Teach and facilitate Networking among PMINJ members to support their personal and professional growth, engage career coaches and experts to provide guidance in navigating the job-search process, and promote exposure to career and business opportunities.
The PMINJ Career Networking Local Community of Interest
(CNL) was established to facilitate business and career
networking among PMINJ members. The CNL's goals are to
provide additional networking opportunities to PMINJ
members in the form of networking events, educational
forums, and professional development opportunities. A
structured networking event is hosted each month, with
elements of speakers, panel discussions, job
announcements, networking sessions and interactive
The CNL provides these services for interested PMINJ Project Managers:
Networking Sessions are held before monthly PMINJ Chapter
meetings, at the Main location. Registration begins at
5:15pm; the Networking event starts at 5:30pm and runs
until 6:25pm, giving members time to enjoy dinner before
the main meeting. No separate per-registration is needed –
just be sure to register for the chapter meeting, arrive a
bit earlier, and join us.
This season, CNL is planning to host speaker presentations in September, October, February and May, and facilitated networking sessions in November, January, March, April and June.
Handouts from the meetings (when available) can be downloaded from the PMINJ chapter website. Go to Programs > Archive, and find the meeting of interest to download the handouts.
09/19/2017 - The Art of Preparation -– Interview with
Very thorough preparation for an interview or a
networking meeting can make the difference between getting
the next interview or being written off.
Comprehensive preparation is essential, but how best can
this be accomplished?
Bill Belknap, career coach with 30 years of senior
management and human resources experience, will describe
how the “A” Players prepare for an interview -- how much
time should be invested in this step, how to deconstruct a
job description to be prepared for nearly every
conceivable question, the “not so obvious” uses of
LinkedIn, Google, and the company’s website, plus much
Bring your Business Cards!