January 2014 Networking Events

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Thursday, January 2nd from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Sherry Natkow, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Thinking About A Career Change.  Sherry will discuss research tools to explore career change.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Thursday, January 2nd from 7:25 – 9:00 pm: The Employment Assistance Resource Networking (EARN) Group will host: Ed Zebzda, Chairperson of the Westchester Chapter of The Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG), who will give a presentation titled:Focusing Your Job Search.  Additional information is available on EARN’s website at: http://www.earnatstpats.com.  The meeting is at St. Patrick’s Parish Center, in the lower level of the new church, 137 Moseman Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.
 
Friday, January 3rd from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer will co-host Jim Donovan, who will give a presentation titled: Taking Charge of Your Life.  Jim will discuss how to stop chasing rainbows and land the job that fits you perfectly.  Some of what you will learn in this fast moving, inspiring program includes: 1) The things you do that prevent you from having what you want, 2) Why what you think you want and what you really want are not the same, 3) How a few simple changes in your daily actions can have a huge impact on your results, and 4) How you can harness the powerful law of attraction in your job search.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
 
Friday, January 3rd 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: Organizing and Managing Your Job Search.  John will discuss how to look at your job search and next career opportunity from a different angle. Discover how to plan, set goals, and manage your job search.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Saturday, January 4th from 8:30 – 11:00 am: Careers in Transition (CIT) meeting. Individuals give a 15 second elevator speech about themselves — 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 by a short period for networking with people you would like to introduce yourself to 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 it reviewed.) or 2) Support in Overcoming Job Search Obstacles. This includes: A) Small group advice for individuals who have hit the wall and need help to reinvigorate their job search, or B) Large group discussion on various job search related topics. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.
 
Monday, January 6th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Barry Cohen, CUNY Employment Coordinator, who will give a presentation titled: Powerful First Impressions: How to Find and Get the Job You Really Want.  Barry will discuss the hidden techniques and strategies you need to ace that next job interview.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Monday, January 6th from 5:00 – 8:00 pm: The Bergen Career Networking Community (BCNC) will host an evening of Informal Networking. Employed or seeking career opportunities; become involved in a dynamic professional networking community, essential in today’s economy for career development and professional success. Build relationships; expand your career and network by interacting with valuable and trusted contacts, sharing ideas, best practices, insights and perspectives in the marketplace. Registration required at:http://bcnc53.eventbrite.com.  The meeting is at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel, 1 International Boulevard, Mahwah, NJ 07430.
 
Tuesday, January 7th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Renee Rosenberg, author of Achieving the Good Life After 50: Tools and Resources for Making it Happen, who will give a presentation titled: Start the New Year Off With A Positive Job Search Attitude.  Renee will offer strategies for a positive job search. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Tuesday, January 7th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: How Best to Compete.  For more information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email svelez@somersethillsymca.org.  The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
 
Wednesday, January 8th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm: Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) will offer a special Speed Networking Event.  Join us for a low pressure, fun and rewarding way to grow your professional network.  Speed networking is like speed dating for professionals.  It is an excellent opportunity to make new contacts, practice networking techniques and socialize. Worried that you won’t know what to do?  Have no fear! We will provide all the tools you need and explain the speed networking process to you. What should you bring; at least 30 business cards, your 30-45 second elevator speech, and an open mind.  Be confident, true and remember that every connection could be valuable in the future. Humor and a friendly approach will make you most memorable.  We promise a win-win outcome for every attendee.  Pre-registration is required at: placement@jvsnj.org.  In case of inclement weather, please call 1-973-674-6330 after 7:30 am to ensure the program is being held.  The meeting is at Pine Brook Jewish Center, 174 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ 07045.
 
