Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:34 pm (PST) . Posted by:
Ramsey JSWT Members:
Listed below are next week's upcoming networking events. All meetings are open to the public, plus you are welcome and strongly encouraged to attend. Try going to one or two meetings a week; what you learn there will most definitely help shorten your time in transition.
If anyone is aware of an upcoming meeting, please let me know by next Friday and I will add it to the weekly update list.
Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving,
Next Week's Upcoming Networking Events
Saturday, November 17th from 8:15 - 10:30 am: The Saint Gregory the Great Networking Group (SGGNG) will host Joe Himelfarb, who will give a presentation titled: "Selling Yourself, Inc." Join us for a thought provoking and highly interactive program that will demystify your views of selling and help you to better sell yourself. Learn how you can apply the theories and techniques of selling as you search for work. Hear new ideas about old job search techniques that can help focus your attention on the job at hand. Learn how to put a different spin on the activities you currently perform so you can distinguish yourself from the other applicants vying for the position you want. Make the person interviewing you feel glad they met you, and Make your new employer wonder how they ever got along without you. The meeting is at Saint Gregory the Great' Church, 4680 Nottingham Way, Trenton, NJ 08690.
Saturday, November 17th from 8:30 - 11:00 am: Careers in Transition (CIT) meeting. Individuals give a 15 second elevator speech about themselves -- who you are, what you are looking for, target companies (2-3), how the group can help you, and how you can help the group. This is followed by a short period for networking with people you would like to introduce yourself to and exchange business cards. The group then divides into smaller teams for: 1) Resume Assistance, (Please bring 15 copies of your resume if you want it reviewed.) or 2) Support in Overcoming Job Search Obstacles. This includes: A) Small group advice for individuals who have hit the wall and need help to reinvigorate their job search, or B) Large group discussion on various job search related topics. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.
Sunday, November 18th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church will host Ed McCabe and Rich Kritzer who will present the third segment of a four part workshop titled: Get Your Message Out – NETWORKING. Getting the message out about who you are and what you have to offer to people who are likely to hire you is at the heart of the job search process. This technique is often referred to as Networking. The workshop is at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, One Passaic Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, in the lower church meeting room. All are welcome! For additional information, please call Carol Shea at 1-201-447-4215 or Tom Lewis at 1-201-445-1864.
Monday, November 19th from 7:00 - 9:30 am: The Mondays at 7 Networking Group will host Dr. Paul Maloney, Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Applied Psychology Program at Fairfield University Graduate School, who will give a presentation titled: Managing Interview Stress. Dr. Maloney's presentation will focus on different kinds of stress, their impact on performance, and techniques for reducing stress in the interview. It will examine what can be done before, during, and after the interview, and discuss some practices for developing resilience. The presentation starts at 8:00 am and the public is invited to attend. For further information, contact Ed Thomas at 1-203-981-4648 or via email at ejjthomasjr@
Monday, November 19th from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: Northern NJ Professionals in Transition will host: Amy McGlinn, a Marketing and Business Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Building Your Own Personal Brand. In search, you must be able to present what you offer to prospective employers, effectively. Amy will discuss how to go about that. The meeting is at the Maplewood Public Library, 51 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ 07040.
Monday, November 19th from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Dr. Padma Arvind, Director Rutgers University Healthcare Talent Network, who will give a presentation titled: Ways to Connect Job Seekers with Healthcare Employers and Careers. Please click on http://psgcnj.
Monday, November 19th from 1:15 - 2:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, will offer a program titled: Career Resources. Explore job/career resources available at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) and other public sites; Find industry and career advice, resume guides and more. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016
Monday, November 19th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm: The Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) will host Laura Powers, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Holiday Job Search Strategies. Are you discouraged with your job hunt as the holidays approach, hesitant to tell others what you've been up to lately, and tired of job hunting and ready to take a holiday break? Develop your holiday, job-search game plan. Attendees will learn: Three Strategies to help you boost your holiday job search results, The #1 Most Common Mistake job seekers make during the holidays, and Three Action Steps to help propel your job search forward through the holidays. The meeting will be at the First Congregational Church of Chappaqua, 210 Orchard Ridge Road, Chappaqua, NY 10514. Please register in advance at http://wno20121119.
Monday, November 19th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm: Neighbors Helping Neighbors will host Neil Cooper, a career transition coach, who will give a presentation titled: How to End the Job Search Pain and Get Your Life Back. Neil will discuss: 1) The specific ways to think about your career transition to create a steady stream of confidence, motivation, and sustained momentum, 2) A specific way to organize your marketing strategies and activities to get exceptional results, and 3) Demonstration how to apply specific marketing/networkin
Monday, November 19th from 6:30 - 8:00 pm: The Scotch Plains Public Library will host Alex Freund, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: The Interview of the 21st Century. We interpret the act of interview as we used to know it from past years. However, this method of selecting the perceived ideal candidate has gone through several stages of evolution. The audience will learn about: The various types of interviews, The thought going through the mind of the interviewer, The telephone and video interview, Role play of several common interview questions, and much more. The meeting is at the Scotch Plains Public Library, 1927 Bartle Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.
Tuesday, November 19th from 10:00 – 11:30 am: The Parsippany Chamber of Commerce will host Steve Estrellado, managing partner at Estro Communications, who will give a presentation titled: How to Be Visible on the Web in Your Career Search and Business Marketing. In order to compete in today's market: you need to be searchable on the web, differentiate yourself from the competition, and most importantly deliver value. Start by developing a robust social media profile on Linkedin. LinkedIn is the largest professional network with more than 150 million members in over 200 countries and territories. It has become so pervasive in the business world, that it is often the first place people search when they are looking for information on a specific person. The presentation will also address applying Twitter in your career. The meeting is at: Centenary College, 300 Littleton Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054. You must register to attend as space is limited: Follow this link: http://www.employme
Tuesday, November 20th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, will host Maria Guida, who will give a presentation titled: Speak with Poise, Passion, and Persuasive Power. Maria will share techniques that you can put into practice immediately to enhance your confidence and persuade more effectively. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, November 20th from 7:30 - 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Lloyd Feinstein, a Career Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Mechanics of the Job Search: Answering Ads, Working with Agencies and Understanding the Hidden Job Market. The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.
Wednesday, November 21st from 1:00 - 3:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, will offer a program titled: WorkSearch Orientation. Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016
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