Next Week’s Upcoming Networking Events, Beginning October 26

Sundays, from 8:00 – 9:00 am. Every Sunday morning tune into Your Career is Calling on 107.7 FM, The Bronc, an on-campus radio station at Rider University.  Hosts Frank Kovacs and Wanda Ellet bring you the best career advice, no matter what stage your career is in. Whether you are in transition, looking for a better opportunity, or even a college student, Your Career is Calling has you covered.  Nearly every single week, they are joined by a special guest to cover a unique topic.  Don’t forget to tune into 107.7 FM The Bronc, or 107.7 The Bronc’s free Android and IPhone Apps.  Listeners can reach the studio with their questions at 1-877-900-1077.  In addition, interesting previous episodes are available at:
Mondays, from 9:00 – 10:00 pm. Call in your job search questions every Monday night to a live Radio Show titled: Own Your Career hosted by Rod Colon, on Blogtalk Radio Dial 1-347-857-3320 with your questions to get proven guidance from the # 1 career coach in the United States, specialized in the 7 Step Job Search and author of the book Win The Race For 21st Century Jobs. Get free coaching with challenges you encounter steering your career in the rough seas of the 21st century job market.
In addition to the great meetings listed below, check out the Neighbors-helping-Neighbors (NhN) website at: or for additional meetings.
Monday, October 27th from 7:00 am – 9:30 am: The Mondays @ 7 Group will host Laura Powers, who will give a presentation titled: Strategic On and Offline Networking: Essential Do’s and Don’ts. Laura will discuss how to plan a networking strategy and offer key techniques to grow a sphere of iconnections.  For further information, contact Ed Thomas at 203-981-4648 or, or the group’s website at  The meeting is at the Westport United Methodist Church, 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT 06880 (Exit 42 off the Merritt Parkway).
Monday, October 27th from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Matthew Goerke, one of America’s leading experts in the field of Memory Development, who will give a presentation titled: The Memory Switch.  Matthew will discuss the new advances in memory technology as well as provide insight into how these methods are in direct alignment with helping people achieve both business and personal goals. There is no such thing as a bad memory just an untrained one.  Additional information is available  The meeting will be at First United Methodist Church of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.

Monday, October 27th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm: The New Jersey North Chapter of the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group GPSEG (formerly NJENG) invites you to an After Hours Social. Come for an evening of intelligent conversation, business networking, reconnecting with good friends, or making new ones. This is a great way for working members to keep in touch and meet the many new members. We invite other executive level networking groups such as: ChemPharma, FENG, IERG, MENG, NJ-SENG, and TENG. No RSVP or registration is needed, and there is no cost to attend. The meeting is at the Hamilton Park Hotel, 175 Park Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932.
Monday, October 27th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Temple Community Network (TCN) will host: Janelle Razzino, President of Razzino Associates, who will give a presentation titled: Let’s Get The Job Now.  Key items from Janelle’s talk will include: 1) How many people get the salary question on the first interview and answer incorrectly, 2) Be prepared for everything, 3) Three staples to keep in mind, 4) Being able to avoid mistakes on the first interview, and much more. Come prepared for an exciting interactive conversation with one of Northern New Jersey’s premiere recruiters and helper of those in transition. Of course, as usual, there will be plenty of open networking time with your colleagues as well.  The meeting is at Barnert Temple, 747 Route 208 South, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417.
Tuesday, October 28th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Hal Eskenazi, who will give a presentation titled: Interview Coach 24-7.  Do you think the interview is about hiring you? It is not. In today’s economy, companies are resistant to hiring except when absolutely necessary. You will learn how to show that you are absolutely necessary. Once you understand today’s interview process, and the land mines getting through it, you will understand how to show an organization your value add, substantially increasing your chance of getting the job offer you want. You need to make the interview about hiring you.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, October 28th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm: Sara Greenhouse, President of Generate Buzz, LLC, will host a free presentation entitled: Creating Your Personal Brand: A Panel Discussion. Four expert panelists will discuss how to create one’s own brand. Attendees will walk away re-energized about job searching, with an expanded network, elevated self-esteem, and become one step closer to achieving both personal and professional satisfaction. The four panelists include: Chris Boyd, Founder of Simply Best Practice, LLC, Alex Freund: The Landing Expert Career Coach, Jo-Rose Portfolio, Principal of Capital-3 Staffing Solutions, LLC, andPenina Rybak: CEO of Socially Speaking and Director of The NICE Initiative for Female Entrepreneurship. As a special bonus, Phil Elliot, of Phil Elliot Photography, will take free professional headshots for your LinkedIn profile or business card, for interested attendees, between 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Job leads and refreshments will be provided, as well as an opportunity to win great giveaways. Doors open at 6:00 pm for open networking, and the event begins at 7:00 pm. WAITING LIST ONLY FOR BOTH ATTENDEES and HEADSHOT REQUESTS. Email RSVPs to: For more information, visit: The event will be held at the Roseland Free Public Library: 20 Roseland Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068.
