Author Archives: Alex Freund

About Alex Freund

Alex has extensive experience with interviewing people. He has also practical training in career coaching. Consequently, he formed LandingExpert – Career Coaching services. He is prominent in a number of networking groups and has helped many job seekers with their career searches, providing them with tools, information, marketing material, and one-on-one preparation for the interview. Via his website www.landingexpert.com he offers people in transition and otherwise a comprehensive and updated list of job-search networking groups. This list is being viewed consistently by over 3000 people per month.

Virtual Networking Meetings starting 7/12/2020

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Members of the Tri State Transition Community:

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Relationship development

Feel free to share this Networking Meetings email with anyone or any group that can benefit from the information. If your group’s updates are not included in this email, please have one of the organizers reach out to me and add me to their distribution list for your upcoming events.

Event information received by midnight on Saturday  will be included in the upcoming week’s  email. Upcoming meetings for 4 weeks will be included in the email.

Announcements should include date, time, group name /host, speaker, topic, registration information, and a short description. I will shorten descriptions if they are too long. Please specify if there are any fees or special registration requirements.

Adrienne Roman

Recurring Meetings

Sundays from 9:00 – 9:30 am: George Pace, an IT Technology Leader, in Partnership with TBCNJ, host a weekly LIVE Webinar every Sunday to discuss:

  • The latest Federal / State news as it relates to the Job Market
  • Updates related to Unemployment
  • Discuss proactive job search activities

To access the webinar, visit:www.facebook.com/keeppace. In the left-hand column, click on Videos, then click on the video that says LIVE. If you don’t see the LIVE button, it hasn’t started yet. For questions, please contact George Pace at: keeppace@gmail.com.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) is proud to announce it is hosting Zoom meetings led by longtime group facilitator and career coach, Tony Calabrese, of AbsoluteTransitions, LLC. These will be held on alternating Tuesdays from 10am-12pm. Be sure to check our webpage for the most up-to-date info, including webinar descriptions, at: bit.ly/NNJ_PIT4. Login instructions will be provided 24-36 hours prior to each session. Registration closes at 8am the morning of each webinar. If you have any questions, email tony@absolutetransitions.com.

1st and 3rd Thursday of the month The Northwest New Jersey Career Club (NWNJCC) led by Nancy Mackowiak, will conduct an ONLINE ZOOM Meeting regarding current job search issues and challenges. This group previously met at the Mount Olive Public Library. To join the meeting, join the Facebook group ‘Northwest New Jersey Career Club’ and a Zoom invitation will be sent to you, a day before the meeting.

Every Thursday at 1:30pm, join The New Start Career Network (NSCN) for an hour of open discussion and support with Michele Martin, Marc Strano, and Maria Heidkamp. The agenda is based on your needs and questions. To learn more, visit the NSCN website at https://www.newstartcareernetwork.org/ or email us at ‘Ask NSCN’ nscn@ejb.rutgers.edu if you have questions.

Every other Wednesday from 6:00-7:30pm The Resilience Circle has provided an opportunity for people to share their frustrations and anxieties about job loss and subsequent job search with their peers. We will introduce tools and techniques from wisdom teachers that will provide job seekers with alternative ways to work through their transition period and consciously change their mindset.      

The group will meet every other Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Each meeting will be 60 to 90 minutes and will take place online using Zoom video conferencing. 

We ask the following of each member: Commit to being willing and open to explore and take action from the wisdom thought leaders and various self-care activities, and actively participate in all group discussions and study topics that are presented.

If you are interested in participating, please email Michele Martin at mmmartin@rutgers.edu

2020 Virtual Transition Support Meetings

Monday, July 13, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: The Professional Support Group of Central New Jersey guest speaker Ken Lang discusses “Using LinkedIn Now.” Learn how to maximize LinkedIn for building strategic relationships and cultivating your career and business. The virtual (on-line) meeting begins with networking at 10 am. The business meeting starts promptly at 10:30 am. 

Meeting link: Click on (or copy/paste), https://lnkd.in/eFmwyHR   

Meeting ID: 525-652-585Mo

To dial in by phone only: 646-558-8656 

Monday, July 13, 2020, 4:00 pm – Bergen Feng presents Marty Latman – “As Your Career Coach Series” – Virtual Meeting via Zoom –“Ageism –- The Elephant in the Room!” – 4:00pm.  Do you feel that you are not getting a new position because of your age? Is your career not advancing because you are older? Do you feel you are being discriminated against due to your age? How do you remedy this situation?All of our Ask the Coach meetings are held on Monday night and begin at 4:00 p.m. sharp! All meetings are virtual meetings at this time using Zoom. You need to register for each meeting at least 12 hours before the meeting time at the FENG Website – www.TheFENG.ORG under Chapter meetings.

Monday, July 13th, 2020, 8:00 pm Join the the group at the Presentation Career Management, led by Dan McGuire, presented by Ann White, Head of Learning and Development at Invesco US and a parishioner at the Church of the Presentation ‘Growth mindset: A critical asset in your job search’. A growth mindset is the belief that you have the ability to learn and grow throughout your lifetime vs a fixed mindset which assumes that our character, intelligence, and creative ability are static.  Developing – and demonstrating – a growth mindset during your search process, as you interview and throughout your career can be a game changer in today’s job market.. Email presentationcareermanagement@outlook.com to get added to the network and to get the video conference links before the meeting.

