Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:24 pm (PDT) . Posted by:
Listed below are next week'supcoming Networking Events. All meetings are open to the public, plus you arewelcome and strongly encouraged to attend. Try attending at least one or twomeetings a week, what you learn there will definitely help shorten your time intransition. Also, many of these groups convene in the evening, so it will not taketime away from your daily job search activities.
Think of these meetings asopportunities, sort of like going to school, to learn something that can reduceyour time in transition by gaining knowledge in job search and interviewingskills needed to excel and standout from your competition.
In traveling to these meetings,consider car pooling. Not only will it reduce the cost of driving there, butthe friendly conversation will make the ride seem to go much faster.
If anyone is aware of an upcomingmeeting that you would like to share with the group, please let me know and Iwill gladly add it to the list. Also, if any transition support group wouldlike to receive this list, let me know and it will be my pleasure to add yourgroup to the distribution list.
Next Week's Upcoming NetworkingEvents
Sundays, from 8:00 –9:00 am. Every Sundaymorning tune into Your Career is Calling on 107.7 FM, The Bronc, the on-campusradio station at Rider University. Hosts FrankKovacs and Wanda Ellet bring youthe best career advice, no matter what stage your career is in. Whether you arein transition, looking for a better opportunity, or even a college student,Your Career is Calling has you covered. Nearly every single week, they are joined by a special guest to cover aunique topic. Don't forget to tune into107.7 FM The Bronc, http://www.1077theb
Saturday, September 14thfrom 7:30 - 10:15 am:The Breakfast Club will host John Hadley,a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: The Influential Conversation. In business, we are used to talking in facts and figures, but when itcomes to influencing, those don't cut it. When you want to influence aprospect, hiring manager or networking contact to take action, you need to digdeep into areas that motivate that person, and guide the discussion appropriately. John will share with us a model forconducting truly influential conversions that will let you have: 1) Morerewarding networking conversations, 2) Job interviews that set you apart fromall other candidates and 3) Meetings with consulting prospects that motivatethem to take action. More information isavailable at www.thebreakfastclu
Monday, September 16thfrom 10:30 am - 1:00 pm:Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a special Job Fair meeting. Additional information is available at: www.psgcnj.org. The meeting will be at First United MethodistChurch of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.
Monday, September 16thfrom 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm:The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Theodore Henderson, who will give a presentation titled: Leadership Skills: The Key To Career AndBusiness Success For Improved Leadership And Communication. During challenging economic times, it'simportant to stay aware of trends, upgrade your skills to meet the newenvironment, and make yourself invaluable – whether you're holding down a jobor seeking employment. An often-overlooked skill is leadership. Here's the realdeal: In most companies, leaders are generally considered more valuable thantheir followers. They're paid more, have more control of their own schedulesand are given greater responsibility. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library,188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Monday, September 16thfrom 6:00 - 9:00 pm:The Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) will host Geri Kavanah, of the NYS SmallBusiness Development Center,who will give a presentation titled: HangYour Own Shingle. Increasingly, jobseekers decide to open their own business. Is entrepreneurship for you? Geriwill discuss the realities of small business ownership. Additional information is availableon WNO's website at: http://wno.weebly.
Monday, September 16thfrom 6:30 - 8:30 pm:The Career Networking Group will host JohnHadley, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: What's Blocking Your Search? Do you know what's keeping you from landingthat job you really want? Whether you are just starting out on your search, orhave struggled for seemingly endless months, one of the most important thingsyou can do is to diagnose what is keeping you from succeeding. In this uniqueworkshop, John will use his proprietary Career Search Assessment survey andChangeGrid to help you uncover what's blocking your search, positioning you totake action to land the job and pay you deserve. At the start of the session,you will complete your own personal ChangeGrid. John will then show you how tointerpret it to identify your challenges and strategies to deal with them. Hewill reinforce this with ChangeGrids from his files and the stories behindthem. The meeting will be at the ScotchPlains Public Library, 1927 Bartle Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.
Monday, September 16thfrom 7:30 - 9:00 pm:New Providence United Methodist Church will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give the first in aseries of seven presentations titled: PositioningYourself in a Difficult Job Market. If you have any questions about the upcoming seminar, please call:1-908-464-
Tuesday, September 17thfrom 10:00 am - 1:00 pm:The West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library, in conjunction with Alex Freund from Landing Expert CareerCoaching (landingexpert.
