Upcoming Programs




 

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.

  

05/16 Presentation: Vinjay Singh – The Problem with Recruiters

posted May 15, 2018, 7:37 AM by PSGMC Staff

Recruiters can sometimes open the door to new opportunities, but to make your relationship successful, it’s wise to know what to expect. Gain perspective from both sides of the desk on Wednesday, May 16, when Vinjay Singh speaks to the Professional Support Group of Morris County.

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.

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

posted May 7, 2018, 9:48 AM by PSGMC Staff

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, May 9, 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

05/02 Presentation: Chair Yoga – Peter Katzenbach

posted Apr 30, 2018, 1:23 PM by PSGMC Staff

The third time is the charm! Because of the late winter storms, the previously scheduled Chair Yoga program has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 2, at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road. Doors open at 9 a.m. for networking, with the meeting to begin at 9:30 a.m.

Peter Katzenbach will demonstrate how - without leaving your seat - you can ground your mind, stretch your body and relieve tension through chair yoga. Join Peter and PSGMC for an introduction to this great way to relax from head to toe.

As a founding member of the Steering Committee, Peter brings his skills in computer communications to the Professional Support Group of Morris County as co-chair of the IT Committee. He shares his knowledge with others as he continues to stay abreast of today’s technology.

PSGMC meets most Wednesdays, free of charge. Founded by job seekers for job seekers, the group offers support and training to those in transition and ease their re-entry into the workforce.

 

 

 

04/04 Presentation: Alex Freund: LinkedIn – It’s About Being Found

posted Mar 28, 2018, 8:13 AM by PSGMC Staff

In today’s job market, a LinkedIn profile is a “must have.” Alex Freund, the Landing Expert, will lead an interactive session to foster a better understanding of the dynamics of LinkedIn on Wednesday, April 4, from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library.

“If you cannot be found, you cannot be considered for a position. There are a number of reasons why your profile might not appear in a search, Alex explained. He will reveal how to break through these impediments so that YOU make a recruiter's search list.


In this presentation, you will learn which elements of your profile weigh more heavily in searches and which sections require your attention first. Alex will provide tips and easy-to-use tools that you can use right away to optimize your profile giving you a distinct competitive advantage.  

Career coach Alex Freund is well-known in a number of networking groups and writes a blog for job seekers. A Cornell University graduate, he has lived on three continents and speaks five languages. Prior to his current position, he managed several large departments in two Fortune 100 companies.  For those in the Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York City area, he publishes a free directory of job-search networking groups.

To contact Alex or to learn more about his services, visit his web site at http://www.landingexpert.com

Photo: Courtesy of LinkedIn

  

 

 

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