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Ramsey JSWT Members:
Recently I have been havingproblems with AOL categorizing my messages as spam and not letting medistribute it to a large number of recipients. To ensure that you receive mylist of Upcoming Networking Events, please join the following Yahoo Group thatI set-up at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals,as well as other transition support networking groups, are welcome andencouraged to join.
In addition, mylaptop computer stopped working. So,until my PC is fixed, I cannot access my distribution list. Therefore, I can only send this message to myYahoo Networking Groups.
Listed below are Next Week's Upcoming Networking Events.All meetings are open to the public, plus you are welcome and stronglyencouraged to attend.
Think of these meetings as opportunities, sort of likegoing to school, to learn something that can reduce your time in transition bygaining knowledge in job search and interviewing skills needed to excel andstandout from your competition.
In traveling to these events, consider car pooling. Not only will it reduce the cost of drivingthere, but the friendly conversation will make the ride seem to go much faster. Also, In the event of snow, ice, or inclement weather, pleasecheck with the meeting organizer if the presentation will be canceled orpostponed before traveling there. Your safety is important. Please rely on your best judgment beforeventuring out on slippery roads.
Specialannouncement, the Neighbors Helping Neighbors (NhN) group has just been awardeda federal grant to connect employers with the long term unemployed. NhN is looking to help the Long TermUnemployed (LTU) in New Jersey, on behalf of LTU job candidates that fit thegrant's criteria. NhN can offer Ready toWork on the job training funds to the employers who hire them. Please help in spreading the word to employerswho can hire New Jersey Residents in Bio-Pharma/Life Sciences, InformationTechnology, and Advance manufacturing sectors. The NJ Resident Job link is: http://njwf.managee2e.com/applicants/new?salt=fdg3sd0YDxcseR ContactJohn R. Fugazzie at 1.201.351.0449 or email@example.com foradditional information.
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.
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. Host WandaEllet brings you the best career advice, no matter what stage your careeris in. Whether you are in transition, looking for a better opportunity, or evena college student, Your Career is Calling has you covered. Nearly every single week, they are joined bya special guest to cover a unique topic. Don't forget to tune into 107.7 FM The Bronc, http://www.1077thebronc.com/ or 107.7The Bronc's free Android and IPhone Apps. Listeners can reach the studio with their questions at 1-877-900-1077. In addition, interesting previous episodes are available at: 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, March14th from 7:30 - 10:15 am: The Breakfast Club will host a Special Panel Discussion on Digital Disruption- Part 1. The panel, moderated by George Pace, will consist of thefollowing Breakfast Club members, who are involved with various aspects ofDigital: Frank Kovacs, Haresh Keswani,and Rajeev Sachdeva. DigitalDisruption is defined as the change that occurs when new digital technologiesand business models affect the value proposition of existing goods andservices. Digital technologies such asSocial Media, Big Data, Cloud and Mobile are not only disrupting businessmodels, but the job market as well. AsDigital is such a large (and at times complex) space, this month the BreakfastClub is proud to introduce a Panel Format that will walk the audience thruvarious aspects of Digital Disruption which include: 1) Defining DigitalDisruption in today's environment, 2) Examples of where Digital has had animpact, 3) New career opportunities, and careers that maybethreatened/impacted, 4) What trends / direction should job seekers expect inthe next 1-2 years. And 5) Suggested skillsets individuals should startfocusing on. More information is available at www.thebreakfastclubnj.com. For 2015, meetings are free (courtesy of oneof our members), plus free bagels for the first 50 attendees. Be sure to tellyour friends and bring them along. The meeting is at the Days Hotel ConferenceCenter, 195 Rt. 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. For your information, it appears that thehotel will be hosting a conference and needs to relocate our meeting to theHooters Restaurant, which is attached to the hotel, prior to them opening forbusiness.
Saturday, March14th and 21st from 10:00 - 11:30 am: Princeton Public Library isoffering a program titled: Introductionto Blogging Using Google Blogger. Blogging is a great way to promoteyourself, and where you control your message and your brand. This is the firstpart of a free 2-day training program available to all visitors and patrons -No registration required - No library card needed. Themeeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton,NJ 08542.
