Networking Bingo Featured At JPCD Event

Networking Bingo Featured At JPCD Event

By Kate Rainey

Josephs People of Central Delaware County (JPCD) will present Networking in Action.The program is 7 – 8:30 p.m. , Tuesday, Aug. 21, at St Laurence Parish Hall, 8245 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA  19082. The entrance to Parish Hall is from the rear church driveway off of St. Laurence Road. All are welcome to the free event, without regard to religious affiliation.

Networking BINGO, an interactive game, will be played to make this intimidating skill fun. Bring your adventurous spirit, a firm handshake and your smile to this networking practice session.  

Liza Verzella, CSP and Jan Babikian, PHR & SHRM-CP will present this informative and interactive session. Between the two of them, Verzella and Babikian have worked with local companies and candidates for over three decades. They are eager to share their staffing and networking insights.

JPCD is a joint program of Media Presbyterian Church and St. Laurence Church, Upper Darby and is affiliated with Josephs People, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing guidance and support to unemployed and underemployed workers.

JPCD also has an active, free forum on LinkedIn. To become part of it, search for Josephs People of Central Delaware County-Free Job Search Groupthrough the LinkedIn directory. Send a request to join the group, and an email will be sent to you confirming your membership. Shared on the page are job postings; information about upcoming meetings and events; tips and strategies, to increase the effectiveness of the search; strategies to deal with stress; and success stories from graduateswho share their first-hand experience. For more information, send a message through the LinkedIn group listed above, visit www.josephspeople.org or email contactus@josephspeople.org.

Networking Bingo Featured At JPCD Event

Pennsylvania Leadership Conference King of Prussia Meeting

Pennsylvania Leadership Conference King of Prussia Meeting — This year’s Pennsylvania Leadership Conference October Briefing is Friday, Oct. 26, in King of Prussia, and will feature political commentator Kathy Barnette, Jonathan Williams from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) co-author of the Rich States/Poor States report, and Republican Lieutenant Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Bartos.

Americans for Prosperity-PA will present a session on effective activism.

The PLC October Briefing is being held for the first time ever outside of Harrisburg and will take place at the Crowne Plaza in King of Prussia. WFYL-AM is co-sponsoring the gathering of conservative activists which will include a morning briefing, noon luncheon, and afternoon seminar.

The afternoon seminar presented by Conversations on the Culture is entitled Issues that Women Care About and will include a keynote speech and panel presentation.

Announcement of the 2019 Pennsylvania Leadership Conferencefeatured speaker will be made during the briefing. The 30thanniversary conference will be held April 5-6, 2019 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill.

The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is the premiere gathering of public policy conservatives each year in the Keystone State. It is the largest and longest-running of the state-based conservative conferences regularly attracting a long list of conservative elected officials, scholars, journalists and activists for two days of speeches, panel presentations, workshops and networking.

Registration for seating at the PLC October Briefing is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org.

Hat tip Kim Kennedy.

Pennsylvania Leadership Conference King of Prussia Meeting

Pennsylvania Leadership Conference King of Prussia Meeting

 

Beth Wilson Describes Building A Career Network

Joseph’s People Central Delaware County (JPCD) welcomes Beth Wilson, who will present “Build Your Career Network!” The program is Aug. 7, 7-8:30 p.m. at Media Presbyterian Church’s Hassler Chapel, 30 E. Baltimore Ave., Media, PA 19063.

The chapel can be accessed from the Baltimore Avenue side, to the left of the main door, or around back on E. Franklin Street, enter the back door and go up the stairs. All are welcome, without regard to religious affiliation.

How do you identify those who can move your job search forward? Where can you find local networking opportunities? Are you expanding your contacts by maximizing LinkedIn? Is your request to talk clear and compelling?

Your career network is an invaluable source of information whether you are searching for your next job, managing your current position, considering a career change or seeking further education or volunteer opportunities.

Join us on August 7th to learn a strategy to expand and energize your connections. Hear what to say when you meet someone and how best to follow-up with your contacts. Discuss how to realistically address the challenges we all face in networking!

Beth Ann Wilson, M.Ed., CMF specializes in career transition, direction and management, advising people of all ages from diverse fields and backgrounds. She brings a lifetime’s worth of expertise to her independent career coaching practice that has been built mainly on recommendations from satisfied clients. Before starting her own business 17 years ago, Beth worked for OPTIONS Career and Human Resource Consulting and conducted career transition workshops for Right Management on an adjunct basis. Professionally recognized as a Board certified Career Management Fellow from the Institute of Career Certification International, Beth has held leadership roles in global and local professional associations. She serves on the Steering Committee of Joseph’s People Central Delaware County.

