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Career Networking Group: The Secret to an Effective Marketing Message

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  Does your “elevator pitch” grab the listener’s attention, leaving them wanting to know more about you? Many job seekers, and even consultants and business owners, miss the boat with their marketing messages, trying hard to inform the listener and finding that no one cares.

Developing an effective marketing message is one of the most important things you can do to accelerate your job search. Career expert John Hadley will be at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Monday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m., to discuss how to develop an effective marketing message.

Career Search Counselor John Hadley will discuss exactly what to do to create a marketing message that people will remember. At the end of the workshop, attendees will understand the biggest mistakes even experienced professionals make when talking about what they do, how to articulate a memorable message clearly and succinctly, and how to leverage this knowledge to create consistent visibility.

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John Hadley helps job seekers frustrated with their search. He also works with professionals struggling to become and be seen as influential leaders. He offers a free Career Tips email newsletter to 9,500 subscribers, each month bringing valuable advice on marketing yourself for a career search and for accelerating your career. You can find that and a variety of other career resources on his website at www.JHACareers.com. Connect with the library’s Career Networking Group on LinkedIn, Career Networking Group at SPPL.

This program is presented by the Scotch Plains-Mountainside Public Libraries’ Career Networking Group. It is free and open to all interested participants. Register online at www.scotlib.org, call 908-322-5007 x204, or e-mail library@scotlib.org. The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.

 

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Preserve Your Family Memorabilia

September 19, 2017

The Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society is pleased to sponsor a digital preservation fundraising event to help patrons safeguard personal memories in photos, film, videos and other media materials.

The historical society partnered with Digital Memory Media (a Division of Innovative Document Imaging LLP), an organization that digitized the original Constitution of the United States, ...

Concert for Change: A Musical Fundraiser for Berkeley Heights Democrat Council Candidates

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Come join us for a fantastic evening of performances by world-class singers, actors and musicians from Berkeley Heights and neighboring New Providence!

On Thursday, Oct. 5, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, event-goers can enjoy the entertainment, light refreshments and learn about Susan Poage and Alvaro Medeiros, candidates running ...

Union County Business Owners Invited to “Lunch & Learn” with Chieh Huang of Boxed

Insights from one of the country’s top entrepreneurs are on the menu at the upcoming Lunch & Learn event on October 4, featuring Boxed co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang. Business owners and managers in Union County are invited to attend the session, sponsored through the Freeholder Board’s Union County Means Business initiative in support of local businesses.

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Former US Ambassador to Explore “Challenges for a New Leadership” in Union County’s Celebration of Hispanic Heritage

Former US Ambassador to Uruguay Julissa Reynoso will present “Challenges for a New Leadership,” a free lecture and Q&A session that leads off National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations in Union County.

Challenges for a New Leadership is scheduled for Wednesday, September 27 in Room N4 of the Nomahegan Building, at the main campus of Union County College, 1033 Springfield ...

Kenilworth Student Approached by Stranger asking to Give Her a Ride Home, Police Say

September 17, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ – A David Brearley High School student was approached by an unknown man who asked if she wanted a ride home while she was walking home from school this week.

According to Kenilworth police, the driver was a white male with gray hair who was between 30 and 40-years-old. The man approached the student near the Boulevard and Coolidge Drive at approximately 4:30 p.m. on ...

Holmdel Mourns Tragic Death of High School Junior Who Collapsed During Lacrosse Game

September 19, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - A Go Fund Me site was launched Monday to support the family of their friend, classmate and teammate Jack Dowd, who tragically passed away after collapsing at a lacrosse game at Rutgers University. You can find it and assist the family by clicking here:

https://www.gofundme.com/jack-dowd-fundraiser

On Sunday, September 17th Holmdel High School Junior and ...

An Urban Garden Grows In Elizabeth

September 10, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - Take a stroll on Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth and you will come upon an unusual, lush little farm brimming with tomatoes, peppers and eggplants. The garden, with its perfectly arranged beds, is thriving just feet away from the busy four-lane street.

The garden is one of 18 that are funded by the Union County Means Green Community Garden grant program. The garden helps fund the ...

How to be a Doctor in Seven Years

Who wouldn’t be completely at ease with a 25-year-old performing their open-heart surgery? Joking aside, many students and parents are attracted to accelerated undergraduate/graduate degree programs.  While some of the most common exist in the realms of medicine, engineering, and business, more and more are cropping up in fields like physical therapy, teaching, counseling, and ...

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High Exposure to Company Stock in Your 401K: Good or Bad?

Is it good or bad to have a lot of employer stock in your 401k plan? It depends. Some employees accumulate company stock quickly because their company match is 100% company stock. Other employees load up on company stock because they’re bullish on their employer (and don’t fear an Enron-type recurrence). On balance, employees are holding a declining share of their 401k assets in ...