What we're about

Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey --- PSGCNJ

PSGCNJ is a volunteer nonprofit organization for professionals in career transition. All our services are free. We've been an independent nonprofit since 2012.

This employment community is built around three primary activities: weekly meetings, job search training and volunteering to keep skills fresh and learn new ones. These are opportunities where professionals can build new and lasting relationships.

Weekly meetings on Mondays 10:30am-12:30pm

General Membership meetings feature a guest speaker who teaches our professionals how they can improve their job-search strategies and tactics every week.

Job search workshops during the first week of every month

Accelerated Career Training (ACT) workshops instruct members how to navigate today’s job market in a comprehensive program. Five modules across two and a half days cover:

1. Employment Orientation, 2. Communications, 3. Networking, 4. Resumes & Cover Letters, and 5. Interviewing

Advanced training workshops offered once a month

• Advanced resume review

• Mock interviews

• Job search marketing plan

• Improv for business communication

Volunteer jobs on committees

Professionals network in a team setting, maintain their existing skills and acquire new ones while also supporting a growing organization.

• Membership

• Fundraising

• Marketing and Events

• Training

• Opportunity

• Information Technology

Results

Our Active members return to work faster than the national average.

Upcoming events (5)

Job Search Networking Exchange

Online event

Positive energy comes when we’re connecting and sharing. On Monday, November 2, at 10:00 am, join Charlie Ahr, Executive Director, for the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey’s job search networking forum. Practice your elevator pitch with the group and share information, advice, and successes, large and small, with your fellow job seekers. Cover Letters. LinkedIn. Interviewing. Branding. Networking. Time Management. All topics are welcomed. Date: Monday, November 2, 2020 Time: 10:00 a.m. EST Virtual Meeting Access Info: Zoom meeting link: https://lnkd.in/eFmwyHR Meeting ID:[masked] Dial-in by phone only:[masked] We are committed to helping your successful career transition. ACT Training and Advanced Training sessions are also virtual. Check the training curriculum at www.psgcnj.biz for session criteria. Registrants receive a separate meeting invite for all training sessions. Mark your calendar for our upcoming events. Monday, 11/9: Recruiters Unwrapped, Interactive Q&A panel discussion Monday, 11/16: Understanding How to Use Crystal Knows for Your Job Search, Patricia Basche Monday, 11/23: Recruiters Unwrapped Encore Q&A, Janet Razzino, Executive Recruiter returns Monday, 11/30: The Marketing Magic of a Rock-Solid Value Proposition, Chip Hartman #jobsearch #jobsearchadvice #networkingevents

Recruiters Unwrapped

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It’s your turn to interview 3 top executive recruiters at the Monday, November 9 Recruiters Unwrapped panel discussion hosted by the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey. Join moderator Ken Sher and executive recruiters Cari Kraft, Janelle Razzino, and Nick Corcodilos for an interactive session where job seekers “Ask the Experts” their top questions. A career in transition has its ups, downs, and pandemic impacts to add some new challenges. Come for answers, advice, and insights from a team that has a pulse on today’s job market. When: Monday, November 9, 2020 Event start time: 10:00 a.m. EST Virtual Meeting Access Info: Zoom meeting link: https://lnkd.in/eFmwyHR Meeting ID:[masked] Dial-in phone only:[masked] We are committed to helping your successful career transition. ACT Training and Advanced Training sessions are also virtual. Check the training curriculum at www.psgcnj.biz for criteria. Registrants receive a separate training invite for all sessions. Mark your calendar for upcoming events. Monday, 11/16: Understanding How to Use Crystal Knows for Your Job Search, Patricia Basche Monday, 11/23: Recruiters Unwrapped Encore Q&A, Janet Razzino, Executive Recruiter Monday, 11/30: The Marketing Magic of a Rock-Solid Value Proposition, Chip Hartman #JobSearch #jobsearchworkshops #recruiters

ONLINE: Monday Morning Meeting

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The Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey will continue as a virtual meeting as of April 6, 2020 Dear job seekers, new and existing PSGCNJ members, We recognize these are unprecedented times and the job search landscape will be different. Although the situation has changed, PSGCNJ’s mission has not, “To provide job seekers opportunities with encouragement, empowerment, education and inspiration to advance their careers.” The Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey will continue as a virtual meeting as of April 6, 2020. On the day of the meeting click this PSGCNJ Virtual Meeting link to open Zoom and enter Meeting ID[masked] to join the meeting. Keep your calendars open Mondays from 10 am to 12:30 pm. Further instructions for joining the meeting are included below. ACT Training and Advanced Training will be virtual as well. Check the psgcnj.biz training curriculum site for criteria to take training. A separate invite will be sent for them. We are committed to helping you succeed through this transition. Date/Time: Monday, April 6, 2020 • The meeting will open at 10 am to allow people to set up Zoom and converse with other members in the chat box. • Virtual session kicks off at 10:30 am Zoom Connection Info: • To join our Zoom Meeting click on (or copy/paste) https://us04web.zoom.us/j/525652585?pwd=YXp2ejByQXdvT2NSL0tFMG1EejBKdz09 • Meeting ID:[masked] • To dial-in by phone only:[masked]

ONLINE: Monday Morning Meeting

Online event

The Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey will continue as a virtual meeting as of April 6, 2020 Dear job seekers, new and existing PSGCNJ members, We recognize these are unprecedented times and the job search landscape will be different. Although the situation has changed, PSGCNJ’s mission has not, “To provide job seekers opportunities with encouragement, empowerment, education and inspiration to advance their careers.” The Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey will continue as a virtual meeting as of April 6, 2020. On the day of the meeting click this PSGCNJ Virtual Meeting link to open Zoom and enter Meeting ID[masked] to join the meeting. Keep your calendars open Mondays from 10 am to 12:30 pm. Further instructions for joining the meeting are included below. ACT Training and Advanced Training will be virtual as well. Check the psgcnj.biz training curriculum site for criteria to take training. A separate invite will be sent for them. We are committed to helping you succeed through this transition. Date/Time: Monday, April 6, 2020 • The meeting will open at 10 am to allow people to set up Zoom and converse with other members in the chat box. • Virtual session kicks off at 10:30 am Zoom Connection Info: • To join our Zoom Meeting click on (or copy/paste) https://us04web.zoom.us/j/525652585?pwd=YXp2ejByQXdvT2NSL0tFMG1EejBKdz09 • Meeting ID:[masked] • To dial-in by phone only:[masked]

Past events (540)

LinkedIn: How to Get Found and Market Yourself

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