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Monday, 6/06, 10 am, Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey hosts, STRENGTHS, POSSIBILITIES & PROACTIVITY: EMPOWERING YOURSELF TO TRANSCEND CHALLENGES. Positive forward thinking is the ability to find the silver lining in every cloud no matter how difficult yesterday or today may be. Each of us possesses personal strengths and wisdom we can draw from to experience our worlds with increased hope, kindness, and gratitude. In this presentation, Dr. Colleen Georges will provide guidance on how to utilize your strengths to overcome challenges, believe in the possibilities of the future and be proactive in achieving your goals. Dr. Georges is a life and career coach, TEDx speaker, founder of RESCRIPT Your Story LLC, and author. She is also a Rutgers University lecturer in counseling and women’s leadership and served as director of the Rutgers University-New Brunswick TRIO Student Support Services McNair Programs. PSGCNJ has established a pre-registration system for Zoom meetings. Please visit https://psgcnj.biz/need-to-know/ and register under where it says Welcome Back.

Monday, June 6, 2022, 12 – 1 PM, New York Public Library presents ‘What’s Your One-Line Story?’. End times are approximate. Events may end early or late. ONLINE – Details will be emailed upon registration Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at SNFL. This event is online only.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

Imagine yourself at an event… How do you introduce yourself? Do you tell others what you do? Perhaps you mention your job title? Maybe you recite some of your accomplishments and experiences?

Yawn…

When it’s all about you, you fail to involve others. And that’s when they check out of the conversation.

More importantly, you’re squandering opportunities to get others to think about what makes you different, or how you add value—leaving no room for potential collaborations, connections, or referrals.

It’s time for a rewrite.

Join Greg Monaco, a seasoned Brand and Story Coach, and discover:

  • How to control the script so others aren’t writing your story
  • Why truth is the essential building block of your story
  • Why your past stories help you glimpse your future
  • The secret to writing your personal story in one, simple, clear sentence
  • How to attract, compel, and sell with more power and confidence
  • How to create lightning-fast connections

Come to this session, craft your one-line story, and you’ll have the most powerful opening line for your life and business!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2022, 10:00AM-11:30AM, FREE CAREER WEBINAR, Monmouth County Workforce Development, 360 Branding: A Fresh Look at the Business of YOU! By Lisa Panarello, Careers Advance  Founder & CEO Please reserve your seat by going to:

https://bit.ly/3wiFJMr and registering for this workshop. YOU MUST Complete the

registration to receive an email with the ZOOM link to join. 

Do not delay! Seats are limited! 

Please SAVE the link sent to you, as this is the ONLY time you will

receive it-there are NO REMINDERS before the event. PLEASE Only 1 reservation per email address is allowed. If others are

interested in attending, they MUST have their own email address.

 

Thursday, June 9th, 2022, 10:00 to 11:30 am, Virtual JVS-Job Seekers Workshop, HOW TO LEAD A COMPELLING INTERVIEW by GUEST SPEAKER Rachel Serwetz,.

Have you been interviewing but not landing offers? 

Have you wondered how to assess if the role and company

is the right fit for you?

In this program we will discuss:

 

  • How to prepare and practice effectively for interviews
  • Best practices and guidance for interview strategy
  • Interviewing the company comprehensively to ensure career fit
  • How to follow up after an interview
  • Assessing offers – saying yes or no

We will be asking for VOLUNTEERS to conduct short mock interview demonstrations during the program!!

 

This will be a great opportunity to get feedback from an expert.

TO REGISTER TO ATTEND, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

 

Thursday, 9 June 2022 at 6:00 PM US Eastern. Join us for the next [Virtual] networking meeting of the

Career Professional Executives Networking Group (CPENG)

Pennsauken NJ Chapter

NOTE: There is a Registration Limit of 12. Wait List registration is available.

You MUST REGISTER NO LATER than NOON (12:00 PM) ONE DAY BEFORE the meeting (Wednesday).

Please invite peers to CPENG meetings – guests are welcome.

Zoom Link*: Will be sent to registrants the night before, or morning of, the meeting.

Steps to register for the VIRTUAL Meeting – CPENG Pennsauken Chapter

  • Open the CPENG web site – http://www.cpengroup.org/
  • Go to the CPENG Calendar page
  • Locate the CPENG Pennsauken NJ Chapter Meeting on 9 June 2022
  • Click the link
  • Follow the instructions to register

Our objective is to give each member an opportunity to continually hone their networking skills, meet their peers from various disciplines, share job leads and develop networking opportunities.

 

June 9, 2022 at 6: 30pm.NJSENG. Our speaker for the meeting will be Bruce Segall. Bruce will discuss “Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Business and Personal Brand in 2022 and Beyond”. Our meeting will be held virtually on the Zoom platform. 

To reserve a seat, please send an email to MartyLatman@gmail.com with the Subject line “Reserve my Seat for 6-9-22 Meeting.

If you are a  

o   Professional business people who are in transition

o   Solopreneurs

o   People who work for larger companies and want to keep their personal brands active

You should attend this meeting.

 

Fri. Jun 10, 2022 9:45am – 12pm PSG Mercer County presents Chrystal McArthur – Resume Writing

 

When Fri Jun 10, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

Saturday June 11th, at 8:00 AM, The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: “The Passion Factor: Stand Out and Get Noticed the Right Way” by Jennifer L. Smith, Please share this with other groups you may be in.  Join us on Meetup.com at: http://www.meetup.com/The-Breakfast-Club-NJ/ to RSVP for the meeting. What would happen if every person was passionate about what they do as a profession? Research by Dr. Robert Vallerand indicates that approximately 84% of people have a passion for at least one activity. When a leader has this level of excitement for what they do, they exude confidence which gives them an advantage. Want to have greater influence or executive presence? The Passion Factor plays a key role. By the end of this informative session, you will learn how being passionate plays a crucial role in helping you stand out and get noticed…the RIGHT way to achieve success in interviews, conversations, and overall life!

Monday, 6/13, 10 am, Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey hosts, THE VALUE PROPOSITION. Join Career Coach Madeline Elmgren as she explains how developing a communication strategy is a key part in your job search. Your value proposition is an important part in this strategy as your “elevator pitch” and LinkedIn profile will come from it. Learn what key pieces of information you need to craft a value proposition that will convey your value to potential employers and position you above your competition. Madeline has 20 years of experience in the corporate IT world. After a successful corporate career, she decided to focus all of her efforts on her passion to help others and started a career coaching practice. PSGCNJ has established a pre-registration system for Zoom meetings. Please visit https://psgcnj.biz/need-to-know/ and register under where it says Welcome Back. Be sure to stay on the Zoom call for our “Ask Maya” segment with Maya Ollson, a career consultant, founder of Kokopella High Touch Outplacement and a frequent speaker for PSGCNJ. She will facilitate a 30-minute session to answer your job search questions from noon-12:30 pm. ‘Ask Maya’ is held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month after our regular speaker presentation.

 

Tuesday 6/14, 10 am, the incomparable Tony Calabrese, longtime Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) group facilitator, Career Coach, and Founder of Absolute Transitions, LLC, will present: “So, Tell Me About Yourself…” Please visit: bit.ly/abouttell to register. 

 

Fri Jun 17, 2022 9:45am – 12pm, PSG Mercer County presents Job Seekers Panel

Join our panel discussion with your peers… Job seekers like you with varying levels of education and from a variety of professional backgrounds & roles.

