Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tribute to Rick Peterson, PSGCNJ’s Guiding Light

by David Pastore, Managing Editor We’ll open this month’s issue with a tribute to Rick Peterson, our friendly and talented facilitor between PSGCNJ and the Departmemt of Labor. His guidance and support has helped us immensely. Rick’s role as the … Continue reading

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SPEAKER’S CORNER: Sara Jane Radin – Change… It’s Always the Name of the Game

By Sara Jane Radin Sara Jane Radin is an Executive Leadership Coach helping leaders get to their next level of effectiveness. She spoke about change at PSGCNJ in July. Below is an overview of the most relevant points in her … Continue reading

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HIRED LEARNING: Curlin Beck – The Importance of Networking

By Yolanda Serrano After more than two years in transition, our heartiest congratulations to Curlin Beck! Now employed by Capco, a global financial consulting firm, Curlin is their newest internal software application specialist. Prior to his landing, Beck was a … Continue reading

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TRAINING CORNER: Transition Management Team…The Power of Peer Review

By Pam Williams What is a “Transition Management Team?” TMT is a group of your peers – people seeking jobs -who work together to help each other navigate the many challenges presented in today’s job search. TMT works together to … Continue reading

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Recent Landings September 2011

Congratulations to these PSG members who have landed. This is only a partial list: 9/06 Andrew O’Hearn 9/02 Edward Atiyeh 8/31 Michael Davidian 8/30 Paula Costlow, G&T/Enrichment teacher at Delaware Township School 8/17 Sabine Viola 8/10 Melinda Hunt 8/08 Matthew … Continue reading

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COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT: Programs and Networking – Speed Networking

By Ken Hitchner After attending a few General Meetings in Somerville, Peter Nirchio watched PSGCNJ members arrive shortly before the scheduled presentations, grab a donut and a chair, and, after the presentations, he watched them leave. So where was the … Continue reading

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HELPFUL TIPS: Job & Career Accelerator

By Jose Diez What is the Job and Career Accelerator? Create professional resumes and cover letters Search available jobs from over 5 million job postings Explore over 1,000 occupations and match those that fit your interests Interviewing tutorials Get tips … Continue reading

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HELPFUL TIPS: Use the Great Outdoors to Unwind – It is Close to Home . . . and Free!

By Tom Makowski The weather is finally beginning to cool down and you decide to get out of the house to unwind. How about mountain biking, hiking, bouldering, bird watching or photography? If so, the Sourland Mountain Preserve in Hillsboro … Continue reading

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HELPFUL TIPS: Cleaning for a Reason – A Program that Helps Cancer Patients

We attempt in this newsletter to provide our PSGCNJ members with helpful tools and techniques to get through this transitional unemployment. But could you imagine being in transition and then getting the news that you are facing a medical crisis? … Continue reading

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