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Job Hunting Tips
If you are looking for a job, says Diana Krajewski
of Technoforce LLC, the first thing to do is attend professional
meetings in the area of your expertise (U.S. 1, July 12, 2000). If you
want to work for a startup, go to a venture association meeting, like
the Venture Association of New Jersey or the New Jersey
Entrepreneurial Association. Or target meetings of the New Jersey
Technology Council, or any showcases that highlight the incubator
Everyone at a networking meeting usually gets the chance to introduce
themselves, however briefly, and if you are hunting for a job, you
can say so. Other tips to jobseekers:
information is included in any handouts. Venture groups issue a
list of registrants, by number, and a booklet of the sponsors.
people introduce themselves, they refer to their number. You can
the information and get back to them at a later date," she says.
are looking for. Compare where your skills match up. What do you have
that could differentiate you? Where do you need to improve your
to showcase competencies that companies are looking for.
because employer referral programs are one of the most popular
understand what your personal values are and how they mesh with those
of the corporation. "In everything you need to include integrity
and social responsibility," says Krajewski.
Hunterdon Chapter , 84 Park Avenue, c/o Spina Bifida Association,
Flemington 08822. 908-782-7475; fax, 908-782-6102.
Prospect Avenue, Princeton 08540. Mary Giordmaine, president ’00.
609-921-7458; fax, 609-258-2158.
Princeton chapter, meetings 2nd Tuesday of month, 7:30-9:00 pm at
Stark & Stark, Lenox Drive.
Chapter , c/o Sandra Carson, Box 400, Princeton 08543. Mary Jo
Donovan, president, 2001. 732-274-5342; fax, 732-274-5495. E-mail:
Encouragement and an educational forum for women in, or considering
careers in, science and technology.
Federation , 3131 Princeton Pike, Building 2A, Lawrenceville
08648. Linda Cohen, director. 609-219-0555; fax, 609-219-9040. E-mail:
Plainsboro 08536. Tammie Williams and Marj Stivers, co directors.
908-281-9234; fax, 609-799-1874. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Www.cjwn.org. Networking events and programs for women in
business, member of the National Association for Female Executives,
meetings at Holiday Inn in Princeton and Cherry Hill.
Little Falls 07424. Marguerite Schaffer, president 2000 & 2001.
973-812-7272; fax, 973-812-0124. Monthly forum for senior level
executive members for sharing
information and business experiences, biennial dinner for graduate
Jersey , Box 8093, Bridgewater 08807. Ann Estes, chapter
president. 732-828-4653; fax, 732-549-2513.
Women , 59 Cypress Drive, East Windsor 08520. Marcia Duhart,
president. 609-426-4490; fax, 609-426-4772. Dinner meetings on second
Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m., at Coach and Four, $17.50 includes meal,
networking and program.
Street, Red Bank 07701. Gerri Hopkins, Executive Director.
732-842-5070; fax, 732-219-1938. E-mail: email@example.com.
Www.icrewnj.org. For full-time professionals in commercial
real estate and related
fields. Monthly meetings usually on Thursday.
Boulevard, c/o Maloy Insurance, Princeton 08540. Diane M. DiDonato,
president. 609-924-4226; fax, 609-924-5086. E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Home page:
www.community.nj.com/cc/iwmc. Open to women and men, meetings at
the Hamilton Elks Lodge on first
Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., September to June, $20.
Road, Trenton 08638. Beth Franz, president. 609-771-0525; fax,
609-406-9255. Www.jlgp. Educational and charitable
women’s organization committed to
voluntarism, developing potential, improving communities through
effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Islands , 26 Nichol Avenue, 213 Davison Hall, New Brunswick 08901.
Margaret Varma, director. 732-932-6521; fax, 732-932-6522.
North Oak Boulevard, New Brunswick 08902. 732-846-5220; fax,
732-297-5448. Meetings on third Tuesdays at McAteers, 732-257-6017.
225 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook 08805. Donna Myers, president.
732-560-9607; fax, 732-560-9687. E-mail:
Mercer chapter , Box 5443, Trenton 08638. Arlene Schragger,
president. 609-924-7975; fax, 609-771-4390.
Middlesex chapter , 8 Outlook Lane, Freehold 07728. Hilary
Binder-Klein, president. 732-308-3442; fax.
E-mail: email@example.com. Home page:
www.njawbo.org/middlesex. Second Mondays at 6 p.m. at the
Hotel and Towers, call Carol Wright, 732-238-8408.
8267, Princeton 08543. Maria (Charo) Juega, co-president.
732-843-7484; fax, 732-519-4225. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Meetings
generally on third Mondays, 6 p.m., at Tre Piani, $25.
Place, Princeton 08540. Diane Essex, president. 609-497-2100; fax.