Our panelist will answer your questions and participate in a discussion touching on many job-hunting topics such as job search challenges, networking strategies, and interview preparation, experiences, and results.

Learn from other job seekers and tap into your own expertise in this engaging panel discussion..

When Fri Jun 17, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

Monday, 6/20, 10 am, Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey hosts, GETTING OFF ON THE RIGHT FOOT WHEN YOU LAND. Once you have worked your way through the frustrations of a job search and have landed your new role, what do you do to make sure you get off to a great start? You will not be returning to the same workplace you left nor the one you were groomed or when you started your career. Join Pat Romboletti to learn exactly how to successful assimilate into your new role and how to begin Bulletproofing Your Career for life. Pat is an author, speaker, career coach and founder of the 4-phase Bulletproof Your Career Methodology, a coaching system for senior executive leaders. PSGCNJ has established a pre-registration system for Zoom meetings. Please visit https://psgcnj.biz/need-to-know/ and register under where it says Welcome Back. Join PSGCNJ every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month for our new “Ask Maya” segment featuring Maya Ollson, career consultant, founder of Kokopella High Touch Outplacement and a frequent speaker for PSGCNJ, as she facilitates a 30-minute session prior to the start of our regular Monday meeting to answer your job search questions. Come join us from noon-12:30 pm and bring your questions to ‘Ask Maya’ .

 

Monday, June 20, 2022 5:45 PM, Westchester Networking Organization June 2022 Meeting Franchising:  An Option to Consider.  While most of us know about franchising, very few actually really know it. What’s the difference between opening your own business and staring a franchise? And is it an alternative to continually looking for a job?

Franchising is not for everybody, but it is something that everybody in transition should think about. We will focus on finding the right fit, the risks involved in starting your own business, how much money you need to invest and where you will get the money.

Get more details, and register, at wno20220620.eventbrite.com

 

TUESDAY, June 21, 2022, 10:00AM-11:30AM, Monmouth County Workforce Development free job seeker workshop, Taking Ownership of Your Expenses

By Marci Grossman Please reserve your seat by going to: https://bit.ly/3s9HPf9 and registering for this workshop. YOU MUST Complete the registration to receive an email with the ZOOM link to join. 

Do not delay! Seats are limited 

Please SAVE the link sent to you, as this is the ONLY time you will receive it-there are NO REMINDERS before the event. 

PLEASE Only 1 reservation per email address is allowed. If others are interested in attending, they MUST have their own email address.

 As a job seeker, is it even possible to IMPROVE your Budgeting Skills right now? Marci can show you how with these easy, simple, and plain language steps! 

 

June 21 – 1:00pm – 4:00 pm Free Zoom Webinar – 

In this exclusive LinkedIn Virtual Summit, 3 world-class speakers will be sharing their winning strategies to success on LinkedIn as part of our monthly series. From innovative tactics to step-by-step guides, this virtual summit is designed to teach you how to get game-changing results. Plus, you won’t want to miss the easy-to-use formulas that will help you Make LinkedIn a lead-generating machine.How To Maximize LinkedIn Summit will teach you how to:

  • Make new connections with talented entrepreneurs, professionals, and executives
  • Leverage LinkedIn to increase sales and book more meetings
  • Connect with new customers in a way that feels organic and non-salesy
  • Build your status and become an authority in your industry

We’ve handpicked the very best LinkedIn experts who are going to be sharing what’s working for them in their careers—and what will work for you in yours.How To Maximize LinkedIn Virtual Summits are free to watch from anywhere.

Agenda

1-2 PM EDT- Is LinkedIn the right platform for your business and target audience? with Alia Khatib

2-3 PM EDT – Create A Killer LinkedIn Profile with Ellen Stebbins

3-4 PM EDT – The Power Of LinkedIn: How To Create, Influence and Drive Opportunities with Joshua Lee

*For More Information and To Register*:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-maximize-linkedin-virtual-summit-tickets-349649931357?aff=email

 

Friday, June 24, 2022  9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT, Marty Gilbert ONLINE For “How To Beat Age Discrimination During YOUR Job Search, Details ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE / ONLINE WEBINAR ONLY:

Once You Have Clicked On the “Attend Online” Button you have been registered to attend the meeting & you will automatically receive both a Confirmation Email From Meetup & the Meeting Login Information For That Particular Meeting!!

When registering you must provide (FOR SECURITY REASONS) your EMAIL ADDRESS to George Schonewolf, Founder/Facilitator in order to receive meeting Log-in Information for the Meeting!

For job seekers over the age of 45, there can be ageism challenges that may be presenting obstacles to getting the interviews or job offers you think you deserve. Some firms might refer to you as being “over qualified” while others think you won’t be challenged enough.

But regardless of what it’s called, age discrimination does happen in the hiring process and it’s not unusual for you to be competing against individuals who may be 10 to 20 years younger than you.

There are, however, specific actions you can take to lessen your chances of being a victim of these harmful behaviors.

During this webinar presentation, Marty Gilbert (NSENG Founder/CEO), will share more than 20 recommendations that have worked for him and hundreds of job seekers that he’s coached.

And all of his suggestions can be implemented immediately so that you can reverse a trend that may be holding you back.

Here are a few of the topics that Marty will discuss:

  • Misconceptions about older job seekers and how to overcome them
  • Advantages that an older job seeker has over a younger one
  • What you can do to improve your mindset
  • Preparation for interviews that can have a positive impact
  • How to position yourself as the “least risky” hire
  • How to turn your experience into your greatest asset

REGISTER: https://www.meetup.com/Career-Networking-Group-in-Montgomery-County-Meetup/events/clblhsydccblc/

QUESTIONS: Call George at (215) 264-9153

 

Fri Jun 24, 2022 9:45am – 12pm, PSG Mercer County presents John Hadley – Using Stories To Get Hired

The most important thing you bring to the table in any interview is not your resume, your credentials, or your checklist of qualifications, but rather your case studies. 

I hire for one reason and one reason only – because I believe you are going to produce the results relevant to me.  You can tell me you will, you can draw up a proposed work plan with facts and figures, but what is going to sell me the most effectively is the demonstration of relevant results you have produced in the past.  And the more such case studies you can draw upon, the more believable you become.  But that only works if your stories are told the right way and include certain key elements!

  • Can you give a “2 Minute Pitch” that’s compelling and leaves your interviewer anxious to hear more? 
  • Do you have concise, engaging results-oriented stories that you use to back up every single point you make during an interview?

Join us as Career Search Counselor John Hadley shows how to tell your HERO story in a manner that’s interesting, that flows and shows the progression in your career, and that leaves the listener with a number of promising places to ask follow up questions.  He will then share and demonstrate the To Care template he teaches his one-on-one clients to help them turn interviews into offers.

John Hadley is the principal at John Hadley Associates (www.JHACareers.com).  He teaches job seekers strategies and skills to tap into the ‘hidden’ job market and land the job and pay they deserve.  He also works with professionals struggling to achieve the visibility that leads to great new opportunities at work.  His Career Tips newsletter brings expert advice on marketing yourself to over 9,000 subscribers; find out more at www.JHACareers.com/Newsletter.htm.

 

When Fri Jun 24, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

 

Monday, 6/27, 10 am, Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey hosts,

COLD CALLING AND YOUR JOB SEARCH. Join us as Ed Samuel leads our

workshop on transitioning back into the job market. There are many myths about cold

calling. Ed will share the dos and don’ts of making cold calls and how you can

incorporate them into your job search strategy. He will share real-life success stories by

people who made the call that made all the difference in their careers. He has made

5,000+ cold calls himself and knows this territory all too well. Ed is a senior executive

career and transformation/life coach, author, certified career assessment and DiSC

(Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Conscientiousness) personality team leader.