Monday, March 16th from7:00 am - 9:30 am: TheMondays @ 7 Group will host Dr.Paul Mahoney, who will give a presentation titled: Perception and Self-Talk. Perception and self-talk are the foundation for resilience. Resilience is the ability to bounce back. Our resilience is dependent upon how or whatwe convey to ourselves. For further information, contact Ed Thomas at203-981-4648 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or the group's website at http://www.mondaysat7.org/ The meeting is at the Westport UnitedMethodist Church, 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT 06880(Exit 42 off the Merritt Parkway).
Monday, March 16thfrom 10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will hostDavid Nast, who will give apresentation titled: Negotiating JobOffers. Additional information is available at: www.psgcnj.biz. PSGCNG meets every Monday,except holidays. The meeting will be atFirst United Methodist Church of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville,NJ 08876.
Monday, March 16thfrom 1:15 - 2:30 pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will offer a program titled: Job Seekers: Download a Customized Company List for Contacts. FindCompanies and Executive contacts for your next job. Search by industry as wellas location, size, and sales. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Monday, March 16thfrom 6:00 - 9:00 pm: The Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) willhost: Terence Finn, Chief TechnologyOfficer at Remedy Health Media, who will give a presentation titled: Both Sides of the Table. Terence's will provide insight into one ofthe most significant business challenges he faces today...recruiting talent.Terence will share his perspective as a hiring manager who routinely reviewsresumes and interviews candidates. In addition, Terence will discuss his owntransition from one of the world's largest employers to a small entrepreneurialorganization in a different industry. He will show how it is possible tochange industries mid-career and share tips for those with big companyexperience hoping to transition into small and mid-sized businesses, one of thefastest growing job sectors in the US. Additional information is available on WNO's website at: http://wno.weebly.com. Please register in advance at http://WNO2015316.eventbrite.com. The meeting will be at the Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, NY10520.
Tuesday, March 17th, from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: The Sayreville Public Library will host Garret Gega, Job Developer of theMiddlesex County Department of Workforce Development, who will give a presentation titled: Job Search Techniques: Resumes, Interviewing and What Employer's Expect.Learn effective techniques in resume writing, improving your interviewingskills and finding out what employers expect in job seekers. For moreinformation or to register, contact Alainaat email@example.com or call 732-727-0212ex. 25 or 12. The meeting is atthe Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road, Parlin, NJ 08859.
Tuesday, March17th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will offer a program titled: Bestpractices in Your Job Search Campaign. During this session you will learn about best practices of a successfuljob search campaign: effective job search planning strategies,marketing yourself, using social networking sites in your job search, making agood impression during the interview, and the importance of follow-up. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, March 17thfrom 7:00 - 8:30 pm: The Newtown CareerNetworking Group will host JimMarshall, who will give a presentation titled: Blogging; How to Become the 600 Word Gorilla in the Room. PleaseRSVP at: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, contact the church at1-215-968-3861 or www.newtownnetworking.org. Themeeting is at The Newtown Presbyterian Church, Reception Hall, 25 NorthChancellor Street, Newtown, PA 18940.
Tuesday, March 17th from7:30 - 9:30 pm: The CareerForum will hostGeorge Pace,who will give a presentation titled: Youthe Product - How YOU Can Become A More Attractive Product. While you might not think of yourself as aproduct, do you try to differentiate your service offering from those of yourcompetition? And what techniques can youlearn from manufacturers who differentiate their products on a daily basis? This engaging presentation explores this ideaby identifying key influences of the purchasing decision and specific actionsmanufacturers take across these dimensions, such as: 1) Product Life, 2) CustomerService, 3) Research and Development, 4) Marketing, and 5) Advertising. Once identified, the focus turns on how anindividual can implement these techniques, along with ACTIONABLE steps they canstart taking now to begin the journey of being a more attractive product. For more 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.
