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Monday Job Seekers Connection with Guest Facilitator Cindy Joyce, Pillar Search & HR Consulting
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: Cindy Joyce, Pillar Search & HR Consulting Topic: How to Mentally Prepare for an Interview. Cindy Joyce is the founder of Pillar Search & HR Consulting, a boutique firm that specializes in retained executive search for exceptional nonprofits, foundations, associations, and socially-responsible for profit organizations and human resources consulting for all types of organizations with an emphasis on improving employee productivity and promoting a strong organizational culture. Based in Boston, Pillar was founded in 2015 and works on the local and national level. Recent clients have included Bauer Wine, Crane Currency, Junior League of Boston, New England ACH Association, RainCatcher, The Landing School of Boat Building, WildAid, Year Up, and Yestermorrow Design/Build School. With over 20 years of experience in recruiting and human resources, Cindy has worked at some truly great organizations. Before founding Pillar Search & HR Consulting, Cindy was an Executive Search Director with Lois L. Lindauer Search, one of the top search firms in the country focused on advancement and development professionals. There, Cindy was responsible for searches with marquee clients including Emeril Lagasse Foundation, Nantucket Athenaeum, Santa Barbara Film Festival, and Los Angeles Philharmonic. Prior, she was an Executive Search Consultant with City Year and Assistant Director of Recruitment for Harvard Law School. Her career before entering the nonprofit arena was in the investment management space, including Director of Human Resources with FundQuest, a division of BNP Paribas Bank, and Senior Human Resources Generalist with State Street Research and Management. Her volunteer roles have included multiple leadership roles with Junior League of Boston, Board Member of the MA Rehabilitation Commission, Chair of the Financial Services Human Resources affinity group, a training role with Dress for Success, and an advisory board member to the New England Human Resources Association. To learn more about Cindy to go http://www.pillarsearch.com/ The Job Seekers Connection will have a limited number of spaces, so please reserve your spot ahead of time. Refreshments are served.

When: Aug 19, 2019 11am in Allston, MA

Is This Thing On? An Orientation to Podcasting & the Podcast Garage

Sometimes getting started is the hardest part. In this orientation, we’ll equip you with the knowledge and lingo to start your podcasting journey.   After this orientation, you will know: The differences between podcasting and radio How to identify different podcast styles The seven steps of producing a podcast The equipment you’ll need to record Free online resources to build your technical and storytelling skills What support the Podcast Garage can offer you And… why “What did you have for breakfast today?” is the most useful question in podcasting!

When: Aug 19, 2019 6:30PM in Allston, MA

Geph, Big Scary Indian, Shake The Baby Til The Love Comes Out, AD.UL.T

When: Aug 19, 2019 8pm in Allston, MA
Cost: $7

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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.