JPCD is a joint program of Media Presbyterian Church and St. Laurence Church in Upper Darby. The group has an active, free forum on LinkedIn, named “Joseph’s People of Central Delaware County-Free Job Search Group” in the LinkedIn directory. To join, send a request and an email will be generated confirming membership.

JPCD is affiliated with Joseph’s People, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping unemployed and underemployed workers. Local, affiliated chapters provide networking opportunities, guidance and emotional support to job seekers and career changers. For more information, send a message through the LinkedIn group listed above, visit www.josephspeople.org or email contactus@josephspeople.org.

Beth Wilson Describes Building A Career Network

Beth Wilson Describes Building A Career Network

Medicare Counselor To Visit Springfield

Medicare Counselor To Visit Springfield — An APPRAISE counselor for Medicare matters will be available at the district office of State Rep. Alex Charlton (R-165) on Tuesday, July 17, Aug. 14, Sept. 11 and Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

An appointment is required and can be made by calling 610-544-9878.

The office is at Suite 203, 905 W Sproul Road, Springfield, Pa. 19064.

APPRAISE is the state program to assist Medicare beneficiaries understand their health insurance options.

Medicare Counselor To Visit Springfield

Medicare Counselor To Visit Springfield

 

Summer Networking at Joseph’s People

Summer Networking at Joseph’s People

By Kate Rainey

Josephs People Central Delaware County (JPCD) will host a free session, July 17, on Networking Through the Summer.The workshop will be held from 7-8:30 p.m., in the Parish Hall of St. Laurence Church. The church is located at 8245 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, and the entrance to Parish Hall is from the rear church driveway off of St. Laurence Road. All are welcome, regardless of religious affiliation.

Joseph Masek, former President of Masek HR Consulting, will teach how to keep up with your job search, with minimal time investment, while still enjoying summer. He will demonstrate how job seekers can become fully prepared to capitalize on the second busiest hiring month: September. Masek worked over 20 years at Lockheed Martin Corporation in Human Resources. He earned his M.S in Human Resources Management from Widener University. Currently, he volunteers at Nemours A.I. DuPont Hospital within the HR Operations department.

As a job seeker during the summer months, it is easy to slow down your search and lose momentum gained during the spring hiring season. It is often difficult to schedule interviews with your vacation plans, and those of the hiring manager. There are often distractions and seasonal chores to take care of around the house. Falling into a slower pace, however, may mean competition will beat you by getting your dream job.  

If you need to land employment before September, hiring does happen during summer. Mr. Masek will give you clues how you can find job leads where few others are looking. 

JPCD is a joint program of Media Presbyterian Church and St. Laurence Church in Upper Darby. The group has an active, free forum on LinkedIn, named Josephs People of Central Delaware County-Free Job Search Groupin the LinkedIn directory. To join, send a request and an email will be generated confirming membership.

JPCD is affiliated with Josephs People, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping unemployed and underemployed workers. Local, affiliated chapters provide networking opportunities, guidance and emotional support to job seekers and career changers. For more information, send a message through the LinkedIn group listed above, visit www.josephspeople.org or email contactus@josephspeople.org.

Summer Networking at Joseph’s People

Summer Networking at Joseph's People  By Kate Rainey  Joseph’s People Central Delaware County (JPCD) will host a free session, July 17, on “Networking Through the Summer.”

Ukraine War Subject Of Manor College Talk

Ukraine War Subject Of Manor College Talk — Curt Weldon has let us know that ending Russia’s war in the Ukraine will be the subject of a talk, 3:30 p.m., May 24 at Manor College, 700 Fox Chase Road, Jenkintown, PA 19046.

Speaker will be Kyle Parker, who is chief of staff of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, also known as the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.

Parker’s work on the Magnitsky Act, a landmark law redefining human rights  advocacy around the world, is featured in a New York Times bestseller, and his expertise on Russia has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post CNN, Fox News and foreign media outlets.
The talk is free, the public is invited and refreshments will be served.
Ukraine War Subject Of Manor College Talk

Ukraine War Subject Of Manor College Talk

Walk For Wounded Event Moved To Springton Lake School

Walk For Wounded Event Moved To Springton Lake School — Cathy Craddock tells us that the 5K run and walk parts  have been cancelled due to weather for tomorrow’s (May 19) 11th Annual Walk for the Wounded but the rest of event including speakers, military personnel, prizes and the Phillies Phanatic will be moved to Springton Lake Middle School, 1900 N. Providence Road, Media, Pa. 19063.