PSGCNJ has established a pre-registration system for Zoom meetings. Please visit

https://psgcnj.biz/need-to-know/ and register under where it says Welcome Back.

Following Ed Samuel’s presentation, Maya Ollson, career consultant, founder of

Kokopella High Touch Outplacement and a frequent speaker for PSGCNJ, will facilitate

a 30-minute Q&A session to answer your job search questions from noon-12:30 pm in our new ‘ Ask Maya’ segment. ‘Ask Maya’ is held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month following our regular speaker presentation.

 

 Pre-Recorded Podcasts

In this article, IDC’s Wayne Kurtzman shares survey results on how to increase engagement in virtual meetings .https://blogs.idc.com/2020/07/06/what-virtual-conferences-still-miss/

 This video podcast explores the preferences, experiences, attitudes and behaviors of organizers and attendees of virtual events that have been held in the wake of COVID-19. It also delves into the priorities that organizers, sponsors, and vendors should address to ensure a positive experience for event attendees and how to capitalize of virtual event opportunities.https://info.idc.com/Virtual_Events_Podcast.html

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.

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. 

 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

 

General Resources

The Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group (PAGCG), with the Business Executives Networking Group (BENG) and Nonprofit Career Network (NCN) provides career education, resources, support services, & networking connections for those in transition, the self-employed, employed, & the organizations that employ them. We are all-inclusive, diverse, and equitable. BENG is for mid to senior level whether in transition, employed, or self-employed. 

For more information go to https://greatcareersphl.org/

The latest event list can be found here: http://bit.ly/CareerEdEvents

 CareerUSA.org

The mission of CareerUSA.org is to provide ONE website where anyone who is unemployed or under-employed, can find everything they need to help with his or her career search that will result in employment.

Any formed group that assists members in educating, coaching, career testing, job lead, networking connections, mentoring, counseling, or support, while providing a safe place for the job seeker, is welcome to be listed on the or CareerUSA.org website.  For more information and a schedule of events go to 

https://www.careerusa.org/  

 

Become a New Start Career Network Member!

New Start Career Network (NSCN) provides free assistance to NJ residents over age 45 who have been out of work for at least 6 months. Membership includes:

  1. Information and advice about the labor market and job search strategies, including over 100 webinars on all aspects of the search.
  2. Free access to premium job search services such as Jobscan, Vault, and Big Interview.
  3. One-on-one and group virtual coaching provided by trained volunteer coaches.
  4. Resume & LinkedIn profile reviews and practice interviewing with coaches.
  5. Referrals to a broad range of services through NSCN’s partners, including education, training, mental health support, and financial advising.

To become a member, please visit www.newstartcareernetwork.org. For more information, please email nscn@rutgers.edu.

 

Networking Central’s list of Events – Link is https://www.mynetworkingcentral.com/calendar/

 

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.

 

The Ramsey Job Search Work Team meets every Monday morning. Networking starts from 9 to 9:30am and the meeting starts at 9:30 to 10:30 while virtual.  Members are expected to hold each other accountable at weekly (virtual) meetings for conducting a job search in earnest. Historically, the team has enjoyed a very high rate of “landings” by those conducting an active and vigorous job search.

Based on the Lee-Hecht-Harrison model, it’s more of a project management team made up of people committed to helping each other in the job search. By attending regularly and staying focused on key tasks, meetings serve as an advisory panel that knows you and your search and can offer answers to the questions that come up in job hunting.

Help others to help you (especially for the first few meetings) by having a prepared “elevator pitch” to introduce yourself. Jobs open up because there’s a problem to solve or a need to fill.

Please contact Beth Berkenfeld at bberk2@optonline.net or 201-797-4342 if interested in joining the group.

The WNO (Westchester Networking Organization) meets the third Monday of each month.  During the COVID pandemic, we are meeting via Zoom at 5:45 p.m. The WNO is a community that is supportive and welcoming to those who are in transition and that fosters career fulfillment for all professionals, including those fully employed. We provide an opportunity to network across industries, fields and organizations.  Our monthly meetings include networking time as well as a presentation on a topic relevant to job search and career development. The contact e-mail ID for the WNO, wno1635@gmail.com.

Mondays, Join Ken Lang, starting on 9/13 at 1:30 pm, weekly LinkedIn and networking Zoom event through the NJ Career Network Job Seeker Community.  Find out more info here – https://nj-career-network-jobseeker-community.mn.co/online-members.

Morris County Executives in Transition meets the 3rd Monday of the month from 10-12 noon through the Zoom link below. The group is a great opportunity to network for new contacts and job search ideas.  Please feel free to share this with other job seekers you feel can use our assistance.The format is the same as always, everyone gets equal time to present their introduction and job search successes and challenges, then ask the group for assistance with the challenges. All are welcome.

Join Zoom Meeting (we use the same Zoom info each meeting)

https://ups.zoom.us/j/91254516371?pwd=VkpzMEhTNStPS1RKLy9mMmNTZVZaZz09

Meeting ID: 912 5451 6371

Password: mceit

 

+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) 

Starting February 28 and repeating every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, Maya Ollson, career consultant, founder of Kokopella High Touch Outplacement and a frequent speaker for PSGCNJ, will facilitate a 30-minute Q&A session prior to the start of our regular Monday meeting to answer your job search questions. Come join us from 10-10:30 am and bring your questions to “Ask Maya.”Our formal meeting and guest speaker will begin at 10:30 AM, following the “Ask Maya” session. For those new to PSGCNJ, we offer an orientation from 9:30 to 9:55 am about how the organization can help you with your job search. Please use link https://lnkd.in/eG3x4HY

 

Mondays at 4:30 – Win Sheffield offers 1 hour workshops each Monday at 4:30, open to all covering use of stories in pitches, interviews and resumes.  On the first Monday of the month they are free (other weeks $20). For details and to register: https://www.winsheffield.com/events/weekly-stories-workshop-conveying-your-value-20/  

Take a page from Hollywood’s playbook and communicate your value effectively using stories.  We are hardwired for stories and can learn to use them to get results for our careers quickly.

Welcome to the Milford JETS networking group that meets every Monday at 6:30p.m.  (except holidays to be announced).  Co leaders Craig Cunningham, HR Leader and Diana Champagne, Total Rewards leader are cc’d.  

STEP 1 ~ ZOOM DETAILS 

The Zoom details for the meetings are below.  Please save these details to your calendar – I do not change the link.https://us02web.zoom.us/j/98862890863?pwd=VDUxUUNjVWwrbjM4aHZQbDZNOUVrZz09

Meeting ID: 988 6289 0863

Passcode: 755309

One tap mobile

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Starting 1/11/2022 – Alternating Tuesdays, Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) is hosting free Zoom meetings led by longtime group facilitator and Career Coach, Tony Calabrese, of Absolute Transitions, LLC. Sessions are held every other Tuesday from 10am-12pm. Q & A will follow. Be sure to check our webpage for the most up-to-date info, including: dates, topics, presenters, and webinar descriptions, at: bit.ly/PT2022sched and be sure to join our email list: NNJPIT2020+subscribe@groups.io. Login info will be emailed the day prior to each webinar. Registration closes at 8am the morning of each webinar. If you or someone you know is a thought-leader who’d like to share your time and insights at an upcoming session, or if you have any questions, please email Tony at: tony@absolutetransitions.com.

