Imagine that you’re on a road trip. You are leaving New Jersey and heading to Abingdon, Virginia for a weekend of peace and quiet. Since you are without a map or GPS, you just start driving south. Instead of ending up in southwestern Virginia, you are now located in Cape May. Maybe your plan was going to the beach, but you catch my drift.
Getting focused on an employment plan will really help you narrow what you want to do and how you want to get there. What types of industries are you interested in? Do you need training? If so, what kind of training? Are there jobs in this industry? Where are they?
Really put some thought into your EDP. It is designed to center your job search activities. If you’ve already completed one, but just filled it in to get it done, you may want to do another. Actually, think about it. Don’t use this as a segue to the “next” step.
You will find the link for the EDP here. If you need help, please reach out to your program coordinator for direction.
But here’s the thing: While most of us know what we should or could be doing to make the transition happen… Read More.
Signs It’s Time to Find a New Destiny
Do you feel like tossing the alarm clock across the room when it goes off in the morning? Dreading the thought of facing another day at work as you drag yourself out of bed? These are just two indicators it’s probably time to make a change. However, these signs could point to your job or your industry. Read More.
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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:
- Passaic CC -Wayne Campus- Jan. 29 & 31 – Contact Jaci Teune
- Rowan @ Burlington – Jan. 31 & Feb. 5 – Contact Joe Pranzatelli
- Bergen CC – Feb. 1 & 2 – Contact Monica Rock
- Essex CC – Feb. 6 & 8 – Contact Monica Rock
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.