The week ahead in business
Monday, March 12
Learn how to create a brand for yourself and keep it consistent by tuning in to a webinar presented by JVS CareerSolution. Participants will learn about boosting visibility, establishing your brand, and expanding your network. Monday, 9:30 to 11 a.m., online. $25. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Tuesday, March 13
Create a resume
JVS CareerSolution is offering a two-part series designed to transform your resume from generic to impressive. Part one will cover difficult hurdles in the writing process and help you begin to develop a resume. Part two will result in a final resume ready for online applications. Bring a printed copy of a job posting of interest, a flash drive, and a current resume draft. Tuesday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., JVS CareerSolution, 75 Federal St., 3rd floor, Boston. $60. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Make a business plan
Learn the steps to creating a business plan, from why you need one to what it’s used for, in a workshop presented by SCORE Boston. Participants will learn how to write an executive summary and leave prepared to create a business plan. Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., Boston Public Library, Commonwealth Salon, 700 Boylston St., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Wednesday, March 14
Gaming commissioner to speak
Attend a breakfast series hosted by The New England Business Association, featuring Mass. Gaming Commissioner Bruce Stebbins as a guest speaker. A breakfast buffet will be available, along with opportunities for networking. Wednesday, 7 to 9 a.m., Westin Waltham Hotel, 70 Third Ave., Waltham. $60 for members, $85 for non-members. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Expand your business online
Learn how to grow your business online and drive growth with data in a workshop sponsored by SCORE Boston and Google. Connect with online customers, whether you’re a beginner or advanced user, by creating free Google search and Google Maps listings. Participants will also learn how to build a free website. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to noon, Tip O’Neill Federal Building, Conference Room A, 10 Causeway St., Boston. Free. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Thursday, March 15
Career opportunities in hospitality
Attend a hospitality job fair hosted by JVS CareerSolution. Preregistrering and uploading a resume is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Participating hotels include the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, the Boston Marriott Newton, Hotel Indigo Boston-Newton Riverside, and the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m., JVS CareerSolution, 75 Federal St., 3rd floor, Boston. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
North Shore Business Expo
Attend the 2018 North Shore Business Expo, which begins with a breakfast forum featuring a panel discussion with business experts from local banks and wealth management groups. Thursday, 7:30 to 5 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore, 50 Ferncroft Rd., Danvers. $49. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Fine dining etiquette
Be prepared for business dinners by participating in a fine dining and etiquette boot camp. Learn how to order food and wine, signal the server using your napkin and utensils, participate in proper dinner conversation, and learn table manners. Friday, 5 to 8 p.m., Etiquette Academy of New England, 1309 Beacon St., Suite 300, Brookline. $187. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.