SEPT. 10—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown and Business branch, 612 Smithfield St. The topic is “The Convincing Cover Letter: Get it Read. Get an Interview.” Karen Litzinger of Litzinger Career Counseling, will present this workshop. She will review both the content and format of convincing cover letters and suggest places to send them to expand your job search. In this lively session, she’ll also talk about other related correspondence, including networking, thank you notes and offer letters. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141.
SEPT. 10—Jessica Lee will host “Entrepreneurial Thursdays” from 5:30-8 p.m. at Little E’s, 949 Liberty Ave., Downtown. This is a professional networking event with live jazz/R&B music. This week’s theme is “Surviving & Thriving in a Flat World Economy.” There is a $10 cover charge with a full bar and dinner selections. Business casual is the attire. No jeans or tennis shoes. For more information, call Sandy Marshall at 412-802-6780 or visit www.jessicaleesong.com.
SEPT. 11—The Chatham University Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will host the Women’s Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7-9 a.m. at the James Laughlin Music Hall, Chatham University, Woodland Road, Shadyside. The series will feature prominent women business leaders from the greater Pittsburgh region. Networking and a continental breakfast will precede a presentation on such topics as marketing, financing, social media, negotiation, sustainability and innovation. The speaker will be Susan Everingham, director of RAND Corp. Registration is required and the cost is $25, which includes breakfast and presentations. For more information, call 412-365-1253 or visit www.chatham.edu/cwe.
SEPT. 12—SCORE will host their Small Business Workshop from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at DeVry University, 210 Sixth Ave., Downtown. This highly interactive workshop is geared to aspiring and existing small business entrepreneurs. Business professionals cover the topics of small business planning, recordkeeping, taxes, financing, marketing and legal aspects. The cost is $45 and registration is requested. For more information, call 412-395-6560, ext. 130 or visit www.scorepittsburgh.com.
SEPT. 15—The Comfort Inn & Conference Center will host “Comfort Zone Networking Lunch” from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 699 Rodi Rd., Penn Hills. This is a networking opportunity with lunch. Reservations are required. The cost is $10. For more information, call Sharon Pranis at 412-349-1622.
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