Saturday, June 18, 2016

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Digest #3527
Next Week's Upcoming Networking Events by "Thomas Donohue" donohue83


Fri Jun 17, 2016 4:22 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 link below.

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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 Father's Day,

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.

Saturday, June 18th 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) Smallgroup 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, June 18thfrom 8:15 - 10:30 am: The Career Support Group atSt. Gregory the Great will host: Alex Freund, a career and interviewing coach, who will give apresentation titled: LinkedIn: It isAbout Being Found, and ComplimentaryHead Shots. A LinkedIn careerprofile is a must have for any professional or job seeker today as nearly94% of companies use LinkedIn to identify or vet a candidate. But, it is notenough. When recruiters and hiring managers search LinkedIn for potentialcandidates, you may be blocked from their search results for a number ofreasons and never even know it. Alex will share how to ensure your profile isoptimized to be found and tips that increases your chances of success. You willlearn how to position yourself at the top of the found list searches, how tostructure your profile for maximum exposure, and why it is important to beactive on LinkedIn. Come join us and get smart on LinkedIn Being Found. Gifted photographer,Anton Kaplenko, will provide a free head shot to the first 25 who RSVP'dto the evite invitation sent to you on June 1 or via this registration link. Thegroup meets the 3rd Saturday of the month. Additional information is available at: While the there is nocost to attend, and the event is open to the public, those attending are askedto RSVP by email to moc.liamg@GGStaGSC. This special meeting will be heldat theHamilton Area YMCA, 1315 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619.

Monday, June 20thfrom 7:00 am - 9:30 am:The Mondays @ 7 Group will host DonWittman, who will give apresentation titled: Tips, Tricks and Strategies to be Found on LinkedIn. Don willdiscuss the most up-to-date LinkedIn Job Search Strategies for being found on aresults-based LinkedIn search. Don will share his latest research on LinkedIntechniques, much of which is not currently taught by anyone else in his fieldof expertise. His uniquely structuredPull Marketing Strategy can effectively generate results. Forfurther information, contact Ed Thomas at 1-203-981-4648 or, or the group's website at The meeting is at the WestportUnited Methodist Church, 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT 06880(Exit 42 off the Merritt Parkway).

Monday, June 20thfrom 10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ willhost: Kevin Meyer, who will give apresentation titled: Federal Jobs. Additional information is available 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, June 20thfrom 6:00 - 9:00 pm: The Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) willhost Mark Troncone, an Information Technology professional,who will give a presentation titled: Creating an Effective Marketing Plan. This fun and interactivepresentation that will cover the following topics:​ 1) The Seven-pointEmployment Strategy, 2) What a Marketing Plan is, 3) How it differs from aresume, 4) Why you need one - and what it is used for, 5) How you create one andwhat you need beforehand, 6) Bad Marketing Plans, 7) Using your Marketing Planeffectively, and 8) Maintaining your Marketing Plan. Mark promises that if you follow histechniques, using your Marketing Plan will become fun instead of a chore andyour networking results will move in a positive direction. TheWNO hosts meetings usually on the third Monday of each month, except forLibrary holidays. Additional informationis available on WNO's website at: Please register in advance. The meetingwill be at the Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, NY10520.

Monday, June 20th,from 6:30 – 8:45 pm, The WarrenFinancial Executive Network Group (FENG) will host Charlie Mizejewski, a Senior Consultant with FranNet of NJ, who will give a presentation titled: Business Ownership Options, How toDetermine if Business Ownership is Right For You. There are three ways you can go into businessfor yourself. 1) You can start from scratch; 2) you can buy an existingbusiness; or 3) buy a franchise. This workshop will explore two ways to ownyour own business by examining the pros and cons of buying an existing businessor a franchise. Topics discuss will include:How to determine which is the better path for your needs, How to select abusiness that provides you with an income stream, How to do due diligence andresearch before putting any money down, Tools to use in finding what businessesor franchises are for sale, What are the investment ranges and Sources offinancing for your investment. Weinvite other networking groups to attend, such as: The Breakfast Club, CareersIn Transition, Career Connections Consortium, Career Forum, and NJ-SENG.Register at: The meeting is at the Morris County Library, 30 East HanoverAvenue, 1st Floor Conference Room, Whippany, NJ 07981.

Tuesday, June 21st, from10:00 am – 12:30 pm. The Professional Service Group of New Brunswick(PSGNB) will host a workshop titled: Building the Foundation for a Successful JobSearch. For the schedule and to learn more about the organizationand activities visit the website at: The meetings areheld at the Kennedy branch of The Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane,Piscataway, NJ 08854.

