Weekly Job Byte

Fantastic Jobs and Where to Find Them
The job market offers no guarantees. Changes in policy, economic forces and consumer behavior may turn today’s good jobs into tomorrow’s relics. Careers still in their infancy right now could explode in just a few years.

Despite the inherent uncertainty of making predictions, economists who study labor and employment trends use data to make fairly solid projections about what jobs will be in high demand in the future. Growth in these careers will likely exceed the average growth rate for all occupations, which is expected to be 7 percent from 2016 to 2026. Read More.

3 Annoying Cover Letter Blunders
With unemployment at an all-time low, many employers are complaining they’re struggling to find the talent they need. Meanwhile, millions of job seekers are frustrated by the lack of responses they’re getting from applying to jobs online. Especially when they take the extra time to write a cover letter.

Recruiters Say Most Cover Letters Stink
One of the most common things recruiters say… Read More. 

Changing Careers? Do This First

Have you tried to switch from your current career field with little success?  Does it seem like you almost get the desired job, but then another candidate gets the position and you lose out?  Are you frustrated at the difficulty of transitioning to a new career field and feel stuck in your current role?  With a few changes, you might find that your story will get better. Because the truth is, that “perfect” candidate is probably not out there.  Even though you are from a different field, you might be just what the employer needs.  But it’s your job to show that.  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.