Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:26 pm (PDT) . 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 not to miss an opportunity where you canexpand your network, make new friends, share knowledge with your peers, andhear highly relevant and beneficial insights and perspectives from experts inthe marketplace. Make it a goal to attend at least one or twomeetings a week.
In traveling to these events, consider carpooling. Not only will it reduce the cost of drivingthere, but the friendly conversation will make the ride seem to go much faster.
I created a Yahoo group for anyoneto join and receive my list of Upcoming Networking Events. It isfree and easy to join. Just logon to Yahoo, search for a Group titled: Upcoming_Networking_Events, or click on the linkbelow.
· Subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Unsubscribe: email@example.com
Individuals, as well as othertransition support networking groups, are welcome and encouraged to join.
If anyone is aware of an upcomingmeeting that you would like to share with your colleagues, please let me knowand I will gladly include it with 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 to thegreat 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, October 24th from 8:30 -10:30 am: The Monmouth Networking Group will host: Speaker and Topic to be Determined. The meeting is atChrist Church in Middletown, (West Door), 90 KingsHighway, Middletown, NJ 07748-2025.
Saturday, October 24th, from 1:00- 3:00 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will offer a special programtitled: Are You Fluent in LinkedIn. Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account inyour job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies fordetermining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job searchusing LinkedIn, and more. The meeting isat the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Monday, October 26thfrom 10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will hostMarty Latman, chairman of the BergenChapter of Financial Executive Network Group (FENG), who will give apresentation titled: Networking Tools toAdvance Your Career and Business. Careersare built on networking and building relationships. Do you want to understandwhat Networking is all about so you can be successful in advancing your career? Attendees will learn how to build andmaintain a network. You will hear about the tools you need to buildrelationships, ways to approach people for career development assistance,methods to communicate with others, the Do's and Do not's of social networkingand the business challenges you will face in your career. Additionalinformation is available at: www.psgcnj.biz. PSGCNG meets every Monday, except holidays. The meeting will be at First United MethodistChurch of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.
Monday, October 26thfrom 3:00 - 5:00 pm:The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer a special programtitled: Best Practices in Your JobSearch Campaign. During this sessionyou will learn about best practices of a successful job search campaign:effective job search planning strategies, marketing yourself andmore, using social networking sites in your job search, making a goodimpression during the interview, and the importance of follow-up. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Monday, October 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm:The New Jersey North Chapter of the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive GroupGPSEG(formerly NJENG) invites you to an AfterHours Social. Come for an evening of intelligent conversation, businessnetworking, reconnecting with good friends, or making new ones. This is a greatway for working members to keep in touch and meet the many new members. Weinvite other executive level networking groups such as: ChemPharma, FENG, IERG, MENG, NJ-SENG,and TENG.No RSVP or registration is needed, and there is no cost to attend. Thegroup generally meets the last Monday of the month, or the prior week if thelast Monday is a holiday. We skip December. The meeting is at the Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel, 175 ParkAvenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932.
Monday, October26th from 6:30 – 9:00 pm: Temple Community Network (TCN) will host: John J. Gillen, a Human Capitalmanagement consultant and a work futurist, who will give a presentation titled:The Hidden Job Market: Myth or Reality. One of the most generallyaccepted concepts heard by experienced job seekers is the existence of what hasbeen called, the hidden job market. Some career coaches tell their clients thatup to 80% of jobs are hidden while other staffing experts claim that is nottrue anymore and that the hidden job market is a myth. Is the hidden job marketnow a myth or is it still a cruel reality, or is it something else entirely?John will answer that question and explain what the truth behind thesecontradictory statements is. Then, he will present attendees with a moreeffective strategy to approach finding their next work opportunity based ontoday's dynamic job market and current hiring practices. The group typically meets onthe fourth Monday of each month. Formore information, contact Bob Roman at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions to Barnert Temple at: http://www.barnerttemple.org/Directions. Themeeting is at Barnert Temple, 747 Route 208 South, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417.
