Virtual Networking 9/26/2021 – Members of the Tri State Transition Community

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Monday, 9/27 at10 am,  Professional Services Group of Central New Jersey hosts, The Business Model and You. In this one-hour interactive workshop by Joan Divor, you will learn a practical, powerful method for describing, analyzing, and revising your personal business model; to tie your personal business model with a one-page organizational business model to support your career or entrepreneurial goals, and to reflect on your personal business model and consider ways you might strengthen it to take advantage of new opportunities. Joan is an experienced trainer, facilitator, researcher and library manager. In 15 plus years as business services librarian at a county library system, Joan helped hundreds of startups, business owners, and nonprofit managers start and grow their organizations with one-on-one consults, training workshops, and research assistance. 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

 

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM (EDT) , he 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 .

 

 

Tuesday meeting permalink:     https://sites.google.com/site/njjobseekers/hot-link-to-this-weeks-online-meeting

Next is Wed Sept 29th, 6:30-8:15pm Central time, $20.00, NSENG Webinar, “BUILDING A PERSONAL BRAND FOR YOUR JOB SEARCH” plus a Round of Networking

Click HERE to view details and/or register for this webinar… this event will be recorded & made available to all registrants whether you attend or not. Establishing, managing and maintaining a professional, compelling brand is an essential part of any effective job search. Telling a meaningful and relevant story to achieve the “law of attraction” from hiring managers and companies enables job seekers to establish thought leadership status and it sets them apart from their competition. It also leaves a positive and memorable impression. This presentation will cover strategies for job seekers to fully prepare for the entire lifecycle of the recruiting, interviewing, hiring and job offer negotiation process with a compelling brand story. Career coach, Debra Wheatman, will cover understanding your value and sharing things that make YOU unique. She will discuss appropriate preparation, practice, confidence and ways to showcase your talents to serve as the framework for a successful search and beyond. 

A few of Debra’s topics include:

— Understanding what branding is and ways to build it for your job search

— Powerful ways to brand yourself online

— How to use social media to develop and promote your brand

— How to network and share your brand in a way that it attracts others

— Mechanisms for building a brand internally to achieve new levels of success 

In the last 30 minutes of this event (for those that wish to network), everyone will be broken up into virtual small groups of 6-10 people where you’ll have an opportunity to share a bit about your background and companies that are of interest to you. Often times these networking sessions provide warm introductions into target companies that you otherwise can’t reach on your own.

 

Thursday, September 30th, 2021, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., JVS presents, ‘Addressing Legal Issues During Employment Transition’. The pandemic has caused seismic shifts in workplace safety and culture, with concerns and legal issues expanding. When you’re looking for a job, did you know that, as a job seeker, you have certain rights as well? During today’s program, the following questions will be addressed: So I received a job offer, what next? How do I stay essential and what are the alternatives to leaving my job?  What do I do if I experience discrimination? What are my rights in terms of COVID and Cannabis issues? How should I handle Privacy and Data Protections concerns? GUEST SPEAKER: Gary Ireland, Employment Lawyer, Council to Executives in Transition. Register THIS PROGRAM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

 

 

Friday, October 1, 2021  9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT, Alicia Hannum ONLINE – Successful Interviewing – How To Make A Great Impression 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 on the day prior to the meeting. 

Please DO NOT SHARE LOGIN INFORMATION with anyone, once you receive it – Thanks!!You just received good news that you have been invited to interview for a great new job opportunity. What’s next?

You have to make a great first impression and know how to convey to the interviewers that you are the perfect fit for this job.

Landing that new role takes preparation, which can seem overwhelming, however it does not need to be. Learn how to show them what makes you unique.You will learn: 

  • Organizational tips to streamline your interview preparation
  • To be prepared to answer the most commonly asked interview

questions

  • To share stories which exemplify your qualifications
  • Successful interviewing techniques for in-person or virtual

Interviews. 

LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference Online Webinar – ONLY!!

FACILITATOR: 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/clblhsyccnbcb/ 

Fri Oct 1, 2021 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York PSGMC presents Debra Wheatman – Professional Branding. The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542  Professionals have myriad things for which they need to be prepared to conduct a robust job search. Establishing, managing, and maintaining a professional, compelling brand is among them. Telling a meaningful and relevant story to achieve the “law of attraction” from hiring managers and companies enables job seekers to establish thought leader status and set themselves apart from the competition to deliver long-standing value and leave a memorable impression.

This presentation session will cover strategies for job seekers to be fully prepared for the entire lifecycle of the recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and negotiation process with a compelling brand story. Debra will cover understanding your value and sharing things that make YOU unique. She will discuss appropriate preparation, practice, confidence, and ways to showcase your talents to serve as the framework for a successful search and beyond.

