Sun Jun 26, 2016 6:28 pm (PDT) . Posted by:
Career Transition Members:
A last minute meeting titled: The Joy of Losing Your Job,was just sent to me, so I am resending this updated list for your information.
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.
I am currently preparing the list of July 2016 Networking events thatI plan on distributing next Saturday, July 2nd. If anyone is aware of an upcoming meetingthat you would like to share with your colleagues, please let me know and Iwill gladly include it.
Next Week'sUpcoming Networking Events
Sundays, from 8:00 – 9:00 am. Every Sunday morning tune into Your Career is Calling on 107.7 FM, TheBronc, an on-campus radio station at Rider University. Host WandaEllet brings you the best career advice, no matter what stage your careeris in. Whether you are in transition, looking for a better opportunity, or evena college student, Your Career is Calling has you covered. Nearly every single week, they are joined bya special guest to cover a unique topic. Don't forget to tune into 107.7 FM The Bronc, http://www.1077thebronc.com/ or 107.7The Bronc's free Android and IPhone Apps. Listeners can reach the studio with their questions at 1-877-900-1077. In addition, interesting previous episodes are available at: http://comm.rider.edu/thebronc/?page_id=356.
Mondays, from 9:00 – 10:00 pm. Callin your job search questions every Monday night to a liveRadio Show titled: Own Your Careerhosted by Rod Colon, on Blogtalk Radio - http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ownyourcareer. Dial 1-347-857-3320 withyour questions to get proven guidance from the # 1 career coach in the UnitedStates, specialized in the 7 Step JobSearch and author of the book Win The Race For 21st Century Jobs. Getfree coaching with challenges you encounter steering your career in the roughseas of the 21st century job market.
In addition tothe great meetings listed below, check out the Neighbors-helping-Neighbors(NhN) website at: http://neighbors-helping-neighbors.com or www.nhnusa.org for additional meetings.
Monday, June 27thfrom 7:00 am - 9:30 am:The Mondays @ 7 Group will host JohnFazio, Jr., an Associate, Coach and Trainer, at Sandler Training, who will give a presentation titled: Goals: How You Achieve Them and Why They Fail. We all have had goals in ourlives. Why do some goals succeed butsome fail? Listen as John explores goal setting and what we can do to ensureour goals are reached. Learn about how people took their big, audacious goalsand made them a reality. Make this workshop your first step and start checkingoff those goals you have been wishing for years. Forfurther information, contact Ed Thomas at 1-203-981-4648 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or the group's website at http://www.mondaysat7.org/ The meeting is at the WestportUnited Methodist Church, 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT 06880(Exit 42 off the Merritt Parkway).
Monday, June 27thfrom 10:00 am - 12:00 noon: Northern NJ Professionals in Transition willhost Christina DeOliveira, a careercoach, who will give a presentation titled: The Joy of Losing Your Job. When you first lose your job and are in transition, you may believe itis the worst time in your life. Now a career coach, Christina was there herselfa few years back. However, Christina learned that it gave her an opportunity todevelop a new career and pursue passions of which she had always dreamed.Christina soon found there were others who were discovering the same thing.Come and listen as Christina shares her story and those of many others whofound The Joy of Losing Your Job ... Find Hope Beyond the Blood, Sweat andTears. 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_PITemail@example.com . The meetings are at Maplewood Public Library, 51 Baker St,Maplewood, NJ 07040.
Monday, June 27thThe Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host their Annual Picnic. Additionalinformation is available at: www.psgcnj.biz.
Monday, June 27th 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.
Tuesday, June 28th, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 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 Offers 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. Click here for details and toregister now!
Tuesday, June 28th, from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.The Professional Service Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB) will host a workshoptitled: Resume Writing. Forthe schedule and to learn more about the organization and activities visit thewebsite at: PSGNB.org. The meetings are held at the Kennedy branch ofThe Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
Tuesday, June 28th from 7:30 -9:30 pm: The Career Forumwill host Lloyd Feinstein, a careercoach, who will give a presentation titled: P-A-RTheory and Workshop. The Problem, Action,Result format is the gold standard for resume writing by showcasingyour accomplishments. When you apply thePAR format, your resume automatically answers the interviewer's hiddenquestion, namely, why should we believe that you can do what you say you can do. Lloyd will discuss how using PARdemonstrates the business impact of your actions, all described in terms of theemployer's point of view. Utilizing thisformat will help you stand out and make your resume become memorable. For more information contact Sylvia Velez at1-908-630-3530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Themeeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ07920.
