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CMP: Home Health Aide Training

CMP (formerly Chinatown Manpower Project, Inc.) is recognized as a leading workforce and economic development organization in the New York City  community.  CMP promotes economic self-sufficiency and career advancement through equipping individuals with job & educational skills, credentials, leadership qualities, and entrepreneurship opportunities. CMP works with all segments of society, with a distinct track record serving the Asian American community.

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The Business of Toy Guns

Toys are a multi-billion dollar business. Toy guns are a small portion of that, but there are also laws restricting their sale.Read More ›

SAGEWorks BootCamp: Enrollment is Now Open

SAGEWorks assists people 40 years and older in learning relevant, cutting-edge job search skills in a LGBT-friendly environment. Read More ›

Year Up New York: Free Job Training Programs

Year Up connects young adults who need opportunity with companies who need their talent.Read More ›

New Yearbook of the United Nations Launched

The Yearbook of the United Nations—published by the Department of Public Information and available at the NYPL—stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the organization. Read More ›

7 Simple Ways to Prevent Seasonal Flu in the Workplace

7 Simple Ways to Prevent Seasonal Flu in the Workplace is a Department of Labor blog post, authored by Mandy Edens, Director of Technical Support and Emergency Management for OSHA. In this post Mandy presents 7 simple tips to keep in mind for preventing seasonal flu at work.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of December 21

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of December 21 are available.Read More ›

NYC Web Development Fellowship Offering Tech Training, Internships and Jobs

Department of Small Business Services announces launch of NYC Web Development Fellowship offering tech training, internships and Jobs to 18- to 26- year olds.Read More ›

SBA: 8 Steps to Becoming a Consultant at 50 Plus

A Small Business Administration blog post authored by Caron Beesley. Caron is a small business owner, a writer, and marketing communications consultant.Read More ›

SBA: 5 Ways to Build Trust in a Business

A U.S. Small Business Administration blog post authored by Marco Carbajo. Marco is a business credit expert, author, speaker, and founder of the Business Credit Insiders Circle.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of December 14

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of December 14 are available.Read More ›

Enforcement Matters: Wage Violations, Workers and the Economy

According to U.S. Census and earnings data from New York and California, 3 to 6 percent of all workers covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act experience minimum wage violations. Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez, in his blog post, Enforcement Matters, Wage Violations, Workers and the Economy, asserts that enforcement matters. Read More ›

A Voice for Women Veterans

A Voice for Women Veterans is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Latifa Lyles, Director of the Department's Women's Bureau. In her blog, Latifa states that based on the Bureau's listening sessions with the homeless women veterans, as well as working with organizations that serve them, the Bureau developed Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness: A Guide for Service Providers.Read More ›

Five Facts About Women Veterans

Five Facts About Women Veterans is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Latifa Lyles, Director of the Women's Bureau. In this blog Latifa notes that women veterans are now the fastest growing segment of the veteran community. Read More ›

Small Businesses Drive U.S. Job Recovery

Small Businesses Drive U.S. Job Recovery is the Small Business Administration blog post authored by Maria Contreras Sweet, SBA Administration. In her blog she states that small businesses have led our comeback from the downturn. For 15 straight quarters, small firms have contributed to employment growth—accounting for as much as 80 percent of job gains in any given quarter.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of December 7

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of December 7 are available.Read More ›

Apprenticeships are Not Just for Sorcerers and Blacksmiths

Not Just for Sorcerers and Blacksmiths is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. He writes about his trip to Berlin and London where he learns from workers, employers and government officials about different aspects of apprenticeships in various industries that include healthcare, technology, law, film, dentistry, journalism and financial services.Read More ›

Apprenticeship for a 21st Century Workforce

Apprenticeship for a 21st Century Workforce is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. He writes about his tour in Wolfsburg Germany, home to Volkswagen AG's headquarters. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 30

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 30 are available.Read More ›

Exploring New Models for Workforce Innovation

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. Tom writes about his tour to Germany to study the elements of the German Workforce System. Read More ›
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