Adam Personnel in NYC Offers Free Career Workshop

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Adam Personnel and Adam Temporary Services will conduct an Employment Counseling Workshop on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at the Grace Institute in Manhattan. The free workshop for candidates looking for a job or looking to change jobs will include presentations by experienced professionals on interview tips, interview attire, setting and achieving goals, and legal issues facing immigrants.

Adam Personnel, Inc. and Adam Temporary Services, Inc., the Manhattan staffing firm and employment agency, will conduct its inaugural Employment Counseling Workshop on Wednesday, September 26, 2007. The free Workshop for candidates looking for a job or looking to change jobs, will be held at the Grace Institute at 1233 Second Ave in Manhattan. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.; the two-hour panel discussion gets underway promptly at 6:00 p.m.; at 8:00 p.m. valuable free gifts will be awarded by raffle to lucky participants.

The Workshop will include presentations by Adam President Catherine Palmiere on interview tips, Dress for Success volunteer Ellen Egerter on interview attire, Certified Professional Coach Bernie Siegel, CPA on setting and achieving goals, and immigration attorney Zjantelle Cammisa Markel, Esq. on issues facing candidates needing sponsorship or employment status changes.

As reported in Crain's New York Business, Catherine Palmiere has recently stepped up from V.P. to President and CEO of Adam Personnel and Adam Temporary Services, increasing Adam's already broad range of services with new initiatives such as the Employment Counseling Workshop. An instructor at New York's prestigious Grace Institute, where she teaches a course in career preparation, Ms. Palmiere has also written an article on "A Cure for the Interviewing Blues" which appeared in the NY Metro newspaper. A member of the Society of Human Resource Management and the National Association of Female Executives, Ms. Palmiere holds a B.S. and M.B.A from Manhattan College and is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC), a Certified Temporary Staffing Specialist (CTS) and a Certified Search Specialist (CSS).

Ellen Egerter, currently volunteers at the NYC Career Center of Dress for Success.

Bernie Siegel, CPA is a successful business executive who now coaches others in their careers. Breaking into the financial services industry at KPMG, Mr. Siegel went on to serve as CFO of TD Waterhouse Inc., then CFO and COO of Discount Brokerage Corp of America. A founding member of online bank Wit Capital Group, he also served as CEO of an international venture capital firm. A graduate of the Institute for Professional Empowerment Coaching, Mr. Siegel works today as a certified career/life and business coach and is President of the NYC chapter of the International Coach Federation. A popular speaker, panelist, and TV personality, Mr. Siegel has presented financial and career coaching workshops in many NYC venues.

A native of Australia, Zjantelle Cammisa Markel, Esq. is admitted to the bar in both Australia and New York, and additionally has practiced in London and Rome. Ms. Cammisa holds Baccalaureates from Flinders University of South Australia in both Italian and Law, and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University in Canberra. An internationalist who speaks Italian and French, Ms. Cammisa specializes in immigration and nationality law, representing clients in many fields, including finance, hospitality, advertising, entertainment and sports. Her professional memberships include the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York County Lawyers Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Adam Personnel is a full service employment agency and staffing firm headquartered in Manhattan. Adam offers both permanent and temporary placement for everything from senior level positions to the classic support roles. The firm serves a broad range of business and professional employers -- from accounting to fashion to IT to sports -- and maintains a deep network of talented applicants. Employers and applicants alike have been relying on Adam for wide-ranging experience, comprehensive service, and concerned support for more than a quarter of a century.

EEO Disclaimer. Adam Personnel, Inc./Adam Temporary Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employment agency and staffing firm, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, gender, religion, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, handicap or disability.

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