Monday, July 14, 2020, 8:00 The Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) is proud to announce its third Zoom meeting in a series, led by longtime group facilitator and career coach, Tony Calabrese. These sessions are held on alternate Tuesdays from 10am-12pm and include Q & A. The topic is: “Introducing Targeting into Your Search”. To register, please visit: bit.ly/2D0wtUb and note that registration closes at 8am on 7/14. Login instructions will be provided 24-36 hours prior to each session. Be sure to check our webpage for the most up-to-date information, including webinar descriptions, at: bit.ly/NNJ_PIT4. For anyone who missed it, attached is a letter from Tony about this virtual series, as well as a calendar for the remainder of the year. Email Tony with any questions at: tony@absolutetransitions.com.  

Tuesday, July 14, from 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Free webinar featuring Lisa Rangel, Founder and Managing Director of Chameleon Resumes, who will give a presentation titled: How to Create Your LinkedIn Profile to Generate 6-Figure Job Interviews Faster.  There is nothing more important today for job seekers than being found on LinkedIn. This is where recruiters are. Where are you? Are you found? During this Webinar training you will learn: 1) Important new information regarding LinkedIn’s recent desktop layout makeover, 2) Why the profile you currently have is costing you thousands, if not tens of thousands of dollars, in lost income and what you need to do to fix it and put forth the right image that garners higher compensation, 3) Three proven techniques to increase your profile’s visibility on LinkedIn, 4) Three little known ways to find leads and opportunity using LinkedIn that generate the interviews you want, 5) Six tactics to write an engaging profile that will have hiring managers wanting to call you for interviews that are right for you, and 6) How to write your LinkedIn Summary to rise above the sea of competition you face and get the interview call. You will learn all that, and much more. Click HERE to Register for the Session of Your Choice.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:30-8:30 pm Northern Professionals Meeting will have a gotomeeting ‘LinkedIn Teardown’. Phone 203-270-0051.0 PM (17 hours ago)

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:30-8:30pm Attend NJ Jobseekers to participate in a lively discussion where the topic is what you want to discuss. Have an upcoming phone interview, want tips for better networking, or have a question about your resume? Let’s discuss this together:

Please join our GoTo Meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://global..gotomeeting.com/join/812519229

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 812-519-229ET

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 6:30 pm – Beverly Daniel – Virtual Meeting via Zoom – What to do if You Lose Your Job Tomorrow——Steps to take Immediately and steps to take after letting the dust settle. Experiencing a job loss can often cause an uneasiness, anxiety and severe disappointment.  During the Covid-19 era that we are living through, we don’t have the luxury of grieving for too long.  One needs to spring into action as soon as possible. It is important to know all about what the government provides in the way of compensation in the form of advances, loans and actual unemployment.  At this meeting, you will learn the steps you need to take when you lose your job.All of our FENG meetings are held on Wednesday or Thursday night and begin at 6:30 p.m. sharp! All meetings are virtual meetings at this time using Zoom. You need to register for each meeting at least 12 hour before the meeting time at the FENG Website – www.TheFENG.ORG under Chapter meetings.

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:30-11:00 am, The Northwest New Jersey Career Club (NWNJCC) led by Nancy M. will conduct an ONLINE Google Meet Meeting regarding current job search issues and challenges. This group previously met at the Budd Lake Public Library. To join the meeting, join the Facebook group ‘ New Jersey Career Club’ and a Zoom invitation will be sent to you, a day before the meeting.

Thursday, July 16 from 1:30 – 2:30 pm: Free webinar featuring Lisa Rangel, Founder and Managing Director of Chameleon Resumes, who will give a presentation titled: How to Create Your LinkedIn Profile to Generate 6-Figure Job Interviews Faster.  There is nothing more important today for job seekers than being found on LinkedIn. This is where recruiters are. Where are you? Are you found? During this Webinar training you will learn: 1) Important new information regarding LinkedIn’s recent desktop layout makeover, 2) Why the profile you currently have is costing you thousands, if not tens of thousands of dollars, in lost income and what you need to do to fix it and put forth the right image that garners higher compensation, 3) Three proven techniques to increase your profile’s visibility on LinkedIn, 4) Three little known ways to find leads and opportunity using LinkedIn that generate the interviews you want, 5) Six tactics to write an engaging profile that will have hiring managers wanting to call you for interviews that are right for you, and 6) How to write your LinkedIn Summary to rise above the sea of competition you face and get the interview call. You will learn all that, and much more.  Click HERE to Register for the Session of Your Choice.

Saturday, July 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. CIT meets the first and third Saturday of each month except holidays. Visit Christ Church in Short Hills: Careers in Transition for additional information. The school where we meet has new security requirements. After introductions begin at 8:30, the doors close and no one will be admitted, so please be punctual. Sorry, the meeting room is not handicapped accessible. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.

