Virtual Networking Meetings 7/5/2020


Members of the Tri State Transition Community:

Relationship development

Feel free to share this Networking Meetings email with anyone or any group that can benefit from the information. If your group’s updates are not included in this email, please have one of the organizers reach out to me and add me to their distribution list for your upcoming events.

Event information received by midnight on Saturday will be included in the upcoming week’s email. Upcoming meetings for 4 weeks will be included in the email.

Announcements should include date, time, group name /host, speaker, topic, registration information, and a short description. I will shorten descriptions if they are too long. Please specify if there are any fees or special registration requirements.

Best regards,

Adrienne Roman

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, 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:

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: Login instructions will be provided 24-36 hours prior to each session. Registration closes at 8am the morning of each webinar. If you have any questions, email

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 or email us at ‘Ask NSCN’ if you have questions.

Every other Wednesday from 6:00-7:30pm The 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 introduce tools and techniques from wisdom teachers that will provide job seekers with alternative ways 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. Each meeting will be 60 to 90 minutes and will take place online using Zoom video conferencing. 


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

2020 Virtual Transition Support Meetings

Monday, July 6, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Dale Favia, ‘Storytelling that will drive results’. Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Monday, July 6, 2020 6:00-7:30PM –  Bergen Career Networking Community

Important Notice:  If you plan on joining the meeting, please register and complete steps below, prior to 7/6/20 (7AM) to secure your participant spot and get your meeting details.

Download the Zoom App for your cellphone or computer. Information at

Learn about how Zoom works: (It includes a one-minute ‘warmup’ video, and a link to join a test meeting.

Employed or seeking career opportunities; become involved in a dynamic professional networking community, essential in today’s economy for career development and professional success. Build relationships; expand your career and network by interacting with valuable and trusted contacts, sharing ideas, best practices, insights and perspectives in the marketplace.

A FREE, informal and relaxing evening socializing with a community of professionals in various disciplines and industries. Register at: (If you REGISTER we will notify you with meeting details.)

**You MUST BE registered and provide your full name when joining the meeting** 

at:  **

Contact: Alicja Lisnow (SIG Chair):

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Montclair Public Library presents: ReferenceUSA Job Search Training. For more information, click:

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Tuesday evening NJ JobSeekers group, normally at Trinity Church in Princeton, is moving online for the duration.

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 

You can also dial in using your phone. 

United States: +1 (408) 650-3123 

Access Code: 817-749-229

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

Wednesday, July 7, 2020, 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm Hillsdale Career Networking Group, ‘ Ace The Interview’ with guest speaker Linda Trignano, who will deliver a first-hand perspective on how to improve your interviews. You won’t want to miss it!

Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm ‘Ask The Experts: Secrets to Landing’. Join John Hadley and Marty Latman Wednesday, July 8 at 7PM for a 1 hour webinar. For complete details and to register, visit:

Thursday, July 9th, 2020, 10:00-11:30pm, JVS host Ellen Robertson for a job seekers workshop ‘Tools to cultivate Grit and Resilience’. For info contact Meryl Kranner 862-704-2233.

Thursday, July 9th, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm, NJSENG and FENG will host Hanan Isaacs, who will present ‘A Legal and HR Look at the Covid-19 Market on Jobs, Safety, and Income Security’.  Please register for this very information meeting by emailing me at with a subject line ‘Joint NJSENG – FENG Reserve seat’.

Thursday, July 9th, 2020, 7:00-8:00pm, NSENG will host John Kennedy ‘How to train your brain to perform better during job interviews’. Click HERE to view details and/or register for this webinar.

Friday, July 10, PSG of Mercer County is pleased to welcome Amy Warner, Director of Talent Acquisition for iCIMS, who will give an extremely relevant presentation titled “Effectively Use an Applicant Tracking System”.

iCIMS is the company that created the world’s leading Applicant Tracking System (ATS) used by HR professionals for recruiting. Amy Warner, who is responsible for developing and executing the iCIMS recruitment strategy, will discuss how the job seeker can effectively apply for a position using an ATS.

When & Where:
     Friday, July 10, 2020
     Webinar will open by 9:45am.
     Presentation start time: 10:00am

Webinar Connection Info:
For added security, we are not posting the meeting connection link in this message. To retrieve the GoToMeeting link, please visit our website Event Calendar and open the event for this meeting date:

Saturday, July 11th, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am: The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: ‘How not to suck at Networking’ presented by Ashley Owens (virtual meeting). Details for meeting sign on are located at: Join us on at: to RSVP for the meeting. 

For sign on details. go to 

Monday, July 13th, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Kenneth Lang ‘Using Linkedin Now’.

Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:30-8:30 pm Northern Professionals Meeting will have a GoToMeeting ‘LinkedIn Teardown’. Phone 203-270-0051.8:30 PM ET

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 9:30-11:00 am, The Northwest New Jersey Career Club (NWNJCC) led by Nancy M. will conduct an ONLINE Google Meet Meeting regarding current job search issues and challenges. This group previously met at the Budd Lake Public Library. To join the meeting, join the Facebook group ‘ New Jersey Career Club’ and a Zoom invitation will be sent to you, a day before the meeting.

Saturday, July 18th, from 8:30 – 11:00 am: Careers in Transition (CIT) meeting. Individuals give a 15 second elevator speech about themselves — who you are, what you are looking for, target companies (2-3), how the group can help you, and how you can help the group. This is followed by a short period for networking with people you would like to introduce yourself to and exchange business cards. The group then divides into smaller teams for: 1) Resume Assistance, (Please bring 15 copies of your resume if you want it reviewed.) or 2) Support in Overcoming Job Search Obstacles. This includes: A) Small group advice for individuals who have hit the wall and need help to reinvigorate their job search, or B) Large group discussion on various job search related topics. CIT meets the first and third Saturday of each month except holidays. Visit Christ Church in Short Hills: Careers in Transition for additional information. The school where we meet has new security requirements. After introductions begin at 8:30, the doors close and no one will be admitted, so please be punctual. Sorry, the meeting room is not handicapped accessible. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.

Monday, July 20th, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Dr. Colleen Georges, ‘Effective goal setting and achievement in each area of our lives’.

Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Monday, July 20th, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 pm WNO host presenter Alex Freund, ‘Penetrating the Hidden Job Market’. This will be a virtual (on-line) meeting. Log-in information for the meeting will be sent to the registrants on the afternoon of the meeting. Register via evenbrite.

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 7:00 pm, Emmaus Work Connectors (EWC) is a ‘Net-Working’ Group. We join together to help each other work on our work journey together. Working together created strong networking bonds. We take the things we’ve learned from material and presentations at other groups and apply them together. We have a monthly meeting open to all. Participants can also join a small team to meet weekly. We also encourage members to join with a work buddy to meet every day or two during the week.

RSVP at this link (so we can send reminders and let you know of any changes):


Join the online meeting: TBD Henry Will IV, PMP

Monday, July 27th, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Join the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s virtual meeting, with Paul Cecala, ‘Components of the Background Check’.

Zoom Connection Info: tbd

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Join the NJ Statewide Virtual Job Fair. 

Login from your laptop, desktop or electronic device. As a Full Service Recruitment option, Career Showcase is ready to connect job seekers and employers via a Virtual Hiring Platform. Virtual Job Fairs have proven to be a safe option for you to interview LIVE with HR Recruiters & Hiring Managers. Our Statewide NJ Virtual Job Fair will host MANY employers that will be recruiting LIVE via our virtual platform.You can login to this event from the safety of your home and interview live with many companies during this event.     

Register free for the Virtual Job Fair by clicking on this link 

  If you are a Hiring Manager, Business Owner or HR Recruiter, call our team today at 732-424-2532 or email to learn more about our JULY 28th New Jersey Statewide Virtual Job Fair.

Pre-Recorded Podcasts

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:

Westport Public Library, located at 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880 offers an interesting series of weekly programs pertaining to job search, training, and career advice. Click on their link at: for a detailed list of upcoming events. In addition, many of these informative presentations are recorded and the podcasts can be viewed 24/7, when time allows, at:

Microcasts featuring Win Sheffield, a certified career coach, consisting of 71 assorted Power of You Microcasts. These 5-minute Microcasts answer various career questions, such as:

  • I have just been laid off and don’t know where to turn; what do I do
  • I am frustrated by my progress even though I am pursuing a variety of job options. What can I do to improve my results?
  • Networking, I have very little idea who I should be meeting with or what to ask them. Can you help me get started?

For the entire list of 71 five-minute Power of You microcasts, please click on the following link:

Teleconference featuring Abby Kohut, President of Staffing Symphony, and author of Absolutely Abby’s 101 Job Search Secrets, give a teleconference call titled: ‘Keeping Your Career on Track During the COVID-19 Pandemic’. The replay can be accessed at:

In addition to listening to this replay, send an email to Abby at 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: and paste it into your browser. This will take you to your LinkedIn account and then to videos to instruct you to use Zoom. Good Luck, Marty Latman

PSG of Mercer County website has now grown to 35 eLearning sites. Many are free, but not all. Check out some of these eLearning sites at: