Fri May 20, 2016 6:24 pm (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.
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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.
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, May 21st 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, May 21st from 8:30 -11:00 am: The Career Support Group at St. Gregorythe Great will host: MitchFederman, who will give a presentation titled: Searching for the Right Job. The goalof a job search should be to land the right job, with the right boss, in theright company as quickly as possible. Mitch will help you fast track yourcareer success. Attendees at all levels will learn about the obstacles theyneed to overcome during their job search in order to succeed, the methods theyneed to use to change their situation and ways to make being in-transition aproductive, meaningful and positive time in their lives. Additionalinformation 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, May 21st from 12:00 noon- 1:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host Win Sheffield, a career Coach, who will give a presentation titled:Summer Career Management: How to Investin Your Career and Still Have Time Off. Summer is coming. You have your priorities and they involve theoutdoors and water. And yet, there is that little voice at the back ofyour head saying: Maybe I should be looking for work. I know I need a joband come the fall I will really want to be working. Why not do both? Summer is a time when many people take time to enjoy themselves and work slowsdown and yet September is one of the biggest hiring months. Coach Win Sheffield showshow to make the most of your summer search and provide ample opportunity forrecreation. Learn ways to make more progress with less effort and feelbetter about your time off knowing you have done what you can for yourself andyour career. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Monday, May 23rdfrom 7:00 am - 9:30 am:The Mondays @ 7 Group will host an Open Discussion, Sharing Opportunities,Tips, and Information. The groupwill share information on Job Opportunities, Tips, and Information.Bring your questions and information on jobs that you could not pursue. Pay itForward. 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, May 23rd from 10:00 am -12:00 noon: Northern NJProfessionals in Transition will host Maria Heidkamp, Director of the New Start Career Network(NSCN), who will give an overview of the NewStart Career Network. Join us tofind out about the New Start Career Network, which offers online tools;one-on-one coaching, in person or virtual; connections to other job sourcegroups; and other help for people who would like to make connections withemployers The NSCN is geared for those45 years of age and older, who are long-term unemployed, but all are welcome toattend this meeting and learn. A schedule of upcomingmeeting 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.
Monday, May 23rdfrom 10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ willhost: Randy Nathan, who will give apresentation titled: What Is YourPersonal Brand: Maximizing Your Job Search Campaign. 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, May 23rdfrom1:15 - 2:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will offer a special program titled: Job Seekers: Download a Customized CompanyList for Contacts. Find Companiesand Executive contacts for your next job. Search by industry as well aslocation, size, and sales. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.
Monday, May 23rd 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 ParkHotel, Vanderbilt's Bar Area, 175 Park Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932.
Monday, May 23rd from 7:00 – 9:00pm: Temple Community Network(TCN) will host: Janelle Razzino,President, Razzino Associates, who will give a presentation titled: The Other Side Of The Business Card. People in transition usually put theirresume on the back of their business card as bullet points to describe whatthey do. This is NOT who they are, which is what Janelle tries to get acrossall the time. It is WHAT they do. Today, most companies and contacts want more.They want us to go beyond the achievements, beyond the job title, and learnwhat it is that we bring to this job. Join us for an interesting discussion onthis topic The group typically meets on the fourth Monday of each month.Directions to Barnert Temple at: http://www.barnerttemple.org/Directions. For more information, contact Bob Roman at: email@example.com. The meeting is at Barnert Temple, 747 Route208 South, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417.
Tuesday, May 24th, from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.The Professional Service Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB) will host a workshoptitled: Resume Writing. Learnhow to customize your resume for each job and use C.A.R. (Challenge, Action,Result) stories to convey your competitive advantage. For the scheduleand to learn more about the organization and activities visit the website at: PSGNB.org. The meetings are heldat the Kennedy branch of The Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane,Piscataway, NJ 08854.
