Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:18 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: email@example.com
· Unsubscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 107.7The 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.
Saturday, July 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, July 16th from 8:30 -11:00 am: The Career SupportGroup at St. Gregory the Great will host: Susan Wilk, founder of Focused Mind Dynamics, who will givea presentation titled: CultivatingCalm While in Transition. Change,particularly job changes and job loss, can create great angst and stress.Worry, stress, fear, anxiety can affect not only your performance but impactvalued interactions with others in your life. Imagine a life cultivating calmon demand. Susan will share how to improve productivity and reduce stressdrivers during your job search. The group meets the 3rd Saturday of the month. Additional information is available at: http://stgregorythegreatchurch.org/career-support. The meeting is at Saint Gregorythe Great' Church, in the Parish Center, O'Connor Hall, at 4680 Nottingham Way,Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.
Saturday, July 16th from 12:00noon - 1:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host John Crant, who will give a presentation titled: Interview Intervention: The Self-RecruiterInterview Checklist. John will showhow to research a job opportunity that you are about to interview for, to fullyprepare for interview success, and the right way to follow-up after yourinterview. The discussion includes: 1)Success is About Preparation, 2) Researching the Company, Job and More...before the Interview, 3) Be Ready to Impress: The Self-Recruiter® INTERVIEWCHECKLIST, and 4) Thank You Notes that Solve Your Problems in Advance. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Monday, July 18th,from 7:00 am - 9:30 am:The Mondays @ 7 Group will host Jason Hyde, FinancialAdvisor, Author and Motivational Speaker, who will give a presentation titled: Three Things Unemployed Professionals MustKnow to Overcome Frustration and Fear. It is easy for unemployedprofessionals to become overwhelmed by frustration and fear. Being unemployedor underemployed is scary and causes uncertainty. While those feelings areunderstandable, they can damage a job search. Unemployed professionals canobstruct their career search with a disempowering mindset. Jason will explainthree vital things one must understand to replace feelings of frustration andfear with courage, excitement and peace of mind. For further information, contact Ed Thomas at 1-203-981-4648 or email@example.com, 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, July 18th,from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will hostDr. Colleen Georges, a career coach, whowill give a presentation titled: Practicesto Re-script our Self Stories. Additional information 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, July 18th from 6:00 - 9:00pm: The WestchesterNetworking Organization (WNO) will host JulieJansen, an author and executive coach, will give a presentation titled: I Do Not Know What I Want, But I Know it is Not This. How does one find success and satisfaction atwork? In spite of a recovered economy, many Americans are still losingtheir jobs, while many with jobs are overworked, maxed out, or miserable. Julie will talk abouthow anyone, whether you are unhappy with your job, or without one, canimplement a real and satisfying transformation. Changing careers,conducting a job search, or starting a business is more complicated than everbefore. Julie will address the unique challenges of today's job market, fromthe ever-more important world of social media to new ways of finding your ownendeavors. Julie will provide the know-how, and the inspiration fortransforming an uncertain time into an opportunity for meaningful change. The WNO hosts meetings on the third Monday ofeach month, except for Library holidays. For additional information, or to register for this event, please visit WNO'swebsite at: http://wno.weebly.com. The meeting will be at the Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, NY10520.
Monday, July 18th,from 6:30 – 8:45 pm, TheWarren Financial Executive Network Group (FENG) will host a Round Table Discussion On Job Search andthe Current Job Market. We invite other networking groups to attend,such as: The Breakfast Club, Careers In Transition, Career ConnectionsConsortium, Career Forum, and NJ-SENG. Register at: http://www.thefeng.org/chapters/announcement.php?ChapterID=45. The meeting is at the Morris County Library, 30 East HanoverAvenue, 1st Floor Conference Room, Whippany, NJ 07981.
Tuesday, July 19th, an All-DayEvent. The United Way of Northern NewJersey is offering Free Career Coaching. The program provides professionals withan opportunity to learn techniques for success in the workplace and shareslocal resources for job training. Obtainhelp with topics such as: Tools to brandyourself, Updating your resume and cover letter, Career networking tips,Techniques to ace your next interview, Strategies for resume distribution,Counseling on alternative career paths, Advice on dressing for success, andHelp setting and achieving short and long-term career goals. These one-on-one sessions are by appointmentonly. We have seven career coaches, with both day and evening appointmentsavailable. Please click on this link for additional details: UW Career CoachingFlyer_2016.pdf.Additional information isavailable; contact Durelle McPherson at 1.973.993.1160, ext. 210 or Durelle.McPherson@unitedwaynnj.org. to make an appointment The meeting is at the United Way of NorthernNew Jersey's office, Suite 205, 60 South Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042.