E-mail: email@example.com. Home page:
www.wycaprinceton.org. Meetings on second Fridays at 11:45 a.m. at
the Princeton YWCA.
Box 5218, Princeton 08543. 609-683-1023; fax. E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Bimonthly meetings.
Boulevard, Apt. 123, Mercerville 08619. Lorraine Rose, president.
609-586-8187; fax, 908-281-7745. E-mail: MotherCute4@home.com.
Professional and business women working worldwide to promote causes
that benefit women, children, and society.
North 20th Street, Kenilworth 07033. Rose Marie Weaver, president.
908-653-1199; fax. E-mail: email@example.com.
55482, Trenton 08638. Judy Feldman.
609-895-5775; fax, 609-896-5366. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Education
and support for female fundraising professionals, annual
Avenue, Somerset 08873. Philip Levine, vice president.
732-560-9560; fax, 732-560-8850. E-mail: email@example.com.
Www.adr.org. Nonprofit dispute resolution group with 500
attorneys, firms, and
individuals, providing case management, education and training, and
State Street, Trenton 08608. Joseph A. Simonetta CAE, executive
director. 609-393-5690; fax, 609-393-9891. Home page:
www.aianj.org. New Jersey chapter of the AIA, Robin L. Murray AIA,
(APICS) , Box 1151, Langhorne 19047. Gerry Najarian, president.
609-921-2177; fax, 609-683-9633. For those in manufacturing,
accounting, and MIS, meetings on third
Wednesdays at 6 p.m., Freehold Gardens or Ramada Inn at exit 8A.
Lawrenceville 08648. Ed Shecter, chairperson, education
committee. 609-771-0029; fax, 609-771-0084. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jersey Chapter , 793 Park Avenue, Middletown 07748. Cleo Bartos,
administrator. 732-706-5040; fax, 732-706-5049.
(ARMA International Central New Jersey-Princeton Chapter) , Box
3139, Princeton 08540. Kathleen McCann, president ’00-02.
609-984-3235; fax, 609-777-0934. E-mail: email@example.com.
Professional organization for records and information managers,
meetings on second Tuesdays at Charlie Brown’s or company locations,
Avenue, Suite 305, West Trenton 08628. Lynn Lobas, executive
director. 609-882-3223; fax, 609-882-3733. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Box 278, Pennington 08534. Carolyn Anderson, president
2001. 609-737-0426; fax, 609-737-8719. Networking group for human
resources professionals in greater Eastern Pennsylvania and Central
New Jersey areas, second Mondays, often at Hyatt.
Jersey (Princeton) , 1041 Harding Street, Westfield 07090. Paul
Gondek PhD CMC, president 1999-2000. 732-972-0549; fax, 609-987-8055.
Www.s-wa.com/imcprin.html. Dinner meetings on third
Mondays of odd-numbered months, breakfast
meetings in even-numbered months, quality assurance program includes
adherence to ethical standards and professional competence, CMC
designation after examination and interview.
Box 69, Riverton 08077. JoAnn McKay, administrator. 856-303-0190; fax,
856-303-1899. Affiliate of the 6,000-member National Association of
to the development and recognition of professionalism in real estate
management, with national office in Chicago.
Professionals , 100 Lenox Drive, c/o Lenox Inc., Lawrenceville
08648. 609-219-6767; fax, 609-890-5617. Www.psi.org.
Meetings at Giovi’s, second Thursdays at 6:15 p.m., September to June,
formerly Professional Secretaries International.
Professionals , 48 Voscek Court, Lawrenceville 08648. Nancy
Tannenbaum, president 00-02. 609-588-4951; fax, 609-586-8608.
Www.psi.org. Meetings on second Thursdays at 6 p.m. at
Mastoris Diner in
Bordentown, September through June, $20.
Delta Dental Plan, 1639 Route 10, Parsippany 07054. Bruce D.
Silverman. 973-285-4034; fax, 973-285-4141. E-mail:
managers and professionals involved in raising customer service
performance levels, Garden State Chapter — 800-360-ICSA.
Outcomes Research , 20 Nassau Street, Suite 307, Princeton 08542.
Marilyn Dix Smith PhD, executive director. 609-252-1305; fax,
609-252-1306. E-mail: email@example.com. Home page:
www.ispor.org. Nonprofit with members from 29 countries, organized
to act as a
scientific leader, including researchers, pharmacists, physicians, and
Princeton 08540. Richard M. Miller, president and general
counsel. 609-921-3322; fax, 609-921-0459. E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Association of executive level decision
makers dedicated to furthering
the globalization of central New Jersey business — not for profit.
Princeton 08540. Robert B. Fleming, past president. 609-924-6253; fax,
E-mail: email@example.com. Home page:
Washington Road, c/o Princeton University Library, Princeton 08544.
