Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:27 pm (PST) . Posted by:
Listedbelow are next week's upcoming networking events. All meetings are open to thepublic, plus you are welcome and strongly encouraged to attend. Try attendingat least one or two meetings a week, what you learn there will definitely helpshorten your time in transition. Also, many of these groups convene in theevening, so it will not take time away from your daily job search activities.
In case ofsnow, please check the website or call ahead to make sure that the meeting hasnot been canceled.
Ifanyone is aware of an upcoming meeting not mentioned, please let me know and Iwill gladly include it with my weekly updates.
NextWeek's Upcoming Networking Events
Saturday, February 16thfrom 8:00 - 10:00 am:The Breakfast Club NJ will host DebraWheatman, globally recognized as an expert in advanced career searchtechniques, will give a presentation titled: Social Media Networking Strategy. Debra will discuss using relevant social media to grow and leveragecontacts to facilitate job search. Yournetwork is a very important part of helping to uncover opportunities that mightotherwise not be found. What are thecurrent tools and techniques that today's job seeker should be using? This informative session will tell you! Plus you will learn some valuable informationto best utilize the available tools to your advantage. The meeting is at the Days Hotel Conference Center, 195 Rt.18 South, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. There is a meeting fee of $10 to cover the cost of the hotel conferenceroom. Due to the snowstorm this meetingwas rescheduled to 2-16-2013.
Saturday, February 16th from8:15 - 10:30 am: TheSaint Gregory the Great Networking Group (SGGNG) will host Mary Anne Kennedy, an author and principal consultant at MAKHRConsulting, who will give a presentation titled: Finding the Right Job: A Step-by-StepApproac
Saturday,February 16th from 8:30 - 11:00 am: Careers inTransition (CIT) meeting. Individuals give a 15 second elevator speech aboutthemselves -- 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 bya short period for networking with people you would like to introduce yourselfto and exchange business cards. The group then divides into smaller teams for:1) Resume Assistance, (Please bring15 copies of your resume if you want it reviewed.) or 2) Support in Overcoming Job Search Obstacles. This includes: A) Small group advice for individualswho 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 inthe Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.
Monday, February 18thfrom 10:30 am - 1:00 pm:Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host the Talent Network, who will give apresentation titled: Put Your Best FaceForward. The meeting will beat First United Methodist Church of Somerville, 48 West High Street,Somerville, NJ 08876.
Monday, February 18thfrom 6:00 – 9:00 pm:The Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) will host Christopher Hanson, who will give a presentationtitled: The Job Search Life Cycle. Chris will teach us how to apply projectmanagement techniques to our job search plan. The meeting will be at the FirstCongregational Church of Chappaqua, 210 Orchard Ridge Road, Chappaqua, NY10514. Please register in advance at http://wno20130218.
Tuesday, February 19th from12:00 noon – 1:30 pm:The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host John Crant, who will give apresentation titled: Self-RecruiterResum
Tuesday, February 19thfrom 6:00 – 7:30 pm:The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Kristina Leonardi, who will give apresentation titled: Staying MotivatedThroughout the Job Search Process. Kristina will discuss how to re-evaluate youroverall career and job search strategy to reduce stress and improve yourwork/life balance. The meeting is at theNew York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34thStreet, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, February 19thfrom 7:30 - 9:30 pm:The Career Forum will host John Wharton,who will give a presentation titled: The Role Of The Headhunter. The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, BaskingRidge, NJ 07920.
Wednesday, February 20thfrom 1:00 - 3:00 pm:The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer a programtitled: WorkSearch Orientation. Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provideslinks to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at nocost to individuals. After taking theorientation, WorkSearch isaccessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Librarycomputers. Attendees will be shown howto download the information to a USB flash drive (Bring your own USBdrive). The meeting is at the New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, NewYork, NY 10016.
Wednesday, February 20thfrom 1:30 - 4:30 pm:The NJ Chapter of the ChemPharma Association will host Terrence Seamon, author of To Your Success and Lead the Way, whowill give a presentation titled: To YourSuccess. In this highly interactiveworkshop for job hunters and career changers, Terry will share several findingsfrom the science of success, discoveries that will help anyone who is intransition to focus, energize, and galvanize their search. The meeting is at Morris County Library, 30East Hanover Ave. Whippany NJ 07981. Please register at: at www.chempharma.
Wednesday, February 20thfrom 6:00 – 7:30 pm:The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host David Lees, a career coach, who willgive a presentation titled: MarketingYourself with Confidence. David willdiscuss the tools necessary to better position and package yourself to moveforward. The meeting is at the New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, NewYork, NY 10016.
Thursday, February 21st from9:30 - 11:30 am:Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) of New Jersey will host Sherrill Curtis SPHR, Principal and Creative DirectorCurtis Group, who willgive a presentation titled: A View Fromthe Other Side of the Interview Desk. If you've everfelt tongue tied by an interviewers questions, or wondered why that perfect jobwasn'
Thursday, February 21st from 6:00 - 7:30pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library willhost Robin Neiman,a Vocational Counselor, and SherryNatkow, a Career Coach, who will lead a program titled: Drop-In Job Club for College Graduatesin Their Twenties. Participants learn how to market themselves,how to conduct a strategic job search, meet other twenty-something job-seekersin a supportive environment. Handoutsand resources will be provided. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library,188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Friday, February 22ndfrom 10:00 am - 12:00 noon:The Princeton Public will host MikePalestina, an Executive Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Developing an Effective Job SearchStrategy. Based on the job searchprograms at the world's leading global management firms, there are 10 distinctcomponents of an effective job search strategy. In this highly interactivediscussi
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Tuesdays, from 9:30 - 11:30am: The Willow GrovePresbyterian Church's Job Search Work Team meets weekly to support each otherin their job search. Using a concept that has been proven to be effective overthe past 20 years, participants share with each other the steps they have takenin their job search during the past week, indicate what steps they plan to takein the coming week, and hold each other accountable for taking those actions.The participants share techniques that have worked for them, and suggestapproaches to their fellow searchers. This group is for those who are seriousabout their search, committed to both receiving and giving support to fellowjob searchers, and realize that accountability for doing what you say is alarge part of your search. The group meets in the church hall each Tuesday. Formore information please contact Tony Calabrese at tony@absolutetransi
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