Thursday, May 26, 2016

Long Island Career Fair June 30th

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 Thursday, June 30th 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.

Job Seekers Club June 23rd

Need a helping hand in your job search?  Join Career Couch Bob Simmons at the Sachem Public Library on Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30 PM as he discusses proven job-hunting techniques at Sachem's monthly job seekers club.  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.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

"Think Different: Adding Creativity to Every Aspect of Your Life" June 6th

Thriving in the 21st Century Workplace in collaboration with Long Island Visual Professionals will present a program "Think Different: Adding Creativity to Every Aspect of Your Life" on Monday, June 6th from 6-8 PM at LaunchPad Huntington.  More than ever before, career success demands creative, original thinking.  Join Debbie Honorof, senior marketing director for Hofstra Continuing Education, for a thought-provoking presentation & discussion.  For more information please call Betty Ann at Hofstra Continuing Education at (516) 463-7139. RSVP at

June 2016 Career Quest Programs

Suffolk County Department of Labor's Career Quest will be presenting 3 programs at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge.

Franchising: Making the Right Choice
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 9:30AM
Is franchising for you? Kensington Company representative Stuart Levenberg will present franchising opportunity and successful franchise career development information. Reservations Required. See a One-Stop counselor or phone (631) 853-6600 to reserve your spot! Space is Limited. Must be pre-registered. Late arrivals not permitted.

Careers in Civil Service
Thursday, June 9, 2016 9:30AM
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...

Starting Your Own Business
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 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!

Suffolk County One-Stop June 2016 Job Fairs

Looking for work? Want to explore opportunities? The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting 2 Job Fairs in June. 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.

*Wednesday, June 1st 10-1 pm
Patchogue-Medford Library
For more information please call (631) 654-4700.

*Tuesday, June 14th 10-1 pm
Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library
For more information please call (631) 399-1511.

Hofstra University Beginner QuickBooks Certificate Program

Beginner QuickBooks Certificate Program
Learn Record Keeping and more ….
Workshops will be held June 6, 8, 13, 15, 2016  from 6-9 pm. Learn skills to:

  • Create a new QuickBooks company
  • Modify the preset chart of accounts to suit individual needs
  • Add/edit information to company lists
  • Write QuickBooks checks and assign amounts to specific accounts
  • Work with asset and liability accounts in QuickBooks
  • Enter bills into QuickBooks accounts payable
  • Pay bills
  • Invoice customers
  • Receive payments from customers and make bank deposits
  • Open and use registers for any QuickBooks balance sheet accounts
  • Reconcile a QuickBooks checking and credit card account
  • Track credit card transactions
Basic computer skills are required. Please complete and mail the registration form along with your payment of $275.00. Program location: University College Hall, north campus.  If you have any questions, please contact April Jones, Programs Administrator at (516) 463-5850 or

Monday, May 16, 2016

"You Can Go Too" May 25th

Ever think, I can't go to College because of  my financial situation, I don't know how to apply or because traditional schooling isn't for me?  The Huntington Opportunity Resource Center (HORC) in partnership with St. Joseph's College will be presenting a program "You Can Go Too!" on Wednesday, May 25th from 6-8 PM.  Come meet with an advisor from some of Long Islands Colleges, vocational training centers & entrepreneur workshops. Information on financial aid, scholarships & grants will be available.  Schools that will be in attendance are St. Joseph's College, Suffolk County Community College, Hunter Business School, Long Island Educational Opportunity Center & Suffolk Community College Entrepreneurial Program. Registration is FREE with RSVP to Michele Foulke at (631) 385-2305 or MFoulke@Huntington

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Thriving in the 21st Century Workplace Meetup Group

The workplace as we know it is changing!  With new skills, technologies, company cultures,

employee & employer expectations, the 21st century workplace is bursting with opportunities. Join the Thriving in the 21st Century Workplace Meetup Group if you are looking for a new career, or if you are content with your current career but are seeking to improve your skill set & knowledge or if you are a business leader seeking to improve your company culture & overall workplace.  Monthly meetups offer powerful insights & information on a plethora of 21st century workforce topics. Learn more at

St. Joseph's College NY-Worker Training Program

St. Joseph's College in cooperation with Suffolk County Community College & the Huntington Opportunity Resource Center will offer some new workshops that are designed to provide workforce training to un/underemployed residents & special populations, which include veterans, in those job sectors on Long Island identified as poised to hire.  Training will take place at the Huntington Opportunity Resource Center (HORC) & will be led by St. Joseph's College staff & industry leaders. The primary emphasis will be placed on the hospitality industry.  In addition two courses, soldering & welding, which focus on manufacturing, will also be offered on the Grant Campus at Suffolk County Community College. These workshops will also include career preparation & address "soft skills" that are vital for job seekers to pursue gainful employment.  For more information please contact the Huntington Opportunity Resource Center at (631) 385-2305.

Social Media Marketing for Business

The Half Hollow Hills Community Library (Melville) will be running a free program, "Social Media Marketing for Business" on Tuesday, May 24th at 7 pm.   Discover new ways to enhance your marketing strategy using social media to grow your business.  This program is presented by Bridgette Nicolini, President of Reach for It Media, Inc.  Refreshments will be available at 6:45 pm.  To register please call a librarian at (631) 498-1236.

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