The IEEE Consultants’ Network of Northern NJ will present a talk by Abby Kohut, President of Staffing Symphony, LLC on Wednesday, September 12, 2018
ABOUT THE TOPIC
Do you attend networking meetings or company events and walk away feeling like you could have been more successful in meeting more people? Do you wait for others to approach you? Do you feel anxious when you try to start a conversation? In today’s world networking isn’t just for those NOT working. It’s a powerful personal and professional tool we can all use to leverage relationships. To advance in your career, it’s imperative that you get comfortable with networking. But why just be comfortable when it can actually be fun??? Walk away from this interactive event knowing:
- How to explain what you do so people will remember you
- Why being specific when asking for help is important
- How to identify the right networking opportunities for you
- What “paying it forward” is all about
- Why networking is simply making new friends
- How to turn your networking magic into long term relationships
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Abby Kohut, who is known in the job search world as Absolutely Abby, is the President of Staffing Symphony, LLC and author of “Absolutely Abby’s 101 Job Search Secrets.” In the past 22 years, Abby held corporate recruiting positions in a variety of industries and is responsible for helping 10,000 people get hired. Her website AbsolutelyAbby.com, which was selected as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career” by Forbes, teaches candidates secrets the Absolute truth about the job search process that other recruiters won’t tell you. AbsolutelyAbby.com was also mentioned on CNBC as one of three top websites for career changers. Abby is one of the “Top 100 Influential People Online” according to Fast Company Magazine and is known as “Ask Abby” on LinkedIn. She has provided job search tips on SiriusXM, Fox 5, NBC, CBS, ABC, Monster, Real Simple, The Ladders, Bloomberg Radio, and Forbes. Recently, CEOWORLD Magazine rated Abby “One of the Top 25 Women for your Job Search” and Business News Daily rated @Absolutely_Abby as “One of Top 10 Twitter Accounts Every Jobseeker Should Follow”. Since 2012, Abby has been on a mission to help one million job seekers and is currently driving & flying around the USA on a nationwide tour to accomplish that goal.
ABOUT THE NETWORK
Founded in 1992, the IEEE Consultants Network of Northern NJ encourages and promotes the use of independent technical consultants by business and industry.
CNNNJ INVITES YOU TO JOIN THE NETWORK
The IEEE Consultants’ Network of Northern NJ invites all engineers engaged in independent practice to join its ranks. For more details on member benefits and on sign-on requirements, please visit our website at (www.TechnologyOnTap.org)
ALL ARE WELCOME! NO FEES OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Wednesday
Place: Morris County Library,
30 East Hanover Avenue, Whippany, NJ
Information: For up-to-date meeting status, Robert Walker, 973-728-0344, or visit our website, www.TechnologyOnTap.org.