Networking Events

Kansas City Job Search/Networking Events for Week of November 21

Below are the networking events for the week of November 21 in the Kansas City area. As always, if you know about other career fairs, meetings or events that would benefit job seekers, please send a note to markvanbaale@gmail.comThank you.

It is my hope that the information provided on this blog will help you to find a new job or make connections with people at the various networking events. Remember, there is also a Job Leads page where new jobs are posted every day or every other day. 

You can also follow @kcjobseekers or @markvanbaale to get the latest updates.

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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 “Why Do I Get Nervous During An Interview,” “What Is Communicating?, “Job Loss: Rebuilding a Better You,” “Job Loss: Dealing with Aftershocks,” and “Job Loss: The Immediate Inner Turmoil.”

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Monday, November 21

Ad2 Monday Night Football Watch Party & Happy Hour

Location:
Darryl Bernstein Studios
Near 2nd and Walnut in the Rivermarket
140 Walnut Street
Kansas City, MO
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Watch the game in style at Darryl Bernstein Studios with two screens, snacks, and (of course) a cash bar. We’ll also raffle off a few free passes to a future AAF-KC event.

This event is free and open to all members and non-members of AAFKC.

Time: 7:00pm – 11:30pm

If you like beer, meeting new advertising folks and watching Monday Night Football then you need to attend Ad2’s 4th and 1 Happy Hour.

More Information

RSVP on Facebook

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#JobHuntChat on Twitter

Time: 9:00pm CST

Job Hunt Chat is a community where job seekers, recruiters, human resource professionals, career coaches, and hiring managers can connect. Discussion/questions shared on Twitter.com using the hashtag #JobHuntChat.

Here is how you can participate in this chat:
1. Search for hashtag #JobHuntChat on Twitter when the chat starts at 9pm CST.
2. Introduce yourself when the chat begins.
3. Read, ask questions, comment, re-tweet. Participate!

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Tuesday, November 22

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 – 11:30am

Registration Cost: $10.00 for non-members

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.

More Information about the Group

Register for Meeting

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Move Your Career From Stuck to Start in 30 Days Webinar

Time: Noon – 1:00pm CST

In this CAREEREALISM TV segment, Deborah Shane will talk about five things you can do to move you and your career from stuck to start in 30 days!

This segment will cover ideas and calls to action for:

  • Shifting your mindset
  • Updating your resume and cover letter approach
  • Blending more networking activities
  • Building Klout and Authority in your field
  • Bolstering and using your support network

Can’t make the live event? That’s okay. All registrants will receive a recording of this webinar.

Register for FREE

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Applying for a Government Job Workshop presented by New Landings

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

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Projecting to hire 193,000 new employees over the next two years, the U.S. government is a great place to look for your next career opportunity. 

Many who have applied for a government job say, “Simply completing the application should win me some kind of award!” Some of the forms are lengthy, confusing and comprehensive.  The intent of this workshop is to help simplify the process for you.  You will learn tips and tricks for ensuring that your application is complete when filed and gets through the system as expeditiously as possible.

If available, bring your laptop as you will be accessing the government employment website.

Registration for the Workshop

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Wednesday, November 23

Internet Marketing and Social Media Kansas City Meeting

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

Time: 9:30am – 11:30am

Registration Cost: $10.00 for non-members

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.

Register for Meeting

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Thursday, November 24

Thanksgiving Day

Time: All Day

This is to remind you that November 24 is Thanksgiving Day. Take time to give thanks for what you have in life. Even if you are job seeking, there is still much to be thankful for in your life. :)

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Friday, November 25

#HFChat (#HireFriday Chat) on Twitter

Time: 11:00 am – Noon CST

#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 if you are not already on Twitter.
2. Search for hashtag #HFChat when the chat starts 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

How to Setup a #HireFriday Tweet if you are job seeking.

If you are in the KC area and are searching for a job, send a note to Mark Van Baale at markvanbaale@gmail.com to be listed on the Featured Job Seekers pageEveryone listed on this page has a #HireFriday tweet sent out on Fridays about what they are looking for.

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