Next Week’s Upcoming Networking Events

MP900439345Sundays, from 8:00 – 9:00 am. Every Sunday morning tune into Your Career is Calling on 107.7 FM, The Bronc, the on-campus radio station at Rider University. Hosts Frank Kovacs and Wanda Ellet bring you the best career advice, no matter what stage your career is in. Whether you are in transition, looking for a better opportunity, or even a college student, Your Career is Calling has you covered. Nearly every single week, they are joined by a special guest to cover a unique topic. Don’t forget to tune into 107.7 FM The Bronc, http://www.1077thebronc.com/ or 107.7 The Bronc’s free Android and IPhone Apps. Listeners can reach the studio with their questions at 1-877-900-1077.

Monday, September 23rd from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Dennie Higgins, who will give a presentation titled: Having A Game Plan For Your Job Search: Focus On Your Strengths and Accomplishments. Additional information is available at: www.psgcnj.org. The meeting will be at First United Methodist Church of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.

Monday, September 23rd from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host John Crant, who will give a presentation titled: Resume Renovation. John will discuss how making the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job search actually increases the value of the items on your resume. The discussion includes: 1) Resume: “New” Definition, 2) Resume Goals, 3) Understanding Stacks of Incoming Resumes, 4) 3 Second” Test, 5) One Page Resume, Unless It’s Two, 6) Value, Value Everywhere, but Nowhere to be Seen, 7) Degrees of Degrees, and 8) The Headless Horseman: Don’t Send a Word. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Monday, September 23rd from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Temple Community Network (TCN) will host Marty Latman, Chairman of the Bergen Chapter of Financial Executive Network Group, who will give a presentation titled: Managing You Job Search. Being in-transition can be very stressful. You can get depressed, angry and confused. You need to search for a new position, but how do you search? Do you feel you are not progressing in your search? Do you feel you are not managing your time properly? What can you do to change this situation? How do you get back into the “game”? How do you change this negative situation into a positive experience? Attendees will learn about the obstacles they need to overcome during this period to succeed, the methods they need to use to change their situation, and ways to make being in-transition a productive, meaningful and positive time in their lives. For more information, contact Bob Roman at broman235@gmail.com or Bob Levin at blevin@galaxy.net. The meeting is at Barnert Temple, 747 Route 208 South, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417.

Monday, September 23rd from 7:30 – 9:00 pm: New Providence United Methodist Church will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give the second in a series of seven presentations titled: How to Communicate Your Value. If you have any questions about the upcoming seminar, please call: 1-908-464-5535. The meeting is at New Providence United Methodist Church, 1441 Springfield Ave., New Providence, NJ 07974.

Tuesday, September 24th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm: The West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library, in conjunction with Alex Freund from Landing Expert Career Coaching (landingexpert.com), will conduct the fourth in a series of four three-hour Career Development Workshops. The four modules include such topics as: 1) Objectives and career plan, 2) Creating a resume, 3) Social media in your job search and networking, plus 4) Communications and compensation negotiation. Each module will include self-assessment and practice mock-interviews, in order to personalize the sessions for the attendees. Space is limited; registration is required at: www.mcl.org. The meeting is at the West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550.

Tuesday, September 24th from 6:00 – 10:00 pm: Recruiter Night Out Dinner Meeting. The panel will be moderated by Mike Palestina of the Black River Group. Panel members include: Brad Schweon at Schweon Associates, Rick Kilcoyne at CM Select, Leslie Martin at Gotham Technology Grp, and Wanda Megaro at G45 Consulting. The cost is $45 if forwarded to John Sampson by September 23rd at 2 Blackfoot Cir, Wayne NJ 07470. Checks should be made out to John Sampson who can be reached at 973-248-3251 or via email at jcsspike@yahoo.com. The meeting is at the Holiday Inn, One Route 46 West, Totowa, NJ, 07512.

Tuesday, September 24th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Temple Beth Shalom Career Networking Group will host a special meeting titled: Job Advice from Recruiters. A panel of recruiters will share insights on today’s market and opportunities. Panelists include Bob Gandel of Taplow Executive Search; a global retained executive search firm, Irwin A. Ruderfer, CPC of Ruderfer and Associates, a contingency recruiting firm, and Debbie Kramer, Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner at Quest Diagnostics. Mike Ramer, Principal of Ramer Search Consultants will moderate the discussion. In addition, Phil Chaiklin of Arista Studios will be on hand to take digital headshot photos, for your LinkedIn profile, free for all attendees. Please register at: tbscareernetworking@gmail.com. The meeting is at Temple Beth Shalom, 193 East Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039.

Tuesday, September 24th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Lynda Wolf, Principal and Co-Founder of FizGIG Staffing Resources, who will give a presentation titled: Purpose, Passion and A Paycheck. The New Realities Of The Job Market For The Boomer Generation. The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.

Wednesday, September 25th from 9:30 am – 12:00 noon: The Professional Support Group of Morris County (PSGMC) will host a special a Résumé Review Session. As a follow-up to Alex Freund’s résumé tune-up presentation. Talk one-on-one with peers who have taught résumé skills, including résumé writing and CARS-PARS, to receive suggestions for making yourself stand out in a competitive job market. Bring at least six copies of your résumé; time permitting, you’ll have the opportunity to talk with each of the volunteers. Additional information is available at: www.psgmc.org. The meeting will be at the Parsippany Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054.