Tuesday, October27th from 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industryand Business Library will host Jon Barb,who will give a presentation titled: MaximizingInterpersonal Relationships. Dealingwith other people can be frustrating. One way to be more effective iswith Interpersonal Awareness and Versatility. Do you want to be more successful in business and in life? Do youwant to increase your ability to get along with others? Do you want toincrease your ability to get positive outcomes in relationships? Wouldyou like to increase the results you are getting in your overall communicationefforts? Learn how to: 1) Understand whyand how others behave the way they do, 2) Recognize the styles of: Driver,Analytical, Amiable, Expressive, 3) Adjust your style to get the results youwant in casual conversations, as well as during job interviews, 4) Influenceothers to do what you want them to do, and 5) Increase your overall ability todeal with everybody. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Tuesday, October 27th from 6:00 - 7:30pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will host JohnCrant, Author, Career Coach and Speaker, who will give a presentationtitled: Communications Mastery in JobSearch: How to Engage Hiring Managers. John will discuss the following techniques for getting the attention ofhiring managers: 1) First You Have To Find Them! (the Decisions-makers), 2)Engaged and Disengaged: Houston, We Have a Problem, 3) It is About Them, SoThat It is About You... (It Has To Be About Them!), 4) Avoiding the One-offs:It is About Opening a Communications Channel 5) Getting 'n Agreement for aRelationship, 6) Channel Surfing: Keeping Your Communications Goals Focused,and 7) Value, Value... In Every Word Will Open Doors (You May Never HaveDreamed Existed). The meeting is at theNew York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34thStreet, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, October 27th andNovember 3rd from 7:00 - 8:30pm: The Princeton Public Library will host DavidSchuchman, who will give a free 2-session class titled: Introductionto Blogging Using Google Blogger. Create your own Google Bloggersite in this two-session class. Students will learn to post, layout apage, and become familiar with templates in order to create and design a blogsite or basic website. A Google (gmail) account is required and may becreated in class. Visit the Princeton Pubic Library website to learnabout the numerous resources available there at: http://princetonlibrary.org/events/2015/10/intro-blogging-google-blogger-session-1. The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 WitherspoonStreet, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Tuesday, October 27th from 7:30 -9:30 pm: The Career Forumwill hostLloyd Feinstein, acareer coach, who will give a presentation titled: How to Get Past the First Interview. Mechanics of the JobSearch. 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.
Wednesday, October 28th from 12:30 - 2:00 pm: The New York Public Library- Grand Central Library will host TomPowner of Career Thinker Inc. who will give a presentation titled: Preparing for JobInterviews, The More You Prepare The Less Intimidating They Become. Increase your chances of hearing thewords You are Hired by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many jobseekers do not place enough importance and time in preparing for an interview;a sure way to outshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than theyare. Tom will discuss the following: Your attire and why it's important, Howbody language and posture can kill an interview, Types of Interviews you can befaced with, The job application, Do you have CAR Stories ready to share, Canyou answer the W questions, How well do you know your resume, What you shouldknow about the company, and What should you ask at the end of theinterview. Advanced registration isrequired at: http://events-careerthinker-.eventbrite.com/ Themeeting is at the New York Public Library - Grand CentralLibrary, 135 East 46th Street, 2nd floorcommunity room, New York, NY 10017
Wednesday, October 28th from 1:00 - 3:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will offer a program titled: AARPBack To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network. Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual CareerNetwork can help you prepare and qualify for a well-paying job and arewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you tothe education and training you need. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Wednesday, October 28th from 6:00– 7:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host Barry Cohen, former CUNY Employment Coordinator, who will give a presentation titled: Powerful First Impressions: How to Find and Getthe Job You Really Want. Barry will discuss: 1) Hidden techniques and strategiesyou need to ace that next job interview, 2) How to Ace Every Job Interview,Even if you are not the best candidate, and 3) How many interview have you beenon, and how many offers have you received? The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library,188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Wednesday, October 28th, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm: The Sayreville Public Library will host Dr.Colleen Georges, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Let a Professional Polish Your Résumé. We all know the job market is tough. Give your best first impression to potential employers by making your résuméshine. Dr. Colleen Georges will spend one-on-one time with attendees,giving each résumé an honest critique with suggestions forimprovement. Attendees will be assigned a 15-minute time slot. Time slotsare assigned on a first come, first served basis. You need only bring acopy of your résumé and a pen. For moreinformation or to register, contact Alaina at firstname.lastname@example.org call 732-727-0212 ex. 25 or 12. Themeeting is at the Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road, Parlin, NJ08859.
