Westchester Networking Organization (WNO) Meeting - 16 Sep 2019

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New York Life Offices

777 Westchester Ave

4th Floor

White Plains, NY 10607

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Sales Have Ended

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We are sorry, ticket sales have ended. If you wish to attend, please email wno1635@gmail.com with your name, email, mobile phone, position and company. Should time and circumstances permit, we will send back an acknowledgement as well as answer any questions you may have. Some of us are working during the day and can not receive Eventbrite updates, so bear with us when you arrive. Again, please register early, not at the last minute. It is a huge time saver for us all.
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Join us at the September 2019 WNO Meeting!

Location: New York Life Offices, 777 Westchester Ave, 4th Floor, White Plains, NY

Session: Ask the Recruiter!

Guest Speaker: Donna Held

Agenda:

  • 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Open networking
  • 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. General announcements and presentation
  • 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Open networking
  • 9:00 p.m. Meeting ends

Abstract: Donna will be conducting an open question-and-answer session on topics ranging from interviewing skills, salary negotiation, targeting your search in today's job market, through cover letter and resume writing, as well as techniques for working with both corporate and staffing firm recruiters. This is your chance to ask those tough questions, and prepare yourself to respond, in a supportive environment. Donna suggests you send her your resume, and, if you wish, any additional question or topics, a few days prior to the meeting. Send to dheld@CTECHNY.com and note "WNO Meeting Sep 2019" in the subject line. Donna will address as many topics and questions that meeting time allows.

Credentials: Donna Held is an entrepreneurial businesswoman with expertise in the worlds of information technology and financial services. She is known in her industry as a high energy salesperson and recruiter, knowledgeable, responsive and bottom-line driven, with a reputation for quick, effective turn-around on projects under her direction.

Ms. Held started Career Techniques Inc. in 2006. It is a privately held recruiting firm specializing in the fields of financial services and technology recruiting for both the consultant and the permanent employee. Ms. Held has been a guest speaker at WNO, TENG, NWO, Connect to Care and other networking groups.

Ms. Held spearheaded the development of the Information Technology Consulting Division for The Ayers Group, a multi-national human resources consulting firm. Ms. Held joined the firm in 2000 as Vice President, Staffing Services, and was promoted to Managing Director in 2004. She grew the business from its inception, developing its infrastructure, compensation plans, and hiring its recruiting and sales staff. When The Ayers Group was sold in May of 2006, Ms. Held’s division was generating $7.5 million in annual sales.

Ms. Held obtained her MBA as well as her BS from Lehigh University. The institution greatly benefits from her active and successful annual fundraising efforts. She is a member of The Financial Women’s Assertion (FWA) where she is a mentor to a diversity high school student. In her home community of Chappaqua, Ms. Held volunteers for the Temple, and various community activities. She donates her time for fund raising for The Alzheimer’s Foundation, Children’s Aid Society and more.

You can reach Donna by calling 914-238-4253 or e-mailing her at dheld@ctechny.com.

Notes:

  • WNO Résumé/Job Search Coach Merrill Rutman and Career Coach and Certified Resume Writer Anne-Marie Ditta will be providing complimentary 15-minute, one-on-one advisory sessions. Bring your résumés and questions; Merrill and/or Anne-Marie will provide valuable insights. Sign-up sheets will be available at the meeting.
  • WNO Small Business Advisor and independent small-business consultant, and job search counselor Lew Tischler will be providing complimentary 15-minute, one-on-one advisory sessions. Sign-up sheets will be available at the meeting.
  • A preliminary attendance sheet will be e-mailed to all registered attendees the weekend prior to the meeting. Please do not share or distribute the list out of respect for the privacy of the other attendees. We hope that the list is helpful both for you and for you to help others.
  • Make your evening a success - come prepared!
  • Business casual is suggested
  • Bring your business cards and résumés
  • See other best practices.

Find a variety of job-transition-related information on the WNO site:
http://wno.weebly.com/

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New York Life Offices

777 Westchester Ave

4th Floor

White Plains, NY 10607

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