Virtual Networking 7/18/2021 – Members of the Tri State Transition Community

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Monday, 7/19 at 10 am, Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey hosts, 

47 Uncommon Ways to Conduct an Awesome Search. In this presentation you will learn from Abby Kohut how a job seeker landed a job by decorating her house with Christmas lights; why a chocolate resume can get recruiters to call you; 3 ways to hobnob with CTOs, CFOs, CEO’s and other C-suite members; how to solve problems for companies who don’t know that they have them, and 3 ways to use social media to generate opportunities you didn’t know existed. Abby will also share some details on 2,500+ hidden jobs. Abby Kohut is known in the job search world as Absolutely Abby. In the past 26 years, she has held corporate recruiting positions in a variety of industries and is responsible for helping 10,000 people get hired. Her website AbsolutelyAbby.com teaches candidates the Absolute truth about the job search process that other recruiters won’t tell you. She is known as “Ask Abby” on Linkedin.

Zoom meeting Access:

Meeting link: https://lnkd.in/eFmwyHR 

Meeting ID: 525-652-585

Dial-in phone only: 646-558-8656 

For those new to PSGCNJ, we offer a 10-minute orientation at 9:30 am about how the organization can help you with your job search. Please use link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84209082512

 

Monday, July 19, at 10am-12 noon via zoom, Morris County Executives in Transition, and we meet the 3rd Monday of the month from 10-12 noon and use the same Zoom info each month. Please feel free to share this with other job seekers you feel fit our profile and 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.

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Monday, July 19, 2021, from 5:45 to 8:15 pm via Zoom. Register at wno20210719.eventbrite.com by 2:00 p.m., July 19. Join us for our July 2021 WNO Meeting. ‘The Anatomy of Bounce’ by Miniimah Saafir. There are some basic habits that are a common thread among the most successful people of our time. Learning what those habits are and implementing them into your daily routine are the keys to co-creating your future and consistently unfolding into the best version of yourself. These are very easy steps to follow and implement, however, the challenge is, as the late Jim Rohn says, “It’s easy not to do.” In The Anatomy of a B.O.U.N.C.E., get ready to learn these powerful steps to success! The Westchester Networking Organization is a community that supports and is 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. 

 

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 6:30PM, A Ministry of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, Register for Tuesday’s Meeting, Manage Your Finances in Tumultuous Times.

Online via Zoom  n our focus on pulling together our resumes, cranking up our network and preparing for interviews on top of completely transformed family and friend logistics, it is easy to put our heads in the sand and just hope for the best when it comes to finances. On July 20th take an hour out of your busy week to hear expert advice on managing uncertain finances and taking advantage of Covid relief programs for the employed and unemployed alike. Our program will address government relief, managing savings and debt, tools to assist in money management and what to look for to avoid fraud.  Presenter: Anthea Perkinson Register in advance for this meeting here.

 

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM (EDT), The Tuesday evening NJ JobSeekers group, normally at Trinity Church in Princeton, is moving online for the duration.

Web site:   https://sites.google.com/site/njjobseekers/home.  Building Personal Odysseys, Join us for a continuing discussion about “Building Personal Odysseys”.  We will be discussing the idea of trying out job / career prototypes, and, as in engineering, modifying or discarding a prototype if it doesn’t work out.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2021, 11:00am – 1:00pm, Monmouth County Division of workforce development hosts ‘Creating a Powerful Brand for Career Success!’  By, Wendy Marx, Please reserve your seat by going to: https://conta.cc/3fGAWMr, and registering for this workshop. YOU MUST Complete the registration to receive an email with the ZOOM link to join. 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. 

 

WED July 21st, 7:00-8:30pm central time, $20.00, NSENG Marty Gilbert presents: “HOW TO BUILD A RESUME FOR APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEMS (ATS)” plus a round of networking

Click HERE to view details and/or register for this webinar.

It’s a fact that on 70% of all resumes that are submitted to a job online are incapable of being read by the Applicant Tracking System (ATS). And, unfortunately, the job seeker is never notified of this and has no way of knowing that their resume simply didn’t comply with the rules established by the ATS software.

