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Suffolk events for job seekers

Hiring will be the subject of several Long

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Several events for job seekers will take place in Suffolk County over the next two weeks. They include:

A job fair on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel, formerly the Ronkonkoma Holiday Inn. Admission and parking are free.

A job fair on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wyandanch Public Library. Employers scheduled to be on hand include Aflac, Allen Health...

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LI trampoline park to hire 150

Sky Zone, a Deer Park indoor trampoline park that opens next month, will hold a job fair Wednesday to fill about 150 full and part-time positions.

The fair will take place from 1 to 7 p.m. on the Brentwood campus of Suffolk County Community College.

The franchisee hopes to hire cashiers, event hosts, event assistants and court monitors. The jobs pay from $8.25 to $10 an hour, depending...

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LI job growth state's 2nd highest

Job seekers fill out applications at the Coach

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Long Island’s private sector looked pretty strong in October. The sector posted the second-strongest job growth in the state last month, outpaced only by New York City,  Labor Department data released Thursday show. And October marked the 41st-consecutive month of year-over-year employment gains in the sector.

The Island’s 2.4 percent job growth last month, nearly matched the City’s 2.5...

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Suffolk sponsors job recruiting

Nina Ohakam, of Islandia, searches for job applications

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The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will host a series of on-site job recruiting sessions over the next month at its Hauppauge and Riverhead locations and the Riverhead Free Library.

On Monday in Hauppauge and Tuesday in Riverhead, the staffing company Express Employment Professionals is hoping to hire 210 seasonal floor associates and stock workers for “a large retail chain” with...

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