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Digest #3536


Sat Jul 9, 2016 11:10 am (PDT) . Posted by:

"Thomas Donohue" donohue83

Job Seekers:

For your information, listed below is a potential job opportunity at Ashley HomeStore of Central New Jersey for a Director of Operational Excellence. If interested, please contact Catherine McGarvey, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at

Best of Luck,

Tom Donohue

-----Original Message-----
From: Cathy Trementozzi <>
To: a83td <>
Sent: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 11:47 am
Subject: Job Lead - Director of Operational Excellence

Hi Tom,

I hope all is well with you!

May I ask that you please pass along to your contacts and network?

Qualified candidates may use my name in responding to the recruiter below.

Thank you!

Cathy Trementozzi, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Director of Operational Excellence

Ashley HomeStore of Central New Jersey(AHS CNJ), the premier furniture shopping destination, is currently looking for an innovativeDirector of Operational Excellence to join our growing team. The Director of Operational Excellence will provide visionary leadership and direction throughout our organization to create aLean Sigma culture and drive fact-based decision making and waste elimination. This role is focused on creating value for our customers, driving organizational alignment, embracing scientific thinking and building on the passion of our people through trust and respect. This person will be leading projects from inception to implementation, managing resources, schedules, and quality while developing and delivering tools totransform current business process and create a continuous improvement culture in support of our organizations strategic vision and goals.


Lead strategic, enterprise-level initiatives to deliver short term results as well as long term sustainability focused on transactional lean facilitation within all departments;
Facilitate tactical and strategicKaizens with senior business leaders, promoting and guiding LEAN cultural transformation and coaching LEAN principles at various levels of the organization;
Conduct, advise and assist company managers inHoshin planning;
Establish strong business relationships to analyze metrics (SOPs, KPIs, etc.) in support of objectives and offer solutions to ensure positive trending and promote process standards with department managers;
Support the planning and execution of new business process initiative.


Proven track record in advancing Kaizen/Lean throughout organizations; combination of manufacturing/retail experience a plus;
Knowledge of and experience with Hoshin planning and facilitating;
Prior experience managing distribution facility or similar operation involving inventory & delivery logistics. Candidates without direct DC management experience but heavy lean experience that was focused in warehousing and distribution will be considered;
Training, coaching and mentoring skills;
Superior communication skills; ability to engage staff at all levels.
Detail oriented and able to keep many projects/efforts moving simultaneously.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or applicable field/discipline
5+ years relevant experience in project or program;
4+ years leadership or management experience in a matrix organization;
Demonstrated experience influencing business decisions.


Certifications or relevant training in Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt or Higher);
Proven effectiveness to clearly communicate what is expected of key stakeholders at all levels.

It is the policy of Ashley HomeStore of Central New Jersey to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Ashley HomeStore of Central New Jersey will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Please send your resume to:
Catherine McGarvey, Talent Acquisition Specialist

Cathy Trementozzi, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director of Human Resources

3730 Route One North | North Brunswick, NJ 08902

732.658.8830 x1103

Career Opportunities!

North America's #1 Selling Furniture Brand and Manufacturer!
OUR VISION: to be NJ's Employer of Choice & Favorite Home Furnishings Shopping Destination!

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Cathy Trementozzi, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director of Human Resources

3730 Route One North | North Brunswick, NJ 08902

732.658.8830 x1103

Career Opportunities!

North America's #1 Selling Furniture Brand and Manufacturer!
OUR VISION: to be NJ's Employer of Choice & Favorite Home Furnishings Shopping Destination!

The information contained in this e-mail may be confidential and is intended solely for the addressee. Unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, distribution or other action taken or omitted relying on the contents of this message, is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you are not the intended recipient, please replay and advise the sender of the erroneous transmission and immediately delete the message.

Sat Jul 9, 2016 12:08 pm (PDT) . Posted by:

"Thomas Donohue" donohue83

For Your Information:

Free Career Coaching, Tuesday, July 12, at the Unted Way of Northern NJ, 60 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042. Please see the message below for details.

If this office is not convenient, you may also want to check with your local United Way Office to determine if they have similar programs available for job seekers.

Thank you,

Tom Donohue

Original Message-----
From: McPherson, Durelle <>
Sent: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 11:55 am

Good Morning!
I hope all is well and everyone had a great fourth of July weekend. This serves as aFRIENDLY REMINDER forCAREER COACHING 1 on 1 NEXT TUESDAY, JULY 12. This is byAPPOINTMENT ONLY. Please RSVP. We have SEVEN CAREER COACHES, both day and evening available. Please welcome back KATHLEEN BOTT. See revised flier attached.

