Thursday, June 30, 2016

St. Joseph's College NY-Worker Training Program @ The Huntington Opportunity Resource Center

St. Joseph's College in cooperation with 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. These workshops will also include career preparation & address "soft skills" that are vital for job seekers to pursue gainful employment. This program is FREE. Registration is now open for classes starting Monday, July 11th. Classes offered every Monday & Tuesday starting at 6 PM.  For more information please contact the Huntington Opportunity Resource Center at (631) 385-2305.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Long Island Career Fair July 18th

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, July 18th 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.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Computer Aided Drafting July 19th

The Island Drafting & Technical Institute will offer a course, Computer Aided Drafting starting on July 19th.  The course progresses from an introduction to computer basics (hardware & software) to advanced technical production drawings in 2D.  The objective of the program is to provide a comprehensive CADD (Computer Aided Drafting/Design) program with extensive hands-on application to satisfy industry needs for entry-level personnel with thorough CADD knowledge. To learn more about this, and other, courses at IDTI please call (631) 691-8733 x114.

July 2016 Suffolk County One-Stop Job Fairs

Looking for work? Want to explore opportunities? The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting 2 Job Fairs in July. 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, July 12th 10-1 pm
Wyandanch Public Library
For more information please call (631) 643-4848.

*Friday, July 29th 10-1 pm
Amityville Public Library
For more information please call (631) 264-0567.

July 2016 Career Quest Programs

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

Franchising: Making the Right Choice
Tuesday, July 5, 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.

Starting Your Own Business
Wednesday, July 13, 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!


VetsWork, a program of Long Island Cares, Inc., provides professional development and job training support services to veterans. They match their skill set and qualifications with potential employers and provide life skills training and assistance to help veterans become job ready.  A Veteran LifeSkills Specialist will be at the Huntington Opportunity Resource Center every second Tuesday of the month from 9-12 pm.  For more information please call the HORC at (631) 385-2305.

YouthBuild Long Island

YouthBuild Long Island is a free program that provides low-income young adults ages 18 to 24 to work towards their TASC diploma while learning hands-on job skills.  A Case Manager will be On-site at Huntington Opportunity Resource Center on Thursday's from 9:30-12:30 PM.  New class forming for July. Come to the resource center or call for more information 631-385-2305.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Long Island Tech Job Fair

The Long Island Tech Job Fair is a one-day Tech-Focused Job Fair created specifically to connect talented tech job seekers with Long Island companies’ seeking to fill well over 150+ technology-related positions.  This Job Fair benefits the Long Island tech community and allows companies of all sizes the opportunity to directly recruit from Long Island’s talent pool of software engineers, UX & UI designers, growth hackers, iOS developers, data scientists, web developers, digital marketing (SEO/SEM/Social/eMail), Channel Development Manager, Engineers and beyond! The Job Fair will take place on Monday, June 20th from 10-2 PM at the Cradle of Aviation Museum.

North Amityville Resource Center Career Fair

The Town of Babylon, Human Services Department & North Amityville Resource Center has partnered with Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs to provide a Career Fair on Tuesday, June 21st from 1-4 PM at the Town of Babylon Department of Human Services. Organizations representing various industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, office administration & more will be there! Dress to impress & bring copies of your Resume!  If you are in need of proper interview attire, please contact Career Couture at (631) 853-6769.

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