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Monthly Meeting

The Breakfast Club NJ Presents: :“LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found” Presented by Alex Freund Saturday October 8th,at 8:00am ET Synopsis: Please share this with other groups you may be in. Join us on at: to RSVP for the

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Don’t be Fooled by the Job Description

As an executive job coach, an important part of my job is training my clients how to prepare for interviews. During this training, I am often handed the job description relevant to the interview. Most often I caution my clients

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What can we learn from watching the Crystal Ball?

Last night I read a magazine on which issue the front page has a heading “The Permanent Temporary Workforce”.  Their in-depth section The Disposable Worker highlights several facts.  Most of them are expressing the negativity that currently exists in the

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Working with Recruiters to Find a Job by David Schuchman

It is common to work with a recruiter or search firm to find your next job. Keep in mind that many published sources have indicated that only about 10% of job hunters find a new position using search firms. As

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It’s Counterintuitive for Job Seekers

It would be interesting to review a few perceptions that job seekers have on issues stemming from feelings rather than from thinking. Such perceptions are based more on gut feelings rather than logic. Examples follow. The interview is about me.

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What Employers Look For When Hiring Staff by David Schuchman

Hiring the best people is more critical than ever. In a tight job market, employers are able to be very selective about who they hire. However, the cost of finding, interviewing, engaging and training new employees is high. With so

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Social Media: So, What Is It for People in Transition?

There’s no newspaper or magazine nowadays that does not devote some space to the fast-developing new phenomenon called social media. My explanation for this is very simple: Let’s say you invite some people for a social gathering to take place

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Why should I join Google+ and how will it help my job search?

Hello everyone – I am Adrienne Roman, and I am one of the Social Media moderators for The Breakfast Club NJ. I am thrilled to announce that The Breakfast Club NJ can now be found on Google+! In addition to

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The Trauma of Unemployment

The emotional stress associated with unemployment is understood only by those who are unemployed. Often, even people closely associated with the unemployed such as spouses or other family members don’t fathom the emotional pressure and pain that settles in on

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Conventional or Behavior-Based Interviewing?

A job interview has been scheduled for you, but do you know what types of questions you’ll have to answer? This is the dilemma most candidates face. Don’t panic. You can prepare for various types of questions, and I’ll give

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