Friday, February 26, 2016

Miller Business Resource Center Programs

The Miller Business Resource Center serves as a regional resource for businesses, independent entrepreneurs, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. The Center sponsors networking and training events and works in partnership with Long Island business support organizations to provide greater public access to the information and services they offer. This Spring they will offer 2 programs for anyone interested in starting their own business.

Starting a Business
Wednesday, March 23rd 
9:30-10:30 am
Miller Center @ Middle Country Public Library-Centereach
Should I write a business plan?  How do you get financing?  Is there help to guide me through the process? Learn from a Small Business Development Center Business Advisor on what it takes to start a business. Join the Business Center at 9 am for coffee and networking.  Click here to register.

Writing a Business Plan
Wednesday, April 20th
9:30-10:30 am
Miller Center @ Middle Country Public Library-Centereach
A Business Advisor from Stony Brook Small Business Development Center will guide attendees through the development of a business plan that achieves results whether the purpose is to clarify their business goals, interest investors or obtain a business loan.  Join the Business Center at 9 am for coffee and networking. Click here to register.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Graduate Open Houses

St. Joseph's College
March 12, 2016 10-12 pm
McGann Conference Center
Advance Your Education. Advance Your Career.
Join us for our Graduate Open House, where you will:
  • Explore programs in education, management, accounting, human resources, health care, nursing and human services leadership
  • Speak with graduate admissions, financial aid and career development counselors
  • Meet current students, faculty and graduate directors
  • Application fee will be waived
  • Continental breakfast will be served

Long Island University
March 15, 2016 6:30-8:30 pm
C.W.Post Tilles Center
Graduate Open House allows prospective graduate and doctoral students to meet with faculty advisors, program directors, admissions and financial aid staff. Attendees can apply on the spot and we will waive the application fee. Some programs will allow students to be accepted and register for classes. To RSVP please visit website at:

HUFSD Spring 2016 Adult Education Program

All courses may be registered by mail and will be filled in order that forms and checks are received. Mail-in registration must arrive prior to the first class. NOTE: UNLESS YOU ARE NOTIFIED OTHERWISE, YOU ARE TO ASSUME THAT YOU ARE REGISTERED AND THAT YOU ARE TO COME TO THE FIRST CLASS MEETING. NO LETTERS OF ACCEPTANCE WILL BE SENT. You may pick up a brochure registration form at the Huntington Public Library. For more information please call the Adult Education Office at (631) 673-2010.

Getting Paid to Talk: Making Money With Your Voice
Mon, March 21st 6:30-9:00 pm
Huntington High School, Room 110
Have you ever been told you have a great voice? This exciting seminar will explore numerous aspects of voice over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries & the internet in your area. All the basics will be covered, including how to prepare the all-important demo, how to be successful & earn great income in this exciting field.  Learn more here deadline of March 7th for this seminar.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Fresh Start Career Expo March 24th

The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting the fourth annual Fresh Start Career Expo on Thursday, March 24th from 11-2 pm at Suffolk County Community College Michael J. Grant Campus, Health, Sports & Education Center.  This career expo is for individuals who are facing employment obstacles due to previous convictions.  Participating employers from various industries including, technology, manufacturing, sales, warehouse/distribution, construction trades, facilities/maintenance, temporary hiring agencies, retail/sales, green energy & more.  Bring a positive attitude, a resume & dress to impress!!!  Job readiness prep services provided by Halo Network, (631) 789-7373.  In need of proper interview attire? Contact Career Couture at (631) 853-6769.

Onsite Recruitment March 8th

The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting an Onsite Recruitment on Tuesday, March 8th from 9:30-12:30 pm.  Utopia Home Care has immediate openings for Certified Home Health Aides, Personal Care Aides, Certified Nursing Assistants & Live-Ins.  Must have a High School Diploma/GED.  FREE training classes for HHA & PCA!  Openings throughout Suffolk County.  If you are in need of proper interview attire, please contact Career Couture at (631) 853-6769.  

Suffolk County Job Fairs March 2016

Looking for work? Want to explore opportunities? The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting 3 Job Fairs in March. 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.

