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									                           Atlanta JobSeekers Weekly Digest
 Tools to Aid in your Search and Make Connections with People
1.    AtlantaJobSeekers Official Website - www.godel.com – Select the “Job Aids” button
      and you can find many websites and networking meetings to visit and explore
2.    Job Aids Toolbar – www.jobaidstoolbar.com 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 seekersdb@yahoo.com 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 - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/atlantaseekers 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       – www.linkedin.com 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
      http://www.linkedin.com/e/gis/128137/28C9C8106F32.
6.    Job Boards – Go to www.JobCentral.com first and then to the consolidators like SimplyHired and
      Indeed combines jobs ads from many different boards into one easy site. Go to www.simplyhired.com and
      www.indeed.com
7. Vista Print FREE Business Cards – www.vistaprint.com
8. The Riley Guide – www.rileyguide.com 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. http://investing.businessweek.com/research/company/overview/overview.asp and
      http://ww.allbusiness.com and
      http://www.jigsaw.com/join/Anonymous9207202.xhtml
10.   Association Directory – Get out and network at your local discipline and industry specific
      associations. This google linke will get you started: http://www.google.com/Top/Business/Associations/
11.   Blogs – Check out the Wall Street Journal http://blogs.wsj.com/laidoff blog specifically for the jobseeker
BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:
The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search by Orville Pierson



     Abbreviation                          Description                                    Website

JobSeekers              = Job Seekers – Atlanta Chapter              www.godel.com        Click “Job Aids”

Seekers                 = Job Seekers – Cobb County Chapter          www.jobseekers.org

RE:Focus                = RE:Focus on Careers                        www.refocusoncareers.com

CareerCare              = Transfiguration Catholic Church            www.transfiguration.com

Crossroads              = Crossroads Career Network                  www.crossroadscareer.org

C3G                     = Christ Centered Career Group               www.c3g.org


     Please email any updates, comments or questions to Eric Handler at erichandler@mindspring.com
                                                    Last Updated 5/7/09
RUMC                    = Roswell United Methodist Church                   www.rumc.com

Career Quest            = St. Ann Catholic Church                           http://www.st-ann.org/career_quest.php

North Roswell           = Ebenezer United Methodist Church                  www.ebenezerumc-roswell.org/

NFL                     = Norcross Fellowship Luncheon                      www.nfl-luncheon.com/directions.html

The FENG                = Financial Executives Network Group                www.thefeng.org

TBK JobNetwork          = Thankful Baptist Church of Kennesaw               www.tbkministries.org/job_networking

CareerMinistry          = Holy Spirit Catholic Church                       www.careerministry.org




                            Places To Go, People To Meet
Be sure to visit Godel.com 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.


Monday’s
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
Tuesday’s
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
Wednesday’s
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
Thursday’s
8:15 AM-10:30 AM - JAWS - east side of I575 – Chick-fil-A Dwarf House on Hgwy 92 – Every Th
Friday’s
7:30 AM-9:30 AM – AtlantaSeekers Fellowship Employment Network (Perimeter Fuddruckers) – Every F
Saturday’s
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
Sunday’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 erichandler@mindspring.com
                                                    Last Updated 5/7/09

								
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