Wednesday, January 8th 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, January 8th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Win Sheffield, a Career Coach, who will give a presentation titled:Why Don’t I have a Job Yet?  A job search involves many moving parts with resumes, letters, networking events, keeping up with contacts, as well as different kinds of research and analysis and interviews to prepare for. On top of that we do not always really want to do it and so do not approach it as straightforwardly as we might. Win will teach you to: 1) Plan in a way that sustains you in your campaign, 2) Give yourself support setting goals and targets and learn the difference, 3) Recognize what is hard and easy for you and incorporate that into your plan, 4) Know the importance of what you want in a job, and 5) Identify where you are and adjust your activity accordingly. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Wednesday, January 8th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties will host Linda Trignano, a Communications & Leadership Expert, who will give a presentation titled: The Power of LinkedIn.  For additional information or to register, please contact Elise Prezant at 1-908-725-7799 x108 or eprezant@JewishFamilySvc.org.  Please let me know if you are planning on attending.  In the event of inclement weather, I want to make sure that I notify you if I have to make a last minute change. The meeting is at Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties, 150-A West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.
 
Wednesday, January 8th from 7:30 – 9:15 pm. Job Seekers of Montclair, will host a program titled: Dealing With Road Blocks and Setting Goals.  Learn how to: 1) Recognize common blocks, 2) How to move beyond the blocks or avoid them, 3) Where to find motivation and support, and 4) Long and short term goal setting.  Additional information is available at:http://www.jobseekersofmontclair.org/, or by calling 1-973-783-3442.  The meeting is at St. Luke’s Church Hall, 73 South Fullerton Avenue (corner of Union Street), Montclair, NJ 07042.
 
Wednesday, January 8th from 6:45 – 9:30 pm: The Hillsdale Career Resource Ministry Network Group will host Dee McSweeney, who will give a presentation titled: Adult Bullying in the Workplace.  Dee will spend a half hour on a truly sensitive issue which we have all happened upon in one form or another.  We then will break into 3 groups and each group will have an opportunity to ask questions of John Carvelli, Gary and myself regarding your job search, salary questions, resume summaries/profiles and other important topics.  For additional information, contact: John Carvelli at 201-995-7895john.carvelli@pimco.com, or Janelle Razzino at 201-722-3111, janelle@razzinoassociates.com.  The meeting is at St. John The Baptist Church, in the Sheen Room of the Parish Center, at 69 Valley Road, Hillsdale NJ 07642.
 
Thursday, January 9th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm: Trinity Church will host Alex Freund, a career and interviewing coach, who will give a special Resume Tune-Up and LinkedIn Workshop. Participants will learn about resume appearance, common resume mistakes, what constitutes an effective resume, the effective use of keywords, and many other pertinent tips for improving your resume. Alex will also discuss what constitutes an effective LinkedIn profile and share ideas to help you be found by recruiters.  Registration is required at http://tinyurl.com/a878e9b. Provide your contact information and click on Submit to receive an
automatic confirmation.  On January 7 you will get an email with further instructions.  For additional information, contact Alex at 
mailto:alex@landingexpert.com. The meeting will be at the Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540.
 
Thursday, January 9th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Robin Neiman, a Vocational Counselor, and Sherry Natkow, a Career Coach, who will lead a program titled:  Drop-In Job Club for College Graduates in Their Twenties.  Participants learn how to market themselves, how to conduct a strategic job search, meet other twenty-something job-seekers in a supportive environment.  Handouts and resources will be provided.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Thursday, January 9th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: NNJ ASTD will host Cynthia Clark, President of Career Quest Coaching, who will give a presentation titled: Communicating by the Numbers: How to Communicate Successfully with Recruiters and Hiring Managers of Any Age.  Cynthia will discuss generational communication preferences and more in her presentation.  Come and learn the fascinating facts about communicating with different generations. Leave with tips and techniques on how to improve your next interview or networking interaction.  Don’t miss an evening where you can expand your network, make new friends, share knowledge with your peers, and hear highly relevant and beneficial insights and perspectives from experts in the marketplace.  For additional information, contact Alicja Lisnow at a_lisnow@yahoo.com.  Please register at: http://astd19.eventbrite.com.  The meeting is at the Cedar Hill Christian Reformed Church, 422 Cedar Hill Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.
 
Thursday, January 9th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: Immaculate Conception Church Employment and Career Support Group will host a special meeting titled: Cover Letter Roundtable. Please RSVP via employmentministry@gmail.com, the website at:www.iccemploymentministry.org, or call Patricia Yannotta Panzarino at 1.908.448.2297.  The meeting is at Immaculate Conception Church’s Nazareth House, 88 West End Ave, Somerville, NJ, 08876.
 