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT , Career Networking Group, Montgomery County – JOIN MICHAEL GOLDBERG ONLINE FOR “KNOCKOUT APPROACHES TO VIRTUAL NETWORKING”.  RSVP opens, Thursday, July 15, 2021, 12:30 PM  ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE / ONLINE WEBINAR ONLY: 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!!. Login Information for the meeting will be emailed to those registered at between 2:30 & 3:30 P.M. on Thursday, 07/22. Please DO NOT SHARE LOGIN INFORMATION with anyone, once you receive it – Thanks!!Job seekers absolutely need a virtual “fight plan” to network and ultimately land job interviews. Especially now! Networking, scheduling appointments, developing relationships, generating referrals, making important connections, and being of service to others is just as important as ever! FACILLITATOR: George E. Schonewolf, Founder / Organizer / Speaker / Event Host / Career Coach REGISTER: https://www.meetup.com/Career-Networking-Group-in-Montgomery-County-Meetup/events/clblhsycckbfc/ 

Monday, 7/25 at 10:00 a.m., Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey hosts, Alan Silberberg “Effective Negotiating – Powerfully Building Consensus” 

Zoom meeting Access:

Meeting link: https://lnkd.in/eFmwyHR

Meeting ID: 525-652-585

Dial-in phone only: 646-558-8656

 

Monday, 7/26, 10 am, Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey hosts, 

Effective Negotiating – Powerfully Building Consensus. Join the Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey as Alan Silberberg reviews the best ways of negotiating your next salary with little stress. Alan Silberberg has been a career coach for over 29 years where he has helped thousands of people advance their careers. This has included strengthening their resumes, LinkedIn profiles, interview approach, strategic targeting of employers and effective networking. He has developed a career search video game for college-age students ( https://careerskyway.com/ ) to create an engaging, interactive comprehensive tool to democratize career assessment and job search advice. 

Zoom meeting Access:

Meeting link: https://lnkd.in/eFmwyHR 

Meeting ID: 525-652-585

Dial-in phone only: 646-558-8656 

For those new to PSGCNJ, we offer a 10-minute orientation at 9:30 am about how the organization can help you with your job search. Please use link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84209082512

 

July 29 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm John Hadley – ‘5 Secrets To Landing A Job You’ll Love’. Are you in a job that you love and that pays what you know you’re worth? Or:Have you already settled for a job that doesn’t fulfill the inner you?  Does the very idea of searching for a GREAT job seem futile? Do you feel like the odds are stacked against you in finding an opportunity you will truly love?  Is the stress of being unemployed, underpaid or under-appreciated affecting the way you feel about life? It doesn’t have to! What would it be like to wake up early each morning totally excited to go to your dream job? Wouldn’t you like to be building your future each and every day?

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Thursday, July 29, 2021, 6 – 7:30 PM, NYPL hosts, 

Speed Up Your Leadership to Skyrocket Your Small Business – PART 3 Event Details

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW – Spots are limited. (Details will be emailed upon registration.)  Jimmy Newson will lead this thought-leadership, three-part masterclass for Small Business Owners. Join Jimmy Newson “The Profit Producer,” a seasoned small business consultant and digital marketing expert, as he shares how to grow your influence (and that of your business) to stand out and increase your visibility and sales.

PART 3:

  • Create masterminds for synergistic success
  • Engage in volunteering, community, and media opportunities and sponsorships
  • Expand your voice and reach through other’s platforms
  • Become the thought leader you didn’t know you were

Friday, July 30, 2021, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT, Join Mark Forte ONLINE for “Building Confidence & Courage In YOUR Job Search” RSVP opens Friday, July 23, 2021, 12:30 PM Online event. 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!!. Login Information for the meeting will be emailed to those registered at 2:00 P.M. and again at 6:30 P.M. on Thursday, 07/29. Please DO NOT SHARE LOGIN INFORMATION with anyone, once you receive it – Thanks!! EVENT INFORMATION, 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/clblhsycckbnc/ 

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 5 – 6:30 PM, NYPL hosts, How to Develop Successful Job Search Strategies, by Lynn Williams. Having a plan with multiple job search methods will help you find positions faster if you are currently in career transition. Preparation is key. Lynne Williams will share strategies, tactics, and career resources to help you reach your goal, but will focus on a few essential strategies in depth – keywords, ATS, LinkedIn database, Word Clouds, and portfolio presentation. If you are currently employed, it’s always better to be proactive than reactive, so engage in career management so you are always prepared. By attending this session, you will: Have some focused job search strategies, tactics, and career resources, including some from the hidden job market Know how to research your best keywords for both your resume and LinkedIn Know how to take your base resume and customize to match keywords in a job description before applying through the ATS Be able to prepare a portfolio presentation to differentiate yourself from others at a job interview. 