Every Tuesday 1-2:00pm, Join Ken Lang for his weekly LinkedIn Live! event. Register here at https://www.meetup.com/Weekly-LinkedIn-Lunch-and-Learn/ or you can watch the broadcast live from Ken’s LinkedIn profile – https://www.linkedin.com/in/langk     and you can watch the rebroadcasts by subscribing to his You Tube channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfLKLlFMjh8d1swDVi2rNkQ

 

Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 7:45pm Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA (www.nhnusa.org), founded on January 27, 2011, is supported by an award winning web portal site, LinkedIn group, facebook group and a large network of members and volunteer leaders built over the past 11 years. Resources, virtual weekly meetings and guest presentations are offered over the internet and video conferencing platforms to help our members with their careers.  The group’s culture is based on a pay it forward model with a focus on networking and support. The meetings are designed to help anyone in career advancement and career transition by offering advice in job search strategies, techniques, tools, support, motivation, leadership and networking opportunities.  Google Meet based sessions are held every Tuesday between 7:00pm to 7:45pm.  Registration is required through NhN’s website.

 

Join William Paterson University Alumni Association virtually on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom for an informative and strategic approach to landing the job you want.  We are pleased to launch a series of career workshops to help support you in your career search. Whether you’re in a current job search, considering a career transition or looking to take your career to the next level, these sessions are for you! Over the next 5 months, you’ll have an opportunity to learn the key elements of a job search strategy and a step-by-step approach to landing the job you want. We’ll take the guesswork out of the job search, so you will always know what to do next. 

 Every Wednesday at 9:30, psgmc (Professional Services Group Morris County) presents a virtual meeting.  They provide relevant speakers to help with your job search, as well as provide a forum to networks. If you would like to attend our meetings please email Dale at dfavia@optonline.net for Zoom Meeting ID and Password.

Every other Wednesday from roduce tools and techniques from wisdom teachers that will provide job seekers with alternative 6:00-7:30pm The NSCN 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 intays 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. These sessions are only open to members of NSCN.

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

 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.

The Professional Service Group (PSG) of Mercer County is a community program providing enrichment seminars for professionals in transition who are seeking new employment opportunities or exploring new career paths. PSG of Mercer County meets each Friday morning at 10:00am. Meetings are always free, open to all, and do NOT require you to register in advance. Please check the PSG of Mercer County website 

Event Calendar for upcoming programs: https://www.psgofmercercounty.org/p/event-calendar.html.

1st and 3rd Saturday of the month Careers in Transition (CIT, read about us at https://www.christchurchshorthills.org/parish-life/church-fellowship/careers-in-transition1/ )  meets virtually on ZOOM.  Virtual business cards are shared using ZOOM chat.

To have your resume reviewed, please send it in a doc or docx format to Carol McCullagh (mccullaghcarol@yahoo.com) AND Glenn Resnicoff (gresnicoff@gmail.com) by 4pm the Friday before the meeting.

REGISTRATION USING THE CIT GOOGLE FORM IS REQUIRED by 4PM Friday before the meeting using https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdixw9sWuOVUkACon_LioMt3xdw79v9 4u-fmjYRmrD-Hx9H1Q/viewform Google will acknowledge your form submission.  CIT will send you the Zoom link on Friday night. Please check your spamfolder.  

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.

 

Virtual Networking starting Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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Wed June 1st, 6:30-8:00pm CT: NSENG presents Speaker: Marty Gilbert. $20.00. “Building a Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)It’s a fact that 70% of all resumes that are submitted to a job online are incapable of being read by the Applicant Tracking System (ATS). And the job seeker is never notified of this. As a result, many great candidates never get seen. During this webinar, I will walk through the building of an ATS resume and what you should and shouldn’t do when creating it. Here are a few of the topics that I’ll be covering:

— Getting a standard resume baseline & why the ATS exists

— The differences between a standard resume and an ATS version

— How an ATS resume should be ordered

— 20 specific guidelines you need to consider when building your ATS resume

— The importance of keyword matching & how to improve your chances of getting an interview

 

Wed Jun 1, 2022 7:15pm – 8:45pm Eastern Time – New York, See Yourself in Your Next Job – Joey Himelfarb

Job Seekers of Montclair is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

The only difference between you and the professional athletes you watch on TV is that they’ve practically perfected visualization. These athletes see themselves hitting the game-winning single, sinking the 3-point outside jumper to send the game into overtime, driving the golf ball straight down the fairway to set up an easy 2nd shot to the green, serving an ace over the net and past a stunned opponent. I believe you can, and should, see yourself achieving your dreams. You can accurately assess your skills, abilities, and talents. You can see yourself getting that big account, finishing that novel you’ve been wanting to write, finding joy with your partner, or landing that next job. Join us for a thought provoking, highly interactive, and entertaining program that will clarify visualization for you. You will:

  • Learn what visualization is and how it works. (Hint: it borders on magic.)
  • Be introduced to several tools and techniques you can use immediately. (So you can “see” your future.)
  • Practice using these tools so you can improve your ability to create the future you “see”. (I trust you’ll find it pleasant to look at.)

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 Thu Jun 2, 2022 6:30pm – 8:45pmSt. Patrick’s EARN Meeting. 

Eastern Time – New York
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Friday, June 3, 2022  9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Join Us ONLINE for “Selling YOURSELF – The Best Approach to the Job Interview”

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE / ONLINE WEBINAR ONLY:

Once You Have Clicked On the “Attend Online” Button you have been registered to attend the meeting & you will automatically receive both a Confirmation Email From Meetup & the Meeting Login Information For That Particular Meeting!!

When registering you must provide (FOR SECURITY REASONS) your EMAIL ADDRESS to George Schonewolf, Founder/Facilitator in order to receive meeting Log-in Information for the Meeting!.

Why is an interview similar to the sale of a product or service?

It’s human capital that is being sold, but the process is no different.

What are the right questions to ask and the right statements to make to put yourself in the best possible position to approach the next stop in your career. If you are not involved in an interview, the same holds true for negotiation.

It’s not about what you want, it’s about whether or not you can identify HOW TO GET THERE.

Attend this powerful presentation and you will learn:

· Getting Uncomfortable

· How to Become Unemotional and Why It Is So Important

· Questions to Ask

· Negotiation? I thought I was Interviewing

· The Process That Results in the Job –

About The Presenter – Tony Kanak has been working with Sales Evolution as a student and coach for over 15 years. His Prior Sales Career includes working for Compu-Tutor, a Platinum level ACT! CRM reseller and Sales Evolution partner, where he became a Guess Free Selling Master.

Now he provides expert level coaching to Business Owners and Sales Professionals that  organization.

About The Group: The goal of the Career Networking Group in Montgomery County is to provide a supportive environment where members can obtain ideas, direction, and support and learn skills to improve their job search and career. Come and network with other individuals who are likewise in transition to share best practices about job hunting.

