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CTI in the News

Here is some of the media attention related to our services and the overall success of those that have passed through our program.

CTI  In the News: COLUMBUS – July 16, 2018, 2010. John Ridge gives an overview of CTI at the July 2018 ABC 6 Job Boot Camp. View Full Video…

Steve Stetz and Many Other Job Help Orgs Interviewed on WOSU

CTI (Forty Plus) In the News: COLUMBUS – August 2, 2010. Steve Stetz of Forty Plus and many other organizations discuss how age can make a huge difference in how you approach your job search. Listen to Audio…

Jeff Young and Wade Meyer are Interviewed on ONN

CTI (Forty Plus) In the News: COLUMBUS – February 2, 2010. Jeff Young and Wade Meyer discuss how networking groups like Forty Plus can help people who are job searching. Forty Plus assists with resume writing, interviewing, skill set development. View Full Video…

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Networking Events

Columbus Networking — July 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019
When: Monday, July 15, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
What: Business Networking Luncheon
Who: Dublin Area Networking Group (DANG)
Where: The Rusty Bucket | 6726 Perimeter Loop Rd |Dublin
Source: https://www.meetup.com/Dublin-Area-Networking-Group/events/tnlfpqyzkbtb/
Arrive at 11:30 AM to enjoy some open networking. At 11:45 AM, everyone will sit at a table of 4 and order their own meals. At noon, the fun continues as we begin elevator speeches – with a twist! Then, enjoy your meal and connect with your table-mates over lunch. At 1, we return back to open networking until 1:30 when we officially end our luncheon. Space is limited, so RSVP.

When: Monday, July 15, 7 PM
What: NetworkNite
Who: Speed Networking Columbus
Where: Melt Bar and Grill | 840 N High St | 43215
Source: https://www.speedcolumbusnetworking.com/event-schedule
$26.95. Often times networking events can prove challenging to participants as they are only able to meet a small fraction of those whom attend. Trying to engage multiple networking professionals, declining connections and leaving conversations can be both awkward and uncomfortable. Speed Networking ensures an equal amount of time with all participants, the ability to select whom you would like to connect with and an unfettered one-on-one dialogue.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
When: Tuesday, July 16, 5:30 to 6:30 PM
What: Job Coaching
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Hilltop Branch
Where: 511 S Hague Ave | 43204
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
Get help with resume writing, interviewing skills and job search.

When: Tuesday, July 16, 5:30 to 7 PM (every Tuesday)
What: Tuesday Tune-Up
Who: Ability Professional Network
Where: Dublin Entrepreneurial Center | First Floor Training Room | 565 Metro Pl S| 43017
Source: www.abilityprofessional.com/tuesday-Tune-Up
A job networking group that is a way for job seekers to help one another to find their next job through networking. Guest speakers. $15/month.

When: Tuesday, July 16, 3 to 5 PM
What: Job Coaching
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Hilltop Branch
Where: 511 S Hague Ave | 43204
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
Get help with resume writing, interviewing skills and job search.

When: Tuesday, July 16, 5:30 to 8 PM
What: Connected Community Networking Group–Polaris
Who: Chris Borja
Where: CoHatch to The Pub | 554 Polaris Pkwy | 43240
Source: https://www.chrisborja.com/upcomingevents
The CONNECTED Community Networking Group is a collaboration of business leaders on a mission to make a positive impact in their life, business, and community. If you are a servant-leader at heart, this is the group for you.

When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 AM and 1 to 3 PM
What: OhioMeansJobs Jobs Mobile
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library
Where: Various locations
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
The Jobs Mobile visits the various branches to connect with job seekers and share how OhioMeansJobs can assist with their career journey. Visit the link to see when the Jobs Mobile will be near you!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
When: Wednesday, July 17, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
What: Women in Business Luncheon featuring Anne Thompson, Founder of Bloombase
Who: Dublin Chamber
Where:
Source: https://www.dublinchamber.org/events/details/women-in-business-luncheon-featuring-anne-thompson-founder-of-bloombase-8062 Women in Business Luncheon offers opportunity to connect with local business leaders, exchange innovative ideas and enjoy a delicious lunch. Special presenters and participants will encourage empowerment. $22 per person for Chamber members and $49 per person for non-members, which includes lunch.

