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Resume and LinkedIn profile workshop – Tuesday, July 18 from 1 to 4 pm at Trinity Church – 33 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ 08540

FREE Resume and Linkedin Workshop


It feels great to be back at work!

 I am offering again a FREE community service at the Trinity Church of Princeton http://www.trinityprinceton.org/ in the form of a “Resume Tune-up and LinkedIn Workshop”.  Participants will walk away with knowledge about subjects such as; the resume appearance, how to avoid common resume mistakes, what constitutes an effective resume, the effective way of using keywords in addition to many pertinent tips for resume improvements.  We will also discuss what constitutes an effective LinkedIn profile.  Who is this workshop for?  It is mostly recommended for people who are currently in transition or others who are considering changing jobs.

Where: Trinity Church – 33 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ 08540

When: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 1:00 pm to approx. 4:00 pm

How to sign up:  Click on this URL:  http://goo.gl/forms/CHMzMQnvj7 to provide your contact information and click on “Submit” to receive an automatic confirmation.

Next step:  On or before Monday, July 17 you will get an email with further instructions.

Trinity Church is limiting attendance to a maximum of 80 people.  As soon as we reach this number the signup sheet will become inactive.

Learn to Re-enter the Job Market – via the Princeton Public Library

We meet on the following Thursdays: June 1, 8,15,22 and 29 @ $30 for the entire course and the graduates will receive a book.

Use this link to enroll:



Objectives, Career Plan, Strategy

Money does not grow on trees

This five-part series is designed to provide a roadmap for any one re-entering the job market – even those who may be seeking a new position for the first time in many years, a career change, a promotion or those wanting to develop their professional identity.

Alex Freund, also known as “The Landing Expert,” will share the market’s newest strategies and tactics that can shorten your search to landing timeline.

A framework will be provided enabling you to develop your personal toolkit week by week. You will examine the job search process from the hiring manager’s point of view and how to present your best self on paper and in person. You will identify short-term and long-term actions to meet your desired goal.

Each session will show case today’s most effective tools and techniques for break-through results. All sessions are highly interactive and include the opportunity to practice newly learned skills including answering challenging interview questions.

By attending this first session on Objectives, Career Plan, Strategy, you will:

  • Get grounded in the job search process
  • Analyze the construct of a compelling introduction
  • Examine the hiring manager’s priorities
  • Evaluate your value proposition
  • Create a powerful introduction

By attending this second session on Networking, you will:

  • Understand what networking is and isn’t
  • Identify spheres of opportunity
  • Learn how to comfortably network with any one
  • Set yourself up for success in every interaction
  • Practice and overcome your nervousness

By attending this third session on The Resume and LinkedIn, you will:

  • Examine hiring from the other side of the desk
  • Learn why you don’t need a resume to become a candidate
  • Separate the facts from the fluff
  • Compare blah to outstanding LinkedIn profiles
  • Identify the key components missing in your profile to ensure you shine vs. the competition

By attending this fourth session on Communication, you will:

  • Key in on keywords
  • Formulate why “you” are the best candidate for the position
  • Study hidden and non-hidden communications and behaviors
  • Delve into the merits of available communication channels
  • Recognize that communication is more than skin deep
  • Practice interview skills

By attending this fifth session on Compensation Negotiations & Wrap Up, you will:

  • See that there’s always room to negotiate beyond the offer
  • Recognize that negotiations are merely a dance
  • Identify tools to empower you during the negotiation process
  • Examine what’s negotiable
  • Learn how to negotiate the best deal for you



LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found

Being Found on LinkedIn

Being Found on LinkedIn

In today’s market, a LinkedIn profile is a “must have” for any professional or job seeker as more than 90% of companies use LinkedIn to identify or vet a candidate. But having a profile isn’t enough — it’s ALL about being found. Alex Freund, The Landing Expert, will be featured in an insightful and highly valuable presentation for any professional: “LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found.”

This highly interactive session is designed to help you understand the dynamics of LinkedIn and how to position yourself for success. If you cannot be found, you cannot be considered for a position. There are a number of reasons why your profile might not appear in a search. Alex will reveal how to break through these impediments so that YOU make a recruiter’s search list.

And, not all components of your LinkedIn profile are created equal. In this presentation, you will learn which elements of your profile weigh more heavily in searches and which sections require your attention first. Alex will provide tips and easy-to-use tools that you can use right away to optimize your profile giving you a distinct competitive advantage.

Few spend much time cultivating their “headline” often inserting their last job title. But this important piece of real estate is how viewers define you – often within seconds. Learn how to structure a strong, compelling headline that has the viewer wanting to learn more about YOU.

During this event, participants will:

  • Evaluate the role of LinkedIn in a job search
  • Understand how to structure their profile to be “found”
  • Learn how to address job transitions and unemployment
  • Experience a recruiter’s view of a candidate
  • Distinguish an optimized profile from a poor one
  • Acquire free tools and techniques to create a “stand out” profile