John Sikorski, co-chairperson. 609-258-3318; fax, 609-258-4105.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Partnership between postal service and
business mailers, meetings usually third Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at
Properties , 67 Campus Drive, Raritan Center, Edison 08837.
Michael G. McGuinness, executive director. 732-417-9010; fax,
732-225-4877. E-mail: email@example.com. Home page:
www.njnaiop.org. Association of owners, managers, financiers,
planners, developers, and designers of industrial and office property.
(NAPM)-Central Jersey Inc. , 301 North Harrison Street, Suite 420,
Princeton 08540. Diane M. Glaser, contact person. 609-252-5601; fax,
609-252-6108. Meetings on third Wednesdays at Giovi’s Restaurant,
Yardville, at 6 p.m.
Street, Princeton 08540. Stephen Balch, president. 609-683-7878;
Headquarters of academic organization defending academic standards and
intellectual integrity in higher education, with 42 affiliates and
4000 members nationwide.
Jersey Chapter , 130 West State Street, Trenton 08608. 609-989-8777;
fax, 609-393-0781. Www.nfibonline.com. Small business
advocacy group, with 11,000 members in the state and
more than 600,000 nationwide.
Box 4199, Trenton 08610. Judy Paul, association manager. 609-585-6871;
Meetings on first Thursdays at noon at the
Street, Box 222, Princeton 08540. Ann Lee Morgan, president.
609-497-9228; fax. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Interdisciplinary
association of scholars and writers with interest groups on poetry,
history, editing, and translation, art history, and
biography, with frequent work-in-progress sessions
Richard Serfass, executive director. 609-777-0940; fax, 609-777-2798.
educational organization, administrators of the Governor’s Award for
Bricktown 08724. William Belasco, secretary. 609-317-9600. Shippers,
carriers, and others in the transportation industry who promote the
welfare of Raritan Bay and River industrial area
Trenton 08618. Rose Moore, secretary. 609-695-1011; fax, 609-695-6654.
Meetings third Tuesdays at Larry Peroni’s at 6 p.m., $25, for people
in the transportation industry, primarily truckers.
Realtors , Continental Business Center, Building A, Bridgeport
19405. George Gati, vice president. 609-419-9100; fax, 610-239-7472.
E-mail: email@example.com. Home page:
Parkway, c/o Raven Greenberg & Marks, Roseland 07068. 973-226-1500;
fax, 973-226-6888. Home page:
www.njtma.org. Corporate renewal and turnaround management for
troubled and underperforming companies, for managers, lawyers,
accountants, bankers, investors, others involved in reorganization.
Avenue, Springfield 07081. Joan K. Faber, board chairman.
973-376-6104; fax, 973-258-9158. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer
group with members in all sectors of international trade,
import and export, and related services; second Wednesdays at
noon at the Manor in West Orange.
55783, Trenton 08638. Lisa Snyder. 609-538-1943; fax, 609-538-0169.
Plaza, 197 Route 18 South, East Brunswick 08816. James J.
McKeever, executive director. 973-770-8110. Nonprofit providing CPA
and other financial expertise to other nonprofits and to individuals
Emmons Drive, Suite F-50, Princeton 08540. William M. Schwab,
executive director. 609-452-8000; fax, 609-452-0474. E-mail:
organization serving 5,500 financial managers in the construction
c/o Paragon Federal Credit Union, Box 7923, Princeton 08543. Michele
Featherstone, president, New Jersey chapter ’99-00. 201-358-6666; fax,
201-358-0254. Extension 300 or 326.
13 Roszel Road, c/o John Buck Kerlin, LUTCF, Princeton 08540.
609-951-9288; fax, 609-951-9288. E-mail: JohnBuckKerlin@cs.com.
Meetings at Trenton Country Club on third Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m.
Chapter , 90 Woodbridge Center Drive, Suite 110, Woodbridge 07095.
732-602-0100; fax, 732-602-0108. Second Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at
Chapter , c/o Sarnoff Corporation, CN 5300, Princeton 08543.
609-734-3093; fax, 609-734-2699. E-mail: email@example.com.
Management accountants and financial managers, meetings third
Wednesday of each month at Good Time Charleys.
Box 3162, Princeton 08540. 609-896-9500; fax,
609-895-1936. Meetings on third Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at Good Time
Charley’s, August to May, extension 2310.
Road, Suite 303, Ewing 08628. 609-882-4400; fax, 609-538-1849.
Www.icnj.org. Education and communication with media,
consumers & public officials
regarding the state’s property & casualty insurers.
Morris Avenue, Springfield 07081. E. Robert Levy, executive
director & counsel. 973-379-7447; fax, 973-379-5152. Promotion of the
expansion of mortgage banking business in New Jersey and sound and
ethical business practices among members.
Plainsboro Road, Suite 1165, Plainsboro 08536. Linda I.
