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Community Training and Employment Resources: Free Training Programs

Community Training & Employment Resources helps underemployed and unemployed New Yorkers prepare to succeed in today's very challenging job market. CTER programs benefit job seekers, workforce professionals and employers.Read More ›

SAGEWorks: Free Training Programs

SAGE Works - national employment support program targeted to lesbian, gay,bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people ages 40 and older - will offer the following three career programs in August and September, which are free and open to all job seekers ages 40 and up:Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of August 11

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of August 11 are available.Read More ›

Harlem Week: Careers and Education

Interested in finding information about Historically Black Colleges and Universities? Want to speak with employers about your resume? Starting up a small business? Economic Development and Education events listed below. Read More ›

Hospitality Careers Training Program at CPC

Learn skills necessary for obtaining various positions in hotels, such as Room Attendant and Houseman.Read More ›

LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail

Learn about luxury retail; job placement assistance provided.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of August 4

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of August 4 are available.Read More ›

Building Works: Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Building Works is a pre-apprenticeship training that prepares interested candidates for careers in the building trades. In partnership with the NYC District Council of Carpenters Labor Technical College, the 3 month training is tuition-free and provides both classroom instruction and hands-on experience preparing you for success in a union apprenticeship. Read More ›

Women in Trades: An Apprenticeship Success Story

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Connie Ashbrook, Executive Director of Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. In her blog, she pointed out that the most challenging obstacle women have to overcome in becoming an apprentice in a trades career is a lack of knowledge about these careers and how to successfully apply for apprenticeship. She mentioned that according to Associated General Contractors of America, many firms report having a hard time finding qualified workers to fill project manageror supervisor positions, equipment operators, carpenters, and laborers. Read More ›

Cultivating IT Talent Through Apprenticeships and Collaborations

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Steve Wiggins, executive vice president and chief information officer at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. In his blog Steve talked about the Registered Apprenticeship program of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina which equips apprentices with the technical skills needed to meet industry standards to work in-house and for other insurers and federal agencies including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and TRICARE.Read More ›

A Pipeline of Well-Trained Talent: Year Up New York

Almost 6 million young adults in this country are facing social and economic injustice. They lack access to higher education and to the economic mainstream. On the other hand, our economy needs help, U.S. businesses need more and better trained talent to compete in today's global economy. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of July 28

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of July 28 are available.Read More ›

Employment First: A Key Component in Community Inclusion

This is the U.S. Department of Labor blog post, authored by Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy. Read More ›

One Giant Leap for Mankind: Finding Moon Landing Reports at the Library

Government documents of the moon landing can be found at the Science, Industry and Business Library.Read More ›

Opportunities for Graduating Law Students from the U.S. DOL

This is a news release from the U.S. Department of Labor, Secretary Tom Perez talks about the Honors Program in the Office of the Solicitor at the Labor Department on July 14, 2014.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of July 21

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

Top 10 Careers for College Grads to Consider

This is the U.S. Department of Labor blog post authored by Lia Gallitano. These career paths were selected based off of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' data. For more information, please visit the Labor Department's Occupational Outlook Handbook.Read More ›

The Cooper Union's Retraining Program for Immigrant Engineers

Founded in 1987 with the Bnai Zion Foundation, a non-profit, non partisan organization dedicated to assisting those in need both in America and in Israel, The Cooper Union's Immigrant Retraining Program offers approximately 20 introductory and high technology courses designed to help immigrant engineers learn computer and business skills necessary to secure professional employment in the United States. Read More ›

Weather Forecasters: Summer's Unsung Heroes

The following is the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Tom Perez's blog post, Weather Forecasters: Summer's Unsung Heroes.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of July 14

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