Weekly Job Byte

Five Tips for Job Hunting with a Disability
Finding a job isn’t easy for anyone in this market, but for job hunters with disabilities, the search can seem especially daunting.

“There is a tendency among people to make assumptions,” said Dan Ryan of the University of Buffalo, author of the Job Search Handbook for People with Disabilities. Interviewers may be uncomfortable or worry that a disability in one area will carry over into others.

Ryan and other experts offer these tips for making sure a disability doesn’t stand in the way of getting a job. Read More.


When It Comes to Age Bias, Tech Companies Don’t Even Bother to Lie
Imagine you’re African-American and working at a 500-person technology company where everyone else is white, and one day the CEO declares in a national newspaper interview that his company’s lack of diversity isn’t an accident. In fact he prefers to hire white people because when it comes to technology white people simply make better employees.

That statement would be unthinkable. But what if a tech CEO made the same comment about age? Read More.


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


BioNJ Career/Connection Industry Job Fair

On Thursday, April 14 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Rutgers University, College Avenue Student Center, New Brunswick. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to meet face-to-face with life sciences employers looking to connect with industry professionals. Spend quality time with influential decision makers from some of New Jersey’s top pharma and biotech companies, such as Amicus Therapeutics, Covance, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Joule Clinical & Scientific, Kashiv Pharma, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, PTC Therapeutics and Regeneron. New companies are signing up every day.

Come ready to expand your professional network and uncover new opportunities. When you register, remember to sign up for the BioNJ Job Board.

Click here to register and sign up for the job board!


​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:​​​​​
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  • Gloucester CC – Apr. 15 & 18 Contact Dan Lim
  • Bergen CC – Apr. 14 & 15 Contact Dale Favia
  • Gloucester CC – Apr. 15 & 18 Contact Dan Lim
  • Camden CC – Apr. 19 & 20 Contact Dan Lim
  • Union CC – Apr. 26 & 27 Contact John Radvany
  • Middlesex CC – Apr. 27 & 28 Contact John Radvany
  • Gloucester CC – Apr. 27 & 28 Contact Dan Lim
  • Essex CC – Apr. 28 & 29 Contact Dale Favia

Candidates may also receive a phone call from the participating Colleges. Note: if email link doesn’t work, please use the first initial last name @ njworkforce.org to send an email.

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