When: Wednesday, July 17, 4:30 to 6:30 PM
What: Celebrate Summer!
Who: TriVillage Chamber Partnership
Where: High Bank Distillery|1051 Goodale Blvd |Grandview Heights | 43212
Source: https://business.chamberpartnership.org/events/details/celebrate-summer-3375
Join us on the patio at High Bank Distillery to meet and greet and connect and celebrate! Appetizers provided so please be sure to RSVP.

When: Wednesday, July 17, 5:30 to 8 PM
What: Connected Community Networking Group–Worthington
Who: Chris Borja
Where: CoHatch to The Library, 752 High St | 43085
Source: https://www.chrisborja.com/upcomingevents
The CONNECTED Community Networking Group is a collaboration of business leaders on a mission to make a positive impact in their life, business, and community. If you are a servant-leader at heart, this is the group for you.

Thursday, July 18, 2019
When: Thursday, July 18, 11 AM to 2 PM
What: Columbus Career Fair
Who: National Career Fairs
Where: Hyatt Regency Columbus |350 North High Street |43215
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/columbus-career-fair-july-18-2019-live-recruitinghiring-event-tickets-52506334861?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Live Recruiting/Hiring Event. National Career Fairs is the industry leader and we are driving employers and future employees together faster than ever before.

When: Thursday, July 18, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
What: AMA Columbus Networking Bash
Who: AMA Columbus
Where: WWCD 102.5 | 1036 South Front St | Big Room Bar & Patio| 43206
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ama-columbus-summer-networking-bash-tickets-62410957855
The largest networking event with marketers from central Ohio with. Tickets are $15 and include two drink tickets. Free parking. Reserve early before event closes out.

When: Thursday, July 18, 5:30 to 9:30 PM
What: Business Networking 101 Workshop
Who: Chris Borja
Where: Dublin Entrepreneurial Center | #180 | 565 Metro Pl S| 43017
Source: https://www.chrisborja.com/events/business-networking-101-workshop-299-value-free-july-2019
The activities for the evening will be an eye-opening experience that will increase your confidence and competence, and will make YOU a better networker! Free.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
When: Tuesday, July 23, 3 to 5 PM
What: Job Coaching
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Hilltop Branch
Where: 511 S Hague Ave | 43204
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
Get help with resume writing, interviewing skills and job search.

When: Tuesday, July 23, 5:30 to 7 PM (every Tuesday)
What: Tuesday Tune-Up
Who: Ability Professional Network
Where: Dublin Entrepreneurial Center | First Floor Training Room | 565 Metro Pl S| 43017
Source: www.abilityprofessional.com/tuesday-Tune-Up
A job networking group that is a way for job seekers to help one another to find their next job through networking. Guest speakers. $15/month.

When: Tuesday, July 23, 6:30 to 8:30 PM
What: Courting Your Customer: Your Job Search as a Marketing Campaign
Who: American Marketing Association Columbus
Where: Improving Enterprises | One Easton Oval | Suite 175 | 43219
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/courting-your-customer-your-job-search-as-a-marketing-campaign-tickets-64209445179?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Ruth Sternberg is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and Job Search Guide will teach fundamental ways to incorporate marketing into your job search in order to show your value, make crucial connections, and demonstrate job and culture fit.

When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 AM and 1 to 3 PM
What: OhioMeansJobs Jobs Mobile
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library
Where: Various locations
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
The Jobs Mobile visits the various branches to connect with job seekers and share how OhioMeansJobs can assist with their career journey. Visit the link to see when the Jobs Mobile will be near you!

When: Tuesday, July 25, 7 to 8 PM
What: How To Write an Effective Cover Letter
Who: Westerville Public Library
Where: 126 S State St | 43081
Source: http://www.westervillelibrary.org/events
Get a detailed blueprint for what to write and how to organize your thoughts to increase your chances of getting the interview with expert Karen Cornelissen of KC Writing & Editing Solutions LLC. Register at above link.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
When: Wednesday, July 24, 10 AM to 2 PM
What: Job Fair
Who: JobNewsUSA.com
Where: The Greek Orthodox Cathedral Social Hall | 555 North High St |43215
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jobnewsusacom-columbus-job-fair-tickets-62590996355?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Meet one-on-one with recruiters & hiring managers who are now hiring for immediate openings! Available positions range from entry level to management, in multiple industries.

Thursday, July 25, 2019
When: Thursday, July 25, 8:30 to 11:30 AM (last Thursday of every month)
What: The Transition Café Meeting
Who: TransitionCafe.com of Central Ohio
Where: Office Evolution | 200 E Campus View Blvd | Suite 200 | 43235
Source: https://transitioncafe.com/
$10 for those who pre-register at the above link (or $15 at the door by cash or check).

