June 2020 Virtual Transition Support Meetings

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Tri-State Virtual Networking meetings

Use this time to develop relationships

NOTE: If you would like your meeting to be included in our meeting announcement list, and/or you would like your  group to be included on our distribution list – please forward your requests to me at: transition groups@gmail.com. If you are an individual, please join one of the  groups above to receive the Networking Meetings email. We are not distributing to individuals at this point in time.

 June 2020 Virtual Transition Support Meetings 

Sundays from 9:00 – 9:30 am: George Pace, an IT Technology Leader, in Partnership with TBCNJ, will start holding a weekly FACEBOOK LIVE Webinar every Sunday until this crisis is over. The purpose of this Webinar will be to:

  • 1.   CDC Decision Trees – The CDC just published a series of 1 page guides as to the reopening decisions that need to be considered
  • 2.  Work From Home (WFH) happenings – Numerous new articles on Company and Individual perspectives
  • 3.  Several interesting articles on establishing Contactless Environments (Could be job opportunities here)
  • 4.  Google Meet – the New free Webinar Tool from Google
  • 5.   New upcoming Virtual Conferences (which are Educational AND Free !!) 

To access the webinar go to 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.

 

Monday, June 1st, from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a virtual meeting featuring Lynne Williams – “Beating the Applicant Tracking System”

 General Meeting Description Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey – PSGCNJ

Events will include networking and topic speaker

Meets every Monday on Virtual Zoom Meeting. 

10:00 AM-Networking via chat or discussion.

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

Tuesday, June 2nd, from 10:00 am: JOB SEARCH TIPS FOR “THE NEW NORMAL”

While not part of the Professionals in Transition programs, and offering by the Maplewood Library that may be of interest to you.

JOB SEARCH TIPS FOR “THE NEW NORMAL”

Tuesday, June 2 at 10 am

Professional Career Coach Geoffrey Goldman will discuss how to navigate a job search in light of the Coronavirus. He will then open up the discussion for your questions.

A Maplewood resident, Goldman works in the Human Capital Management (HR) field and was a volunteer Career Coach at The NY Public Library. (This talk will not cover unemployment issues..)

PLEASE REGISTER AT: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsce-qqjooGNChNEKQZcSwh6Mr09cNnJ_A

Adult Programming & Publicity

Maplewood Memorial Library

51 Baker St. Maplewood NJ 07040

973-762-1622 ext. 5013

Tony Calabrese

Five O’clock Club Certified Career Coach

Absolute Transitions, LLC

(973)-762-1350 (Business)

(201)-306-9811 (Cell)

www.absolutetransitions.com

Tuesday June 2, 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, June 2nd, from 8:00 pm: Career Wake Up Call #99G presented by Absolutely Abby

Register for the call in advance:  https://careerwakeupcalls.com/

If you’d like to submit a question for the call, you can use this form:

https://careerwakeupcalls.com/ask-a-question-9404/

The temperature has finally reached the 80’s here in New Jersey. The ducks are laying eggs, the rabbits are multiplying and the horses are horsing around. Unfortunately, many of us are still not back to work and won’t be going back for some time. In the meantime, we’ve hosted seven COVID-19 Career Wake Up Calls since the pandemic began and answered hundreds of your questions on all sorts of job search topics. 

It’s time to start thinking outside the box. I’m not talking about just you. I’m in the exact same boat and I’ve had to do it myself. On Tuesday, we will host our 8th COVID-19 focused Career Wake Up Call.

Remember, there are things you can do to stay in control of your career and maybe even thrive during these challenging times!

Tuesday, June 2nd

5 PM PT | 6 PM MT | 7 PM CT | 8 PM ET  Looking forward to seeing you on the call!

 

Tuesday, June 2nd, from 6:30 pm – 8:30pmBergen FENG presents Lauren Hammer – Virtual meeting via Zoom – “Reframing Your Mindset as a Way to Achieve Balance” 

IS BALANCE REALLY A THING? The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down, and we are now striving to find balance.  We have changed how we work and how our kids learn while creating alternative ways to remain connected with our family and friends. It hasn’t been easy, but we are making it work!

Learn to thrive by creating a healthy work-life balance. Be productive at work and enjoy the time you are spending with your family!

Lauren Hammer is the founder of Hammer Leadership, an executive coaching firm that promotes personal growth and professional development for motivated individuals and businesses through coaching and customized workshops and trainings. Lauren’s personable approach fosters strong connections and builds solid foundations of trust with her clients as they skillfully learn to manage work-life balance challenges, make decisions with confidence, communicate effectively and manage relationships.  

Lauren earned her Master of Social Work and a Master of Science in Management degrees from New York University. Her post-graduate training in Bowen Family Systems Theory was at The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family in Washington D.C. and The Princeton Family Center for Education in Princeton, N.J. Her leadership coaching training was with Leadership Coaching Inc. in Rochester, N.Y., where she also taught their Advanced Leadership Course. Lauren has taught continuing education courses at Rutgers School of Social Work and the New Jersey Law Center.

Lauren resides in Westfield, New Jersey, with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time at the beach, practicing yoga, being outdoors, and participating in community activities, including her volunteer work revolving around homelessness and hunger.

For additional information about Lauren Hammer and Hammer Leadership, go to HammerLeadership.com. You can contact Lauren at 908-246-0987 or lhammer@hammerleadership.com

 Thursday June 4, 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, June 6th, from 8:30 – 11:00 am: Careers in Transition (CIT) meeting. * Our next scheduled meeting is June 6th and will feature a presentation by Alex Freund on “Why Are Video Interviews So Important”

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.

* This is the link to RSVP to the meeting. Registration is open until

4PM Friday June 5th:

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* Please note: first name, last name and email address are required.

We cannot send you an invitation unless all are provided.