We are excited to offer you this FREE RESOURCE as we have a great team of professionals who are committed and excited to help you in your Career building.

If you are interested, please forward me the following:
· Resume (if available)
· Why you would like to see the Career Coach( 1-2 lines)?
· The areas in which you would like to work (if possible) AND a copy of a job posting you would like to apply for in which you can send me or bring with you.

Durelle McPherson, M.Div.
Manager-Community Impact-Income
United Way of Northern New Jersey
60 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042
Ph: 973.993-1160, x210
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Sat Jul 9, 2016 1:35 pm (PDT) . Posted by:

"Thomas Donohue" donohue83

Ramsey JSWT Members:

Listed below are Next Week's Upcoming Networking Events. Allmeetings are open to the public, plus you are welcome and strongly encouragedto attend.

Try not to miss an opportunity where you canexpand your network, make new friends, share knowledge with your peers, andhear highly relevant and beneficial insights and perspectives from experts inthe marketplace. Make it a goal to attend at least one or twomeetings a week.

In traveling to these events, consider carpooling. Not only will it reduce the cost of drivingthere, but the friendly conversation will make the ride seem to go much faster.

I created a Yahoo group for anyone to join and receive mylist of Upcoming Networking Events. It is free and easy to join. Just logon to Yahoo, search for a Group titled: Upcoming_Networking_Events,or click on the link below.

· Subscribe:

· Unsubscribe:

Individuals, as well as other transition support networkinggroups, are welcome and encouraged to join.

If anyone is aware of an upcoming meeting that you would like toshare with your colleagues, please let me know and I will gladly include itwith my weekly updates.

Thank you,

Tom Donohue

Next Week'sUpcoming Networking Events

Sundays, from 8:00 – 9:00 am. Every Sunday morning tune into Your Career is Calling on 107.7 FM, TheBronc, an on-campus radio station at Rider University. Host WandaEllet brings you the best career advice, no matter what stage your careeris in. Whether you are in transition, looking for a better opportunity, or evena college student, Your Career is Calling has you covered. Nearly every single week, they are joined bya special guest to cover a unique topic. Don't forget to tune into 107.7 FM The Bronc, or 107.7The Bronc's free Android and IPhone Apps. Listeners can reach the studio with their questions at 1-877-900-1077. In addition, interesting previous episodes are available at:

Mondays, from 9:00 – 10:00 pm. Callin your job search questions every Monday night to a liveRadio Show titled: Own Your Careerhosted by Rod Colon, on Blogtalk Radio - Dial 1-347-857-3320 withyour questions to get proven guidance from the # 1 career coach in the UnitedStates, specialized in the 7 Step JobSearch and author of the book Win The Race For 21st Century Jobs. Getfree coaching with challenges you encounter steering your career in the roughseas of the 21st century job market.

In addition tothe great meetings listed below, check out the Neighbors-helping-Neighbors(NhN) website at: or for additional meetings.

Monday, July 11th, from10:00 am - 12:00 noon: Northern NJ Professionals in Transition will host Deb Wilber, an intuitive coach andpersonal transformation expert, will give a presentation titled: Discover Your Spark. Explore the art and science of intuition andlearn techniques to develop and incorporate intuition into your daily life. Debwill discuss how to recognize and access your intuition to live your best lifenow. You will understand SPARK, the key components to individual success, andfalling in love with your work. You will also gain confidence in your dailyactions, and be better able to reach your goals. A schedule of upcoming meeting dates is available at: Thegroup meets on generally alternating Mondays, except on library holidays.The companion online discussion forum/information archive/bulletin board/eventcalendar is available at: For additional information,please contact . The meetings are at Maplewood Public Library, 51 Baker St,Maplewood, NJ 07040.

Monday, July 11th, from10:30 am - 1:00 pm: Professional Service Group of Central NJ will host Jan Goodman, who will give apresentation titled: The Art ofEffective Communication. You willbenefit by reviewing communication models and their key elements; applyingpersonality assessments to develop effective communication skills;investigating different styles of communicating; learning how tolerance fordisagreement affects effective communication; identifying common communicationfilters; learn new tools for effective communication. Also covered will benonverbal messages, handling conflict, being assertive, not aggressive, andcommunication preferences and models. Additional information is available at: PSGCNG meets every Monday, except holidays. The meeting will be at First United MethodistChurch of Somerville, 48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.

