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Scottsdale Job Network Event in Glendale by quotes

SJN – Scottsdale Job Network
6/4 Get Wired to Get Hired, Glendale

Scottsdale Job Network (SJN) is hosting its first ever event in the West Valley at Glendale Community College. This is an exciting opportunity for us to continue our partnership with Maricopa County Community Colleges and we appreciate their support.

Join us on Thursday, June 4th for an evening workshop on internet tools for job search. This is also an opportunity for SJN members in the West Valley to network with us in a local venue!

Smart Ways to Use the Internet During Your Search

You probably know that networking in-person is the single best thing you can do to accelerate your job search. You might be finding it hard to get face-to-face meetings, and very easy to spend your whole week in front of the computer! Come to this SJN seminar to understand how to make maximum use of the powerful tools available through the internet, with the understanding that the goal is to get you hired.

Among other things, you will:

* Understand how internet tools fit into each phase of SJN’s Curriculum for the Job Search Process

* Discover free resources that help you reach hiring decision-makers

* Learn how to tap into the power of LinkedIn to further your job search

This workshop is provided through collaboration between SJN and Glendale Community College.

Intended Audience
This Intermediate-level seminar is best for those who already have a basic understanding of and familiarity with LinkedIn and other tools such as Google. If you have never used LinkedIn, start with this link: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/linkedin.htm.

Date/Time/Place
Thursday, June 4th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Registration and Open Networking from 5:00pm to 6:00pm.

Glendale Community College
6000 West Olive Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85302

Room – Student Union – Room 104/Conference Center
Parking Lot: S1
Overflow Parking Lot: S2

Dress Code
Dress is business casual for this event.

Registration and Fees
There is no cost for this seminar, courtesy of collaboration with Glendale Community College. http://getwired-060409.eventbrite.com/

Disclaimer
SJN representatives are not certified or accredited LinkedIn trainers and are not associated with LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a registered trademark of LinkedIn Corporation.

Questions – contact SJN
info@scottsdalejobnet.com
v-mail (480) 513-1491

Chris Vicari, Founder-Ex. Director
http://www.scottsdalejobnet.com/

LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisvicari

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Solicitation Opportunities by azhttp

Thank you for your interest in doing business with the City. Listed below

are ADDITIONS since last publication. There are currently 14 solicitations

out to bid.

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To view additional Construction and Non-Construction opportunities visit:

http://eservices.scottsdaleaz.gov/solicitations/

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****Architect/Engineering/Construction Management****

Currently there are no NEW requests available.

To view all current Request for Qualifications visit:

http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/projects/capitalprojects/RFQ.asp

To view information regarding planning and design phases, and status on

construction projects visit:

http://eservices.scottsdaleaz.gov/capitalprojects/project_list.asp

****Construction Projects****

Currently there are no NEW solicitations available.

****Non-Construction****

08PA014 – Purchase of Stihl chain saw loops for the Fire Department.

Due Date: 12/11/07, 2:00 P.M., Local Time

Contact: Karen Burleson, 480-312-5716

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8138 ]



NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE CENTER OFFERS EASY CITY ACCESS. by azhttp

To learn more about north-area issues and opportunities, residents are invited to visit the Pima North Neighborhood Resource Center.

The Pima North Neighborhood Resource Center is located at 8787 E. Hualapai Drive, on the southwest corner of Hualapai and Pima Road in the city’s Water Campus. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except during the noon lunch hour (noon to 1 p.m.).

The center houses city employees who provide building inspection, development plan reviews, storm water management, zoning and property maintenance enforcement and a north area-dedicated neighborhood liaison.

Pima North also offers the following information and services:

** Bus Schedules

** City Employment Opportunities

** City Utility Bill Drop-off Location

** Natural Area Open Space (NAOS)

** Notary Public

** Passport Processing (Wednesdays by appointment only)

** Trash, Brush & Recycling Collection

** Volunteer Involvement

** Voter Registration

** Water and Sewer Service

To help prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Pima North Neighborhood Resource Center is now accepting non-perishable food donations and $10 grocery gift cards to help Scottsdale residents in need.

More information on the center is available by calling (480) 312-6280.



SJN – Scottsdale Job Network by quotes

SJN – Scottsdale Job Network

WELCOME Job Seekers, Employers and Volunteers

SJN – Scottsdale Job Network – is a group of job seekers and others volunteering their time to help them in their career transitions. The group attracts speakers from industry, technology, government, finance, coaching and recruiting to discuss job search fundamentals including developing a marketing plan, writing a resume, networking and interviewing.

Scottsdale Job Network NEXT MEETING: TUES, OCT 2Guest speaker:

Peter Polk, Retired Healthcare Executive
Governor’s Task Force on Aging-Mature Worker InitiativePresenting:  Conversational Rituals

How can we overcome frustrations and avoid misunderstandings that result from gender differences in conversational style?  When conversational rituals are not understood, we tend to interpret them literally = misinterpreting the speaker’s intentions and abilities.  In every office, no matter what part of the world, and no matter what kind of business, there’s one activity without which no work could ever get done …… Talking.  In any job search, effective talking at an interview can result from knowing conversational style to apply whether the interviewer is a man or woman.



How to Attract, Hire and Retain Baby Boomers by quotes

(and why you should want to)

 

Tuesday, September 11, 7:30-9am 

Jobing.com

(map)

 

– or-

 

Thursday, September 13, 7:30-9am

Scottsdale Community College Business Institute

(map)

 

Calling all human resource professionals, hiring managers and business owners!

