Career Networking LCI (CNL)
Career Networking Sessions
Teach and facilitate Networking among PMINJ members to support
their personal and professional growth, engage career coaches and experts
to provide guidance in navigating the job-search process, and promote exposure
to career and business opportunities.
The PMINJ Career Networking Local Community of Interest
(CNL) was established to facilitate business and career networking
among PMINJ members. The CNL's goals are to provide additional networking
opportunities to PMINJ members in the form of networking events,
educational forums, and professional development opportunities. A structured
networking event is hosted each month, with elements of speakers, panel
discussions, job announcements, networking sessions and interactive
The CNL provides these services for interested PMINJ
- Career Networking session prior to monthly
- Career Networking email list enabling
notices and opportunities to be sent to CNL members
- Reference information about other networking
resources and previous speaker sessions
Career Networking Sessions
Networking Sessions are held before monthly PMINJ Chapter
meetings, at the same location. Registration begins at 5:15pm; the
Networking event starts at 5:30pm and runs until 6:25pm, giving members
time to enjoy dinner before the main meeting. No separate pre-registration
is needed – just be sure to register for the chapter meeting, arrive
a bit earlier, and join us.
This season, CNL is planning to host speaker presentations
in September, October, February and May, and facilitated networking
sessions in November, January, March, April and June.
Topic: Open Networking with Alpha Consulting Corp.
- Recruiters of Project Managers
Start Time: 5:30 p.m.
Our sincere thanks to Alpha Consulting for sponsoring this event!
Explore opportunities afforded by Alpha Consulting CEO, Sam Hajjar, as his
Recruiters seek skilled Project Managers for client firms that need short
and long-term consultants, some with the potential for eventual full-time
Focused on the individual needs of both clients and consultants,
the firm enlists Project Management, Product Management and Program Management
talent from various industries and sectors, and offers to clients PMP-certified
Project Managers, pre-assessed on competency fit criteria and proficient in
SDLC. A privately-held specialty IT staffing firm, Alpha Consulting
Corp, secures appropriately-matched project management and IT consultants
for assignments to meet each client's project requirements.
Visit their website.
Introduce yourself to one of the Recruiters, describe your Unique Selling
Proposition or elevator speech, and join Alpha's roster of talented high-quality
Be sure to use the occasion to network with colleagues, exchange business
cards, sharpen your Unique Selling Proposition (USP), and share any news of
open positions. Note that 90% of career jobs are now landed via networking.
Make that connection!
Bring your business cards!
|Using the Art
of Storytelling to Effectively Network
Presenter: Radia Carr and Don Warkentin
||How a Good Recruiter
Can Be an Integral Part of Your Job Search!
Sue McLean of The Connors Group
| 15 Nov
with Senior Recruiter Tod Burrus
||How to Introduce
Yourself, Build Confidence and Project a Winning Image – Crafting the Elevator
and Two-Minute Pitch
with Alpha Consulting Corp. - Recruiters of Project Managers
Sponsor - Alpha Consulting Corp.
| 16 May
All events will be held at the Main Program location at 5:30 in
a separate room. Ask for directions at the registration
Handouts from the meetings (when available) can be downloaded
from the PMINJ chapter website. Go to Programs > Archive,
and find the meeting of interest to download the handouts.
email list carries CNL announcements, and also allows members
of the list to share career opportunities, events etc. Only members
of the list may email to the list.
PMINJ chapter members can subscribe / unsubscribe
to the networking email list via the chapter website. To check
or change your subscription status:
- Click the Login menu entry
at the top right
- Enter your PMI preferred email
address and your pminj.org password (same as used for online
registration) and click Login As Member (or use the Forgot
Password link to create a new password)
- On the next screen, under
the Members menu click View History
- Review your "Current Mailing
List Memberships" and click the button if you need to change this
- The change will be effective
Note also that:
- The email address used is
the one registered at www.pmi.org. If you need to change your
email address, login to www.pmi.org and make the change there.
Note that the NJ chapter receives a data feed from PMI, so it may
take up to three (3) days for the email address change to be effective
- New PMINJ members start
as Unsubscribed. Existing members of the Networking LCI are subscribed
- Do NOT reply to a Networking
email with an unsubscribe request - that sends your request
to every member of the list!
For more information:
Joan Galay PMP