Monday, July 11th,from 5:00 - 8:00 pm: TheBergen Career Networking Community (BCNC) will host an evening of Informal Networking. Employed orseeking career opportunities; become involved in a dynamic professionalnetworking community, essential in today's economy for career development andprofessional success. Build relationships; expand your career and network byinteracting with valuable and trusted contacts, sharing ideas, best practices,insights and perspectives in the marketplace. Please registerat: Themeeting is at the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel, in the Atrium Bar and Bistro, 1International Boulevard, Mahwah, NJ 07430.

Monday, July 11th from 6:30- 8:30 pm: The Career Networking Group will host Terry Viney, President of the Plus Factor, who will give apresentation titled: The Million DollarPersonal Success Plan. Career changeand search success is built on setting good goals and consistently achievingthem. Now you can learn a system that is time tested and used in 60 countries.This session will teach you: to develop a clear sense of purpose for greaterfocus, to identify your key success factor, to develop confidence and act fromstrength and to balance life and career success. For additional information or to register,please call the Library at 1-908-233-0115 or view its website at The meeting will be at the Mountainside PublicLibrary, 1 Constitution Plaza, Mountainside, NJ 07092.

Tuesday, July 12th, from10:00 am – 12:30 pm. TheProfessional Service Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB) will host a workshop on Networking. This meeting will focus on how to use networkingtechniques, tools and resources to increase your visibility and also uncoverthe hidden job market. For the schedule and to learn more about the organizationand activities visit the website at: The meetings areheld at the Kennedy branch of The Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Lane,Piscataway, NJ 08854.

Tuesday, July 12th, from 1:15 - 2:30pm: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will offer a program titled: Career Resources. Explorejob/career resources available at the Science, Industry and Business Library(SIBL) and other public sites; Find industry and career advice, resumeguides and more. The meeting is at theNew York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34thStreet, New York, NY 10016.

Tuesday, July 12th, from 5:30 -8:00 pm: The NorthernFairfield Professionals (NFP) will host Donald Wittmann, CEO of Wittman Technology, who will give apresentation titled: Tips and Tricks tobe Found on LinkedIn. Find out why youare not being seen on LinkedIn. Stopchasing employers and recruiters, and Start having them chase you. Don will share his latest research onLinkedIn techniques that effectively generate results that are not currentlytaught by anyone else in his field of expertise by using his uniquelystructured Pull Marketing Strategy. Learn how to: 1) Generate 1 to 3 newcontacts a week by using Don's Inbound Marketing Strategy, 2) Learn why a BrandedLinkedIn Profile helps you, 3) Leverage the power of job descriptions in yourprofile so employers can easily find you, 4) Get more interviews, in personmeetings, and referrals to help you land faster, and 5) Discover jobs in thehidden job market and create more opportunities. For additional information call John Barry at1-203-270-0051 or NFPmeetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The meeting is in the St. Rose Knights ofColumbus Building, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06470. Behind Saint Rose Church to the far left. The Knights building has 3garage doors on the first floor, the meeting room is on the second floor. Theentrance is the first door in the front of the building.

Tuesday, July 12th, from 7:00 -8:30 pm: The Westport PublicLibrary will host Annette Richmond, acertified résumé writer and LinkedIn profile writer, who will give apresentation titled: Résumés That Rock. Learn how to write a résumé that will get theattention of recruiters and hiring managers, fast. Annette will explain how toconstruct a compelling and easy-to-read résumé that will make you stand outfrom other candidates and showcase your achievements and skills. Points covered will include: 1) Missteps onyour résumé that are working against you, 2) What you should leave offyour résumé and why, 3) Strategies to highlight your strengths, 4) Creatingcompelling content that will impress employers, and 5) Infusing yourrésumé with attention-getting color and style, no matter what yourindustry. The meeting is at theWestport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880.

Tuesday, July 12th, from 7:30 -9:30 pm: The Career Forumwill hostLloyd Feinstein, acareer coach, who will give a presentation titled: Close More Interviews by Growing Sales Collateral 167%. For more information contact Sylvia Velez at1-908-630-3530 or email Themeeting is at the Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mt. Airy Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ07920.

