Networking Events

Kansas City Area Job Search/Networking Events for Week of June 13

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 new jobs are posted every few days. 

Below are the events/meetings for the remainder of the week of June 13. As always, if you know about other career fairs, meetings or events that would benefit job seekers, please send a noteto 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. Recent podcasts added are “Maintaining a Positive Mindset” and “Networking, A New Perspective.”

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Monday, June 13

How to Learn About (and then impress) Hiring Companies Webinar

Free 60 minute webinar 

Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm CST

 You will discover:
•         Whether a hiring company is thriving or dying
•         What’s on the minds’ of its top executives
•         How to reach the hiring manager
•         What kind of people the company tends to hire
•         Who you know who could influence your hiring there
•         The salary ranges for key positions
•         How to learn about recent departures and the very latest job postings
•         What current employees have to say about the place
•         And lots, lots more! 

Register for webinar

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Tuesday, June 14

Internet Marketing and Social Media Kansas City Meeting

Location:
Granfalloon Bar & Grill
608 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO
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Time: 10:00am – Noon

Networking group consisting of business professionals who share their ideas and expertise in regard to Internet marketing, social media, and their businesses.

More Information

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Johnson County Library Career Information Services Tour

Location:
Central Resource Library
Carmack Community Room
9875 W. 87th St.
Overland Park, KS
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Time: 11:15 am – 12:45 pm

Discussion on resources for: finding potential employers, researching for interview preparation, resources to help salary negotiations, career information collection including books, downloadable audio books, videos, and more.

No registration is required. For more information, call 913-826-4600. 

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Wednesday, June 15

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

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:  Market Yourself Effectively

Meeting Agenda:

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

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Internet Marketing and Social Media Kansas City Meeting

Location:
Southside Mafia Pizzeria‎
12627 Metcalf Ave.
Overland Park, KS 66213
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Time: 9:30am – 11:30 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. Job seekers can come to network with business owners.

More Information about the Group

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KC Business to Business Getwork Network

What: Business networking event

Who: The KC B2B Getwork Network events are designed to create an opportunity for relationship building for those involved in Business to Business in the greater Kansas City area.  Come get to know those with like interests in our business community over a beverage and hors d’oeuvres.

Location:
Bacchanalia
12450 Newton St.
Overland Park, KS
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Time: 3:00-6:00pm

Registration and More Information

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Linking Professionals Networking Event

Location:
77 South
5041 West 135th St.
Overland Park, KS
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Time: 4:30pm – 7:30pm

Please register in advance. 

More Information and Registration

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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
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Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Dress Attire: Business Casual

Topic: Take Control of Your Career:  The Four Stages to Genuine Engagement

Whether you are looking to advance your career within your current organization or as part of your next career destination, please join Frans VanOudenallen, Career Coach for the Olin Business School Executive MBA at Washington University, for an interactive presentation on advancing your personal brand to take control of your career.

Based on the principle that “companies hire people not resumes,” Frans will discuss the foundation for engagement, which includes: philosophy, attitude, confidence, control, personableness and accountability. He will lead the participants through a four-stage framework for genuine engagement that includes: 

1) Self-discovery/Identity
2) Communication/Branding
3) Engagement/Networking
4) Closure/Interview

Agenda:

  • Networking (15 minutes)
  •  “Take Control of Your Career:  The Four Stages to Genuine Engagement” (1 hour)
  • Group introductions/announcements (30 minutes)
  • Networking (15 minutes)

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Thursday, June 16

KC Business Journal Workshop (how to use it to find jobs)

Location:
New Landings HQ
11320 W. 79th St.
Lenexa, KS 66214
Google Map

Free to attend.

Time: 9:00 – 11:00 am

Don’t miss this workshop on how to use the Kansas City Business Journal to find your next career opportunity!  The workshop will focus on the following:

  • Looking beyond the headline of a story to identify opportunities
  • Discovering networking events using the paper’s calendar section
  • Utilizing advertisements in the paper as a source of information
  • Learning how to obtain “free” news stories through the Business Journal’s daily E-mail update
  • How to use the Top 25 Lists to research opportunities

More Information and to Register

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

Location this week:
Aberdeen Village/Presbyterian Manors, Inc. 
17500 West 119th Street 
Olathe, KS 66061
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Time: 9:00 am – 11:00am

Opportunity to mingle with Olathe area business owners and network to your next job. There is a special sign-up area so job hunters and employers can meet.

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Friday, June 17

Re-THINK! A Powerful Plan and Foundation for Your Job Search Webinar

Free 60 minute webinar 

Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm CST

You will learn:
• How to “improve the way you think” resulting in less frustration and more action on your search. Action that leads to RESULTS!
• Ten strategies for building your powerful plan and foundation
• Feeling the best you can every day
• How you can easily deal with “burn out” on your job search

Register for webinar

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