It starts at 11 a.m. The school is across Providence Road from Rose Tree Park where the event was originally scheduled to occur.

Walk For Wounded Event Moved To Springton Lake School

Walk For Wounded Event Moved To Springton Lake School

 

Alex Charlton Hosts Paper Shredding Event

Alex Charlton Hosts Paper Shredding Event — State Rep. Alex Charlton (R-165) will be hosting a free paper-shredding event, 8 a.m. – to noon, tomorrow, May 19, at his district office, 905 W. Sproul Road, Suite 203, Springfield, Pa. 19064 for all  who wish  to dispose of sensitive documents.

“Identity theft is an insidious crime that impacts more than 15 million individuals in the United States alone at a cost of more than $16 billion,” he said. “It’s critical that we completely destroy personal records and papers when discarding them.”

This is a good thing. Doesn’t mean he has my vote Nov. 6, but this is a good thing.

For what it’s worth, we have heard that Springfield GOP leaders are reaching out to the Regina Scheerer faction that opposed Charlton on Tuesday. That is a better thing.

Alex Charlton Hosts Paper Shredding Event

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Ken Sher Gives Interviewing Tips

Ken Sher Gives Interviewing Tips

By Kate Rainey

Josephs People Central Delco (JPCD) welcomes Ken Sher, who will present Handling Difficult Interview Challenges.The program is 7-8:30 p.m., June 5, at Media Presbyterian Churchs Hassler Chapel, 30 E. Baltimore Ave., Media PA 19063. The chapel can be accessed from the Baltimore Avenue side, to the left of the main door, or around back on East Franklin Street, enter the back door and go up the stairs. All are welcome without regard to religious affiliation.  

This interactive session will assist job seekers to answer questions such as  Arent you overqualified for this job?and Whats your current salary?Also, come prepared to discuss interview questions that you find particularly challenging.

Mr. Sher, who has been a Career Management and Executive Business Coach for nearly 25-years, will teach participants effective ways to handle phone interviews, tips for Skype interviews, how to answer the most difficult interview questions and what to not say in an interview.

Ken has led three different Learning & Development teams including a global organization and the J & J Sales Recruiting department, where he refined his skills regarding how to identify, recruit and retain top talent. He brings a practical and humanistic approach to training that ultimately leads to increased productivity, career fulfillment and improved employee engagement.

Ken has led sales teams ranging in size from 10 to 70 employees, and sales training and leadership development teams of up to 25 associates. He has helped many of them attain advanced positions within their organizations and beyond. He is a member of the Five Oclock Club, the Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network (LTEN) and the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and a member of the National Speakers Association Academy.

Ken practices what he teaches about developing a healthy work/life balance and enjoys spending time with his wife Nancy and their 3 grown children. Ken may be contacted at ken@shercoaching.com or http://www.linkedin.com/in/kensher or shercoaching.com

JPCD is a joint program of Media Presbyterian Church and St. Laurence Church in Upper Darby. The group has an active, free forum on LinkedIn, named Josephs People of Central Delaware County-Free Job Search Groupin the LinkedIn directory. To join, send a request and an email will be generated confirming membership.

JPCD is affiliated with Josephs People, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping unemployed and underemployed workers. Local, affiliated chapters provide networking opportunities, guidance and emotional support to job seekers and career changers. For more information, send a message through the LinkedIn group listed above, visit www.josephspeople.org or email contactus@josephspeople.org.

Ken Sher Gives Interviewing Tips

Ken Sher Gives Interviewing Tips

Haverford Guild Art Show June 9

Haverford Guild Art Show June 9
Silk scarves dyed in the Japanese Shibori methods with Procion MX permanent dyes by Grace Hill

Haverford Guild Art Show June 9 — The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen will be holding a Fine Art and Craft Show at the Agnes Irwin School at Ithan Avenue and Conestoga Road in Rosemont, PA 19010. The show will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10.

The Summer Fine Art and Craft Show will showcase the work of over 40 juried artists in media that includes jewelry, leather, ceramics, glass, fiber, photography, painting, metal sculpture, wood, illustration, and mixed media.

Admission is $5; receive $2 off by mentioning where you saw this article. Parking is plentiful, and the Agnes Irwin School is handicapped accessible.

For more information, please visit the Haverford Guild of Craftsmen’s website: www.haverfordguild.org or contact us at haverfordguild@gmail.com.

Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HaverfordGuildOfCraftsmen

Haverford Guild Art Show June 9