Wednesday, July13th, from 9:30 am - 12:00 noon: TheProfessional Service Group of Morris County (PSGMC) will host John West Hadley,a Career Search Counselor, who willgive a presentation titled: Common TrapsThat Trip Up Job Seekers. John hascoached 100's of job seekers, and along the way has seen all sorts of trapsthat trip up candidates, often without them even being aware they've done anythingwrong. John will share strategies and techniques he teaches his 1-on-1 coachingclients to make sure they do not get snared by these traps. After all, if youdo not even know you have done something wrong, how can you ever hope to fixthe problem? Additional information isavailable at: The meeting will be at theParsippany Troy Hills Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054.

Wednesday, July 13th,from 10:30 am - 12:00 noon: The New York Science,Industry and Business Library will host Laura Jackson, whowill give the 2nd of 5 secessions titled: Mindfulness for Job Seekers. Learn mindfulness techniques thatbring relaxation and effortless focus to challenging situations andrelationships. Mindfulness is the practice of bringing full,non-judgmental awareness to the present moment. The struggle of searchingfor a job can be overwhelming at times. See if the practice ofmindfulness meditation and some easy to use on-the-spot techniques can help youduring these challenging times. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions for full benefit,but can attend individual sessions in the series as well. Themeeting is at the New York Science, Industry and Business Library, 188 MadisonAvenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Wednesday, July 13th from 12:00 - 2:00 pm: The New York Public Library- Grand Central Library will host TomPowner of Career Thinker Inc. who will give a presentation titled: Preparing for JobInterviews, The More You Prepare the Less Intimidating They Become. Increase your chances of hearing thewords You are Hired by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many jobseekers do not place enough importance and time in preparing for an interview;a sure way to outshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than theyare. Tom will discuss the following: Your attire and why it is important, Howbody language and posture can kill an interview, Types of Interviews you can befaced with, The job application, Do you have CAR Stories ready to share, Canyou answer the W questions, How well do you know your resume, What you shouldknow about the company, and What should you ask at the end of theinterview. Advanced registration isrequired. The meeting is at the New York Public Library - Grand Central Library, 135 East 46th Street, 2nd floor community room, New York, NY 10017.

Wednesday, July 13th, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will offer a program titled: AARPBack To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network. Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual CareerNetwork can help you prepare and qualify for a well-paying job and arewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you tothe education and training you need. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.

Wednesday, July 13th, from 4:00 - 6:00pm: The NewYork Public Library - Grand Central Library will host Tom Powner of Career Thinker Inc. whowill give a presentation titled: The Power of LinkedIn for Job and Career Success. We have all heard thatnetworking is still one of the most powerful methods of connecting to careerand job opportunities and will most likely stay that way forever. But mostpeople do not know how to effectively build and use network to increase theirodds to connect to opportunities. Having a strong network is important foreveryone whether you're employed or in a job search. At this meeting, Tom will discuss: What isnetworking and Is it effective, What are some of today's tools to supportbuilding a network, What is LinkedIn and why is it so powerful, Understandingthe sections of a LinkedIn Profile, Tips on building a powerful LinkedIn Profile,Methods to connect to people and build a strong network, and How to use yourLinkedIn network for a job and career search or promotions. Advancedregistration is required at: The meeting is at the New YorkPublic Library - Grand Central Library, 135East 46th Street, 2nd floor community room, NewYork, NY 10017.

Wednesday, July 13th, from 6:00- 7:30 pm: The New York Science, Industry and Business Library will host Win Sheffield, a career Coach, who willgive a presentation titled: EverythingYou Need to Know About Your Resume. Morethan anything else we write in our lives, the resume is probably the one thatmakes us most uncomfortable. Join coach Win Sheffield for thisworkshop, part of the Career Management Essentials series,to learn how to approach this document strategically to make it work foryou. Take the anxiety out of writing your resume and learn how todevelop a distinctive resume that reflects what you want to be hiredfor. Topics covered include: 1)Addressing the key purposes of a resume, 2) Learning how to catch the eye ofyour reader, and 3) Making the most of the space that you have. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industryand Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Wednesday, July13th from 6:45 - 9:30 pm: The Hillsdale Career Resource Ministry NetworkGroup will host: Tereasa Fontanese,who will give a presentation titled: LinkedIn,The All-Star Page. We are going tohave a lot of fun Wednesday evening creating an All-Star profile for differentdisciplines and see if you can amp up that profile listing. In addition, AlRojas, a photographer, will also be on hand to join us to take your besthead-shot ever for Linkedin or if you need a refresh or perhaps a picture witha suit that you like or maybe a just a new you on the profile. FYI, there is most likely a fee is for Al'sservice. Please feel free to forwardthis note to ANYONE that you think would benefit from joining us. Or,better yet, just bring them with you. Foradditional information, contact: John Carvelli at 1-201-995-7895,, or Janelle Razzino at 1-201-722-3111, The meeting is at St. John TheBaptist Church, in the Sheen Room of the Parish Center, at 69 Valley Road,Hillsdale NJ 07642.