Monday, July 20, 2020, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm:  Join Dr. Colleen Georges at the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, where she will discuss “Effective Goal Setting and Achievement in each area of our Lives.” Dr. Colleen Georges is a Positive Psychology coach, speaker, educator, and author. The virtual (on-line) meeting begins with networking at 10 am. The business meeting starts promptly at 10:30 am.  

Meeting link: Click on (or copy/paste), https://lnkd.in/eFmwyHR   

Meeting ID: 525-652-585

To dial in by phone only: 646-558-8656

Monday, July 20th, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 pm WNO host presenter Alex Freund, ‘Penetrating the Hidden Job Market’. This will be a virtual (on-line) meeting. Log-in information for the meeting will be sent to the registrants on the afternoon of the meeting. Register by Monday July 20th at 1:00 PM est.   wno20200720.eventbrite..com

Monday, July 20, 2020, 4:00pm – Bergen Feng presents Marty Latman – “As Your Career Coach Series” – Virtual Meeting via Zoom –“Ageism –- How to Develop and Deliver a Powerful Elevator Pitch”. You step into an elevator. After you, a well-dressed person also enters. You recognize the person as the President of the Company you always wanted to work at. The person hits the 7th floor elevator button and says “hello” to you. Can you tell the President who you are, what are your goals and leave a lasting impression before the elevator door opens on the 7th floor? With a well-created and practiced elevator pitch you sure can. All of our Ask the Coach meetings are held on Monday night and begin at 4:00 p.m. sharp! All meetings are virtual meetings at this time using Zoom. You need to register for each meeting at least 12 hours before the meeting time at the FENG Website – www.TheFENG.ORG under Chapter meetings.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 7:00 pm Westwood Free Public Library hosts Marty Latman (an NHN presentation) ‘Networking Remotely in Today’s Changing World’ 

Anyone interested in these sessions must register on the Library’s web site (www.westwoodpubliclibrary.org) in one of several ways.

  1. Click on the link provided below the presentation title above.  If that does not work, try options 2 or 3 below.
  2. Go to the Library’s web site, open the tab entitled “Adult” and scroll to the presentation to register.
  3. Go to the tab Library’s website, open the tab entitled “Calendar” and then “Click here for a full calendar of programs”.  Scroll to the appropriate month and place your cursor over the day and title of the presentation to register.

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 7:00 pm, Emmaus Work Connectors (EWC) is a ‘Net-Working’ Group. We join together to help each other work on our work journey together. Working together created strong networking bonds. We take the things we’ve learned from material and presentations at other groups and apply them together. We have a monthly meeting open to all. Participants can also join a small team to meet weekly. We also encourage members to join with a work buddy to meet every day or two during the week.

RSVP at this link (so we can send reminders and let you know of any changes): https://forms.gle/yC5iAnMCHbQjr27Y7

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020, 7:00-8:00pm, $20.00 fee, NSENG will host Marty Gilbert ‘How to get Unstuck in your Job Search’. Click HERE to view details and/or register for this webinar.

Monday, July 27, 2020, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm: Join Paul Cecala at the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting to learn about the “Components of the Background Check” during the job search hiring process. Learn the “whys,” types, and regulations of background checks and the basics for preparing your potential employer reference list. Networking begins at 10 am. The business meeting starts promptly at 10:30 am. 

Meeting link: Click on (or copy/paste), https://lnkd.in/eFmwyHR   

Meeting ID: 525-652-585

To dial in by phone only: 646-558-8656

Monday, July 27, 2020, 4:00pm – Bergen Feng presents Marty Latman – “As Your Career Coach Series” – Virtual Meeting via Zoom –“Getting Interviews Through Successful Networking” You have successfully located job postings that are of interest to you. You believe you are qualified for the position. However, no one is calling you for an HR screening or an interview. Why is this happening to me? Am I doing my job search correctly? All of our Ask the Coach meetings are held on Monday night and begin at 4:00 p.m. sharp! All meetings are virtual meetings at this time using Zoom. You need to register for each meeting at least 12 hours before the meeting time at the FENG Website – www.TheFENG.ORG under Chapter meetings.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Join the NJ Statewide Virtual Job Fair. Login from your laptop, desktop or electronic device. As a Full Service Recruitment option, Career Showcase is ready to connect job seekers and employers via a Virtual Hiring Platform. Virtual Job Fairs have proven to be a safe option for you to interview LIVE with HR Recruiters & Hiring Managers. Our Statewide NJ Virtual Job Fair will host MANY employers that will be recruiting LIVE via our virtual platform. You can login to this event from the safety of your home and interview live with many companies during this event.     

Register free for the Virtual Job Fair by clicking on this link 

 https://tinyurl.com/njvirtualjuly 

If you are a Hiring Manager, Business Owner or HR Recruiter, call our team today at 732-424-2532 or email brad@careershowcase.com to learn more about our JULY 28th New Jersey Statewide Virtual Job Fair.

Thursday, August 6, 2020 – Paul Bailo – Virtual Meeting via Zoom – “The Essentials of the Virtual Interview”. Paul J. Bailo is the CEO of Phone Interview Pro, a service for job seekers who want to perfect their virtual interview skills. He is the author of “The Essential Phone Interview Handbook” and “The Essential Digital Interview Handbook”

Please register for all meetings at www.thefeng.org under chapter meetings.

