The agenda for this Friday's Hopkinton Networkers Group (HNG) meeting will be featured by our speaker, Joellyn Schwerdlin. The facilitator for this week will be William Lam. We will devote the first hour, from 10 to 11 AM to the following agenda: Welcome, Landings, Announcements, New Member Intros, and Needs & Leads. Please arrive early, so we can make every effort to start on time. In the second hour, Joellyn will talk about "Top Resume Writing and Cover Letter Tips from a Pro."
Joellyn will provide the details at the meeting. She will be raffling off a valuable book: Cover Letters for Dummies, 3rd Edition (Author: Joyce Lain Kennedy).
About Joellyn Schwerdlin:
Joellyn Wittenstein Schwerdlin is a Certified Career Management Coach, who runs a private career coaching practice (located in Worcester, MA) serving executives, managers and professionals in career transition. She can work with anyone across the US by phone and web conferencing. Through her 8-module career coaching program and personal mentoring, Joellyn has helped countless clients find perfect career paths and land jobs they love much faster than they ever could on their own.
Prior to her work as a career coach, she earned a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign. After graduation, she moonlighted as a professional singer while holding administrative positions in the corporate world across various industry sectors, including: academia (medical school); business valuation; insurance (personal lines); manufacturing; and pharmaceuticals; as well as nearly two years in the HR department of a social service agency for developmentally disabled adults and children.
Joellyn earned her Certified Career Management Coach-CCMC (through Career Coach Academy), which is recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as Accredited Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH). She also received a Job & Career Transition Coach-JCTC designation from the Career and Adult Development Network.
Her credentials also include a Certified Professional Resume Writer-CPRW designation. You'll find sample resumes, cover letters, and other contributions she's written featured in: Cover Letters for Dummies (2009); Job Search Bloopers (2008); Gallery of Best Resumes, 4th Edition (2007); Best Resumes for College Graduates to Land $75,000+ Jobs (2004);Gallery of Best Resumes, 3rd Edition (2004); Gallery of Best Cover Letters, 2nd Edition (2004); Resume Maker Professional 11.0 (2003); America's Top Resumes for America's Top Jobs (2002); Gallery of Best Resumes (2001); Gallery of Best Resumes for People Without a Four-Year Degree (2000), Gallery of Best Cover Letters (1999) and others.
For more information, visit her website: www.career-success-coach.com
Now that the winter is upon us, and the inclement weather is soon to arrive, there will be no Hopkinton meetings if the Hopkinton schools close due to weather conditions. If there is a delay, the meeting will still occur. Whenever the weather conditions are poor, please stay home. There isn't anything worth risking an accident over.
Take Rt. 495 North/South and get off Exit 21A. Go through three traffic lights. Colella's Supermarket is on the right at the third traffic light. The first street after the third traffic light is Church Street, take a right turn. The church is on the right. Go around to the left of the parking lot and go into the side entrance of the parish hall.
Depending upon where you live, perhaps you may want to use Mapquest or Google Maps for a more direct route. The address of the church is:
St. John the Evangelist
20 Church Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748