Job search networking meetings starting Jan. 22, 2024


Monday, January 22 at 10:30 am. Career Coach Terrence “Terry” Seamon joins the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey to discuss “SMART MOVES for 2024.”

Moving your career ahead depends on a few critical things. In this highly-interactive workshop, we will explore these vital elements, including:

What does it mean to be “in sales & marketing?”

What activities will bring you the best return on your time and effort?

How can you handle and use rejection?

Do you know how to build a support team to aid you in reaching your goal? What do the most proactive job seekers and career changers do in today’s challenging job market? How can you increase your effectiveness?

Learn the skills of highly effective career transitioners and how you can achieve your goals and address obstacles and challenges more effectively.

Terry is an executive career transition consultant with The Ayers Group where he coaches executives and professionals who are in career transitions. He previously had a long career in the corporate world as an HR training manager in such industries as energy, telecom, and pharma-chem. The author of three books, Terry is also active as a leadership development consultant. Terry also moderates the St. Matthias Employment Ministry, founded in 2007.

PSGCNJ has established a pre-registration system for Zoom meetings. Please visit and register by our 11 pm Friday deadline prior to the Monday morning meeting. Please make sure to save the link you are emailed so you have it for Monday’s meeting.

Please stay with us for our “Ask Maya” segment from noon to 12:30 p.m. with Maya Ollson, a career consultant and founder of Kokopella High Touch Outplacement, as she facilitates a 30-minute Q&A session to answer your job search questions. “Ask Maya” is held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month from noon until 12:30 pm.


Monday, 22 Jan 2024!  6-8:15 Westchester Networking Organization (WNO), A volunteer-run community supportive of those who are in career transition and looking for career opportunities.

 (Remember, we meet the fourth Monday of January and February, due to holidays on the third Mondays.)


In our first meeting this year, T.J. Meagher will discuss time management with us, showing how productivity is more about emotional management and attention management than “time management”. 

Register here!

T.J. Meagher is an ICF Certified Mindset Coach who helps busy entrepreneurs beat procrastination and reclaim power over their time, focus and self-worth.

Join us on this fourth Monday of January for what should prove to be an interesting and useful program!


Tuesday 1/23 at 10am ET, is Career Conversations with Tony . He’ll present: “The Importance of Informational Interviews”. Register now at: All are welcome. Q & A will follow. Meetings are held on Zoom on alternate Tuesdays at 10am ET, with rare exceptions, and will remain virtual for the foreseeable future. We’re booked through March. Be sure to check our webpage for a list of webinar dates, topics, descriptions, presenters, and the registration link once it’s available, at: Encourage folks in your network to join us. Don’t forget to subscribe to our new listserv. If you’d like to receive occasional announcements and reminders, volunteer or recommend a thought-leader or topic, or if you have any questions, please email Tony at:


Tuesday, January 23, 2023 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM (EDT) The Tuesday evening NJ JobSeekers group, normally at Trinity Church in Princeton, is moving online for the time being.  We will meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays, each month. Web site: 

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Thur Jan 25th, 7:00-7:30pm Central time, 

FREE Webinar on “HOW JOB SEEKERS CAN GET FREE TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS”  Click HERE to register for this free webinar.

Attention… JOB SEEKERS LIVING IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS– here’s an opportunity to get FREE training and/or certifications.

Sometimes a big deterrent to getting your next job is a lack of training or an official certification that you don’t have. Good news… there’s a way that you can easily apply for FREE training programs that are specifically offered to individuals who are in a job search.


Friday, January 26, 2024⋅9:45am – 12:00pm

Sara Madera – Ready for A Career Change?

Location:  The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542

Description  Are you bored with your current career, but aren’t sure how to switch to something new? Are you worried about taking a hit financially or stability wise, if you go in the direction of something you really enjoy? Or are you not sure what job would make you happy? 

This workshop will walk you through the process of discovering which career works best for you, including your strengths and lifestyle, now and into the future. Then we will address how to make the shift without starting from the bottom, allowing you to build the career and life you’ve always wanted.  