*Friday, March 11th 10-1 pm
Hampton Bays Public Library
For more information please call (631) 728-6241.

*Tuesday, March 22nd 10-1 pm
Longwood Public Library
For more information please call (631) 924-6400.

*Wednesday, March 30th 10-1 pm
Northport Public Library
For more information please call (631) 261-6930.

Friday, February 12, 2016

March/April Career Counseling

The Huntington Public Library offers Career Counseling Services . A certified Career Counselor will help you with your job search, interviewing skills & questions regarding your resume. If you are a new college graduate, someone who needs help with job searching or just looking to re-enter the job market, schedule a free, one hour appointment today. For more information please call (631) 427-5165 ext. 251.

Dates Available:
March 9th from 6-9 pm (Main Building)
April 6th from 6-9 pm (Main Building)

Long Island Career Fair March 7th

Are you looking for a job? Are you tired of sending resumes left and right and never getting an answer? If you are, dress in your best professional clothes, bring resumes and visit our Long Island Career Fair on Monday, March 7th from 11-2 pm at the Melville Marriott Long Island. You will have the opportunity to meet top employers and to interview for several positions during the course of the day, meeting the people who make the hiring decisions. You will save a lot of time since there will be no need to craft a customized personal statement for each company you visit. You’ll be able to tell them why you wish to work for them, and you’ll have the chance to sell yourself. Admission is FREE. Complimentary on-site parking.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Microsoft Office Essential Applications Workshop

Need to brush up on your computer skills? Join St. Joseph's College for a workshop series focusing on Microsoft Office's essential applications.  The workshop will be presented by Mary Ellen Amundson, ITS project manager in the Office of Information Technology at St. Joseph's College. This workshop benefits all!

Word: Wednesday, February 17th
Excel: Wednesday, March 24th
PowerPoint: Wednesday, April 13th

All workshops are from 6-7:30 pm & will be held at the LaunchPad, 315 Main St., 2nd Fl., Huntington, NY.  $20 per class, $45 if all three are registered for at the same time & $15 per class if current high school or college student/SJC Alumni.  To reserve your spot please call Cara Ryan at (631) 687-4503 or email  

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Home Depot to Hire 900 on Long Island

Home Depot will be hiring about 900 part-time workers on Long Island in anticipation of a springtime rush for home improvement supplies. Permanent and seasonal job openings include positions for cashiers as well as sales and operations. Each of the 21 stores on Long Island will be hiring about 40 employees depending on need. More than half of Home Depot’s seasonal hires transitioned to permanent positions last year, according to the company.  Home Depot offers profit-sharing, tuition assistance, a 401k and a discounted stock purchase plan to part-time and full-time permanent associates.  All interested applicants must apply online at

Career Quest Programs February 2016

Suffolk County Department of Labor's Career Quest will be presenting 2 programs at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge.

Starting Your Own Business 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 9:30 AM
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!

Career in Civil Service
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 9:30 AM
Join us for an in depth discussion about Civil Service employment.  A Representative from the Department of Civil Service will discuss:  the variety of careers in Civil Service, how to navigate the Civil Service website & information about applying for Civil Service examinations.  See any one-stop counselor or phone (631) 853-6600 today to reserve your spot!  Space is Limited… Must be pre-registered...

Monday, February 1, 2016

Correction Officer Trainee Exam

Looking for a career with advancement opportunities? Join New York City’s Boldest! In addition to providing care, custody and control of inmates, DOC staff arrange for a host of related services. As a correction officer, you’ll be an important part of New York City’s criminal justice system. Every day you’ll use your impeccable leadership, communication and social skills to positively impact the lives of the inmates entrusted to your care.  You’ll be part of the city’s fraternity of law enforcement officers and in some cases, work alongside New York City Police Officers. And as one of an elite group of Correction Officers you’ll form lifelong friendships and bonds from the Academy and throughout your career. The Correction Officer Trainee exam will be held on April 9, 2016.  Applications must be submitted or postmarked by February 24, 2016.  Online application process available at  

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