LGBTQ+ OUTstanding Career Group
August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
LGBTQ+ OUTstanding Careers Group™ with chapter leader Paul Cecala, from 7-8:30 PM 1st & 3rd of the month.
Free Meeting on Zoom for Members & Nonmembers.
Paul Cecala is a GCDF Certified Career Coach.
Join us for LGBTQ+ career support on Zoom.
Paul Cecala, a Five O’Clock Club Certified Career Coach, has been coaching since 1999 and assisted over 3000 people in either changing careers or starting their professional lives. He has worked for several post-secondary career schools as Director of Career Services specializing in Biotech/pharmaceutical careers, Green Economy jobs, aviation, allied health, IT and general administrative professions. He has also worked as a program manager for lifelong learning and workforce development training at Fairleigh Dickinson University and County College of Morris. Additionally, he helped develop the job search training process for several NJ Department of Labor-sponsored job search groups.
As a student of the job search process, he finds particular interest in project planning a job search, networking, and securing offers from the interview. Paul has presented over 600 seminars on topics ranging from career pathing to interview follow-up for organizations including schools like Lincoln Technical Schools, Centenary College, Florida Institute of Technology, University of Connecticut, and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; networking and job search groups like the Professional Services Group and Princeton Job Seekers; and social clubs like Montclair Divorce Support Group and Out Professionals of NYC.
Paul has a BS in Psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology. Prior to career coaching, he had a long career in corporate aviation sales. His final position in this arena was Vice President of Aircraft Charter Sales for a nationwide industry leader.
Areas of Expertise:
Networking tips that get you to the Hiring Manager
Creating a Job Search Project Plan that garners results
Writing resumes focused on your career goals
Interviewing techniques that lead to job offers
Transitioning to sustainable and environmental-related careers
Featured Speaker Educational institutions (partial listing):
Florida Institute of Technology
More than 40 Jr. and Sr. High School
Lincoln Technical Institute Staff Training
County College of Morris
Featured Speaker Organizations (partial listing):
ChemPharma Networking Group, NJ
Jewish Family Services/Jewish Vocational Serv.
The Help Desk Institute, NJ Chapter
Westfield and 7 other Public Libraries
Professional Support Group of Central NJ
Gay Activist Alliance of Morris County
County of Morris One-Stop Career Center
OutProfessionals of NYC