Wednesday, October28th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm: The Bronxville Career Network (BCN) will host Mark Troncone, a PMP IT Project Manager, who will give apresentation titled: My 7 Step Job Hunt Plan. Information is power, Information about you,the job hunt process, the workplace and the companies to which you areapplying. Research shows that 61% of newhires feel that they were misled during the hiring process AND that 50% ofhiring organizations regret their selection. Do not become a statistic. LetMark show you how to effectively organize your search for success. For further information, email Rich Antash at email@example.com or check out BCN's website at: http://www.sites.google.com/site/bcnrcb/home. Fora Google map of the location, click on the following link: http://bit.ly/BCNatRCB. The meeting is at The ReformedChurch of Bronxville, in the Edwards room, 180 Pondfield Road, at the corner ofMidland Ave, Bronxville, NY 10708.
Wednesday, October 28th from 7:30- 9:15 pm. Job Seekers ofMontclair, will host a program titled: JobSearch Techniques. Learn about: 1) Using the Internet, 2)Informational interviewing, 3) Directory of Organizations, and 4) Examining theWant Ads. Additional information is available at: http://www.jobseekersofmontclair.org/, or by calling 1-973-783-3442. Themeeting is at St. Luke's Church Hall, 73 South Fullerton Avenue (corner ofUnion Street), Montclair, NJ 07042.
Thursday, October 29th from 2:00 -4:00 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host SherryNatkow, who will give a presentation titled: Writing a LinkedIn Summary. Creating a LinkedIn profile is a must particularlyfor job-seekers. With 300 million profiles worldwide, it is no wonderthat some employers do not even bother posting new openings anymore; instead,they search LinkedIn for potential candidates. It is also a must that your profile captures the attention ofdecision-makers. Yet, over 50% of profiles do not include a Summary, 2,000characters of prime real estate located below the Headline. By skipping aSummary, you miss a great opportunity to promote and differentiateyourself in a competitive job market. This workshop will show you acollection of LinkedIn Summaries that pop. Many of the best incorporatespecific techniques such as an anecdote, a hook, or use humor. Othershighlight accomplishments, or include a 3rd party testimonial. Learn how to write a call to action and whereto include your list of Key Words. Participants are encouraged to bring their own Summary, if they haveone. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, October29th from 3:00 - 5:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host a special five part CareerFinder's Club. Design action stepsfor your career search and career development. During these fivecareer-themed workshops, you will be able to build your own career action planby participating in-group activities, sharing your experiences, and learningfrom career development experts. Deepen your job search and career developmentskills in a supportive environment and connect to the network of like-mindedprofessionals. The sessions are offered on:
· October 29 Stressand Time Management
· November 5 Networkingand Your Elevator Pitch
· November 12 Resumes
· November 19 Interviewing
· December 3 LinkedInand Other Social Media
Achieve the greatest benefit for your job search andcareer development by attending the five-week program. Space is limitedand registration is required at: http://goo.gl/forms/dqPlDVGTJV. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, October 29th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will offer a program titled: CareerResources. Explore job/careerresources available at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) andother public sites; Find industry and career advice, resume guides andmore. The meeting is at the New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, NewYork, NY 10016.
Thursday, October 29th from 7:00 -9:00 pm: Temple Beth ShalomCareer Networking Group will host AlexFreund, a career and interviewing coach, who will give a presentationtitled: The Interview: You areOnstage. This presentation is highlyparticipative by the audience. It identifies the four elements thatinterviewers focus on and involves demonstration.Audience members mock interview. It is entertaining, and manyunknowns get exposed and explained. To attend, please register at http://tbscng-october.eventbrite.com or R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org. The meeting is at Temple Beth Shalom, 193East Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039. Enter through the parking lot at the rear ofthe building.
