What’s the secret sauce to landing the position you want? Find out by joining this session and learn about interviewing tips, resume mistakes and non-verbal distractions. With more than 30 years of experience in human resources, presenter and Montclair State alumnus Jim Thomas '70 will share what hiring managers are looking for in a candidate and give you the tools to improve your chance of being selected for an interview and ultimately gain the job you want.

Event Details
Date: Tuesday, February 11
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Where: Zoom 
Cost: Complimentary


If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 973-655-4141 or alumni@montclair.edu.

Presenters Biographical Information:

James “Jim” Thomas is an accomplished business executive and his career as a strategic and innovative HR executive has supported the growth and success of notable companies and organizations across diverse industries. An alumnus of Montclair State, he has experience as a presenter, guest panelist, and keynote speaker on numerous human resources, career coaching, and job transition topics.

He is the founder and president of J. E. Thomas & Associates, a personal career coaching and HR consulting firm. His key focus is devoted to providing individual career coaching to professionals in transition. His transition road map "secret sauce" methodology has had a positive impact on the careers of many professionals.

Prior to starting his firm, Jim was the EVP, human resources & administration for webMethods, Inc., a publicly traded software company. With over 25 years of relevant HR experience, Jim has held HR management and senior HR executive level positions at Ford Motor Company, Lockheed Martin, American Red Cross-National Headquarters, LCI International, Scientech, and 2nd Century Communications.

Jim is a proud two-time graduate of Montclair State, holding both BA and MA degrees.