Wednesday, September 25th from 10:00 – 11:30 am: The Westport Public Library’s Business Librarian, Sylvia Schulman, who will give a presentation titled: Energize Your Job Search. Gain an advantage by using valuable online tools such as Reference USA, LexisNexis and Business Company Resource Center. Ms. Schulman will show you how to identify your key companies, spot industry trends, and get in-depth background information for greater success in networking and interviewing. The meeting is at the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880.

Wednesday, September 25th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer a program titled: WorkSearch Orientation. Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive (Bring your own USB drive). The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Wednesday, September 25th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Rob Hellmann, who will give a presentation titled: Become the Perfect Candidate: Tap into the Hidden Job Market. Frustrated by a lack of response from job ads, or feel like you are having trouble competing with your fellow job-seekers to get interviews? In today’s economy building and leveraging your network in this highly competitive job market. Rob will discuss strategies and techniques that you can apply immediately to improve results in your search, including: 1) How to build and use your network effectively, 2) How to get meetings by contacting people directly who you don’t know, 3) How to increase your response rate with ads and recruiting firms, 4) Seven features to include in an email or cover letter that will get you the meetings you want, 5) How to structure a networking meeting, 6) Specific verbiage and phrases you should use in your communications, and 7) How to diagnose and jump-start a stalled job search. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Wednesday, September 25th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Bronxville Career Network will host Chris Hanson, who will give a presentation titled: Job-Search Tips. What do we know about job searching? What do we know about project management? How do we leverage the latter to increase the success of the former? Chris will teach us how to apply project management techniques to our job search plan. Visit http://www.reformedchurch.org for additional information, or call Sheila Larkin at 1-914-393-225 or email her at larkin5@optonline.net. The meeting is in the Edwards Room at the Bronxville Reform Church, 180 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, NY 10708.

Thursday, September 26th from 3:15 – 4:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host a special presentation titled: Job Search Fundamentals. Conducting an effective job search is a difficult and sometimes frustrating process. This seminar will cover ways to build a better personal brand, where to find opportunity, network, and even interview better in order to make your job search easier and more effective. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Thursday, September 26th from 6:00 – 8:30 pm: Georgian Court University will host Rod Colón, a Career Coach and Author, who will give a presentation titled: Learn the Secrets of Owning Your Career. Rod will discuss how to how to transform you career to a business. Learn to: 1) Become the CEO of Me, Inc – Own Your Career, 2) Tap the power of advocates to reach key decision-makers, 3) Explore the exciting opportunities of The Hidden Job Market, 4) Let Your personal brand shine through using social media, and 5) Learn a job search methodology that gets you the interview. Please register at: http://etpnetwork.memberlodge.org/calendar. For additional information, contact Rod Colón at www.RodColon.com. The meeting is at Georgian Court University, Arts and Science Center’s Little Theatre, 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701. Please park in lot: A

Saturday, September 28th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host John Crant, who will give a presentation titled: Communications Mastery In Job Search: How to Engage Hiring Managers. John will discuss techniques for getting the attention of hiring managers. The discussion includes: 1) First You Have To Find Them – the Decisions-makers, 2) Engaged and Disengaged: Houston, We Have a Problem, 3) It’s About Them, So That It’s About You… It Has To Be About Them!, 4) Avoiding the One-offs: It’s About Opening a Communications Channel , 5) Getting ‘an Agreement’ for a Relationship, 6) Channel Surfing: Keeping Your Communications Goals Focused, and 7) Value, Value… In Every Word Will Open Doors You May Never Have Dreamed Existed. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Monday, September 30th from 10:00 – 11:30 am: The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce will host a special meeting titled: Employment Search with Databases and the NJ Department of Labor Resources. The library can be an invaluable resource in your job search. Through library resources and databases, you can research companies and industries to get the information you need for a successful job search. In this workshop you will learn how to use ReferenceUSA, a powerful database of companies and individuals in the United States that the library provides to cardholders. Through the NJ Department of Labor you will learn how to improve your job search through Jobs4Jersey.com. Please register at: http://goo.gl/QfTEQl. This special meeting will be at the Parsippany Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054

Monday, September 30th from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a special meeting titled: How To Work With Recruiters. Additional information is available at: www.psgcnj.org. The meeting will be at First United Methodist Church of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.

Monday, September 30th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Hal Eskenazi, who will give a presentation titled: 15 Second Resume. Do you want to unlock the secrets the “experts” won’t share with you about how to get an interview? Get a job? Learn how to unlock those secrets by looking at the process from the perspective of recruiters and hiring managers. Hal will discuss techniques to get your resume noticed by hiring managers. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Monday, September 30th from 1:15 – 2:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer a program titled: Career Resources. Explore job and career resources available at the SIBL Library and other public sites; Find industry and career advice, resume guides and more. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Monday, September 30th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm: The New Jersey North Chapter of the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group GPSEG (formerly NJENG) invites you to an After Hours Social. Come for an evening of intelligent conversation, business networking, reconnecting with good friends, or making new ones. This is a great way for working members to keep in touch and meet the many new members. We invite 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. The meeting is at the Hamilton Park Hotel, 175 Park Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932.

Monday, September 30th from 7:30 – 9:00 pm: New Providence United Methodist Church will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give the third in a series of seven presentations titled: Getting the Job You Should Want – How to Figure Where to Go in Your Next Career. If you have any questions about the upcoming seminar, please call: 1-908-464-5535. The meeting is at New Providence United Methodist Church, 1441 Springfield Ave., New Providence, NJ 07974.

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