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

posted 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

  

 

 

03/28 Presentation: Staying Positive and Motivated – Marty Latman

posted Mar 24, 2018, 4:57 AM by PSGMC Staff

How is your job search progressing? Are you suffering from job search depression? What do you need to do to rebound from your malaise? What do you need to begin and stay positive during the time you are in between successes?  Staying upbeat during a career transition can be difficult, but Marty Latman, business consultant, coach and speaker, will offer help on Wednesday, March 28, 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 maintain a positive outlook and remain motivated during an extended job search.

“For many of us in transition, we find these two emotions to be the hardest to achieve each and every day . . . all day,” said Marty, widely known for his abilities as a match maker and networker.

Marty is currently the Executive Director of Latman Advisory Services LLC. From business consulting to financial advisement to professional career development, Latman Advisory Services is dedicated to helping you achieve your personal or business goals. In addition to helping various organizations, he has been a guest speaker to many networking groups where he has discussed various career development topics including networking, interviewing techniques and advance career planning strategies.

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

 

03/21 Presentation: Chair Yoga – Peter Katzenbach

posted Mar 19, 2018, 11:40 AM by PSGMC Staff

Because of the last late winter storm, the previously scheduled Chair Yoga program will be presented on Wednesday, March 21, 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.

In case of severe weather, check the library’s website, http://www.parsippanylibrary.org.

03/14 Presentation: Linda Trignano – The Art of Interviewing

posted Mar 12, 2018, 2:19 PM by PSGMC Staff

An interview is more than getting a job - it's about getting the right job - making sure you are as well suited for the job as the job and organization are for you. Join Coach Linda Trignano on Wednesday, March 14, from 9:30 am – noon at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Library to explore ways to communicate effectively.

Drawing on her many years of career coaching and interviewing experience, she will explore different types of interviews and how to prepare for them by building your self-confidence and your professional courage to ask the right questions.


Linda Trignano is focused on helping individuals and teams improve their communication style both personally and professionally. A coach and consultant with over 25 years of experience in a corporate environment, she offers client support in training and team facilitation. One area of specialty is preparing candidates to shine in interviews through her customized interview coaching. 

As a distributor for the DiSC assessment suite of products, Trignano Consulting, LLC, is focused on helping companies more effectively handle their people related needs by working collaboratively with clients to find solutions that work for everyone. Utilizing her expertise and knowledge as a former corporate recruiter with AT&T, she understands what employers are looking for in a candidate. You can reach her at www.trignanoconsulting.com.

Photo courtesy of Linda Trignano

 

 

03/07 Presentation: Chair Yoga – Peter Katzenbach

posted Mar 6, 2018, 5:32 AM by PSGMC Staff

Without leaving your seat, you can ground your mind, stretch your body and relieve tension through chair yoga. Peter Katzenbach, a founding member of PSGMC, will lead Wednesday’s program to introduce this great way to relax from head to toe.

Join Peter and other PSGMC members on March 7 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.

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.

In case of severe weather, check the library’s website, http://www.parsippanylibrary.org.

02/28 Presentation: Staying Positive and Motivated – Marty Latman

posted Feb 26, 2018, 5:58 AM by PSGMC Staff

Staying upbeat during a career transition can be difficult, but Marty Latman, business consultant, coach and speaker, will offer help on Wednesday, February 28, 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 maintain a positive outlook and remain motivated during an extended job search.


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.

 

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