THE AUGUST GROUP NEWSLETTER

MARCH 8, 2010

VOLUME 4, NUMBER 10


Rochester’s Premier Professional Networking Organization

Newsletter Archives


Upcoming Events

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The upcoming events calendar is listed as a service to newsletter readers to summarize the non August Group Events. Dates/Times/Places do change so please verify the event by visiting the August Group Website Calendar before attending an event.


LinkedIn Training - Building LinkedIn Killer Skills for Job Search @ The Bagel Bin
Tuesday, March 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm.

Speaker Info for Today's General Session - Greg Taylor
Wednesday, March 10, 9:30am - 11:00am.

The Job Development Network’s 23rd Annual Job Fair @ the Rochester Psychiatric Center
Wednesday, March 10, 1:00pm - 4:00pm.

Digital Rochester’s 10th Technology Career Fair @ the Doubletree Hotel
Wednesday, March 10, 3:00pm - 7:00pm.

Jumpstart: Masterfully Working a Room - Networking at events @ The Bagel Bin
Thursday, March 11, 11:00am - 1:00pm.

LinkedIn Training - Making Your Profile Extraordinary & Effective @ the Bagel Bin
Tuesday, March 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm.

Recruiters - Would They Work for You? @ Henrietta Public Library
Tuesday, March 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

Mega-Networking Event @ Johnny's Irish Pub
Wednesday, March 17, 4:30pm - 7:30pm.

LinkedIn, the Power of Online Networking @ Fairport Library
Friday, March 19, 10:00am - 11:30am.

LinkedIn Training - Growing Your LinkedIn Network @ The Bagel Bin
Tuesday, March 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm.

DR Knowledge Upgrade - "Canadian Crossover - Doing Business on Both Sides of the Border
Tuesday, March 23, 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

Jumpstart: Concise, Meaningful Introductions @ The Bagel Bin
Thursday, March 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm.

Right Your Resume @ Fairport Library
Monday, March 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

Catchy Cover Letters @ Fairport Library
Tuesday, March 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

Digital Rochester Networking 2010 @ the Max
Tuesday, April 06, 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

Jumpstart: 2 Presentations at this Session! @ The Bagel Bin
Thursday, April 08, 11:00am - 1:00.

Mock Interviews @ Fairport Library
Monday, April 19, 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

Mega-Networking Event @ Johnny's Irish Pub
Wednesday, April 21, 4:30pm - 7:30pm.


Job Postings

Hidden jobs are welcomed for sharing at jobs@augustgroup.org. If the job your neighbor, friend or family shared with you is not right for you, it might be perfect for an August Group colleague.  This is a great place for practicing "give to get." With 1600 members, what can happen here when members own the content?

We welcome volunteers to coordinate the job postings on a weekly basis. Employers and members submit jobs that must be readied for inclusion in the job posting section of the website.


For Job Posting please visit the Job Posting section of THE AUGUST GROUP website. You must be registered and login to view job postings.


Career Sites

If you have a career site that you would like to share with others please send the link to newsletter@augustrgroup.org and put "Link to share" in the Subject Line.

Previously posted jobs

See the August Group Newsletter Archives



Links to share

Got a link you want to share?  Send it to newsletter@augustrgroup.org and put "Link to share" in the Subject Line.

This seems like a great resource – they offer free job aids (reference sheets) for Word, Outlook, PPT, Access, Excel, Project, Visio, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and more…….. you can also sign on for free training and paid training….

They state that it’s spam free…..

I’m not affiliated with them at all, so I’m not recommending them beyond saying that their content looks good. I just downloaded a few….so I’m new to them as well.

http://clo.customguide.com/

Kind Regards,

Sue

Sue Schnorr
President

Training Insights, Inc.
585-442-3443


I have some links to share for people interested in Green Jobs. Some have jobs in NY state, most don't but you never no who wants to relocate.

Yvonne Cleveland


Words of Wisdom

Got a thought to share?  Send it to newsletter@augustrgroup.org and put "Words to Ponder" in the Subject Line.


  • "No man ever listened himself out of a job."
    ~ Calvin Coolidge

  • "The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself."
    ~ Oscar Wilde

  • "Many receive advice, only the wise profit by it."
    ~ Syrus


Weekly Columns

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Book Reviews and Good Reads

Have a story, book review or workshop experience to share or something similar to contribute? Send your contributions to newsletter@augustgroup.org with Good Read in the Subject line.



Weekly Blogs

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Feature Articles

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August Group Members in the news

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Weekly Columns

Have an idea for a weekly column you would like to start?  We welcome your contributions. Make a difference. Share your ideas with The August Group.  Submit your idea to newsletter@augustgroup.org.


This article is compliments of Sue Schnorr, President of Training Insights, Inc.

Networking Insights

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Blog: www.AllLearningMatters.com

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"Our training insights deliver results!"

This free article is provided to you, compliments of Sue Schnorr,
President, Training Insights, Inc.
Associate, Contacts Count
70 Linden Oaks, 3rd floor
Rochester, NY 14625
585-442-3443
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Contributed by Hannah Morgan, Training Specialist at RochesterWorks

Changing Careers, Changing Industry

 Hannah's blog this week includes writings on recent topics about changing careers and changing industries.

Hannah composes her blog outside of work hours as a personal passion to assist those in career transition.


Book Reviews and Good Reads

Other Offerings - Share Yours
Got a book you'd like to share with others and lead in discussion? It's a great way to contribute, add value and get known. Provide the story line on the book and submit it to Greg Taylor at gtaylor@excelsiorsp.com for discussion, coordination and promotion.



Feature Articles

Have an article to contribute? We welcome your contributions. Make a difference. Share a story.  Submit it to newsletter@augustgroup.org.


Tweet with TAG - Follow @TheAugustGroup on Twitter

The undertaking has new life with a new volunteer as Arthur Catalanello has stepped forward to tweet events, news, undertakings, volunteer opportunities, networking events, etc. If you wish to tweet and be re-tweeted connect with @TheAugustGroup on Twitter.