Author Archives: PSGCNJ Newsletter Editor

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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NEWS: Rick Verbanas Granted PSGCNJ Emeritus Status

By Kenneth Hitchner The PSGCNJ Executive Council recently granted Emeritus status to outgoing PSGCNJ Executive Director Rick Verbanas for his effort in creating a government-free community for professionals and skilled workers. During his second stint, Rick’s devotion and leadership allowed … Continue reading

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PSGCNJ Career Center Lands First Employer Request

By Kenneth Hitchner  About 10 days ago, several of our Career Center staffers represented PSGCNJ members in our Talent Network at the first CHEMPHARMA job fair in Princeton. Community Consultant Mike Davidian Jr. spoke to about seven employers himself, educating … Continue reading

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HIRED LEARNING: Elaine Ferrie – “It’s not who you know but who knows you!”

By Frances Chaves After 20 months in transition, Elaine Ferrie has landed as Telemarketing Representative at GENEWIZ Inc. in South Plainfield, NJ. Elaine will be in a business development role reaching scientists in academics, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and agricultural industries as … Continue reading

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NEWS: PSGCNJ Fundraiser Offers Money Saving Coupons

By David Pastore In an effort to raise money for operating expenses post DoL, PSGCNJ announces their new fundraiser. Starting Sept 10 and running through Dec 7, PSGCNJ will offer a coupon book containing over $12,000 in savings! The Entertainment … Continue reading

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SPEAKER’S CORNER: Gretchen Gunn – Your Media is Social but is Your Resume?

By Stephanie Jones Key points of Gretchen Gunn August 2012 presentation to PSGCNJ: Modern times call for modernizing our approach to the job search. To present yourself as a progressive thinker in your job search, you must use social media … Continue reading

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