Monthly Archives: May 2012

Finding Motivation

By Kanwal (Kan) Minhas, Managing Editor Welcome to the May issue of Transition to Success Newsletter. We want you to stay motivated in your search for successful landing. The word “motivation” has a special significance in this issue since it … Continue reading

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SPEAKER’S CORNER: Debra Wheatman – LinkedIn Strategies for Personal Branding

By David Pastore LinkedIn has become a critical business-networking tool; and it can be a powerful resource when it comes to developing your personal brand. In order to maximize your exposure on LinkedIn, you should take full advantage of its … Continue reading

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VIDEO VAULT: Joe Cardone’s Power of Laughter

By Rick Verbanas Have you missed a Monday Morning General Meeting and wished you could have seen the speaker? The PSGCNJ Media Library at http://psgcnj.org/media_library.html hosts more than 100 video presentations dating back to 2008 that you can watch online. … Continue reading

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HIRED LEARNING: PSGCNJ Service Helps Priscilla Easley Land

By Frances Chaves Priscilla Easley landed as Senior Administrative/Executive Assistant with a New Jersey company after a more than two-year search. We all know Priscilla, who greeted everyone with a smile who attended a PSGCNJ General Membership Meeting during that … Continue reading

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Recent Landings May 2012

Congratulations to the PSGCNJ members who have landed. This is a partial list:  3/30/12 Fred Ferry, Compliance Coordinator, Rustoleum 4/2/12 Sylvie Bennett 4/2/12 Karen Simon 4/4/12 Jacqueline Dockery 4/5/12 Nancy Bello, Systems Dispatcher, Alpine Business 4/9/12 Beth Colon 4/9/12 Lori Mohr, … Continue reading

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COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT: Marketing – Marketing Committee Drives Job-Fair Attendance by 15%

By Kenneth Hitchner The PSGCNJ Marketing Committee’s recent campaign increased attendance at its 2012 Job Fair by 15 percent. More than 220 individuals attended the event on March 14 at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, although the number of … Continue reading

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HELPFUL TIPS: Free Resume Demo – How to Keep Your Resume Out of the Junk- Mail File

By Luann Ladley Chances are your resume looks just like junk mail to your recipients, and therefore gets treated like junk mail. It is critically important to understand how companies decide which resumes to read and who to interview. Your … Continue reading

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HELPFUL TIPS: Optimize Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems

By David Pastore As long as employers rely on applicant tracking systems to screen resumes, qualified job seekers’ only hope for passing through them successfully is to understand exactly how these systems work. Jon Ciampi, CEO of Preptel, has intimate … Continue reading

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HELPFUL TIPS: Mental Health Support Services for Individuals and Families in Transition

By Frances Chaves A partial list of organizations offering low- cost or no-cost assistance follows. Mental health services in all New Jersey counties are listed in the “Directory of Mental Health Services By New Jersey County” at http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmhs/ news/publications/mhs/directory_by_county. html … Continue reading

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HELPFUL TIPS: The Multiple Stages & Challenges of Successful Transitioning

By Kanwal Minhas Are you not receiving interviews or are you receiving interviews, but not landing? What is going on? Each stage of transitioning to success has its own hurdles. First Step: You are dropped into transition that is traumatic … Continue reading

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