Weekly Job Byte

Why Asking This 1 Question Will Get You a Job Much Faster
Hillary spent seven months in 2017 looking for a job. She didn’t get any interviews. She was convinced there was something wrong with her. Her career confidence dwindled. I don’t blame her for feeling this way. The unemployment rate last year was at a record-low (and continues to be). Employers are complaining they can’t find enough talent. Which means, getting hired in a good economy should be easy, right? But, the truth is, even if you’re a rockstar at what you do, failing to do one thing prior to embarking on a job search can result in it taking much longer. Hillary didn’t complete a critical activity before she started looking for work and it resulted in months of wasted job search efforts. Read More.

How to Effectively Stay Motivated When Unable to Find a Job
It’s never the best feeling in the world when you lose a job and have a hard time finding a new one. However, that doesn’t mean it’s time to give up. In fact, it means that now is the time to work harder than ever. Here’s how to effectively stay motivated when you’re unable to find a new job.

Focus on Your Future
You never want to be constantly dwelling on the past, and the… Read More. 

Top 11 Dos and Don’ts for Your Job Search

When you’re looking for a new job, it pays to concentrate on what you can control. You can’t make the perfect opportunity appear, or influence the hiring manager’s mood when he’s reviewing resumes, or alter company policy to ensure that you receive a call back in a timely fashion.

Here’s what you can control: you. You have absolute control over everything you do during a job search, from crafting your resume and cover letter to communicating with potential employers to conducting yourself professionally during a job interview.

To maximize your chances of getting an offer, you need to put your best foot forward.  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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​​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:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Bergen CC – April 5 & 6 – 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.