Weekly Job Byte

9 Reasons Networking Is ESSENTIAL to Your Job Search and Career Success

Networking. We all know we should be doing it. But similar to going to the gym or starting a diet, it’s something that many of us dread rather than get excited about. As a result it’s something we avoid like the plague. Or we partake in it, but then spend hours moaning about how much we hated it afterwards.

The fact is, in today’s market, building a strong network is crucial to both career and business success. The job market is saturated with highly experienced, qualified job seekers –  with approximately 700 people applying to every role advertised. The media is flooded with success stories of wealthy entrepreneurs, inspiring more and more people to be the next big CEO, increasing competition even further in the business world. Read More.

The Top Ten Most Common
Interview Mistakes
It’s a real achievement to be asked to attend a job interview – it shows you have an excellent resume and that you’ve written a first-rate application or an attention-grabbing cover letter. But all too often people then go on to blow their chance of securing the job by making basic – and usually avoidable – errors at the interview.

So what can trip you up and spoil your chances of clinching that longed-for job offer?  Read More.

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Why Can’t I Find a Job?
16 Common Reasons
If you’ve been job searching for more than a month and haven’t gotten the results you want, this article is going to help you answer “Why can’t I find a job?”

Go through the scenarios below, decide which one describes your situation best, and read what you need to do to fix it and get hired! 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:

  • 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.