Weekly Job Byte


​Register Now for the NSCN November 30th Job Fair!
Please join the NSCN‘s third Job Fair on Thursday, November 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The fair will be held at the Rutgers University Busch Student Center, 604 Bartholomew Road, Piscataway, N.J.

Please note the NSCN Job Fair is exclusively for NSCN member job seekers!

​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. ​

​Hiring Older Workers ​Is Suddenly In Season
For more than 30 years, Bill Simonowicz drove his iconic UPS truck around the artsy Minnesota harbor town of Grand Marais delivering packages. He retired six years ago, but after two years away from the job, Simonowicz joined its holiday season workforce from Thanksgiving to Christmas. “It’s pretty easy work,” says Simonowicz, 58. “And there is light at the end of the tunnel.”

In recent years, he typically put in six-to-eight hour days during the busy holiday push. But with the recent rise in e-commerce deliveries, Simonowicz says he wouldn’t be surprised to work longer days this year.

He’s got company.

Tapping the Retiree Base for the Holidays

The giant packaging and delivery businesses are increasingly tapping into their retiree base to meet the holiday rush. “UPS actively went after its retirees,” says Simonowicz.  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:​​​​​​​​​​

  • Middlesex CC – Nov. 29 & 30 – Contact John Radvany
  • Rowan @ Burlington – Dec. 1 & 4 – Contact John Radvany
  • Bergen CC – Dec. 7 & 8 – Contact Monica Rock
  • County College of Morris – Dec. 8 & 11 – 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.