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Job and Employment Links for the Week of March 5

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In the U.S. Department of Labor blog  What 's Next for My Career? Byron Zuidema, deputy assistant secretary of Labor for the Department's Employment and Training Administration,  introduces My Next Move, a web-base interactive tool from the Labor Department for job seekers. Users can find careers through a keyword search, by browsing industries, or through the O'NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers customized career suggestions based on interest, education and work experience.

Brooklyn Woods is actively recruiting for their Free  Woodworker Job Training Program. Orientations are held every Wednesday at 10 am sharp.  Please bring a photo ID.  Be prepared to fill out an application and to take a math, reading and measurement test. Orientation lasts 2 hours.  If you have questions, call 718-389-3636.  

ACS Career Training Institute offers training skills in bookkeeping, accounting, medical office, medical administration and office administration. Internship and job placement assistance included.  Please call 718-661-9771 ext. 102.

The NYCHA Resident Training Academy (NRTA) offers Janitorial  and Construction training tracks.  Recruitment is now open for Construction Training and Janitorial Training. Please call 718-289-8100.

The Chinese-American Planning Council Workforce Development Division offers education, training, placement, and post placement support services to job seekers.  Job training programs include BuildingWorks Pre-ApprenticeshipTraining, Hospitality Careers and LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail Training.

Career Development workshop on Monday, March 6, 2017, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center , 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  This workshop is for all interested job seekers to learn the value of the career exploration process and how the process can positively impact  your career path.  Please call 718-613-3811 for more information.

DAV Recruit Military Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, March 9, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 West 18th  Street, New York, NY 10011.  60+ companies with jobs include Apple, City of New York Fire Department, CVS Health, Deutsche Bank, Eli Lilly and Company, First Command Financial Planning, Lowe's Companies, Inc. and more.  This event is for all who have served in the U.S. Military, national guard, reserves and their spouses.  For more information, call 844-206-7750 or visit RecruitMilitary.com/NewYork

Paradise Shops will present a recruitment on Thursday, March 9, 2017, 10 am - 2 pm for Brand Sales Associaate (8 openings) at The  Paradise Shops Lagardere, Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355.

Penda Aiken, Inc. will present a recruitment on Thursday, March 9, 2017, 10 am - 1 pm for Program Administrative  - Disaster Recovery  (1 Temporary opening), Healthcare Recruiter (1 Temporary opening), Payroll Manager (1 Temporary opening), HR Manager (1 temporary opening), English Language Arts Teacher (1 Temporary opening), Registered Nurse (1 Temporary opening), Receptionist (1 Temporary opening), at New York State Department of Labor - Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  Please contact Ms. Diaz at 718-613-3696.

Spanish Speaking Resume Writing  workshop on Thursday, March 9, 2017, 12:30 - 2:30 pm. at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355.  All interested jobseekers will learn to organize, revise and update resumes.     

Basic Resume Writing  workshop on Thursday, March 9, 2017, 1:30 - 3 pm at Brooklyn Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn  Street,  Brooklyn, NY 11201.  Participants will learn the purpose of a resume, chronological and combination resumes and select the appropriate type for their specific needs.

SAGEWorks  Workshop: Re-Invent Your Career on Thursday, March 9, 2017, 6-7:30 pm, at the SAGE Center, 305 7th Avenue, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001.  SAGEWorks assists people 40 years and older in learning relevant, cutting-edge job search skills in a LGBT-friendly environment.

Job Postings at New York City Workforce 1.  Job Search Central

Apprenticeship Opportunities in New York City.

Brooklyn Community  Board 14: Available jobs

The New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCE&TC) is an association of 200 community-based organizations, educational institutions, and labor unions that annually provide job training and employment services to over 750,000 New Yorkers, including welfare recipients, unemployed workers, low-wage workers, at-risk youth, the formerly incarcerated, immigrants and the mentally and physically disabled. View NYCE&TC Job Listings.

Digital NYC is the official online hub of the New York City startup and technology ecosystem, bringing together every company, startup, investor, event, job, class, blog, video, workplace, accelerator, incubator, resource, and organization in the five boroughs. Search jobs by category on this site.

St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Development provides Free Job Training and Educational Programs in Environmental Response and Remediation Tec (ERRT). Commercial Driver's License, Pest Control Technician Training (PCT), Employment Search and Prep Training and Job Placement, Earn Benefits and Career Path Center. For information and assistance, please visit St. Nicks Alliance Workforce Development or call 718-302-2057 ext. 202.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement. Currently, BWI offers free job training programs in four industries: commercial driving, telecommunications cable installation, TV and film production, and skilled woodworking.

CMP (formerly Chinatown Manpower Project) in lower Manhattan is now recruiting for a free training in Quickbooks, Basic Accounting, and Excel. This training is open to anyone who is receiving food stamps but no cash assistance. Class runs for eight weeks, followed by one-on-one meetings with a job developer. CMP also provides Free Home Health Aide Training for bilingual English/Cantonese speakers who are receiving food stamps but no cash assistance. Training runs Mondays through Fridays for six weeks and includes test prep and taking the HHA certification exam. Students learn about direct care techniques such as taking vital signs and assisting with personal hygiene and nutrition. For more information for the above two training programs, email: info@cmpny.org, call 212-571-1690, or visit. CMP also provides tuition-based healthcare and business trainings free to students who are entitled to ACCESS funding.

Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) trains women and places them in careers in the skilled construction, utility, and maintenance trades. It helps women achieve economic independence and a secure future. For information call 212-627-6252 or register online.

Grace Institute provides tuition-free, practical job training in a supportive learning community for underserved New York area women of all ages and from many different backgrounds. For information call 212-832-7605.

Please note this page will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of March  5 become available.

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