* To ensure the security of our virtual meetings, invitations will be

emailed directly to attendees who register for the meeting.

* The registration will open from 6PM the Sunday before the meeting

until 4PM Friday night before the meeting.

* If you wish to have your resume reviewed, please send it in a doc or

docx format to Carol McCullagh ( <mailto:mccullaghcarol@yahoo.com>

mccullaghcarol@yahoo.com) and Glenn Resnicoff (gresnicoff@gmail.com)

 

Monday, June 8th, from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a virtual meeting featuring Carl E. Reid – “How to Network in the Social Media World”

 General Meeting Description Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey – PSGCNJ

Events will include networking and topic speaker

Meets every Monday on Virtual Zoom Meeting. 

10:00 AM-Networking via chat or discussion.

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

 

Wednesday, June 10th, from 6:00pm – 8:00 pm: Ask the Experts: Your COVID Job Search Answers

COVID-19 has upset the market, and upended job searches. 

Unemployment is skyrocketing.  Every day we hear about major companies that are shuttering or that may not survive the epidemic.  Some have instituted hiring freezes, others are cutting back, and all are worried about what the future holds.  The economy is on a roller-coaster ride.

What does this mean for your job search?  

How can you stand out among the greatly increased competition?  Where should you even look for employment?  What’s the best way to succeed at ‘virtual’ networking and interviewing?  How do you impress employers when you can’t even meet them in person?  And are there ways to turn this difficult situation to your advantage?

Join us on Wednesday June 10th from 7-8PM (Eastern) for a 1 hour free-flowing webinar in which two job search experts answer your most difficult questions!

Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/AskTheExpertsCOVID

John Hadley ( www.JHACareers.com ) is a recognized expert in career search , who has specialized for over 15 years in helping job seekers who are frustrated with their search.  A popular and sought-after speaker and author on every aspect of the job hunt, he has coached 100’s to land the job and pay they deserve, and helped thousands of others through his seminars, tele-classes and webinars. 

Marty Latman ( www.LatmanAdvisoryServices.com ) is known by many as “Mr. Networker.”  Marty trains, teaches, advises and supports people in all disciplines and industries in their self-marketing and process-driven search campaigns. Previously, he has held executive-level financial roles in multiple industries, and for many years has led the FENG (Financial Executives) and NJSENG (New Jersey Strategic Executives) networking groups, helping myriads of fellow professionals land great jobs.  He speaks at career networking groups throughout the New Jersey / New York / Connecticut metropolitan area, always attracting large crowds. 

John and Marty have decided to partner up for this “Ask The Experts” session, and in recognition of the challenging times, are offering this first webinar in a possible series for the rock bottom price of only $20.   And as an added bonus, after the session all registrants will receive our report, “Interviewing In The COVID-19 Era.”

Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/AskTheExpertsCOVID

 

Thursday, June 11th, from 6:00pm – 8:00 pm: NNJ ATD Career Transition SIG presents:

What’s Your Shtick? Personal Branding Online and Off

Regardless of your age or time in the workplace, in your pursuit to be better, you have to separate yourself in a competitive environment. You have to put yourself out there, elevate your game, and stand-out, especially on LinkedIn.

This presentation is all about YOU.

  • Learn how to determine your keywords for your resume and LinkedIn
  • Learn tips and best practices for business & networking cards
  • Learn the difference between taglines vs. slogans
  • Explore the six-word memoir
  • Perform a SWOT analysis of YOU
  • Develop personal branding on LinkedIn
  • Reflect on your online and offline reputation
  • Create your action plan

Presenter: Lynne M. Williams, Ed.D. Candidate is the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group, an all-volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides career education and networking connections for: 1) jobseekers in career transition, including veterans and 2) employed and self-employed for career management. In addition, Lynne is also the owner of Around the Clock Executive Helper, a writer of resumes and LinkedIn profiles. Lynne presents unique research-based workshops on LinkedIn, resumes, the Applicant Tracking System, the Art of Networking In Person & Online, and other career-related, social media, and technology topics. She is currently working on writing her doctoral dissertation and is a contributing author to Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing the Job You Love along with the late Dick Bolles, the author of What Color is Your Parachute?. In addition, she writes a weekly career column in Vista.Today Montco.Todayand Delco.Today and other publications with LinkedIn tips and more. Connect with her on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/lynnewilliams with a personalized message and visit the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group website at https://greatcareersphl.org.

Everyone is welcome to attend.  The Northern NJ ATD Career Transition SIG provides a professional forum for participants seeking new career opportunities in various professions. Many members of the SIG group are professionals in Training and Development. The SIG’s goal is to provide space for networking, exchange of resources, contacts, information, mutual support and learning, and job leads for those seeking new career opportunities.

Registration & Details  https://atd611.eventbrite.com or  http://nnjatd.org

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

  1. Join 5 min before start.  For privacy reasons…the meeting will be locked to new participants at 6:05 
  2. Hover over bottom of screen to view operational icons. 
  3. During the meeting, use the Chat to introduce yourself and/or ask questions (addressed time permitting at end.)

Thursday, June 11th, from 7:00 pm: NNJ ATD Career Transition SIG presents:

Staying Active & Motivated during COVID-19Staying Active & Motivated during COVID-19  (June 11, 2020 at 7:00pm)

Link to register:  http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsRegister.cfm?SiteID=5902&BranchID=&EventID=412318&PK=

How are you handling the uncertainty, anxiety, and stress of the pandemic? If you are in a career transition such as a job search, it is especially challenging. Companies are downsizing. Hiring is slow. And many are wondering, should I just hunker down until the coast is clear?

In this interactive webinar, Terrence “Terry” Seamon will share six key strategies that will help you stay sane, stay active, and stay motivated in a highly strange environment.

