Monthly Archives: June 2013

Can you work part time & still collect Social Security Disability Benefits?

By Suzy Kedzierski Did you know you can work part time and possibly still be eligible for Social Security disability benefits from the federal government? In her July 1st PSGCNJ presentation, “When Working is Not Working Out: Social Security Benefits … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Against Facebook Hackers

By Barbara Perone If your Facebook profile gets hacked, get up, go to the window, open it, stick your head out and yell “I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!” No, wait, that’s what … Continue reading

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Does Length Really Matter?

by Michael Verdi It does if you are unemployed!  Even criminals get the nod over the long term unemployed. If you are thinking of taking an extended break before focusing on your job search, think again.  Based on articles from … Continue reading

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Safeguarding Your Facebook Account from E-Thieves

By Barbara Perone These days, computer hackers must be bored. They seem to tire of stealing top secret information & money. Now they’re resorting to sneaking into our Facebook accounts to post outlandish words, nasty messages, provocative photos, etc., onto … Continue reading

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Discriminatory Job Ad Language Illegal in NJ

By Barbara Perone For nearly two years, it has been illegal for New Jersey businesses to dissuade unemployed candidates from applying for open positions by using discriminatory language in either print, or online, job advertisements. In September, 2011, the state … Continue reading

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Feds to Cut Emergency Unemployment

By Barbara Perone In a cruel blow to future job hunters, who may already be cash-strapped due to the flailing economy, the federal government will reduce emergency unemployment benefits by June 30th, cutting weekly benefit amounts by 22.2 percent. So, … Continue reading

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Employment Nonprofit PSGCNJ Celebrates First Birthday

Twelve months ago, a room full of unemployed professionals decided to turn a defunct state program into a nonprofit that puts unemployed, college-educated professionals back into the workforce. Today, the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey (PSGCNJ) continues to … Continue reading

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