Weekly Job Byte

Why Google for Jobs Is a Total Game Changer for Recruiters, Employers, and Job Sites

What Exactly is Google For Jobs?

Google For Jobs builds on the Google Cloud Jobs API, released in November.

According to Google, the API “uses machine learning to understand how job titles and skills relate to one another and what job content, location, and seniority are the closest match to a jobseeker’s preferences.”

The API can be purchased by companies to help them recruit better candidates on their job boards and websites.

Though still early, Google has seen promising results. Read More. 

What The Older, Long-Term Unemployed Need
An Article Featuring NSCN – An RTWNJ Partner
Job openings are at a record high and the unemployment rate has edged down to 4.3%, a 16-year low. But it’s a very different story for older unemployed Americans, especially ones out of work for over six months — the long-term unemployed.

A stunning 33% of job seekers ages 55 and older are long-term unemployed, according to the AARP Public Policy Institute.  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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New Ways to Job Hunt in the Digital Age
Based on the newest report regarding job trends conducted by Glassdoor, there are nearly 6 million available jobs at the moment. Unemployed individuals can assist their job search by registering with a recruitment agency in Ipswich. A&S Recruitment explains what you need to know and how to help you secure that position.

Expect to Take Evaluations

Based on the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology, 13 percent of employers use personality evaluations. Around 2.5 million individuals take the Meyer-Briggs evaluations every year, and 89 out of the Fortune 100 companies use it. The managing director of CEB Talent Assessment for the U.K. and Ireland, Nick Shaw, explained the design of the behavioural and cognitive tests. He says that these were made to search for the right person that has the right skills to fit a company. Read More.

Step 1 in the Ready To Work NJ Program – Job Readiness Workshops!

​​Improve your chances of getting a new job and complete the first step after registering (and being accepted) by taking advantage of the Ready To Work NJ 2 Day Workshop! These 2 day workshops help with resume & cover letter writing, interviewing techniques, networking & social media tips.

Upcoming workshops are scheduled at:​​​​​​​​​​

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.