Sat Apr 9, 2016 11:57 am (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 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 link below.
· Subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Unsubscribe: email@example.com
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.
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 107.7 The Bronc's free Android and IPhoneApps. Listeners can reach the studiowith their questions at 1-877-900-1077. In addition, interesting previous episodes areavailable 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 RodColon, on Blogtalk Radio - http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ownyourcareer. Dial1-347-857-3320 with your questions to get proven guidance from the # 1career coach in the United States, specialized in the 7 Step Job Search and author of the book Win The Race For 21stCentury Jobs. Get free coaching with challenges you encounter steering yourcareer in the rough seas 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.comor www.nhnusa.orgfor additional meetings.
Sunday, April 10th from 1:00 -4:00 pm, Our Lady of MountCarmel Church will host Ed McCabe, aLee, Hecht, Harrison career coach, and RichKritzer who will 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 additionalinformation, please call Carol Shea at 1-201-447-4215 or Tom Lewis at1-201-445-1864. The workshop is at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, OnePassaic Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, in the lower church meeting room.
Monday, April 11th from 7:00 am -9:30 am: The Mondays @ 7Group will host Dr. Leonaura Rhodes,who will give a presentation titled: StressBusting Strategies for Job Seekers. For further information, contact Ed Thomas at 203-981-4648 or firstname.lastname@example.org,or the group's website at http://www.mondaysat7.org/ Themeeting is at the Westport United Methodist Church, 49 Weston Road, Westport,CT 06880 (Exit 42 off the Merritt Parkway).
Monday, April 11th from 10:30 am -1:00 pm: Professional ServiceGroup of Central NJ will host: PamEtzin, who will give a presentation titled: The Power of Dress, Image, and Perception in the Workplace. Additionalinformation is available at: www.psgcnj.biz. PSGCNG meets every Monday, exceptholidays. The meeting will be at FirstUnited Methodist Church of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ08876.
Monday, April 11th from 10:00 am -12:00 noon: Northern NJProfessionals in Transition will host ClaudiaSandonato, a Career Coach and Training Professional,who will give a presentation titled: EffectiveResumes. This workshop will help youproduce a resume that will lead to interviews and market yourself like apro. In this workshop, you will learnhow to: 1) Build a targeted resume, 2) Recognize and select the best resumeformat for your circumstances, 3) Modernize your resume, 4) Write WOW accomplishmentstatements, 5) Utilize helpful resume pointers, 6) Format your resume forInternet applications, and 7) Write targeted cover letters. A schedule ofupcoming meeting dates is available at: www.bit.ly/NNJ_PIT1. Thegroup meets on generally alternating Mondays, except on library holidays.The companion online discussion forum/information archive/bulletin board/eventcalendar is available at: www.bit.ly/NNJ_PIT2. For additional information, please contact NNJ_PITemail@example.com . The meetings are at Maplewood Public Library, 51 Baker St,Maplewood, NJ 07040.
Monday, April 11th from 6:30 -8:30 pm: The Career NetworkingGroup will host will host Alex Freund,a career and interviewing coach, who will give a presentation titled: Networking for Job Search. Just the word networking can conjure upreactions on par with those associated with castor oil. If you would like toremove the charge you feel at the very thought of networking and increase yourconfidence, this workshop is perfect for you. We know the benefits, fromexpanding our network to improving our chances of landing that new position, butit remains the thing we spend the least amount of time on, even though 80% ofjobs are landed through networking and the majority of jobs are notposted. Alex tackles job searchnetworking head-on in this provocative workshop designed to step up your gameand empower you to network anytime, anywhere, with anyone. During this session,you will: 1) Examine common mistakes job seekers make, 2) Learn how socialmedia can be used to network yourself into a job, 3) Uncover PC based tools andtactics to manage your networking efforts, 4) Identify the components neededfor someone to network with you, 5) Examine the aspects of great networking,and 6) Script a networking request. Pleaseregister online at www.scotlib.org;call 1-908-322-5007 ext. 204, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The meeting will be at the Scotch PlainsPublic Library, 1927 Bartle Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.
