Monthly Archives: September 2012

EDITORIAL: Relationships & Money: PSGCNJ Plots Three-Month Course

By Kenneth Hitchner Back in the mid-1980s, one of my relatives won the state lottery. She quickly went from being another schoolteacher to a multi-millionaire. But that wasn’t the only strange thing that happened. People started to come out of … Continue reading

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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS for week of September 10th

September Schedule Changes for PSGCNJ General Membership Meetings Monday, September 17, meeting has been canceled due to Rosh Hashanah. Monday, September 24, meeting will take place at the Bridgewater Township Library, 1 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, NJ 08807, Telephone: 908-526-4016 http://www.somerset.lib.nj.us/bridgewater.htm Monday, October 1, meeting … Continue reading

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SPEAKER’S CORNER: Gregory Stewart on Identifying the “Hidden Job” Marketplace

By Steve Lewkowitz Greg Stewart of NexGen Management provided guidelines for finding the jobs before they get posted. Leverage all of your contacts Don’t limit yourself to your own contacts; leverage your friends’ and acquaintances’ contacts as well. Your friends … Continue reading

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COMMITTEE SPOTLIGHT: Training Committee Weighs in on Learning to Land that Job

By Training Committee members: Ellen Schwartz, Elaine Ferrie, and Steve Smith, with Leanne Rea, PSGCNJ Blog Contributing Author PSGCNJ Training Committee responds to PSGCNJ members’ concerns: PSGCNJ members’ major concern is with the “process” of finding a job. Finding a … Continue reading

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HIRED LEARNING: Bob Cmil Lands with the Support of PSGCNJ “Cheerleaders”

By Stephanie Jones After a 14 month search, Bob Cmil, a former member of PSGCNJ’s Technology Committee, landed as the new Data Center Operator for EMCOR, a large company involved in building, designing and managing facilities of all types: “I … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: Back to School – Willingness to Learn Impresses Hiring Managers

By Frances Chaves September is all about returning to school. Even those of us who are not in the formal education system can consider focusing on education this month: self-education. Studies on what employers are looking for in their new … Continue reading

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NEWS: PSGCNJ Remembers Greg Reeves (1955-2012)

Gregory_Reeves_Homegoing_Service Gregory_Reeves_Photo_Collage Longtime PSGCNJ member and supporter Greg Reeves believed that you had to give to live. PSGCNJ was only one of the several organizations to benefit from Greg’s energy and zest for life. He served on the Membership and … Continue reading

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