Saturday, August 8th, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am: The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: ‘“Blockchain 101: An Overview’ presented by Lindsley D. Medlin, Jr.  (virtual meeting). Details for meeting sign on are located at: www.thebreakfastclubnj.com Join us on Meetup.com at: http://www.meetup.com/The-Breakfast-Club-NJ/ to RSVP for the meeting.  For sign on details, go to www.thebreakfastclubnj.com.

Pre-Recorded Podcasts

The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, located at 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016. The library also recorded some of the presentations and they are available 24/7 on-line at: http://www.nypl.org/node/90324.

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/searchresults?podcast_terms=jobseeker.

Microcasts featuring Win Sheffield, a certified career coach, consisting of 71 assorted Power of You Microcasts. These 5-minute Microcasts answer various career questions, such as:

  • I have just been laid off and don’t know where to turn; what do I do
  • I am frustrated by my progress even though I am pursuing a variety of job options. What can I do to improve my results
  • Networking, I have very little idea who I should be meeting with or what to ask them. Can you help me get started

For the entire list of 71 five-minute Power of You microcasts, please click on the following link: www.winsheffield.com/podcasts.

Teleconference featuring Abby Kohut, President of Staffing Symphony, and author of Absolutely Abby’s 101 Job Search Secrets, give a teleconference call titled: ‘Keeping Your Career on Track During the COVID-19 Pandemic’. The replay can be accessed at: https://careerwakeupcalls.com/replay-2703/.

In addition to listening to this replay, send an email to Abby at join@absolutelyabby.com. This will add you to the invite list for the next call and the resource guide from this call.

Zoom: If you want to learn how to use Zoom, copy this link: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/learning-zoom/stay-connected-with-zoom-meetings?trk=lilblog_03-11-20_new-to-working-remotely-resources_learning and paste it into your browser. This will take you to your LinkedIn account and then to videos to instruct you to use Zoom. Good Luck, Marty Latman

PSG of Mercer County website has now grown to 35 eLearning sites. Many are free, but not all. Check out some of these eLearning sites at:

https://www.psgofmercercounty.org/p/e-learning-resources.html

 

 

Virtual Networking Meetings 7/5/2020

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Members of the Tri State Transition Community:

Relationship development

Feel free to share this Networking Meetings email with anyone or any group that can benefit from the information. If your group’s updates are not included in this email, please have one of the organizers reach out to me and add me to their distribution list for your upcoming events.

Event information received by midnight on Saturday will be included in the upcoming week’s email. Upcoming meetings for 4 weeks will be included in the email.

Announcements should include date, time, group name /host, speaker, topic, registration information, and a short description. I will shorten descriptions if they are too long. Please specify if there are any fees or special registration requirements.

Best regards,

Adrienne Roman

Recurring Meetings

Sundays from 9:00 – 9:30 am: George Pace, an IT Technology Leader, in Partnership with TBCNJ, host a weekly LIVE Webinar every Sunday to discuss:

  • The latest Federal / State news as it relates to the Job Market
  • Updates related to Unemployment
  • Discuss proactive job search activities

To access the webinar, visit:www.facebook.com/keeppace. In the left-hand column, click on Videos, then click on the video that says LIVE. If you don’t see the LIVE button, it hasn’t started yet. For questions, please contact George Pace at: keeppace@gmail.com.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) is proud to announce it is hosting Zoom meetings led by longtime group facilitator and career coach, Tony Calabrese, of Absolute Transitions, LLC. These will be held on alternating Tuesdays from 10am-12pm. Be sure to check our webpage for the most up-to-date info, including webinar descriptions, at: bit.ly/NNJ_PIT4. Login instructions will be provided 24-36 hours prior to each session. Registration closes at 8am the morning of each webinar. If you have any questions, email tony@absolutetransitions.com.

1st and 3rd Thursday of the month The Northwest New Jersey Career Club (NWNJCC) led by Nancy Mackowiak, will conduct an ONLINE ZOOM Meeting regarding current job search issues and challenges. This group previously met at the Mount Olive Public Library. To join the meeting, join the Facebook group ‘Northwest New Jersey Career Club’ and a Zoom invitation will be sent to you, a day before the meeting.

Every Thursday at 1:30pm, join The New Start Career Network (NSCN) for an hour of open discussion and support with Michele Martin, Marc Strano, and Maria Heidkamp. The agenda is based on your needs and questions. To learn more, visit the NSCN website at https://www.newstartcareernetwork.org/ or email us at ‘Ask NSCN’ nscn@ejb.rutgers.edu if you have questions.

Every other Wednesday from 6:00-7:30pm The Resilience Circle has provided an opportunity for people to share their frustrations and anxieties about job loss and subsequent job search with their peers. We will introduce tools and techniques from wisdom teachers that will provide job seekers with alternative ways to work through their transition period and consciously change their mindset.      

The group will meet every other Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Each meeting will be 60 to 90 minutes and will take place online using Zoom video conferencing. 