Attendees will benefit from real-world advice and examples with key takeaways, including:

  • Understanding what branding is;
  • Ways to build a meaningful brand;
  • Powerful ways to brand yourself offline;
  • How to use social media to develop and promote your brand;
  • How to network and share your brand in a way that attracts others;
  • Mechanisms for building a brand internally to achieve new levels of success.

 

Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 5 – 6:30 PM, Building your Professional Brand on LinkedIn

End times are approximate. Events may end early or late.

Location

ONLINE – Details will be emailed upon registration

Thomas Yoseloff Business Center at SNFL

Event Details

THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT 

 Building your personal brand is important as a professional where you are job searching or not. A key element to this is your LinkedIn Profile. The webinar will provide an overview of what needs to be done to have a complete LinkedIn Profile that enables you to be found and seen by recruiters and hiring managers.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

Presenter: Lissa Appiah

 

 

Friday, October 8, 2021  9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT join online for – Value Proposition 3.0 – 21st cent answer to question- Why You, 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 on the day prior to the meeting. Your professional success is linked to our ability to convert strangers into Champions, extolling your virtues to those that matter. The content of the Value Proposition continues to evolve as employers seek more from their investments in talent.

  1. Initially, job search candidates clearly articulated the “what” and “how” their roles and their superiority to other candidates (Value Proposition 1.0).
  2. As the number of candidates grew after the Great Recession, hiring managers wanted to hear about Accomplishments, those tangible results of a candidate’s “what” and “how” (Value Proposition 2.0).
  3. Today, gaining a true competitive advantage is a function of going beyond the standard Value Proposition. Recruiter behavior indicates that they are no longer satisfied that one candidate offers more features or improved processes than their competitors. Things have shifted.

This is 2021. And the hiring process starts online. Buyers (those who refer and hire talent) are confused—LinkedIn profiles all sound alike – with interchangeable facts, figures, and accomplishments.

Recent research indicates that buyers want to know what you stand for and why you do what you do. A Value Proposition that connects with them via authenticity, integrity, and relevance. They want Value Proposition 3.0!

Value Proposition 3.0 helps you quickly cut through the clutter, stand out from the crowd, and be heard above the noise so that buyers get to know, like, and trust you…even before they shake your hand.

The focus of this meeting is for participants to…

  • Learn the components of Value Proposition 3.0;
  • Discover the gaps in their Value Proposition – gaps that prevent them from elevating their relationships with buyers and prospects;
  • Transform their existing “pitch” to incorporate the principles of Value Proposition 3.0; and
  • Understand how to accelerate the Know | Like | Trust process to move forward in the hiring process.

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/clblhsyccnblb/ 

 

Fri Oct 8, 2021 9:45am – 12pm Eastern Time – New York, PSGMC presents Ed Samuel – Assessing Your Career at Any Age, Ed Samuel, Career with SamNova, Inc. (www.samnovainc.com) will discuss times in our lives that provides us an opportunity to stop and re-assess our careers. In this period dubbed “The Great Resignation”, it is expected that 1 out of 2 Americans will leave their employers to do something new. Many are rethinking not only new jobs but new career choices. Ed will dive deep into the critical elements of a career assessment including personality, interest, skills, and values. He will discuss how these assessment results have led to career pivots, encore careers, people hanging their own shingle or revalidating their current career aspirations and next steps. Ed will share success stories and a critical way to optimize your career by choosing work that brings out the very best in you.  Ed is a certified Career Assessment Team Leader with 20+ consultants throughout the region and US. His team has collectively performed 550+ career assessments and consultations from students to senior C-level executives to date. The Princeton Library, 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542

Saturday October 9th, at 8:00 AM, The Breakfast Club NJ presents: Lisa Manyoky presents “Presence Intelligence”. Please go to www.thebreakfastclubnj.com for virtual meeting signon instructions. Go to https://www.meetup.com/The-Breakfast-Club-NJ/events/275064927/ to sign up for the meeting.

October 9, 2021, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM., My Career Transitions presents. Topic: Ace the Interview: Preparing for a job Interview. Speaker:  Lalena Kennedy. Time: Location:  Virtual Event Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley Alumni Society. Registration for this FREE event coming soon. Registration will end October 8 at noon. Qualifications can land you an interview, but executing a successful meeting requires more than just possessing the right skills for the job. Acing a job interview requires a combination of confidence, strategy, and preparation. In this presentation, we’ll cover what you need to know to ensure a successful interview – including how to prep, what to expect the day of, and following up afterwards. We’ll review interview questions that are likely to be asked and the best ways to answer each. You’ll learn how to craft anecdotes for each accomplishment, and how to make sure these stories have the opportunity to be shared in the interview. We’ll also spend time discussing effective questions to ask the interviewer. Join us to gain confidence, a competitive advantage over other candidates, and maximize your chance of a job offer! In this webinar, you will learn how to:Understand what the interviewer really wants to know when asking an interview question, Identify the most frequent interview mistakes and how to avoid them, Anticipate the most common interview questions and answer them clearly and succinctly.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 11:30AM-12:30PM, Monmouth County Workforce, FREE WORKSHOP for JOB SEEKERS, ‘Financial Planning During a Job Transition’, By  Gerard Raho, VIRTUAL SEMINAR, LISTEN IN SO YOU CAN LEARN FOR FREE FROM AN EXPERIENCED FINANCIAL PROFESSIONAL! WE ARE USING EVENTBRITE NOW. Please reserve your seat by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/financial-planning-during-a-job-transition-registration-167467639217

