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[SMCNG] Digest Number 1530

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Digest #1530
Next Week's Upcoming Networking Events by "Thomas Donohue" donohue83


Fri Mar 25, 2016 2:48 pm (PDT) . Posted by:

"Thomas Donohue" donohue83

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 anyone to join and receive mylist of Upcoming Networking Events. It is free and easy to join. Just logon to Yahoo, search for a Group titled: Upcoming_Networking_Events, or click on the linkbelow.

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Individuals, as well as other transition support networkinggroups, are welcome and encouraged to join.

If anyone is aware of an upcoming meeting that you would like toshare with your colleagues, please let me know and I will gladly include itwith my weekly updates.

Thank you and Happy Easter,

Tom Donohue

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, 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:

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 - 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: or for additional meetings.

Monday, March 28th from 7:00 am -9:30 am: The Mondays @ 7Group will host Dr. Paul Maloney,who will give a presentation titled: ManagingInterview Stress. For further information, contact Ed Thomas at203-981-4648 or, or the group's website at The meeting is at the Westport UnitedMethodist Church, 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT 06880(Exit 42 off the Merritt Parkway).

Monday, March 28th from10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ willhost: Carol McCullough, Ph.D.,scientist, and President/General Manager of CMMC Consulting, who will give apresentation titled: Optimizing Your Resume. Additional information isavailable at: PSGCNG meets every Monday, except holidays. The meeting will be at First United MethodistChurch of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.

Monday, March 28th 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, March 28thfrom 6:30 – 9:00 pm: Temple Community Network (TCN) will host: John Corcoran, President ofD'Alessandro, Inc., who will give a presentation titled: How to Tap into the Hidden Job Market, A Proven NetworkingStrategy For Success. This lively presentation willexplore how you can find those jobs that are NOT advertised, and also takeadvantage of opportunities that did not exist until YOU took control of themeeting. It is a step-by-step process, not just theories. If you need a job orjust want to explore other opportunities, this is for YOU. This program is especially beneficial foranyone wanting to change careers, and you know you would be great at it, butthe resume does not say so. The grouptypically meets on the fourth Monday of each month. Directions to Barnert Templeat: For more information, contact Bob Roman at: The meeting is at BarnertTemple, 747 Route 208 South, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417.

Tuesday, March 29th from 12:00noon - 1:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host Barry Cohen, former CUNY Employment Coordinator, who will give a presentation titled: Power Interviews: How to Find and Get theJob You Really Want and Get Hired Now. Barry will discuss:1) Hidden techniques and strategies you 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 been on, and how many offers have youreceived? The meeting is at the New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, NewYork, NY 10016.

Tuesday, March 29th, from 3:15– 4:45 pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will host a special meeting titled: Business Plan Research Workshop. This workshop provides research guidancespecifically tailored to your particular business plan. The meeting is atthe New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34thStreet, New York, NY 10016.

Tuesday, March 29th from 7:30 -9:30 pm: The Career Forumwill hostJoe Himelfarb; a SalesProfessional, who will give a presentation titled: Your Bad Attitude is Like a Flat Tire. Unless You Change it, You Won'tGet Very Far. Attitude is acollection of your beliefs, feelings, and thoughts about your inner self andthe outer world. Consequently, your attitude is in constant flux as a result ofthe daily changes occurring in and around you. And so, sometimes you are up,sometimes you are down. Regardless of the circumstances though, when it comesto your attitude, positive beats negative every day. Now there's no guaranteethat a positive attitude will get you want you want, but a negative attitudeprobably will not. Joe will present a highly interactive and entertainingprogram that will address why and how your attitude does affect your ability tosell yourself in your job search, your business, or your daily activities. At his meeting, you will: 1) Learn why takingresponsibility for your attitude is, well, your responsibility, 2) Discover howself-fulfilling prophecies hold you down or set you free. Hint: you become whatyou think about and 3) Tap into ways you can modify your attitude to favor yourefforts and get what you want. For moreinformation contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email Themeeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ07920.

Wednesday, March 30th from 12:30 - 2:30 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 is 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. 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 30th, 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, March 30th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host David Lees,a career coach, who will give apresentation titled: MarketingYourself with Confidence. David willdiscuss tools to better position and package you to move forward. Learn: 1) How your Personal Core Brand canhelp you gain a competitive edge, 2)How to identify what's unique about yourself to gain further insights to yourspecific strengths and distinctive qualities, 3) How to use your Personal CoreBrand on your resume, in social media, in an elevator pitch, and wheninterviewing, plus 4) Tools to succinctly showcase yourself when communicatingyour success stories with others. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Wednesday, March30th from 7:30 - 9:15 pm.Job Seekers of Montclair, will host a program titled: Dealing With Road Blocks and SettingGoals. Learn how to: 1)Recognize common blocks, 2) How to move beyond the blocks or avoid them, 3)Where to find motivation and support, and 4) Long and short term goalsetting. Additional information isavailable at:, 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, March 31stfrom 2:00 - 4:00 pm: The Associationof Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) will hold a Virtual Career Fair. ThisOnline Career Fair will connect you directly with employers with open careeropportunities from the comfort of your home, office, smartphone or tablet. Asan attendee, you have the ability to explore employer information andopportunities. Choose which employers you want to interact with and then engagein one-on-one text-based conversations directly with a recruiter at thoseorganizations. You can share your background, experience, resume and askquestions. Maximize your time in the event by getting in line to chat withrepresentatives from more than one company at a time. Find out more, andregister, at:

