Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:40 pm (PST) . Posted by:
Ramsey JSWT Members:
Listed below are next week's upcoming networking events. Allmeetings are open to the public, plus you are welcome and strongly encouragedto attend. Try going to at least one or two meetings a week, what you learnthere will definitely help shorten your time in transition. Also, many of thesegroups convene in the evening, so it will not take time away from your dailyjob search activities.
Think of these meetings as opportunities, sort of like going toschool, to learn something that can reduce your time in transition by gainingknowledge in job search and interviewing skills needed to excel and standoutfrom your competition.
In traveling to these events, consider car pooling. Not only willit reduce the cost of driving there, but the friendly conversation will makethe ride seem to go much faster.
If anyone is aware of a meeting that you would like to share withthe group, please let me know and I will gladly include it. Also, if any transition support group wouldlike to receive this list to share with your members, please let me know and itwould be my pleasure to add your group's e-mail address to my distributionlist.
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah, andmost importantly, a Health New Year,
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, TheBronc, an on-campus radio 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.1077thebronc.com/ or 107.7 The Bronc's free Android and IPhone Apps. Listeners can reach the studio with theirquestions at 1-877-900-1077. Inaddition, interesting previous episodes are availableat: http://comm.rider.edu/thebronc/?page_id=356.
Mondays, from 9:00 – 10:00 pm. Callin your job search questions every Monday night to a liveRadio Show titled: Own Your Careerhosted by Rod Colon, on Blogtalk Radio - http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ownyourcareer. Dial 1-347-857-3320 withyour questions to get proven guidance from the # 1 career coach in the UnitedStates, specialized in the 7 Step JobSearch and author of the book Win The Race For 21st Century Jobs. Getfree coaching with challenges you encounter steering your career in the roughseas of the 21st century job market.
In addition tothe great meetings listed below, check out the Neighbors-helping-Neighbors(NhN) website at: http://neighbors-helping-neighbors.com or www.nhnusa.org for additional meetings.
Saturday, December 20th from 8:15- 10:30 am: The SaintGregory the Great Networking Group (SGGNG) will host: Joe Himmlefarb, who will give a presentation titled: Your Bad Attitude is Like a Flat Tire.Unless You Change It, You Will Not Get Very Far. When it comes to your attitude, positivebeats negative every day. There's no guarantee that a positive attitude willget you what you want, but a negative attitude probably will not. Join us for a thought provoking, highlyinteractive, and entertaining program that will address why and how yourattitude does affect your ability to sell yourself in your job search, your business,or your daily activities. You will learn: 1) Why taking responsibility for yourattitude is, well, your responsibility, 2) Discover how self-fulfillingprophecies hold you down or set you free. Hint: you become what you think aboutand 3) Tap into ways you can modify your attitude to favor your efforts and getwhat you want. Additional information at: http://stgregorythegreatchurch.org/index.cfm?load=page&page=283. Themeeting is at Saint Gregory the Great' Church, in the Parish Center, O'ConnorHall, at 4680 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.
Saturday, December 20th 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 bring 15 copies of your resume if you want itreviewed.) or 2) Support in Overcoming Job Search Obstacles. This includes: A)Small group advice for individuals who have hit the wall and need help toreinvigorate their job search, or B) Large group discussion on various jobsearch related topics. CIT meets the first and third Saturday of each monthexcept holidays. Jim Smith volunteered to take headshots of memberswho wish to update their online picture. We will take the pictures during thegeneral networking session. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym atChrist Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.
Saturday, December 20th from 9:30am - 12:00 noon: NetworkersWithout Borders will host: Pamela Etzin,Wardrobe stylist and clothing coach, who will give a presentation titled: First
Impressions Do Count, Dressing for Success. So, you have cleaned up your resume, spiffed up your LinkedIn page andtightened up your elevator speech, what about your look? First impressions are made in a fraction of asecond. Are you sure you are sending the right message at interviews or atevents where you may be meeting a potential employer. What are the details sayingabout you? Are you daring enough to come dressed as you would for an interviewand get honest feedback? If you arespending too much time getting dressed, or maybe not enough time, if you have afull closet and nothing to wear, or if you are unsure of how to create aprofessional look that says you, then you should join us. The day will be fun, informative, helpful,and provide pointers you can easily put into action. If you are willing to comedressed as you would for an interview, Pam will be interacting, with willingaudience members, to give specific feedback for you and suggestions to usall. So, suit up, show up and takenotes. Please RSVP at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Foradditional information, call 1-800-246-5527 or http://njlap.org/CareerNetworkingResources/tabid/98/Default.aspx. The meeting is at the New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square,New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
Tuesday, December 23rd from 7:30 -9:30 pm: The Career Forumwill hostLloyd Feinstein, acareer coach, who will give a presentation titled: ResumeCritique. Formore information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email email@example.com. Themeeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ07920.
