Wednesday, Jan. 15
Career Training Information Night, 6:30 p.m., NSCC Institute for Corporate Training and Technology, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121E, Beverly. Enhance professional skills or train for a new career. Bring resume to have it professionally reviewed at no charge. 978-236-1200.
Thursday, Jan. 16
The Cloud: Where Freelancers & Employers Meet, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Instead of hiring full-time workers, companies are turning to the “cloud” to find talent. Learn how companies look for and engage with cloud-based workers or, if looking for work, how best to position oneself for cloud-based jobs in one’s field. Speaker: Dee Sartorelli, principal at Rogue Wave Management. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at email@example.com or 978-542-7528 for more information.
Wednesday, Jan. 22
State of the City Breakfast Forum, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Holiday Inn, 1 Newbury St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the City breakfast forum with Mayor Ted Bettencourt, who will discuss recent achievements, upcoming economic development projects, and investment and building progress. All local business professionals invited for networking and a full breakfast. $40 PACC members, $40 nonmembers. Reserve by Jan. 15 to guarantee availability. 978-531-0384 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Jan. 23
Toastmasters Club of Beverly, 7:30 a.m., Acapulco’s Family Mexican Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Contact Roberta at 617-755-6331, or visit www.beverlytoastmasters.org for more information.
Disaster Recovery Planning, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Storms, fires, floods, power outages and evacuations can affect many businesses’ ability to function. Those who fare best are business owners who know how they will respond and how they can protect their people, data, products, assets and income. Learn what’s involved and how to save time, money and future distress by creating a disaster recovery plan. Speakers: Robert Sennot, vice president of Sennot Insurance, and Gene Labonte, chief of police at Salem State University. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at email@example.com or 978-542-7528 for more information.