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Fashion Career Expo on Thursday, March 23, 2017, 10 am - 3 pm at Metropolitan Pavilion, 110 West 19th St., New York, NY 10011.  Must have two years of fashion industry experience.  Interview for a wide variety of exciting jobs for retail management, designers, buyers, merchandisers, planners, sales and much more.

Cypress Hills is offering free CDL training with job placement assistance in the para-transit sector.  Must be between the ages of 21- 30 with a clean NYS driver's license for 3 years minimum and available for flexible hours.  For more information call 718 - 676- 1544 X 106.

Direct Care Professional Training (DPT) is a 100-hour training program that provides students with the knowledge, practical skills , and required certifications to work with children and adults who are developmentally disabled.  This two-month, full-time training program will be held at the New York City College of Technology.

Brooklyn Networks is recruiting for its free six-week training program that helps unemployed and underemployed individuals access careers in low-voltage cabling.  The course  prepares graduates to obtain the industry-recognized BICSI credential, followed by work in fields like voice and datacabling, security system installation, broadcast cabling, and A/V system installation.  For information call 718-237-2017 X 149.

TCI College Office of Military and Veteran Services is holding a Veterans fair on Campus on March 28, 2017 from 11 am - 2 pm at 320 West 31 st Street, New York, NY 10001, room 310. The fair will be open to all military and veterans on the New York City/Metro Area.  It is recommended that all service members who attend bring a updated copy of their resume and DD Form 214.

The Cooper Union Retraining Program for Immigrant Engineers @ Camba is recruiting for the Spring 2017 Semester.  Classes are held in evenings and weekends for this 3 month training.  Courses are free for those who qualify.  Job placement assistance provided to all graduates.

New York City is a culinary capital with large numbers of restaurants, hotels, cafeterias and gourmet food markets.  Cooks and chefs work in all of these places.The New York City Labor Market Information Service, Center for Urban Research (CUNY) released Career Map for Cooks and Chefs in December 2014. This Career Map explores actual career progressions of people 5 to 10 years and 10  to 15 years after getting their start in professional cooking.  You can also learn What are the Numbers Behind it?

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.

Career Development workshop on Monday, March 20, 2017, 12:30 - 2:30 pm, at Flushing Workforce 1 Career Center, 138-60 Barclay Ave.  2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355 for all interested job seekers and dislocated workers to expand their view of qualities that they offer potential employers.

Basic Resume Writing  workshop on Wednesday, March 22, 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.

Bright Horizons will present a recruitment on Thursday, March 23, 2017, 11 am - 2 pm for Assistant Teacher (3 F/T &  P/T openings), Infant-Toddler Teacher (3 F/T & P/T openings), Preschool Teacher (3 F/T & P/T openings) at NYS Department of Labor - Workforce 1 Career Center, 250 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  For information please call Ms. Diaz 718-613-3696.

Spanish Speaking Resume Writing  workshop on Thursday, March 23, 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.     

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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 19 become available.

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