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Career Expo 2014: Spain-US Chamber of Commerce

Careers are difficult to find, even while searching in the home country, but branching out to an international market can be especially difficult. The Spain-US Chamber of Commerce presents the 2014 Career Expo with the support of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of Spain.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 1

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of September 1 are available.Read More ›

St. Nicks Alliance's Skills Training

St. Nicks Alliance is a nonprofit, non-sectarian community development corporation. Their mission is to serve as a catalyst to improve the quality of life for Williamsburg-Greenpoint residents by addressing economic, educational, health, housing, and social needs while preserving the vibrant and diverse character of the entire community, particularly for low-and moderate-income residents.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of August 25

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of August 25 are available.Read More ›

The First-Ever White House Summit on American Apprenticeship

At the beginning of this year there were 375,000 apprentices in America. This fall, President Obama will make available $100 million in American Apprenticeship Grants to increase apprenticeship in high-growth fields; align apprenticeships with further learning and career advancement opportunities.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of August 18

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of August 18 are available.Read More ›

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 ›

New City Jobs Posted... Be Prepared with Test Books from the Library!

The City of New York has just begun a new fiscal year, starting on July 1. With this new year comes new opportunities within the employment sector. A wave of new jobs and their applicable tests have opened up... and as a result there is a surge of interest in test preparation books from the New York Public Library.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 ›
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