LOCATION: ONLINE /VIRTUAL WEBINAR

FACILLITATOR: George E. Schonewolf, Founder / Organizer / Speaker / Event Host / Career Coach

INVESTMENT: FREE to all in transition/ unemployed. REGISTER: https://www.meetup.com/Career-Networking-Group-in-Montgomery-County-Meetup/events/wlfzlrybchbcb/ QUESTIONS: Call George at (215) 264-9153 or e-mail george@careerdirectionspa.com

 

Fri Jun 3, 2022 9:45am – 12pm, PSG Mercer County presents Ed Samuel – Tougher Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

When Fri Jun 3, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2022, 10:00AM-11:30AM, FREE CAREER WEBINAR, 

360 Branding: A Fresh Look at the Business of YOU! By Lisa Panarello, Careers Advance  Founder & CEO Please reserve your seat by going to:

https://bit.ly/3wiFJMr and registering for this workshop. YOU MUST Complete the

registration to receive an email with the ZOOM link to join. 

Do not delay! Seats are limited! 

Please SAVE the link sent to you, as this is the ONLY time you will

receive it-there are NO REMINDERS before the event. PLEASE Only 1 reservation per email address is allowed. If others are

interested in attending, they MUST have their own email address.

 

June 9, 2022 at 6:30pm.NJSENG. Our speaker  for the meeting will be Bruce Segall. Bruce will discuss “Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Business and Personal Brand in 2022 and Beyond”. Our meeting will be held virtually on the Zoom platform. 

To reserve a seat, please send an email to MartyLatman@gmail.com with the Subject line “Reserve my Seat for 6-9-22 Meeting.

If you are a  

o   Professional business people who are in transition

o   Solopreneurs

o   People who work for larger companies and want to keep their personal brands active

You should attend this meeting.

 

Fri. Jun 10, 2022 9:45am – 12pm PSG Mercer County presents Chrystal McArthur – Resume Writing

 

When Fri Jun 10, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

 

Fri Jun 17, 2022 9:45am – 12pm, PSG Mercer County presents Job Seekers Panel

Join our panel discussion with your peers… Job seekers like you with varying levels of education and from a variety of professional backgrounds & roles.

Our panelist will answer your questions and participate in a discussion touching on many job-hunting topics such as job search challenges, networking strategies, and interview preparation, experiences, and results.

Learn from other job seekers and tap into your own expertise in this engaging panel discussion..

When Fri Jun 17, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

Monday, June 20, 2022 5:45 PM, Westchester Networking Organization June 2022 Meeting Franchising:  An Option to Consider.  While most of us know about franchising, very few actually really know it. What’s the difference between opening your own business and staring a franchise? And is it an alternative to continually looking for a job?

Franchising is not for everybody, but it is something that everybody in transition should think about. We will focus on finding the right fit, the risks involved in starting your own business, how much money you need to invest and where you will get the money.

Get more details, and register, at wno20220620.eventbrite.com

 

Fri Jun 24, 2022 9:45am – 12pm, PSG Mercer County presents John Hadley – Using Stories To Get Hired

The most important thing you bring to the table in any interview is not your resume, your credentials, or your checklist of qualifications, but rather your case studies. 

I hire for one reason and one reason only – because I believe you are going to produce the results relevant to me.  You can tell me you will, you can draw up a proposed work plan with facts and figures, but what is going to sell me the most effectively is the demonstration of relevant results you have produced in the past.  And the more such case studies you can draw upon, the more believable you become.  But that only works if your stories are told the right way and include certain key elements!

  • Can you give a “2 Minute Pitch” that’s compelling and leaves your interviewer anxious to hear more? 
  • Do you have concise, engaging results-oriented stories that you use to back up every single point you make during an interview?

Join us as Career Search Counselor John Hadley shows how to tell your HERO story in a manner that’s interesting, that flows and shows the progression in your career, and that leaves the listener with a number of promising places to ask follow up questions.  He will then share and demonstrate the To Caretemplate he teaches his one-on-one clients to help them turn interviews into offers.

John Hadley is the principal at John Hadley Associates (www.JHACareers.com).  He teaches job seekers  strategies and skills to tap into the ‘hidden’ job market and land the job and pay they deserve.  He also works with professionals struggling to achieve the visibility that leads to great new opportunities at work.  His Career Tips newsletter brings expert advice on marketing yourself to over 9,000 subscribers; find out more at www.JHACareers.com/Newsletter.htm.

 

When Fri Jun 24, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

 

 Pre-Recorded Podcasts

In this article, IDC’s Wayne Kurtzman shares survey results on how to increase engagement in virtual meetings .https://blogs.idc.com/2020/07/06/what-virtual-conferences-still-miss/

 This video podcast explores the preferences, experiences, attitudes and behaviors of organizers and attendees of virtual events that have been held in the wake of COVID-19. It also delves into the priorities that organizers, sponsors, and vendors should address to ensure a positive experience for event attendees and how to capitalize of virtual event opportunities.https://info.idc.com/Virtual_Events_Podcast.html

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.

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. 

 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

 

General Resources

The Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group (PAGCG), with the Business Executives Networking Group (BENG) and Nonprofit Career Network (NCN) provides career education, resources, support services, & networking connections for those in transition, the self-employed, employed, & the organizations that employ them. We are all-inclusive, diverse, and equitable. BENG is for mid to senior level whether in transition, employed, or self-employed. 

For more information go to https://greatcareersphl.org/

The latest event list can be found here: http://bit.ly/CareerEdEvents

 CareerUSA.org

The mission of CareerUSA.org is to provide ONE website where anyone who is unemployed or under-employed, can find everything they need to help with his or her career search that will result in employment.

Any formed group that assists members in educating, coaching, career testing, job lead, networking connections, mentoring, counseling, or support, while providing a safe place for the job seeker, is welcome to be listed on the or CareerUSA.org website.  For more information and a schedule of events go to 

https://www.careerusa.org/  

 

Become a New Start Career Network Member!

New Start Career Network (NSCN) provides free assistance to NJ residents over age 45 who have been out of work for at least 6 months. Membership includes:

  1. Information and advice about the labor market and job search strategies, including over 100 webinars on all aspects of the search.
  2. Free access to premium job search services such as Jobscan, Vault, and Big Interview.
  3. One-on-one and group virtual coaching provided by trained volunteer coaches.
  4. Resume & LinkedIn profile reviews and practice interviewing with coaches.
  5. Referrals to a broad range of services through NSCN’s partners, including education, training, mental health support, and financial advising.

To become a member, please visit www.newstartcareernetwork.org. For more information, please email nscn@rutgers.edu.

 

Networking Central’s list of Events – Link is https://www.mynetworkingcentral.com/calendar/

 

 

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.

 

The Ramsey Job Search Work Team meets every Monday morning. Networking starts from 9 to 9:30am and the meeting starts at 9:30 to 10:30 while virtual.  Members are expected to hold each other accountable at weekly (virtual) meetings for conducting a job search in earnest. Historically, the team has enjoyed a very high rate of “landings” by those conducting an active and vigorous job search.

Based on the Lee-Hecht-Harrison model, it’s more of a project management team made up of people committed to helping each other in the job search. By attending regularly and staying focused on key tasks, meetings serve as an advisory panel that knows you and your search and can offer answers to the questions that come up in job hunting.

Help others to help you (especially for the first few meetings) by having a prepared “elevator pitch” to introduce yourself. Jobs open up because there’s a problem to solve or a need to fill.

Please contact Beth Berkenfeld at bberk2@optonline.net or 201-797-4342 if interested in joining the group.

The WNO (Westchester Networking Organization) meets the third Monday of each month.  During the COVID pandemic, we are meeting via Zoom at 5:45 p.m. The WNO is a community that is supportive and welcoming to those who are in transition and that fosters career fulfillment for all professionals, including those fully employed. We provide an opportunity to network across industries, fields and organizations.  Our monthly meetings include networking time as well as a presentation on a topic relevant to job search and career development. The contact e-mail ID for the WNO, wno1635@gmail.com.

