Workshops on finding a job when you're over 40 and transitioning to the non-profit sector head our updated listing of low-cost and free events for professionals in transition, slated for the next few weeks. All the following events take place in New York City.
Career coach Bettina Seidman offers monthly workshops on various topics related to career management and job-search strategy.
Saturday, Feb. 21, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. "Job Search for Professionals Over 40," focuses on identifying and attaining the job you want. 257 Park Avenue South, 4th floor conference room. Admission: $55. Advance registration and payment required. Information: SEIDBET@aol.com.
Saturday, March 21, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. "Sector Change - Making the Transition from the Corporate to the Non Profit Sector." (Details, same as preceding item.)
Last autumn saw the birth of a new form of networking: the "pink slip party." The latest installation comes this Wednesday:
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Wall Street Pink Slip Party. Candidates network with recruiters and career coaches. The Public House, 140 E 41st Street between Lexington and Third Avenues. Admission: $20 donation to the Ronald McDonald House of New York. Register at https://www.wallstreetpinkslip.com/rsvp/rsvp.php
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church has a free "career success" event coming up:
Tuesday, Feb. 3: "Skills Assessment: Play to Your Strengths," led by career counselor Aileen Sharaga. Information: Diana Kypar, (212) 247 - 0490 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) hosts a "Career Chat" panel one evening each month.
Thursday, Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m. networking; panel discussion 6:15 -7:45: "Practical Guide To Starting A Firm." NYSSA, 1177 Avenue of the Americas (between 45th and 46th Streets), 2nd Floor. Admission: $20 non-members, free to members. Register by Feb. 9 (required). Information: (212) 541-4530 or see www.nyssa.org.
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