50 PLUS JOB SEEKERS REGIONAL NETWORKING GROUPS

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50+ JOB SEEKERS REGIONAL NETWORKING GROUPS

NETWORKING WORKS!! Your AGE really is your EDGE!!
Re-Invention is POSSIBLE!! IMAGINE Transforming Your PASSION into Your Profession!

Funded and supported by the Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging (MCOA), we offer a Job Seekers Networking Group program to support and assist people in the 50+  demographic  who are looking for a new job, a totally new career direction or an encore career.

Funded by the Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging

 

Can you check off one or more of these boxes? We Want to Help YOU!:

  • Stuck in your Job Search?

  • Not Sure What to Do Next?

  • Feeling Challenged by Ageism?

  • Need Help with your Resume?

  • Don’t Know How to Use LinkedIn?

  • Uncomfortable with Networking?

  • Perplexed by how to use Social Media?

 

We offer our program biweekly at 9 host sites. Find a Meeting Near YOU! The Schedule of Networking Meetings for each location is as follows: 

  • ACUSHNET(Co-Host w/Marion): 3rd Thursday: 1-3pm: FIRST MEETING - OCT 19th

Location: Senior Center/COA: 59 1/2 South Main Street: 508-998-0280

  • BARNSTABLE:  1st and 3rd Thursday: 9am – 11am: FIRST MEETING on SEPT 21st
    • Location: Council on Aging: 825 Falmouth Rd (Hyannis): Phone: 508-862-4750
       
  • BURLINGTON: 2nd and 4th Tuesday: 9am-11am: FIRST MEETING on OCT 10th:
    • Location: Human Services Bldg/COA: 61 Center St (1st Floor): Phone: 781-270-1950
       
  • CLINTON(Co-Host/WBoylston): 4th Wednesday:1-3pm:FIRST MEETING-OCT 25th
    • Location: Senior Center/COA: 271 Church St: Phone: 978-733-4747
       
  • HALIFAX(Co-Host/Marshfield): 1st Thursday: 9am–11am: NEXT MEETING-OCT 5th:
    • Location: Halifax Town Hall: 499 Plymouth St: Phone: 781-293-7313
       
  • MARION (Co-Host/Acushnet): 1st Thursday: 1pm-3pm: FIRST MEETING on OCT 5th
  • MARSHFIELD(Co-Host): 3rd Thursday: 9 – 11am: FIRST MEETING on SEPT 21st     
    • Location: Council on Aging: 230 Webster St: Phone: 781-834-5581
       
  • NATICK: 1st and 3rd Wednesday: 2:30 – 4:30pm: FIRST MEETING on OCT 4th
    • Location: Community Senior Center, 117 Central St. : Phone: 508-647-6540
       
  • WEST BOYLSTON(Co-Host/Clinton): 2nd Wed:1– 3pm: FIRST MEETING-OCT 11th
    • Location: Council on Aging: 127 Hartwell St., Suite #1: Phone: 508-835-6916

If you are unemployed and actively looking, underemployed, seeking for a new career direction, re-entering the job market after a long employment gap, recently retired and looking for your "Encore Career", this networking group program is PERFECT for YOU!!!

DID YOU KNOW: 85% of all jobs are found through NETWORKING!!! REALLY!!

All Meetings in All Locations are OPEN to Anyone participating in the program. Join us in a professional forum for networking with peers in a safe and comfortable environment conducive to developing new relationships and developing skills and strategies to help in your career transition.

Each biweekly meeting is facilitated by an Experienced Career Coach and features a new topic! Meetings include a presentation and hands-on workshop on topics relevant to career transition /job search, guest speakers, access to hiring managers, ample opportunity to network, and 1-1 coaching guidance. Participating on a regular basis will give job seekers the many tools and strategies needed for a successful job search. And we have many success stories!

For Program Information and Pre-Registration, please feel free to contact:

Susan Drevitch Kelly, Program Director at susan@sdkelly.com or 781-378-0520.

Visit our web page at www.mcoaonline/50plus  for information on upcoming guest speakers, career fairs and meeting schedules.

Like our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/mcoa50plus

Join our LinkedIn Group at www.linkedin.com/groups/8467280.  

See also: 

Meet the Group Leaders and Co-Facilitators

Guidelines for Meeting Attendees

Registration Form for New Attendees

Resources for Your Job Search

Program Evaluation Form