Don’t miss this session where you can expand your network, make new friends, share knowledge with your peers, and hear highly relevant and beneficial insights and perspectives on today’s challenging job market. Learn the skills of highly effective career transitioners and how you can achieve your goals and address obstacles and challenges more effectively.

About the presenter:

Terrence “Terry” Seamon is an executive career transition consultant with The Ayers Group, as well as a leadership development consultant. Terry coaches and trains his clients on many skills especially managing change, setting goals, managing conflict, building teams, and leading others. The author of three books (To Your Success, Lead the Way, and Change for the Better), Terry is active on social media and can be found on LinkedIn and twitter. His consulting practice, Facilitation Solutions, can be found on Facebook.  

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

  1. Click on the link provided below each presentation title above.
  2. Go the the Library’s web site, open the tab entitled “Adult” and scroll to the presentation to register.
  3. Go the tab Library’s web site, open the tab entitled “Calendar” and then “Click here for full calendar of programs”.  Scroll to the appropriate month and place your cursor over the day and title of the presentation to register.  

Thanks for your assistance in sharing this information.

Ralph Piano

ralphpiano@gmail.com

www.linkedin.com/in/ralphpiano

 

Saturday, June 13th, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am: The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: Body Language for Job Seekers – Virtual and Live” presented by Eileen N. Sinett

(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. 

Presentation: “Body Language for Job Seekers – Virtual and Live”

This presentation addresses body language best practices for live and virtual communications. Humans take in and process information consciously and unconsciously about EVERYTHING, but see, hear and sense, SELECTIVELY. When it comes to meeting someone new for the first time, how you look and sound, smell, listen, dress and behave, matter as much as what you say, don’t say or how you say it.

Do you answer a question in 2 minutes or take ten? Are you fidgety, stiff or relaxed? Are you comfortable with your voice and/or image? Though people react to these aspects differently, the fact is they do react. We are more than our bodies, yet knowing some basics for managing them in interviews, presentations and networking, can support your communication confidence and “performance.”

Eileen Sinnet – Body Language for Job Seekers .Details for meeting sign on are located at: www.thebreakfastclubnj.com.This meeting is Virtual.

About The Speaker:

Eileen N. Sinett is a communications specialist who helps professionals communicate at their best. As consultant, trainer-facilitator and coach, she focuses on growing clients’ communication confidence and performance.

For over 30 years, Eileen’s company, Speaking that Connects, has served individuals from various industries — pharmaceutical, legal, healthcare, financial, technology and non-profit organizations — to enhance the impact of their presentations, networking speeches, interviews, keynotes, trade show conversations and interpersonal relationships. Her mission is to promote speaker confidence, message clarity and audience connection.

Eileen has a Masters of Arts in Speech from Kean University and her Bachelor of Science degree is in the Communication Sciences from Emerson College, Boston. She has advanced training in Improvisation and Psychodrama and when not speaking or coaching, is taking tap-dance lessons, gardening, volunteering at a local theatre and attending live jazz events.

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

Monday, June 15th, from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a virtual meeting featuring Speed Interviewing

 General Meeting Description Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey – PSGCNJ

Events will include networking and topic speaker

Meets every Monday on Virtual Zoom Meeting. 

10:00 AM-Networking via chat or discussion.

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.

 

Tuesday, June 2nd, from 8:00 pm: Career Wake Up Call #99G presented by Absolutely Abby

Register for the call in advance:  https://careerwakeupcalls.com/

If you’d like to submit a question for the call, you can use this form:

https://careerwakeupcalls.com/ask-a-question-9404/

The temperature has finally reached the 80’s here in New Jersey. The ducks are laying eggs, the rabbits are multiplying and the horses are horsing around. Unfortunately, many of us are still not back to work and won’t be going back for some time. In the meantime, we’ve hosted seven COVID-19 Career Wake Up Calls since the pandemic began and answered hundreds of your questions on all sorts of job search topics. 

It’s time to start thinking outside the box. I’m not talking about just you. I’m in the exact same boat and I’ve had to do it myself. On Tuesday, we will host our 8th COVID-19 focused Career Wake Up Call.

Remember, there are things you can do to stay in control of your career and maybe even thrive during these challenging times!

Tuesday, June 2nd

5 PM PT | 6 PM MT | 7 PM CT | 8 PM ET  Looking forward to seeing you on the call!

 

Wednesday, June 17th, from 6:30 pm – 8:30pmBergen FENG presents Bill Taylor – Virtual Meeting via Zoom – “You, Incorporated”

Will anything ever be the same, or will there be a “NEW NORMAL?” Whatever that means, it starts with a mindset of taking charge of your own destiny.

We will explore and discuss challenges and topics such as:

  • Headhunters can’t be relied upon to do the legwork for your success
  • There is fierce competition for opportunities: waiting is not always an option
  • The OLD keys no longer unlock the doors to success
  • The NEW KEYS to success is to become your own business – You, Inc.

Our speaker, Bill Taylor,  is president and founder of Corporate Ladders, a business consulting, training, and coaching firm. Bill works in multiple industries with businesses of various sizes and draws upon over four decades of business expertise to help tackle and solve business challenges.

Monday, June 22nd, from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a virtual meeting featuring Tamarra Causley Robinson – “The Value of Values”

General Meeting Description Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey – PSGCNJ

Events will include networking and topic speaker

Meets every Monday on Virtual Zoom Meeting. 

10:00 AM-Networking via chat or discussion.

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 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 speaker

Meets every Monday on Virtual Zoom Meeting. 

10:00 AM-Networking via chat or discussion.

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.

 

Tuesday, July 2nd, from 10:00 – 12:00 noon Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a virtual meeting featuring Tamarra Causley Robinson – “The Value of Values”

General Meeting Description Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey – PSGCNJ

Events will include networking and topic speaker

Meets every Monday on Virtual Zoom Meeting. 

10:00 AM-Networking via chat or discussion.

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.

