Thursday, September 30, 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, October 20, 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, September 29, 2010

New Online Return-to-Work Toolkit for Employees & Employers is offering a new online toolkit that helps employers and employees understand the return-to-work process. It provides resources to help get employees who experience an illness or injury back on the job quickly and smoothly. The employee toolkit includes information about job accommodations, preparing for a job interview, resume writing, self-employment and employment-related laws. The employer toolkit has information about strategies such as offering the opportunity to work part-time, telecommuting, modifying work duties or schedules, as well as resources that can help employers retain the talents of older workers. For more information visit the United States Department of Labor website.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Long Island Career Fair

Meet face-to-face with the hiring decision makers from some of the areas top employers on Tuesday, October 19th 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!

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 Monday, October 4th to Friday, October 22nd 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 Wednesday, October 1st at 10AM.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Second Cup of Coffee Job Club

Are you unemployed & in need of help with your job search? If so, you are welcome to join twice monthly meetings to network, share information & get tips to improve your job search skills in a supportive environment at the Brentwood Public Library. Meetings are the 2nd & 4th Fridays of every month from 9:30-11:00 AM. Meetings will take place on September 24th & October 8th & 22nd. For more information please call (631) 273-7883.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Career & Employment Resources On The Internet

Career & Employment Resources On The Internet (HMA074)
Thursday, Sep 30, 2010 7:00pm-8:30pm
Join the Huntington Public Library for a multimedia presentation designed to help people learn how to use the many career & job search resources available on the World Wide Web, including important new topics such as social networking from LinkedIn to FaceBook. This program will help address the needs of mid-career workers suddenly entering a new job market. Registration required. Program open to all. Registration opens September 1st @ 9AM.

Home Study Programs For GED

Home Study Programs For GED (HSA024)
Monday, September 27, 2010 4:30-8:00PM
Join us at the Huntington Public Library Station Branch to learn about a free, at-home study program for adults 21 and over, who would like to prepare for the GED exam, but are unable to attend classes on a regular basis. Certified instructors provide you with assignments to complete at home. Assignments are picked up at the library. Telephone assistance is also available. For information call (631) 667 - 6000 ext. 454. Registration is required. Open to all. Registration begins September 1st @ 9AM.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Long Island's Fall College Open House Schedule

  • St Joseph's College: November 7th 10AM
  • Dowling College: October 16th 10AM-2PM
  • NYIT: November 7th 10AM
  • Adelphi University: October 23rd & November 7th 11AM-1:30PM
  • C.W. Post: November 7th 10AM-2PM
  • Farmingdale State College: November 14th 12PM-3PM
  • Suffolk Community College: November 7th 1PM-3PM
  • Suny Old Westbury: November 14th 9AM-12PM
  • Five Towns College: October 16th 1PM
  • Nassau Community College: November 14th 10:30AM-1:30PM

Wednesday, September 1, 2010


On Thursday, September 23rd "Women For Hire" will host a Career Expo in New York at the Hilton New York Hotel from 10AM to 2PM. This event will give you the opportunity to talk with other job seekers, hand out business cards, get your resume critiqued for free & attend several seminars. Admission is FREE. Business attire & resumes are required for admittance. There will be an Early Morning Seminar prior to the Career Expo opening. This seminar will be hosted by Good Morning America's Workplace Contibutor & Women For Hire CEO Tory Johnson. Jump start your success by registering for this special session. Space is limited.

Also take part in "Our Mentor Match Program" sponsored by Walmart. All career expo attendees are invited to benefit from a complimentary, one-on-one "speed mentoring" session with accomplished professionals from a range of leading employers. This is your chance to ask questions about balancing work and family, figuring out how to switch careers, and finding the Aha! moment in your job search and career advancement. Ask anything you want during your mini-mentor session! It's another FREE benefit of attending the New York Career Expo. (No pre-registration necessary.)

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