The agenda for Hopkinton Networkers Group (HNG) meeting will be featured by a speaker, Patricia Hunt Sinacole. The facilitator for this week will be William Lam. We will devote the first hour to the following agenda: Welcome, Landings, Announcements, New Member Intros, and Needs & Leads. Important Note: Please make a serious, concerted effort to arrive before . We are going to start the meeting on time at . In the second hour, Pattie will talk about "A Practical Guide to Landing a Job in Today’s Employment Market."
A Practical Guide to Landing a Job in Today’s Employment Market
* The use/misuse of social media in a search
* Networking tips
* A job hunter’s elevator speech
* Resume and references
* Job search statistics
Patricia Hunt Sinacole
She is the CEO and Founder of First Beacon Group LLC, a Human Resources (HR) consulting firm that provide HR services to a wide variety of companies. Pattie holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from Babson. Pattie has 20 years of experience in Human Resources working a wide range of clients. Pattie has served as a Guest Lecturer at Babson College. Pattie has been featured in the Boston Business Journal, the Mass High Tech, and The Boston Globe.
Additionally, Pattie is a regular contributor to the Job Doc and Career Makeover columns in the Boston Globe. Pattie also facilitates live career-related chats on boston.com.
Schedule for HNG Meetings:
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The networking group meets in Hopkinton, at St. John the Evangelist Church parish hall. The meeting occurs, from , and will meet the first and third of the month. The parish hall has a capacity for 250 people and there is plenty of parking spaces in the parking lot and on the street. Around the perimeter of the parish hall are rooms to allow us to have focused network groups or for any other purpose we need. We chose the first and third to allow everyone to attend the Acton Networking Group or any other networking group, if they wanted, on the we do not meet.
We will maintain our close affiliation with Acton Networkers by using the same list-server to share information between the groups. Any e-mails specific to the Hopkinton Networking Group (HNG) will be indicated in the subject line either by "Hopkinton Networking Group" or "HNG"; this way anyone attending these meetings will know the e-mail is intended for them.
We will follow the following agenda items:
* Landings (with doughnuts)
* New member introductions
* Needs and Leads
* Speaker(s), Workshop, or Focus Group
For those new members who give their introductions, this is what we would like to know:
* Skills and Value Statement
* Where have you been?
* Where are you going?
* Your title
* Your target companies
* Geography of search
* Name and e-mail address
If anyone wants to join our team, please let one of us know; we could always use the extra help and input for ideas.
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 for a more direct route. The address of the church is:
St. John the Evangelist
20 Church Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748
Hopkinton Networkers Group (HNG) Coordinators:
Sheri Ablaza firstname.lastname@example.org
Emilia Gordon email@example.com
Gil Krispien firstname.lastname@example.org
William Lam email@example.com
Ronaldo Lu firstname.lastname@example.org
Vincent Rocheleau email@example.com