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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 — June 2019

When: Monday, June 3, 1 to 4 p.m.
What: Strategies for Mature Job Seekers Workshop
Who: Employment for Seniors
Where: 4300 E Broad St | Columbus | 43213
Source: https://employseniors.org/Events/Flier3dates.pdf
If you are a mature job seeker, 50 years of age or older, learn strategies for how to find a job in today’s economy.
When: Tuesday, June 4, 8 to 9 a.m.
What: Morning Perk: Get Comfortable Talking about Yourself in Your Business by Gina Molinari
Who: TriVillage Chamber Partnership
Where: Overmyer Hall Assoc | 1600 W Lane Ave | Ste 200 | Upper Arlington 43221
Source: https://business.chamberpartnership.org/events/details/morning-perk-get-comfortable-talking-about-yourself-in-your-business-3369
Gina Moinari–the Messaging Maestro, a TedX Speaking Coach and Speaker–will share the importance of talking about yourself in your business, provide tips for conquering fears and reservations around getting personal, and teach you how to incorporate you into your business’ marketing strategy.
When: Tuesday, June 4, 3 to 5 p.m.
What: One-on-one Career Coaching
Who: Grandview Heights Public Library
Where: Conference Room A | 1685 W First Ave| 43212
Source: https://ghpl.libnet.info/event/1856022
Explore career options and make effective career decisions.
Call Fred Points, of the Career Center at Jewish Family Services, at 614-559-0118, to reserve a free 30-minute session in Conference Room A. 
When: Tuesday, June 4, 5:30 to 7 p.m. (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, June 4, 6 to 8 p.m. (every 1st Tuesday of the month)
What: DANG Member Social at the DEC
Who: Dublin Area Networking Group (DANG)
Where: Dublin Entrepreneurial Center | 565 Metro Pl S | 43017
Source: https://www.meetup.com/Dublin-Area-Networking-Group/events/gnsrbqyzjbgb/
Come and join us for a fun and productive evening with the Dublin Area Networking Group! This group is a great way to get together and meet other local business owners and business professionals.
When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
What: Ohio Means Jobs 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: Wednesday, June 5, 7 p.m.
What: Speed Networking
Who: Speed Networking Columbus
Where: Trillium Kitchen and Patio | 2333 N High St | 43202
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.
When: Friday, June 7, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. (Repeats first Friday each month)
What: Sales Connection Breakfast Series
Who: Dublin Chamber of Commerce
Where: 129 S High St | 43017
Source: https://www.dublinchamber.org/events/details/sales-connection-breakfast-series-featuring-bill-troy-ceo-of-civilis-marketing-8165
http://www.abilityprofessional.com/the-sales-connection/
“It’s Not Luck: The Recipe for Building Real, Authentic Business Relationships (Even in Today’s Digital World).” Bill Troy is an Inc. 500 CEO and author of CLICKSAND: How Online Marketing Will Ruin Your Business (And the Unlikely Secret To Saving it), has helped global brands like Sony, Disney and Nestle see the world from a different perspective for 25 years.
When: Monday, June 10, 1 to 4 p.m.
What: Linked In for Mature Job Seekers Workshop
Who: Employment for Seniors
Where: 4300 E Broad St | Columbus | 43213
Source: https://employseniors.org/Events/Flier3dates.pdf
If you are a mature job seeker, 50 years of age or older, learn strategies for how to find a job in today’s economy.
When: Tuesday, June 11, 7:30 to 9 a.m.
What: NetworkDublin! Business Breakfast
Who: Dublin Chamber
Where: Covetrus |400 Metro Pl N | Ste 100| 43017
Source: https://www.dublinchamber.org/events/details/networkdublin-business-breakfast-06-11-2019-8113
$35 for non-members and includes coffee, networking and a light breakfast. Make sure you bring plenty of business cards! Register online.
When: Tuesday, June 11, 11:15 a.m. to 1 :15 p.m.
What: Quarterly Membership Luncheon
Who: Westerville Area Chamber
Where: The Gold Club at Little Turtle | 5400 Little Turtle Way | 43081
Source: https://www.westervillechamber.com/events/details/quarterly-membership-luncheon-june-2019-3072
Medical Marijuana Business Update: Yes. No. Maybe? Medical Marijuana & Your Drug-Free Workplace Program.
When: Tuesday, June 11, 2 to 4 p.m.
What: Resume Evaluation
Who: Westerville Public Library
Where: 126 S State St | 43081
Source: http://www.westervillelibrary.org/events
Registration required. Get expert advice on your resume with a 30-minute, one-on-one session with librarian Erik J. (Note: Once you register, they will contact you the Friday before your session to let you know which 30-minute time slot has been reserved for you.)
