Monthly Archives: April 2011

Springing Forward Without Falling Back

by Mary O’Connor, Managing Editor I haven’t done too well on my New Year’s resolutions so far. They were, in order of importance: 1) Get a job; 2) Get a job; and 3) Get a job. (Oh, and there was … Continue reading

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HIRED LEARNING: Secrets of Traditional Networking

By George Hunter If you have not been in a serious job search in some years, you will notice that there are now three very different kinds of networking: traditional networking and two relatively new types—membership networking and social networking. … Continue reading

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Recent Landings April 2011

Our congratulations to these PSG members who have moved on. This is only a partial list: Eric Bird Deb Cummings John Phelps Karen Russel Stan Sikora Please provide your Co-Chairs with any information when you have landed your new job.

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PSGCNJ Events: A Job Fair to Remember

By Carolyn Moody I woke up Wednesday morning and began my prep work for the job fair the following day. The first task on my to-do list was to choose a suitable outfit. What am I going to wear? I … Continue reading

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Committee Spotlights: Training – Formatting and Distributing Your Resume

by Julius Alberici and Curlin Beck This month we are going to discuss some tips on creating and distributing your resume. It is assumed that you will create your resume using one of the versions of Microsoft Word. Initially you … Continue reading

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HELPFUL TIPS: When to Pull the Emergency Chute on Your Job Search

by Brian Parish Okay, you’ve been laid off after ten to twenty years at the same company and doing the same job day in and day out. If you’re lucky, you received a severance package from your company (which differs … Continue reading

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Congrats to Brian Parish!

Congratulations to Brian Parish for receiving Emeritus status as a member of the Somerville PSGCNJ. Brian has been co-chair of the Marketing Committee and the design layout artist for the monthly newsletter. He has also spearheaded the statewide PSG group, … Continue reading

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