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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...Read more »
How do October unemployment rates in Nassau and Suffolk stack up with the rest of the state? None too shabby.
They didn’t have the lowest rate among New York’s 62 counties, state Labor Department data released Thursday show. That distinction went to Tompkins County, home of Cornell University. Its jobless rate was 4.8 percent.
Nassau ranked seventh, with a 5.7 percent rate, and tied...Read more »
The New York State Labor Department has rescheduled the release dates for local employment and unemployment data, after a lengthy delay caused by the partial federal government shutdown.
Jobs data for September and October will be released on Nov. 21. They were originally scheduled for publication on Oct. 17 and Nov. 14, respectively.
The unemployment numbers for both months are scheduled...Read more »
Roof Diagnostics Solar in Bohemia will hold a job fair on Wednesday to try to fill 20 to 30 positions that include sales and installation.
The fair will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. at the company, located at 170 Wilbur Place, Suite 100.
Job-seekers are urged to attend a short presentation at 4 p.m. or 6 p.m. Candidates should also bring a resume and be prepared for a brief interview...Read more »
The Salvation Army hopes to beef up the ranks of one of the most telltale symbols of the approaching holiday season: its bell ringers.
The charity will recruit for its Christmas program at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Riverhead on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The group wants to staff eastern Long Island locations.
The job pays $7.50 an hour. Bell ringers...Read more »
A training program aimed at helping military veterans gain a foothold in the green construction industry will begin a new class on Nov. 4. The VetsBuild Long Island class will take up to 20 applicants, and possibly more, said Abdi Akgun, a program recruiter.
Bank of America provided a grant for the five-week, free class, Akgun said. The vets will learn the basics of weatherization and energy...Read more »
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...Read more »
It’s difficult to talk about the Long Island job market these days without caveats, the “yes, but” qualifications necessary when describing the complexity of the post-recession and post-Sandy employment situation here. And a recent blog post from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is proof of that.
Despite the storm’s destruction, “Long Island’s economy didn’t get derailed by Sandy,” said...Read more »
The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will host a number of companies recruiting for a variety of local jobs over the next three weeks.
The center will also host some events for people considering self-employment.
Renewal by Andersen, the window-replacement company, will be at the One-Stop in Hauppauge on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., hoping to fill 15 field-marketing representative...Read more »
Three jobs fairs and four individual employer recruiting sessions are on tap in Suffolk County, most of them next week.
National CareerFairs will feature its Long Island version on Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Melville Marriott at 1350 Walt Whitman Rd. Employers expected to attend represent a wide variety of businesses, including accounting, auditing, administrative and support services,...Read more »