Tuesday, October 28th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will hostJohn Crant, Author, Career Coach and Speaker, who will give a presentation titled: Self-Recruiter Career Evolution: Preparing For Your Career’s New Leap With Social Media Marketing.  John will discuss how to lay the groundwork to take your career to the next level, to get on the short list for that next promotion, and to market your achievements continually.  The discussion includes: 1) Perception Is Reality: So, Change Reality, 2) Credit, Where Credit Is Do –and How To Get Yours, 3) Sharing Accolades Shines the Light on You Too, 4) Be Seen as a Leader, By Being a Leader, 5) Manage Your Career ‘Marketing’ Materials: Using LinkedIn, Groups, Blogs and More, 6) Your Signature Block Can Speak Volumes, and 7) Integrating Your Career Strategies Into Your Messaging.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Tuesday, October 28th from 7:30 – 9:30 pm: The Career Forum will host Lloyd Feinstein, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Confidence and The 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 29th from 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm: Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Career Development Center is hosting a Fall Career Fair.  It is open to the public and as of this writing, 93 employers have already signed up. NINETY-THREE!  You will see a large employer representation, broad range of industries, and wide ranges of jobs at many levels. Private sector, public sector, nonprofit … they are all going to be there.  Here’s the link:  FDU Career Fair.  When you get to this page, you will see the registration link in the middle, and plenty of information on the employers on the left.  The Career Fair is at Fairleigh Dickinson’s Rothman Center, 140 University Plaza Drive, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Wednesday, October 29th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will offer a program titled: 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 29th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will hostRobert Hellmann, a career coach, who will give a presentation titled: Advanced LinkedIn Techniques: Jump-start Your Career.  Robert will discuss advanced techniques for leveraging LinkedIn to build your network, research prospects, be found, contact people, and get meetings and interviews.  The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Wednesday, October 29th from 7:30 – 9:15 pm. Job Seekers of Montclair, will host a program titled: Job Search Techniques.  Learn about: 1) Using the Internet, 2) Informational interviewing, 3) Directory of Organizations, and 4) Examining the Want Ads. Additional information is available at:, or by calling 1-973-783-3442.  The meeting is at St. Luke’s Church Hall, 73 South Fullerton Avenue (corner of Union Street), Montclair, NJ 07042.
Thursday, October 30th from 9:30 – 11:30 am: Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) of New Jersey will host Mary Anne Kochut, who will give a presentation titled: Power vs. Perception: Ten Characteristics of Self-Empowerment for Job Seekers.  When in job transition, you may find yourself facing challenges in your job search that are unique to being in transition. However, it can be frustrating experiencing the roller coaster ride of the job search experience.  This program will provide an overview of the behaviors an effective job seeker needs to master and emulate in attaining self-empowerment while in the job search. It provides a review of the different types of power that all individuals possess and how to apply them effectively.  To register, e-mail Beverly Feldman at or call: 1-973-674-0871 by noon, 10-29-2014.  The meeting is at the Aidekman Family Campus, 901 Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ 07981.  Turn right at the sign for Golds’ gym.
Thursday, October 30th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will hostRenee Rosenberg, who will give a presentation titled: The WOW of Job Search: Wanting~Ouching~Winning. Renee will take you through the steps needed to conduct an organized and productive job search. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Friday, October 31st from 9:45 am – 12:00 Noon: The Princeton Public Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer County will co-host Laura Craig, who will give a presentation titled: What Makes Me Come Alive.  Attain new insights about yourself, the importance of paying attention to the four pillars of energy will be stressed, and perceive how you may choose to re-prioritize your life moving ahead.  Visit the PSG of Mercer County website to learn about the numerous resources available there.  The meeting is at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.
Saturday, November 1st 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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