Upcoming Programs


09/19 Presentation: Review Your Résumé

posted Sep 17, 2018, 4:29 PM by Peggy Woosnam

Gain added confidence that your résumé is in top shape to increase your chances of getting that interview during a peer review session on tap for Wednesday, September 19, from 9:30 am to noon at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Library.

One of the most popular sessions offered by PSGMC, peer résumé reviews offer attendees the opportunity to benefit from the insights and encouragement of fellow job seekers.

To participate, bring your résumé on a flash drive.  Only digital résumés will be reviewed.

If you are an old hand at résumés, pay it forward by sharing your tips with other professionals who are looking to land that next opportunity.

09/05 Presentation: George Pace – Keep Pace With Technology

posted Sep 3, 2018, 5:06 AM by Peggy Woosnam

Technology moves fast and to stay competitive in your job search, you need to keep pace. Join George Pace, M.B.A., who will share insights gained through his experience as director of financial infrastructure at Prudential Financial, on Wednesday, September 5, from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library.

A member of the company’s enterprise architecture team, he is a frequent presenter at Enterprise Architecture Review Board meetings, George has led numerous internal working groups to derive solutions based on specific technology.

A graduate of Linden High School, he earned his bachelor’s degree at Seton Hall University and his M.B.A. at Rutgers University.

The Professional Support Group of Morris County was founded by job seekers for job seekers to help those in transition make a successful re-entry into the workforce.

Photo: Courtesy of LinkedIn


08/15 Presentation: Paul Cecala – Project Planning Your Job Search

posted Aug 14, 2018, 9:58 AM by Peggy Woosnam

Learn to map out a strategic job search project plan at the Professional Support Group of Morris County on Wednesday, August 15, from 9:30 am – noon at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library, 449 Halsey Road.

Paul Cecala, certified career coach, will teach the steps to creating a pragmatic, action-oriented planning process to identify the specific employers you want to work for, seek out the positions you are best suited for and develop clear benchmarks to gauge your progress.

Paul has worked for several post-secondary career schools as Director of Career Services. As a Five O’Clock Club Certified Career Coach, he has been coaching since 1999, assisting people in either changing careers or starting their professional lives.

Doors open at 9 am for networking before the program.

Photo: courtesy of Paul Cecala


08/08 Presentation: Elevator Pitch – Marty Latman

posted Aug 7, 2018, 8:54 AM by Peggy Woosnam

Make the most of any encounter with a sparkling elevator pitch. Give your listener a concise introduction to who you are, what you’re looking for and what you can offer. Marty Latman, business consultant, coach and speaker, will offer suggestions for making a memorable connection on Wednesday, August 8, at the Professional Support Group of Morris County.

Join Marty and PSGMC at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library, 449 Halsey Road, to learn how to expand your network.

After providing financial expertise to many well-known companies for decades, Marty Latman formed Latman Advisory Services in 2016 to fulfill his passion for helping business and people reach a higher level of success. His background of finance, operations and technology in many industries helps him pinpoint the issues that need to be corrected or improved to enable the business and people to reach their true potential.

He is founder and current chairman of the Bergen Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG), begun in 1991 as a forum for senior financial executives to share job opportunities and experiences. From an original group of 29, the chapter now numbers more than 5,300 members. The chapter has helped over 1,650 members reenter the work force since 2001.

For more information about the services he offers, visit www.LatmanAdvisoryServices.com.


07/18 Presentation: Dawn Dellavecchia – Contingency Recruiter

posted Jul 16, 2018, 3:34 PM by PSGMC Staff

Join PSGMC at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library on Wednesday, July 18, to meet recruiter Dawn Dellavecchia, a specialist in matching IT professionals with growing companies.

Doors open at 9 a.m. for networking, with Dawn’s presentation to follow at 9:30 a.m. The library is located at 449 Halsey Road.

Since 2012, the Professional Support Group of Morris County has supported workers in transition by providing - free of charge - weekly meetings with some of the best job coaches and life planners in the state. Each meeting also offers the opportunity to network with friendly, helpful people who know what it is like in today's job market and are learning about the new skills needed to successfully navigate the hiring process and rejoin the workforce.

No Meetings on July 11, August 1, August 22, August 29

posted Jul 9, 2018, 4:51 PM by Peggy Woosnam   [ updated Jul 9, 2018, 4:55 PM by PSGMC Staff ]

07/04 - Independence Day

posted Jul 3, 2018, 5:46 AM by PSGMC Staff

PSGMC will not be meeting this week in observance of the holiday. Have a safe and happy July 4th!

Photo courtesy of Jersey City Freedom and Fireworks Festival; Fireworks by Grucci.

06/20 Presentation: Janelle Razzino – Ask a Recruiter!

posted Jun 18, 2018, 9:30 AM by PSGMC Staff

Have your questions about recruiters answered at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Library on Wednesday, June 20, as Executive Recruiter Janelle Razzino addresses the importance of bringing your A-game to the competitive job market during the weekly meeting of the Professional Support Group of Morris County.

Janelle has been in Executive Search for 27 years, recruiting high level executives to the tri-state and greater Metro New York area. Her company, Razzino Associates, is a contingency firm with a retained search process, she understands the client/ candidate needs. Customer service is always at the forefront of each search, the ultimate competitive advantage.

Janelle’s specialties include executive level placements for the Global 2000. Disciplines include finance, accounting and information technology across all industries. Janelle has been featured in the New York Times and CBS World News.

PSGMC meets most Wednesdays at the library, 449 Halsey Road. Doors open at 9 a.m. for networking, with program to follow at 9:30 a.m.

Photo courtesy of Janelle Razzino

06/06 Presentation: Abby Kohut – Are you a Job Search Extrovert or Introvert?

posted Jun 4, 2018, 9:17 AM by PSGMC Staff

Join Absolutely Abby at PSGMC on Wednesday, June 6, to learn how your personality – outgoing and expressive or reticent and introspective? -  affects your job search. Abby Kohut, who is known in the job search world as Absolutely Abby, is the President of Staffing Symphony, LLC and author of "Absolutely Abby's 101 Job Search Secrets."

The Professional Support Group of Morris County meets most Wednesdays at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road. Doors open at 9 a.m. for networking; programs begin at 9:30 a.m.

For more than 20 years, Abby held corporate recruiting positions in a variety of industries and is responsible for helping 10,000 people get hired. Her website, AbsolutelyAbby.com, was selected as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career” by Forbes, teaches candidates secrets the Absolute truth about the job search process that other recruiters won't tell you. 

Since 2012, Abby has been on a mission to help one million job seekers and has driven across the country to accomplish that goal. 

Photo courtesy of Abby Kohut


05/23 Presentation: Viany Singh – Refine Your Rèsumè for the Recruiter

posted May 22, 2018, 5:28 AM by PSGMC Staff

Grab the attention of recruiters with a rèsumè that answers their questions this week, Wednesday, May 23, as Viany Singh returns to PSGMC. Bring a copy of your current rèsumè for tips on fine-tuning it to develop a more successful relationship with the people searching for you talents.

The PSGMC was founded by job seekers for job seekers to help those in transition make a successful re-entry into the workforce. The group meets most Wednesdays at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library, 449 Halsey Road. Doors open at 9 a.m. for networking, with program to begin at 9:30 a.m. There is no charge to attend; all are welcome.


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