Tuesday, July 19th, from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. The Professional Service Group of NewBrunswick (PSGNB) will host a workshop on LinkedIn. For the scheduleand to learn more about the organization and 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 19thfrom 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host Mim Anzolut, who will give apresentation titled: Writing A WinningResume. Learn how to put your resume to work whether you are making acareer change or continuing in the same career path. Mim will discuss howto write a resume that will give you a competitive edge. Learn how to make yourresume reader-friendly, connect your experience with job descriptions, andhighlight your achievements. Get tips in the art of writing cover lettersand thank you letters. The meeting isat the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, July 19thfrom 12:30 noon - 1:30 pm: The Personal Branding Academy will offer a Free Webinarfeaturing JohnWest Hadley, a Career Search Counselor, whowill give a presentation titled: Five Secrets to Landinga Job You Will Love. Are youin a job that you love and that pays what you know you are worth? OR: Have youalready settled for a job that does not fulfill the inner you? Does the very idea of searching for a GREATjob seem futile? Do you feel like theodds are stacked against you in finding an opportunity you will truly love? Is the stress of being unemployed, underpaidor under-appreciated affecting the way you feel about life? It does not have to. What would it be like towake up early each morning totally excited to go to your dream job? Would youlike to be building your future each and every day? You will discover: 1) Howto set a clear, focused target, and avoid wasting time on blind alleys, 2) Howto uncover the unique value you bring to the table, 3) Common errors inpresentation that can undermine your search, 4) Techniques for creating anexceptional marketing message, 5) Why so many interviewers fail to impress thehiring manager, 6) Participate from the convenience of your home or office. Take the first step to Getting a Job You WillLove by registering for this webinar at: https://www.bigmarker.com/personalbranding/5-Secrets-to-Landing-a-Job-You-ll-Love.
Tuesday, July 19thfrom 1:00 – 2:00 pm: Free webinar featuring Lisa Rangel, Founder and ManagingDirector of Chameleon Resumes,who will give a presentation titled: How to Create Your LinkedIn Profile to Generate 6-Figure Job InterviewsFaster. This webinar will provide invaluableinsight, tips and steps to take to create a LinkedIn Profile that will havehiring managers and corporate decision makers seeking YOU out for the job youhave always wanted. During this Webinartraining you will learn: 1) Three proven techniques to increase your profile'svisibility on LinkedIn, 2) Three little known ways to find leads and opportunityusing LinkedIn that generate the interviews you want, 3) Six tactics to writean engaging profile that will have hiring managers wanting to call you for interviewsthat are right for you, and 4) How to write your LinkedIn Summary to rise abovethe sea of competition you face and get the interview call. Click here for more details and toregister now!
Tuesday, July 19th from 7:00 -8:30 pm: The Newtown CareerNetworking Group will offer a presentation titled: Acing the Interview. Please RSVP at: firstname.lastname@example.org. For moreinformation, contact the church at 1-215-968-3861 or www.newtownnetworking.org. The meeting is at The NewtownPresbyterian Church, Reception Hall, 25 North Chancellor Street, Newtown, PA18940.
Tuesday, July 19th, from 7:30 -9:30 pm: The Career Forumwill hostLloyd Feinstein, acareer coach, who will give a presentation titled: Breakout of Your Industry Using These Two Transferable Skills. For more information contact Sylvia Velez at1-908-630-3530 or email email@example.com. Themeeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ07920.
Wednesday, July 20th, from 9:30-11:30 am: Jewish Family Service (JFS) Union County JobSeeker Group will host Sheri Brown,a Career Specialist at JFS, who will give a presentation titled: How to Regain Your Momentum in Job Search. Wewill explore the roadblocks that may be stalling your job search, and how toovercome them. The workshop will also give you tips to get back on track and tostrategically organize your job search for faster results. Allare welcome. For additional informationplease call Sheri Brown at 1-908-352-8375 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This group meets everyWednesday morning and it is free and open to all. The meeting is at the Fanwood Presbyterian Church, in the ColvilleRoom, on the lower level, at 74 South. Martine Ave, Fanwood, NJ 07023.
