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Written by, Corey Nash

ROCHESTER, NY- On January 8th, 2018, John Premo, Director of Community & Business Services & Rosa Montanaro, Workshop Specialist,both sat down with Channel 8 News to talk about the 11th Annual Career Conference & Job Fair. The Career Conference will be one of the biggest hiring events in Rochester during the year. With over 70 employers, job seekers can feel confident with the number of employment options they will have in front of them. Tips from Rosa for Job Seekers: -Look at what organizations are going to be there. -Have a game plan of who you want to speak to. -know a little bit about the company so you don’t ask them what they do, you know a little bit about what they do. -Definitely update your resume so that it’s the most relevant and shows your most recent work experience. Workshops @ the Conference:  10:30am WORKSHOP: Behind the Scenes with a Recruiter, Presented by John Logal with Apple One Employment Services In this workshop you will learn from a Recruiter:
  • How candidates are found using an Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) System
  • The role LinkedIn plays in the process
  • The difference between a job board and ATS from a recruiter’s perspective
  • How you can stand out over others that have applied
  12:30pm WORKSHOP: Optimize Your Mind, Maximize Your Outcomes, Presented by Rosa Smith-Montanaro Learn to develop a positive mindset with coaching techniques to help you make a favorable impact. Stay Connected with RochesterWorks! through social media. Follow us New Job Listing & Workshop dates.

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Written by, Corey Nash

HENRIETTA, NY.-  On January 17th, 2019, more than 1000 job seekers stopped into the Flynn Center @ Monroe Community College to speak with over 70 companieslooking to hiring motivated individuals who are seeking employment. The event ran from 10am to 2pm, with lines of people trying to check in for registration. The 11th Annual Career Conference offered workshops during the fair, one by Rosa-Smith Montanaro & another presented by John Logal. Both of the workshops met full room capacity, which is the first time it has ever happened at the Career Conference.  This was one of the most successful conferences yet.
RochesterWorks! has committed all of our general Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Worker training grant funds for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2019. We do have some Youth training funds, and we anticipate that we will receive some additional training funds for Dislocated Wokers. Otherwise, we will not be able to award new WIOA funds for training programs that start prior to July 1, 2019. If you are unsure, please speak with a staff member at one of our career centers.



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