March 2014 Networking Events

MP900439345Sundays, from 8:00 – 9:00 am. Every Sunday morning tune into Your Career is Calling on 107.7 FM, The Bronc, an 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. In addition, interesting previous episodes are available at: http://comm.rider.edu/thebronc/?page_id=356.
 
Mondays, from 9:00 – 10:00 pm. Call in your job search questions everyMonday night to a live Radio Show titled: Own Your Career hosted by Rod Colon, on Blogtalk Radio – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ownyourcareer. Dial1-347-857-3320 with your questions to get proven guidance from the # 1 career coach in the United States, specialized in the 7 Step Job Search and author of the book Win The Race For 21st Century Jobs. Get free coaching with challenges you encounter steering your career in the rough seas of the 21st century job market.
 
Saturday, March 1st 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, March 3rd from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host David Schuchman, who will give a presentation titled:Promoting Yourself Using MailChimp.  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, March 3rd from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Laura Powers, who will give a presentation titled: The New Job Search: Success Strategies for Today’s Work Place.  Laura will discuss job search tools, techniques and strategies for today’s dynamic work place.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Monday, March 3rd 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://bcnc55.eventbrite.com.  The meeting is at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel, 1 International Boulevard, Mahwah, NJ 07430.
 
Tuesday, March 4th 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.
 
Tuesday, March 4th from 4:30 – 7:00 pm: Union County College will host Rod Colón, a Career Coach and Author, who will give a presentation titled: Lead Your Career.  For additional information or to RSVP, please contact Rod Colón at www.RodColon.com.  The meeting is at Union County College, in the Cafeteria, at 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ.
 
Tuesday, March 4th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host John Wharton, a recruiter for Mid-Senior Managers in manufacturing organizations,who will give a presentation titled: Questions for the Headhunter.  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.
 
Tuesday, March 4th from 7:30 – 9:00 pm: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, in Doylestown, PA, will offer the 4th class of a 7 part workshop titled: Job Fair Readiness.  At the meeting there will be: 1) Mock interaction with recruiters, 2) Discussion on appropriate attire, 3) How to research a prospective employer, 4) Creating your 30 second commercial or elevator speech, and 5) Learn general job fair protocols.  For additional information or to register, please contact: Norman Baseman at norman.baseman@gmail.com or Trish Jordan at trish5503@verizon.net.  The meeting is at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Chruch, in Saint Mary’s Hall across the street from the church, at 235 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.
 
Wednesday, March 5th from 11:30 – 1:00 pm: The Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey (PSGCNJ) will offer a workshop on Success Stories, Part 2.  In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to turn your success stories into powerful, results-oriented statements of your value to potential employers.  Bring two brief stories of your achievements to learn how to turn your CARS/PARS/SARS into brief statements of your accomplishments. Please bring six copies to share with colleagues in small, break-out groups led by instructors trained to focus on the key points of your career to date. Additional information is available at: www.psgmc.org.  Before heading out in bad weather, check www.parsippanylibrary.org to make sure the library is open.  The meeting will be at the Parsippany Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054.
 
Wednesday, March 5th 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, March 5th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host John Crant, who will give a presentation titled: Self-Recruiter Career Evolution: Preparing For Your Career’s New Leap With Social Media Marketing.  John will discuss how to lay the groundwork to take your career to the next level, to get on the ‘short list’ for that next promotion, and to market your achievements continually.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Wednesday, March 5th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties will host Sudha Narasimhan, who will give a presentation titled: The Emotional Impact of Job Loss.  We will also be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Job Seekers Support Group. 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.
 

Friday, March 5th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: The Princeton Public Library will host Carol King, director of Princeton Senior Resource Center’s Next Step: who will give a presentation titled: Strategies for Competing in the New Work Place. Engaged Retirement and Encore Careers Program discusses strategies for competing in the new work place including updating skills, networking, dealing with ageism, job searching on the Internet and avoiding job scams.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.

 
Thursday, March 6th from 9:30 – 11:30 am: Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) of New Jersey will host Alison Warner, Marketing Director and Franchise Consultant at FranNet, who will give a presentation titled: Is Starting Your Own Business Right for You.  This seminar will address the following: 1) The advantages of starting a business, 2) A look at small business and franchise ownership, 3) Misconceptions about owning a small business or franchise, 4) Building equity as a strategy, and 5) How to find the right small business or franchise.  To register, e-mail Beverly Feldman at bfeldman@jvsnj.org by noon, 3/5/2014.  In case of inclement weather, please call 1-973-674-6330 after 7:30 am to insure that JVS is open.  The meeting is at the Aidekman Family Campus, 901 Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ 07981.  Turn right at the sign for Golds’ gym.
 
