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Do you need to build your professional network?

Networking for Professionals

This group meets every Monday afternoon from 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm at ValleyWorks Career Center in Lawrence.  Mondays are a great opportunity to connect with professionals from all industries and fields, as well as connect and learn from top speakers from a variety of fields.

Pre-registration is required for each event, members may call the Membership Desks in Lawrence or Haverhill and speak to a staff to register, 978-722-7000. 

All members of the community are welcome.

Our Next Speakers:

Jan 11 - Mike Chase, Presenter and Speaker

             "Practical Tips for Public Speaking"


Jan 25 - Fred Earnshaw, Director of Finance & Operations, Groundwork Lawrence

             "Creating Visibility"

Feb 8 - Nan MacDonald, Agent, Notary Public, New Yourk Life

              "Blueprint for Financial Success"


Mar 14 - Tammy Gooler Loeb, MBA, CPCC
               "Networking for Introverts and Everyone"




  Prior Speakers:


Nov 16 - Joanne Dennison, Guidance Counselor for Grown Ups
               "Show Them Not Tell Them"

Nov 2 - Juanita Allen, Recruitment & Outreach Manager, The Commonwealth of MA

             “How to Access State Government Jobs”


Oct 26 - Jim Connell, President, Society of Professional Consultants

               “Independent Consulting Get off the Employment Merry Go Round”


Oct 19 - Michelle Wilson, MA LMHC, Inner Oasis Counseling & Coaching

                 “Mindset: Harness the Power of Your Brain”


Oct 5 - Tom Procopio, Certified Community Transit Manager

                 “Be a Rainmaker in Your Job Search”


Aug 10 - Penny Harrington, Adjunct Faculty Member, Boston College

                               "Storytelling in Behavioral Interviewing"

                                  Bring Your Resume


Aug 3 - Joe Bevilacqua, President and CEO, Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce 

                               "How to Use a Chamber of Commerce in Your Job Search"


July 13 - Randall Warniers, Principal/Creative Director, RW Communications and Design

                               "First Impressions"


July 6 - Santa Grullon-Fedock, Social Worker

                               "Rewarding Lifestyles – Living Below Your Means"




          June 15 - Diane Murphy, Morgan Stanley & Rob Crugnale, Touchstone Investments

                               "Preventing Identity Theft & Protecting Your Assets"


           June 8 -Peter Doyle, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones

                             "Networking - A Path to Career Transition"



          April 6 - Andy Winig, Elevator Pitch Coach

                               "Elevator Pitch Skills for Job Seekers"


          Mar 30 -Steve Gamlin

                             "Attitude, Action, Traction"


         Mar 2  -  Cindy Key, SPHR, CBM, CBC, CPBS

                   "LinkedIn 101"


        Feb 23 -  Santa Grullon-Fedock, Social Worker

                        "The Power of Releasing Hurt Feelings" 


        Jan 25 - Joan Kulash, Executive Director, Jericho Road Lawrence

                             “Volunteering a Way to Keep Your Resume Updated”


       Jan 5 - Dr. Ethan F. Becker, Speech Coach & Author, The Speech Improvement Company

                         "Interviewing with Confidence"




Special Events

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Evening Networking

Networking for Professionals


Quarterly Evening Networking Event

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Networking @ 5pm


Be sure to register and join us for a great evening.

Our Quarterly Evening Networking Event begins at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Pre-registration is required for each event, members may drop by or call the Membership Desk in Lawrence at 978-722-7000 to register. 

All members of the community are welcome.

Attire: Business Casual


Upcoming Evening Networking

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Evening Networking

Networking for Professionals


Quarterly Evening Networking Event

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Evening Networking @ 5pm

Networking for Professionals



Save the Date for October & Join us on March 3, 2016


@ 5pm - 7pm


         Our March Speaker:

Margie Pascetta, Alternative Career Coach, The Entrepreneur's Source


Topic: Battered Career Syndrome You 2.0


    Prior Speakers Evening Speakers:


      Dec 2015 -Tom Procopio, CCTM, Special Project Manager

                         & Kevin Walsh, Certified Financial Planner

      Oct 2015 -  Dan Cowher, Waste Industry VP

      Jun 2015 - Patricia Hunt Sinacole, Boston Globe Columnist, "Job Doc"

      Mar 2015  - Deborah Burkholder, Appia, President & CEO and

                          & Tom McDonough, Appia, Chief Wellness Officer

        Dec 2014   - Helen Williams, Author and CEO HW Consulting

      Jun 2014  - Kevin Willett, Friends of KW

      Mar 2014  - Patricia Hunt Sinacole, Boston Globe Columnist, "Job Doc"

      Dec 2013  - Cindy Key, SPHR, CBM, CBC, CPBS

      Oct 2013   - Steve Balzac, President, 7 Steps

      Jun 2013   - Michael Taylor, Information Security Evangelist, Architect, Manager

      Mar 2013   - Matt Casey, Career Coach      

      Dec 2012   - Helen Williams, Harvard Athletic Administration Fellow, Harvard University

      Oct 2012   - Kim Meninger, Certified Coach, Great Heights Coaching

      Jun 2012   - Kim Bilawchek, Career Coach

      Dec 2011   - Stephen Balzac, President, 7 StepsAhead.com

       Oct   2011  - Elaine Ohlson, Ohlson Consulting





Job Fairs & Special Events


@ Northern Essex Community College
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10am to 1pm

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Facilities Supervisor - Full-time 3rd shift
Learning & Development Specialist - Full-time 1st shift
Loss Prevention Specialist - Full/Part-time 1st Shift or On-call
Receiver, Lay-Up, Forklift Operator - 1st shift 6:00am – 2:30pm
Shipper, Transport Driver - 2nd shift 2:45pm – 11:30pm
Receiver, Shipper, Transport & Service - 3rd shift 12am – 6am

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