Course Materials

Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey offers a series of job search workshops. Prospective members are strongly encouraged to participate in the 2.5 day ACT program and are required to do so for eligibility to participate in the Advance Training workshops. It offers some benefits typically associated with employer outplacement services which will assist you in your job search.

Please Note: The cut-off date to register for ACT training is the 25th of the prior month. For example, if you wanted to attend ACT training in July you would need to register by June 25th.

We look forward to seeing you and making your search a successful one!

HOURS:         Monday                                  1:30pm – 4:30pm

                    Tuesday & Wednesday         9:15am – 4:45pm

Arrive/Login 15 Minutes early for each module to sign in as classes begin promptly.


  • Course Material (e-mailed prior to course)
  • Additional Reference Materials (e-mailed after course to attendees) 

We are not able to provide any handouts of the presentation materials.


  • Pad
  • Pen/Pencil
  • Printed Course Material (Optional)
  • Laptop/Tablet (Optional)

 Download all course materials to your system.


  • 5 Minute Refresher break(s)
  • 50 Minute Lunch Break (Tuesday/Wednesday)


Day Module Course Materials (pdf format)
Monday Afternoon 1:30pm – 4:30pm MOD 1 Introduction to:
  • Employment Orientation & Self Assessment
  • Phases of  Job Loss Financial Considerations
  • Goals that drive business
  • Accomplishment Stories (C.A.R.s)
Tuesday Morning 9:30am – 12:30pm MOD 2 Development of:
  • Communication
  • Employment Search Tools
  • Your personal C.A.R.s
  • 30-90 Second Capsule
  • Resumes / Cover Letters / TBAR
Tuesday Afternoon 1:30pm – 4:30pm MOD 3 Explanation / How to:
  • Network
  • Target Companies
  • What Market Document are
  • Organize your campaign/Work-space
Wednesday Morning 9:30am -12:30pm MOD 4 Review on:
  • Interviewing
  • Interview Preparation
  • Addressing the different Types of Interviews
  • Thank you and follow up methods
  • Offers / Negotiation
Wednesday Afternoon 1:30pm-4:30pm MOD 5 Course Capstone:
  • Social Media in job search
  • Mod 1-5 Summary

The mission of the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey Training Committee is to better prepare people in career transition by providing tools and information to help focus and accelerate their job search. All of our Trainers are volunteer professionals in career transition, just like the ACT class participants. The recommendations/suggestions Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey provides are based upon the current state of the marketplace and with consultation of professional career counselors. You should consider the perspectives and information offered, take what you like and apply what suits your current job search.

Course Length/Method of Delivery

  • Length:  2.5 Days
  • Delivery Method: Virtual unless otherwise specified
  • Dates are available using Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey calendar

Course Dates

View the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey Calendar  to identify the next scheduled session.

To Register 

To sign-up for A.C.T. or Advanced Classes, use the Training Page Navigation Menu link.

Additional Info

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Training Registrar.