Thursday, March 6th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Karen Palevsky, Employment Counselor and 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, March 6th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host a special StartUP! 2014 Business Plan Competition Workshop 3: Developing Financial Statements.  This is the third training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2014 Business Plan Competition. Learn how to develop financial statements for your business. This session will be offered three times in March.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Thursday, March 6th from 7:25 – 10:00 pm: The Employment Assistance Resource Networking (EARN) Group will host: KJ Muller, an EARN alumnus, who will give a presentation titled: The Job Search Document Trifecta. Just as a horse race trifecta bet pays off big when you back a winning combination, a job searcher will increase the odds of landing a great new job sooner when effectively creating and combining documents. This presentation will cover enhancing ones resume to strengthen the above the fold content, and creating a personal marketing plan to increase networking effectiveness. A T-style cover letter rounds out the trifecta of documents.  KJ Muller currently blogs atLeggUpp.com, where he provides additional job search tips and techniques between monthly meetings.  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, March 7th from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer will co-host Janelle Razzino, President of Razzino Associates, who will give a presentation titled:  Answering the Salary Question With Ease and Confidence.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
 
Friday, March 7th 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: Key Tips to Negotiate Your Best Job Offer.  Theodore will discuss salary negotiation strategies and tactics to successfully negotiate compensation.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Saturday, March 8th from 7:30 – 10:15 am: The Breakfast Club will host Ken Eisenberg, an Industrial Marketing entrepreneur, who will give a presentation titled: How to Leverage the Immediacy of the Telephone in Your Job Search.  It may be over 100 years old, but the telephone is a very timely tool to change the course of your current job search. Topics that will be covered include: 1) Doing preliminary company research, 2) Identifying advocates, 3) The hidden job market, 4) Follow-up, 5) Gaining a face-to-face meeting, and 6) Following-up. An interactive Speaking and Listening techniques self-evaluation will be conducted.  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.
 

Sunday, March 9th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in NJ will host Ed McCabe, a Lee, Hecht, Harrison career coach, and Rich Kritzer who will present the second segment of a four part workshop titled: Define Your Target Market. Learning how to clearly and logically define your target market allows you to focus on specific organizations and ensures that you waste little time finding appropriate new employment. Staying focused with realistic goals can shorten your employment search by weeks and even months.  All are welcome! For additional information, please call Carol Shea at 1-201-447-4215 or Tom Lewis at 1-201-445-1864.  The workshop is at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, One Passaic Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, in the lower church meeting room.

 
Monday, March 10th from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Terrence Seamon, a career coach and author of the guide for transitioners To Your Success, who will give a presentation titled:Leadership Lessons from the Transition Zone.  Terry will discuss the lessons we learn while being in transition, about change, and about being a leader. 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, March 10th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Kristina Leonardi, who will give a presentation titled: Staying Motivated Throughout the Job Search Process. Kristina will help you re-evaluate your overall career and job search strategy to reduce stress.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Monday, March 10th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm: The Career Networking Group will host George Pace, an Information Technology expert, who will give a presentation titled: YOU, the Product.  How can you become a more attractive product to a potential employer? We all have preferences which influence our purchasing decisions. The successful sale of any product encompasses a number of factors such as: Customer Service, Research and Development, Product Life, Marketing, and Advertising.  This presentation will review what successful companies do, then show you tangible ways to apply those concepts to your career, to make YOU a more attractive product for the hiring manager. Please RSVP to the Mountainside Public Library, at 1-908-233-0115.  The meeting will be at the Mountainside Public Library, 1 Constitution Plaza, Mountainside, NJ, 07092.
 
Tuesday, March 11th from 5:30 – 8:00 pm: The Northern Fairfield Professionals (NFP) will host Mark Troncone, who will give a presentation titled: Everything you wanted to know about networking, but were afraid to try.  For additional information call John Barry at 1-203-270-0051 or john@itechcp.com.  The meeting is in the St. Rose Knights of Columbus Building, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown, CT  06470.  Behind Saint Rose church to the far left. The Knights building has 3 garage doors on the first floor, the meeting room is on the second floor. The entrance is the first door in the front of the building.
 
Tuesday, March 11th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Temple Beth Shalom Career Networking Group will host Sumana Rangachar, who will give a presentation titled: Reinventing Yourself in a Career That Gives You Personal and Financial Satisfaction. Please register at: tbscareernetworking@gmail.com. The meeting is at Temple Beth Shalom, 193 East Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039.
 