Tuesday, June 21st, from 12:00noon - 1:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host KristinaLeonardi, who will give a presentation titled: Staying Motivated Throughout the Job SearchProcess. Looking for a job can be along, arduous journey that requires much time and patience, especially in thiseconomy, to see results. Staying positive and motivated throughout theprocess can make you a less stressed and a more effective applicant, which canin turn accelerate the outcomes you desire. The meeting is at the New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, NewYork, NY 10016.

Tuesday, June 21st, from 1:15 - 2:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will offer a special 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.

Tuesday, June 21st from 7:00 -8:30 pm: The Newtown CareerNetworking Group will host Alex Freund,a career and interviewing coach, who will give a presentation titled: The Art of the Interview. All the networking, working withrecruiters and answering job ads is worthless unless one is called in for aninterview. That is the pen-ultimate goal but how many people understand theinterview process and what is important for the interviewer? The audience will walk away with answers tomany questions and with lots of practical information. This one hour long presentation revealsissues such as: 1) Why learn the art of interviewing, 2) Who might interviewyou, 3) The screening and selection interview, 4) Preparing for the interview,5) What is important for the interviewer, 6) Dealing with references, 7) Whatquestions to ask, and 8) Salary negotiations. Please RSVP at: For moreinformation, contact the church at 1-215-968-3861 or The meeting is at The NewtownPresbyterian Church, Reception Hall, 25 North Chancellor Street, Newtown, PA18940.

Tuesday, June 21st from 7:30 -9:30 pm: The Career Forumwill hostMarcia Glatman;President of HRD Career Coaching, who will give a presentation titled: The Art and Science of The Job Search. For more information contact Sylvia Velez at1-908-630-3530 or email Themeeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ07920.

Wednesday, June 22nd, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Librarywill offer a program titled: AARP BackTo 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, June 22ndfrom6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host Robert Hellmann, acareer coach at, who will give apresentation titled: Become the PerfectCandidate: Tap into the Hidden Job Market. Frustrated by a lack of response from job ads, or feel like you arehaving trouble competing with your fellow job-seekers to getinterviews? Many people rely too much on ads or recruiting firms toget interviews, and do not put enough time into networking and contactingpeople directly. In today's economy most jobs are landed using latter twoapproaches. Your network becomes even more important when you are lessthan the perfect candidate for highly competitive jobs. Robert willdiscuss: 1) Build and use your network effectively, 2) Get meetings by contactingpeople directly who you do not know, 3) Increase your response rate with adsand recruiting firms, 4) Structure a networking meeting, and 5) Diagnose andjump-start a stalled job search. You will learn about a strategy and specifictechniques that you can apply immediately to improve results in your search.The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Monday, June 22nd from 6:30- 8:00 pm: The Sayreville Public Library will host Deborah A. Bailey, who will give apresentation titled: How to Think Likean Entrepreneur. Thinking aboutstarting a business? Where should you begin? This presentationcovers the basic steps for deciding on a business idea and getting started. Theemphasis is on service-based businesses, but resources for product-basedbusinesses will be shared as well. You'll get an overview of businessentities, websites, accepting payments, marketing, branding and setting upfinancials. For more information or to register, contact Alaina at alainad@lmxac.orgor call 732-727-0212 ex. 25 or 12. The meeting is at the Sayreville PublicLibrary, 1050 Washington Road, Parlin, NJ 08859.

Monday, June 22ndfrom 7:00 - 9:00 pm: The Bronxville CareerNetwork (BCN) will host StephenVettorino and Nancy Mundy, whowill give a presentation titled: GetLinkedIn, BringYour A Game and Complimentary Head Shots. Is your LinkedIn profile complete andadvertising you in the best way possible? Do you know how to target and pursuecompanies on LinkedIn? Do you know how to research effectively on LinkedIn toprepare for upcoming interviews? Do you know how to establish deep connections?Do you utilize self-promotion techniques that are professional and helpful toothers? Can you strategically search for positions so the LinkedIn agent does agreat deal of the work for you? If the answer to any of the questions above isNO, then you need to attend this workshop. Stephen and Nancy will discuss the following key points: 1) Creating andmaintaining your LinkedIn profile, 2) Company and hiring manager research, and3) Tips regarding security, LinkedIn and other online services. In addition, professional head shots for yourLinkedin profile will be graciously provided free of charge by Bronxville photographer John DeAngelis withStephen Vettorino, assisted by graphic artist Susie Slosberg. For further information, email Rich Antash at or BCN's website at: Fora Google map of the location, click on the following link: The meeting is at The ReformedChurch of Bronxville, in the Edwards room, 180 Pondfield Road, at the corner ofMidland Ave, Bronxville, NY 10708.