 

Tuessday, July 2nd, from 6:30 pm – 8:30pmBergen FENG presents Wednesday, June 17th, from 6:30 pm – 8:30pmBergen FENG presents Bill Taylor – Virtual Meeting via Zoom – “You, Incorporated”

Being in-transition can be a very stressful, especially in today’s challenging times. You can get depressed, angry and confused.  You need to search for a new position but how do you search. Do you feel you are not progressing in your search? Do you feel you do are not managing your time properly? What can you do to change this situation? How do you get back into the “game”? How do you change this negative situation into a positive experience?

Please join Marty Latman on June 4, 2020 as he discusses a topic all people in-transition struggle with as he presents “Managing Your Job Search Successfully” Attendees will learn about the obstacles they need to overcome during this period to succeed, the methods they need to use to change their situation and ways to make being in-transition a productive, meaningful and positive time in their lives.

Marty Latman, called by many people as the “Best Networker” they know, is the Managing Partner of Latman Advisory Services LLC. From business consulting to financial advisement to professional career development and career coaching, Latman Advisory Services is dedicated to helping you achieve your personal or business goals.

He has worked in both public and private industry. He works extremely well with individuals who want to advance their careers and is known as a “match maker” and “people helper”. He is Co-Chairman of the FENG and Chairman of the FENG Bergen Chapter.

Marty has been a guest speaker to many networking groups where he has discussed various career development topics including networking, interviewing techniques and advance career planning strategies. He has spoken at the Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Financial Executive International (FEI), Financial Planning Association of NJ (FPANJ), Media Communication Association – International (MCA-I), Career Networking Group (CNG), Phi Beta Kappa, Careers-in-transition (CIT), The Wharton Club, Breakfast Club, ChemPharma, and others. Marty has been a guest on the radio show www.1077TheBronc.com and CFO Studio where he has discussed network skills and how networking advances your career. He has also spoken to students and alumni at Montclair State University, Kean College, and New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Marty is a CPA and graduate of The State University of New York-Albany. He resides in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

Please join us.

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

 

Pre-Recorded Podcasts

 

The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, located at 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016-4314, offers an extensive series of weekly programs pertaining to job search, training, and career advice. In addition, the library has numerous training classes on Microsoft Office, including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Check it out; you will be glad that you did. Inquiries about programs may be made by calling 917-275-6975, Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm.  Click on their link at: http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=65 for a detailed list of upcoming classes.  In addition to these great in-person classes, the library also recorded some of the presentations and they are available 24/7 on-line at: http://www.nypl.org/node/90324.  Check them out; I am sure you will be pleasantly surprised by the amount of helpful information awaiting you.

 

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. This is a time saving and cost-effective way of seeing a great presentation, from the comfort and convenience of your home. Isn’t technology great!

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. If you weren’t able to join the live call, we invite you to listen to the replay at: https://careerwakeupcalls.com/replay-2703/

 

Career Wake Up Call #99A Replay.  We invite you to listen to the replay here: https://CareerWakeUpCalls.com/replay-5671/. The resource guide to accompany the call has been posted here: https://CareerWakeUpCalls.com/COVID-19/

 

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

 

Other

 

The New Start Career Network is working with the NJ Department of Labor to gather information about the questions and concerns you have about job loss,unemployment insurance, sick leave, and benefits or resources that may be available to help at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4MFQSdibVxbF6m3LYardieuCtt2kFoOB_tGfe2hwmyFmRxg/viewform

 

The New Start Career Network (NSCN) is also providing free access to webinars, podcasts, and other job search resources. To help jobseekers during the coronavirus outbreak, the NSCN resources and services are available to everyone. 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.

 

 

 

Speakers and Topics for Transition Support Meetings

 

 Transition Support Members:

Tri State Presenters

Most Transition Support groups are now holding virtual meetings due to the Corona Virus, and will continue doing so until the pandemic ends. This anomaly has created a most unique opportunity to invite speakers from other parts of the Tri-State area to present to your group live via the internet. These speakers, who may like to reach a wider audience, may now seriously consider accepting an invitation to address your group, especially since they can do so from the comfort and convenience of their home or office via WebEx, Zoom, Facebook, or another electronic medium. What once seemed too far away to travel to, is now just a click away.

Group facilitators, take advantage of this unique opportunity to invite some of the Tri-State speakers below to talk to speak with your group in order to obtain fresh new ideas and approaches in tackling the job market.

Also, going forward, when things return to normal, you may want to consider holding simultaneous live in-person and virtual meetings in order to reach as many members as possible. In addition, since all of these virtual meetings are now being telecasted, consider recording them for future use. Especially for members who for some reason or another could not attend the live telecast, but would like to view them at a later date.

Thank you and Stay Healthy,

Tom Donohue

a83td@aol.com

http://www.linkedin.com/in/tcdonohue

Speakers Who Presented in New Jersey:

Eli Amdur:

  • Looking At 2020 With 20/20 Vision.

 Mark Beal:

  • 101 Lessons to Achieve Job Search Success: Defining Your Brand as One That Delivers Irreplaceable Value.

Bill Belknap:

  • Preparing for an Interview.
  • What Has Worked and What Has Not in Your Job Search.

Keith Bogen:

  • Stop Looking for A Job, Start Building A Career

Cheryl Bonder:

  • Positive Transformation and Behavior Changes.

Tony Calabrese:

  • Recognizing Your Accomplishments.

Paul Cecala:

  • Listening Skills Create an Effective Network.
  • Work Search Buddies: Finding Success with a Little Help from a Friend.
  • Project Planning Your Job Search: A Practical Work Search Methodology.
  • Background Checks and References: What are employers learning about you?

Toni Denson:

  • Are You Resistant or Unable to Adapt to Technology Change.

