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Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 23

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 23 are available.Read More ›

Keeping Up on the Minimum Wage

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of the Labor Department. In his post, he states that a minimum wage job barely covers one person's basic needs. Read More ›

Sesame Street: Not a Kiddie Business

Sesame Street is beloved for its approach to childhood learning and development, but it is also an innovative business. SIBL has resources for you to learn more about the operations of the Sesame Workshop.Read More ›

The Journey to Safety Excellence Starts With You

This is a Department of Labor blog post, authored by Deborah Hersman, CEO and president of the National Safety Council. In this post, Deborah presents an online campaign, Journey to Safety Excellence, which can be accessed through the National Safety Council website. Read More ›

Laying the Path for Career Success

November is National Career Development Month, and Maria Town, policy advisor in the Office of Disability Employment Policy, wrote “Laying the Path for Career Success,” about the importance of Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) in helping students explore the possibilities for life after high school. Read More ›

The Labor Market Gets a JOLT

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Heidi Shierholz, Chief Economist at the Labor Department. In her post, Heidi delivers the good news that in September, 2.8 million workers voluntarily quit their job, the highest number since early 2008. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 16

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 16 are available.Read More ›

The Other 4-Year Degree

A Department of Labor blog post, authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. Read More ›

Department of Labor on Wage Enforcement Strategy

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Dr. David Weil, administrator of the Department's Wage and Hour Division. Read More ›

Working For Our Veterans Every Day

In celebration of Veterans Day 2014, Tom Perez, secretary of Labor, presents Working for Our Veterans Every Day.Read More ›

Celebrating All Veterans - Breaking Down Gender Barriers

In celebration of Veterans Day 2014, Dr. Nancy A. Glowacki, manager of the Women Veteran Program at the Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service, presents Celebrating All Veterans - Breaking Down Gender Barriers.Read More ›

SIBL Hosts 2014 NYC Small Business Technology Expo

On a rainy November 6 SIBL hosted The 2nd annual NYC Small Business Technology Expo. This free event is part of a citywide initiative supported by the New York City Department of Small Business Services, Citi Community Development, and the The NYC Small Business Technology Coalition.Read More ›

The Good Jobs Strategy

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Mary Beth Maxiwell, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor and a senior advisor to Secretary Perez.Read More ›

Working Families: The Elephant at the Roundtable

Latifa Lyles, director of the Women's Bureau, in her blog post, The Elephant at the Roundtable, affirms that quality and affordable child care should be a basic need, rather than a luxury.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 9

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 9 are available.Read More ›

Raising the Minimum Wage Would Benefit LGBT Families

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Carl Fillichio, head of the Labor Department's Office of Public Affairs. Carl states that many LGBT workers are employed in low-wage jobs and supporting families. 5.4 million of them would benefit greatly from increasing the national minimum wage. Read More ›

SIBL Participates in New York Business Expo & Conference

On October 30, 2014 SIBL's staff members once again participated in NYXPO at Javits Center. For nine years, this event has been the Northeast’s largest business to business trade show, conference and networking event for business owners and executives.Read More ›

Reading About Workers Who Can

Kathy Martinez contributed three books to the Books that Shaped Work in America collection: Workforce of One, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, and David and Goliath. Reading About Workers Who Can is a blog post by Carl Fillicho, senior advisor for public affairs and communications at the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More ›

Expect. Employ. Empower. with Data

A Department of Labor post by Heidi Shierholz, chief economist at the Department of Labor and Kathy Martinez, assistant secretary of labor for disability employment policy.Read More ›

Bronx Job Fair: Tuesday, November 19, 2014

Apply for entry level, mid level, and executive level jobs next month at Bronx Christian Fellowship Church.Read More ›
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