May 2020 Job Search Networking Events (Courtesy of Tom Donohue and individual contributors)
Note: The following is a sampling of job search networking events in the tristate area. For additional events, go to:
Note: The following is a sampling of job search networking events in the tristate area. For additional events, go to:
- Eventbrite (search on business and professional networking in the locations you prefer)
- Landing Expert List
- Meetup (search on business and professional networking in the locations you prefer)
- Neighbors Helping Neighbors
- Northern Westchester Toastmasters Club
- Putnam Speaks Toastmasters Club
- Westchester/Putnam One Stop Workshops
Friday, May 1st, from 10:00 - 11:30am: The Professional Service Group of Mercer County Virtual meeting featuring Valerie S. Williams, Mentor and Project Management Professional, will give a presentation titled: Kick Start your Job Search - The Essential Checklist. Before you submit your next resume there are some things you can do to make the process smoother and submission faster. This session will help you by giving you the ultimate job hunt checklist. This session will also give you networking tools, ways to showcase your skills, and supporting documents to help you track your progress. Please visit the PSG of Mercer County website Event Calendar page (https://www.psgofmercercounty.org/p/event-calendar.html) to see the GoToMeeting connection link for this virtual program.
Monday, May 4th, from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a virtual meeting featuring Jan Goodman Mastering the Interview. Zoom Virtual General Meeting DescriptionProfessional Service Group of Central New Jersey - PSGCNJ
Events will include networking and topic speaker Meets every Monday on Virtual Zoom Meeting. 10:00 AM-Networking via chat or discussion. General meeting starts at 10:30 AM and ends at 12:30 PM. Additional Networking at the conclusion of each meeting. New Members are encouraged to join at 10:00 AM EST.
Join through Zoom video meeting: Meeting ID: 525-652-585 By phone: 646 558 8656
Any questions or difficulty please reach out to Peter Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, May 4, 2020 6:00-6:40PM Bergen Career Networking Community
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: https://bcnc89.eventbrite.com ( If you REGISTER we will notify you with meeting details.)
**You MUST BE registered and provide your full name when joining the meeting**
**Register ONLY if you intend to attend at: https://bcnc88.eventbrite.com **
Tuesday, May 4th-May 8th, Networkers Without Borders - In lieu of our weekly emails, we will be observing National Lawyer Well-Being Week May 4-8. We have been working hard to on six exciting webinars that you can attend live or a repeat recorded version.These webinars are being presented by NJLAP, in cooperation with the NJSBA Lawyer Well-Being Committee and with special help from the NJSBA Young Lawyers Division.
NJLAP uses a HIPAA-compliant version of Zoom for extra security, and you will need to register for each webinar you wish to attend, individually. You will get a confirmation email with a sign up link that is unique to you. Please feel free to share the information/registration link below with any other lawyers, Judges, Law Students, or Law Graduates you know.
Some of the subjects being presented include:
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12 PM-12:30 PM EDT: Introduction to Venture Capital: Lessons Learned from 15,000 Pitches Online Class: May 5, 2020; 12:00 PM -12:30 PM EDT In this webinar Angela Lee, professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Business School, will offer advice for investors, including how to evaluate early-stage startups, an introduction on how to navigate the startup and venture capital ecosystem and lessons for founders, including best practices and pitfalls in fundraising. Register Here.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1 PM-2:00PM EDT: 3 Secrets to Outshine Your Competition in Video Interviews Online Class: May 5, 2020; 1:00 PM -2:00 PM EDT There is so much uncertainty now. COVID-19 has created countless challenges. Among those is landing your dream job as competition increases and interviews shift from in person to on-camera. However, you can use this challenge to your advantage if you know what to do. Join us in this webinar to get actionable advice to give you a competitive edge so you can ace your on-camera job interviews. Register Here.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 11:30 AM-1:00PM CDT Hoping this note finds you and your family well. As a friend of our Challenger family, I wish to extend available resources so you can do the same for your friends, family or network who may be impacted by job loss. We are passionate about our work in the support we offer on navigating the job market at any time yet especially now. We are here to help and continue to offer FREE webinar support. Companies are hiring and we teach strategy for job search success and, particularly, how to network to tap into the hidden job market where the majority of jobs reside. Registration is required as attached. Please share where helpful…
(Guidance will include tips on: writing a resume, creating a compelling LinkedIn profile, interviewing via video, researching companies, networking and more.) Mary Stager
Regional Director (203)435-5282 email@example.com Why Challenger?
Thursday May 7th, from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: CareerConnectionsConsortium Free Webinar: 10 LinkedIn Tips for Job Seekers During Covid 19 (Thurs 5/7)
If you've been furloughed, terminated, or are transitioning to a new career OR are tired of sending out resumes and getting no response, aren't confident with your resume, or are afraid of the competition...
Join the North Jersey Chamber of Commerce and Bonnie Negron, MBA, NCOPE, CPRW of Bonnie Career Services, for a Zoom meeting on how to stand out in the competitive job market on Thursday 5/7 at 11am. Pre-registration is required. Visit: lnkd.in/dEKGWww
Thursday May 7th, from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm: How Your Customers Can Be the Key to a Better Company Valuation Online Class: Firms today have the power to predict customer behavior with more accuracy than ever before. Professor Fader and colleagues have come up with the Customer-based corporate valuation (CBCV) to improve the process. In this webinar we'll explore developing and applying a customer-focused valuation strategy for your organization and connecting marketing actions with financial outcomes in a meaningful way. Register Here.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM - Complimentary Webinar: How to Sell When You Think No One is Buying: 5/7 @ noon
Complimentary Webinar: How to Sell When You Think No One is Buying
While this topic is being offered to local businesses via the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce, it may be a terrific topic for job seekers. You are selling your services as a dedicated worker, subject matters expert and valuable professional resource. And, you are looking to do so to a tentative buyer - the hiring manager.