Tuesday, March 11th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Where Are the Jobs and How to Find Them.  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, March 12th 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, March 12th 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: Making Talking about Yourself Easy: Your Pitch. To advance ourselves we need to communicate our value to many people in any number of circumstances. Simply keeping on top of what we say is hard and especially hard when we are not sure where exactly we are heading, our targets are changing or we have more than one target. Join coach Win Sheffield to learn how to talk about yourself without fuss and without bragging.  Learn to develop a branding message, to keep what we want in front of audiences and to adapt your message to your audience. Also, develop a comfort level with talking about what you do not know.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Wednesday, March 12th from 7:30 – 9:15 pm. Job Seekers of Montclair, will host a program titled: Understanding Networking.  The following topics will be discussed: 1) What is it? How does it work? 2) Techniques to manage an effective network, and 3) Overcoming networking fears. 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.
 
Thursday, March 13th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer a special presentation titled: A Business of Your Own – Is It Right For You?  Find out if you have what it takes to start a business. WIBO (Workshop in Business Opportunities) presents the myths and realities of being a business owner, the essential components of a business plan and how to develop a mission statement. WIBO is a nonprofit that provides training and support services to entrepreneurs and small business owners.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Thursday, March 13th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: NNJ ASTD will host Andrew Tarvin, author of Ways to Use Humor to Beat Stress, Increase Productivity, and Have Fun at Work, who will give a presentation titled: How to Use Humor to Enhance Your Job Search.  Let’s face it, searching for a job is stressful, hard, and takes a lot of energy. Imagine if you could make it a little more fun. Well the good news is you can. Not only will you enjoy the process more, you will also likely do a better job doing it.  In this interactive session, learn how to use humor to stand out from the crowds, keep your perspective during difficult times and make the process more fun. You will also learn how to use humor positively–starting immediately. Oh, and you will have some fun too.  For additional information, contact Alicja Lisnow at a_lisnow@yahoo.com.  Please register at: http://astd313.eventbrite.com.  Seats for this meeting are expected to fill up fast, so be sure to register early.  Do not 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.  The meeting is at the Cedar Hill Christian Reformed Church, 422 Cedar Hill Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.
 
Thursday, March 13th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: Immaculate Conception Church Employment and Career Support Group will host a special meeting titled: Cover Letter Roundtable and Workshop. Please RSVP via employmentministry@gmail.com, the website at:www.iccemploymentministry.org, or call Patricia Yannotta Panzarino at1.908.448.2297.  The meeting is at Immaculate Conception Church’s Nazareth House, 88 West End Ave, Somerville, NJ, 08876.
 
Friday, March 14th from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer will co-host Jerry Conti, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: What Counts?–Launching an Executive or Professional Job Search.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
 
Friday, March 14th 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.
 
Saturday, March 15th from 8:15 – 10:30 am: The Saint Gregory the Great Networking Group (SGGNG) will host their 5th Anniversary with a Special Speaker Panel that includes: John Hadley, Mary Anne Kennedy, Marty Latman, and Amy Raditz. There will be refreshments and give-aways.  Please join us and bring a friend. Additional information is available at: http://stgregorythegreatchurch.org/index.cfm?load=page&page=283.  The meeting is at Saint Gregory the Great’ Church, in the Parish Center, O’Connor Hall, at 4680 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.
 
Saturday, March 15th 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, March 15th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host a special StartUP! 2014 Business Plan Competition Workshop 3: Developing Financial Statements.  This is the third training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2014 Business Plan Competition. Learn how to develop financial statements for your business. This session will be offered three times in March.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Monday, March 17th from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Paul Cecala, who will give a presentation titled: Creating a Job Search Project Plan that Garners Results.  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, March 17th 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.
 
Tuesday, March 18th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Geri Mazur, who will give a presentation titled: The Building Blocks Of Branding: What You Really Need To Know To Brand Yourself Or Your Small Business.  Geri will present the foundations of branding, including what a brand really is and the importance of a differentiating brand positioning.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Tuesday, March 18th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: P-A-R Theory and Workshop.  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.
 
Tuesday, March 18th from 7:30 – 9:00 pm: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, in Doylestown, PA, will offer the 5th class of a 7 part workshop titled: Branding and LinkedIn.  Learn how to present yourself and effectively use LinkedIn as a job search tool. For additional information or to register, please contact: Norman Baseman at norman.baseman@gmail.com or Trish Jordan at trish5503@verizon.net.  The meeting is at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Chruch, in Saint Mary’s Hall across the street from the church, at 235 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.
 
Wednesday, March 19th 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, March 19th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Sharon Small, who will give a presentation titled: Mastering the Art of Interviewing. Sharon will share techniques for becoming a strong candidate who leaves a lasting impression with the decision-makers.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Wednesday, March 19th from 7:30 – 9:15 pm. Job Seekers of Montclair, will host a program titled: Making Networks Work, A Practical Workshop. 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.
 
