John Fugazzie

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John R. Fugazzie is the Founder and President of Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA Inc., a free, volunteer-led job search support and networking group targeted to adults who are actively looking for work. So far 360 people have returned to work thanks to the group. Both John and the 1200+ member group have received local, state, and national attention from media outlets such as MSNBC, CBS, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and New York Times for their efforts and accomplishments. John is earnest, hard-working, and a dynamic thinker whose vision guides his passion to help others and make the world a better place. He has the keen ability to uncover opportunities, make strong network connections, and encourage others to do the same. He’s a job search leader, jobs advocate, motivational speaker, marketing expert, mentor and Networkpreneur..John has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Montclair State University and his MBA from Rutgers University Newark – Graduate School of Business Administration. Follow him on Twitter @JohnRFugazzie

Where Boomers and Millennials Work Together To Get Jobs

Where Boomers and Millennials Work Together To Get Jobs

Journey from Trader Joe's to digital media marketer

Neighbors-helping-Neighbors is not just for old people. Here's the story of a 2009 college grad who found his dream job by networking with other members. Read More »

'Many Thanks': How To Deal With Rejection During Your Job Search

'Many Thanks': How To Deal With Rejection During Your Job Search

Learn to let it slide off you

Even seasoned professionals are facing rejection in today's job market. Here's how one such worker handles this painful occurrence. Read More »

Jobs Added and Jobs Subtracted: The Current Jobs Economy New Math

Jobs Added and Jobs Subtracted: The Current Jobs Economy New Math

A view of the jobs numbers from a voice of the unemployed

The latest BLS Jobs report means nothing to the long-term unemployed for whom an increase makes barely a dent Read More »

The Role of Job Clubs in a Job Search

The Role of Job Clubs in a Job Search

Job clubs offer accountability and a chance to share leads

There are many shapes and sizes of job clubs. Learn their many different purposes and how to start one or find an existing club in your area. Read More »

Landed a New Job Working With Animals Thanks to Help From Neighbors

Landed a New Job Working With Animals Thanks to Help From Neighbors

How a healthcare specialist got her job at a veterinary hospital

Public relations specialist Peggy Schunk shares how she benefited from the peer support from Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA during her successful job search. Read More »

This Weak Unemployment News - Help Americans Work

This Weak Unemployment News - Help Americans Work

It's time to get people who want to work back to work

One long-term unemployed citizen reflects on a meeting he attended of CEOs and the Obama administration at the White House. Read More »

3 Years and Counting: How Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA Inc. Job Search Support and Networking Group Came To Be

3 Years and Counting: How Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA Inc. Job Search Support and Networking Group Came To Be

Leaning on and learning from others in the job market

The founder of Neighbors-helping-Neighbors USA tells how the job search support and networking group has grown. He is seeking new volunteers. Read More »

Long-Term Unemployed Meet With Labor Secretary Perez To Forge Solutions

Long-Term Unemployed Meet With Labor Secretary Perez To Forge Solutions

Extended unemployment benefits described as lifeline

John Fugazzie, founder of Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors, and other long-term unemployed professionals met with Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. Read More »

As Extended Unemployment Benefits Wane, Founder of Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors Issues Call to Action

As Extended Unemployment Benefits Wane, Founder of Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors Issues Call to Action

12 tips of Christmas for the jobseeker

With extended unemployment benefits coming to an end, the founder of a peer support group for the jobless issues a call to action. Read More »

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