Monthly Archives: December 2012

TIPS: 30 Job-Search Resolutions for 2013 (My “Mistletoe List”)

By Andy O’Hearn As we kiss another year goodbye, thoughts turn to resolutions for the coming year. In light, however, of the fact that only eight percent of Americans successfully achieve their New Year’s resolutions—and that 80 percent of those … Continue reading

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SPEAKER’S CORNER: Katherine Barcelona, Kelly Services – Explore the Free-agent Work-Style

By Sonny Palko On December 3, Kelly Services’ Recruiter, Katherine Barcelona, briefed PSGCNJ on the emerging free-agent work-style and how job-seekers can benefit by considering it in addition—or as an alternative—to pursuing traditional employment relationships. Kelly Services defines free- agents … Continue reading

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TIPS: January Job Fair

Rutgers Career Day Thursday, January 3, 2013 — 9:30am to 3:30pm Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Brower Commons & Rutgers Student Center The largest college recruitment program in the state brings together New Jersey area employers with experienced candidates and … Continue reading

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VIDEO VAULT: PSGCNJ Speakers on how to Market “Brand You”

By Leanne Rea The amount of “how to land that next job” information can be overwhelming for people new to transition. You’re familiar with buzz words like “personal branding,” but have you considered what it takes to “market” that brand? Two PSGCNJ … Continue reading

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SPEAKER’S CORNER: Chris Curran’s 5 Tips to Overcoming the Job Search Blues

By Candace Waller Chris Curran shared useful tips for beating the job search blues and staying mentally focused in his workshop at the Aikman Center on October 15. There is no denying that we are experiencing tough economic times: unemployment … Continue reading

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TIPS: Managing Stress during the Holidays

By Andy O’Hearn The word holiday comes from the Old English word hāligdæg. The word originally referred only to special religious days—an observance of sorts; often, a looking inward with a subsequent resolve to cleanse the spirit, mind and body … Continue reading

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5 MINUTE JOBSEEKER: Taking the First Step to Finding Your Next Job

By Frances Chaves You have a job, but it’s not exactly what you want to do. You have stuck with it because of the economy, inertia, for whatever reason. But the economy is loosening up; jobs are becoming available. You … Continue reading

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