Friday, October 30th from 9:45 am - 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the ProfessionalService Group of Mercer County will co-host David Schuchman, who will give a presentation titled: Beyond Your Resume: Promoting Yourself. No matter how great your resume is,your resume alone will not land you needed interviews or that terrific job.Learn about other tools and techniques available to use to promote yourself,your passions, and your expertise. Then, decide which may be best for you tostart using. Visit the PSG of Mercer County websiteto learn about the numerous resources available there. The meeting is at thePrinceton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Friday, October 30thfrom 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host Mim Anzolut, whowill give a presentation titled: Writinga Winning Resume. Mim will offertips on creating a competitive resume. Learn how to make your resumereader-friendly, connect your experience with job descriptions, and highlightyour achievements. Put your resume to work whether you are making acareer change or continuing in the same career path. Also get tips in theart of writing cover letters and thank you letters. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Saturday, October 31st from 9:00am - 4:00 pm: The Church ofthe Saviour is hosting a full day Jump Start Your Job Search Workshop. This interactive day ofinformation and ideas will assist you in finding the right position morequickly. Listed below is the day's program:
· Knock Out Networking: How to Work the Room – Michael Goldberg – Boxing, like networking is about theconnection. More, stronger connections for your job search mean greatersuccess. Bottom line - networking is the most effective way to generate morecontacts, create more opportunities, and land the job.
· Re-fueling Your Job Search – BrendaGrove – Fuel up to speed up your job search. This pit stop willexamine your passion, preparation, plan, people, process and perspective. Gain the proven strategies to help you reach your destination.
· Job Seeker's Toolkit – FordMyers – Ford will guide you through all of the necessary tools to have inyour toolkit. You will examine these specific tools and how to createthem, so you will be ready to move ahead successfully with your job searchprocess.
· Networkingover lunch with fellowparticipants and speakers. Please bringyour lunch as there will be no place to purchase one.
· Question and Answer Session with our Panel of Experts - Michael, Brenda, Ford, Matt andAmy
· Top Ten Must Haves for LinkedIn – Matt Levy – Matt will share and show the must haves forLinkedIn so that you can have a successful profile and maximize yourutilization of LinkedIn.
· Networking Prep, Tools and Places – Lynne Williams – Lynne will share how to prepare fornetworking with the important tools so that you can be successful in yournetworking efforts.
· Bring Your Best Self to Your Job Search and Your New Job – Amy Dinning – Amy will guide us throughfeeling, looking, thinking, acting and being your best as you go through jobtransition and into your new job.
Please registeronline at www.cosnet.org/care. The cost for the entireprogram is only $10; please pay with a credit card. Sorry, we areunable to take walk-ins. Please note that online registration will closeon Wednesday, October 28th at noon. For more information or questions, contact Amy Dinning at 1-610-265-2805or email@example.com. The meeting is at the Churchof the Saviour, 651 North Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 7:00 - 8:30 pm. RaritanValley Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors Accountable Group, located at RaritanValley Community College, Branchburg Campus, 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ08876. The group meets in the HolocaustRoom, 2nd floor of the library. A weekly job search support group, that holds each other accountable totheir job search, is quicker to receive a return on their investment. Come and see how good habits and a good gameplan can make all the difference.
The UnitedWay of Northern New Jersey is offers Free CareerCoaching. The program providesprofessionals with an opportunity to learn techniques for success in theworkplace and shares local resources for job training. Obtain help with topics such as: Tools to brand yourself, Updating your resumeand cover letter, Career networking tips, Techniques to ace your nextinterview, Strategies for resume distribution, Counseling on alternative careerpaths, Advice on dressing for success, and Help setting and achieving short andlong-term career goals. These one-on-onesessions are by appointment only. Additional information is available at: http://www.unitedwaynnj.org/newsevents/uwevents_template0.php?event_id=1170&frm= To make an appointment,
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