Friday, September 16, 2016

Suffolk County One-Stop October 2016 Job Fairs

Looking for work? Want to explore opportunities? The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting 2 Job Fairs in October. Meet HR recruiters & receive employment information from organizations representing various industries. Bring your resume and dress for success! If you are in need of proper interviewing attire, please contact Career Couture at (631) 853-6769.

*Tuesday, October 18th 10-1 pm
Riverhead Free Library
For more information please call (631)727-3228.

*Friday, October 21st 10-1 pm
Islip Public Library
For more information please call (631) 581-5933. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

UPS to Hire 95,000 Workers for the Holidays

UPS announced today that it expects to hire about 95,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated increase in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January 2017.  While the positions are seasonal, UPS officials say that they could lead to permanent opportunities.  Interested job seekers can easily apply for holiday season opportunities by visiting  Applicants must apply online.

Friday, September 9, 2016

October Career Programs @ HPL

Resume & Cover Letters (HMA612)
Monday, October 3rd 6-8 PM
Main Meeting Room
Registration Required; Open to All
Attention job seekers! Not happy with your current resume? Wondering how to address your resume content and write an impressive cover letter? Join representatives from the Long Island Cares Career & Personal Development Program as they seek to address these questions and more. They will help assist you with format, style and writing a resume that best reflects your strengths and talents. This program will also include cover letter techniques that emphasize your fit for the job.

Interview Skills & Communication (HMA644)
Monday, October 17th 6-8 PM
Main Meeting Room
Registration Required; Open to All
Congratulations, you've written a resume that has caught the attention of a prospective employer and now they want to interview you. Whether you are fresh out-of-school or a seasoned professional, an interview is bound to produce some anxiety because it is an opportunity to clinch a job with the potential for success and financial rewards. This workshop helps you prepare for that interview so you can make a great first impression. Topics include possible interview questions, things to avoid, why candidates are rejected and appropriate attire.

Third Annual Veteran Career Fair & Employment Expo

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone presents the third annual Veteran Career Fair & Employment Expo on  Friday, October 14th from 10-2 pm at Suffolk County Community College. Veterans only from 10-12 pm & open to the general public from 12-2 pm.  Over 100 companies will be participating.

Job Fair in Recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month

In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting a Job Fair on Friday, October 7th from 10-1 PM.  All are welcome. No registration required. Bring copies of your resume & dress to impress!  If you are in need of proper interview attire, please contact Career Couture at (631) 853-6769. For any questions regarding the Job fair please call (631) 853-6600.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

SCCC Entrepreneurial Training Course

Suffolk County Community College Entrepreneurial Assistance Center will conduct the Fall 2016 60-Hour Entrepreneurial Training Program September 26, 2016 to December 14, 2016. Classes will meet Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6pm - 9pm. The training program will assist in the development of a business strategy by teaching the basic business model of marketing, management, finance, taxes, and law. The goal is the creation of a business plan to start and/or grow a business. Seating is limited! If you would like to attend call EAP at 631-851-6214 or email:, to set up an appointment to complete the registration.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Job Seeker's Club

Need a helping hand in your job search?  Join Career Couch Bob Simmons at the Sachem Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 22nd at 6:30 PM as he discusses proven job-hunting techniques at Sachem's monthly job seekers club.  The topic will be "Four Resume Tricks that Hiring Managers Notice". The series will also provide a forum for job seekers of all ages to share their experiences, sharpen their skills & network with others. For more information and to register please call (631) 588-5024.

Monday, August 22, 2016

How to Write a College Essay September 24th

How to Write a College Essay (HMT342)
Sat. Sep. 24th 3-4 PM
High School Junior & Seniors (Parents Welcome)
Youth Program Room
Need help writing your college essay?  Learn the do's and don'ts at this helpful seminar.  Gain knowledge with techniques for brainstorming, overcoming writer's block, and understanding what college admissions officials are looking for. Registration Required. HPL Cardholders Only. Registration begins Monday, Sept. 12th at 10 AM.

Saving for College September 24th

Saving for College (HMA839)

Sat. Sep. 24th 10-12 PM
Main Meeting Room
According to the College Board, the average cost for tuition and fees at four-year public institutions has increased nearly 51% over the last 10 years, after adjusting for inflation, and these costs will almost certainly continue to rise. Be financially prepared when your children are ready for college. Learn a few easy steps that can make saving for college less stressful. Registration required. Open to all.  Registration begins, Thursday, September 1st at 9 am.

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