Author Archives: PSGCNJ Contributor

Don’t Do THIS: Go In Halfhearted (or Less)

You’ve been spending quite some time sending out resumes. Some of those open positions sound absolutely perfect for you; others may not be exactly what you were hoping for, but they could sure use somebody with your experience and skills. … Continue reading

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Terrence Seamon on “The Next You: 3 Questions”

Terrence Seamon, a career coach who helps transitioners through the St. Matthias Employment Ministry, came to speak at a PSGCNJ general meeting a few weeks ago. Seamon, who also works for the Ayers Group in Princeton, asked to follow up … Continue reading

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Are You “Overqualified” or “Absolutely Qualified”?

“You’re never overqualified. You’re ‘absolutely qualified’,” career coach Abby Kohut told about 80 attendees at the Sept. 26 PSGCNJ meeting. Kohut was a corporate recruiter in human resources for 22 years and offered jobs to almost 10,000 people. She noted … Continue reading

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Do you want to IMPROV your chances of acing an interview?

Have you ever been stumped in an interview and not known how to answer a question that the interviewer has posed? If you’ve had that situation occur – and who hasn’t – you may want to take the IMPROV and … Continue reading

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Don’t Do THIS: Dressing Less Than Sharply

Back in the 80s when I went for my very first job interview right out of college, I KNEW that you were supposed to wear a suit. After all, you wanted to make a good impression. It was only common … Continue reading

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How can IMPROV help me on-the-job or in the job-search?

Improvisation or Improv, is not about learning how to become quick-witted….it’s about learning how to build something tangible out of nothing or out of turmoil. Does this sound like what you’re trying to do, whether you’re searching for your next … Continue reading

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Paying for Your Health Insurance through COBRA? Visit healthcare.gov before February 15

By Bill LaChance In my financial planning practice I spend a fair amount of time with people in a job transition. Recently I have spoken with a few people who pay for their health insurance through COBRA, not realizing that … Continue reading

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