Wednesday, July 20th,from 10:30 am - 12:00 noon: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will host Laura Jackson, whowill give the 3rd of 5 secessions titled: Mindfulness for Job Seekers. Learn mindfulness techniques thatbring relaxation and effortless focus to challenging situations andrelationships. Mindfulness is the practice of bringing full,non-judgmental awareness to the present moment. The struggle of searchingfor a job can be overwhelming at times. See if the practice ofmindfulness meditation and some easy to use on-the-spot techniques can help youduring these challenging times. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions for full benefit,but can attend individual sessions in the series as well. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Wednesday, July 20th, 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: Writing aWinning Resume that Brands and Markets YOU. Whetheryou are actively searching for a job, just thinking about a new job or careeror you want to be prepared, invest in yourself and attend our resume writingworkshop to help make your resume a winning one that brands you to your targetcareer. Tom will discuss: The true 5 purposes of your resume, Understandingbranding and marketing in your resume, Putting Jane Doe's before resume to thetest, What really happens with your resume when applying to online jobpostings, Tips on getting your resume through Applicant Tracking System, Why atypical Jane Doe resume does not work, Understanding resume keywords and how tofind them, How to show your Return on Investment value on your resume,Formatting tips for your resume, Putting Jane Doe's new winning resume to thetest, and Top do's & don'ts for resumes. Advanced registration is requiredat: 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, July 20th, 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, July 20th, from 4:00 - 6:00pm: The NewYork Public Library - Grand Central Library will host Tom Powner of Career Thinker Inc. whowill give a presentation titled: JobSearching Skills Workshop. The internet hasdefinitely added many options when it comes to searching for a job, but youshould never depend on only one method. Use the internet as a tool not as theend all. This seminar is filled with guidance, tips and advice to increaseyour results of finding your next dream job and understanding the un-tapped jobmarket. Tom will discuss the followingtopics: 1) How has searching for a job changed, 2) Tapping into the hidden jobmarket, 3) Traditional methods are still alive, 4) Job searching online, 5)Targeting companies, 6) The Importance of Networking, 7) Job and career fairs,and 8) Recruiters and Headhunters. 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, July 20th, 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: Why Don't I have a Job Yet? Learn How toAssess You Job Campaign and Know What Steps to Take to Make It Better. Are you getting through the first and sometimes the second interview andnot getting the offer? Have you tapped out your contacts? Are younot getting any call backs? Sometimes we cannot see what others can. Join career coach, Win Sheffield, to diagnose the common and not so commonthings that can hobble a search effort and how to address them. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Wednesday, July 20th, from 7:00 -9:00 pm: GenY NetworkingGroup will host: Speaker and Topic to BeDetermined. For additionalinformation or to register, please contact Joe Finazzo at email@example.com. The meetingis at the Library of the Chathams, 214 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928.
Thursday, July 21stfrom 10:30 am - 12:00 noon: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host a special program titled: Employment Mentoring in a Computer Lab. Get individualizedattention in searching for jobs, filling out applications, and writing coverand thank you letters. Learn job searching tips that will enable you tomove ahead in your job search. Priority will be givento individuals with disabilities. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, July 21st from 1:00– 2:00 pm: Free webinar featuring LisaRangel, Founder and Managing Director of Chameleon Resumes, who will give apresentation titled: How toCreate Your LinkedIn Profile to Generate 6-Figure Job Interviews Faster. This webinar will provide invaluable insight,tips and steps to take to create a LinkedIn Profile that will have hiringmanagers and corporate decision makers seeking YOU out for the job you havealways wanted. During this Webinartraining you will learn: 1) Three proven techniques to increase your profile'svisibility on LinkedIn, 2) Three little known ways to find leads andopportunity using LinkedIn that generate the interviews you want, 3) Sixtactics to write an engaging profile that will have hiring managers wanting tocall you for interviews that are right for you, and 4) How to write yourLinkedIn Summary to rise above the sea of competition you face and get theinterview call. Click here for more details and to register now!
Thursday, July 21st from 6:00 -7:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host Renee Lee Rosenberg, who will give a presentation titled: Creating a Memorable, Personable Brand CanEnhance Your Job Search. Renee willdiscuss how to create a dynamic and memorable brand that will help improve yournetworking and job search. A strong brand can help you be remembered foryour expertise and personal uniqueness. Learn why personal branding isimportant and how to create a powerful, personal brand that works for you. Beprepared to belly laugh, and have fun. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Friday, July 22st from 9:45am - 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional ServiceGroup of Mercer County - No meetingdue to another program offered by the Princeton Public Library. Visitthe 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.
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 technology great!
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. Please click on this link for additionaldetails: UWCareer Coaching Flyer_2016.pdf. Additional information is availableat: 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.
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, NetworkingInto A Job, Landing a Job After 40, Business Leads from LinkedIn, OutmaneuverOnline Job Applications, How to SHOW and TELL You Are the Best, MasteringOnline Job Applications, Mastering Interviews, Tips for Snagging Business onLinkedIn, 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.