Wednesday, June 29th, from 12:00 -2:00 pm: The NewYork Public Library - Grand Central Library will host Tom Powner of Career Thinker Inc. whowill give a presentation titled: UsingCover Letters, Bios, Thank You Notes and Reference Lists in your Job Search. You could be selling yourself short by notsending a cover letter with your resume or not sending a thank you letter afteran interview. Many job seekers choose to take the advice that cover letters orthank you letters are not needed, well that's the easy choice, but isn't thebest one. Learn about these important documents and review samples ofeach. Tom will discuss: Why coverletters are still needed with your resume, What should be included in yourcover letter, How Bios can be a great tool in your job search, What should beincluded in your bio, The job interview thank you letter/e-note can be veryeffective, What makes a great thank you letter/e-note, and Tips and advice forcreating a great reference list. Advanced registration is required at: http://events-careerthinker-.eventbrite.com/. The meeting is at the New YorkPublic Library - Grand Central Library, 135East 46th Street, 2nd floor community room, NewYork, NY 10017.
Wednesday, June 29th, 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, June 29th from 6:00- 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Win Sheffield, a career Coach, who willgive a presentation titled: CareerManagement for Introverts. Do youfeel you shouldn't have to sell yourself? Are you uncomfortable aroundpeople who are talking about their accomplishments? Do you find yourselflooking for ways to get out of conversations rather than into them? Perhaps instead you find yourself coming up with the answer while the personyou are listening to goes on and on or maybe you like to take time to consideryour answers. Coach Win Sheffield will discuss ways to moveahead in the face of shyness and reluctance to talk to strangers. Thediscussion includes: 1) Recognizing how to use our strengths to impress yourlistener, 2) Using story techniques to address successes obliquely, 3) Structuredways to approach and prepare for conversations, and 4) Career managementmethods that minimize conversation. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Thursday, June 30th, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 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 Offers 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. Click here for details and toregister now!
Thursday, June 30th, 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.
Tuesday, July 5th, from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.The Professional Service Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB) will host a workshoptitled: Preparing for the Job Interview. Learnhow to answer the tough questions and communicate your value to convince theinterviewer that you are the best candidate for the job. For the schedule and to learn more about the organizationand activities visit the website at: PSGNB.org. The meetings areheld at the Kennedy branch of The Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane,Piscataway, NJ 08854.
Tuesday, July 5th,from 12:00 Noon – 1:30pm:: TheNew York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Bruce A. Hurwitz, an executive recruiter and careercounselor, will give a presentation titled: Attracting Employers by Creating a Personal Brand. It is always preferable for employers to runafter job seekers than for job seekers to have to run after employers. Bruce will explainhow to immediately start building a personal brand to attract employers. This is one of the most effective ways to get a new job or change careers. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, July 5th from 7:00 - 8:30pm: The Newtown CareerNetworking Group will offer a presentation titled: I Just Got an Offer,Now What Do I Do. PleaseRSVP at: email@example.com. For more information, contact the church at1-215-968-3861 or www.newtownnetworking.org. Themeeting is at The Newtown Presbyterian Church, Reception Hall, 25 NorthChancellor Street, Newtown, PA 18940.
Tuesday, July 5th from 7:30 - 9:30pm: The Career Forum willhost Janelle Razzino, President, RazzinoAssociates, who will give two presentations titled: Where to Look For Job Openings, plus How Long To Wait Before Calling Back After an Interview. For more information contact Sylvia Velez at1-908-630-3530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA,140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, 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: 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!
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 WiserU.com, 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 Snagging Businesson 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: http://www.jobseekersofmontclair.org/, or call (973) 783-3442 for additional information.