Thursday, March 31stfrom 3:15 - 4:45 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer aspecial program titled: Job Seekers:Download a Customized Company List for Contacts. Find Companies and Executive contacts for yournext job. Search by industry as well as location, size, and sales. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Thursday, March 31stfrom 6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Librarywill host Win Sheffield, a career Coach,who will give a presentation titled: TheDemise of the Elevator Pitch: Would you rather pitch yourself or tell yourstory? In our jobcampaign we need to communicate our value to any number of people in any numberof circumstances. Keeping on top of what we want to say is hard enough andespecially hard when we are not sure where exactly we are heading, if ourtargets are changing or if we have more than a single direction. Join coach WinSheffield to learn how to talk about yourself without having to have ahard-nosed pitch or a prepared speech. Learn to tell your story as it evolves, to focus and engage youraudience all with a level of comfort that comes from focusing on what you knowand asking about what you do not. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.

Thursday, March 31stfrom 6:00 - 8:00 pm: The Westport Public Library will host Bob Hogan, who served on the TowersPerrin Board of Directors, will give a presentation titled: How to Run a Successful Consulting Business. Bob will share his 30+ years of experienceand expertise in running and operating a consulting service business thatcaters to small businesses. Topics covered include starting a consultingservice, determining your competitive value, positioning, packaging and pricingthe service, determining critical success factors, marketing and selling theservice and managing finances and taxes. Advance registration with SCOREat is suggested. The meeting is at the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport,CT 06880.

Friday, April 1stfrom 8:00 - 10:00 am: New Jersey Executives in Transition (NJET)will have a special meeting to discuss tips and suggestions on networkingtechnique, selling yourself, and managing the process of building keyrelationships. NJET is a forum forin-transition and working executives to meet, share ideas and provide a mutualsupport network. Attendees, please bring a one-page profile or resume with20 copies. The group meets monthlyon the first Friday every month. Therewill be a $20 fee to defray breakfast costs and the hiring of professionalspeakers. For additional information orto register for the meeting, please contact: MarkReisman at 1-201-345-9209 or The meeting is at the Bankof America Building, 208 Harristown Road, Glen Rock, NJ 07452. Meeting is on the lower level, in the newconference room.

Friday, April 1stfrom 9:45 am - 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library andthe Professional Service Group of Mercer County will co-host Amy Raditz, who will give apresentation titled: Remember Me, How toMake an Introduction That's Favorable and Lasting. Have you ever met someone new, talk a bit,then after moving on, do not remember their name, or worse, are left with apoor impression? Introducing yourself, to be remembered, particularly when youare in a job search, can lead to landing that next role. How do you craft thosefirst few words? How much do you say? What is the body language? And how do youfollow-up with this new found acquaintance? This fun, informative, interactiveevent will help you get more comfort and practice with the Art of the Intro. Visit the PSG of Mercer County website to learnabout the numerous resources available there. The meeting is at the PrincetonPublic Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.

Friday, April 1stfrom 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host John Crant, Author, Career Coach andSpeaker, who will give a presentation titled: Resume Renovation. John will discuss howmaking the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job searchactually increases the value of the items on your resume. The discussion includes: 1) Resume: NewDefinition, 2) Resume Goals, 3) Understanding Stacks of Incoming Resumes, 4) 3Second Test, 5) One Page Resume, Unless It is Two, 6) Value, Value Everywhere,but Nowhere to be Seen, 7) Degrees of Degrees, and 8) The Headless Horseman: Donot Send a Word Doc. The meeting is atthe New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34thStreet, New York, NY 10016.

Saturday, April 2nd 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: for a detailed list of upcomingclasses. In addition to these great in-personclasses, the library also recorded some of the presentations and they areavailable 24/7 on-line at: 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 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 jscnypl@nypl.orgor call 1-212-592-7006.

The UnitedWay of Northern New Jersey 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: To make an appointment,email Durelle McPherson orcall 1.973.993.1160, x210. The meetingsare at United Way of Northern New Jersey, Suite 205, 60 South Fullerton Ave,Montclair, NJ 07042.

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: 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: 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:, or call (973) 783-3442 for additional information.

Fridays from 9:00– 11:00 am, The Suffern Professional Networking Team meets every Friday inthe conference room at Christ Episcopal Church, 65 Washington Ave, Suffern, NY 10901. For additional information, please contact Jeffrey Getz at or 1-845-893-7265.

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