Mondays, Join Ken Lang, starting on 9/13 at 1:30 pm, weekly LinkedIn and networking Zoom event through the NJ Career Network Job Seeker Community.  Find out more info here – https://nj-career-network-jobseeker-community.mn.co/online-members.

Morris County Executives in Transition meets the 3rd Monday of the month from 10-12 noon through the Zoom link below. The group is a great opportunity to network for new contacts and job search ideas.  Please feel free to share this with other job seekers you feel can use our assistance.The format is the same as always, everyone gets equal time to present their introduction and job search successes and challenges, then ask the group for assistance with the challenges. All are welcome.

Join Zoom Meeting (we use the same Zoom info each meeting)

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Meeting ID: 912 5451 6371

Password: mceit

 

+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) 

Starting February 28 and repeating every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, Maya Ollson, career consultant, founder of Kokopella High Touch Outplacement and a frequent speaker for PSGCNJ, will facilitate a 30-minute Q&A session prior to the start of our regular Monday meeting to answer your job search questions. Come join us from 10-10:30 am and bring your questions to “Ask Maya.”Our formal meeting and guest speaker will begin at 10:30 AM, following the “Ask Maya” session. For those new to PSGCNJ, we offer an orientation from 9:30 to 9:55 am about how the organization can help you with your job search. Please use link https://lnkd.in/eG3x4HY

 

Mondays at 4:30 – Win Sheffield offers 1 hour workshops each Monday at 4:30, open to all covering use of stories in pitches, interviews and resumes.  On the first Monday of the month they are free (other weeks $20). For details and to register: https://www.winsheffield.com/events/weekly-stories-workshop-conveying-your-value-20/  

Take a page from Hollywood’s playbook and communicate your value effectively using stories.  We are hardwired for stories and can learn to use them to get results for our careers quickly.

Welcome to the Milford JETS networking group that meets every Monday at 6:30p.m.  (except holidays to be announced).  Co leaders Craig Cunningham, HR Leader and Diana Champagne, Total Rewards leader are cc’d.  

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Starting 1/11/2022 – Alternating Tuesdays, Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) is hosting free Zoom meetings led by longtime group facilitator and Career Coach, Tony Calabrese, of Absolute Transitions, LLC. Sessions are held every other Tuesday from 10am-12pm. Q & A will follow. Be sure to check our webpage for the most up-to-date info, including: dates, topics, presenters, and webinar descriptions, at: bit.ly/PT2022sched and be sure to join our email list: NNJPIT2020+subscribe@groups.io. Login info will be emailed the day prior to each webinar. Registration closes at 8am the morning of each webinar. If you or someone you know is a thought-leader who’d like to share your time and insights at an upcoming session, or if you have any questions, please email Tony at: tony@absolutetransitions.com.

Every Tuesday 1-2:00pm, Join Ken Lang for his weekly LinkedIn Live! event. Register here at https://www.meetup.com/Weekly-LinkedIn-Lunch-and-Learn/ or you can watch the broadcast live from Ken’s LinkedIn profile – https://www.linkedin.com/in/langk     and you can watch the rebroadcasts by subscribing to his You Tube channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfLKLlFMjh8d1swDVi2rNkQ

 

Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 7:45pm Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA (www.nhnusa.org), founded on January 27, 2011, is supported by an award winning web portal site, LinkedIn group, facebook group and a large network of members and volunteer leaders built over the past 11 years. Resources, virtual weekly meetings and guest presentations are offered over the internet and video conferencing platforms to help our members with their careers.  The group’s culture is based on a pay it forward model with a focus on networking and support. The meetings are designed to help anyone in career advancement and career transition by offering advice in job search strategies, techniques, tools, support, motivation, leadership and networking opportunities.  Google Meet based sessions are held every Tuesday between 7:00pm to 7:45pm.  Registration is required through NhN’s website.

 

Join William Paterson University Alumni Association virtually on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom for an informative and strategic approach to landing the job you want.  We are pleased to launch a series of career workshops to help support you in your career search. Whether you’re in a current job search, considering a career transition or looking to take your career to the next level, these sessions are for you! Over the next 5 months, you’ll have an opportunity to learn the key elements of a job search strategy and a step-by-step approach to landing the job you want. We’ll take the guesswork out of the job search, so you will always know what to do next. 

 Every Wednesday at 9:30, psgmc (Professional Services Group Morris County) presents a virtual meeting.  They provide relevant speakers to help with your job search, as well as provide a forum to networks. If you would like to attend our meetings please email Dale at dfavia@optonline.net for Zoom Meeting ID and Password.

Every other Wednesday from roduce tools and techniques from wisdom teachers that will provide job seekers with alternative 6:00-7:30pm The NSCN 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 intays 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. These sessions are only open to members of NSCN.

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

 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.

The Professional Service Group (PSG) of Mercer County is a community program providing enrichment seminars for professionals in transition who are seeking new employment opportunities or exploring new career paths. PSG of Mercer County meets each Friday morning at 10:00am. Meetings are always free, open to all, and do NOT require you to register in advance. Please check the PSG of Mercer County website 

Event Calendar for upcoming programs: https://www.psgofmercercounty.org/p/event-calendar.html.

1st and 3rd Saturday of the month Careers in Transition (CIT, read about us at https://www.christchurchshorthills.org/parish-life/church-fellowship/careers-in-transition1/ )  meets virtually on ZOOM.  Virtual business cards are shared using ZOOM chat.

To have your resume reviewed, please send it in a doc or docx format to Carol McCullagh (mccullaghcarol@yahoo.com) AND Glenn Resnicoff (gresnicoff@gmail.com) by 4pm the Friday before the meeting.

REGISTRATION USING THE CIT GOOGLE FORM IS REQUIRED by 4PM Friday before the meeting using https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdixw9sWuOVUkACon_LioMt3xdw79v9 4u-fmjYRmrD-Hx9H1Q/viewform Google will acknowledge your form submission.  CIT will send you the Zoom link on Friday night. Please check your spamfolder.  

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.

 

Virtual Networking starting Monday, 5/23/2022

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Monday, 5/23, 10 am, Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey hosts, NETWORKING IN THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET. In this presentation, Carl E. Reid will explain the secrets to continue a conversation online after you meet someone; The various types and uses for leveraging social media to network; how to balance high visibility with staying relevant for your network to feed you leads; techniques and tools for ferreting out hidden opportunities; proper networking etiquette best practice approaches to create opportunity, and what is the rainmaker secret sauce for motivating people to want to help you land a gig. PSGCNJ has a pre-registration system for Zoom meetings. Please visit https://psgcnj.biz/need-to-know/ and register under where it says Welcome Back. Prior to Carl E. Reid’s presentation Maya Ollson, career consultant, founder of Kokopella High Touch Outplacement and a frequent speaker for PSGCNJ, will facilitate a 30-minute session to answer your job search questions from 10-10:30 am in our new ‘Ask Maya’ segment.

 

Monday, May 23, 2022 at 7:30pm, The Church of the Presentation Career Management Group meets once a month to offer support to those who are unemployed, under-employed or just looking for a career change.

Our May session will focus on: Effective ways to use LinkedIn for your Job Search and will be led by Sandy Lukavsky.

This meeting will be in-person at the Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 7:30pm

Sandy, a Human Resources executive, has been a parishioner at Presentation for 20 years.  She is also the founder of SLR Talent Consulting, which provides career services including career coaching, job search strategies, resumes and LinkedIn advice.