Thursday, July 14th, from 2:00 -4:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host SherryNatkow, who will give a presentation titled: Critique Your Resume. Are your resumes getting you interviews? Areyou submitting the same resume for each job posting? Successful job-seekerscustomize their resume for each position in order to let hiring managers knowimmediately that they are a good fit. Learn how to incorporate the language from a job posting into aKeyword-rich Summary. Participants must bring a current resume and 2 job postings.Pre-registration is required. Interested participants must email Sherry Natkowat to enroll and receive additional information. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.

Thursday, July 14th, from 3:15 – 4:45 pm: The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary will host a special meeting titled: Business Plan Research Workshop. This workshop provides research guidance specifically tailored to yourparticular business plan. The meeting is at the New York Science, Industryand Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016.

Friday, July 15thfrom 9:00 am - 12:00 noon: The ChemPharma Association'sPhiladelphia Chapter will host ValNeighbors, who give a will presentation titled: The Charismatic Introvert, Three Steps to Successful Networking. You are labeled as quiet, shy and maybe evenanti-social. You have experienced high levels of anxiety when attendingnetworking events, especially ones where you do not know anyone. You knowyou have extremely valuable services and characteristics to land that next job,promotion or partnership opportunity yet often are overlooked. In thistalk, Val will provide you three steps to improve your networking ability whileremaining true to your introvert nature. She is a tried and true exampleof how to build and leverage a large network so you can achieve what youdesire. The Philadelphia Chapter meets on the third Friday morning ofeach month. You do not need to bea ChemPharma member to attend. Registerearly and bring a colleague or friend. Foradditional information, contact Steve Buch at 1-267-981-6347 or emailat: The meeting is at Right Management's King ofPrussia Office, 630 Freedom Business Center, Suite 400, King of Prussia,PA 19406.

Friday, July 15th from 9:45am - 12:00 Noon: The PrincetonPublic Library and the Professional Service Group of Mercer County will co-hostDavid Schuchman, Director ofPSG Mercer County, who will give apresentation titled: Is It Timeto Consider a Plan B? Is the timeand effort you put in to your job search producing the results you expect andneed? If not, it may be time to closely evaluate your job search strategy.Specifically, the skills you will bring to your next employer and the skillsyour next employer (and the market place) may really need. If there is a gap betweenthose 2 points, you may need to adjust your job search strategy. Visit the PSG of Mercer County website to learnabout the numerous resources available there. The meeting is at the PrincetonPublic Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542.

Saturday, July 16th from 8:30 -11:00 am: Careers inTransition (CIT) meeting. Individuals give a 15 second elevator speech aboutthemselves -- who you are, what you are looking for, target companies (2-3),how the group can help you, and how you can help the group. This is followed bya short period for networking with people you would like to introduce yourselfto and exchange business cards. The group then divides into smaller teams for:1) Resume Assistance, (Please bring 15 copies of your resume if you want itreviewed.) or 2) Support in Overcoming Job Search Obstacles. This includes: A)Small group advice for individuals who have hit the wall and need help toreinvigorate their job search, or B) Large group discussion on various jobsearch related topics. CIT meets the first and third Saturday of each monthexcept holidays. The meeting is in theWinston School Gym at Christ Church, 30 East Lane, Short Hills, NJ 07078.

Saturday, July 16th from 8:30 -11:00 am: The Career SupportGroup at St. Gregory the Great will host: Susan Wilk, founder of Focused Mind Dynamics, who will givea presentation titled: CultivatingCalm While in Transition. Change,particularly job changes and job loss, can create great angst and stress.Worry, stress, fear, anxiety can affect not only your performance but impactvalued interactions with others in your life. Imagine a life cultivating calmon demand. Susan will share how to improve productivity and reduce stressdrivers during your job search. The group meets the 3rd Saturday of the month. Additional information is available at: The meeting is at Saint Gregorythe Great' Church, in the Parish Center, O'Connor Hall, at 4680 Nottingham Way,Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.