Expectations 

We ask the following of each member: Commit to being willing and open to explore and take action from the wisdom thought leaders and various self-care activities, and actively participate in all group discussions and study topics that are presented.

If you are interested in participating, please email Michele Martin at mmmartin@rutgers.edu

2020 Virtual Transition Support Meetings

Monday, July 6, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Dale Favia, ‘Storytelling that will drive results’. Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Monday, July 6, 2020 6:00-7:30PM –  Bergen Career Networking Community

Important Notice:  If you plan on joining the meeting, please register and complete steps below, prior to 7/6/20 (7AM) to secure your participant spot and get your meeting details.

Download the Zoom App for your cellphone or computer. Information at https://zoom.us/join

Learn about how Zoom works: https://lnkd.in/ePbf6Qw (It includes a one-minute ‘warmup’ video, and a link to join a test meeting.

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.

A FREE, informal and relaxing evening socializing with a community of professionals in various disciplines and industries. Register at:  https://lnkd.in/gtKPWen (If you REGISTER we will notify you with meeting details.)

**You MUST BE registered and provide your full name when joining the meeting** 

at:  https://bcnc90.eventbrite.com  **

Contact: Alicja Lisnow (SIG Chair): a_lisnow@yahoo.com

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Montclair Public Library presents: ReferenceUSA Job Search Training. For more information, click: https://montclairlibrary.libnet.info/event/4395683

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Tuesday evening NJ JobSeekers group, normally at Trinity Church in Princeton, is moving online for the duration.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/817749229 

You can also dial in using your phone. 

United States: +1 (408) 650-3123 

Access Code: 817-749-229

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: 

https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/814110037

Wednesday, July 7, 2020, 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm Hillsdale Career Networking Group, ‘ Ace The Interview’ with guest speaker Linda Trignano, who will deliver a first-hand perspective on how to improve your interviews. You won’t want to miss it!

Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm ‘Ask The Experts: Secrets to Landing’. Join John Hadley and Marty Latman Wednesday, July 8 at 7PM for a 1 hour webinar. For complete details and to register, visit: http://www..jhacareers.com/AskTheExpertsSecretsToLanding.htm

Thursday, July 9th, 2020, 10:00-11:30pm, JVS host Ellen Robertson for a job seekers workshop ‘Tools to cultivate Grit and Resilience’. For info contact Meryl Kranner 862-704-2233.

Thursday, July 9th, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm, NJSENG and FENG will host Hanan Isaacs, who will present ‘A Legal and HR Look at the Covid-19 Market on Jobs, Safety, and Income Security’.  Please register for this very information meeting by emailing me at MartyLatman@gmail.com with a subject line ‘Joint NJSENG – FENG Reserve seat’.

Thursday, July 9th, 2020, 7:00-8:00pm, NSENG will host John Kennedy ‘How to train your brain to perform better during job interviews’. Click HERE to view details and/or register for this webinar.

Friday, July 10, PSG of Mercer County is pleased to welcome Amy Warner, Director of Talent Acquisition for iCIMS, who will give an extremely relevant presentation titled “Effectively Use an Applicant Tracking System”.

iCIMS is the company that created the world’s leading Applicant Tracking System (ATS) used by HR professionals for recruiting. Amy Warner, who is responsible for developing and executing the iCIMS recruitment strategy, will discuss how the job seeker can effectively apply for a position using an ATS.

When & Where:
     Friday, July 10, 2020
     Webinar will open by 9:45am.
     Presentation start time: 10:00am

Webinar Connection Info:
For added security, we are not posting the meeting connection link in this message. To retrieve the GoToMeeting link, please visit our website Event Calendar and open the event for this meeting date: https://www.psgofmercercounty.org/p/event-calendar.html.

Saturday, July 11th, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am: The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: ‘How not to suck at Networking’ presented by Ashley Owens (virtual meeting). Details for meeting sign on are located at: www.thebreakfastclubnj.com Join us on Meetup.com at: http://www.meetup.com/The-Breakfast-Club-NJ/ to RSVP for the meeting. 

For sign on details. go to www.thebreakfastclubnj.com 

Monday, July 13th, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Kenneth Lang ‘Using Linkedin Now’.

Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:30-8:30 pm Northern Professionals Meeting will have a GoToMeeting ‘LinkedIn Teardown’. Phone 203-270-0051.8:30 PM ET

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:30-11:00 am, The Northwest New Jersey Career Club (NWNJCC) led by Nancy M. will conduct an ONLINE Google Meet Meeting regarding current job search issues and challenges. This group previously met at the Budd Lake Public Library. To join the meeting, join the Facebook group ‘ New Jersey Career Club’ and a Zoom invitation will be sent to you, a day before the meeting.

Saturday, July 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. CIT meets the first and third Saturday of each month except holidays. Visit Christ Church in Short Hills: Careers in Transition for additional information. The school where we meet has new security requirements. After introductions begin at 8:30, the doors close and no one will be admitted, so please be punctual. Sorry, the meeting room is not handicapped accessible. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.

Monday, July 20th, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Dr. Colleen Georges, ‘Effective goal setting and achievement in each area of our lives’.

Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Monday, July 20th, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 pm WNO host presenter Alex Freund, ‘Penetrating the Hidden Job Market’. This will be a virtual (on-line) meeting. Log-in information for the meeting will be sent to the registrants on the afternoon of the meeting. Register via evenbrite.

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 7:00 pm, Emmaus Work Connectors (EWC) is a ‘Net-Working’ Group. We join together to help each other work on our work journey together. Working together created strong networking bonds. We take the things we’ve learned from material and presentations at other groups and apply them together. We have a monthly meeting open to all. Participants can also join a small team to meet weekly. We also encourage members to join with a work buddy to meet every day or two during the week.

RSVP at this link (so we can send reminders and let you know of any changes): https://forms.gle/yC5iAnMCHbQjr27Y7

2020-03-07 IMPORTANT NOTICE: EMMAUS WORK CONNECTORS WILL NOT BE MEETING FACE-TO-FACE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS. INSTEAD, THE MEETING WILL BE HELD ONLINE.

Join the online meeting: TBD Henry Will IV, PMP www.linkedin.com/in/henrywill4

Monday, July 27th, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Paul Cecala, ‘Components of the Background Check’.

Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Join the NJ Statewide Virtual Job Fair. 

Login from your laptop, desktop or electronic device. As a Full Service Recruitment option, Career Showcase is ready to connect job seekers and employers via a Virtual Hiring Platform. Virtual Job Fairs have proven to be a safe option for you to interview LIVE with HR Recruiters & Hiring Managers. Our Statewide NJ Virtual Job Fair will host MANY employers that will be recruiting LIVE via our virtual platform.You can login to this event from the safety of your home and interview live with many companies during this event.     

Register free for the Virtual Job Fair by clicking on this link 

 https://tinyurl.com/njvirtualjuly 

  If you are a Hiring Manager, Business Owner or HR Recruiter, call our team today at 732-424-2532 or email brad@careershowcase.com to learn more about our JULY 28th New Jersey Statewide Virtual Job Fair.

Pre-Recorded Podcasts

The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, located at 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016. The library also recorded some of the presentations and they are available 24/7 on-line at: http://www.nypl.org/node/90324.

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/searchresults?podcast_terms=jobseeker.

Microcasts featuring Win Sheffield, a certified career coach, consisting of 71 assorted Power of You Microcasts. These 5-minute Microcasts answer various career questions, such as:

  • I have just been laid off and don’t know where to turn; what do I do
  • I am frustrated by my progress even though I am pursuing a variety of job options. What can I do to improve my results?
  • Networking, I have very little idea who I should be meeting with or what to ask them. Can you help me get started?

For the entire list of 71 five-minute Power of You microcasts, please click on the following link: www.winsheffield.com/podcasts.

Teleconference featuring Abby Kohut, President of Staffing Symphony, and author of Absolutely Abby’s 101 Job Search Secrets, give a teleconference call titled: ‘Keeping Your Career on Track During the COVID-19 Pandemic’. The replay can be accessed at: https://careerwakeupcalls.com/replay-2703/.

In addition to listening to this replay, send an email to Abby at join@absolutelyabby.com. This will add you to the invite list for the next call and the resource guide from this call.

Zoom: If you want to learn how to use Zoom, copy this link: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/learning-zoom/stay-connected-with-zoom-meetings?trk=lilblog_03-11-20_new-to-working-remotely-resources_learning and paste it into your browser. This will take you to your LinkedIn account and then to videos to instruct you to use Zoom. Good Luck, Marty Latman

PSG of Mercer County website has now grown to 35 eLearning sites. Many are free, but not all. Check out some of these eLearning sites at:

https://www.psgofmercercounty.org/p/e-learning-resources.html

Virtual Networking Meetings 6/28/2020

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Members of the Tri State Transition Community:

Tri State networking GroupspFeel free to share this Networking Meetings email with anyone or any group that can benefit from the information. If your group’s updates are not included in this email, please have one of the organizers reach out to me and add me to their distribution list for your upcoming events.

Event information received by midnight on Saturday  will be included in the upcoming week’s  email. Upcoming meetings for 4 weeks will be included in the email.

Announcements should include: date, time, group name /host, speaker, topic, registration information, and a short description. I will shorten descriptions if they are too long. Please specify if there are any fees or special registration requirements. .

Best regards,

Adrienne Roman

Recurring Meetings

Sundays from 9:00 – 9:30 am: George Pace, an IT Technology Leader, in Partnership with TBCNJ, host a weekly LIVE Webinar every Sunday to discuss:

  • The latest Federal / State news as it relates to the Job Market
  • Updates related to Unemployment
  • Discuss proactive job search activities

To access the webinar, visit:www.facebook.com/keeppace. In the left-hand column, click on Videos, then click on the video that says LIVE. If you don’t see the LIVE button, it hasn’t started yet. For questions, please contact George Pace at: keeppace@gmail.com.

Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) is proud to announce it is hosting Zoom meetings led by longtime group facilitator and career coach, Tony Calabrese, of AbsoluteTransitions, LLC. These will be held on alternating Tuesdays from 10am-12pm. Be sure to check our webpage for the most up-to-date info, including webinar descriptions, at: bit.ly/NNJ_PIT4. Login instructions will be provided 24-36 hours prior to each session. Registration closes at 8am the morning of each webinar. If you have any questions, email tony@absolutetransitions.com.

1st and 3rd Thursday of the month The Northwest New Jersey Career Club (NWNJCC) led by Nancy Mackowiak, will conduct an ONLINE ZOOM Meeting regarding current job search issues and challenges. This group previously met at the Mount Olive Public Library. To join the meeting, join the Facebook group ‘Northwest New Jersey Career Club’ and a Zoom invitation will be sent to you, a day before the meeting.

Every Thursday at 1:30pm, join The New Start Career Network (NSCN) for an hour of open discussion and support with Michele Martin, Marc Strano, and Maria Heidkamp. The agenda is based on your needs and questions. To learn more, visit the NSCN website at https://www.newstartcareernetwork.org/ or email us at “Ask NSCN” nscn@ejb.rutgers.edu if you have questions.

Monday, June 29, 2020, 9:00-11:00 am, Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group and BENG presents  ONLINE ZOOM Career Success Group with chapter leader Kevin Keene.

  1. RSVP on Salesforce http://bit.ly/MalvernMon9a 
  2. RSVP on Meetup
  3. Zoom links will be provided upon registration on both links. If you are new to the group you must send an email to info@greatcareersphl.org with your Linkedin URL.

Monday, June 29th, from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a virtual meeting featuring Janelle Razzino – “I Can”. General Meeting Description Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey – PSGCNJ Events will include networking and topic speakers. Meets every Monday on Virtual Zoom Meeting. General meeting starts at 10:30 AM and ends at 12:30 PM. Additional Networking at the conclusion of each meeting. Any questions or difficulty please reach out to Peter Barrett at pkb1912@hotmail.com.

Monday, June 29th, from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm CT WORKSHOP: Marty Gilbert (NSENG Founder/CEO) presents on “MAXIMIZING THE VALUE OF LINKEDIN DURING YOUR JOB SEARCH” ($75-fee). 

Click HERE to view details and/or register for this online workshop.bert

847.732.7400

martygilbert1@gmail.com

Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group and BENG presents  ONLINE ZOOM Leveraging Your LinkedIn Network to Get Your Next Job Opportunity with Brynne Tillman with a meeting led by Andrew Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 9:00-11:00 am, Braun and Nancy Moyer. Free for Bronze members or suggested $5 donation to nonprofit. 

  1. RSVP on Salesforce http://bit.ly/KoPTue9a
  2. RSVP on Meetup
  3. Zoom links will be provided upon registration on both links. If you are new to the group you must send an email to info@greatcareersphl.org with your Linkedin URL.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 10:00-12:00 noon, Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) is proud to announce its second Zoom meeting in a series, which is led by longtime group facilitator and career coach,  Tony Calabrese, of  Absolute Transitions, LLC.  The next one is scheduled for Tuesday 6/30 and the topic is: “ Self-Assessment and Setting Direction”. To register, please visit: bit.ly/2BeAMdy and note that registration closes at 8am on 6/30. Login instructions will be provided 24-36 hours prior to each session.

  Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 1:00 pm, weekly LinkedIn Lunch ‘n Learn, Pat Roque will be presenting on “How to Set Your Career GPS with soul searching to land your dream job” –  Log in information can be found at our Meetup page – https://www.meetup.com/Weekly-LinkedIn-Lunch-and-Learn/events/cxdssrybcjbnc/For more information contact Kenneth Lang at kennethlang@optonline.net.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 7:00-8:30 pm, Job Seekers of Montclair – A night of networking and open discussion. Zoom 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89073411707?pwd=dnNJWVRWbGo0VVdyZzZTbzZoVGpjQT09

Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 7:30-8 AM or 9:30-10 PM, Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group and BENG presents   CALL IN PowerThinking: Rejuvenating Your Amazing Mind Weekly Resilience Building Call with Stanley H. Greene When you get to the affiliation drop down box, you’ll pick Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group. https://www.powerthinkingcorp.com/membership-join/ & RSVP on meetup. You must register on both links.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 7:00 pm, Passaic County LinkedIn Local – will be a Zoom meeting.  We’ll be discussing the latest changes to the platform.  For more information and for the Zoom link, contact Kenneth Lang at kennethlang@optonline.net 

Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 7:00 pm, Suffern Professional Networking Team, Join Zoom Meeting Let me know If you are planning on attending the meeting and haven’t yet told me that you are attending. Jeffrey Getz uconnsmiles@gmail.com 845-893-7265

Thursday, July 2, 2020, 10:00 -11:30 am, JVS Job Seekers Workshop will host speaker will host speaker Robin Amster – “Acing the Interview”

Advance registration is required. Contact Meryl Kanner at 862-704-2233.