Friday, January 10th from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer will co-host Mike Palestina, an Executive Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Emotional Intelligence and Non-Verbal Communications.Mike believes the key to successful leadership is emotional awareness and management of ourselves and others.  When we need to understand others, it is important to know what they are feeling and thinking.  A recent Harvard University study on career success concluded that emotional skills mattered twice as much as IQ and technical skills.  Emotional awareness of ourselves and others is critical to overall organizational effectiveness including recruiting (81% of job candidates lie about themselves in job interviews), employee engagement (70% of American workers are disengaged), and retention of top performers (48% cite lack of trust as reason for leaving) to name just a few.  Come learn the science and myths of non-verbal communications and how your lack of awareness might be negatively impacting your performance in interviews. The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Friday, January 10th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Joe Fairless, who will give a presentation titled: Supercharge Your Career: Become a Networking Expert.  Joe will offer tips for successful networking.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Saturday, January 11th from 7:30 – 10:15 am: The Breakfast Club will host Abby Kohut, AKA Absolutely Abby, President of Staffing Symphony, who will give a presentation titled:Exposing the Hidden Job Market.  Although the economy is improving, this still is not your Grandma’s job market.  Many of the jobs are hidden from plain view and unless you learn about the new way to job hunt, you will be left out in the cold. Absolutely Abby will teach you how easy it really is to uncover the hidden job market. You will learn: 1) Why the job market is hidden in the first place, 2) Three ways to hobnob with CTOs, CFOs and other C-suite members, 3) Why you are always on an interview even in your pajamas, 4) How to solve problems for companies who do not know that they have them, and 5) Three ways to use social media to generate opportunities you did not know existed.  More information is available at www.thebreakfastclubnj.com.  The meeting is at the Days Hotel Conference Center, 195 Rt. 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.   There is a meeting fee of $10 to cover the cost of the hotel conference room.
 
Monday, January 13th from 10:00 – 11:30 am: The Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce will host: Neil Cooper, a leadership and personal development coach, who will give a presentation titled: Networking to Build Your Personal Safety Net.  In the workshop, we will learn about: What networking is; What it means to you; How to network effectively and enjoy it; and How to build your network so it is a positive tool for giving and receiving. Networking is a meaningful way to make a difference through your career and build your personal safety net. Registration is required at http://parsippanychambernetworking.eventbrite.com/?s=17795805 and space is limited to 60 registrations.  The meeting will be at the Parsippany Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054
 
Monday, January 13th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Mim Anzolut, who will give a presentation titled: Writing a Winning Resume.  Mim will discuss writing a resume to give you a competitive edge.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Tuesday, January 14th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Temple Beth Shalom Career Networking Group will host Lisa Chenofsky Singer, an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University, who will give a presentation titled: Hear What I Say, Listen to What I Mean. Learn how you think, interpret, and deliver your messages. Learn how you see the world around you.  Learn to understand yourself and the situation.  Please register at: tbscareernetworking@gmail.com. The meeting is at Temple Beth Shalom, 193 East Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039.
 
Tuesday, January 14th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Key Resume Issues.  For more information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email svelez@somersethillsymca.org.  The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
 
Wednesday, January 15th 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, January 15th from 1:30 – 4:30 pm: The NJ Chapter of the ChemPharma Association will host Julienne B. Ryan, Principal at the Career Concierge, who will give a presentation titled: It Is All About Your Back Story.  Do you ever wonder about how you are going to make a memorable impression? Julienne will show us why developing and utilizing your Back Story and personal narratives effectively help engage your listeners in interviews andprofessional settings. Drawing from her own experience guiding executives and managers, Julienne leads clients through a journey of self-discovery. The goal: helping them to tell their story memorably in ways that helps them to define their next chapter and get them to their goals. A career coach, trainer, storyteller and humorist, Julienne brings to her work, twenty five years of experience as a talent management professional with specialties in recruitment, and employee development.  For additional information, contact Peter Nirchio at tewks2@embarqmail.com.  Please register at: at www.chempharma.net.  The meeting is at Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Ave, Whippany, NJ 07981. 
 