Thursday, March 20th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Karen Palevsky, Employment Counselor and 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, March 20th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm: The Princeton Public Library will host Hilary Morris, a social media specialist, who will give a presentation titled:LinkedIn Basics.  Get the basics on using LinkedIn for professional purposes with social media specialist Hilary will discuss the elements needed in your profile and how to use groups, discussions and searches to achieve your desired results for business networking or job searching. A LinkedIn account should be established prior to the class. Skill Level: Basic.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
 

Friday, March 21st from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer will co-host a presentation titled: Interview Preparation and Tips.  Come learn and participate in this important presentation about what you need to do in order to prepare for your next interview, what to expect from your interviewer, and what you need to do after the interview.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542. 

Friday, March 21st from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Marilyn Kaufman, who will give a presentation titled: The Four Step Salary Negotiation Process-How to be a Strategic Negotiator.  Marilyn will offer tips for successfully negotiating salary and compensation.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Monday, March 24th from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Victor Manganaro, who will give a presentation titled:Effective Communication through Imagination Workshop.  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, March 24th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Temple Community Network (TCN) 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.  The meeting is at Barnert Temple, 747 Route 208 South, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417.
 
Tuesday, March 25th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Renee Rosenberg, who will give a presentation titled: Seven Most Common Mistakes Job Hunters Make.  Renee helps you correct problems in your job search.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Tuesday, March 25th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Rider University will host a special career building and networking event meeting titled: Three Effective Tools for Success: Guest Speakers include: Frank Kovacs, Paul Babicki, George Pace and Frank Wander are your hosts for this extraordinary multi-session seminar on: 1) Self-marketing and branding, 2) Raising your Netiquette IQ, and 3) Improving your corporate culture, followed by a special networking event. For additional information, contact the office of alumni relations at 1-609-896-5340.  To register, Click here.  The meeting is at Rider University’s Bart Luedeke Center, in the Cavalla room, at 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
 
Tuesday, March 25th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm: The Career Forum will host Marty Latman, chairman of the Bergen Chapter of Financial Executive Network Group, who will give a presentation titled: Working the Room for Job Search.  When you attend networking or business meetings are you successful in promoting yourself?  Are you unsure of the best ways to do this or would you like to improve your technique?  Do you leave the meeting feeling that you really accomplished something?  If you would like to improve your networking skills and to really get the most out of working the room, you should attend this presentation.  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.
 
Tuesday, March 25th from 7:30 – 9:00 pm: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, in Doylestown, PA, will offer the 6th class of a 7 part workshop titled:Networking – Uncovering the Hidden Job Market.  Learn to research target companies; gather information on how to best match your skills to their needs. For additional information or to register, please contact: Norman Baseman at norman.baseman@gmail.com or Trish Jordan at trish5503@verizon.net.  The meeting is at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Chruch, in Saint Mary’s Hall across the street from the church, at 235 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.
 
Wednesday, March 26th 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, March 26th from 6:00 – 7:30 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.
 
Wednesday, March 26th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm, The Bronxville Career Network will host Rich Spitz, of Spitz Consulting Systems, who will give a presentation titled: Hands-on Interviewing Workshop.  There is a specific structure to an interview and everything you say and do counts. You can never have too much practice so, after the presentation, all the participants will have the opportunity to practice by interviewing each other. For further information, e-mail Sheila Larkin at larkin5@optonline.net or www.reformedchurch.org.  The meeting is atThe Reformed Church of Bronxville, in the Edwards Room, 180 Pondfield Road, at the corner of Midland Ave, Bronxville, NY 10708.
 
Wednesday, March 26th from 7:30 – 9:15 pm. Job Seekers of Montclair, will host a program titled: Managing Your Interviews.  The following topics will be discussed:  1) The types of Interviews, 2) Interview Preparation, and 3) Answering: Why Should I Hire You? The second half of this meeting includes a practice workshop. 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.
 
Thursday, March 27th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host a special StartUP! 2014 Business Plan Competition Workshop 3: Developing Financial Statements.  This is the third training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2014 Business Plan Competition. Learn how to develop financial statements for your business. This session will be offered three times in March.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 

Friday, March 28th from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer will co-host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Advanced Interviewing Skills.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.

 Friday, March 28th 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: Understanding the Levels of Leadership for Career Success.  Theodore Henderson shares techniques for becoming a better team member, supervisor, or business owner by recognizing the 5 different levels of leadership.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
 
Monday, March 31st from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Marty Latman, chairman of the Bergen Chapter of Financial Executive Network Group, who will give a presentation titled: Working the Room for Job Search.  When you attend networking or business meetings are you successful in promoting yourself?  Are you unsure of the best ways to do this or would you like to improve your technique?  Do you leave the meeting feeling that you really accomplished something?  If you would like to improve your networking skills and to really get the most out of working the room, you should attend this presentation.  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, March 31st 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, March 31st 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,

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