Tuesday, May 24th from 12:00 noon- 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Laura Powers, a career transition andjob search coach, who will give a presentation titled: Jump Start Your Job Search. Are you feeling stuck in your jobsearch? Frustrated that opportunities are not surfacing as you had hoped.Disappointed in your results. If so, you won't want to missthis revealing, content-rich workshop that will help you zero in on what'sworking (and what is not) in your job search and what you can doto improve your results. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industryand Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, May 24th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm: The Sayreville Public Library will host Dr. Colleen Georges, a career coach,who will give a presentation titled: Let a Professional Polish Your Résumé. We all know the job market is tough. Give your best first impression to potential employers by making your résuméshine. Dr. Colleen Georges will spend one-on-one time with attendees,giving each résumé an honestcritique with suggestions for improvement. Attendees will be assigned a15-minute time slot. Time slots are assigned on a first come, firstserved basis. You need only bring a copy of your résumé and a pen. For more information or to register, contactAlaina at firstname.lastname@example.org or call732-727-0212 ex. 25 or 12. The meetingis at the Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road, Parlin, NJ 08859.
Tuesday, May 24th from 7:30 - 9:30pm: The Career Forum willhost Marian Janes; a career coach,who will give a presentation titled: ThePower of Questions and Listening with Intent. 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, May 25th from 12:30 - 2:30 pm: The New York Public Library- Grand Central Library will host TomPowner of Career Thinker Inc. who will give a presentation titled: Preparing for JobInterviews, The More You Prepare The Less Intimidating They Become. Increase your chances of hearing thewords You are Hired by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many jobseekers do not place enough importance and time in preparing for an interview;a sure way to outshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than theyare. Tom will discuss the following: Your attire and why it is important, Howbody language and posture can kill an interview, Types of Interviews you can befaced with, The job application, Do you have CAR Stories ready to share, Canyou answer the W questions, How well do you know your resume, What you shouldknow about the company, and What should you ask at the end of theinterview. Advanced registration isrequired. The meeting is at the New York Public Library - Grand Central Library, 135 East 46th Street, 2nd floor community room, New York, NY 10017.
Wednesday, May 25th, from 1:00 - 2:00 pm: Pearlmark,and 21st Century Career will host JudyScherer, from 21st Century Career, and KimPearlstein, from Pearlmark Online Marketing, who have partnered to offer a free one-hour workshoptitled: Catapult YourCareer. This workshop is tailored forCollege Students and Recent Graduates. Hasyour college student come home after the glow of graduation without knowing howto start their job search? Do you know arecent graduate who is stuck in a fruitless search? The problem has nothing to do with willpower,determination or smarts. Too many grads have no clue about what they wantso they send out resumes to random job ads and hope someone will respond. Often, the resume is not tailored to particular types of jobs and the grad doesnot capitalize on his or her relationships. Judy and Kim will help you get started on the right path. Theywill introduce the concepts of: targeting your job search, creating acompelling resume, and using LinkedIn as a job search tool, Contact Kim at1.908.977.6497 or Judy at 1.973.544.8296 with any questions. Parentsare also welcome. Learn moreand register to attend, at: http://bit.ly/CareerWorkshop5-25-16. The meeting is at the BounceFactory, 150 Mt. Bethel Road, Warren, NJ 07059
Wednesday, May 25th, 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, May 25th from 1:00 - 2:30 pm: TheGreater Raritan Workforce Investment Board(GRWIB) will host John Hadley,a career coach, who will give apresentation titled: What'sBlocking Your Search. Do you knowwhat's blocking your search and keeping you from landing that job you reallywant? Whether you are just starting out on your search, or have been strugglingfor seemingly endless months, one of your most important tasks is to diagnosewhat you need to do to succeed in your search. In this unique workshop, Johnwill use his proprietary Career Search Assessment survey and the ChangeGrid tohelp you uncover what's blocking your search, positioning you to take action toland the job and pay you deserve. At the start of the session, you willcomplete your own personal ChangeGrid on-site. John will then show you how tointerpret it to identify the challenges you face, and strategies for dealingwith them. This is going to be a unique opportunity to position yourself totake the RIGHT actions to move your search forward, so do not miss out. The meeting is at the Hunterdon CountyLibrary, North County Branch, 65 Halstead Street, Clinton, NJ 08809.