Wednesday, January 15th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host David Lees, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled:Marketing Yourself with Confidence.  David will offer tips on how to stand out from your competition to land a job.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Thursday, January 16th from 9:30 am – 12:30 am: The Westport Public Library will hostMichael Shavel, of the Connecticut Dept. of Labor, who will give a presentation titled: Over 40 and Looking for Work.  Michael will present job search strategies for the older worker. Hear about the need to step out of the box and embrace new theories and technology. Become familiar with the impact of four generations in today’s workplace. Please register in advance for this workshop by calling Michael at 1.203.455.2707 or Kristina at 1.203.455.2704. Sign-in starts at 9 am.  Additional information is available on the library’s website at: www.westportlibrary.org.The meeting is at the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880.
 
Friday, January 17th from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer will co-host Rod Colon, an Executive Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Building and Sustaining Relationships through Empowered Networking.  Networking is not just about social interactions. Rather, it builds relationships and business intelligence between people within the same industry and across industries.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
 
Friday, January 17th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Eileen Sharaga, who will give a presentation titled: Self Assessment and Career Goals.  Eileen will offer tips for assessing your individual skills and how to position them in today’s marketplace.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Saturday, January 18th from 8:15 – 10:30 am: The Saint Gregory the Great Networking Group will host: Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled:Recruiters and Hiring Executives: How to Sell Them Successfully the First Time.  More information is available at: http://stgregorythegreatchurch.org/index.cfm?load=page&page=283.The meeting is at Saint Gregory the Great’ Church, 4680 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.
 
Saturday, January 18th from 8:30 – 11:00 am: Careers in Transition (CIT) meeting. Individuals give a 15 second elevator speech about themselves — 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 by a short period for networking with people you would like to introduce yourself to 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 it reviewed.) or 2) Support in Overcoming Job Search Obstacles. This includes: A) Small group advice for individuals who have hit the wall and need help to reinvigorate their job search, or B) Large group discussion on various job search related topics. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.
 
Saturday, January 18th from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: The Sayreville Public Library will host a special program 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 résumé shine. Dr. Colleen Georges will spend one-on-one time with attendees, giving each résumé an honest critique with suggestions for improvement.  To register, contact Alaina at alainad@lmxac.org or call 1-732-727-0212 ex. 25. You will be assigned a 15-minute time slot. You need only bring a copy of your résumé and a pen. The meeting is at the Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road, Parlin, NJ 08859.
 
Tuesday, January 21st from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Rob Hellmann, who will give a presentation titled: Advanced LinkedIn: Jump-start Your Career.  Rob will demonstrate advanced techniques for leveraging LinkedIn. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Tuesday, January 21st from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host George Pace, who will give a presentation titled: You, the Product.  George will focus on the value of social networking. For more information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email svelez@somersethillsymca.org.  The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
 
Wednesday, January 22nd 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. Additional information is available on the library’s website at:www.westportlibrary.org. The meeting is at the Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880.
 
Wednesday, January 22nd 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, January 22nd from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Michelle Pyram, who will give a presentation titled: How Do I Get Paid For… Who I Am?  Michelle will help you identify the assumptions and blocks that may be holding back your career.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Thursday, January 23rd from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Robin Neiman, a Vocational Counselor, and Sherry Natkow, a Career Coach, who will lead a program titled:  Drop-In Job Club for College Graduates in Their Twenties.  Participants learn how to market themselves, how to conduct a strategic job search, meet other twenty-something job-seekers in a supportive environment.  Handouts and resources will be provided.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Friday, January 24th from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer will co-host a special panel discussion titled: Panelists That Have Reinvented Their Professional Self By Starting Their Own Business.  The panelists have reinvented their professional self by starting their own business. Some in a current transition may be considering just such a move, either because they cannot break back into a company, or they now choose to work for themselves. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear each story from the panelists, and then ask questions of all of the panelists. The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
 
Friday, January 24th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Charles Moldenhauer, who will give a presentation titled: Sell Yourself as a Consultant.  Charles will discuss the pros and cons of being a consultant.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Saturday, January 25th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host a special Business Planning Startup Workshop Focusing On Research and Resources.  This is the first training workshop for the New York StartUP 2014 Business Plan Competition. Learn what a business plan requires and how to do the necessary research.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Monday, January 27th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Celia Currin, who will give a presentation titled: The Job Search: Managing Your Head Game and Your Energy.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Monday, January 27th 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:ChemPharmaFENGIERGMENGNJ-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, January 27th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm: The Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) will host:  David Lewis, CEO of Operation Inc, who will give a presentation titled:Interview from the Interviewer’s Perspective.  What is going on in the interviewer’s mind as she is interviewing you? If her mind is wandering, then you have a problem. David will discuss how to interview so that the interviewer is focusing on you.  Additional information is available on WNO’s website at: http://wno.weebly.com.  Please register in advance at http://WNO20140127.eventbrite.com.  The meeting will be at the Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520.
 