Lloyd Feinstein:

  • How to Better Manage the Age Issue.
  • Death by Document – the Marketing Resume.
  • Strategies for Keeping Your Job: How to be a Good Subordinate.
  • How to Introduce Yourself, Crafting the Elevator and 2 Minute Pitch
  • Interviewing Basics: What to do Before, During and After Any Interview.
  • P-A-R Theory and Use Workshop. The Best Method for Communicating Your Value.

Alex Freund:

  • Why Can’t I Get That Job.
  • How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job.
  • LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found.
  • Why Are Video Interviews So Important.
  • How to Deal with Long Term Unemployment.
  • Four Essential Steps to Next Job – Value Proposition for Job Seekers.

Matthew Goerke:

The Memory Switch.

Michael Goldberg:

  • Knock Out Networking: More Prospects, Referrals and Interviews.

Jan Goodman:

  • Learning the Language of the Multi-Generational Workplace.

John West Hadley:

  • Build Your Interview Skills
  • Become a Master Networker.
  • The Needs Assessment Interview.
  • Land the Job and Pay You Deserve.
  • The 5 C’s of an Effective Marketing Message.
  • How Do You Measure Your Job Search Success
  • Coping with the Strain of Your Search on Relationships.

Ed Han:

  • LinkedIn: Beyond Your Profile.
  • LinkedIn Comes to Praise Your Resume, Not Bury It.
  • Throw the LinkedIn Switch: Every Setting You Need for Your Job Search.

Chip Hartman:

  • The Marketing Magic of a Rock-Solid Value Proposition.

Joey Himelfarb:

  • Selling Yourself.
  • Your Bad Attitude is Like a Flat Tire. Unless You Change it, You Won’t Get Very Far.

Hanan M. Isaacs:

  • Essential Principles of Employment Law for Workers or Those in Transition.

Bart Jackson:

  • Getting a Grip on Your Career, Wiser Choices.

Tony Kanak:

  • Selling Yourself: A Study in the Best Approach to Interviews, Negotiations and Sales.

Helene Klaassens:

  • Who Are You.
  • Networking vs. Not-Working

Abby Kohut:

  • Secrets Recruiters Don’t Want You to Know.
  • Top 10 Steps to Employability – What They Are and Why They Matter.
  • Success for the Seasoned Search, The Benefit of Being Overqualified
  • Going Undercover: Revealing the Deep Dark Secrets of The Recruiting World.

Gary Lande:

  • Developing Your Master Resume.
  • Cover Letters/Thank You Letters: The Underutilized Job Search Tools.

Kenneth Lang:

  • How to use LinkedIn… From an Expert.
  • Keeping Up with the Latest LinkedIn Changes.

Ralph Lardieri:

Manage Stress and Bring Your Best Energy During Your Job

Marty Latman:

  • In Transition, Now What Do I Do?
  • AGEISM: The Elephant in the Room.
  • Getting Interviews through Successful Networking.
  • Stepping Out of the Crowd: Making a Powerful Elevator Pitch.

Scott Leibowitz:

  • What’s Your Story.

David Light:

  • Burning My Resume

Lynnell Lindsay:

  • Tips and Techniques for Managing Our Personal Styles (Myers Briggs).

Janet Logan:

  • How to Use Networking for Your Job Search.

 

David Malchman:

  • Career Transition and Finding Your Voice.

Christine Marinelli:

  • Resume Writing and Interview Tips.

Lauren Markon:

  • Make LinkedIn Work for You.

Ana McCarthy and Peggy Pascale:

  • Digging to the Core: Understanding and Bringing Your Best Self to the Interview.

George Pace:

  • The Future of Work, How will you Keep Pace.

Glenn Pasch:

  • Does Social Media Really Matter for the Job Seeker.

Mike Palestina:

  • Mindfulness in Leadership and Life.

Debbie Pavlo and Robin Cooney:

  • Workshop on Resume and LinkedIn Tips and Tricks.

Lisa Rangel:

  • How to Create Your LinkedIn Profile to Generate 6-Figure Job Interviews Faster.
  • How to Design a Powerful Resume to Land Six-Figure Job Interviews and Get the Offer.

Janelle Razzino:

  • Mediocre to Magnificent.
  • Answering the Salary Question.
  • Reach Out and Touch Someone.
  • Chicken Soup for the Job Seeker’s Soul.
  • What’s my Line? Canned or Not – You Have Got to be You.
  • Ideas to Restore Hope in the Process of the JOB SEARCH…add a Little Magic.

Amy Raditz:

  • Who Am I Anyway?

Tamarra Causley Robinson:

  • How to Deal with the Impact of a Job Loss on Family and Relationships

David Schuchman:

  • Networking 101.
  • How to Work as a Consultant.
  • Uncovering the Hidden Job Market.
  • What Do You Do When You Can’t Do What You Do Anymore?

Steven Schumer:

  • Four Lessons from (Almost) 40 Years With IBM.

Terry Seamon:

  • SMART Moves.
  • Staying Motivated
  • Galvanize into Action.
  • The Proactive Job Hunter.
  • The Hustle Success Factor.
  • The Five Habits of Highly Effective Job Hunters.

Ken Sher:

  • How to Handle Difficult Interview Challenges.
  • Surviving and Thriving After a Job Loss When You’re +/- 50 Years-Old.

Eileen Sinett:

  • Body Language for Job Seekers.

Linda Trignano:

  • Ace the Interview
  • Overcoming Challenges and Assumptions in Your Job Search.

Valerie Williams:

  • Preparing for the Job Hunt.
  • Kick Start Your Job Search.

Al Woller:

  • Financial Decisions to Make During a Job Transition.

Speakers Who Presented at The New York Science, Industry and Business Library: 

Jim Arnoff:

  • Owning Your Power in Your Career….It’s Yours for the Taking.
  • Envisioning, Declaring, and Pursuing Your True Career Passion.
  • Upping My Game and Embracing Change…Time to Make That Career Change.
  • The Ultimate Confidence Building Workshop….Being Fully Aligned in Your Career.