Wednesday, March 18thfrom 12:30 - 2:00 pm: The New York Public Library - Grand CentralLibrary will host TomPowner of Career Thinker Inc. who will give a presentation titled: Preparing for JobInterviews, The More You Prepare The LessIntimidating They Become. Increase your chances of hearing the words Youare Hired by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many job seekers do notplace enough importance and time in preparing for an interview; a sure way tooutshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than they are.Tom willdiscuss the following: Yourattire and why it's important, How body language and posture can kill an interview,Types of Interviews you can be faced with, The job application, Do you have CARStories ready to share, Can you answer the W questions, How well do you knowyour resume, What you should know about the company, and What should you ask atthe end of the interview. Advancedregistration is required at: http://events-careerthinker-.eventbrite.com/. The meeting is at the New York Public Library - Grand Central Library, 135 East 46th Street,2nd floor community room, New York, NY 10017
Wednesday, March 18th from 1:00 - 3:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will offer a program titled: WorkSearchOrientation. Are you a 40+ jobseeker? 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, March 18th from 1:15- 2:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer aprogram titled: Business Plan Research Workshop. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library,188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Wednesday, March 18th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host RobertHellmann, a career coach at www.hellmannconsulting.com, who will give a presentation titled: Turn Job Interviews Into Offers. Have you ever walked out ofan interview thinking they loved you, but then you did not get the job? Or felt a great conversation come to a halt as soon as you answered theirsalary question? Perhaps in one interview you felt a bit too nervous, oryou simply want to polish up your interviewing skills. If any of these are truefor you, then this seminar is for you. Thediscussion includes: 1) A strategic approach to interviewing that will put youahead of the competition, 2) How to handle salary questions and other questionsyou are likely to hear, 3) What to do when they ask you about your weaknesses,4) The three things companies look for in a candidate, and how to prepare, 5) Thethree questions you must ask to ensure the interview's success, and 6) How toturn a No into a Yes. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Wednesday, March 18thfrom 7:00 - 9:00 pm: GenY Networking Group will host Michael Pilla, Founder and CreativeDirector of Pilla Creative Marketing, whowill give a presentation titled: MarketingYour Personal Brand. Branding haschanged. Once the concern solely of the large corporation, today marketing yourbrand is now the responsibility of any and everyone in the businessworld. Where branding of all sorts used to mean the stuff you created,today it is now about the story you tell. In Marketing Your PersonalBrand you will learn: 1) The concept of Finding Your Why and how it setsyou apart, 2) Where and how to find your marketing narrative, 3) Using yournarrative to engage your target audience, 4) Creating an integrated internetpresence, and 5) Implementing your brand across multiple platforms. Whether you are looking for a new position,in transition or promoting your business, Marketing Your Personal Brand willprovide you with the tools to tailor a campaign to fit your needs. So come outand join us. Please plan to attend andspread the word. I am confident that Michael will not disappoint, andthat you will enjoy this evening. For additionalinformation or to register, please contact Joe Finazzo at firstname.lastname@example.org. The meeting is at the Library of the Chathams,214 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928.
Wednesday, March 18th from7:30 - 9:15 pm. Job Seekersof Montclair, will host Raymond Helfrich,who will give a presentation titled: Making Networks Work, A Practical Workshop. Raymond willtalk about Networking, Why, What, Who, When, Where, and How. Additional information is available at: http://www.jobseekersofmontclair.org/, or by calling 1-973-783-3442. The meeting is at St. Luke's Church Hall, 73 South Fullerton Avenue (corner of UnionStreet), Montclair, NJ 07042.
Thursday, March19th, from 9:30 - 11:30 am: Jewish Vocational Service(JVS) of New Jersey will host ArneSalkin, an Account Executive at Transworld Systems, who will give a presentation titled: You Have a Profile, Now What? LinkedIn for Advanced Beginners. Some topics willinclude: 1) How do you send someone an invitation to link, 2) Whatto do with invitations from people you do not know well or do not know at all,3) Why you cannot see names of people who viewed your profile, 4) How do youinput your email addresses into your LinkedIn Account; should you, 5) How doyou quickly post a message in several groups, and 6) How do you ask a questionto many people at once. To register, e-mail Beverly Feldman at: email@example.com. or call: 1-973-674-0871 by noon, 3/18/2015. The meeting is at the Aidekman Family Campus,901 Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ 07981. Turn right at the sign for Golds' gym.
