Ready to Work New Jersey Weekly Job Byte July 16, 2015



Welcome to YOUR Weekly Job Byte! In this weekly email newsletter you will find important information regarding the Ready To Work New Jersey program; timely tips for landing a new job; and much more!
Your Ready To Work Update:

The Ready To Work NJ program offers a robust amount of support and information to help long-term unemployed/underemployed individuals get back to gainful employment. We have created a two page document that will help you understand procedurally how the program works and gives you links to all of our various forms. Click HERE to view the Candidate Fact Sheet.

Additionally, we were made aware that the JobLeads email from Tapo is missing the job links. We are fixing the problem and the links will be available. You can always check your jobs leads, update your profile and modify your RTW account by logging into your candidate profile. Click HERE to log-in.


Weekly “HOT” Jobs!!! Here is this week’s “Hot” jobs are located in:

Garfield, NJ:

  • Yard Foreman – salary negotiable
  • ​Sales/Customer service – salary negotiable

​Kenilworth, NJ:

  • Anodizer Technician – $12/hour
  • Shipping/Receiving Clerk – $12/hour

​Gladstone – Peapack, NJ:

  • Mechanical Assembler – $19/hour
  • Process Engineer – salary negotiable​

​Email: John Radvany


​How To Use LinkedIn In Your Job Search

​​  LinkedIn is an insanely useful tool for every working person, not to mention every job-seeker and student. The only unfortunate thing about LinkedIn as a job search tool is that most of what’s powerful about LinkedIn as a job-search tool is not obvious to the casual LinkedIn user.
If the only thing you’re doing on LinkedIn is updating your profile every now and then and waiting for the headhunters and recruiting managers to reach out, you’re missing the boat.
LinkedIn is a massive database, and within its gazillions of records are critical elements in your job-search plan and strategy. Read More. Don’t forget to join the RTW LinkedIn group: Click Here.


2 Day Workshops Filling Up FAST -Limited to the first 25 participants!!!
Improve your chances of getting a new job by taking advantage of the Ready To Work NJ 2 Day Workshop! Upcoming workshops are at scheduled:

More workshops are planned for alternate locations. Please be on the look-out for an email regarding these events.


5 Threats to Your Job-Hunting Stamina

Marathon runners know that the key to crossing the finish line first isn’t brute strength but stamina. The same goes for the job hunt.

“A job search is always a mind game,” says independent career counselor Cathy Severson of Santa Barbara, California. “You don’t know if this is going to be a sprint or a marathon. Assume it will be a marathon, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised if it’s a sprint.”

​But it’s easy to lose stamina — and motivation — especially in this economy. Watch for these stamina killers and their solutions: Read More.


Employment Reporting Link.

​​If you’ve already landed a new position – Congratulations! Please take a moment and update your profile with your current position information. This way we can accurately report on our candidates. Click HERE to report.