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Free Career Coaching in Montclair

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
By Appointment Only
United Way of Northern New Jersey
60 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ

United Way wants to help you advance your career!

United Way of Northern New Jersey's free career coaching program provides professionals with an opportunity to learn techniques for success in the workplace and shares local resources for job training.

Meet Our Volunteer Career Coaches

Joanne Bowman is a human resources professional with corporate and higher education experience. She is an expert facilitator and trainer who coaches candidates on professional and personal development. She has also written an eBook titled, “Transition with Grace: A Job Search Guide.”   

Bob Cate is a publishing professional with a background in sales, marketing, and customer service.  He has managed, trained, interviewed, hired, and coached dozens of individuals during his tenure at publishers such as Oxford Press, Dover Publications, and Greenwood Publishing.  He currently provides some small business consulting for local nonprofits and is very adept at career development including job searching strategies.

Matthew Frankel is a communications professional with experience working as a press secretary on Capitol Hill and leading corporate communication departments for large media companies.

Laurie Kessler is a marketing, media, and entertainment professional. She is highly adept at assessing how candidates present themselves on paper and in person and can offer tips on how to put your best foot forward during a job search.

Kate Potters co-founded the Glenmont Group, an executive search firm, in 2001. She is responsible for leading the firm’s senior-level professional management searches for Marketing, Business Development, Human Resources, Professional Development, Finance, and Firm Administration positions. 

Present Your Best Self on the Job Market

You can meet with our coaches for:

  • An in-depth career skills assessment
  • Tools to brand yourself
  • Help updating your resume and cover letter
  • Career networking tips
  • Techniques to ace your next interview
  • Strategies for resume distribution
  • counseling on alternative career paths
  • Advice on dressing for success
  • Help setting and achieving short- and long-term career goals

Schedule an Appointment Today!

Our volunteer coaches are available on select dates every month (except August) by appointment only. Coaching is by appointment only. .

All appointments are held at United Way of Northern New Jersey’s office located at  60 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ.

To make an appointment, email Durelle McPherson or call 973.993.1160, x210.

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