Monthly Archives: February 2012

HELPFUL TIPS: Video Classic: Watch Marty Latman Work the Room

By Frances Chaves Many call Marty Latman the best networker they know. In his December 27thpresentation at the PSGCNJ General Meeting, he provided practical advice for successful self-promotion and getting the most out of networking meetings. If you missed it, … Continue reading

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HELPFUL TIPS: Emurse Your Résumé Online

By Sonia Vera You probably have many versions of your résumé on your hard drive. You may modify the format or customize the content for each job application. Perhaps you have an online portfolio or a blog and would like … Continue reading

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By Leanne Rea 1.  Are there any resources available for people who do not qualify for unemployment compensation? Services including job search assistance, additional training and PSG counseling are available for those who do not qualify for unemployment compensation; however, no … Continue reading

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COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT: In Memoriam: Chris Dydo

By Cynde Lewis Chris Dydo’s business card read: “The Data Whisperer. When good data goes bad, I’m the one to call,” she was so much more than that. A dear, sweet woman, Chris went out of her way to help … Continue reading

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COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT: Sikora, Pierson Honored With ‘Emeritus’ Status

By Ken Hitchner Two PSGCNJ members recently received “Emeritus” status for their tireless efforts to further the organization’s mission. In December, PSGCNJ Co-Chairs honored Stanley Sikora (Training Committee) and Bruce Pierson (Technology Committee), adding both members to the list of … Continue reading

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Recent Landings February 2012

Congratulations to the PSGCNJ members who have landed. This is a partial list: 12/26/2011 Dave Willoughby, Director Submarine Cable System Development, OSI 01/03/2012 Danuta Langner, Clerical Coordinator, Healthcare Management 01/04/2012 David Pastore, Regional Sales Manager, Summit Business Media 01/04/2012 Jim … Continue reading

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HIRED LEARNING: Power of networking ‘closes sale;’ Connections from PSGCNJ member sealed deal for landed ad rep

By David Pastore My landing story begins and ends with networking. In addition to networking at PSGCNJ, I became a serial networker, attending several meetings each week, from Union to Essex to Morris counties. I followed up with other networkers … Continue reading

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SPEAKER’S CORNER: Eileen Strong Shares her 5-step Plan for Job-Search Success

By Frances Chaves Confidence is the Key to Landing Where You Belong Eileen Strong knows how difficult it is to project confidence during a frustrating job search. She has a T-shirt that says: “I know that when one door closes, … Continue reading

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Guest Editorial: Reflecting Back To Move Forward

By Rick Verbanas The New Year is a great time for reflecting on the past year and setting goals for the new one. Businesses do it all the time so why not you? Isn’t your job search your current job? … Continue reading

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The PSGCNJ Promise: It Works If You Work It

By Frances Chaves, Managing Editor Just  how  does  one  sell  oneself,  the  fundamental  task involved in successfully landing? When  I  searched  online  for  “How  to  Sell  Yourself,”  I  got 280,000,000  results!  I  can  find  my own  way through  that mess … Continue reading

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