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How to Get 80 Percent of LinkedIn's Benefits in 20 Percent of the Time

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Since 2005, Andy O'Hearn has sought to plumb the depths of LinkedIn's mysteries, ranging from LinkedIn Open Networker (LION) to LinkedIn Associations of Mutual Beneficence (LAMB). He's mined the expertise of LinkedIn's most proficient practitioners, and on Monday, June 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Scotch Plains Public Library, he will present his concentrated knowledge and curated experience that will set your profile apart and establish your bona fides in ways you might not have fully envisioned before.     

Andy O'Hearn is a trusted communications adviser who helps executives craft corporate narratives that frame meaningful content for integrated communication campaigns. Put simply, he helps "connect the dots" or meld complex concepts into a comprehensive messaging strategy. 

In terms of LinkedIn, Andy's 5,155 connections include some of LinkedIn's most adept practitioners around the world. His LinkedIn presentations, coaching and training are not only intensely informative, but also memorably entertaining. Andy's experience with writing, editing, research, social media, photography/design, and next-gen career trends will put you in the driver's seat of your own professional brand. Connect with Andy at https://www.linkedin.com/in/andyohearn/.

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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.

Connect with the library’s Career Networking Group on LinkedIn, Career Networking Group at SPPL.

The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.

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Three School Buses Involved in Crash at Clark's ALJ High School

June 21, 2018

CLARK, NJ — Three buses collided in the Arthur L. Johnson High School parking lot around noon on Thursday in a chain-reaction crash. 

Students were on board at the time, according to Police Chief Pedro Matos. One driver and two students had minor injuries, Matos said.   

According to a Honeywell alert issued by the Clark Public School District, ...

Let's Talk About Suicide

In our world today, it seems our children, no matter the town, state, education, family unit, socioeconomic background, ethnicity or religion are grappling with complex, confounding and complicated issues not even fit for a middle-aged adult. Sadly, one of these issues is suicide. With mental health gaining more attention, the stigma appears to be dissipating but when a mental health ...

Is Summer Camp the Right Choice for My Child?

Is your child attending camp this summer? Is it their first experience away?  If yes, it can be an experience causing anxiety for you, for the parent and the child. 

This experience can be frightening to your child if it is their first time and it is so important that they do not see your worry or anxiety about leaving home for the first time… especially if it is sleep ...

What Are The Warning Signs of Suicide

The recent passings of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain remind us to take mental illness seriously. 

Many of us feel uncomfortable to ask when someone in distress is suicidal for fear we are putting this thought in their minds. This is not true. It is a myth that asking about suicide increases the risk of suicide. The most common mental illness is depression. Some people are ...

Greatness

In honor of the Lubavitcher Rebbe's (of righteous memory) 24th  Yahrtzeit (anniversary of his passing) this coming Saturday the 16th.

Excerpts from an address given by Nobel-laureate Elie Wiesel on April 7, 1992, at a congressional dinner held in Washington on the occasion of the Rebbe's 90th birthday.

Some of you are aware of my admiration, not only ...

We Must Address The Unrealistic Affordable Housing Process Now

June 19, 2018

Dear Editor:

I would like to thank all the residents who attended and watched last Tuesday’s Town Hall meeting on over-development and legislative solutions with Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi and I. If you were unable to attend, I encourage you to watch the meeting on SPTV or the Township’s Facebook page at ().

The meeting was a real eye-opener for many of our residents. It ...

Family Science Events at Scotch Plains Public Library

June 25, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As part of its Libraries Rock summer reading program, the Scotch Plains Public Library invites you to join us for three Family Science events.

Fluorescent Minerals – Thursday, June 28 @ 7pm – They may look like ordinary rocks, but when Stuart Schneider puts them under a special light, they glow! Ages 10 to adult; registration is required.

Gourmet Salt ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

Terrill Road Baptist Chruch, Scotch Plains

LifeWay’s 2018 Vacation Bible School at Terrill ...

Religions And Spirituality

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Sun, July 8, 9:00 AM

Highland Swim Club, Scotch Plains

Resolve's Third Annual Swim-A-Palooza Party on ...