Monday, January 27th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Temple Community Network (TCN) will hostSpeaker and Topic to be Determined.  The meeting is at Barnert Temple, 747 Route 208 South, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
 
Tuesday, January 28th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Mike Palestina, anExecutive Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Non-Verbal Communications During Your Job Search.  For more information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or emailsvelez@somersethillsymca.org.  The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
 
Wednesday, January 29th 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, January 29th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host John Crant, who will give a presentation titled: Building Your Professional Network With LinkedIn.  John will demonstrate how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Thursday, January 30th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Kristina Leonardi, who will give a presentation titled: Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to Be Doing with Your Life?  Kristina will discuss re-assessing who you are and what you should be doing with your life.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Friday, January 31st from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Theodore Henderson, who will give a presentation titled: The Indisputable Laws to Become a Successful Leader and Expand Your Career.  Theodore will share techniques for becoming an effective leader.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
 
Weekdays, starting at 11:00 am. JobTalkAmerica, a daily Internet radio program, is designed to help you reinvent, reposition and reinvigorate your job search and work life. As advocates for the unemployed, hosts Ted Canova and Sam Zeff have created a nationwide community that gives voice back to the jobless. The show welcomes you into the conversation and provides job search advice that’s easy to understand and use everyday. Listen live online at: http://www.JobTalkAmerica.com JobTalkAmerica archives are available anytime.
 
The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, located at 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016-4314, offers an extensive series of weekly programs pertaining to job search, training, and career advice.  Inquiries about programs may be made by calling 917-275-6975, Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm.  Click on their link at:http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/65/calendar for a detailed list of upcoming classes. 
 
The Westport Public Library, located at 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880 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. In addition, many of these informative presentations are recorded and the podcasts can 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 great presentation, from the comfort and convenience of your home. Isn’t technology great!
 
Wednesdays, from 7:30 – 9:15 pm. Job Seekers of 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 group meets; various speakers deliver on topics such as: recognizing your accomplishments, resumes, and networking. For a schedule of upcoming presentations, click on their link at: http://www.jobseekersofmontclair.org/or call (973) 783-3442 for additional information.
 
The Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey (PSGCNJ) offers a Free 2 1/2 Day Accelerated Career Training Workshops, as described below:
 
Monday 1:30 – 4:45 pm, Employment Orientation and Self-Assessment: The Emotional Side of Job Loss, Employment Search Techniques and Tools, Goals That Drive Business, Introduction to C.A.R. Stories.
 
Tuesday 9:30am – 12:45pm, Communications: 30 Second Commercials and Development, Telephone Communications, E-Mail Basics, Salary Negotiation, Contracting and Recruiters.
 
Tuesday 1:30 – 4:45 pm, Networking: 30 Second Commercials, CAR Stories, Development, Introduction to Networking, Types of Networking, Networking Tips, Getting Organized – A Marketing Plan, Networking Groups and Web Sites.
 
Wednesday 9:30 am – 12:45 pm, Resumes and Cover Letters: Transferable Skills, C.A.R. Story Examples, Cover Letters – Rationale, Formats and Types, Cardinal Rules and Common Mistakes, Resumes: Key Concepts, Types and Formats, Technical Aspects of Resume Writing, Resume Resources.
 
Wednesday 1:30 – 4:45 pm, Interviewing: 30 Second Commercials, Preparing For the Interview, Interview Types, Interview Stages, Compensation Negotiation and Counter-Offers, Appropriate vs. Inappropriate Questions.
 
Please call 1-908-445-5730 or click on http://psgcnj.org/training_curriculum.html for availability, upcoming training dates, or additional information on these free workshops.
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