Networking Events for Week of October 14th

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Monday, October 14th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Northern Bergen County Networking Group (NBCNG) will host Nita Silimkhan, who will give a presentation titled: Interactive Demonstration on Using Google Plus in Job Search.  The meeting is at Ponds Reformed Church, 341 Ramapo Valley Road/Route 202, Oakland, NJ 07436. We meet in Fellowship Hallin the basement behind the church, across from the CHASE bank drive-thru.

Monday, October 14th from 7:30 – 9:00 pm: New Providence United Methodist Church will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give the fifth in a series of seven presentations titled: Death by Document – The Marketing Resume.  If you have any questions about the upcoming seminar, please call: 1-908-464-5535.  The meeting is at New Providence United Methodist Church, 1441 Springfield Ave., New Providence, NJ 07974.
Tuesday, October 15th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Barry Cohen, CUNY Employment Coordinator, who will give a presentation titled: Powerful First Impressions: How to Find and Get the Job You Really Want.  Barry will discuss the hidden techniques and strategies you need to ace that next job interview.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, October 15th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Temple Beth Shalom Career Networking Group will host Marty Latman, Chairman of the Bergen Chapter of Financial Executive Network Group, who will give a presentation titled: Working the Room.  When you attend networking or business meetings are you successful in promoting yourself?  Are you unsure of the best ways to do this or would you like to improve your technique?  Do you leave the meeting feeling that you really accomplished something?  If you would like to improve your networking skills and to really get the most out of working the room, you should attend this presentation.  Please register at: The meeting is at Temple Beth Shalom, 193 East Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039.
Tuesday, October 15th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: ABC’s of Salary Negotiations.  For more information contact Sylvia Velez at 1-908-630-3530 or email The meeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.
Wednesday, October 16th from 9:30 – 11:30 amWomen-Helping-Women, a program of Westchester Jewish Community Services, will host Ettie Shapiro, Principal, Coaching Results, who will give a presentation titled: Time Management: Boot Camp for Job Seekers.  In this workshop we will examine and apply time management principles to the job search in today’s world, where change is the norm. In this environment, developing strategies for getting everything done, while maintaining balance and quality of life, is more important than ever. Ettie will discuss: Is the job search a full time job?  Registration is required; please contact Lenore Rosenbaum, W-H-W Program Director, at or 1-761-0600 x308.  The meeting is at Westchester Jewish Community Services, 845 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603.
Wednesday, October 16th from 9:30 am – 12:00 noon: The Professional Support Group of Morris County (PSGMC) will host Maya Ollson, co-author of Crack the Job Search Code, who will give a presentation titled: Developing Your Hallmark Signature.  Maya knows that companies buy results: Once you’re in transition, it is your responsibility, as President of You, Inc., to convey to an employer the value that you bring and to sell yourself to prospective employers. This workshop will focus on identifying your hallmark signature, the results you have accomplished and how to sell yourself throughout the interview process.  Additional information is available at:  The meeting will be at the Parsippany Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054.
Wednesday, October 16th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer a program titled: Clone of WorkSearch Orientation.  Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals.  After taking the orientation,WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive (Bring your own USB drive).  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Wednesday, October 16th from 1:30 – 4:30 pm: The NJ Chapter of the ChemPharma Association will host Pete Meluso, Sr. Labor Relations and EEO Specialist at BASF, who will give a presentation titled: Job Search 2013: Navigating the Crazy River.  Since the great economic and jobs collapse of 2008 the topic of job search has taken a front seat in many circles. Pete will share some essential background information with you that departs from much of the standard advice offered during most of these talks. He will explain what is considered heresy or given too little attention by many experts in the Job Search field, i.e. that it may not be anything that you are doing wrong that is contributing to your seemingly interminable job search. In addition, Pete will review observations from his extensive experience about what you can do to continue your search with a much great sense of balance. He will share information about Resumes, Interviews, Networking and Social Media all based upon the way HR folks on the inside are more inclined to view things. It will become crystal clear that there is no just right approach to this topic in these times. You will need to adopt a new paradigm that becomes flexible, opportunistic and allows for experimentation as the rapid pace of change shows that every tried and true job search method needs to be challenged based upon situational awareness.  For additional information, contact Peter Nirchio at Please register at: at  The meeting is at Morris County Library, 30 East Hanover Ave, Whippany, NJ 07981. 
Wednesday, October 16th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Hal Eskenazi, who will give a presentation titled: Interview Coach 24-7.  Hal will discuss the interviewing process and offers tips for a successful interview.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Thursday, October 17th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Northern NJ Professionals in Transition will host: Marty Latman, Chairman of the Bergen Chapter of Financial Executive Network Group (FENG), who will give a presentation titled: In transition – Now what do I do?  Being in-transition for a short or long period of time can be a very stressful. You can get depressed, angry and confused. You can lose your self-confidence. What can you do to change this situation? How do you get back into the “game”? How do you change this negative situation into a positive experience?  Attendees at all levels will learn about the obstacles they need to overcome during this period to succeed, the methods they need to use to change their situation and ways to make being in-transition a productive, meaningful and positive time in their lives. The meeting is at the Maplewood Public Library, 51 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ 07040.
Thursday, October 17th from 10:00 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer will co-host Philip Bartfield, who will give a presentationtitled: LinkedIn for the Job Search.  Philip will discuss how recruiters use LinkedIn to search for candidates. This information will help you learn how to adjust and update your LinkedIn profile for increased effectiveness and visibility.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Thursday, October 17th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Charles Moldenhauer, who will give a presentation titled: Sell Yourself as a Consultant. Charles will show you how to plan, brand, and then execute a program for yourself using new and direct methods to take your expertise and become a successful consultant. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Friday, October 18th from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon: The Philadelphia Chapter of the ChemPharma Association will host Sue Kaiden of Careeredge.  To succeed in this job market, you need a sound strategy and plan that will move you in the direction you want to go.  Sue will discuss how to develop a strategic plan for your search.  Please register  A parking pass available at Philadelphia Parking Pass Fall 2013.  For additional information, contact  The meeting is at Villanova University, Health Services Building, Room 200, 800 Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085.
Saturday, October 19th from 8:15 – 10:30 am: The Saint Gregory the Great Networking Group (SGGNG) will host Amy Raditz, who will give a presentation titled: Job Search is a Team Sport.  The meeting is at Saint Gregory the Great’ Church, 4680 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.
Saturday, October 19th 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. The meeting is in the Winston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.

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