Weekly Job Byte

The Avoidable Mistake That Could Cost YOU The Job

Your interview doesn’t start when you shake hands with your interviewer — it starts as soon as you walk through the front door.

Unfortunately, job seekers often forget that they should be on their best behavior from the get go, and this could wind up costing them the job.

It’s imperative to think before you speak, even when you think no one involved in the hiring decision is listening. Read More.


The Mistake 99 Percent of
LinkedIn Users Make
Last week, LinkedIn celebrated its 13th birthday. It’s officially a teenager. With more than 414 million users, it’s the largest professional social network. And it’s getting bigger by the day, making it the biggest pool of talent online as well. When it comes to LinkedIn, we’re all little fishes in a big pond. Which means, if you want to be contacted about great business and career opportunities through LinkedIn, you need to stand out. However, that’s where many users are making a critical mistake. Read More.

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How to Write a Cover Letter – With Examples
How do you write an awesome cover letter that will land you the job?

Let me tell you a short story first.

Once upon a time, there was a girl who wanted to work with books.

She loved the smell of ink and paper. She loved to run her fingertips along the leathery spines of old novels.

So, she wrote a great cover letter and gave it to the head librarian. She was hired on the spot and lived happily ever after.

Wait, what? 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:

  • Camden CC – Aug. 16 & 17 – Contact Dan Lim
  • Union CC – Aug. 16 & 17 – Contact John Radvany
  • Bergen CC – Sep. 8 & 9 – Contact Unnati Patel
  • County College of Morris – Sep. 9 & 16 – Contact Jaci Teune

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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