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Friday, February 2, 2024⋅9:45am – 12:00pm

Gary Lande – Developing and Customizing Your Master Resume

Location:  The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542

Description:  Are the companies you have applied to calling you for interviews? Are you receiving calls from recruiters? Are you certain your resume is not getting screened out by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? 

A strong resume helps you put your best foot forward, sets you apart from your competition, and gets you the interview. In “Developing Your Master Resume,” you will learn how to put together a resume that spans your entire career and accomplishments. Your master resume will be the basis for creating the customized resume you submit for each job opportunity. You will also be shown how to avoid getting rejected by an ATS.

 This presentation includes valuable guidance on resume appearance, format, and content.

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Friday, February 9, 2024⋅9:45am – 12:00pm

Janice Coleman – Touchdown in the Game of Goals: Stay In It to Win It

Location:  The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542

Description: Staying in the game with your goals is crucial. It might be tempting to punt on your aspirations during your job search. But remember, you’re in it to win it. Keep your eye on the end zone.

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February 10, 2924,, 8:00 -10:00 AM  join The Breakfast Club NJ Monthly Meeting with a presentation by Sharon Bussey – “TBD”. Sign on  instructions at Please share this with other groups you may be in.  Join us on at: to RSVP for the meeting.


February 10, 2024, Upcoming MCT meeting, Topic: “Tools for Staying Organized in Job Search” Speaker: JB Briganti

Location: In-Person at Penn State Great Valley in Malvern, PA and via Zoom

Sponsor: Penn State Great Valley Alumni Society

Registration link coming soon


Friday, February 16⋅9:45am – 12:00pm

Sam Velu – AI for Job Seekers

The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542

Description:  Please check back for program description.

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Friday, February 23⋅9:45am – 12:00pm

Ed Samuel – Networking Gone Wrong

The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542

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Friday, March 1⋅9:45am – 12:00pm

Bart Jackson – Getting a Grip on Your Career — Wiser Choices

The Princeton Public Library. 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton NJ 08542

Description:  In truth, most folks hit what they aim at. How do you lift your head out of that narrow rut that defines your career as a series of jobs and list of skills? What practical tactics will rip off the blinders, reveal opportunities, and set your precious energies on the road to fulfillment – and fun? With great good humor, we will look at the examples of some amazing individuals, showing how their career choices (good & blunderful) made all the difference. Then, we’ll attack your individual needs, and lay out some solid some solid strategies. No slides – no PowerPoint – bring notebook.

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 Pre-Recorded Podcasts

In this article, IDC’s Wayne Kurtzman shares survey results on how to increase engagement in virtual meetings


 This video podcast explores the preferences, experiences, attitudes and behaviors of organizers and attendees of virtual events that have been held in the wake of COVID-19. It also delves into the priorities that organizers, sponsors, and vendors should address to ensure a positive experience for event attendees and how to capitalize of virtual event opportunities.

The New York Science, Industry and Business Library, located at 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016. The library also recorded some of the presentations and they are available 24/7 on-line at:

 PSG of Mercer County website has now grown to 35 eLearning sites. Many are free, but not all. Check out some of these eLearning sites at:




General Resources

The mission of is to provide ONE website where anyone who is unemployed or under-employed, can find everything they need to help with his or her career search that will result in employment.

Any formed group that assists members in educating, coaching, career testing, job lead, networking connections, mentoring, counseling, or support, while providing a safe place for the job seeker, is welcome to be listed on the or website.  For more information and a schedule of events go to  

Recurring Meetings

Sundays from 9:00 – 9:30 am: George Pace, an IT Technology Leader, in Partnership with TBCNJ, hosts a weekly LIVE Webinar every Sunday to discuss:

  •       The latest Federal / State news as it relates to the Job Market 


Alternating Tuesdays – New Year, New Name, Same High-Quality Programs! Career Conversations with Tony, formerly Northern NJ Professionals in Transition, resumed free Zoom meetings on 1/9/24. These sessions are held on alternating Tuesdays from 10am-11:30am, with rare exceptions. Our mission remains the same: to offer a wide variety of highly interesting, informative, and interactive Zoom webinars for those who are un/underemployed, in/considering a career transition. Sessions are facilitated primarily by longtime group facilitator and Career Coach, Tony Calabrese, of Absolute Transitions, LLC, or an esteemed guest presenter. Login info will be emailed the day prior to the webinar, but registration officially closes at 8am the morning of each webinar. All are welcome. Q & A will follow. Be sure to check our webpage for: dates, topics, presenters, webinar descriptions, and the registration link at: To receive an invite to join our listserv for occasional announcements and reminders, volunteer or recommend a thought-leader or topic, or if you have any questions, please email Tony at:


