NhN is a network of volunteer peer support groups that follow a community-based approach to help under-employed and unemployed residents get back to work. NhN embraces a ‘pay it forward’ ethos, asking all associates to contribute to other members by sharing job search techniques, related professional career development resources, personal referrals and generally providing a forum where members feeling empowered, energized and focused on the job search.
•Provide compassionate, nonjudgmental support to members through networking opportunity, coaching, leadership experience, and camaraderie.
•Partner with community business leaders to match members with job openings and volunteer/paid consulting opportunities.
•Expand network reach throughout local communities where there is need and interest in the NY/NJ metro area and beyond.
•Be positive in approach and help others be positive when facing the inherent challenges of the job search.
•Be compassionate and firm, as needed, to maintain productive meeting atmosphere and consistent results-orientation.
•Be active in respective home towns by developing the group and its role in each community.
•Take the extra step to help members by sharing personal network and job leads.