Wednesday, June 22ndfrom 7:30 - 9:15 pm. Job Seekers ofMontclair, will host a program titled: Dealing With Road Blocks and Setting Goals. Learn how to: 1) Recognizecommon blocks, 2) How to move beyond the blocks or avoid them, 3) Where to findmotivation and support, and 4) Long and short term goal setting. Additional information is available at: The meeting is at St. Luke's Church Hall, 73 South FullertonAvenue (corner of Union Street), Montclair, NJ 07042.

Thursday, June 23rd from 10:00am – 1:00 pm: The United Way of Northern New Jersey will host a free Career Workshop titled: Why Maturity Works: Overcoming Barriers to Employment. Topics to bediscussed include: What defines Maturity, What are the Myths of Older People, WhichMyths are true and Which are not, What Older People bring to companies, Howcompanies look at older people, What do the Numbers and Statistics Say, Whatcompanies should do in the future, What older people have to do to bemarketable In the job market How to conduct your campaign: Resumes, Networking,Interviewing, and Negotiation. For additional information or to register, pleaseemail Durelle McPherson or call 1.973.993.1160, ext.210. The meeting is at UnitedWay of Northern New Jersey, 60 South Fullerton Avenue, Room 208, Montclair, NJ07042.

Thursday, June 23rd from 2:00- 3:30 pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will offer a special program titled: AreYou Fluent in LinkedIn. Learnstrategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search,including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determiningLinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search usingLinkedIn, and more. The meeting is atthe New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34thStreet, New York, NY 10016.

Thursday, June 23rd from 6:00 -7:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host Renee Lee Rosenberg, who will give a presentation titled: Positive Strategies to Achieve a More Successful, Less Stressful Job Search. Hasyour job search got you down? Want some easy interventions to staypositive, stay energized, and move forward with success? Renee willintroduce interventions that will energize you, and keep you feeling positiveand resilient in your job search. Be prepared to belly laugh, andhave fun. The meeting is at the NewYork Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street,New York, NY 10016.

Friday, June24th from 9:45 am - 12:00 Noon: The Princeton PublicLibrary and the Professional Service Group of Mercer County will co-hostour Annual Summer BYO Picnic. Come join us for a morning of networking with new friends and old. Anyone maybring a treat of their choice, and take for the wonderful assortment. ThePrinceton Public Library will provide coffee and tea. Visit the PSG of Mercer County website tolearn about the numerous resources available there. The meeting is at thePrinceton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.

Saturday, June25th from 9:30 am - 12:00 noon: Networkers Without Borders will host Dr. Nataliya Adelson, an OrganizationalPsychologist and Executive Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Understanding and Managing UnconsciousBias: Strategies for Success. Nataliya will discuss the mental processes that influence people'sviews, decisions and practices in ways that are beneath the surface of theirawareness. You will learn about various types of biases and their impact onworkplace communication, decision making, relationships, and careers. Nataliyawill also share useful tips and strategies for proactive management ofunconscious bias to help build successful businesses and careers. Additionalinformation at: Attendanceis free, but registration is required by emailing: or call 1-800-246-5527. Themeeting is at the New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square, NewBrunswick, NJ 08901.

Saturday, June 25th from 12:00noon - 1:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host the FinancialPlanning Association of NY whowill give a presentation titled: Starting a New Job, How to Make the Mostof Your Employee Benefits. How much thought have you given tothe employer-provided benefits at your workplace? Have you explored theseopportunities to build wealth, save money and enhance your life? Learnhow to enhance your future financial security by making the most of these fringebenefits now. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.

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 greatin-person classes, the library also recorded some of the presentations and theyare available 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, ext. 210. Themeetings are at United Way of Northern New Jersey, Suite 205, 60 SouthFullerton 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!

Webinars Featuring Kathy Bernard, a public speaker, career coach, resumewriter, and expert LinkedIn profile optimizer who has helped thousands landsatisfying careers. Kathy is also the creator of, where you can findcareer and LinkedIn services and tips. Check out Kathy's numerouspresentations, such as: How to Research and Impress HiringCompanies, Strong Online Identity, Pre-Employment Personality Tests,Negotiating Salary, LinkedIn Boot Camp, Use LinkedIn to Attract Employers,Networking Into A Job, Landing a Job After 40, Business Leads from LinkedIn,Outmaneuver Online Job Applications, How to SHOW and TELL You Are the Best,Mastering Online Job Applications, Mastering Interviews, Tips for SnaggingBusiness on LinkedIn, Transform Your Resume, and Working With Recruiters. To view Kathy's presentations, ClickHere for the Recording & Slides Kathy does a great job with her presentations, I am sure that you willfind them most helpful and very informative.

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.

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