Tuesday, April 12th, from 12:00noon - 1:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host Celia Currin, an executiveand career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Thinking Through The Job Interview. All jobs interviews address three key questions: Can you do the job?Will you love the job? Do I really want to work with you? How do you addressthose unspoken questions during the course of an interview? Celia will discussthese questions and offers tips on how to think through the interview beforeyou get there, research, and prepare to help calm your nerves andboost your confidence. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry andBusiness Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, April 12th from 1:30 - 2:30 pm: Free webinar featuring Lisa Rangel, president of Chameleon Resumes, who will give apresentation titled: How to Design aPowerful Executive Resume to Land Interviews and Get the Offer for 2016. Lisa will demonstrate: 1)Achievement-oriented language that places emphasis on your accomplishments andthe undeniable value you bring to any organization smart enough to hire you, 2)Targeted keywords make it easy for recruiters to identify you in databases andon social media platforms, where they will be looking, and 3) It is structuredfor the recruiter's brain, taking into account the way hiring managers evaluatecandidates and make decisions. To register, Clickhere for details and to register now!
Tuesday, April 12th, from 5:30 - 8:00 pm: The Northern Fairfield Professionals (NFP) willhost Michael Shavel, a CareerDevelopment Specialist with the CT Department of Labor, who will give apresentation titled: Fabulously Over 40and Looking for Work. Items covered will include: 1) Pointsto Ponder, changes to job market and job search process, 2) Demographics,Myths, Stereotypes and Realities, 3) Strategies to overcome Challenges, 4) PositiveAttitude and Motivation, and 5) Generational Characteristics, Traditionalists,Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Millennials. The DOLrequires all attendees to register at www.cthires.com prior to the meeting. For additional information call John Barry at1-203-270-0051 or email@example.com. NFP meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of eachmonth. The meeting is in the St. RoseKnights of Columbus Building, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06470. Behind Saint Rose Church to the far left. The Knights building has 3garage doors on the first floor, the meeting room is on the second floor. Theentrance is the first door in the front of the building.
Tuesday, April 12th from 7:30 -9:30 pm: The Career Forumwill hostLloyd Feinstein, acareer coach, who will give a presentation titled: AdvancedInterviewingSkills. Formore information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA,140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.
Wednesday, April 13th from 9:30 am- 12:00 noon: The Professional Service Group of MorrisCounty (PSGMC) will host Alex Freund,a career and interviewing coach, who will give a presentation titled: Topic to be Determined. Additionalinformation is available at: www.psgmc.org. The meeting will be at the Parsippany Troy Hills Library, 449 HalseyRoad, Parsippany, NJ 07054.
Wednesday, April 13th from 10:00am - 12:00 Noon: The PrincetonPublic Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer County will offer aspecial program titled: Getting Startedwith Today's Job Search Process. Areyou new to your job hunt? Or, are you nervous, excited or out of practice? Youare not alone. PSG of Mercer County is pleased present our new, Getting Startedwith Today's Job Search Process training program. Whether you are looking foryour next job after a downsizing, re-entering the workforce after some plannedtime off, or fresh out of college, it is time to roll your sleeves up and getdown to some serious job hunting. Our new Getting Started training program willdiscuss trends impacting today's job market and provide you with some tools andresources to conduct an effective job search. Visit the PSG of MercerCounty website to learn about thenumerous resources available there. The meeting is at the Princeton PublicLibrary, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Wednesday, April 13th, 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, April 13th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host Win Sheffield, acareer Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Using LinkedIn to Get Answers to YourQuestions. LinkedIn is asource of confusion for many. Part of this is because it is new, part of thisis because it is evolving at a fairly rapid rate, and part of this is becauseit can serve so many purposes. Career coach Win Sheffield will spotlight usingLinkedIn to find the answers you need. And because finding those answersdepends on your profile and the connections you have, we will start with these. By concentrating on the result of yourefforts, LinkedIn will seem at least somewhat less confusing than when youbegan. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library,188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Wednesday, April 13th from 6:30 - 8:00 pm: The Sayreville Public Library will host Mitchell Schley, a labor lawyer, whowill give a presentation titled: YourRights in the Workplace. Most employees are unaware of the manyrecently added job protections available under New Jersey and federallaw. This free seminar will cover many topics concerning your job andcareer and you will have the opportunity to ask a labor lawyer any questionsyou may have regarding: 1) Unfair treatment on the job, 2) Wrongfuldischarge, discrimination, and harassment, 3) Employment contracts andperformance reviews, 4) Wages, salary, hours, overtime and compensation, 5) Disabilityleave, pregnancy leave and health insurance, 6) Severance pay and unemploymentbenefits, and 7) Non-competition agreements For more information or to register, contact Alaina at email@example.com or call 1-732-727-0212 ex. 25 or12. The meeting is at the Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road,Parlin, NJ 08859.
