Networking Events

Kansas City Job Search/Networking Events for Week of May 23

It is our hope that the information we provide on this blog will help you to find a new job or make connections with people at the various networking events. Remember, we also have a Job Leads page where we will post hot job leads as they are sent to us or as we find.

Below are the events/meetings for the remainder of the week of May 23. As always, if you know about other career fairs, meetings or events that would benefit job seekers, please send a note to jobseekersview@gmail.com. Thank you. 

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Any Day of the Week

Listen to New Landings Job Chat Podcasts brought to you each week by Hector Silva and the rest of the New Landings Job Chat Team.

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Tuesday, May 24

Northland Cathedral Job Fair

Location:
Northland Cathedral Church
101 NW 99th Street
Kansas City, MO 64155
Google Map

Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Employers and employment resources from around the area will be present, and breakout sessions will be offered to assist men and women in finding employment, networking, resume writing, mock interviewing, volunteering, handling stress, managing your finances, and much more. Lunch is free to the first 300 pre-registered attendees.

More Information and List of Participating Companies

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Kansas City Chiefs Gameday Jobs Info Session

Location:
Arrowhead Stadium in Tower Club
Park in Lot E 
Kansas City, MO
Google Map

Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Individuals attending the sessions will have the opportunity to meet stadium managers as well as ask questions about the event staff roles that are filled for every event at Arrowhead. Anyone interested in joining the Arrowhead Stadium Event Staff must attend one of the sessions. 

More Information

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Wednesday, May 25

Internet Marketing and Social Media Kansas City Meeting

Location:
Southside Mafia Pizzeria‎
12627 Metcalf Ave.
Overland Park, KS 66213
Google Map

Time: 9:00am – 11:00 am

Networking group consisting of business professionals who share their ideas and expertise in regard to marketing products or services over the Internet using social media marketing strategies.

More Information about the Group

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Professional Career Transitions Weekly Meeting

Who We Are: For professionals in an employment transition which uses current successful job search techniques. We will have time for networking, education, and workshop activities during each session.

Location:
Devry University
LeValley Conference Room
11224 Holmes Road
Kansas City, Mo
Google Map

Parking Instructions:

Park anywhere around the building.  If you enter the front doors (that face Holmes), turn right and go all the way down to the end of the hall.  The room is on the right.  The room is typically cool – bring a jacket.  Seating is limited to the first 25 people.

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Dress Attire: Business Casual

Topic: Personal Branding

Meeting Agenda:

Pre-Meeting Networking
Roundtable Discussion (45 Minutes)
Employment Workshop (45 Minutes)
Accountability Reporting (30 Minutes)

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Salvation Army Harbor Light Village Career Fair

Location:
Salvation Army Harbor Light Village
6723 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS
Google Map

Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

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New Landings Weekly Meeting

New Landings is a non-profit organziation dedicated to the economic recovery of America’s middle class. New Landings empowers individuals to create and engage in meaningful work by providing resources and new avenues to showcase their skills. We provide a holistic approach to job recovery by stabilizing, energizing and mobilizing our members to condense the transition time to economic growth.

Location:
Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church
9300 Nall Avenue
Overland Park, KS
Google Map

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Dress Attire: Business Casual

Speaker: Tammy Kabell of Career Resume Consulting

Topic: “Competing in all Eight Segments of the Job Market

With today’s competition, you need to plan on generating a lot of interest in your talents and promote yourself in as many market segments as possible.

Therefore, it’s important to understand that there are eight segments of the current job market, five of which are published, and three of which are unpublished. Most job seekers only use two or three of the eight segments available to them, which significantly limits their exposure to job opportunities.

Tammy Kabell of Career Resume Consulting will provide you with specific strategies for promoting yourself in all eight segments, strategies that have been highly successful for her clients transitioning to new senior level positions.

Speaker Bio:

Tammy Kabell is a job search strategist, resume writer and owner of Career Resume Consulting.  She is an expert at marketing her six figure clients into new positions within weeks, having eight years experience in the career industry and 18 years as a hiring manager.

Tammy is considered a national authority in the hiring industry, having been featured as an expert multiple times in The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC.com, Monster, CareerBuilder, TheLadders.com, The Kansas City Star and dozens of other online and paper publications.

Agenda:

  • Networking (15 minutes)
  •  “Competing in all Eight Segments of the Job Market” (1 hour)
  • Group introductions/announcements (30 minutes)
  • Networking (15 minutes)

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Thursday, May 26

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

Location this week:
City of Olathe 
100 E. Santa Fe 
Olathe, KS
Google Map

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00am

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

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Linking Professional Women Luncheon

Who we are: Linking Professional Women is a networking and professional support group for women in business.

Location:
Bonefish Grill Leawood
5021 West 135th Street
Leawood, KS
Google Map

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Agenda:
11-11:30 check in, pick up materials, network
11:30-12:30 lunch served,announcements,speaker
12:30-1 network, one on one meeting opportunities

In addition to great open networking and an inspirational speaker, we’re supporting a wonderful cause. Your registration for the event is used to spread awareness so we can help more local families in need. Enjoy a first class lunch provided by Bonefish Grill while networking in the company of savvy Kansas City area business professionals.

Due to the natural disasters of last weekend, this lunch AND the happy hour this week will serve as DROP LOCATIONS for supplies that will be delivered to Joplin & Reading families in need.

Registration for Luncheon

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Linking Leawood Professionals Happy Hour

Location:
Bonefish Grill Leawood
5021 West 135th Street
Leawood, KS
Google Map

Time: 4:30pm – 7:30pm

This event is a drop site for items that will be delivered to victims of the natural disasters in Joplin and Reading. Please bring publicly requested items to the event!

Please register in advance. 

Linking Leawood Professionals is a networking and professional support group for professionals who wish to do business with others in or around the Leawood/Overland Park areas.

More Information and Registration

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Friday, May 27

Kansas City Career Fair

Location:
InterContinental at the Plaza
401 Ward Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64112
Google Map

Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Register to see list of participating companies

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