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									                           Atlanta JobSeekers Weekly Digest
 Tools to Aid in your Search and Make Connections with People
1.    AtlantaJobSeekers Official Website - – Select the “Job Aids” button
      and you can find many websites and networking meetings to visit and explore
2.    Job Aids Toolbar – Simply download this free toolbar and it will give you all
      the quick links you need for an effective job search
3.    Find Alumni Job Seekers             - Email Michael Hamman at for assistance with
      finding alumni job seeker. Send an email with the company name for which you’ve applied too and need an
      inside contact for networking.
4.    Yahoo Groups - Go to this yahoo groups website and
      sign up for the “Daily Digest”. It’s a great way to share job leads and networking contacts.
                                          Additional Local Yahoo Groups
          Name                              Link                        Members est.
         Atlanta Seekers (Our official site)   atlantaseekers         4,000
         Atlanta Job Search                    Atlanta_job_search     1,100
         Atlanta TechProduct Management        atpma                  500
         Christ Center Careers Groups          C3G                    600
         Career Mavens                         careermavens           400
         Cobb Job Seekers                      cobbjobseekers         1,200
         RUMC Job Net                          RUMCjobnet             3,500
5.    LinkedIn       – is one of the best tools for finding people who work at the companies you
      are trying to get a job with. Sign up for the Linkedin Group at
6.    Job Boards – Go to first and then to the consolidators like SimplyHired and
      Indeed combines jobs ads from many different boards into one easy site. Go to and
7. Vista Print FREE Business Cards –
8. The Riley Guide – The Riley Guide provides free career and employment
      information and introduces you to the online job search listing many online sites and services that are useful
      for your job search
9.    Free Company Research – Check out these sites for conducting research on your target company
      list. and and
10.   Association Directory – Get out and network at your local discipline and industry specific
      associations. This google linke will get you started:
11.   Blogs – Check out the Wall Street Journal blog specifically for the jobseeker
The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search by Orville Pierson

     Abbreviation                          Description                                    Website

JobSeekers              = Job Seekers – Atlanta Chapter            Click “Job Aids”

Seekers                 = Job Seekers – Cobb County Chapter

RE:Focus                = RE:Focus on Careers              

CareerCare              = Transfiguration Catholic Church  

Crossroads              = Crossroads Career Network        

C3G                     = Christ Centered Career Group     

     Please email any updates, comments or questions to Eric Handler at
                                                    Last Updated 5/7/09
RUMC                    = Roswell United Methodist Church         

Career Quest            = St. Ann Catholic Church                 

North Roswell           = Ebenezer United Methodist Church        

NFL                     = Norcross Fellowship Luncheon            

The FENG                = Financial Executives Network Group      

TBK JobNetwork          = Thankful Baptist Church of Kennesaw     

CareerMinistry          = Holy Spirit Catholic Church             

                            Places To Go, People To Meet
Be sure to visit and click “Job Aids” to see the full calendar of event. Be sure to call before attending the meeting
place to ensure the event is still taking place.

7:30 AM-9:30 AM - S.A.M.S. Sales and Marketing Seekers RUMC - – Every M
7:45 AM-10:30 AM – C3G – Northpoint Community Church – Every M
7:00 PM-9:00 PM - CareerCare Job Network - Transfiguration Catholic Church – Every M
7:30 PM-9:00 PM – CareerMinistry – Holy Spirit Catholic Church 2nd & 4th M
7:30 PM-9:00 PM – RUMC - Roswell United Methodist Church 2nd & 4th M
7:00 AM- 10:00 AM - Seekers - The Varsity - Town Center in Kennesaw – Every T
6:55 PM- 9:00 PM - Career Quest - The Catholic Church of St. Ann – Every T
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM – Crossroads - Dunwoody Baptist Church – 1st T
7:30 AM-9:00 AM - North Roswell Networking - Ebenezer United Methodist – Every W
11:45 AM-1:00 PM – NFL - Norcross Fellowship Luncheon - Golden Corral on Satellite Blvd – Every W
6:00 PM-8:00 PM - The FENG – Financial Executives Network Group – 2nd & 4th W
8:15 AM-10:30 AM - JAWS - east side of I575 – Chick-fil-A Dwarf House on Hgwy 92 – Every Th
7:30 AM-9:30 AM – AtlantaSeekers Fellowship Employment Network (Perimeter Fuddruckers) – Every F
8:00 AM-9:30 AM - Eastminster Presbyterian Church – 1st & 3rd S
9:00 AM-12:00 PM - All Saints Catholic Church in Dunwoody – 2nd S
2:00 PM-4:00 PM – ABWA - Picadilly Cafeteria North Druid Hills – 3rd S
8:00 AM-10:00AM – Thankful Baptist Church of Kennesaw – Every 2nd & 4th S
Pick a Time – We are all men and women of God. The door to the Lord’s house is always open. Take your family to
church and be thankful for the abundance he has given you. AMEN.

Template for your 30-second pitch – Sell yourself!!
Be prepared to say who you are, what you want to do and how that person can help you. Always say “I
am” not “I was”, don’t eulogize your past, and celebrate what you are!
I am a ___________ ____________ ______________ with a focus on ___________ ____________
______________ and I do it in a ___________ ____________ ______________ environment.

Example: I am a Solution Strategist with a focus on simplifying business processes, making technology fit, work and
produce. I do it in a diversified commercial equipment finance environment where I have found ways to save
companies up to 25% of their annual operating budgets. I am seeking an opportunity with a consulting organization or
a software company that supports companies engaged in commercial finance. My target companies are…

   Please email any updates, comments or questions to Eric Handler at
                                                    Last Updated 5/7/09

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