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Agenda for Friday January 7, 2022


LVP has been meeting virtually using the ZOOM meeting software.  Each week’s meeting still starts promptly at 10:00 AM on Friday morning.  You can join the meeting by using one of the links here:
Topic: Project Planning Your Job Search: A practical work search methodology
Time: Jan 7, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 811 532 2631
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                           Meeting Moderator: Dave Newton, LVP Chair, BofD
10:00 AM – Welcome and Announcements
10:05 AM – Today’s Presentation --“Project Planning Your Job Search: A practical work search methodology” with Paul Cecala, GCDF
A pragmatic, action-oriented project planning process to identify the specific employers you want to work for and how to seek out the positions you are best suited for.  Map out a strategic job search project plan by scoping out your search, identifying the milestones, developing clear benchmarks and measurable metrics, setting a flexible but realistic timeline, and a dashboard to share.   It provides lots of tools you can use today to shortcut your work search and achieve employment in the most efficient way.

Today’s Speaker
Cecala is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator, work search author, and founder of Cecala Career Consultants. He has been Paul coaching since 1999 and assisted over 3000 people in either changing careers or starting their professional lives.  He specializes in creating a project plan for your job search. He is often recognized for his strong listening skills and ability to help clients find work fast. He has been commended for his networking skills, interview techniques, and resume writing prowess.
Paul has helmed the adult continuing professional education programs for Fairleigh Dickenson University and the County College of Morris. Additionally, he has worked in Workforce Development through his local Chamber of Commerce and One-Stop Career Center.
Prior to career coaching, he spent 15 years in corporate aviation working for FlightSafety International, K-C Aviation, Jet Aviation, and ending as Vice President of Aircraft Charter Sales for Atlantic Aviation.
Paul Has his BS in Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology. Prior to his GCDF certification, he was certified by The Five O’Clock Club. He lives in Morris County, NJ with his husband and teenage son.

11:15 AM – Your Elevator Speech
12:00 PM – Adjourn

Recent Meetings

At our LVP Meeting on December 17, we presented four outstanding training sessions.  They were
 “How to Work a Job Fair” with Tom Emmerth
 “Bad Networking” with Dave Newton
"Turning Losses into Gains” with Cherryann Joseph
"The Art of Online Interviewing with Dave Myers
The meeting was recorded and can be found here:
At our LVP Meeting on December 3, Tom Emmerth discussed "Your Holiday Job Search."
This presentation reminded us of the value of turning up the heat on your job search during the holiday season.
Our speaker on 11/19/21 was Emilie Carlino.
Her topic was 
Networking with Authenticity -- How to Build Meaningful Relationships that Impact your Business”.
For additional details, a replay of the presentation is below.

Previous meetings are posted for logged-in members on the LVP website.

Next Group Meeting:  Friday, January 21, 2022
“Cultural Matching in the Interview Process” with Bill Glose
Please note that meeting end times are approximate as we have more and more information we need to provide to our members. If your schedule requires an early exit, please be aware of ongoing speakers and exit quietly so as to not disturb other members’ attention to the presentation.