Fisher-Avatar, executive vice president. 609-799-3799; fax,
609-799-3988. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Home page:
Street, Princeton 08540. Alfred H. Griffith, president.
609-924-5550; fax, 609-924-0165. Trade association, 80 commercial
425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland 07068. Ralph Albert Thomas, CPA,
executive director. 973-226-4494; fax, 973-226-7425. E-mail:
ASPA) , Box 1866, Trenton 08607. John Geniesse, president
2000-’01. 609-292-4310; fax, 609-737-2464. E-mail:
Non-partisan organization dedicated to achieving excellence in public
management at all levels of government.
Street, Trenton 08608. Beverly J. Lynch, executive director.
609-392-4319; fax, 609-392-6347. More than 800 members, dedicated to
promoting effective management of public
services through education, training, networking, and communication
with state government.
Brook Drive, North Brunswick 08902. Dianne Johnston, executive
director. 732-940-1803; fax, 732-940-1804. E-mail: DJnjaci@aol.com.
Education in concrete technology and promotion of the use of concrete.
Greater Trenton Section , 105 Carnegie Center, c/o Fahrenfeld at
Syska & Hennessy, Suite 101, Princeton 08540. George Roetenberg,
chairman. 609-520-1616; fax, 609-520-0980.
Street, c/o Alatsas Engineering, Trenton 08618. James G. Alatsas.
609-392-0616; fax, 609-392-1004.
Chapter , Box 2987, Princeton 08543. Walter Broner, president
1999-’00. 609-452-8888; fax, 609-452-8332. E-mail:
email@example.com. Construction industry dinner/meeting on third
Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m., Novotel Hotel (except summer)
Langhorne 19047. Vincent Wagner, executive secretary.
215-968-6309; fax, 609-890-5111. Meetings second Thursdays at 7 p.m.
at various area restaurants,
October through May, open to all in the engineering field.
08638. George Erk, newsletter editor. 609-877-2315; fax, 609-877-2315.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. ISA, the International Society for
Measurement and Control, updates on
process monitoring, analysis, and control, meetings on last Thursdays,
6 p.m., at Raytheon Engineers & Constructors
Road East, Princeton 08540. Donald G. White, executive director.
609-452-7700; fax, 609-987-8523. E-mail: email@example.com. Home page:
www.mpif.org. Promotion of world-wide powder/metallurgy industries
statistics, standards, marketing, technology, research, publications,
meetings, and education.
West State Street, Trenton 08608. Joseph A. Simonetta, executive
director. 609-393-0099; fax, 609-393-9891. Home page:
www.njspe.org. Promotion and protection of profession of
engineering as social and
economic influence vital to affairs of men and nations.
310 West State Street, Trenton 08618. Nicholas Wunner, president.
609-393-1166; fax, 609-394-0637. Statewide group of 1000+ members in
Chapter , 506 Carnegie Center, c/o Parsons Brinckerhoff, Princeton
08540. Steven M. Arbiz PE. 609-734-7014; fax, 609-734-6900. E-mail:
Raritan Center Plaza II, Edison 08837. Richard L. Forman,
executive director. 732-738-9454; fax, 732-738-8722. E-mail:
association for the heavy, highway, and utility industries.
Fieldcrest Avenue, Raritan Plaza II, Edison 08837. Jack Kocsis,
executive director. 732-225-2265; fax, 732-225-3105. Largest general
building contractor/construction management
organization in the state.
Road, Suite 210, Piscataway 08854. Bev Clader, executive officer.
732-968-4744; fax, 732-968-8968. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. builders
and suppliers, meetings on second Mondays, Wayne Karnell,
Suite 2, Bordentown 08505. 609-324-1140; fax, 609-324-1138.
Avenue, Suite 101, West Trenton 08628. William Layton, executive
director. 609-771-0099; fax, 609-771-1729.
Center Plaza II, Fieldcrest Avenue, Edison 08837. Richard Foreman,
executive director. 732-738-5664; fax, 732-738-8722. E-mail:
Drive, Suite 530, Robbinsville 08691. Patrick J. O’Keefe, chief
executive officer. 609-587-5577; fax, 609-587-0044.
Www.NJBA.org. Nonprofit representing builders of New Jersey
and those affiliated with the building industry.
Florida Avenue, Patterson 07503. Steve Scaturro. 800-773-3201.
Advancement of the coatings industry.
State Street, Suite 310, Trenton 08608. Bill Brooks, director.
609-392-5600; fax, 609-392-7092. Home page:
www.regional-alliance.org. Professional development and technical
assistance, facilitating links between contractors and work
Southern New Jersey , Box 307, Dayton 08810. Leo Nemeth,
executive director. 732-329-0330; fax, 732-329-9018. E-mail:
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