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Digest #2578
Next Week's Upcoming Networking Events by "Thomas Donohue" donohue83


Sat Aug 20, 2016 5:09 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. In addition, almost all ofthese meetings are free and less than an hour's drive from your home, so theyare convenient to attend.

Try not to miss an opportunity where you canhear highly relevant and beneficial insights from experts in the marketplace,expand your network, make new friends, and share knowledge with yourpeers. 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,

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.

Monday, August 22nd,from 7:00 am - 9:30 am:The Mondays @ 7 Group will host SimoneMorris, who will give a presentation titled: The Power of Leadership. Attendeeswill have the opportunity to: 1) Learn best practice behaviors of influentialleaders and how they effectively leverage their skills as tools to besuccessful, 2) Learn strategies to evaluate and strengthen their leadershipstyle, and 3) Learn about audacious leadership. For further 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, August 22nd, from10:00 am - 12:00 noon: Northern NJ Professionals in Transition will host Mallory Jones, a Learning andDevelopment professional, and MaureenCorbeski, owner of Stand and Speak, who will give a presentation titled: The Confident Public Speaker. Thisworkshop will cover essential techniques that job seekers can use to improvetheir public speaking skills. The workshop's aim is to have participants: buildpublic speaking presence, increase confidence, and appreciate the importance ofpreparation. Specific attention will be paid to developing responses to commoninterview questions. At the conclusion of this workshop participants will: 1) Understandthe importance of developing strong public speaking techniques, 2) Identifycharacteristics of effective and non-effective public speakers, 3) Use thetechnique to develop powerful responses to questions and, 4) Pitch unique skillsto others. A schedule of upcoming meeting dates is available at: Thegroup meets on generally alternating Mondays, except on library holidays.The companion online discussion forum/information archive/bulletin board/eventcalendar is available at: For additional information,please contact . The meetings are at Maplewood Public Library, 51 Baker St,Maplewood, NJ 07040.

Monday, August 22nd, from10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Jennifer Smith, CEO and Founder of thePassionate Leader Institute, who will give a presentation titled: Using Executive Presence to Get Hired. Are you sending mixed signals during the interview? What presence areyou projecting when you respond to interview questions? This session willdiscuss executive presence techniques that can be used during an interview tohelp you be seen as the ideal candidate. No, we will not be talking about whatyou wear, even though looking presentable is important. We are going to diveinto the behaviors that draw an interviewer in wanting to learn more or causethem to decide they are ready to end the interview early. Come prepared tolearn some powerful and commonly overlook tips that can make a world ofdifference. Additional information is available at: PSGCNG meets every Monday,except holidays. The meeting will be atFirst United Methodist Church of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville,NJ 08876.

Tuesday, August23rd, from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. TheProfessional Service Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB) will host a workshop on LinkedIn. For the scheduleand to learn more about the organization and activities visit the website at: The meetings areheld at the Kennedy branch of The Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane,Piscataway, NJ 08854.

Tuesday, August23rd, from 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm: The New York Public Library - Grand Central Library willhost Tom Powner of Career ThinkerInc. who will give a presentation titled: Writinga Winning 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,Understanding branding and marketing in your resume, Putting Jane Doe's beforeresume to the test, What really happens with your resume when applying toonline job postings, Tips on getting your resume through Applicant TrackingSystem, Why a typical Jane Doe resume does not work, Understanding resumekeywords and how to find them, How to show your Return on Investment value onyour resume, Formatting tips for your resume, Putting Jane Doe's new winningresume to the test, and Top do's & don'ts for resumes. Advancedregistration is required at: Themeeting is at the New York Public Library - Grand CentralLibrary, 135 East 46th Street, 2nd floorcommunity room, New York, NY 10017.

Tuesday, August23rd, from 7:30 - 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Marty Latman, President of Latman AdvisoryServices, who will give a presentation titled: Do I Need A Career Coach. Formore information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email Themeeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ07920.

Wednesday, August24th, from 9:30 am - 12:00 noon: The Professional Service Group of Morris County (PSGMC) will host Dale Favia, who will give a presentation titled: Mock Interviews, Bizarre Behavioral Questions. Additional information is available at: Themeeting will be at the Parsippany Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road,Parsippany, NJ 07054.

Wednesday, August24th, from1:00 - 3:00 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will offer a program titled: AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual CareerNetwork. Explore job strategies for50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network can help you prepareand qualify for a well-paying job and a rewarding career in Healthcare, GreenEconomy or Transit by connecting you to the education and training you need.The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Wednesday, August 24th,from 2:00 - 4:00 pm: The New York Public Library - 53rd Street will host Tom Powner of Career Thinker Inc. who will give a presentationtitled: Job Searching Skills Workshop. The internet has definitely added many optionswhen it comes to searching for a job, but you should never depend on only onemethod. Use the internet as a tool not as the end all. This seminar isfilled with guidance, tips and advice to increase your results of finding yournext dream job and understanding the un-tapped job market. Tom will discuss the following topics: 1) Howhas searching for a job changed, 2) Tapping into the hidden job market, 3)Traditional methods are still alive, 4) Job searching online, 5) Targetingcompanies, 6) The Importance of Networking, 7) Job and career fairs, and 8)Recruiters and Headhunters. Advancedregistration is required at: The meeting is at the New YorkPublic Library, 18 West 53rd Street, in theCommunity Room, New York, NY 10019.

Wednesday, August 24th,from 6:00 - 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host Win Sheffield, acareer Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Caterpillar To Butterfly: How To Discover and Move On To Your NextCareer. The job market is constantlychanging, and so are we. As a result we are often interested in changing, orrequired by circumstance to change. Yet without exposure to other areas, it iseasy to assume there is no way for us to do a different job. Join coach WinSheffield to learn how we can bringvalue to a new industry or to a new field. Learn how breadth of experience canbe a competitive advantage in a changing marketplace. The discussion includes:1) Approaches to discover what we want to do, 2) How to research options we areconsidering, 3) Why ads demand prior experience and how to change anyway, 4) Howto adapt our experience to new fields, and 5) Set priorities for the careeroptions you will pursue. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Wednesday, August 24th,from 7:30 - 9:15 pm. JobSeekers of Montclair, will host WilmaA. Hurwitz, Business Improvement Specialist and Marketing TrainingConsultant, who will give apresentation titled: Making Networks Work, A Practical Workshop. Keytopics include: A) Networking, How to Do (Part II), Making those calls, Informationinterviews, Keeping in touch during the search and after you land the job, B) Managingyour networking campaign, augment and refresh your contact sheet, C) Keep inMinds, and D) Case studies and demo role plays. 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, August 25h, from 1:15 - 2:30pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will offer a program titled: Career Resources. Explorejob/career resources available at the Science, Industry and Business Library(SIBL) and other public sites; Find industry and career advice, resumeguides and more. The meeting is at theNew York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34thStreet, New York, NY 10016.

Friday, August 26th from 9:45am - 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the ProfessionalService Group of Mercer County will co-host Glenn Pasch, an author and motivational speaker, whowill give a presentation titled: Digital Marketing Strategies for the JobSeeker. Learn about some digital marketing strategies you caneasily and effectively apply to your job search. Visit the PSG of Mercer County website to learn about the numerous resourcesavailable there. The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 WitherspoonStreet, 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: for a detailed list of upcoming classes. In addition to these great in-person classes,the library also recorded some of the presentations and they are available 24/7on-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. Please click on this link for additionaldetails: UWCareer Coaching Flyer_2016.pdf. Additional information is availableat: 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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