Registration is required for this webinar – Click Here to Register

Monday, August 9, 2021, 5 – 6:30 PM, NYPL hosts, ‘Career Transitions: Reinvention of Your Career Narrative for a New Industry’. In this special lecture format, you’ll learn to how to discover your inspiration: what can still excite you professionally, if you just had the opportunity?Taking an inventory of all your skills and experiences, both professional and personal, is the first step in truly knowing what you may have to offer. Overlay the right, targeted organizations that you’ve selected, and we’re ready to start the engines. In the process that will lead to pure reinvention, you’ll learn a new way of talking about yourself and your accomplishments, how to overcome those objections. But your transformation won’t be possible without it happening in the digital world too, so we’ll talk ‘digital marketing’ / social media marketing also. Registration is required for this webinar – Click Here to Register

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 5 – 6:30 PM, NYPL hosts Supercharge Your LinkedIn Profile: A 4-Step Process by Cheryl Lynch Simpson LinkedIn is a powerful platform for in-person and virtual networking, but to leverage it fully you need a strong profile, a robust network, and a systematic way to build and leverage relationships with your connections. In this webinar, you’ll discover 9 must-have features of a Brand You profile, 7 ways to upgrade your network to support your job hunt, a 4-step process for building relationships with your most critical LinkedIn connections, and 16 networking “asks” you can make with them. You’ll also gain access to templates, tools, and tips to streamline your in-person and virtual LinkedIn networking. Registration is required for this webinar – Click Here to Register

Saturday August 14 th, at 8:00 am, The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: Ed Han. Please share this with other groups you may be in. Join us on Meetup.com at: https://www.meetup.com/The-Breakfast-Club-NJ/ to RSVP for the meeting. GoToMeeting instructions for signing onto the meeting can be found on the website www.thebreakfastclubnj.com home page.

 

Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 5 – 6:30 PM, NYPL hosts What’s Your Shtick? Personal Branding Online and Off, by Lynne M. Williams.In your pursuit to build your brand, you have to separate yourself in a competitive environment. You have to put yourself out there, elevate your game, and stand-out. This presentation is all about YOU. Registration is required for this webinar – Click Here to Register

 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

 Sara Greenhouse of Generate Buzz, LLC has officially launched Coaches’ Covid Couch, a series of short podcasts with a variety of coaches (ex. job / career, health & wellness, sales, business, life, etc), discussing their experiences during the pandemic and advice they have to help you build your resilience. Click here to check out the Generate Buzz, LLC YouTube channel and be sure to click subscribe so you’re notified of new videos. Questions? Please email: sara@generatebuzz.net.

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.

 

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.

 Every Monday Morning, 9:30am to 11:30am, (GMT-06:00) America/Chicago     “VIRTUAL” JOB SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS Every Monday Morning Organizer: Mike Ritter StHubertJobMinistry@groups.io . The Saint Hubert Job and Networking Ministry continues in its mission to assist the job seeker and job changer with the introduction of “virtual” Job Support Group meetings, via Zoom. The meetings are a way to address your careering and job connection concerns with one of our team members, as well as one another, learn more about the resources available to job seekers, and to share information and support with a small group of attendees.

If you would like to register for this event:

  1. Send an email, with the name of the event, Job Support Group, to Mike Ritter, at StHubertJobMinistry@groups.io
  2. You will receive an invitation to Zoom.com, a video conferencing platform, to join the group on your computer, tablet, or mobile device
  3. Click on the link, within that email invitation, to join the “Job Support Group”, on Zoom.com.

Please send any questions to Mike Ritter at StHubertJobMinistry@groups.io

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.

3rd Monday of the month from 10-12 noon and use the same Zoom info each month. Morris County Executives in Transition meets the 3rd Monday of the month from 10-12 noon and use the same Zoom info each month. The link is the same as has been used in the past. Please feel free to share this with other job seekers you feel fit our profile and 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

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Meeting ID: 912 5451 6371

Password: mceit

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Tuesdays, Northern NJ Professionals in Transition (#NNJ_PIT) is proud to announce it is hosting Zoom meetings led by longtime group facilitator and career coach, Tony Calabrese, of Absolute Transitions, LLC. These will be held on alternating Tuesdays from 10am-12pm. Be sure to check our webpage for the most up-to-date info, including webinar descriptions, at: bit.ly/PT2021sched. Login instructions will be provided the day prior to each session. Registration closes at 8am the morning of each webinar. If you have any questions, email: tony@absolutetransitions.com.

 Every Tuesday 1-2:00pm, Join Ken Lang for Linkedin Lunch and Learn register here https://www.meetup.com/Weekly-LinkedIn-Lunch-and-Learn/ .

Tuesdays, Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA is a grassroots, volunteer, networking organization that is widely respected and recognized for its work in career advancement and job search support.  Zoom based meetings are held every Tuesday between 7:00pm to 7:40pm.  Registration is required through NhN’s website (www.nhnusa.org).

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. 

The series will be led by Executive Coach Robert Hellmann, President of Hellmann Career Consulting, a certified GetFive Senior Career Coach, and a LinkedIn Certified Professional Recruiter. For questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@wpunj.edu or 973-720-2175.

 Effective Salary and “Job” Negotiation – Make Thousands in Minutes! – Tuesday, June 22

 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_LioMt3xdw79v94u-fmjYRmrD-Hx9H1Q/viewform Google will acknowledge your form submission.  CIT will send you the Zoom link on Friday night. Please check your spam folder.  

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.

 

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