Weekly Job Byte

How Recruiters Effectively Use Social Media
We live in the age of social media, and recruiters are finding that social media platforms are among the best tools for finding talent. In fact, a Jobvite survey in 2015 revealed that 92 percent of recruiters are using social media to find the right candidates.

Social media has become such an effective hiring tool because recruiters can browse the social media accounts of potential candidates. Social media is a great way to verify professional experience and review character. Read More. ​​​

How to Be Media Social
Many people don’t realize how different the job search of today is from the job search of not even a few years ago. Many others find it difficult to learn about today’s different kind of search and therefore shove the issue to their back burner, planning to deal with it later—if they do at all. Yet others, often younger ones, embrace the new wave and benefit from it.

Social media are open for two-way communication and are important for more than social interaction. Read More. 

3 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Job Search (and 3 Ways to Avoid)
Many of us view social media as a way to keep up with the lives of old friends and family. That’s a pretty good use for it, right? But as social media has expanded, its potential as a resource for its users, especially professionally, has grown tremendously.

LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter,Pinterest and Instagram are just a few of the social media channels that, when used correctly, can improve your career.

Job seekers specifically can reap countless benefits from social media, including finding better jobs and becoming more visible to hiring managers.

However, we’ve all heard our fair share of horror stories when it comes to mixing social media and job searching. 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.

​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. ​