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Overcoming Objections in Your Job Search

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...

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Best Practices for Job Search Success

    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.   ABOUT US Blog Contact us Media Contacts Request...

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Reenergize your job search

Do you need to find a new job soon? These tips can super charge your job search! 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...

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Writing Your Resume

Formatting Resumes should be done on high-grade, letter-sized bond paper in a clean standard typeface such as Arial or Tahoma in 11-12 pt. font. Avoid fonts like Brush Script and Broadway and avoid using unnecessary effects like underlining, bulleting and bolding....

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The Parts of a Resume

There are a number of parts that make up a resume, some are mandatory and some are interchangeable based on the type of resume you chose to use. The following section will list and explain the most common. For more information on how you lay out your resume, feel free...

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Join us for our weekly Job Fair

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Job Fairs

Rochester's most comprehensive list of job fairs is here.

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

Career Planning

Are you thinking about changing careers?  Or perhaps you need to upgrade your skills to advance in your current career field.  Either way we can help.

Need help with RG&E?

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps low-income people pay the cost of heating or cooling their homes. Learn more.

Application forms here and here

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

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

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