Saturday, July 16th from 12:00noon - 1:30 pm: The New YorkScience, Industry and Business Library will host John Crant, who will give a presentation titled: Interview Intervention: The Self-RecruiterInterview Checklist. John will showhow to research a job opportunity that you are about to interview for, to fullyprepare for interview success, and the right way to follow-up after yourinterview. The discussion includes: 1)Success is About Preparation, 2) Researching the Company, Job and More...before the Interview, 3) Be Ready to Impress: The Self-Recruiter® INTERVIEWCHECKLIST, and 4) Thank You Notes that Solve Your Problems in Advance. The meeting is at the New York Science,Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY10016.

The New York Science, Industry and BusinessLibrary, located at 188Madison Avenue @ 34th Street, New York, NY 10016-4314, offers an extensiveseries of weekly programs pertaining to job search, training, and careeradvice. Inquiries about programs may bemade by calling 917-275-6975, Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm. Click on their link at: for a detailed list of upcomingclasses. In addition to these greatin-person classes, the library also recorded some of the presentations and theyare available 24/7 on-line at: Check them out, I am sure you will be pleasantly surprised by the amountof helpful information awaiting you.

Free Pro Bono Career Coaching. Career Coaching is a PRO BONO / FREE service available to job seekerswho wish to focus an existing job search strategy and/or gain insight on how tocraft an effective self-marketing plan. Each session is comprised of a 50minute meeting with a volunteer Job Coach at SIBL's Madison Avenue location. To make an appointment for a PRO BONO / FREEcoaching session, please visit:

Please provideyour name, phone number, e-mail address, and specific goals. If you do not havean e-mail address, please input when prompted. Once booked, an e-mailconfirmation and follow-up reminder will be sent to the e-mail addressprovided. In addition, you may also receive a courtesy telephone callconfirming your appointment. If you haveany questions, please contact the Job Search Central Manager at jscnypl@nypl.orgor call 1-212-592-7006.

The UnitedWay of Northern New Jersey offers Free CareerCoaching. The program providesprofessionals with an opportunity to learn techniques for success in theworkplace and shares local resources for job training. Obtain help with topics such as: Tools to brand yourself, Updating your resumeand cover letter, Career networking tips, Techniques to ace your nextinterview, Strategies for resume distribution, Counseling on alternative careerpaths, Advice on dressing for success, and Help setting and achieving short andlong-term career goals. These one-on-onesessions are by appointment only. Additional information is available at: To make an appointment,email Durelle McPherson orcall 1.973.993.1160, ext. 210. Themeetings are at United Way of Northern New Jersey, Suite 205, 60 SouthFullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042.

The Westport Public Library, located at 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT06880 offers an interesting series of weekly programs pertaining to job search,training, and career advice. Click on their link at: for a detailed list of upcoming events. Inaddition, many of these informative presentations are recorded and the podcastscan be viewed 24/7, when time allows, at: This is a time saving and cost effective way of seeing a greatpresentation, from the comfort and convenience of your home. Isn't technologygreat!

Webinars Featuring Kathy Bernard, a public speaker, career coach, resumewriter, and expert LinkedIn profile optimizer who has helped thousands landsatisfying careers. Kathy is also the creator of, where you can findcareer and LinkedIn services and tips. Check out Kathy's numerouspresentations, such as: How to Research and Impress HiringCompanies, Strong Online Identity, Pre-Employment Personality Tests,Negotiating Salary, LinkedIn Boot Camp, Use LinkedIn to Attract Employers,Networking Into A Job, Landing a Job After 40, Business Leads from LinkedIn,Outmaneuver Online Job Applications, How to SHOW and TELL You Are the Best,Mastering Online Job Applications, Mastering Interviews, Tips for SnaggingBusiness on LinkedIn, Transform Your Resume, and Working With Recruiters. To view Kathy's presentations, ClickHere for the Recording & Slides Kathy does a great job with her presentations, I am sure that you willfind them most helpful and very informative.

Wednesdays, from 7:30 - 9:15 pm. Job Seekersof Montclair, located at St.Luke's Church Hall, 73 South Fullerton Avenue (corner of Union Street),Montclair, NJ 07042. A nonsectarian job-search, career-change and support groupmeets; various speakers deliver on topics such as: recognizing youraccomplishments, resumes, and networking. For a schedule of upcomingpresentations, click on their link at:, or call (973) 783-3442 for additional information.

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