Thursday, July 2, 2020, 6:30-8:30 pm, St. Patrick’s EARN hosts Chris Hanson “Job Search in an Agile World”. Register via Eventbrite

Friday, July 3, 2020, 9:45-12:00 noon, PSG of Mercer County will host speaker will host speaker David Schuchman – Interview Preparation and Tips Learn and participate in this 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. This presentation will also include tips on interviewing by videoconference. Contact us psgofmercercounty@gmail.com

Saturday, July 4th, from 8:30 – 11:00 am: Careers in Transition (CIT) will NOT be meeting JULY 4TH. Next meeting July 28th

Monday, July 6, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Dale Favia, ‘Storytelling that will drive results. Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Montclair Public Library presents: ReferenceUSA Job Search Training. For more information, click: https://montclairlibrary.libnet.info/event/4395683

Friday, July 9th, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm, NJSENG and FENG will host Hanan Isaacs, who will present “A Legal and HR Look at the Covid-19 Market on Jobs, Safety, and Income Security”.  Please register for this very information meeting by emailing me at MartyLatman@gmail.com with a subject line “Joint NJSENG – FENG Reserve seat”. 

Saturday, July 11th, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am: The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: “How not to suck at Networking” presented by Ashley Owens (virtual meeting). Details for meeting sign on are located at: www.thebreakfastclubnj.com Join us on Meetup.com at: http://www.meetup.com/The-Breakfast-Club-NJ/ to RSVP for the meeting. 

For sign on details. go to www.thebreakfastclubnj.com

Monday, July 13th, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Kenneth Lang ‘Using Linkedin Now’.

Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Thursday, June 16, 2020, 7:00 pm, Emmaus Work Connectors (EWC) is a “Net-Working” Group. We join together (Virtually) to help each other work on our work journey together. Working together created strong networking bonds. We take the things we’ve learned from material and presentations at other groups and apply them together. We have a monthly meeting open to all. Participants can also join a small team to meet weekly. We also encourage members to join with a work buddy to meet every day or two during the week. More details and RSVP at this link (so we can send reminders and let you know of any changes):

https://forms.gle/yC5iAnMCHbQjr27Y7

2020-03-07 IMPORTANT NOTICE: EMMAUS WORK CONNECTORS WILL NOT BE MEETING FACE-TO-FACE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS. INSTEAD, THE MEETING WILL BE HELD ONLINE.

Join the online meeting: TBD Henry Will IV, PMP www.linkedin.com/in/henrywill4

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:30-11:00 am, The Northwest New Jersey Career Club (NWNJCC) led by Nancy M. will conduct an ONLINE Google Meet Meeting regarding current job search issues and challenges. This group previously met at the Budd Lake Public Library. To join the meeting, join the Facebook group ‘New Jersey Career Club’ and a Zoom invitation will be sent to you, a day before the meeting.

Monday, July 20th, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Dr. Colleen Georges, ‘Effective goal setting and achievement in each area of our lives’.

Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Monday, July 20th, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 pm WNO host presenter Alex Freund, ‘Penetrating the Hidden Job Market’. This will be a virtual (on-line) meeting. Log-in information for the meeting will be sent to the registrants on the afternoon of the meeting. Register via Eventbrite. https://bit.ly/3gccm3L

Saturday, July 25th, 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. CIT meets the first and third Saturday of each month except holidays. Visit Christ Church in Short Hills: Careers in Transition for additional information. The school where we meet has new security requirements. After introductions begin at 8:30, the doors close and no one will be admitted, so please be punctual. Sorry, the meeting room is not handicapped accessible. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.

Monday, July 27th, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Paul Cecala, ‘Components of the Background Check’.

Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Pre-Recorded Podcasts

The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, located at 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016. The library also recorded some of the presentations and they are available 24/7 on-line at: http://www.nypl.org/node/90324.

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/searchresults?podcast_terms=jobseeker.

Microcasts featuring Win Sheffield, a certified career coach, consisting of 71 assorted Power of You Microcasts. These 5-minute Microcasts answer various career questions, such as:

  • I have just been laid off and don’t know where to turn; what do I do
  • I am frustrated by my progress even though I am pursuing a variety of job options. What can I do to improve my results
  • Networking, I have very little idea who I should be meeting with or what to ask them. Can you help me get started

For the entire list of 71 five-minute Power of You microcasts, please click on the following link: www.winsheffield.com/podcasts.

Teleconference featuring Abby Kohut, President of Staffing Symphony, and author of Absolutely Abby’s 101 Job Search Secrets, give a teleconference call titled: Keeping Your Career on Track During the COVID-19 Pandemic. The replay can be accessed at: https://careerwakeupcalls.com/replay-2703/.
In addition to listening to this replay, send an email to Abby at join@absolutelyabby.com. This will add you to the invite list for the next call and the resource guide from this call.

Zoom: If you want to learn how to use Zoom, copy this link: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/learning-zoom/stay-connected-with-zoom-meetings?trk=lilblog_03-11-20_new-to-working-remotely-resources_learning and paste it into your browser. This will take you to your LinkedIn account and then to videos to instruct you to use Zoom. Good Luck, Marty Latman

PSG of Mercer County website has now grown to 35 eLearning sites. Many are free, but not all. Check out some of these eLearning sites at:

https://www.psgofmercercounty.org/p/e-learning-resources.html