General Resources:

Twin Cities Metro Area Networking Groups

Finding Linked-In Contacts 


SHIFT is a non-profit organization for people during midlife who are navigating work/life transitions
SHIFT helps its members create pathways to meaningful and sustainable lives!
For more information, see:

and Contact: 

David Alley
Executive Director



Here is a list of general Networking tips:

Networking Toolbox

Networking Treasure Map



Below is a list of Presentations made at CCN monthly meetings, workshops and seminars:

Compensation Strategies- by Dave Sparkman

Keys to Developing a Winning STAR Story

How to Get an Interview

How to Work With Recruiters

Importance of Networking

Interviewing With Success

Networking Deep Dive 201

Networking Strategies

Organizing Your Job Search 101

Organizing Your Job Search 201

Practical Networking Tips

Preparing for a Networking Meeting

Resume Do’s & Dont’s

The Power of LinkedIn

3T's in Personal Branding


General Resources:

Here are some general resources that may assist you in your job search:

30-second Resume

Elevator Speech Tips

Ten "Must Use" Webites for Your Job Search

Sample Behavioral Interview Questions

Sample Interview Questions by Category

How to Dress for Interviews

Interview Tips

Personal Reference Assessment

Reading and Reference Materials

Weekly Job Hunting Planner

Benefits Consideratons

Comprehensive Online Database of Links to Job Search Websites


Assessment Tests:

Here are some FREE general assessment tests that may be of benefit to you:


Phone Scripts:

Phone calling scripts



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