Networking Events

Job Search/Networking Events week of October 11 in Kansas City

To help provide as much information as possible for job seekers in the Kansas City area, we will attempt to list out networking events, classes, seminars, etc. on this blog. Below are the events/meetings for the week of October 11:

Tuesday, October 12:

The Job Radio Show

Tune in to KCXL 1140AM or 102.9 FM in Kansas City

Time: 10:00-11:00 am every Tues. morning

This week’s guest: David Longstreet

New Rules of the Game – David v. Goliath

When underdogs, David’s choose not to play by Goliath’s rules to win!    In today’s economy you need to learn to fight like a David, but the problem is that most people are determined to fight on Goliath’s terms.  They go to battle with a strategy that worked a decade or two ago and expect to win.  The problem is there are new  rules of the game.  It does not matter if you are looking for a job, trying to stay employed,  launching a business, or trying to stay in business you need to learn the new rules, so you can fight like a David.

Listen to the Podcast

The Job Radio Show Notes for this week

Wednesday, October 13:

New Landings Weekly Meeting

Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church
9300 Nall Avenue
Overland Park, KS

Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

Dress Attire: Business Casual


While most job seekers are appropriately focused on securing their next position, there is something to be said for thinking beyond to the time one is re-employed.  What most people don’t give consideration to while they have some time between jobs is how to keep that next position once it does come.  Come join the fun of reflecting on what tips are important for you to keep that next job and learn how they compare to the tips of others.  Presenter Maureen Purcell from SoLwork LLC will lead an interactive session on “Keeping Your Next Job:  Creating 10 Tips for Staying.

Crossroads Career Network Meeting

Woods Chapel United Methodist Church
4725 NE Lakewood Way
Lees Summit, MO

Time: 6:30-7:30 pm in Room 301

Topic: EXPLOSIVE Networking

Shawn Kinkade is the owner of Aspire Business Development and will present on “Explosive Networking”. There are a lot of ways to go about a career transition, but at the core of it is networking. Networking is all about relationships, and relationships are the key to your career. He will take you through 10 steps that will get your networking to explode!

LinkedIn Event Info

Thursday, October 14:

Olathe Chamber Coffee meeting (open to job seekers to attend for free)

Location this week:
HealthRidge Fitness Center
17800 West 106th Street
Olathe, KS
Google Map

Time: 9:00 am

Opportunity to mingle with Olathe area business owners and network to your next job!

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

New Landings Coaching Opportunity

Working in groups of six or less, you will receive personalized strategies, tools, support, and accountability to create sustainable change and help with problem-solving and goal-setting for career transition. Normally priced at $125 an hour, you receive 90 minutes for only $35 per person. It’s a great value and a great opportunity!

To register: email
Questions? Go to or call Debra Hayes (913.269.3634)

If you know about other career fairs, meetings, or events that would benefit job seekers, please send a note to Thank you.



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