When: Tuesday June 11, 5:30 to 7 p.m. (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: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
What: Ohio Means Jobs 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: Wednesday, June 12, 5 to 7 p.m.
What: One-on-one Career Coaching
Who: Grandview Heights Public Library
Where: Conference Room A | 1685 W First Ave| 43212
Source: https://ghpl.libnet.info/event/1856036
Explore career options and make effective career decisions.
Call Fred Points, of the Career Center at Jewish Family Services, at 614-559-0118, to reserve a free 30-minute session in Conference Room A. 
When: Thursday, June 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What: Chamber Open House—Hit It Out of the Ball Park
Who: Westerville Area Chamber
Where: 99 Commerce Park Dr | Ste A | 43082
Source: https://www.westervillechamber.com/events/details/chamber-open-house-hit-it-out-of-the-ball-park-3220
Meet and mingle with the Chamber Team and Members.  Hear about Chamber opportunities that will lead to home runs for your business. Registration encouraged but not required.
When: Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
What: HireOhio 2019 Alumni Career Fair
Who: Hire Talent
Where: Ohio Union | The Ohio State University | 1739 N High St | 43210
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hireohio-2019-alumni-career-fair-tickets-48472688115?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Alumni only career fair. Partner schools are The Ohio State University (Host), Capital University, Cedarville University, Franklin University, Miami University, Ohio University, Ohio Northern University, Ohio Dominican University, Otterbein University, Wright State University, University of Cincinnati, University of Mount Union, Xavier University, Youngstown State University. Expect 100+ employers; list updated daily.
When: Thursday, June 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
What: Monthly Luncheon
Who: Tri-Village Chamber of Commerce
Where: Hofbrauhaus | 800 Goodale Blvd | 43212
Source: https://business.chamberpartnership.org/events/details/monthly-luncheon-06-13-2019-3314
Join us this month as our partners, dispatch media group and thrive hive, talk about the evolution of marketing and the things we all need to consider in our ever-changing digital world. RSVP: $25 member; $35 guest.
When: Thursday, June 13, 5 to 9 p.m.
What: Networking at The World’s Largest LinkedInLocal!
Who: Chris Borja
Where: COhatch – the Pub | 1554 Polaris Pkwy| 43240
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/networking-at-the-worlds-largest-linkedinlocal-meet-the-people-behind-the-profiles-tickets-60765238464?aff=erelexpmlt
LinkedIn is great and having many connections on LinkedIn is wonderful! However, there’s no substitute for face-to-face interaction to build real relationships! Open networking. Invite the exact LinkedIn connections you’d like to build a relationship with.
When: Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please arrive promptly.
What: Job Fair Columbus
Who: United Career Fairs
Where: Marriott & Residence Inn Columbus | 3100 Olentangy River Rd | 43202
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/job-fair-columbus-june-13th-sales-management-business-development-marketing-registration-61330726855?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Focus on sales, business development, marketing, customer service, and retail & sales management jobs. Welcome with a formal executive presentation in which each company introduces itself and the opportunities it offers. Then free to meet with hiring managers from each company that has attracted your interest.
When: Saturday, June 15, 2 to 4 p.m.
What: Job Help Lab
Who: Columbus Metropolitan Library
Where: Hilltop Branch | 511 S Hague Ave | 43204
Source: https://events.columbuslibrary.org/event/1922979
Get one-on-one help creating resumes and apply to jobs online.
When: Monday, June 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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/tnlfpqyzjbwb/
Arrive at 11:30am to enjoy some open networking. At 11:45am, 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: Tuesday, June 18, 2 to 4 p.m.
What: Resume Review
Who: Westerville Public Library
Where: 126 S State St | 43081
Source: http://www.westervillelibrary.org/events
Registration required. Take your resume to the next level with tips from resume coach Sharon Hamersley. Register now to schedule a 30-minute session. (They will contact you the Friday before your session to let you know which 30-minute time slot has been reserved for you.)
When: Tuesday, June 18, 5:30 to 7 p.m. (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: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
What: Ohio Means Jobs 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: Wednesday, June 18, 7 p.m.
What: Speed Networking
Who: Speed Networking Columbus
Where: Gordeon Biersch | 401 N Front St | #120 | 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.