Chip Conlin:

  • Re-Energizing Your Job Search
  • Handling Difficult Interview Questions.
  • How to Turn Job Interviews into Offers.
  • Building a Great Resume and Cover Letter.

John Crant:

  • Resume Renovation.
  • Charting Your Career Transition.
  • The Self-Recruiter Interview Checklist.
  • Preparing Your Career Narrative for a New Industry.
  • Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn and How to Use It in Your Job Search.

Celia Currin:

  • What is and where is hiding the Hidden Job Market.

Steven Davis:

  • An Interviewing State of Mind.
  • Making First Impressions During the Interview Process
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Marketing Yourself on Your Resume and LinkedIn.

Dylan DeYoung:

  • Your Job Search is a Full Time Job: How to Manage Your Job Search.

 

Kaiser Fung:

  • Learn How to Break into the Data Science and Analytics Careers.

Dr. Amy Geffen:

  • Finding the Hidden Job Market.
  • Overcoming Ageism in Your Job Search.

Marc W. Halpert:

  • LinkedIn for Performing Artists.
  • How the Heck Do I xyz on LinkedIn?

Robert Hellmann:

  • Planning and Organizing a Job Search Campaign.
  • Resume Intensive – Craft A Message that Lands Interviews.
  • Become the Perfect Candidate: Tap into the Hidden Job Market.
  • Your Resume vs. Your LinkedIn Profile – What You Need to Know.

Theodore Henderson:

  • The Future Is Now: Creating Your Career in Cybersecurity.

David Lees:

  • Overcoming Career Obstacles
  • Marketing Yourself with Confidence.

Kristina Leonardi:

  • Stepping Stones for Success.
  • Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to Be Doing with Your Life.
  • Staying Motivated Throughout the Job Search Process: How Losing Your Job is a Good Thing.

Sherry Natkow:

  • Strengthen Your Resume.
  • Keep the Momentum Going.
  • Thinking of a Career Change.
  • Elevator Pitch — Don’t Wing It.
  • Creating a Memorable LinkedIn Summary.

Ruth Robins:

  • Nailing the Interview with Problem-Action-Results Stories.

Teresa San Roman and Marzena Ermler:

  • Job Search Planning and Tips for Mature Workers.

Renee Lee Rosenberg:

  • Ace the Interview.
  • Older Workers Rock: Job Search Over 50 Plus.
  • Be Your Promise: Staying Positive During a Difficult Job Search.
  • Strategies to Create a Positive Job Search No Matter What Your Age.

Win Sheffield:

  • Your Resume Made Simple.
  • Career Management for Introverts.
  • Making Your Job Campaign a Success
  • Refreshing Our Approach to Networking.
  • Claim Your Power in the Interview Game.
  • Pitch Perfect – Introducing Yourself Made Easy.
  • Reigniting Your Job Campaign in the New Year.
  • Figuring Out What You Want to Do and How to Get it.
  • Organizing Your Job Campaign for Success and Sanity.
  • How to use LinkedIn for Research and to Advertise Yourself.
  • Master Your Stories to Master Your Career: Develop Your Brand, Share Your Story
  • The Strategic Resume: How to Make Your Resume Serve You and Get the Meeting.
  • Wow Them with Your Accomplishments: Learn How to Tell the Stories that Sell You.

Margaret Sweeney:

  • Creating Resumes and Cover Letters That Work.

Speakers Who Presented in New York:

Cliff Ennico:

  • The Four Horsemen of Corporate America.

Chris Hanson:

  • Job Search in an Agile World.

Laura Olert:

  • Mastering the Art of Follow Up.

Speakers Who Presented in Pennsylvania:

Kathy Bellwoar:

  • Consult or Not to Consult, Making Transition to Consulting.

Cheryl Clark Bonner:

  • Ten Tips for Being Proactive and Productive During Your Career Transition.

Dr. Michael Brenner:

  • How to Ace the Interview and Get the Job.

Michael Chiappinelli:

  • Networking for Career Change.

LeTonya Clark:

  • Brand You – Design Your Professional Image.

Warren S. Cook:

  • The Power of Differentiation.

Joyel Crawford:

  • Effective Interviewing Tips and Techniques.

Glenna Crooks – PhD:

  • Don’t Network. Work Your Networks.

Amy Dinning:

  • Emotional Impact of Job Loss and Job Search.

Kim Edgin:

  • Ways to Improve Your Chances of Being Selected for A Job.

 

William “Casey” Fehl:

  • A Salespersons Approach to Job Hunting.

 

Christian Hicks:

  • Reinvent and Redefine Yourself in Your New Journey.

Charlene Holsendorff:

  • Why Personal Brand.
  • Networking: The Good, The Bad, and The Uncomfortable.

Laura Kasper:

  • How to Ace the Interview.

Bill Jensen:

  • Being Future Strong.

Lalena Kennedy:

  • The Digital Job Search.

Kathy Marcino:

  • Maximize Performance. Stop Communicating and Start Connecting.

Anthony McCarley:

Swimming the English Channel – It Isn’t About the Swimming.

Ginny Neumer:

  • Finding Fulfilling Employment after Fifty.

Chris Owens:

  • Thought Leadership for Career Development.

Neil Paur:

  • Understanding Your Options for The Future.

Louise Polis:

  • Future of Resumes.

Ed Samuel:

  • Do’s and Don’ts of Resumes.

Leslie Segarnick:

  • Responses to Interview Questions Designed to Destroy You.

Ken Sher:

  • Overcoming Age Discrimination.

Rick Tashman:

  • Mastering the Art of Networking

Adrean Turner:

  • Brand Power – Influence and Engage for Career Opportunities.

