THE ROADMAPAnnoucements, career tips, interview advice, success stories and more from the experts at RochesterWorks!
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - The United States Postal Service is looking to hire 50 new mail carriers in Rochester. The position of a city carrier assistant requires workers to deliver and collect mail on foot or by vehicle. Pay rates start at $16.78 an hour. Workers...read more
Are you looking for a rewarding career in public service with great benefits? Answer the call. The City of Rochester Emergency Communications Department is hiring ambitious and dedicated individuals as 911 Dispatchers and Telecommunicators -- no prior experience is...read more
Rochester Precision Optics is #hiring! 50+ positions available in A, B, and C shifts in our ultra-modern, high tech #optics manufacturing facility. RPO is a global leader in precision optics, optical components, and optical assemblies. As one of the fastest growing...read more
Do you have an upcoming interview and want to prove to an employer that you have the skills needed? Do you want to upgrade your skills and are thinking about training? What is Prove It!? Prove It! is an Internet-based skills assessment program that provides over 1,500...read more
Individuals are becoming employed through various programs at our RochesterWorks! Saint Paul office, here are some of the things being said when asked the question, how has becoming employed changed your life? Lavonia Dunbar (Assistant Teacher) The Rite Care Child...read more
Hilda came to the Work Experience Program with substantial experience and success in her entire adult life. Having no prior experience with social services she was uncomfortable and sometimes frustrated to be a part of the process. “Applying for benefits was one of...read more
Initially LeeAnn didn’t want any part of the Work Experience Program, but after going, she realized it was not what she expected. “I couldn’t believe how pleasant the advisor was. When I saw her smile at me, a burden was lifted off of my chest. She made my day when...read more
Leslie began her relationship with RochesterWorks! by participating in the job readiness training for individuals with families. Following that she immediately participated in the Work Experience Program. “The (job readiness) program was very beneficial because it...read more
RochesterWorks! and Monroe County Department of Human Services have partnered with the Young Adults Manufacturing Training Employment Program (YAMTEP)…read more
OBJECTION: We're not hiring. ANSWERS: That's okay. I'm not applying for a job. I am interested in your advice. That's okay. I'm not in any hurry. I just wanted you to know what I have to offer in case something opens up later. That's okay. I just wanted to know if you...read more
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5 Steps for Rapid Employment
A five-day, intensive job search training program that helps you get on the fast track to finding employment. Learn more
Finger Lakes Hired
Finger Lakes Hired helps the long term unemployed in our region return to the workforce. Learn more
Rochester Job Seekers FB Group
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Forklift Training program
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce teamed up with Partner members Foodlink and Monroe Community College’s Corporate College to offer an introductory forklift and industrial vehicle training course. The program is an initiative driven by input from Rochester Chamber member companies in need of entry-level material handling employees. Learn more
Experience Counts Security Guard Training & Licensing
The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL), Department of State Division of Licensing Services and the Department of Criminal Justice Services have established a program to assist qualified veterans in transferring military skills to civilian certification as Unarmed and Armed Security Guards. Learn more
Work at CDS!
CDS Life Transitions has numerous open positions including Direct Support Professionals, Van Drivers, and many more! They are listed at: cdslifetransitions.org/careers
New York INSPIRE
New York INSPIRE is a 4-year initiative focused on advanced manufacturing, health care, and IT career pathways. A limited number of tuition-based scholarships are available for qualified applicants who are 17 years of age or older, unemployed, underemployed, or under skilled.
Information Sessions at MCC Applied Technologies Center
Are you interested in pursuing a career in automotive technology, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, or precision tooling and machining? The first step is to attend an information session where you will learn about the programs available in your area of interest, and tour the MCC Applied Technologies Center. Learn more
Only RochesterWorks! provides a unique set of customized services to businesses and job seekers at little-to-no cost, preparing a skilled workforce and connecting them with opportunities in our region.