When: Thursday, July 25, 3 to 5 PM
What: Job Coaching
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Hilltop Branch
Where: 511 S Hague Ave | 43204
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
Get help with resume writing, interviewing skills and job search.

When: Thursday, July 25, 5 PM
What: 4th Thursday Happy Hour (4th Thursdays May through September)
Who: Columbus Metro Club
Where: Dempsey’s Food and Spirits | 346 South High St | 43215
Source: https://columbusmetroclub.org/event/4th-thursday-happy-hour-2/
Networking and Drinks. Free. Members and guests are encouraged to join us in a casual setting with good conversation, appetizers, and a cash bar. No registration required.

Friday, July 26, 2019
When: Friday, July 26, 7 to 9 AM
What: Breakfast with Business First
Who: Business First
Where: New Albany Country Club |1 Club Ln | 43054
Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/event/164046/2019/breakfast-with-business-first-new-albany-country-club
Network with hundreds of Central Ohio business professionals. Connect with exhibitors. Register for door prizes.

When: Friday, July 26, 9 AM (last Friday monthly)
What: CWAT Monthly Meeting
Who: Columbus Workforce Action Team (CWAT)
Where: OhioMeansJobs Center | 1111 E Broad St | 43205
Source: https://columbuscwat.wixsite.com/columbuscwat
CWAT offers an excellent opportunity for job seekers, employers, and community resources to connect.

Saturday, July 27, 2019
When: Saturday, July 27, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
What: Job Coaching
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Franklinton
Where: Study Room| 1061 W Town St | 43222
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
Get help with resume writing, interviewing skills and job search.

When: Saturday, July 27, 2 to 4 PM
What: Job Help Lab
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Hilltop Branch
Where: 511 S Hague Ave | 43204
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
Get one-on-one help creating resumes and apply to jobs online.

Tuesday, July 30, 1019
When: Tuesday, July 30, 3 to 5 PM
What: Job Coaching
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Hilltop Branch
Where: 511 S Hague Ave | 43204
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
Get help with resume writing, interviewing skills and job search.

When: Tuesday, July 30, 5:30 to 7 PM (every Tuesday)
What: Tuesday Tune-Up
Who: Ability Professional Network
Where: Dublin Entrepreneurial Center | First Floor Training Room | 565 Metro Pl S| 43017
Source: www.abilityprofessional.com/tuesday-Tune-Up
featuring Jeff Young, The Linked In Guru, discussing What’s New on Linked In and Why You Should Care. A job networking group that is a way for job seekers to help one another to find their next job through networking. Guest speakers. $15/month.

When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 AM and 1 to 3 PM
What: OhioMeansJobs Jobs Mobile
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library
Where: Various locations
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/events
The Jobs Mobile visits the various branches to connect with job seekers and share how OhioMeansJobs can assist with their career journey. Visit the link to see when the Jobs Mobile will be near you!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
When: Wednesday, July 31, 10 AM to 1 PM
What: Job Fair of Columbus
Who: Catalyst Career Group
Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton – Columbus | 2700 Corporate Exchange Dr | 43231
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/job-fair-of-columbus-tickets-52617542486?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Plan to attend and meet face-to-face with several of the Columbus area’s finest employers. All of the companies at our job fairs have open positions they are seeking to fill.

When: Wednesday, July 31, 11 AM to 3 PM
What: ABC 6 On Your Side Job Boot Camp
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Branch
Where: 96 S Grant St | 43215
Source: https://abc6onyourside.com/on-your-side/job-boot-camp
Job fair and career bootcamp. Meet over 40 companies who are hiring and interview on site. Participate in resume workshops and find resources to help you secure your next job. Free parking in the library’s main garage.

When: Wednesday, July 31, 11:15 AM to 1:15 PM
What: Women in Business Luncheon
Who: Westerville Chamber of Commerce
Where: The Lakes Golf & Country Club | 6740 Worthington Rd | 43082
Source: https://www.westervillechamber.com/events/details/women-in-business-luncheon-july-2019-3076
Transportation Update featuring Joanna M. Pinkerton, CEO Central Ohio Transit Authority; Jordan Davis, Director, Smart Cities, Columbus Partnership; & Jennifer Alford, Traffic Engineer, City of Westerville. $35 for Chamber Members
$45 for the General Public

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