Monthly Archives: May 2014

New Jersey’s Job Market Ready to Break Winter-Spring Doldrums?

By John Patten After taking a tumble last fall that hasn’t been made up yet, New Jersey’s job market is still showing signs of overall improvement, according to some analysts — which might make your next job application your last. … Continue reading

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“Career Plans Are Worthless; Planning Is Everything” According to New Research by BlessingWhite

2014 Study Provides Insights for Job-Seekers, Workers and Employers By Frances Chaves BlessingWhite studied 2,000 responses to an online survey as well as over 40 interviews with professionals worldwide to determine current perspectives on careers. According to Fraser Marlow, Vice … Continue reading

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Linda Ferreira Lands as Senior Systems Administrator at Bed, Bath & Beyond

By Rita Williams Linda Ferreira began her new job as Senior Systems Administrator consultant at Bed, Bath & Beyond (BBB) on April 21, 2014. She had been in transition since October 2013, shortly after moving back to the United States. … Continue reading

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PSGCNJ Member Brian Wood Named “Volunteer of the Year” by the International Association of Business Communicators, NJ Chapter

PSGCNJ member Brian Wood was named “Volunteer of the Year” at the annual International Association of Business Communicators, New Jersey Chapter (IABC NJ) Spring Networking event, held at the Basking Ridge Country Club, Basking Ridge, NJ, on May 15. His … Continue reading

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Keep Current by Staying Abreast of Job-Search Trends

By Rita Williams Job seekers need to keep their resumes current, of course, and they also need to make sure their CAR (challenge-action-result) stories are up-to-date. However, savvy people in transition also need to pull back and look at the … Continue reading

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Job Search Strategies in Today’s Economy

On Tuesday, May 27, beginning at 10:30 a.m., Dr. Colleen Georges will demonstrate how to most effectively use your resume, cover letter, personal networking, social media, and other online tools to accelerate your job search and secure interviews. Dr. Colleen … Continue reading

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PARR: Gateway for Your Career Search

Assessing your skills before you write your resume By Dominic J. Frúges In today’s turbulent work environment people can find themselves in a few status stages: • Recent college grad or 20-Something Gen Y • Returning to Work after Child … Continue reading

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