Accelerated Career Training

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, all meetings, classes, and interactive workshops are delivered virtually. Face-to-face meetings, classes, and interactive workshops will resume when PSGCNJ returns to the church.


This program offers five modules each exploring the process of career transition. It begins with a personal career journey and continues through activities that will enhance the job search.  The modules are:

  • Beginning Your Job Search
  • Communication – C.A.R. Stories – Resumes
  • Networking
  • Interviewing and Negotiation
  • Social Media for the Job Search

Benefits to Job Seekers

Accelerated Career Training (ACT) is for all job seekers, especially those in career transition, changing careers or seeking job search tools and strategies.

  • Identify career paths and target appropriate jobs and companies
  • Learn current trends to influence your job search
  • Develop job search tools
  • Identify and communicate your unique “story” and value
  • Maximize your job search
  • Develop a plan and work the plan

What to Expect

  • Pre-requisite: Must first sign up to join Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey.
  • Course Materials:  Course materials are distributed electronically after confirmation of registration.
  • Homework: Specific modules have homework requirements.  Participants will present and review assignments the next day.
  • Supplemental Resources: This program includes web links, templates, and additional reference sources

Course Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, job seekers will:

  • Understand and communicate strengths
  • Develop resumes and other communication documents
  • Communicate effectively throughout the job search process
  • Develop your relationships via professional networking
  • Interview and negotiate compensation
  • Use social media for your job search

Course Length/Method of Delivery

  • Length:  2.5 days
  • Delivery Method: Virtual unless otherwise specified

Course Dates

Usually the first Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of the month. View the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey Calendar to identify the next scheduled session.

Attendance Policy

All five ACT modules must be completed.  If unable to attend one or more modules, please notify the Training Registrar. (You can take individual modules if conflicts with your schedule and make up missed modules the following month.)

To Register 

To sign-up for ACT, use the Training Page Navigation Menu link.