Next Week’s Upcoming Networking Events from Tom Donohue

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Sundays, 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 every Monday night to a live Radio Show titled: Own Your Career hosted by Rod Colon, on Blogtalk Radio – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ownyourcareer. Dial 1-347-857-3320 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.

In addition to the great meetings listed below, check out the Neighbors-helping-Neighbors (NhN) website at: http://neighbors-helping-neighbors.com or http://www.nhnusa.org for additional meetings.

Monday, September 22nd from 7:00 am – 9:30 am: The Mondays @ 7 Group will host Dr. Paul Mahoney, who will give a presentation titled: Dealing with Interview Stress.  For further information, contact Ed Thomas at 203-981-4648 or ejjthomasjr@gmail.com, or the group’s website at http://www.mondaysat7.org/  The meeting is at the Westport United Methodist Church, 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT 06880 (Exit 42 off the Merritt Parkway).

Monday, September 22nd from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: Northern NJ Professionals in Transition will host Mary Anne Kochut, Managing Director at Champions for Success, who will give a presentation titled: Power vs. Perception: Ten Characteristics for Self-Empowerment for Job Seekers.  When in job transition, you may find yourself facing challenges in your job search that are unique to being in transition. However, it can be frustrating experiencing the roller coaster ride of the job search experience.  Mary Anne will talk about the attributes that are critical for a people experiencing or desiring changes in today’s turbulent job market, and discuss tools to aid in their development.  For additional information, please contact NNJ_PIT@yahoogroups.com.  A schedule of upcoming meeting dates is available at: http://www.bit.ly/prof-in-trans_2014.  The meeting is at the Maplewood Public Library, 51 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ 07040.

Monday, September 22nd from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Christine Nast, who will give a presentation titled: DiSC: The Universal Language.  Additional information is available at: http://www.psgcnj.org.  The meeting will be at First United Methodist Church of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.

Monday, September 22nd 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 would not share with you about how to get an interview? Get a job? Learn about the interview process from the perspective of recruiters and hiring managers.  Hal will share tips from the experts on how to get an interview.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Monday, September 22nd from 6:30 – 8:00 pm: The Sayreville Public Library will host Dr. Colleen Georges, a career and life coach, who will give a presentation titled: Your Job Search Using Social Media.  Colleen will share strategies for using social media such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook to uncover potential job opportunities, brand yourself as an expert in your field, and get found by recruiters and hiring managers.  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, September 23rd from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm: The Professional Service Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB) will give a presentation titled: Networking.  Additional information is available at: http://www.piscatawaylibrary.org/. To register for this meeting, call the Kennedy Library at 1-732-463-1633×6.  The meeting is at the J. F. Kennedy Library, 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854.

Tuesday, September 23rd from 1:15 – 2:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) 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.

Tuesday, September 23rd from 6:30 – 8:30 pm: Rockland Job Network (RJN) will host a special meeting on: Topic to be Determined.  If you have any questions or need more information please call Philip Fanara at 1-845-352-0504.  The meeting will be at the New City Library, 220 North Main Street, New City, NY 10956.

Tuesday, September 23rd from 6:00 – 10:00 pm: Combined Dinner Meeting. The Recruiter Night Out will include a dialogue with a panel of five recruiters, responding to pre-published questions and ad hoc inquiries from the attendees. The panel will be moderated by Mike Szot, Global Acct Relationship Director, KPMG.  Panel members will include:  Sam Velu of Amzur, Steve Pincus of TTI, Judy Onystok of QPharma, Beth Firgau of Hepco, and Laurie J. Murphy from PeopleAreKey.  The cost is $45 if forwarded to John Sampson by September 22nd at 2 Blackfoot Cir, Wayne NJ 07470.  Checks should be made out to John Sampson, who can be reached at 1-973-248-3251 or via email at jcsspike@yahoo.com. The meeting is at the Holiday Inn, One Route 46 West, Totowa, NJ, 07512.

Tuesday, September 23rd 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.

Wednesday, September 24th from 9:30 am – 12:00 noon:  The Professional Service Group of Morris County (PSGMC) will host John Hadley, a Career Search Counselor, who will give a presentation titled: How Do You Measure Your Job Search Success.  The biggest mistake job seekers make is not paying enough attention to ways of measuring their success. Many focus simply on a generic metric aimed at the end game, like how many interviews am I getting, which sets them up for frustration.  John will discuss why it is important to have targeted, interim metrics you can use to track your progress, create focus, accountability, and unearth ways to increase your success.  Additional information is available at: http://www.psgmc.org.  The meeting will be at the Parsippany Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054.

Wednesday, September 24th 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 24th 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.  Learn how to stand out from your competition to land a job. Connect to who you are and what makes you unique. This workshop offers you tools to better position and package yourself to move forward.  Learn: 1) How your Personal Core BrandSM can help you gain a competitive edge, 2) How to identify what’s unique about yourself to gain further insights to your specific strengths and distinctive qualities, 3) How to use your Personal Core BrandSM on your resume, in an elevator pitch, in social media, and when interviewing, and 4) Tools to succinctly showcase yourself when communicating your success stories with others.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Wednesday, September 24th 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.

Thursday, September 25th from 2:00 – 4:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Sherry Natkow, who will give a presentation titled: Critique Your Resume.  Are your resumes getting you interviews? Are you submitting the same resume for each job posting? Successful job-seekers customize their resume for each position in order to let hiring managers know immediately that they are a good fit.  Learn how to incorporate the language from a job posting into a Keyword-rich Summary.  Participants must bring a current resume and 2 job postings. Pre-registration is required. Interested participants must email Sherry Natkow at snatkow@job-prep.com to enroll and receive additional information.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Thursday, September 25th 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 so you can achieve fulfillment on all levels, and at the same time enable you to serve others. Kristina shares with you how she came to form The Women’s Mosaic, and how the tools and lessons she has learned can help you create a more gratifying career and life path for yourself.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

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