Sat Nov 9, 2013 6:15 am (PST) . Posted by:
Ramsey JSWT Members:
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 nottake time 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 upcoming meeting that you wouldlike to share with the group, please let me know and I will gladly include itwith my weekly updates. Also, if anytransition support group would like to receive this list of upcoming networkingevents to share with your members, please let me know and it would be mypleasure to add your group to the distribution list.
Next Week'sUpcoming Networking Events
Sundays, from 8:00– 9:00 am. Every Sunday morning tune into Your Career is Calling on 107.7 FM, The Bronc, an on-campus radiostation at Rider University. Hosts Frank Kovacs and Wanda Ellet bring you the best career advice, no matter what stageyour career is in. Whether you are in transition, looking for a betteropportunity, or even a college student, Your Career is Calling has youcovered. Nearly every single week, theyare joined by a special guest to cover a unique topic. Don't forget to tune into 107.7 FM The Bronc,http://www.1077theb
Monday, November11th from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon: Jewish Family Service (JFS) ofCentral N.J. hostSheri Brown, a CareerSpecialist at JFS, who will give the fourth in a series of seven presentationstitled
Monday, November11th from 10:00 - 11:30 am: The Parsippany Area Chamber ofCommerce will host Lisa Marie Dias,who will give a presentation titled: Howto Use Social Media in Career Transition and Business. Social media is an essentialingredient to building a company and personal brand as well as an integral partof any networking strategy. Lisa will be interviewed about how to use socialmedia to find a job and grow a business. She will help the audience todetermine the marketing tools and sites that are right for their needs andgoals. Please register at: http://www.eventbri
Monday, November11th from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group ofCentral NJ will host Diana Sieberg,who will give a presentation titled: Usingthe Resources of the Somerset County Business Partnership as Your Platform forSuccess. Additional information isavailable at: www.psgcnj.org. The meeting will be at First United MethodistChurch of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.
Tuesday, November12th from 5:30 - 8:00 pm: The Northern Fairfield Professionals(
Tuesday, November12th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm: The Sayreville Public Library willhost a program titled: Let a Professional Polish Your Résumé. We all know the jobmarket is tough. Give your best first impression to potential employersby making your résumé shine. Dr. Colleen Georges will spend one-on-one timewith attendees, giving each résumé an honest critique with suggestions forimprovement. To register, contact Alainaat alainad@lmxac.
Tuesday, November 12thfrom 7:30 - 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Vicki Gaddy, anexecutive recruiter, who will give a presentation titled: Ignite Your Job Search! Light A Fire,Remove The Box. For moreinformation contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email svelez@somersethill
Wednesday,November 13th from 9:30 am - 12:00 noon: The Professional Support Group ofMorris County (PSGMC) will host CharlesFleisher, who will give a presentation titled: Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities. Left paralyzed by a spinal cord injury at age18, Charles learned to adapt to life in a wheelchair. By sharing his ownexperience, he inspires others to overcome life's challenges as a speaker,mentor and coach. Additional informationis available at: www.psgmc.org. The meeting will be at the Parsippany TroyHills Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054.
Wednesday,November 13th from 1:00 - 3:00 pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will offer a program titled: WorkSearch Orientation. Areyou a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is anonline system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools,and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible toregistrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download theinformation 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,November 13th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will host KristinaLeonardi, who will give a presentation titled: Authentic Branding: Letting the Real You Shine in Any Situation. Kristina will discuss how to get in tune withyour unique talents, abilities, strengths and passions for success. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Wednesday,November 13th from 6:30 - 8:00 pm: The Sayreville Public Library will host Terrence Seamon, an author and careercoach, who will give a presentation titled: Eight Hacks for Today's Savvy JobHunter. This talk is inspired by his recent article Terry didfor the www.Examiner.
Wednesday,November 13th from 6:45 - 9:30 pm: The Hillsdale Career ResourceMinistry Network Group will host EdMcEneney, an independent career consultant. We are pleased to have Ed backfor a second tour; his mission to help people figure out how to connectthemselves to work. He is a fountain of optimism for those in need of supportand guidance. Ed teaches by example,stressing the importance of maintaining confidence, being fair and keeping anopen mind. For additionalinformati
Thursday, November14th from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon: The Princeton Public Libraryand the Professional Service Group of Mercer will offer a special presentationtitled: Promote Yourself (Your Brand)with MailChimp. This will be ahow-to introduction to MailChimp, a web-based email marketing service provider.Learn how to set up your campaigns and email list, and to use MailChimp topromote your brand. In addition, therewill be a LinkedIn Photo Shoot. A professional photographer will be availableto take a headshot for your LinkedIn Profile or other Social Media outlets.There will also be open networking during this session. The meeting is at the Princeton PublicLibrary, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Thursday,November 14th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will host Robin Neiman, a Vocational Counselor, and Sherry Natkow, a Career Coach, who will lead a program titled: Drop-InJob Club for College Graduates in 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, NY10016.
Thursday, November14th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm: NNJ ASTD will host Dorothy O'Beirne, an Adjunct Instructor at County College ofMorris (CCM) who will give a presentation titled: Job SearchResources. Informationresource
Thursday, November 14thfrom 7:30 - 9:30 pm:Immaculate Conception Church Employment and Career Support Group will host aspecial meeting titled: Holiday Season Job Seeker, Staying Positive. Brace yourself for the upcoming holiday season and use itto your advantage to network and move your career forward, whether you are ajob seeker or looking to build or polish your networking skills. Tis the seasonto be grateful, so in the spirit of Thanksgiving, this meeting will have twoobjectives: networking and staying positive during what can be a stressful timefor job seekers. Please RSVP via employmentministry@
Friday, November15th from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon: The Philadelphia Chapter of the ChemPharmaAssociati
Saturday, November16th from 8:15 - 10:30 am: The Saint Gregory the Great Networking Group(SGGNG) will host Tony Calabrese, acareer coach, who will give a presentation titled: The Informational Interview. The meeting is at Saint Gregory the Great' Church, 4680 Nottingham Way,Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.
Saturday, November16th 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 fornetworking with people you would like to introduce yourself to and exchangebusiness cards. The group then divides into smaller teams for: 1) ResumeAssistance, (Please bring 15 copies of your resume if you want it reviewed.) or2) Support in Overcoming Job Search Obstacles. This includes: A) Small groupadvice for individuals who have hit the wall and need help to reinvigoratetheir job search, or B) Large group discussion on various job search relatedtopics. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 EastLane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.
Sunday, November17th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church will host Ed McCabe, a Lee, Hecht, Harrisoncareer coach, and Rich Kritzer whowill 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 peoplewho are likely to hire you is at the heart of the job search process. Thistechnique is often referred to as Networking. All are welcome! For additionalinformati
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