Wednesday, Jan. 15
2014 U.S. Economic and Investment Overview, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Marsh Hall Conference Room 210, Salem State University Central Campus, 71 Loring Ave., Salem. North Shore Alliance for Economic Development meeting features guest speaker Michael Tyler, chief investment officer for Eastern Bank, presenting “What’s the Forecast? The 2014 U.S. Economic Investment Overview.” Doors open at 7:30 a.m.; coffee and light breakfast available. Free. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/whats-the-forecast-the-2014-u-s-economic-and-investment-overview-tickets-9910917822.
After Hours Networking, 5 to 7 p.m., Salem Five Community Room, 210 Essex St., Pedestrian Mall, Salem. Salem Chamber of Commerce and Salem Five present an After Hours Networking event with the City Council and Mayor Kim Driscoll. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or email@example.com.
Career Training Information Night, 6:30 p.m., NSCC Institute for Corporate Training and Technology, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121E, Beverly. Enhance professional skills or train for a new career. Bring resume to have it professionally reviewed at no charge. 978-236-1200.
Thursday, Jan. 16
NSWIB Monthly Meeting, 7 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Women In Business’ monthly meeting features a presentation by certified wellness coach Chris Vasiliades titled “Mindfulness at Work.” Learn how to use focus and concentration to operate effectively and with less stress. Attendees will explore and apply mindfulness concepts and recognize the benefits of applying them at work. $26 NSWIB members, $39 nonmembers. Details and reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-484-6368.
The Cloud: Where Freelancers & Employers Meet, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Instead of hiring full-time workers, companies are turning to the “cloud” to find talent. Learn how companies look for and engage with cloud-based workers or, if looking for work, how best to position oneself for cloud-based jobs in one’s field. Speaker: Dee Sartorelli, principal at Rogue Wave Management. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at email@example.com or 978-542-7528 for more information.