Weekly Job Byte

Is Your Job Search Not Working?

Have you been applying to hundreds of jobs without getting a response? Maybe you’ve been on dozens of interviews but still haven’t received an offer. Or are you convinced that networking is a waste of time? Most job seekers become frustrated or discouraged at some point during the laborious and lengthy process. What can you do when your job search isn’t working?
It depends. If you’re not hearing back after applying for jobs, then you’ll need help with your resume and application. If you’ve had interviews, but no job offers, you’ll want to brush up on your interviewing skills. You can try these tips to improve your outcomes and keep a positive outlook during your job search. Read More.

4 Reasons You Need LinkedIn Recommendations
Do you really need written recommendations to land a job? We live in a networked world in which relationships and reputations matter. LinkedIn recommendations validate your reputation based on the endorsements from people who have seen your work in action.

Think about the last time you were online buying something. Did you happen to notice the product reviews or even a lack of reviews? Read More.

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.

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3 Things to Check Before You Start a Job Search

According to LinkedIn, fall brings a flurry of job-seeking activity measured by profile enhancements, resume updates and increases in online applications. With many major cities at or near historically low levels of unemployment, job prospects have never been better for workers looking to make a career change. Before you start a job search, here are three less obvious things to verify first. 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:

  • County College of Morris – Nov. 11 & 18 – 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.