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.
Is it necessary to sign up in advance to come to a NCJS meeting?
Definitely not. Everyone is welcome. See our schedule of upcoming meetings here on the website and sign up for our e-Connect email newsletter to stay informed. Join us!
NEXT MONDAY NIGHT MEETING:
Monday, February 24, 2020
7:30 – 9:00pm
North Coast Job Seekers Meeting
Presentation: "Attracting Awesome Job Opportunities with LinkedIn"
Speaker: Kristen McLaughlin
"Are you on LinkedIn?" How many times have you heard this recently? Professionals are often encouraged to "go on LinkedIn" when searching for a new job. So you create a LinkedIn profile... and then what?
Ready for some good news? LinkedIn can be easy to use, and help you see results in a short period of time.
In this presentation, you'll learn:
Kristen McLaughlin works with motivated professionals who feel stuck in their career and want an awesome job that makes them excited to go to work every day. She is passionate about helping others meet their career goals and successfully navigate the job search process. Clients from a variety of industries and stages of their career have seen success in working with Kristen.
Born and raised in Cleveland, Kristen earned her Executive Coaching Certificate from Case Western Reserve University and is a Board Certified Coach. She earned business degrees from John Carroll University and Case Western Reserve University.
Kristen is a member of several professional organizations, including International Coach Federation (ICF) – Cleveland Chapter and the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO).
PLAN AHEAD - FOLLOWING MEETING:
Monday, March 9, 2020
7:30 – 9:00pm
North Coast Job Seekers Meeting
NETWORKING AND JOB SEARCH ISSUES
Job seekers are invited to join with other NCJS members and leaders for constructive networking, job search troubleshooting, sharing what's going well and what is not, and collaborating on job leads.
Networking is part of "Job Search 101," yet many job seekers lack the actual network of "people with connections" during a time of job transition. Networking is one of the cornerstones of North Coast Job Seekers and we are very intentional about providing face-to-face time to explore connections, be introduced to new contacts, discover new opportunities, and share the people resources that YOU have to help another job seeker. Join with other NCJS members for this face-to-face time of constructive networking, job leads, and issue sharing.
NOTE: MEETINGS ARE NOW HELD IN UPSTAIRS ROOM
USE MAIN ENTRANCE AND FOLLOW SIGNS.
Career transitions are seldom easy. The many pieces of a job search can be overwhelming, and fitting those pieces together to find your next position can be tricky. North Coast Job Seekers wants to provide support, training, and resources as you go through your job search.
NCJS is a completely volunteer organization bringing together those in job transition with leaders, presenters, resources, and other job seekers. Job seekers themselves bring a multitude of resources to NCJS with knowledge, experience, skills, and professional networks. Together we share a mission to help motivated people succeed through career changes.
North Coast Job Seekers meets in the Gym/Fellowship Hall of Pioneer Memorial Presbyterian Church in Solon, Ohio at 7:30pm on the second and fourth Monday of the month. We actively network, discuss job search issues, and get terrific tips from job search experts. If you are in transition or want to explore new career options, we encourage you to start attending North Coast Job Seekers meetings.
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.
If you are looking for our job listings 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 and information are handled on LinkedIn, not on our website. For more information about the LinkedIn group or for instructions on posting a job opportunity, click this link.
Newest Resource in the Library:
January 28, 2019
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