The instructor is David Trapani, CEO - AGT & Associates, Inc. an authorized Sandler Sales Training Center. He brings over 25 years of sales, marketing and management experience. David prides himself on helping business owners and leaders gain an edge to move their sales to the next level.
Register for this free 1 hour webinar: https://bit.ly/2z4gL8g
Friday, May 8th, from 10:00 - 11:30am: The Professional Service Group of Mercer County Virtual meeting, featuring Marty Latman, Senior Finance Professional, Consultant and Coach, who will give a presentation titled: Ageism Exists, The Elephant in The Room. Do you feel that you are not getting a new position because of your age? Is your career not advancing because you are older? Do you feel you are being discriminated due to your age? How do you remedy this situation? Marty will discuss the things you need to know about ageism so you can use it to strengthen your position as the ideal candidate for a position. Please visit the PSG of Mercer County website Event Calendar page (https://www.psgofmercercounty.org/p/event-calendar.html) to see the GoToMeeting connection link for this virtual program.
Saturday, May 9th, from 8:00 am - 9:30 am: The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: “Advance, Secure or Transition Your Career with High-Demand Certifications” presented by Sharon Bussey (virtual meeting). Details for meeting sign on are located at: www.thebreakfastclubnj.com Join us on Meetup.com at: http://www.meetup.com/The-Breakfast-Club-NJ/ to RSVP for the meeting.
Presentation: “Advance, Secure or Transition Your Career with High-Demand Certifications” Over the past decade high demand industry certifications have transformed the job market. Employers are seeking specific skill sets that are demonstrated through certifications. Obtaining certifications yield many benefits including: increasing your skills, demonstrating continuous learning, and being flagged by search engines for jobs. In this presentation you will learn about:
⦁ The top professional certifications for corporate and government employers
⦁ Skills and knowledge obtained from these certifications
⦁ Current and future job demand
⦁ Prerequisites and experience needed for the certifications
⦁ Recommendations for certifications based on your experience and interests
Sunday, May 10th, from 9:00 am - 10:00 am: CCC Career Connections Consortium
A lot of interesting COVID Job focused information passed by my feeds this week that I think you will find interesting !!! Some of the topics I will be covering om the Webinar this week will include:
1. Reopening the Workplace Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic (What to expect)
2. New iOS BETA Application for COVID Contract Tracing API and its "Work" Impact
3. Unemployment Claims Monitor from Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
4. Using a Spreadsheet to track your Job Applications
5. McKinsey Document on Reskilling and current trends they are seeing
6. Getting read for Pandemic Job Interview Questions
7. Another example of a recent COVID Job Scams
8. Getting reacquainted with Meetup for "Virtual" Meetings
Monday, May 11th, from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host a virtual meeting featuring Paul Cecala - Work Search Buddies: Finding success with a little help from a friend.
Mon, May 11, 10:00am – 12:30pm
WherePSGCNJ.biz Zoom Virtual General Meeting DescriptionProfessional Service Group of Central New Jersey - PSGCNJ
Events will include networking and topic speaker
Meets every Monday on Virtual Zoom Meeting.
10:00 AM-Networking via chat or discussion.
General meeting starts at 10:30 AM and ends at 12:30 PM. Additional Networking at the conclusion of each meeting.
Tuesday, May 12th, from 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm: [WNO] Northern Fairfield Professionals (NFP) meeting on Tuesday, May 12th
This is a free network group, for people looking for new opportunities or interested in professional development.
You are cordially invited to our next Northern Fairfield Professionals (NFP) ZOOM meeting 6 – 7:15 pm on Tuesday, May 12 .
Our guest speaker, Stacey Cohen will present on “Marketing of YOU for career success ”.
Please feel free to invite other professionals to participate.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 894 5087 6600
NFP is where people meet to expand their network connections, as well as learn the tools needed to advance their careers. Business professionals from all industries and career levels are welcome to attend our monthly meetings.
Our philosophy is to build reciprocal relationships where business professionals can exchange ideas, job leads, and build networking skills.
We usually have a guest speaker discuss a topic of interest for business professionals.
Northern Fairfield Professionals (NFP) meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
When we are able to have events in Connecticut, we will resume our meetings at The Knights of Columbus building at Saint Rose in Newtown CT.
The onsite network meetings start at 5:30 pm. Networking is from 5:30-6:15pm with a speaker presentation from 6:15pm to 7:30, then networking until 8 pm.
Contact Number: 203-270-0051
***Attendance to NFP meetings remains free
Sundays from 9:00 – 9:30 am: George Pace, an IT Technology Leader, in Partnership with TBCNJ, will start holding a weekly LIVE Webinar every Sunday until this crisis is over. The purpose of this Webinar will be to:
Share the latest Federal / State news as it relates to the Job Market
Providing updates to apply for Unemployment
Discuss proactive Activities to start thinking about, including:
General Skills, Video Skills, Remote Networking approaches, and
Most importantly, understanding the thoughts and concerns of the attendees on the Webinar
To access the webinar go to 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mondays in May, Every Monday in May from 10-11am, The Elder Law Department at Mandelbaum Salsburg will be hosting a Caregivers Peer Support Group Zoom call for all caregivers or those who have lost a loved one. See below for more info and to register. If you're in touch with Clelia, please tell her I sent you. SG
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