North Coast Job Seekers is a job search support group for professionals in transition or those who are currently employed but seeking new career options. We provide tools, tips, resources, techniques and networking opportunities to help maximize a job search. If in transition, or want to explore new career options, we encourage attending North Coast Job Seekers meetings.

 

"North Coast" refers to the geographic region of NE Ohio, particularly the metropolitan Cleveland area (which is on the shores of Lake Erie, hence the "North Coast" of the U.S.). However the resources available here are offered to any who might benefit from them.

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North Coast Job Seekers Meetings

2nd & 4th Mondays of each Month

7:30 to 9:00pm

 

Currently Meeting Virtually in Zoom Meetings

Zoom Meeting Link:

NCJS ZOOM MEETING CONNECTION

NEXT MONDAY NIGHT MEETING

Monday, June 10, 2024

7:30 – 9:00pm EDT
[online meeting room will open at 7:15pm]

North Coast Job Seekers Meeting

 

Job Search
Troubleshooting Roundtable

We've all been there in our job searches... those times when we hit a speedbump or roadblock and need help talking it through.  We have discovered in our virtual NCJS meetings that in addition to networking, some of our most valuable time is when we bring our issues to the group and ask for troubleshooting help.  This meeting is a Roundtable of Experts -- ALL of us helping one another.

 

• Troubleshooting Help

• Tools & Tips

• Resource Sharing

• Networking

 

We will make the best use of this face-to-face time to help one another in a roundtable format.  We will always have members of the community who have extensive experience, including our facilitators and board members.  All are welcome and all are encouraged to seek input for solving those speedbumps and roadblocks.

Use this link to join our virtual meetings with video
from your computer, tablet, or smartphone:

NCJS ZOOM MEETING CONNECTION

see information below about downloading Zoom app/program
it is NOT required to download the app -- Zoom can run from your browser

 

Or dial in using your phone:

NCJS ZOOM MEETING ONE-TAP PHONE CONNECTION

or dial manually:
(646) 558-8656     Access Code:  8197-6352-173#

New in Our Resource Library

Recently Added Resources:

• April 22, 2024 PowerPoint Slide Deck and Handouts from Speaker Russell Sheeler, "Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Services - Resources for Job Seekers"

 

• March 11, 2024 Meeting Handout from Speaker Marvin Montgomery, "Selling Yourself to Potential Employers"

 

• January 22, 2024 PowerPoint Slides from Speaker Shawna Whitlock, "Measuring and Identifying a Great Culture While Interviewing"

NCJS Job Search Process
Road Map

The NCJS Job Search Process Road Map is the core of our approach to career transition.  The downloadable document in our Resource Library outlines each of the three major waypoints on the road map.  It is important to note that the Road Map is not a simple
1-2-3 step method.  Rather, it is more organic and dynamic – the steps lead to one another, and in the end lead back to the beginning.  It is easier than it sounds, is more intuitive, and is more effective than a "do this list of things and you'll land your dream job" approach.  This is our Road Map for guiding us through the next career move in ways that use our best gifts, skills, passions, and experiences to our advantage.

 

Use the link below to download a pdf version of the Road Map:

North Coast Job Seekers Search Process Road Map
North Coast Job Seeker's approach to the job search process. All of our meetings and presentations are tied to the elements of this Road Map.
NCJS Process Road Map.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [706.0 KB]

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NCJS LinkedIn Group

If you're not part of the online discussions, job leads, and networking with NCJS, join the NCJS LinkedIn Group now to expand your job search resources.

 

The twice monthly meetings of North Coast Job Seekers is supplemented by an active LinkedIn Group. This rich forum includes relevant discussion topics, job postings, and networking opportunities. Click on the LinkedIn logo to visit the group page.

Job Postings

If you are looking for job opportunities or have a position to share with the NCJS membership, we invite you to participate in the NCJS LinkedIn group.  All of our job postings are handled in our NCJS LinkedIn group.  For more information about the LinkedIn group and details of how to post a job opportunity, click this link.

Partnerships

We are grateful for our generous partners:

 

PMINEO (Project Management Institute Northeast Ohio) partners with North Coast Job Seekers to focus on career advancement for all professions in the NE Ohio area.

 

Click here for more information.

Click here for PMINEO Website.

Pioneer Memorial Presbyterian Church, Solon, OH

www.pioneersolon.org

Pioneer Church partners with NCJS by generously providing our meeting space and hospitality to make us always feel welcome.

Liaison:  Greg Reynolds | 216.224.7434 |  Email

The Catholic Church of St. Rita, Solon, OH

www.stritaparish.com

St. Rita Parish has partnered with NCJS by promoting our programs with parish members and by providing generous financial support.

Liaison: Jim Folger | 440.248.6911 | Email

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Meeting Schedule

Currently Meeting Online

Second & Fourth Monday

of each month

7:30 - 9:00pm

Upcoming Meetings

Have a Job to Post? Looking for Job Postings?

Job postings are handled on our NCJS LinkedIn page. Click below for instructions to post jobs.

Job Postings

Other Job Seeker Groups

View our collaborative/ shared calendar and listing of other NEO job seeker groups.

Other Job Groups

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