Monthly Archives: June 2010

Why Your Resume is in the Bottom of the Pile

By: The Resume Chick Don’t beat yourself up or submit to disappointment if you lack experiences or skills. Lighten up. It’s not about quantity, it’s all about quality. As long as you can meet the basic requirements of the job, … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for a Phone Interview

By Alison Green Alison writes the popular Ask a Manager blog. This post is reprinted with her permission. I’m always amazed by how often I can tell that a candidate hasn’t really prepared for a phone interview. Laziness aside, preparing … Continue reading

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Great NJ LinkedIn Groups to Join

Did you know that LinkedIn groups has a job posting section as well as discussion areas to pose questions or learn about upcoming events/seminars? Joining groups on LinkedIn is also a great way to expand your network and connect with … Continue reading

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Free Social Event – June 24th

Join us Thursday, June 24th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Dublin Square Pub in Bordentown, NJ for great times, great drinks and great friends. You don’t have to be unemployed to attend. All are welcome. The more the merrier! If … Continue reading

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5 Things You Can Do to Get Promoted

By: The Resume Chick Everyone wants to get promoted, or most of us do. But in a workplace with a competitive environment; you have to do something noticeable first if you want to advance. You can’t just sit there doing … Continue reading

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What Next?

I’ve been utilizing social media as a means to secure full time employment. A good friend of mine from Twitter forwarded me an email a few months ago. PARADE magazine was looking for 5 individuals from across the country to … Continue reading

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How It All Began

Why an NJ Unemployed group? Late February 2010, I was laid off from my job due to downsizing. I immediately sent a tweet out on Twitter asking who else is unemployed in NJ. The response was astounding! I had to … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to the NJ Unemployed website! I hope you will find this site informative, motivational and fun. The NJ Unemployed group is open to anyone, not just the unemployed. Please spread the word. We are always seeking new venues to … Continue reading

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