Ready-to-Work NJ – Weekly Job Byte – October 4, 2015

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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!
Career Fair Opportunity – Utility Job & Career Fair
Join Assemblyman Wayne P. DeAngelo, with the New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA), for a utility job and career fair.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
THE CONFERENCE CENTER AT MERCER
MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
1200 OLD TRENTON ROAD
WEST WINDSOR, NJ 08550
Representatives from NJUA member companies and a number of non-utility organizations will be on hand to accept resumes and provide information about careers and related educational programs in the utilities and trades.

Participating New Jersey Utilities Association member companies include: PSE&G, New Jersey Natural Gas, Elizabethtown Gas, Middlesex Water Company, New Jersey American Water, United Water, Rockland Electric Company, Atlantic City Electric, South Jersey Gas, Jersey Central Power & Light and more.

Other participating organizations and companies include: IBEW Local 269, the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development and Mercer County One Stop Career Center. The Utility Job and Career Fair is open to the public.

For more information, contact Asm. DeAngelo’s office at AsmDeAngelo@njleg.org or
609-631-7501. Click HERE for flyer.

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​HOT JOBS!
​In order to apply, you will need to complete the form and upload your cover letter & resume. If you have any questions, the program coordinator’s email is listed in the form. In order to be eligible for these positions, you must be qualified & enrolled in the Ready to Work NJ Program.

Click HERE to view our listings. Please note that you will have to zoom in on the document to read the position information.

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The Worst Resume Mistakes You Can Make

It’s likely most job seekers have heard about a prominent figure losing a job as a result of a resumé lie written early in his or her career. This kind of huge mistake attracts a lot of attention. However, most of the “worst” resumé mistakes aren’t headline grabbers or news stories; they are mistakes almost every job seeker makes when on the prowl for a new opportunity.  Read More.

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2 Day Job Readiness 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 September workshops are at scheduled:​​​​

More workshops are planned for alternate locations. Please be on the look-out for an email regarding these events. Candidates will also receive a phone call from the participating College.

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How To Get A Job By Targeting
Trying to get a job can make you feel helpless. The best you can do is submit your resume to as many companies as possible, right? Not exactly. In fact, doing your homework on a company beforehand can make you much more likely to get a job.

When you were a kid, you were probably told that you can be anything you want. Unfortunately, as an adult, it doesn’t quite feel like that. It’s unlikely you can quit your job as an accountant tomorrow and get hired as an astronaut. It is possible, however, to target specific companies and work your way in, rather than relying on a resume and crossed fingers. Read More.

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​The Ready To Work New Jersey grant is funded entirely by the US Department of Labor and the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development
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