Looking for great employees?  The secret to your talent acquisition challenges may be in hiring and retaining baby boomers – a generation that is 78 million strong.  Because the cohort of 44 million Gen Xers isn’t nearly a large enough to fill all the positions baby boomers now hold, companies must get creative with their hiring strategies or face dire staffing consequences.  This workshop will explore many myths about boomer workers and why leading-edge boomers make excellent, low maintenance employees.  Find out what boomers really want (and it isn’t always money!), how to attract them to your company and how to get them to stay on the job past traditional retirement age. 

 

The workshop will be facilitated by:

Fred Ricker, Corporate Outreach Consultant, Scottsdale Boomerz, with over 21 years senior management experience working with major organizations such as IBM, CSC Consulting, W.W. Grainger, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Abbott Labs, along with health care providers such as UCLA, Stanford University Medical designing, and implementation of “human capital investment” programs focused on attracting, hiring, training, and development of company human resources.  He is a strong advocate for the value of hiring “boomers” in organizations seeking an evolving recruitment avenue/strategy.

Chris Payne, Human Resource Specialist, Scottsdale Boomerz, with extensive experience within private and non-profit organizations to enhance their corporate cultures and improve their business.  He is the Principal of Dance With The Wind Consulting, but prior to that, Chris held executive positions in Human Resources at Telecommunications, Biotechnology, and Defense firms in the Southwest, serving as a change agent in times of unprecedented growth.  His technical experience includes organizational foundation-building, team start-up, management coaching, performance management systems, mediation, and leadership skills training. 

Cindy Cooke, Executive Director, Scottsdale Boomerz

 

Locations: 

  • Jobing.com, 4747 N 22nd St. #100, Phoenix (September 11)

  • Scottsdale Community College, Business Institute, 14350 N. 87th Street, Scottsdale (September 13th)

 

Fee:  Free

 

To register, click here.

For more information on any of these programs,

call 480 423-6188 or

e-mail boomerz.info@sccmail.maricopa.edu  



Scottsdale Job Network (SJN) by quotes

How to Sell Your Value as a Job Seeker.

Meeting Notice for July 17, 2007 meeting.

Scottsdale Job Network (SJN) is a group of job seekers and others volunteering their time to help them in their career transitions.

The group attracts speakers from industry, technology, government, finance, coaching and recruiting to discuss job search fundamentals including developing a marketing plan, writing a resume, networking and interviewing.

The value of the SJN lies in the skills, business networks and personal passions of our members. Membership is open to everyone willing to share their skills and anyone interested in local networking or in need of employment transition support. Attendance is required at one meeting to become a member.

Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix, AZ 85032.

NEXT MEETING: TUESDAY, JULY 17

Guest speaker: Jack Lindsley, Sandler Sales Institute, How to Sell Your Value as a Job Seeker”

All people, including prospective employers, make judgments about us early in the conversation. Learn how to communicate with a prospective employer in a way that will have them doing a “sales job” on you instead of you on them.

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Scottsdale Job Network (SJN) is a non-profit community group of business leaders and volunteers. We are not a job placement forum, and we do not match candidates to openings nor do we send resumes to employers or recruiters. There is no guarantee of employment either directly through this group or as a result of association with SJN. We do, however, provide education in the job search process and all attendees have the opportunity to meet and work with people who offer support and guidance during employment transition.  

CONTACT US:

E-mail: info@scottsdalejobnet.com
Voice-mail: (480) 513-1491

Thank you,


 

Bill Austin, Scottsdale Job Network Board Member
AZhttp, Inc.



Scottsdale Job Network Meeting Schedule by quotes

Scottsdale Job Network Meeting Schedule

posted Thursday, June 21, 2007 12:04 PM

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ARIZONA Scottsdale Job NetworkMeeting Schedule

Meetings: first and third Tuesdays, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road , Phoenix , AZ 85032

JUL 3

Eric Walton, Chief Operating Officer

Camisa Technologies and SJN Board Member

Post Interview Strategies: What Next?

This meeting will provide you with practical tools and techniques to follow up after all types of interviews. You’ll learn how to write quality thank you notes, and ways to communicate them. During the session we will practice follow-up discussions and other techniques designed to keep the employer interested, how to stand out among all the other interviewees, and how to get the job.

EXTRA! Beach Party!!

Help us celebrate Independence Day by dressing in your casual clothes (shorts, colored shirts, patriotic colors) for this meeting. We’ll stay after the business meeting for a deli lunch and additional socializing-networking.

No charge, donations appreciated.

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JUL 17

Jack Lindsley, Sandler Sales Institute

How to Sell Your Value as a Job Seeker

All people, including prospective employers, make judgments about us early in the conversation. Learn how to communicate with a prospective employer in a way that will have them doing a “sales job” on you instead of you on them.

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AUG 7

Rick Kidder, President & CEO

Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce

Public Policy Issues Affecting Workforce Development in Scottsdale

This presentation will focus on the Scottsdale brand, and whether that brand is in jeopardy as we look to the future.

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AUG 21

Harriet Moser

Franchise Resource Company

Exploring the Opportunities of Franchise Ownership

Advantages and pitfalls of franchise ownership are addressed as well as “hot trends, myths, investment and income expectations and how to evaluate the over 2000 franchise businesses available in the market today. Ms. Moser is a firm believer that “fit” is the most important aspect of identifying the best business opportunities for any individual