Networking Events

Kansas City Job Search/Networking Events for Week of June 27

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 27. 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. Recent podcasts added are “Using Your Social Network” and “The Self-Sufficient Employee.”

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Tuesday, June 28

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. Job seekers can attend to network. 

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Wednesday, June 29

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
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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: Interviewing & Negotiating

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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New Landings Weekly Meeting

New Landings is a non-profit organziation dedicated to the economic recovery of America’s middle class. At New Landings their mission is to empower individuals to invest their expertise, work together and drive community solutions that get people back to work.

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: The Art of Interviewing”

In today’s ever increasing competitive market place, the pool of eligible candidates for a job is increasing. What separates those who land the job from the ones who only get a first interview are not only the skills one brings to the table, but equally important, the effectiveness of how one communicates that they are THE best person for the job.

Join professional development consultant Efren Mojica of “All about You Consulting” as he educates us on the entire interview process: pre interview, tackling com­mon difficult interview questions, post interview, dress code, etc. The goal is for the attendees to be better equipped to face challenging interviews and questions.

Agenda:

  • Networking (15 minutes)
  •  “The Art of Interviewing”(1 hour)
  • Group introductions/announcements (30 minutes)
  • Networking (15 minutes)

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Thursday, June 30

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

Location this week:
Communication Integrity Group
707 North Lindenwood Drive
Olathe, KS 66062
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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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Internet Marketing and Social Media Kansas City Happy Hour

Location:
SUMO by Nambara
4800 W. 135th St.
Leawood, KS 
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Time: 5:30pm

Socializing time with other business owners.

With your choice of 2 domestic draft beers or 2 house wines & hors d’oeuvres:

* Cooked sushi (California, Shrimp Tempura and Veggie Rolls)
* Steamed Shrimp Dumplings
* Veggie Egg Rolls
*Steamed BBQ Pork Buns
* Flashfried Gyoza (wontons) drizzled with Teriyaki and Mayo Aioli Sauces
*Assorted Tea Cakes and snacks 

(tax and gratuity included on-line purchase)

$19 on-line $25 at the door!

Register online 

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