Networking Events

Kansas City Job Search/Networking Events for Week of July 11

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 day.

Below are the events/meetings for the remainder of the week of July 11. 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 “The Self-Sufficient Employee” and “Quality of Engagement.” 

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Tuesday, July 12

Time Management Basics Workshop

Location:
New Landings HQ
11320 W. 79th St.
Lenexa, KS 66214
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Free to attend.

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am

Ben Harlan, Store Manager for FranklinCovey in Overland Park, KS, will be presenting this workshop on “Time Management From the Beginning”.  Ben will be reviewing a “Back to Basics” overview of some of the best of FranklinCovey’s workshops including FOCUS and the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. 

These vital steps on managing your everyday life will help with both your job search and giving you the tools to be a step above the rest when you land that new job!

Registration for the Workshop

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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.

Registration for the Meeting

More Information about the Group

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Wednesday, July 13

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: How to Use the KC Business Journal for Your Job Search

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
Google Map

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: “Communicating Through Story for Career Success

People are genetically wired to learn through stories. To create impact, shouldn’t purposeful storytelling be part of your professional communication toolkit?   Stand out from the competition and all the digital noise with a story that is authentic to you!  In this interactive session, participants will learn how to find, build and deliver a compelling professional story.

Andrew Nemiccolo of Seven Story Learning helps individuals and organizations to develop their natural story-sharing abilities in order to influence, lead and sell more effectively.

Agenda:

  • Networking (15 minutes)
  • “Communicating Through Story for Career Success” (1 hour)
  • Group introductions/announcements (30 minutes)
  • Networking (15 minutes)

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Thursday, July 14

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

Location this week:
Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc.
18000 West 105th Street
Olathe, KS 66061
Google Map

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, July 15

#HFChat (#HireFriday Chat) on Twitter

Time: 11:00 am – Noon CST

What: #HireFriday is the only stream on twitter that focuses solely on job seekers strengths, knowledge and abilities. Discussion/questions shared on Twitter.com using the hashtag #HFChat

Here is how you can participate in this chat:

1. Sign up for Twitter.com if you are not already on Twitter.
2. Search for hashtag #HFChat when the chat start at 11am CST.
3. Introduce yourself when the chat begins.
4. Read, ask questions, comment, re-tweet. Participate! 

More information on #HFChat and Hire Friday

#HFChat Transcript from July 8 Discussion

How to Set Up A #HireFriday Tweet if you are job seeking. 

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