When: Thursday, June 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
What: Business after Hours
Who: Westerville Chamber
Where: The Ohio State University Havener Eye Institute | 484 County Line Rd W | Ste 240 | 43082
Source: https://www.westervillechamber.com/events/details/business-after-hours-june-2019-3145
appetizers, beer, wine and networking. Great giveaways including Cheryl’s cookies prize package, OSU gear and more! OSU Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science will have Ophthalmologists who practice at the Westerville office location on site for a meet and greet and staff members to provide tours of their facility.
Non-member $5
When: Thursday, June 20, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
What: Become a Better Networker: Business Networking 101 Workshop
Who: Dublin Area Networking Group (DANG)
Where: Dublin Entrepreneurial Center | 565 Metro Pl S | #180 | 43017
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/business-networking-101-workshop-june-2019-299-value-free-tickets-54438419779?aff=erelexpmlt
This event is perfect for professionals looking to refine their skills. Our activities for the evening will be an eye-opening experience that will increase your confidence and competence, and will make YOU a better networker!
When: Friday, June 21, 7 to 9 a.m.
What: Breakfast with Business First
Who: Business First
Where: Ohio Dominican University | Bishop James A Griffin Student Center | 1215 Sunbury Rd | 43219
Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/event/163604/2019/breakfast-with-business-first-ohio-dominican-university-and-motorists-insurance-group
Network with hundreds of Central Ohio business professionals. Learn about Motorists Insurance Group. Learn about ODUs flexible undergraduate and graduate business degrees. Connect with exhibitors. Register for door prizes.
When: Tuesday, June 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
What: Linked In: Profile Review with Jeff Young, the LinkedIn Guru
Who: Ability Professional Network
Where: First Floor Training Room | DEC First Floor Training Center|565 Metro Place S | Dublin 43017
Source: http://www.abilityprofessional.com/linkedin-training/
When: Tuesday, June 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m. (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, June 25, 6 to 8 p.m.
What: Network after Work 10th Anniversary
Who: Network After Work
Where: Granera Lounge | 51 Vine St | 43215
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/naw-columbus-10-year-anniversary-at-granero-lounge-tickets-61336209253?aff=meetup1
Meet new people who are eager to exchange ideas, make connections, explore partnerships, find employees, get to know you, or just shoot the breeze. Color-connect name badges, complimentary appetizers, drink specials. Tickets start at $20 at the door.
When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
What: Ohio Means Jobs 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: Wednesday, June 26, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What: Columbus Job Fair
Who: JobFairX
Where: Hyatt Regency | 350 N High St | 43215
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/columbus-job-fair-june-26-2019-tickets-49911888803?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Whether you are a seasoned executive-level professional, just beginning your career, or anywhere in between, our events can connect you with as many valuable employer contacts in three hours as you would make in weeks of job searching on your own.
When: Wednesday, June 26, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
What: Women in Business Summer Networking Event
Who: Westerville Area Chamber
Where: COhatch–the Pub | 1554 Polaris Pkwy| 43240
Source: https://www.westervillechamber.com/events/details/women-in-business-summer-networking-event-3226
Begin with a networking bootcamp led by Chris Borja, 5:30-6:30, followed by Sip & Sketch with Kelly Gurich, Arts Council of Westerville. The cost is $50 for members and $60 for non-members and includes all painting supplies and lite appetizers. Drinks will be available for purchase. Registration Deadline: Monday, June 24, 2019
When: Thursday, June 27, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. (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, June 27, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What: I Heart Radio Champions of Diversity Columbus Career Fair
Who: Choice Career Fairs and I Heart Radio Champions of Diverstiy
Where: Crowne Plaza Columbus North – Worthington | 6500 Doubletree Ave | 43229
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/columbus-career-fair-june-27-2019-tickets-51681239980?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/i-heart-radio-champions-of-diversity-job-fair-crown-plaza-columbus-north-tickets-58661489093?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
You’ll meet face-to-face with hiring decision-makers from some of the area’s top employers. Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes, because they’re here to hire. Walk in and start interviewing, it’s that simple.
When: Thursday, June 27, 5 p.m.
What: 4th Thursday Happy Hour (4th Thursdays May through September)
Who: Columbus Metro Club
Where: Fado Pub & Kitchen | 6652 Riverside Dr | Dublin 43017
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.
When: Friday June 28, 9 a.m. (Last Friday monthly)
What: CWAT Monthly Meeting
Who: Columbus Workforce Action Team (CWAT)
Where: Ohio Means Jobs 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.
When: Friday, June 28, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What: Job Fair
Who: Concord Counseling Services
Where: 700 Brooksedge Blvd | Westerville | 43081
Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/job-fair-tickets-62650682879?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
If you are interested in a career helping others and mental health, please come out and join. Please come interview ready with updated copies of your resume. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

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