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    • 09 May 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • AVE Florham Park - 90 Park Ave, Florham Park, NJ 07932

    Industry Expert | Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm 

    Meet Industry Expert Merrick Rosenberg

    Innovating IDEAs

    Personality as the Fuel to Spark Innovation

    About This Event

    With increasing competition and globalization, coupled with rapid changes in workforce demographics and technology, innovation isn’t just important, it’s required for survival. However, investing in innovation doesn’t just mean spending money on R&D and new technology. You can’t reap the benefits of innovation without investing in the people who innovate! There are core skills that go beyond the technical job requirements if individuals, teams and organizations are going to generate new ideas and bring them to life. This session will provide a powerful new model for utilizing personality to engage everyone in the innovation process.

    Learning Objectives

    By engaging in this session, you will learn how to:

    • Harness the power of personality to bring ideas to life
    • Discover a process that promotes creativity and drives innovation
    • Capitalize on individual strengths to create synergy while innovating
    • Avoid the pitfalls that stop ideas in their tracks
    • Increase organizational effectiveness by driving innovative ideas

    ATD Competency

    This session complements the Integrated Talent Management, Change Management, Performance Improvement, Personal Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Business Skills, Global Mindset competencies.

    About Our Presenter

    Merrick Rosenberg co-founded Team Builders Plus in 1991 and Take Flight Learning in 2012. He is the author of The Chameleon and co-author of Taking Flight!, two books about personality styles. Under Merrick’s leadership as CEO, his company has been selected as the New Jersey Business of the Year and named one of the Fastest Growing Companies and Best Places to Work in the Philadelphia area a combined 14 times over the past 11 years. He received his MBA from Drexel University who recognized him as the Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year. Merrick has worked with more than half of the Fortune 100 companies in the US and around the world.


    5:30 Networking and Dinner

    6:00 Welcome & Chapter Business

    6:15 Program

    8:00 Wrap-Up



    NNJ-ATD Member $30

    NNJ-ATD Member – Executive Package  $20

    Non-Member $45

    Non-Member but Member of: Mid-NJ ATD and Morris County SHRM $30

    * No walk-ins

    Location: AVE Florham Park - 90 Park Ave, Florham Park, NJ 07932

    Event Contact

    For any questions about this event, please contact: Lavette Bobbitt at or at 559-681-1244.

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    • 09 May 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Cedar Hill Christian Reformed Church, 422 Cedar Hill Ave, Wyckoff, NJ


    May 9, 2019

    Career Transition SIG
    The Five Habits of Highly Effective Job Hunters

    Terrence Seamon

    About this event:

    What is that makes some job hunters far more effective than others?  While often an overwhelming undertaking, today's job search challenge can be tamed. The answer is a set of practices that help you proceed with a sense of purpose and make steady progress toward your goals.  In this highly interactive session, Terrence "Terry" Seamon will show you the way to become an organized and proactive job seeker or career changer.

    Don’t miss an evening where you can expand your network, make new friends, share knowledge with your peers, and hear highly relevant and beneficial insights and perspectives from experts in the marketplace.

    Program Agenda: 

    5:30-6:00 Registration/Check-in
    6:00-6:30 NNJ ATD Organization, Introductions
    6:30-7:45 Program Presentation
    7:45-8:00 Networking

    Everyone is welcome to attend. 

    The Northern NJ ATD Career Transition SIG provides a professional forum for participants seeking new career opportunities in various professions. Many members of the SIG group are professionals in Training and Development. The SIG’s goal is to provide space for networking, exchange of resources, contacts, information, mutual support and learning, and job leads for those seeking new career opportunities.


    About the Presenter:



    Terrence Seamon

    Leadership Development, Management Training, & Career Transition

    (732) 246-3014 home/office, (732) 715-8218 cell,

    Terrence "Terry" Seamon is an executive career transition consultant with The Ayers Group where he coaches executives and professionals through career transitions. He is the co-founder of the St. Matthias Employment Ministry in Somerset NJ, now in its 12th year of helping career transitioners in the greater Franklin Township area.     


    Cedar Hill Christian Reformed Church, 422 Cedar Hill Ave, Wyckoff, NJ.  Park in the back, entrance on the right.


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