If you wish to attend and join the parish Career Management network, simply email presentationcareermanagement@outlook.com with your name, email address and a brief introduction and we will add you to the list. All are welcome and we hope to see you there! 

TUESDAY, May 24, 2022, 10:00AM-11:30AM, Monmouth County Division of Workforce Development presents, FREE Job Seeker Workshop – From Challenges to Opportunities By Tony Calabrese. Please reserve your seat by going to: https://bit.ly/394o41M and registering for this workshop. YOU MUST Complete the registration to receive an email with the ZOOM link to join. Do not delay! Seats are limited! Please SAVE the link sent to you, as this is the ONLY time you will receive it-there are NO REMINDERS before the event. PLEASE Only 1 reservation per email address is allowed. If others are interested in attending, they MUST have their own email address. As a job seeker, some days are more frustrating and depressing than others. We talk about Mental Health in the workplace, but what can job seekers who are NOT working do about it?

Thursday, May 26th, 2022 , 10:00 to 11:30 am Virtual JVS Job-seekers Workshop presents, FINDING THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET What it is and how to use it to find your next job! By Amy Geffen, PhD, President, Geffen Careers/Career Coach, Have you been applying for listed jobs but not getting to interview or even getting a response? Are you being told that there are jobs out there but can’t seem to find the job you want ? 80% of jobs are not advertised. So how do you find them? Answering ads on the internet is not the way. In this program you will learn:

  • How to find the hidden jobs through networking and writing directly to the hiring manager at a company where you want to work.
  • What to write in your email, how to make the phone call, what to say during the call or informational meeting and how to follow up.

Learn how to explore the different avenues, grow your network, and use the resources available to uncover what has been there all along.

TO REGISTER TO ATTEND, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

 

Fri Jun 3, 2022 9:45am – 12pm, PSG Mercer County presents Ed Samuel – Tougher Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

When Fri Jun 3, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2022, 10:00AM-11:30AM, FREE CAREER WEBINAR, 

360 Branding: A Fresh Look at the Business of YOU! By Lisa Panarello, Careers Advance  Founder & CEO Please reserve your seat by going to:

https://bit.ly/3wiFJMr and registering for this workshop. YOU MUST Complete the

registration to receive an email with the ZOOM link to join. 

Do not delay! Seats are limited! 

Please SAVE the link sent to you, as this is the ONLY time you will

receive it-there are NO REMINDERS before the event. PLEASE Only 1 reservation per email address is allowed. If others are

interested in attending, they MUST have their own email address, 

 

Fri. Jun 10, 2022 9:45am – 12pm PSG Mercer County presents Chrystal McArthur – Resume Writing

 

When Fri Jun 10, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

 

Fri Jun 17, 2022 9:45am – 12pm, PSG Mercer County presents Job Seekers Panel

Join our panel discussion with your peers… Job seekers like you with varying levels of education and from a variety of professional backgrounds & roles.

Our panelist will answer your questions and participate in a discussion touching on many job-hunting topics such as job search challenges, networking strategies, and interview preparation, experiences, and results.

Learn from other job seekers and tap into your own expertise in this engaging panel discussion..

When Fri Jun 17, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

 

Fri Jun 24, 2022 9:45am – 12pm, PSG Mercer County presents John Hadley – Using Stories To Get Hired

The most important thing you bring to the table in any interview is not your resume, your credentials, or your checklist of qualifications, but rather your case studies. 

I hire for one reason and one reason only – because I believe you are going to produce the results relevant to me.  You can tell me you will, you can draw up a proposed work plan with facts and figures, but what is going to sell me the most effectively is the demonstration of relevant results you have produced in the past.  And the more such case studies you can draw upon, the more believable you become.  But that only works if your stories are told the right way and include certain key elements!

  • Can you give a “2 Minute Pitch” that’s compelling and leaves your interviewer anxious to hear more? 
  • Do you have concise, engaging results-oriented stories that you use to back up every single point you make during an interview?

Join us as Career Search Counselor John Hadley shows how to tell your HERO story in a manner that’s interesting, that flows and shows the progression in your career, and that leaves the listener with a number of promising places to ask follow up questions.  He will then share and demonstrate the To Caretemplate he teaches his one-on-one clients to help them turn interviews into offers.

John Hadley is the principal at John Hadley Associates (www.JHACareers.com).  He teaches job seekers  strategies and skills to tap into the ‘hidden’ job market and land the job and pay they deserve.  He also works with professionals struggling to achieve the visibility that leads to great new opportunities at work.  His Career Tips newsletter brings expert advice on marketing yourself to over 9,000 subscribers; find out more at www.JHACareers.com/Newsletter.htm.

 

When Fri Jun 24, 2022 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York
Where The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542 (map)

 

 Pre-Recorded Podcasts

In this article, IDC’s Wayne Kurtzman shares survey results on how to increase engagement in virtual meetings .https://blogs.idc.com/2020/07/06/what-virtual-conferences-still-miss/

 This video podcast explores the preferences, experiences, attitudes and behaviors of organizers and attendees of virtual events that have been held in the wake of COVID-19. It also delves into the priorities that organizers, sponsors, and vendors should address to ensure a positive experience for event attendees and how to capitalize of virtual event opportunities.https://info.idc.com/Virtual_Events_Podcast.html

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.

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. 

 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

 

General Resources

The Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group (PAGCG), with the Business Executives Networking Group (BENG) and Nonprofit Career Network (NCN) provides career education, resources, support services, & networking connections for those in transition, the self-employed, employed, & the organizations that employ them. We are all-inclusive, diverse, and equitable. BENG is for mid to senior level whether in transition, employed, or self-employed. 

For more information go to https://greatcareersphl.org/

The latest event list can be found here: http://bit.ly/CareerEdEvents

 CareerUSA.org

The mission of CareerUSA.org is to provide ONE website where anyone who is unemployed or under-employed, can find everything they need to help with his or her career search that will result in employment.

Any formed group that assists members in educating, coaching, career testing, job lead, networking connections, mentoring, counseling, or support, while providing a safe place for the job seeker, is welcome to be listed on the or CareerUSA.org website.  For more information and a schedule of events go to 

https://www.careerusa.org/  

 

Become a New Start Career Network Member!

New Start Career Network (NSCN) provides free assistance to NJ residents over age 45 who have been out of work for at least 6 months. Membership includes:

  1. Information and advice about the labor market and job search strategies, including over 100 webinars on all aspects of the search.
  2. Free access to premium job search services such as Jobscan, Vault, and Big Interview.
  3. One-on-one and group virtual coaching provided by trained volunteer coaches.
  4. Resume & LinkedIn profile reviews and practice interviewing with coaches.
  5. Referrals to a broad range of services through NSCN’s partners, including education, training, mental health support, and financial advising.

To become a member, please visit www.newstartcareernetwork.org. For more information, please email nscn@rutgers.edu.

 

Networking Central’s list of Events – Link is https://www.mynetworkingcentral.com/calendar/

 

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.

 

The Ramsey Job Search Work Team meets every Monday morning. Networking starts from 9 to 9:30am and the meeting starts at 9:30 to 10:30 while virtual.  Members are expected to hold each other accountable at weekly (virtual) meetings for conducting a job search in earnest. Historically, the team has enjoyed a very high rate of “landings” by those conducting an active and vigorous job search.

