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Job Seekers Connection: Guest Facilitator Ginny Rehberg - The Career Doctor
Join other job seekers each week for mutual support, encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment in your job search. Job Seekers Connection energizes and motivates participants by teaching valuable career search strategies and techniques.  Guest Facilitator: Ginny Rehberg. Rehberg Management Group Ginny Rehberg is the President of Rehberg Management Group, a leading career advisory, executive coaching and outplacement firm headquartered in Newton, MA. A nationally-recognized expert on career and workplace issues, Ginny became known in the Boston area as The Career Doctor for her work with CBS-affiliate WBZ-TV. Ginny’s broad expertise in coaching professionals and executives has earned her firm a solid reputation and excellent results. The firm’s clients come from diverse industries such as healthcare, technology, academia, insurance, biotechnology, manufacturing, real estate, retailing, broadcasting, law and management consulting. Well-known corporate clients include Blue Cross Blue Shield, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston Scientific, Millipore, Steward/Caritas Christi Health Care, Gulf Oil, Koch Industries and Goldman Sachs. Non-profit clients include leading academic institutions and charitable organizations. Before founding RMG in 1999, Ginny was a Vice President with DBM and Lee Hecht Harrison (the then #1 and #3 career management firms, respectively). Her background includes line positions with Bank of New England and State Street Bank, both in the U.S. and in Hong Kong. She has also worked in PR, law and journalism, beginning her career as a newspaper reporter. A member of the Chief Executive Officers (CEO) Club of Boston and the HRLF, Ginny formerly served on the International Board of Directors of the Washington D.C.-based Association of Career Professionals International and was the Boston chapter President. Ginny holds a B.A. degree in Communications Sciences, minoring in Psychology, from the University of Connecticut and is qualified to deliver the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). She is the author of “The Career Guide” and “The Career Development Guide.” Named a Top 10 Executive Coach by Women’s Business, Ginny has been quoted in the Boston Globe, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and National Public Radio and was featured on ABC-affiliate WCVB’s award-winning show “Chronicle.” To learn more about Ginny, please visit her website http://ginnyrehberg.com/ The Job Seekers Connection will have a limited number of spaces, so please reserve your spot ahead of time by calling 617-496-5022 or register via Eventbrite 

When: Apr 24, 2017 11am in Allston, MA

Lydia Ainsworth

When: Apr 24, 2017 5pm in Allston, MA
Cost: $10.00

Unwed Sailor

with HarborLights, Horse Mode
Born in Seattle in 1998 at the tender age of intent, Unwed Sailor is helmed by Oklahoma-born songwriter Johnathon Ford. The basis for the instrumental project came into being while Ford was still writing with Seattle luminaries Roadside Monument. Pulling towards a bass guitar-oriented sound, the songs he had begun to craft did not fully feel right for Roadside Monument, thus the unbeknownst predestined forming of Unwed Sailor. Not aiming for Unwed Sailor to fall into the regular confines of a typical band, Ford's ever evolving cast and crew has been tirelessly composed over the years of good friends and company. Throughout the past decade, Unwed Sailor has shared the stage with the likes of Pedro the Lion, Mary Timony, Low, The Danielson Famile, Sufjan Stevens, Early Day Miners, Minus the Bear, The Advantage, The Starlight Mints, Battles, Mates of State, and Beach House(just to name a few....). The band has since been relocated and based out of cities across the United States, including Chicago, Seattle, Washington D.C., Jackson MS, Little Rock, AR, and most recently Lawrence, KS. With numerous tours in the U.S. and Europe, the band has traveled almost as much as it has evolved.From their 1998 debut EP release, Firecracker (featuring Dave Bazan from Pedro the Lion, and Casey Wescott from Fleet Foxes, The Vogue & Seldom) to their 2001 full length release The Faithful Anchor (engineered by Dan Burton of Early Day Miners), the band strived to create side door studies into the pictures behind sound, while opening multiple avenues in the creation of reflective, legitimate, sometimes-instrumental music. In 2002, these studies also produced two short film soundtracks for independent film maker Chris Bennett - Stateless (a musical collaboration with Early Day Miners), and For Jonathan, a multi-genre compilation featuring artists as varied as The Album Leaf and Mikael Jorgensen to Jessica Bailiff and Her Space Holiday. In 2003, the shape of Unwed Sailor changed dramatically as the sound became less a standard suite of instrumental rock songs, developing instead into a full scale storybook tale presented through classical baroque and nursery rhyme melodies, overlayed with organic/toy like percussion. The resulting album was recorded and released as The Marionette and the Music Box; music set to tell the painted "story-book" story of a lonely little marionette in search of a cherished, lost music box. With this change in musical direction, Unwed Sailor composed pieces just as suited for concert halls as they were the hot, impassioned stages of dark night clubs.In 2006 the band introduced two brand new recordings with Dan Burton (Early Day Miners) once again behind the soundboard, the ambient/Eno-esque EP Circles, and the atmospheric and brooding full length The White Ox. hese two releases ushered Unwed Sailor's sound into a dark, minimalistic world of Native American imagery, and soothing meditative moods. These releases were supported by national tours with Me Without You, Murder By Death, and The Appleseed Cast, as well as an extensive 5 week tour throughout Europe.In 2008, Unwed Sailor combined its instrumental rock roots, with the experimental/ambient sounds from its recent previous releases to create Little Wars. Little Wars features energetic and highly melodic instrumental rock songs, gently colored with layered synth keyboards and percussion. The album moves along steadily with danceable rhythms, melodic distortion, and delicate ambience. Little Wars is truly a unique, progressive, and challenging addition to instrumental music.Unwed Sailor has continued to tour throughout 2008, sharing dates with This Will Destroy You, and Sybris. More touring is planned for the fall of 2008 in the U.S. and Europe.

When: Apr 24, 2017 8pm in Allston, MA
Cost: $10.00

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Grasshopper Vegetarian
1 North Beacon Street
Allston, MA 02134

617-254-8883
Grasshopper Vegetarian Restaurant
When you're in the mood a Vegetarian Restaurant, be sure to check out Grasshopper Vegetarian.
About Allston, MA
Allston is a neighborhood of Boston Massachusetts. According to census figures over half of the population of Allston is aged 20-34 which is a clear indication of the strong college student presence. Nearby you will find Boston University, Boston College, MIT and Harvard University.

Allston MA is the only locale in the United States named for an artist - Washington Allston. The many musicians and music venues have given rise to the nicknames "Allston Rock City" and "Rock and Roll Allston".

The busiest part of the neighborhood is the stretch of Harvard Avenue between Commonwealth Avenue and Cambridge Street. It is here you will find many shops, bars and restaurants.