Every Tuesday 1-2:00pm, Join Ken Lang for his weekly LinkedIn Live! event. Register here at or you can watch the broadcast live from Ken’s LinkedIn profile – 


The Neighbors-helping-Neighbors (NhN) has now changed its operating model from virtual meetings, face to face meeting to a one-on-one mentor/coach model. Our leaders and others who volunteer and are vetted by founder will offer one on one sessions with our membership information and a large amounts of resources for NhNUSA may be found at There is both a registration for members needing help, along with a registration for applying to be a coach/mentor.  Please feel free to use the free career resources on this site and join their Linked-In group.  


Neighbors-helping Neighbors USA ) founded on January 27,2011, is supported by an award winning web portal site, LinkedIn group, Facebook group and a large network of members and volunteer leaders built over the past 12 years.


Join William Paterson University Alumni Association virtually on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom for an informative and strategic approach to landing the job you want.  We are pleased to launch a series of career workshops to help support you in your career search. Whether you’re in a current job search, considering a career transition or looking to take your career to the next level, these sessions are for you! Over the next 5 months, you’ll have an opportunity to learn the key elements of a job search strategy and a step-by-step approach to landing the job you want. We’ll take the guesswork out of the job search, so you will always know what to do next. 

 Every Wednesday at 9:30, psgmc (Professional Services Group Morris County) presents a virtual meeting.  They provide relevant speakers to help with your job search, as well as provide a forum to networks. If you would like to attend our meetings please email Dale at for Zoom Meeting ID and Password.


Wednesdays – Job Seekers of Montclair is a free, job search training and support group open to all. We have professional speakers on a variety of job search topics including recognizing your accomplishments, developing your resume, networking, interview preparation, and dealing with road blocks.

Job Seekers of Montclair meets every Wednesday in person and on Zoom at 7:30 pm. All meetings are free and open to the public.

Information about the upcoming meeting can be found on our website.

While you are there, you can join our low volume e-mail list where we send announcements of upcoming meetings or helpful information. Just click on Subscribe on the home page.

You may also link to an Internet-friendly version of our schedule from our website. 

There is no meeting of Job Seekers this week. The next meeting is in person (with additional Zoom access) on January 3. Join Dr. Mark Arnowitz, adjunct professor at Caldwell University and counselor for life changing events, who will conduct a workshop on Coping with Change.


1st and 3rd Thursday of the month The Northwest New Jersey Career Club (NWNJCC) led by Nancy Mackowiak, will conduct an ONLINE ZOOM Meeting regarding current job search issues and challenges. This group previously met at the Mount Olive Public Library. To join the meeting, join the Facebook group ‘Northwest New Jersey Career Club’ and a Zoom invitation will be sent to you, a day before the meeting.

Free Computer Classes at Neptune Public Library. Registration required:

Thursday, June 29 5:30p-7:30p [PowerPoint]

 The basics class is discontinued and being done on an individual basis through diagnostic testing modules.

 To register, contact:

 Laura Myers

Neptune Public Library



The Professional Service Group (PSG) of Mercer County is a community program providing enrichment seminars for professionals in transition who are seeking new employment opportunities or exploring new career paths. PSG of Mercer County meets each Friday morning at 10:00am. Meetings are always free, open to all, and do NOT require you to register in advance. Please check the PSG of Mercer County website 

Event Calendar for upcoming programs:


1st and 3rd Saturday of the month Careers in Transition (CIT, read about us at )  meets – CIT is back to virtual!

Careers in Transition is changing our meeting schedule for September 2023.  We will have 1 meeting on September 23rd, the 4th Saturday.  This meeting will feature a modified agenda that will be announced along with the registration link soon.

We will not meet on September 2nd, or September 16th to enable everyone to celebrate the holidays on those days..




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