Based on the Lee-Hecht-Harrison model, it’s more of a project management team made up of people committed to helping each other in the job search. By attending regularly and staying focused on key tasks, meetings serve as an advisory panel that knows you and your search and can offer answers to the questions that come up in job hunting.

Help others to help you (especially for the first few meetings) by having a prepared “elevator pitch” to introduce yourself. Jobs open up because there’s a problem to solve or a need to fill.

Please contact Beth Berkenfeld at bberk2@optonline.net or 201-797-4342 if interested in joining the group.

The WNO (Westchester Networking Organization) meets the third Monday of each month.  During the COVID pandemic, we are meeting via Zoom at 5:45 p.m. The WNO is a community that is supportive and welcoming to those who are in transition and that fosters career fulfillment for all professionals, including those fully employed. We provide an opportunity to network across industries, fields and organizations.  Our monthly meetings include networking time as well as a presentation on a topic relevant to job search and career development. The contact e-mail ID for the WNO, wno1635@gmail.com.

Mondays, Join Ken Lang, starting on 9/13 at 1:30 pm, weekly LinkedIn and networking Zoom event through the NJ Career Network Job Seeker Community.  Find out more info here – https://nj-career-network-jobseeker-community.mn.co/online-members.

Morris County Executives in Transition meets the 3rd Monday of the month from 10-12 noon through the Zoom link below. The group is a great opportunity to network for new contacts and job search ideas.  Please feel free to share this with other job seekers you feel can use our assistance.The format is the same as always, everyone gets equal time to present their introduction and job search successes and challenges, then ask the group for assistance with the challenges. All are welcome.

Join Zoom Meeting (we use the same Zoom info each meeting)

https://ups.zoom.us/j/91254516371?pwd=VkpzMEhTNStPS1RKLy9mMmNTZVZaZz09

Meeting ID: 912 5451 6371

Password: mceit

 

+1 646 558 8656 US (New York) 

Starting February 28 and repeating every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, Maya Ollson, career consultant, founder of Kokopella High Touch Outplacement and a frequent speaker for PSGCNJ, will facilitate a 30-minute Q&A session prior to the start of our regular Monday meeting to answer your job search questions. Come join us from 10-10:30 am and bring your questions to “Ask Maya.”Our formal meeting and guest speaker will begin at 10:30 AM, following the “Ask Maya” session. For those new to PSGCNJ, we offer an orientation from 9:30 to 9:55 am about how the organization can help you with your job search. Please use link https://lnkd.in/eG3x4HY

 

Mondays at 4:30 – Win Sheffield offers 1 hour workshops each Monday at 4:30, open to all covering use of stories in pitches, interviews and resumes.  On the first Monday of the month they are free (other weeks $20). For details and to register: https://www.winsheffield.com/events/weekly-stories-workshop-conveying-your-value-20/  

Take a page from Hollywood’s playbook and communicate your value effectively using stories.  We are hardwired for stories and can learn to use them to get results for our careers quickly.

Welcome to the Milford JETS networking group that meets every Monday at 6:30p.m.  (except holidays to be announced).  Co leaders Craig Cunningham, HR Leader and Diana Champagne, Total Rewards leader are cc’d.  

STEP 1 ~ ZOOM DETAILS 

The Zoom details for the meetings are below.  Please save these details to your calendar – I do not change the link.https://us02web.zoom.us/j/98862890863?pwd=VDUxUUNjVWwrbjM4aHZQbDZNOUVrZz09

Meeting ID: 988 6289 0863

Passcode: 755309

One tap mobile

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Starting 1/11/2022 – Alternating Tuesdays, Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) is hosting free Zoom meetings led by longtime group facilitator and Career Coach, Tony Calabrese, of Absolute Transitions, LLC. Sessions are held every other Tuesday from 10am-12pm. Q & A will follow. Be sure to check our webpage for the most up-to-date info, including: dates, topics, presenters, and webinar descriptions, at: bit.ly/PT2022sched and be sure to join our email list: NNJPIT2020+subscribe@groups.io. Login info will be emailed the day prior to each webinar. Registration closes at 8am the morning of each webinar. If you or someone you know is a thought-leader who’d like to share your time and insights at an upcoming session, or if you have any questions, please email Tony at: tony@absolutetransitions.com.

Every Tuesday 1-2:00pm, Join Ken Lang for his weekly LinkedIn Live! event. Register here at https://www.meetup.com/Weekly-LinkedIn-Lunch-and-Learn/ or you can watch the broadcast live from Ken’s LinkedIn profile – https://www.linkedin.com/in/langk     and you can watch the rebroadcasts by subscribing to his You Tube channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfLKLlFMjh8d1swDVi2rNkQ

 

Tuesdays, 7:00pm to 7:45pm Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA (www.nhnusa.org), founded on January 27, 2011, is supported by an award winning web portal site, LinkedIn group, facebook group and a large network of members and volunteer leaders built over the past 11 years. Resources, virtual weekly meetings and guest presentations are offered over the internet and video conferencing platforms to help our members with their careers.  The group’s culture is based on a pay it forward model with a focus on networking and support. The meetings are designed to help anyone in career advancement and career transition by offering advice in job search strategies, techniques, tools, support, motivation, leadership and networking opportunities.  Google Meet based sessions are held every Tuesday between 7:00pm to 7:45pm.  Registration is required through NhN’s website.

 

Join William Paterson University Alumni Association virtually on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom for an informative and strategic approach to landing the job you want.  We are pleased to launch a series of career workshops to help support you in your career search. Whether you’re in a current job search, considering a career transition or looking to take your career to the next level, these sessions are for you! Over the next 5 months, you’ll have an opportunity to learn the key elements of a job search strategy and a step-by-step approach to landing the job you want. We’ll take the guesswork out of the job search, so you will always know what to do next. 

 Every Wednesday at 9:30, psgmc (Professional Services Group Morris County) presents a virtual meeting.  They provide relevant speakers to help with your job search, as well as provide a forum to networks. If you would like to attend our meetings please email Dale at dfavia@optonline.net for Zoom Meeting ID and Password.

Every other Wednesday from roduce tools and techniques from wisdom teachers that will provide job seekers with alternative 6:00-7:30pm The NSCN 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 intays 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. These sessions are only open to members of NSCN.

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

 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.

The Professional Service Group (PSG) of Mercer County is a community program providing enrichment seminars for professionals in transition who are seeking new employment opportunities or exploring new career paths. PSG of Mercer County meets each Friday morning at 10:00am. Meetings are always free, open to all, and do NOT require you to register in advance. Please check the PSG of Mercer County website 

Event Calendar for upcoming programs: https://www.psgofmercercounty.org/p/event-calendar.html.

1st and 3rd Saturday of the month Careers in Transition (CIT, read about us at https://www.christchurchshorthills.org/parish-life/church-fellowship/careers-in-transition1/ )  meets virtually on ZOOM.  Virtual business cards are shared using ZOOM chat.

To have your resume reviewed, please send it in a doc or docx format to Carol McCullagh (mccullaghcarol@yahoo.com) AND Glenn Resnicoff (gresnicoff@gmail.com) by 4pm the Friday before the meeting.

REGISTRATION USING THE CIT GOOGLE FORM IS REQUIRED by 4PM Friday before the meeting using https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdixw9sWuOVUkACon_LioMt3xdw79v9 4u-fmjYRmrD-Hx9H1Q/viewform Google will acknowledge your form submission.  CIT will send you the Zoom link on Friday night. Please check your spamfolder.  

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.