Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October 2017 Career Quest Programs


Suffolk County Department of Labor's Career Quest will be presenting 2 programs at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge.

Starting Your Own Business
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:30AM
Why not explore your dream of owning a small business? A representative from the New York State Small Business Development Center will discuss how to start your own business and become a small business owner. Plan to arrive early. Space is Limited. Must be pre-registered. Late arrivals not permitted. See a One-Stop counselor, or phone (631) 853-6600 to reserve your spot!

Careers in Civil Service
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:30AM
Join us for an in depth discussion about Civil Service employment.  A representative from the Department of Civil Service will discuss:  the variety of careers in Civil Service, how to navigate the Civil Service website & information about applying for Civil Service examinations.  See any one-stop counselor or phone (631) 853-6600 today to reserve your spot!  Space is Limited… Must be pre-registered...

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Women & Finance Series

Women & Finance Series (HMA530) 
Sat., Sept. 30th, Oct. 14th & Oct. 21st 10-11:30 AM
Main Meeting Room
When it comes to taking care of their financial future, women face unique challenges - longer lives, lower wages, less investing confidence. With knowledge and experience, women investors are as good and often better than men. This 3-part series will help women organize personal goals and financial assets; prepare for emergencies; get ready for retirement; develop an investment strategy; determine how to expand financial knowledge and make financial decisions going forward. Session 1 (SEP 30): Overview of Personal Finance from a Woman's Perspective; Session 2 (OCT 14): Begin to Take Control of Your Finances with a Personal Workbook; Session 3 (OCT 21): Learn About the Variety of Ways to Invest. Registrants should plan to attend all three sessions. Registration Required.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Career>Connect October 2017 Workshops

Career>Connect offers a wide array of career services which seek to address your unique needs, regardless of where you may be within your employment journey. Whether you are looking to change career paths, or have been impacted by the recession and its aftermath, they provide a continuum of career support for the greater community. The following career workshops will be held in October.

Employment Boot Camp
Begins Monday, October 16th Ends Thursday, November 9th , 5:45-8:45 PM
All workshops are held at Sid Jacobson JCC (300 Forest Drive, East Hills)
$80/Members $70
The Employment Boot Camp is designed to help participants navigate their job search, transition into a new career, return to the workplace and prepare for the big job interview. Participants must attend all 8 sessions which are twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays. Advance registration required by Monday, October 9!.  For more information please contact Linda Samet, M.E.D., Career Services Specialist at (516) 484-1515 ext. 112 or  LSAMET@SJJCC.ORG.

Pitch Perfect
Wednesday, October 4th, 11:00-12:30 PM
All workshops are held at Sid Jacobson JCC (300 Forest Drive, East Hills)
Your pitch is the backbone of your job search and crucial when networking. This workshop will give you the opportunity to work out your pitch with others to ensure you are delivering the best pitch, with great confidence. This is an interactive workshop and space is limited, sign up will be first come, first reserved.  Register here.  For more information please contact Heather Rottmund, MHA., Career Services Specialist at (516) 484-1515 ext. 104 or HROTTMUND@SJJCC.ORG.

Applying to Jobs Online: How to Beat the System
Tuesday, October 17th, 6:30-8:00 PM
This Workshop Will Be Held At Friedberg JCC (15 Neil Court, Oceanside)
Did you know that your resume could be scanned and screened out by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) before it even gets to a recruiter or hiring manager? Learn how to outsmart the system using industry keywords to increase your odds of getting an interview. To register please contact Gloria Lebeaux, at GLEBEAUX@FRIEDBERGJCC.ORG.

CAREER>CONNECT Networking Group
Wednesday, October 25th, 11:00-12:30 PM
All workshops are held at Sid Jacobson JCC (300 Forest Drive, East Hills)
Maximize your job search efforts through networking! Meet with others to share resources, ideas and leads regarding your job search. You will also have the opportunity to ask our Career Services Specialist questions.  Register here.  For more information please contact Heather Rottmund, MHA., Career Services Specialist at (516) 484-1515 ext. 104 or HROTTMUND@SJJCC.ORG.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Long Island's Fall 2017 College Open House Schedule

  • Adelphi: Sat, Oct. 21st 10 am
  • Hofstra: Sun, Sept. 24th 9 am; Sun, Oct. 22nd 9 am
  • Farmingdale: Sun, Nov. 5th 12 pm
  • Suffolk County Community College: Sun, Nov. 5th 1 pm
  • Suny Old Westbury: Sat, Nov. 11th 9 am
  • Molloy College: Sun, Nov. 12th 1 pm
  • Five Town's College: Sat, Oct. 14th 10 am
  • St. Joseph's College: Sun, Oct. 29th 10 am
  • Nassau Community College: Sun, Nov. 5th 10:30 am
  • Long Island University-C.W.Post: Sun, Sept. 24th 10:30 am

Long Island Career Fair October 12th

Are you looking for a job? Are you tired of sending resumes left and right and never getting an answer? If you are, dress in your best professional clothes, bring resumes and visit our Long Island Career Fair on Thursday, October 12th from 11-2 pm at the Melville Marriott Long Island. You will have the opportunity to meet top employers and to interview for several positions during the course of the day, meeting the people who make the hiring decisions. You will save a lot of time since there will be no need to craft a customized personal statement for each company you visit. You’ll be able to tell them why you wish to work for them, and you’ll have the chance to sell yourself. Admission is FREE. Complimentary on-site parking.

Job Seeker's Club October 26th

Join Career Couch Bob Simmons at the Sachem Public Library on Thursday, October 26th at 6:30 PM as he discusses proven job-hunting techniques at Sachem's monthly job seekers club.  The topic will be "How to Ace a Phone Interview." The series will also provide a forum for job seekers of all ages to share their experiences, sharpen their skills & network with others. For more information and to register please call (631) 588-5024.

2017 Career Expo Honoring Our Brave Veterans October 20th

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone invites you to the Fourth Annual 2017 Career Expo honoring our brave veterans.  The Career Expo will take place on Friday, October 20th at Suffolk County Community College.  Veterans ONLY from 10-11 AM & open to the general public from 11-1 PM.  Over 100 companies participating.  Free admission & no registration required.