How do I become more confident in the future?

Tuesday 28th April
All welcome

Visualising Data with Microsoft Excel Charts
with Mark Healy 
of Healy IT Solutions
Microsoft Excel at its core is a spreadsheet application, useful for storing large amounts of raw data. With large quantities of data it can be hard to see the wood for the trees. This course will use Microsoft Excel to show the participant how to use charting methods to create visual representations of their raw data in a format that is easy to understand and professional in appearance.

Tuesday 21st April
6:30 pm
All welcome but booking is essential as places are limited.

Marketing your Business
with Paula Ronan

Paula Ronan is an award-winning marketing consultant with 20 years’ experience developing marketing and brand strategies and solutions for big and small organisations in the UK and Ireland
Paula Ronan will share her expertise with businesses who want to learn more about marketing their products and services effectively.

Tuesday 7th April

All welcome.

Excellent Customer Service
with Mike Quinn

Mike Quinn has worked in the area of Customer Service, Leadership, and People Development
over the last 10 years. In these highly competitive times, Excellent Customer Service is a way of standing out from the competition.  The talk will cover: Giving WOW Customer Service and what it means to your Business; Areas to Examine in your Customer Service and Understanding how you are perceived by your customers.

Tuesday 14th April
All welcome

CV and Interview Techniques 
with Seamus Whitney

Maximise your chances of getting that interview opportunity and succeeding, with this practical workshop from Seamus Whitny of Whitney Career Guidance.
CV Preparation
Now that you have identified your’ career objective; the next step in finding that job often starts with creating a winning CV. Developing a CV that “stands out”  is much more than a typing exercise or compiling a list of your previous jobs; it takes work, research and understanding of what your prospective employer is seeking.  From layout, content and presentation this talk will guide you in the preparation of a professional CV that will enhance your job seeking skills.
 Interview Skills
Attending a job interview can be quiet a daunting experience – even more so if you have not prepared properly. It is important to present yourself in a positive and confident manner, showing competency in your ability and skill. Give yourself that vital edge at your next interview by gaining tips and advice in a friendly and relaxed manner from those with huge industry knowledge.  

Tuesday 31st March
7:00 pm

All welcome. 

Build your own Business Website

With Mark Healy of Healy IT Solutions

Having a web presence is an essential part of running a modern business. It will expand your audience greatly, offering 24/7 customer service.

This 3 part course will show participants how to successfully design and launch their own business website in a short space of time with very little cost to their businesses.  

Thursdays, 2nd, 9th and 16th April
6:30 pm

All welcome.  Booking essential as places are limited.

with Mark Healy 
of Healy IT Solutions
 Microsoft PowerPoint is widely regarded as the most useful, accessible way to create and present visual aids. This course will use Microsoft PowerPoint to give participants the skills to create clean, professional presentations. It will look at using and modifying themes provided by Microsoft as well as showing the participant how to add content such as images, charts and video clips.

Thursday 23rd April
6:30 pm
All welcome but book essential as places are limited.

Wexford Town Library
Mallin St.
Tel: 053-9196760


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