The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: Rich Paino – “Thriving During Change”

Saturday February 8, 2014 at 8:00 am

The Presentation – “Thriving During Change”

Synopsis: In this informative presentation, attendees will come to understand how to confidently move from being overwhelmed by major change events to building more positive situational conditions and finding opportunities for growth and success. Attendees will gain increased self-awareness in order to realize the power they have to turn challenging change events to their advantage.

About the speaker: Rich Paino is an experienced consultant, business owner, educator, and professional speaker. He speaks regularly on the topic Psychology of Re-employment at networking events. He won the best speech award at a gathering of pharmaceutical company professionals in New Jersey for his talk on Developing a Life Theme. Rich has an MA in Organizational Behavior and he is in the dissertation phase of his pursuit of a PhD in Organizational Psychology. He is a Dale Carnegie graduate and is a certified practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. His speeches address the psychological side of everyday life. You will find him to be a very compelling and energizing motivational speaker.

Meeting Information:

Networking begins at 7:30 am, meeting starts promptly at 8:00 am.

There is a $10 fee at the door to cover the cost of the room.

Be sure to tell your friends and bring them along.  Be a part of our growing network of Job Seekers, Hiring Managers, Recruiters, Career Coaches, and people who want to be able to help themselves and each other.

Event Location:
Days Hotel Conference Center
195 Rt. 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

The Breakfast Club NJ – 10 Points for Good Member Citizenship
1) Attend meetings regularly to keep group strong and help pay back to others

2) Keep anti-virus on your machine up to date and run scan regularly

3) Review messages and if request for assistance please help whenever possible

4) Join groups linked in group and connect to other members directly (questions see Gerry Peyton)

5) Join groups Facebook group and connect to other members directly (questions see Adrienne Roman)

6) Join groups twitter account (questions see George Pace)

7) If you run across someone in transition invite them to join our group and sponsor them through the process

8) Sunday mornings listen to our radio show, “Your Career Is Calling”, at 8am ET either on radio at 107.7 or via internet 24/7 live or on demand at (as this is a call in show your calls help make it successful)

9) If you are in transition put your elevator pitch in writing to group, ask for help with job search issues or connecting to people at target companies, regularly post job opportunities (from email you joined the group – send email to

10) Help fellow members whenever possible

Information on “The Breakfast Club NJ”:  (

There is information below on the location, other information, etc.  There is a meeting fee of $10 to help us cover the cost of the hotel conference room for the meeting.

You can join the yahoo group at any time; you do not need to have attended a meeting.  You can also attend meetings at any time without having joined the yahoo group.

If you have any questions, please send an email to

We look forward to seeing everyone let’s make this a great meeting for our members that are in transition and welcome those that have landed

Meeting Format:

7:30 to 8:00 – Registration & Open Networking
8:00 to 8:15 – Welcome and housekeeping
8:15 to 9:15 – Presentation by the guest speaker – Limited to 60 minutes
9:15 to 10:15 – Elevator Pitch – 30 Seconds about yourself, who you are, what you are looking for, target companies (3-4), how we can help you, how you can help others.  Follow the rule of the Three B’s of Public Speaking: Be informative; Be brief; Be seated.
10:15 until  you choose to leave  –  Open Networking, follow up with people you are interested in meeting following their elevator pitch, exchange business cards, peruse the library, arrange follow up meetings, etc.

1 – Make sure you come with the 30 second elevator pitch – honed – including your targeted companies, your value proposition, etc.

2 – If you are not already a member of our linked in and Facebook groups please join

3 – Once linked to our groups – link to each other – a strong network is a vital component to a successful job search

4 – If you are a member and new to transition send a brief message to the group (from the email you joined the breakfast club from)  introducing yourself – and what companies you are targeting – we have 2500+ members that will respond with help where they can

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