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Networking: Local Groups


Job Search Work Team
Westport Library 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT
Contact: Ellen Janpol
The Job Search Work Team is a weekly networking and accountability group for people who are “in transition." Open to anyone who is actively seeking employment.
Meets Tuesday mornings from 9:15-11:00 am.

United Methodist Church, 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT
Networking group open to all job seekers.  Programs in developing networking skills, social networking, interview techniques, cover letter and resume writing/review, sharing information about companies and professional connections. 
Meets Mondays at 7:00 a.m.

The Link - Westport Professional Networking Group
Westport Library 20 Jesup Rd Westport, CT  06880
Contact: Rachel Markus. 
Mon, May 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT To register, click here
Expand your network and discover ways to get involved in the community.


Weekly Job Search Boot Camp
Fairfield Public Library - Memorial Room  1080 Old Post Road  Fairfield, CT 06824

Contact: Phone the Reference Desk at 203-256-3160 the morning of or drop in to sign up.
Career counselor Ann Wright will lead group job search strategy sessions, offering job seekers interactive, hands-on experience. These sessions are drop-in. Bring your resume!

Meets Thursdays 9:15 – 10:30 am


Circle of Support at St. Catherine of  Siena
4 Riverside Avenue, Riverside, CT
Contact:  Meeting Chair, Lesley Friday at
A faith-based career networking and support group. 
Zoom meeting days and times vary


The Schegg Group
1 Enterprise Drive, Suite 110, Shelton, CT
Contact: Colette Breuler at 203.225.0500 

There are separate groups based on industry/function meeting every other week.   
*This listing is to inform you of the Schegg networking groups, and is not an endorsement of the HR consulting firm.
Networking meetings start at 8:30 a. m.


Career Networking Transition Groups
Additional job groups outside Fairfield County.

American Marketing Association - AMA (Connecticut chapter)

AMA Connecticut strives to provide industry-leading education and events, skill-based training, and networking opportunities for all marketing professionals across the state.


Westchester County, New York

Westchester Networking Organization (WNO)
Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Dr., Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Non-profit, volunteer-run organization focused on career fulfillment. Members may be in-transition, changing careers, exploring self-employment or employed. WNO members are committed to assisting each other.  
Meets the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  

Networking Professionals of Westchester

An independent networking organization that meets every other week to share ideas, best practices, and business leads.
Meets Every Other Friday in Peekskill.


The following nationwide or international networking groups are included for your information.  All have local chapters, and have various requirements for membership:

Financial Executives Networking Group – FENG
For financial executives who have held titles such as Chief  Financial Officer, Controller or Treasurer of a significant organization.

Technology Executives Networking Group, LLC – TENG
For selected Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, vice presidents and directors of technology.

Women at Work Network
This company’s network is for current and returning professional women seeking work-life balance.


To find other networking groups that meet in your area,
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