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The Early Proposed Railways for New York City, Part 2

Beach Pneumatic Transit Company built 312 feet of tunnel under Broadway from Warren Street to Murray Street. It closed in 1873 and the tunnel was used for a while as a shooting gallery, but even that did not pay, and for years the tunnel was neglected and the entrance was closed by an iron grating. Read more about the subway that could have been. Read More ›

CMP: Career Overview and Opportunities With Time Warner Cable

CMP (Chinatown Manpower Project) presents a recruitment event, Career Overview and Opportunities with Time Warner Cable, on Tuesday, July 7.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of July 5

Recruiting from H&R Block, Time Warner Cable, SAGEWorks, and more.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 28

United States Tennis Association will present a recruitment on Monday, June 29, 2015, 10 am - 6 pm,  for  Cleaner (250  Seasonal openings),  Court & Ground Crew (120 Seasonal openings),  Access Control Associate (90 Seasonal openings),  Parking  Lot Attendant (40 Seasonal openings), at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355.

Western United Community Renewal Inc.  will 

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Employment Services for People with Disabilities

In an effort to support employment services for people with disabilities, the Institute For Career Development and Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) will present a career development program, Equally Strong - Job Search Best Practices for People with Disabilities and Veterans.Read More ›

How to Access ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect is a portal to science journal articles. Find out the search refinements that will limit your results to only the articles you can access and download free at the Library.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 21

Time Warner Cable will present a Pre-Screening event on Tuesday, June 23,  10 a.m.–5 p.m., for Field Technician (7 openings), at Lower Manhattan Workforce 1 Career Center, 75 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013.

Town Nursing Staff Inc. or Ridgewood Bushwick will present a recruitment on Tuesday, June 23, 12 p.m.– 4 p.m.,  for 

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How to Access Science Journals and Scholarship Online

Looking for an encyclopedia of bugs you can get at home, or an idea for a chemistry experiment for a middle-schooler, or a citation to a research article in astrophysics or news of the latest trends in biotechnology? You can find most of this and more right at your local branch of The New York Public Library, or sometimes even at home.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 14

Recruitment events from Eataly, FDNY, Workforce 1 and more.Read More ›

SBA & AARP invitation: Starting a Business at 50+ Resources Day

This is for you—if you have a dream, a business idea, a hobby, a unique skill, don't know how to start a business, look for free assistance, need money, need a mentor, need training, need information, want to sell products/services to the government.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 7

Openings and recruitment events for United States Tennis Association, ASPCA, and more.Read More ›

Free Job Training in Woodworking

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement. Brooklyn Woods trains individuals in the basics of woodworking, preparing them for entry-level jobs in woodwork and related fields.Read More ›

Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce: 2015 Career Expo

The Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce presents the 2015 Career Expo with the support of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of Spain on Friday, June 19, 2015, 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. at Citi Executive Conference Center, 153 East 53rd Street, 14th Floor, New York City.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 31

View job and employment links in New York City.Read More ›

Asians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Labor Force: Contributions and Challenges

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, which celebrates Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. According to the Library of Congress, "The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. The majority of the workers who laid the tracks were Chinese immigrants."Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 24

Recruitment events from Grace Institute, CMP, Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, Digital NYC, Imacuclean, and more.Read More ›

Apprenticeship Opportunities in New York City

Job seekers, if you are 18 years old with a high school diploma, like to work with your hands, have a good mechanical aptitude, and would like to develop a career in well-paying occupations, apprenticeships, an "earn while you learn" process, may be just the ticket for you. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 17

Recruitment sessions this week for soccer coaches, FDNY, Home Health Aides, Real Estate agents and more.Read More ›

Mother's Day for Working Moms

Mother's Day turned 101 this year. While we associate this holiday with cards, gifts, and more, Director of Women's Bureau at the Department of Labor, Latifa Lyles points out that there are other ways we can value mothers. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 10

View links to job fairs, employment opportunities, and more. Read More ›
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