Thursday, December 29th, from 1:15- 2:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) will offer a program titled: 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.
Tuesday, December 30th from 7:30 -9:30 pm: The Career Forumwill hostLloyd Feinstein, acareer coach, who will give a presentation titled: How toCloseTheInterview andSale. Formore information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Themeeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ07920.
Saturday, January 3rd 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 bring 15 copies of your resume if you want itreviewed.) or 2) Support in Overcoming Job Search Obstacles. This includes: A)Small group advice for individuals who have hit the wall and need help toreinvigorate their job search, or B) Large group discussion on various jobsearch related topics. CIT meets the first and third Saturday of each monthexcept holidays. The meeting is in theWinston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.
The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary, located at 188Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016-4314, offers an extensiveseries of weekly programs pertaining to job search, training, and careeradvice. Inquiries about programs may bemade by calling 917-275-6975, Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm. Click on their link at: http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=65 for a detailed list of upcomingclasses. In addition to these greatin-person classes, the library also recorded some of the presentations and theyare available 24/7 on-line at: http://www.nypl.org/node/90324. Check them out, I am sure you will be pleasantly surprised by the amountof helpful information awaiting you.
Free Pro Bono Career Coaching. Career Coaching is a PRO BONO / FREE service available to job seekerswho wish to focus an existing job search strategy and/or gain insight on how tocraft an effective self-marketing plan. Each session is comprised of a 50minute meeting with a volunteer Job Coach at SIBL's Madison Avenue location. To make an appointment for a PRO BONO / FREEcoaching session, please visit:
Please provideyour name, phone number, e-mail address, and specific goals. If you do not havean e-mail address, please input email@example.com when prompted. Once booked, an e-mailconfirmation and follow-up reminder will be sent to the e-mail addressprovided. In addition, you may also receive a courtesy telephone callconfirming your appointment. If you haveany questions, please contact the Job Search Central Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org call 1-212-592-7006.
The Westport Public Library, located at 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT06880 offers an interesting series of weekly programs pertaining to job search,training, and career advice. Click on their link at: http://www.westportlibrary.org/events for a detailed list of upcoming events. Inaddition, many of these informative presentations are recorded and the podcastscan be viewed 24/7, when time allows, at: http://www.westportlibrary.org/digital/podcasts/search-results?podcast_terms=jobseeker. This is a time saving and cost effective way of seeing a greatpresentation, from the comfort and convenience of your home. Isn't technologygreat!
Wednesdays, from 7:30 - 9:15 pm. Job Seekersof Montclair, located at St.Luke's Church Hall, 73 South Fullerton Avenue (corner of Union Street),Montclair, NJ 07042. A nonsectarian job-search, career-change and support groupmeets; various speakers deliver on topics such as: recognizing youraccomplishments, resumes, and networking. For a schedule of upcomingpresentations, click on their link at: http://www.jobseekersofmontclair.org/, or call (973) 783-3442 for additional information.
Thursdays, from 6:00 - 7:30 pm. ANew Career Transition Support Group just formed in Lambertville, NJ. The groupmeets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. For additional information, contact: Larry Finkelstein, President ofTransition Management Associates, Office 1-609-397-3383 or LFinkelstein@transitionmanagementassociates.com. Themeetings are at Transition Management Associates Office, 120 Swan Street,Lambertville
Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:25 pm (PST) . Posted by:
Construction Administrator/Supervisor (Brooklyn) compensation: $72,000 a year
Construction management company seeks owner's representative to manage the entire construction process, from the foundation stage until receiving sign off.
Position requires synchronizing several residential job sites as followed:
1- Estimating budget based on plan readings, market prices and negotiating with subcontractors.
2- Supervising subcontractor's work on site, overseeing their progress and ensuring working according to approved plans.
Candidate must have:
1- At least 3 years experience as construction administrator, supervising new construction jobs.
2- Excellent interpersonal skills
3- Excellent knowledge in: reading blueprints, planning budgets, market prices and all recent DOB codes
4- His own car
Please email resume only if your salary expectation matches the compensation listed.
office administrator wanted for a construction company in Brooklyn. Must know Quickbooks and Excel and have work authorization. 718-419-1505
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