Weekly Job Byte

Depression After a Job Loss: Statistics and How to Cope​

For many people, losing a job not only means the loss of income and benefits, but also the loss of one’s identity.

A recession can exacerbate unemployment as more and more people experience downward mobility and income volatility. Job loss for people in the United States — a country where many people’s work and self-worth are interchangeable — can be an extremely traumatic experience, often leading many to despair and depression. 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.

Tips for Maintaining Job-Search Momentum: Stay Motivated in Your Job Search

Job-hunting. It’s not for the faint of heart. In fact, even the most determined, optimistic and thick-skinned job seekers get discouraged at times.  Phyllis Mufson, career consultant and life coach knows the drill.

“You procrastinate, and you tell yourself: you’re too old, too lazy, too broke or too inexperienced. You tell yourself, I’m not ready, no one will hire me, it’s too risky, too hard, not the right time, and on, and on, and on. Before your know it you’re at an impasse.”

But, don’t lose heart! You can get back on track and you will get a job! Here are some tips to help make it happen. 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.