Wednesday, May25th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm: The Sayreville Public Library will host Mitchell Schley, a labor lawyer in EastBrunswick, who will givea presentation titled: YourRights in the Workplace. Mostemployees are unaware of the many recently added job protections availableunder New Jersey and federal law. This free seminar will cover manytopics concerning your job and career and you will have the opportunity to aska labor lawyer any questions you may have regarding: Unfair treatment on thejob, Wrongful discharge, discrimination, and harassment, Employment contractsand performance reviews, Wages, salary, hours, overtime and compensation, Disabilityleave, pregnancy leave and health insurance, Severance pay and unemploymentbenefits, and Non-competition agreements. For more information or toregister, contact Alaina at firstname.lastname@example.org call 732-727-0212 ex. 25 or 12. You may also register online now. Themeeting is at the Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road, Parlin, NJ08859.
Wednesday, May 25th from 7:30 -9:15 pm. Job Seekers ofMontclair, will host a program titled: Understanding Networking. Thefollowing topics will be discussed: 1) What is it, 2) How does it work, 3)Techniques to manage an effective network, and 4) Overcoming networkingfears. Additional information isavailable at: http://www.jobseekersofmontclair.org/. The meeting is at St. Luke's Church Hall, 73 South FullertonAvenue (corner of Union Street), Montclair, NJ 07042.
Thursday, May 26th, from 12:00noon - 1:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will offer a special programtitled: Are You Fluent in LinkedIn. Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account inyour job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies fordetermining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job searchusing LinkedIn, and more. The meeting isat the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, May 26th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host Renee Rosenberg, acareer counselor, who will give a presentation titled: How Important is My Resume in Today's World? Is a Cover Letter StillNeeded? Renee will answer yourquestions about resumes and cover letters. The meeting is at the New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, NewYork, NY 10016.
Thursday, May 26th, 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.
Friday,May 27th from 9:45 am - 12:00 Noon: The Princeton PublicLibrary and the Professional Service Group of Mercer County: No meeting due to another libraryprogram. Visit the PSG ofMercer County websiteto learn about the numerous resources available there. Princeton PublicLibrary, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Tuesday, May 31st, from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.The Professional Service Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB) will host a workshoptitled: Preparing forthe Job Interview. Learn how to answer the tough questions andcommunicate your value to convince the interviewer that you are the bestcandidate for the job. For the schedule and to learnmore 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, May 31st, from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm:Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host: Terrence Seamon, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled:Rising Up, Recovery After Job Loss. Whenyou lose a job, it is a major life event. While sometimes itcan be a relief, more often than not, it is a devastating blow. Not onlyis it a loss of a paycheck, but even a loss of identity and self-esteem. If youare not careful, job loss can lead to depression and isolation. Neither ofwhich is good for a successful job search. In this participative session, Terry willaddress the attitudes and skills needed to bounce back and rise up after jobloss. 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.
Tuesday, May 31st from 7:30 - 9:30pm: The Career Forum willhost Vic Beaudet; a career coach,who will give a presentation titled: ActionsYou Can Apply to Make A Career Change. For more information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email email@example.com. Themeeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ07920.
Wednesday, June 1st, 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 1st, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The meetingis at the Library of the Chathams, 214 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928.
Wednesday, June 1st, from 7:30 -9:15 pm. Job Seekers ofMontclair, will host a program titled: MakingNetworks Work, APractical Workshop. Additional information is available at: http://www.jobseekersofmontclair.org/. The meeting is at St. Luke's Church Hall, 73 South FullertonAvenue (corner of Union Street), Montclair, NJ 07042.
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, 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 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 numerous presentations,such as: How to Research and Impress Hiring Companies, StrongOnline Identity, Pre-Employment Personality Tests, Negotiating Salary, LinkedInBoot Camp, Use LinkedIn to Attract Employers, Networking Into A Job, Landing aJob After 40, Business Leads from LinkedIn, Outmaneuver Online JobApplications, How to SHOW and TELL You Are the Best, Mastering Online JobApplications, Mastering Interviews, Tips for Snagging Business on LinkedIn, Transform Your Resume, and Working With Recruiters. To view Kathy's presentations, Click Here for theRecording & 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.