and registering for this workshop. YOU MUST Complete the registration to receive an email with the ZOOM link to join. THIS MEETING WILL NOT BE RECORDED! **PLEASE Only 1 reservation per email address is allowed. If others are interested in attending, they MUST have their own email address**. Topics to be discussed include: 1. 401k options when you leave a company and the positive and negative aspects to each option.  Discussion of special situations when you can take money out of a 401k without penalty. 2. Overall financial planning; Cash management options and liquidity needs during job transition. 3. A retirement analysis and discuss the importance of having proper asset allocation. 4. Discuss current market volatility and put it into historical perspective.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021, 10:00AM-11:30AM, Monmouth County Workforce, FREE WORKSHOP for JOB SEEKERS, ‘Rise Above The Competition’, By Colleen Ferrary, VIRTUAL SEMINAR, LISTEN IN SO YOU CAN LEARN FOR FREE FROM AN EXPERIENCED JOB SEARCH INSTRUCTOR! WE ARE USING EVENTBRITE NOW Please reserve your seat by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rise-above-the-competition-by-colleen-ferrary-tickets-173652608627

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 VERY limited! PLEASE Only 1 reservation per email address is allowed. If others are interested in attending, they MUST have their own email address. What You Will learn: Colleen Ferrary, founder and president of Employment Tutors, will lead an informative and very interactive conversation about the job market.  She’ll give you a behind-the-scenes look at what happens when she hires for a company and essential tools to help you rise above your competition!  After a short presentation, she will dedicate the majority of the meeting to answering your questions and helping you get the job you want!

 Saturday, Oct 16,  9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Eastern)   Cost $5, —an interactive time of information and ideas to provide help and hope in your job transition and career— 

TOP 10 Tools and Tips to Land Your Next Job – Amy Dinning – There is so much to focus on and do, how do you determine the critical activities and tools to land your next job? Amy will share her 10 top tools and tips to land your next job. The information will give you a roadmap to follow and move you forward on your journey to successful employment. Our next two speakers will do a deeper dive into Networking and LinkedIn, two of the top tips and tools.

You’ll Get By With A Little Help from Your Friends: Power Networking for Introverts & Extroverts – Theresa Hummel-Krallinger – Networking has long been recognized as a powerful tool for business professionals. What are you doing to build and maintain your professional network? Attend this session to learn tips and tricks to build and manage your network.  Participate in a “safe” structured networking exercise. You’re guaranteed to leave with a valuable piece of advice and at least one new contact.  

LinkedIn Profile Optimization: Get found faster and give the right first impression!  – Bobbie Foedisch– Learn how to build and position your LinkedIn profile to get found faster and give the right first impression.  Bobbie will share how to brand yourself, how to display work examples, how to leverage Search Engine Optimization to be found, how to tell stories and feature accomplishments and how to showcase your work and other experience.

Join us at 8:45 a.m. for networking. The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. A link to the handouts will be provided after the workshop. 

Please register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jump-start-your-job-search-online-workshop-tickets-1680107737 47  and pay with a credit card. You will receive a Zoom link in order to attend the workshop. Please note that online registration will close on Friday, October 15 at noon.

 For more information or questions, contact Amy Dinning at amydinning@juno.com.

 

Thursday, October 28, 2021, 10:00AM-11:30AM, Monmouth County Workforce, FREE WORKSHOP for JOB SEEKERS, ‘Beating the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)’, By Lynne Williams, Ed.D Candidate, VIRTUAL SEMINAR, LISTEN IN SO YOU CAN LEARN FOR FREE FROM AN EXPERIENCED JOB SEARCH INSTRUCTOR! WE ARE USING EVENTBRITE NOW. Please reserve your seat by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beating-the-applicant-tracking-system-ats-by-lynne-williams-edd-candid-tickets-170021225061

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 VERY limited! 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, are you wondering why you are not getting any response to your online submissions? Uncover why human eyes may never see the resumes you submit online and discover what you need to do to optimize your resume to beat the dreaded ATS. Have your current resume available to mark up during the workshop. The content of this presentation was published in chapter 8 of the book published by the ATD (Association of Talent Development) called Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing the Job You Love. Dick Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute wrote the forward in this book and 15 other career coaches around the country also contributed chapters.

 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.

 

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 full.

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 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) 

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 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, 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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