Wednesday, April 13th from 7:30 -9:15 pm. Job Seekers ofMontclair, will host a program titled: HandlingYour Finances. Learn to 1) Prepare a budget, 2) Deal with banks andcreditors, 3) Bankruptcy and other alternatives, and 4) Unemployment benefitsand subsidies. 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 Union Street), Montclair, NJ 07042.
Wednesday, April 13th from 7:00 -9:00 pm: Northern NJ Professionalsin Transition will host Sonali Pundalik,a Chemical Engineer and founder of Splendid Circle, who will give apresentation titled: Ageism in theWorkplace, Strategies to Protect Yourself. Ageism is a topic that is not often discussed in public but it is a hugeconcern on the minds of those in and out of the corporate world. The bad newsis that it is not going away. But the good news is there are specific actionsthat employees and job seekers can take to protect themselves. A schedule of upcoming meeting dates is available at: www.bit.ly/NNJ_PIT1. Thegroup meets on generally alternating Mondays, except on library holidays.The companion online discussion forum/information archive/bulletin board/eventcalendar is available at: www.bit.ly/NNJ_PIT2. For additional information, please contact NNJ_PITfirstname.lastname@example.org . The meetings are at Maplewood Public Library, 51 Baker St,Maplewood, NJ 07040.
Wednesday, April 13th from 6:45 - 9:30 pm: The Hillsdale Career Resource MinistryNetwork Group will host: Pam Etzin,who will give a presentation titled: ThePower of Dress and Perception in the Workplace. Pam will discuss how to achieve your ownstyle and feel great as you present yourself. Wehave 15 seconds to make an impression in an interview. Come out and watch howto do it right. Network with her, ask questions and ask for the right color foryou. She brings a few special gifts for you as well. For additional information, contact: JohnCarvelli at 1-201-995-7895, email@example.com, or Janelle Razzino at1-201-722-3111, firstname.lastname@example.org. Themeeting is at St. John The Baptist Church, in the Sheen Room of the ParishCenter, at 69 Valley Road, Hillsdale NJ 07642.
Thursday, April 14th, from 3:15 – 4:45 pm:: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host a special meeting titled: Business Plan Research Workshop. This workshop provides research guidance specifically tailored to yourparticular business plan. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industryand Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, April 14th, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm: NNJ ASTD will host Debra Wheatman, president and founder of Careers Done Write, whowill give a presentation titled: LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a critical part of establishingand maintaining a professional brand presence, especially when it comesto searching for new opportunities, being found by the right people andmaking connections essential for job search success. This seminar will help youunderstand how to maximize the use of LinkedIn to your advantage, whichincludes creating a compelling and engaging online profile. For additionalinformation, contact Alicja Lisnow at email@example.com. Do not miss an evening where you can expandyour network, make new friends, share knowledge with your peers, and hearhighly relevant and beneficial insights and perspectives from experts in themarketplace. Please register at: http://astd.eventbrite.com. The meeting is at the Cedar Hill ChristianReformed Church, 422 Cedar Hill Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.
Thursday, April 14th 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 apresentation titled: Turn JobInterviews into Offers. Have you ever walked out of an interviewthinking they loved you, but then you did not get the job? Or felt agreat conversation come to a halt as soon as you answered their salaryquestion? Perhaps in one interview you felt a bit too nervous, or yousimply want to polish up your interviewing skills. If any of these are true foryou, 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)The three questions you must ask to ensure the interview's success, and 6) Howto turn a No into a Yes. The meeting isat the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, April 14th from 7:00 - 8:00 pm: Free webinar featuring Lisa Rangel, president of Chameleon Resumes, who will give apresentation titled: How to Design aPowerful Executive Resume to Land Interviews and Get the Offer for 2016. Lisa will demonstrate: 1)Achievement-oriented language that places emphasis on your accomplishments andthe undeniable value you bring to any organization smart enough to hire you, 2)Targeted keywords make it easy for recruiters to identify you in databases andon social media platforms, where they will be looking, and 3) It is structuredfor the recruiter's brain, taking into account the way hiring managers evaluatecandidates and make decisions. To register, Clickhere for details and to register now!