Tuesday, September 17thfrom 12:30 - 2:00 pm: ThePrinceton Public Library will host HilaryMorris, a social media specialist, who will give a presentation titled: LinkedIn Basics. Get the basics on using LinkedIn forprofessional purposes Hilary willdiscuss the elements needed in your profile and how to use groups, discussionsand searches to achieve your desired results for business networking or jobsearching. The meeting is at thePrinceton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Tuesday, September 17thfrom 7:30 - 9:30 pm:The Career Forum will host LloydFeinstein, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: P-A-R Theory and Workshop. The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA,140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.
Wednesday, September 18thfrom 9:00 am - 1:00 pm:The Professional Support Group of Morris County (PSGMC) will host Alex Freund, a career coach, who willgive a special Resume Tune-Up andLinkedIn Workshop. Participants willlearn about resume appearance, common resume mistakes, what constitutes aneffective resume, the effective use of keywords, and many other pertinent tipsfor improving your resume. Alex will also discuss what constitutes an effectiveLinkedIn profile and share ideas to help you be found by recruiters. Additional information is available at: www.psgmc.org. The meeting will be at the Parsippany Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road,Parsippany, NJ 07054.
Wednesday, September 18thfrom 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 USB drive). The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Wednesday, September 18thfrom 1:30 - 4:30 pm:The NJ Chapter of the ChemPharma Association will host Terrence Seamon, a leadership development consultant and coach, whowill give a presentation titled: To YourSuccess, (which was also the name of his first book). In this highly interactive workshop for jobhunters and career changers, Terry will share several findings from the scienceof success, discoveries that will help anyone who is in transition to focus,energize, and galvanize their search. Foradditional information, please contact Peter Nirchio at tewks2@embarqmail.
Wednesday, September 18thfrom 6:00 - 7:30 pm:The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Kristina Leonardi, who will give a presentation titled: Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to BeDoing with Your Life? Re-assess whoyou are and what you should be doing with your life that will bring you themost fulfillment on all levels, and at the same time enable you to serveothers. The meeting is at the New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, NewYork, NY 10016.
Wednesday, September 18thfrom 6:00 - 9:00 pm: ProfessionalService Group of Central NJ will host DaveChapman, who will give a presentation titled: The Talented Procrastinator. Few things are more frustrating than an individual realizing that theyhave all the brains and talent one could hope for, but just cannot get theirdaily tasks done. Dave will show you howto understand the problem, how to overcome it, and how to make the bestpossible use of all of your skills. Additionalinformati
Wednesday,September 18th from 6:30 - 9:15 pm: Job Seekers ofMontclair will host a special 25th anniversary celebration meeting,plus there will be an Interviewing Workshop. Job seekers will have an opportunity to pairup and practice asking and answering interview questions. You get valuablefeedback from your partner and the facilitator, plus have an opportunity torole play. Please RSVP: roygschmidt@
Thursday, September 19thfrom 1:15 - 2:30 pm:The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer a programtitled: Career Resources. Explore job and career resources available atthe SIBL Library and other public sites; Find industry and career advice,resume guides and more. The meeting isat the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, September 19thfrom 6:00 - 7:30 pm:The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Alan Goldberg, whowill give a presentation titled: StraightTalk About Business Ownership and Franchising. Franchising today is a $2 trillion industry-- much more than fast food and retail. With over 3,100 national franchisemodels to choose from, you can do just about anything – from home tutoring tohome cleaning. These businesses offer greater control over your time andlifestyle and provide a vehicle for building equity and wealth for the future.Tonight's workshop is for individuals looking to explore businessownership. Alan will discuss the pros and cons of franchising andwill help answer the question: Is entrepreneurship right for YOU. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Friday, September 20thfrom 9:00 am - 12:00 noon:The Philadelphia Chapter of the ChemPharma Association will host Frank Merenda, President of Enterprise Appraisal Company (EAC) Valuations, who willgive a presentation titled: CareerOpportunities
Saturday, September 21stfrom 8:15 - 10:30 am:The Saint Gregory the Great Networking Group (SGGNG) will host Mike Palestina, a career coach, whowill give a presentation titled: EmotionalIntelligen
Saturday, September 21stfrom 8:30 - 11:00 am:Careers in Transition (CIT) meeting. Individuals give a 15 second elevatorspeech about themselves -- who you are, what you are looking for, targetcompanies (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 tointroduce yourself to and exchange business cards. The group then divides intosmaller teams for: 1) Resume Assistance, (Please bring 15 copies of your resumeif 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 andneed help to reinvigorate their job search, or B) Large group discussion onvarious job search related topics. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym atChrist Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.
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