Steven Van Valine:

  • How to leverage Your Values to Get the Job You’ll Love.
  • Savvy Organizations View Their Culture as a Strategic Advantage.

Lynne M. Williams:

  • Beating the Applicant Tracking System.
  • Strategic Research-Based Approaches for LinkedIn.
  • What’s YOUR Shtick? Personal Branding Online and Offline.

David Wragg:

  • Tell Me About Yourself: How Your Stories Support Your Brand.

Charley Timmins:

  • Value Proposition 3.0, a 21st Century Answer to Why You.

Adrean Turner:

  • Brand Power, Influence and Engage for Career Opportunities.

Speakers Who Presented in Connecticut:

Stacey Ross Cohen:

  • Be the Brand to Achieve Career Success.

 

Tina Kadish:

  • How About – Elevate Your Career by Conquering Your Mindset.

 

Tucker Mays:

  • Skills and Talent.

 

Rich Spitz:

  • Target Your Search and Dream Job.

 

Bob Trinka:

  • Saga of a Job Search.

 

Melanie Szlucha:

  • Ending Sweaty Palms and Awkward Answers, a Better Way of Preparing for Job Interviews.

 

May 2020 Virtual Transition Support Meetings

Photo credit to Stuart Miles

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Virtual Networking Meetings 5/17/2020

Still trying to work out the kinks – future email should be coming from transitiongroups@gmail.com

Members of the Tri State Transition Community:

Due to the Corona Virus and the state’s social distancing mandate, all live meetings have been temporarily canceled for the duration of the pandemic. That said, many  groups have ingeniously started holding virtual meetings via: WebEx, Zoom, GoToMeeting, Facebook Live, or other electronic mediums.

Listed below are the virtual meetings that I am aware of. As more become available, I will share this information with you. One of the great things about these virtual meetings is that yesterday some meetings appeared too far away to travel to, but today they are just a click away. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to explore, make new friends, and learn from them.

In addition, some previous live meetings were recorded for future use and these Podcasts can be viewed 24/7, when time allows. Check them out; I am sure you will be pleasantly surprised by the amount of helpful information awaiting you.

Meeting organizers, since all of these virtual meetings are now being telecasted, consider recording them for future use. Especially for members who, for some reason or another, could not attend the live telecast, but would like to view them at a later date. The information presented in these Podcasts is timeless, and should be preserved for future viewing.

On behalf of the transition support community, we are most thankful to all the talented individuals who have so quickly transformed these live presentations into virtual meetings. Without your knowhow and willingness to help, the meetings listed below would not be possible.  Again, thank you very much for your help during this world wide health crisis.

If you are aware of another  group that was receiving the Thomas Donohue Meeting updates, and are no longer receiving them, please be advised that the email from which this email is sent, has changed to transitiongroups@gmail.com. Please add this new email to your  group. 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, it is probably because the new email address has not yet been approved. This means that this email will not be received by that  group, and the  group’s email updates are not getting to me.

I have applied for membership to all of the  groups that received the Networking Meetings email from Thomas Donohue.  I am still waiting for membership approval from many of the  groups. What can you do to help me? If you have any influence over your  groups membership approval process, I would appreciate a prompt acceptance of my request for membership.

Updates will be sent out on Saturday or Sunday, so please email them to transition groups@gmail.com by that time. 

Individuals wishing to receive the Networking Meetings updates should join one of the  groups that receives the Networking Meeting email. Most of these  groups allow free membership. I am listing the  groups’ membership links. You may have to answer some questions to obtain membership.  At this point in time, confirmed recipients of this email are:

rjswt <rjswt@yahoogroups.com>;
WNO@groups.io;
thebreakfastclubnj@yahoogroups.com;
nnj_pit <nnj_pit@yahoogroups.com>;
newjerseynetworkers <newjerseynetworkers@yahoogroups.com>;
hillsdalenetworkinggroup <hillsdalenetworkinggroup@groups.io>;
upcoming_networking_events <upcoming_networking_events@yahoogroups.com>;
Emmaus Work Connectors <henry.will.pmp@gmail.com>;
Careers_in_transition@yahoogroups.com;
careerconnectionsconsortium@yahoogroups.com;
njnc@fsgnj.com
webmaster@jobseekersofmontclair.org
info@jvsnj.org

I am still waiting to hear back from:

careernetworking group <careernetworking group@yahoo groups.com>

psgcnj <psgcnj@yahoo groups.com>

psgmorris <psgmorris@yahoo groups.com>

nj-seng <nj-seng@yahoo groups.com>

psgtechnology <psgtechnology@yahoo groups.com>

MonmouthNetworkingGroupCC <MonmouthNetworkingGroupCC@yahoo groups.com>

hillsdalecareernetworking group <hillsdalecareernetworking group@yahoo groups.com>

smcng <smcng@yahoo groups.com>

stcajetan <stcajetan@stannefairlawnnj.org>

Logistics_Operations_Group <Logistics_Operations_Group@yahoo groups.com>

BergenFENG@yahoo groups.com

employmentadvisory@fapc.org

WhineAndDineHRJobLeads@yahoo groups.com

 

Wishing everyone good health and stay safe,

Tom Donohue

a83td@aol.com

http://www.linkedin.com/in/tcdonohue

Adrienne Roman

transitiongroups@gmail.com (Networking  groups general email)

adrienne@indigotang.com (personal, non-networking  groups)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/adrienneroman/

 

NOTE: If you would like your meeting to be included in our meeting announcement list, and/or you would like your  group to be included on our distribution list – please forward your requests to me at: transition groups@gmail.com. If you are an individual, please join one of the  groups above to receive the Networking Meetings email. We are not distributing to individuals at this point in time.