Thursday, April 14th from 7:00 - 8:30 pm: The Bridgewater Library will host Jan Goodman, a Program Manager atGreater Raritan One-Stop Career Training Center, who will give a presentationtitled: Master The Interview. Registration isrequired at: http://somerset.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails.aspx?EventId=33265&lib=1000. Themeeting is at the Bridgewater Library, in meeting room A, 1 Vogt Drive, BridgewaterNJ 08807
Friday, April15th from 9:45 am - 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library andthe Professional Service Group of Mercer County will co-host Debra Wheatman, president of CareersDone Write, who will give a presentation titled: Creating a Winning LinkedIn Profile. Is your LinkedIn profile lacking some luster?Do you want to better understand how to use LinkedIn and make sure you standout from the crowd? During the session you will learn some tools and tricks toensure your profile is representing your brand in a compelling way. You willalso hear some useful information and tips to make the most of LinkedIn foryour job search. 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.
Saturday, April 16th 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, April 16th from 8:30 -11:00 am: The Career Support Group at St. Gregorythe Great will host: MartyLatman, Chairmanof the Bergen Chapter of Financial Executive Network Group, who will give apresentation titled: Tools to AdvanceYour Career. Marty will share tools to help you learn about the obstaclesyou need to overcome during this period to succeed, the methods you need to useto change their situation and ways to make being in-transition a productive,meaningful and positive time in your life. The groupmeets the 3rd Saturday of the month. Additional information is available at: http://stgregorythegreatchurch.org/career-support. The meeting is at Saint Gregory the Great' Church, in theParish Center, O'Connor Hall, at 4680 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ08690.
Saturday, April 16th from 12:30 - 2:00pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will host a special meeting titled: StartUp Workshop 4: Presenting Your Plan. This is the fourth training workshop for theNew York StartUP 2016 Business Plan Competition. Learn how to presentyour business plan. This session will be offered three times in April. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday,May 3rd from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Sara Greenhouse of Generate Buzz, LLC is proud to present: ShiftHappens: Designing Your Destiny When Life Gets Tough, a panel discussionabout personal and professional resilience. This session is ideal for anyonewho's at a professional crossroads and doesn't know which way to go, is stunnedor confused by life's curveballs, or exhausted from marketing and selling theirbusiness or services. The evening will include five inspiring presentations,open networking, Q&A, wine and cheese, plus chances to win 30 minute consultations with each of the fivepanelists. Partof the event proceeds will be donated to the Interfaith Food Pantry. For moreinfo, visit: designingyourdestinypanel.eventbrite.com. Questions, please contact Sara Greenhouse at firstname.lastname@example.org 1-973-769-5591. The event will be held at Allied WealthPartners: 14 Walsh Drive, Suite 100, Parsippany, NJ.
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=65for a detailed list of upcoming classes. In addition to these great in-person classes, the library also recordedsome of the presentations and they are available 24/7 on-line at: http://www.nypl.org/node/90324. Check them out, I am sure you will bepleasantly surprised by the amount of 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 Avenuelocation. To make an appointment for aPRO BONO / FREE coaching 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 prompted. Once booked, an e-mail confirmation and follow-up reminder willbe sent to the e-mail address provided. In addition, you may also receive acourtesy telephone call confirming your appointment. If you have any questions, please contact theJob Search Central Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 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: http://www.unitedwaynnj.org/newsevents/uwevents_template0.php?event_id=1170&frm= 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: http://www.westportlibrary.org/events for adetailed list of upcoming events. In addition, many of these informativepresentations are recorded and the podcasts can be viewed 24/7, when timeallows, at: http://www.westportlibrary.org/digital/podcasts/search-results?podcast_terms=jobseeker. This is a time saving and cost effective way ofseeing a great presentation, from the comfort and convenience of your home.Isn't technology great!
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 additionalinformation.
Fridays from 9:00 – 11:00 am, The Suffern Professional Networking Teammeets every Friday in the conference room at Christ Episcopal Church, 65Washington Ave, Suffern, NY 10901. Foradditional information, please contact Jeffrey Getz at email@example.com 1-845-893-7265.
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