Thursday, March 19th from 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host Mim Anzolut, who will give a presentation titled: Writing a Winning Resume. Learn how to put your resume towork whether you are making a career change or continuing in the same careerpath. Mim will discuss how to write a resume thatwill give you a competitive edge. Learn how to make your resumereader-friendly, connect your experience with job descriptions, and highlightyour achievements. Get tips in the art of writing cover letters and thankyou letters. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Thursday, March 19th from 2:00 -4:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host SherryNatkow, who will give a presentation titled: Critique Your Resume. Are your resumes getting you interviews? Areyou submitting the same resume for each job posting? Successful job-seekerscustomize their resume for each position in order to let hiring managers knowimmediately that they are a good fit. Learn how to incorporate the language from a job posting into aKeyword-rich Summary. Participants must bring a current resume and 2 job postings.Pre-registration is required. Interested participants must email Sherry Natkowat firstname.lastname@example.org enroll and receive additional information. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library,188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, March 19th from6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host David Lees, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Interview with Confidence. David will discussthe job interviewing process and learn tools to effectively stand out fromother interviewers. He will demonstrate how using your PersonalCore Brand and specific tools will help you replace anxiety with confidence. Learn: 1) How best to be prepared prior toyour interview, 2) Three secrets to communicating and managing interviews, 3) Thethree steps to score points while interviewing, and 4) How to answer thosetroubling questing before you begin interviewing. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, March 19th from6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library inconjunction with its sponsor Citi Foundation, will host: StartUp 2015 Workshop 3: Developing Financial Statements. Learn how to develop financial statements foryour business. This session will be offered three times in March. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Friday, March20th from 8:00 - 10:00 am: Westchester Project Managers Job Club will host: Bill Cusano, owner of and THE story wizard at Cusano Marketing LLC,who will give a presentation titled: DancingWith Dinosaurs. Bill will explain how to lead your clients from thebrink of extinction to surviving and thriving in this delightful andinformative talk. It is a do not miss event for a many of yourprofessional and personal interests. The presentation is free, but seatingis limited. So, please RSVP to Rich Antash at email@example.com 1-914-343-4498 in order to reserve yourseat. Free coffee and pastries will be provided. For a Google mapof the location, click on the following link: http://bit.ly/FordhamWc. The meeting is at Fordham University Westchester Campus, 400 Westchester Ave,Room 142, West Harrison, NY 10604.
Friday, March 20th from12:00 noon - 1:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host a very special program titled:Get Tips and Advice from Employers Who Hire. Apanel discussion for job seekers age 40 or older. Gain insightform hiring managers and HR staff in non-profit and corporate sectors as towhat they are looking for in the ideal candidate. The panel members include: 1) Derrick Brown, Diversity Recruiter,Deutsche Bank USA, 2) Morgan McGowan, VP of Commercial RealEstate Finance, TD Bank, 3) DylanDeYoung, Manager of Training and Operations, FPC, 4) Doreen Bermudez, SAGE Day Program Manager, SAGE, 5) Tiany White, Bronx Program Coordinator,Dress for Success, 6) Gregory Grinley,Director of SAGE Centers, SAGE, and7) AndreaGoldman, Senior Human Resource Director, Institute for Career Development. This panel is co-created by SAGEWorks andSIBL's Job Search Central. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Saturday, March 21st from 8:15 -10:30 am: The Saint Gregorythe Great Networking Group (SGGNG) will host a special meeting titled: Recruiter'sPanel: Working with Recruiters. Join Philip Bartfield, WandaEllett and Ed Han as theyanswer your questions about how recruiters work with their corporateclients, and the best ways for you to work with recruiters. The group meets the 3rd Saturday of the month. Additional information at: http://stgregorythegreatchurch.org/index.cfm?load=page&page=283. The meeting is at Saint Gregorythe Great'Church, in the Parish Center, O'Connor Hall, at 4680 Nottingham Way,Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.
Saturday, March 21st 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.
Saturday, March21st from 10:00 - 11:30 am: Princeton Public Library is offering a programtitled: Introduction to BloggingUsing Google Blogger. Blogging is a great way to promote yourself,and where you control your message and your brand. This is the second part of afree 2-day training program available to all visitors and patrons - No registrationrequire
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