Weekly Job Byte

Bias Against Long-Term Unemployed Costs Everyone

There’s a Great Tax Incentive for Hiring the Long-Term Unemployed —
If You Can Recruit Them

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) just issued a revised projection of the labor force participation rate, and it’s lower than previously estimated. According to the new data, participation in the U.S. workforce between 2000 and 2010 dropped three percentage points. That means about 35.3 percent of unemployed Americans weren’t merely unemployed during that decade — while capable, they had stopped looking for jobs. Read More.

NSCN Employer Career Event:
Rutgers University Mini Job Fair 
​New Start Career Network members are invited to attend our next employer career event–a Rutgers University Mini Job Fair on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Heldrich Center in New Brunswick. Jacqueline Shaheed, Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant and Elizabeth Matusiak, Employment Coordinator at University Human Resources, will discuss career opportunities at Rutgers.
For more information click HERE.

​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. Please note we keep job listings for 1 month.

4 Ways Volunteering
Can Help You Find
Your Next Job

Volunteer work is looked upon positively regardless of what type of work you’re doing. As a job candidate, it says something about your character that is admirable. Of course the more relevant the volunteer work is to your actual profession the more beneficial it’ll be, but ultimately, it is experience that you can learn from and that’ll make your resume more effective and impressive to potential employers. Read More.

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 workshops are scheduled at:​​​​​

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.

Links to Important RTW Forms & Documents

​​Candidate Fact Sheet​

Ready To Work Log-in

Employment Development Plan

Individual Training Request

eCourse Training Request

Candidate Employment Reporting

Proof of Unemployment

RTWNJ – LinkedIn Group

Neighbors-helping-Neigbors meets at CCM on Wednesday night @ 7 pm. Click HERE for details.