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RochesterWorks! and Monroe County Department of Human Services have partnered with the Young Adults Manufacturing Training Employment Program (YAMTEP)…read more
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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...read more
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....read more
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...read more
RochesterWorks! reimburses NiCoForm $5,000 in costs to train a new hireread more
Larry Simonelli’s email signature says a lot about him. The signature says, “Your future will be better than your past.” That optimism was put to the test when he found himself not making ends meet. “When you are not working, there is no purpose in life,” Simonelli...read more
Kevin Gorman is a seasoned leader in Rochester’s marketing community. Despite a wealth of experience, he found himself out of work in early 2016. Kevin Gorman He faced one of the most baffling but increasingly common problems that older job seekers face: he was...read more
Do . . . Dress professionally Be prepared at all times for an interview (in person, on the spot, or on the phone) Follow-up when you say you will Be persistent Expect the process to take some time Use manners Arrive early (10 minutes) for appointments and interviews...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
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.
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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
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.