 Sundays from 9:00 – 9:30 am: George Pace, an IT Technology Leader, in Partnership with TBCNJ, will start holding a weekly FACEBOOK LIVE Webinar every Sunday until this crisis is over. The purpose of this Webinar will be to:

  • 1.   CDC Decision Trees – The CDC just published a series of 1 page guides as to the reopening decisions that need to be considered
  • 2.  Work From Home (WFH) happenings – Numerous new articles on Company and Individual perspectives
  • 3.  Several interesting articles on establishing Contactless Environments (Could be job opportunities here)
  • 4.  Google Meet – the New free Webinar Tool from Google
  • 5.   New upcoming Virtual Conferences (which are Educational AND Free !!) 

To access the webinar go to 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.

Mondays in May, Every Monday in May from 10-11am, The Elder Law Department at Mandelbaum Salsburg will be hosting a Caregivers Peer Support Group Zoom call for all caregivers or those who have lost a loved one. See below for more info and to register. If you’re in touch with Clelia, please tell her I sent you. SG 

Sara Greenhouse

NNJ PIT – Marketing Partner

careerconnectionsconsortium

Monday, May 18th 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Westchester Networking Organization

Loation:  Online – Session:  Marketing You: Promoting Your Brand on LinkedIn

Guest Speaker:  Melissa Capellan

Abstract:   Whether you are a few years into your career, in the middle of it or perhaps trying to reskill or upskill, it is important to be intentional about your online identity. In this session, you will learn how to build and manage your personal brand and strategies to effectively promote your professional image on LinkedIn.

Credentials:   After returning from DePauw University in Indiana on a Posse Scholarship, Melissa landed back in NYC determined to begin a career in the television production and documentary industry. That plan was altered when she was inspired to accept an offer to join the second corps serving in Miami with Teach For America.

Over the years Melissa has had the great honor of working alongside some of our nation’s top leaders in education which for ten years included serving in leadership capacities at The Posse Foundation and KIPP NYC where she refined her ability to community build, manage projects, coach others and facilitate. Since 2016, Melissa has deepened her impact in higher education working with Westchester Community College’s Division of Workforce Development and Community Education to design and facilitate innovative programming for a diverse student population. She also works with city and government agencies such as the City of White Plains, foundations like Newman’s Own, and a variety of non-profits guiding them to develop cutting edge programming in workforce development, alumni engagement, and professional coaching.

Melissa, a product of NYC Public Schools is driven by the teachers who pushed her to reach her full potential. She is currently pursuing a graduate program in Adult Learning and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University. In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and children in their Westchester community.

 Notes:

  • A preliminary attendance sheet will be e-mailed to all registered attendees the weekend prior to the meeting. Please do not share or distribute the list out of respect for the privacy of the other attendees. We hope that the list is helpful both for you and for you to help others.
  • Make your evening a success – come prepared!
  • Please ensure you’re attending from a quiet location.
  • Please keep your microphone muted except when speaking.
  • See other best practices.

Find a variety of job-transition-related information on the WNO site: http://wno.weebly.com/

Tuesday, May 19th, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Navigating Uncertainty: Implications for Business Strategy and Culture Online Class: May 19, 2020; 3:00 PM -4:00 PM EDT Moving an organization from where it is today to where it needs to go is rarely easy. Join us for this webinar with Tammy L. Madsen and Jo-Ellen Pozner from Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business as we discuss typical organizational and strategic constraints in navigating uncertainty and how organizations overcome challenges in executing strategic change. Register Here.

Wednesday, May 20th, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm : Communicating to Thrive, Especially During COVID-19 Online Class: May 20, 2020; 1:00 PM -2:00 PM EDT This webinar will focus on understanding our basic interpersonal needs of inclusion, affection and control, and cover how to effectively communicate our needs to others, as well as understand and accommodate others’ interpersonal needs, and how to best create immediacy and connection over screens in personal and professional contexts. Register Here. 

Thursday, May 21st, from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Emmaus Work Connectors (EWC) is a “Net-Working” Group. We join together to help each other work on our work journey together. 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.

Our next meeting will be the Third Thursday in May: Thursday, May 21, 7 PM. More details and RSVP at this link (so we can send reminders and let you know of any changes)

https://forms.gle/yC5iAnMCHbQjr27Y7

Henry Will IV, PMP

www.linkedin.com/in/henrywill4

Tuesday, May 26th, from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a virtual meeting featuring Loraimy Kendall, Dress for Success

Pre-Recorded Podcasts

The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, located at 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016-4314, offers an extensive series of weekly programs pertaining to job search, training, and career advice. In addition, the library has numerous training classes on Microsoft Office, including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Check it out; you will be glad that you did. Inquiries about programs may be made by calling 917-275-6975, Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm.  Click on their link at: http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=65 for a detailed list of upcoming classes.  In addition to these great in-person classes, the library also recorded some of the presentations and they are available 24/7 on-line at: http://www.nypl.org/node/90324.  Check them out; I am sure you will be pleasantly surprised by the amount of helpful information awaiting you.

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. This is a time saving and cost-effective way of seeing a great presentation, from the comfort and convenience of your home. Isn’t technology great!

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. If you weren’t able to join the live call, we invite you to listen to the replay at: https://careerwakeupcalls.com/replay-2703/

Career Wake Up Call #99A Replay.  We invite you to listen to the replay here: https://CareerWakeUpCalls.com/replay-5671/. The resource guide to accompany the call has been posted here: https://CareerWakeUpCalls.com/COVID-19/

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

Other

The New Start Career Network is working with the NJ Department of Labor to gather information about the questions and concerns you have about job loss,unemployment insurance, sick leave, and benefits or resources that may be available to help at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4MFQSdibVxbF6m3LYardieuCtt2kFoOB_tGfe2hwmyFmRxg/viewform

The New Start Career Network (NSCN) is also providing free access to webinars, podcasts, and other job search resources. To help jobseekers during the coronavirus outbreak, the NSCN resources and services are available to everyone. 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.