Monday, June 28, 2010

United Way of Long Island's Youthbuild E3 Career Training Center Set to Open this Summer

United Way's E3 Career Training Center-the Center for Energy-Efficiency Education-is a 5,000 sq. ft. training center in Deer Park. It is set to open this summer. This high-tech facility is Long Island's first training center to prepare students for lifelong careers in a high-growth, high-demand green construction industry.

The Center is being outfitted with training stations where students practice and learn green building techniques, energy efficiency, weatherization, renewables, advanced framing, air sealing and advanced insulation techniques, as well as high-efficiency heating, cooling and ventilation systems. Students will also learn voice/data cabling and structured wiring, CAD (computer animated design), advanced home automation, and energy auditing.

Now Recruiting Class of 2010-11
If you are between the ages of 18-24 & ready for change join The United Way YouthBuild. Students will receive basic skills to obtain their GED Diploma; learn to construct homes using state-of-the-art green building techniques; and can explore other career opportunities as a Certified Nursing Assistant or teachers/child care assistant. For more information please call (631) 940-3715 or join us at an upcoming information session:

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 1:30 3:00 pm
United Way of Long Island
819 Grand Blvd., Deer Park

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Starting Your Own Business

Suffolk County Department of Labor's Career Quest will be presenting a program at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge.

Starting Your Own Business
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 9:30AM
Why not explore your dream of owning a small business? A representative from the New York State Small Business Development Center will discuss how to start your own business and become a small business owner. Plan to arrive early. Space is Limited. Must be pre-registered. Late arrivals not permitted. See a One-Stop counselor, or phone(631) 853-6600 to reserve your spot!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Career Readiness Training

Are you struggling to make ends meet? Are you widowed, divorced, separated, and unemployed, underemployed or receiving Public Assistance? You may be eligible for Career Readiness Training. Training will take place from Thursday, July 8th to Thursday, July 29th at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center. Prepare today to enter the workforce of tomorrow! Move toward personal and economic self-sufficiency! Discover opportunities that could change your life! Computer Training also available. CALL (631) 853-6540 to confirm eligibility & enroll. Registration begins Tuesday, June 29th at 10AM.

Long Island Career Fair

Meet face-to-face with the hiring decision makers from some of the areas top employers on Tuesday, June 29th from 10:30-2:00pm. The Career Fair will take place at the Melville Marriott. Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes, because they are there to hire. Just walk in and start interviewing, it's that simple. You can save time, money and effort interviewing with multiple companies in one day at one location. Many of these companies have several openings and are eager to meet with you. You will no longer be just a piece of paper, you can get right in front of the decision makers attending this event. Admission is FREE!

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Successful Job Search Strategies

Want to learn how to develop a job search strategy that will showcase your best skills? Join Amy Datkun from Long Island Cares on Monday, June 21st at 2pm @ the Longwood Public Library. Topics include preparing a resume and cover letter, interview techniques, job search resources, and more. Registration begins June 5. For more information please call (631)924-6400.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Job Fair June 15th

Looking for work or a career change? Join the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center on Tuesday, June 15th for a Job Fair. The Job Fair will run from 11-2PM at the Copiague Memorial Library. Meet recruiters and receive employment information from many organizations. Bring your resume and dress for success! For more information call (631) 691-1111.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

How To Start A Small Business

A representative from the Small Business Center of Farmingdale State University of New York, will conduct an informative seminar on starting up a small business. This program will take place on Monday, June 7th @ 2pm @ the Lindenhurst Memorial Library. Topics include government regulations,business financing and more. To register please call (631) 957-7755.

Resumes That Get Interviews

Are you unemployed or have found yourself in a dead-end job? Does your resume truly reflect your skills? Join career coach Joan Enright on Monday, June 7th from 7-9pm @ the Northport Public Library. She will help you develop a resume that will get you the interview you want. She will also explore style and format, content, and cover letters. Your questions are welcome. No registration required.

Town of Huntington Job Fair

Councilwoman Glenda A. Jackson in partnership with the Huntington, East Northport & Melville Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the Fourth Annual Job Fair on Thursday, June 10th @ Harborfields High School. The job fair will run from 5-7pm. This will be a great opportunity to market yourself to employers who are hiring now on all skill levels. There will be a Resume Writing Clinic hosted by Family Service League from 4-7pm. Appropriate business attire is suggested. Bring plenty of resumes. For additional information please call (631) 351-3171.

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