Category Archives: Hired Learning

John Patten Lands as a Technical Writer for DPT Labs

By Rita Williams In early July, John Patten began a new position as a technical writer for DPT Labs. He had been in transition for six months. His transition story reflects the importance of pursuing leads through networking. John attended … Continue reading

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Successful Job Seeker Karen McCarthy Advises: Use Your PSGCNJ Skills

By Fran Sullivan Karen McCarthy, now a program coordinator at Rutgers University, knows all about the importance of networking. It is what brought her to her first PSGCNJ meeting. While taking a course last winter, she learned from several classmates … Continue reading

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Russ Swiatek Lands at Atrion Corporation

By Frances Chaves Russ Swiatek recently landed at Atrion Corporation, a leading supplier of medical devices and components to niche markets in the health care and medical industry. His advice to other job-seekers is what worked for him: “Keep plugging … Continue reading

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Steve Szabo Lands as HR Director

By Barbara Perone If he hadn’t had a conversation with his sister, Steve Szabo may have never landed his new job as a Human Resources (HR) Director of PRIDE Industries. Out of work for over two years, Steve started full … Continue reading

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Jim Grady Lands Product Marketing Consulting Job

by a PSGCNJ ContributorHaving a positive attitude, remaining confident in your abilities & diligent in your efforts are all necessary ingredients to getting a position in today’s tight job market, according to PSGCNJ member, Jim Grady. After being out of … Continue reading

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HIRED LEARNING: Andy O’Hearn — New Skills Lead to Landing

By Audrey N. Lewis Andy O’Hearn started his new position on March 8, 2013 as a temp to permanent contractor for Aquent (http://www.aquent.com/contact-us/new-york-city) with McKinsey and Company (http://www.mckinsey.com/about_us) at their New York City location. His title is Digital Marketing Editor … Continue reading

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HIRED LEARNING: Debbie Hixson’s Targeted Search Leads to Landing

By Frances Chaves Debbie Hixson started at the Bridgeway Senior Healthcare, Hillsborough, as Human Resource Assistant on March 11.  During her eight week search, Debbie focused on a list of target companies, cold calling them and searching their websites regularly … Continue reading

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