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The Suffolk County Labor Department will host three on-site recruitment events next week for companies looking to hire for more than 50 open positions total.
The recruitment events will take place from Monday to Wednesday at the Suffolk One-Stop Employment Center at 725 Veterans Memorial Hwy. in Hauppauge. Here are the days and times:
MONDAY, 1 to 3 p.m. FJC Security Services will...Read more »
A re-entry job fair for ex-offenders drew around 250 attendees, with 10 to 15 percent of participants receiving job offers, said the Suffolk County Labor Department, which organized the event.
The event, which was held last week, featured not only companies looking to hire new employees but also nonprofit organizations that offered legal and career advice. Five former offenders also gave a...Read more »
Roof Diagnostics Inc., a New Jersey provider of solar panel systems, will be hiring 40 new employees to staff its first Long Island office, which will open next month in Bethpage.
The company, of Wall, N.J., will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Courtyard Marriott in Ronkonkoma. The event will include an introductory talk on the solar industry and its...Read more »
Macy's will host a job fair Thursday to hire more than 30 part-time sales associates for its Long Island stores.
The chain retailer will be hiring for Option 5 sales associates, which are part-time employees who work one or two shifts per week. Option 5 associates will be expected to work on weekends and during the holidays, and will have benefits such as retail discounts and paid time...Read more »
Eighteen health-care employers -- a majority of them hospitals and nursing homes across Long Island -- will be looking to hire at a Suffolk County job fair Wednesday.
There will be more than 200 jobs available at the event, including skilled posts like certified nursing assistants and physical therapists, as well as clerical jobs, said Kirk Cronk, the director of business services at the Suffolk...Read more »
Estee Lauder will be hiring for more than 100 open positions at an open recruitment event Tuesday.
The Manhattan-based skin care and cosmetics company is trying to fill product line positions at its Melville facility, which entails assembling and packaging Estée Lauder products.
The recruitment event will be run by staffing company Manpower at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center...Read more »
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday he wants Industrial Development Agencies to be more effective in preserving and creating jobs, and that’s best achieved with more state oversight.
Cuomo, responding to reporters’ questions after a speech at SUNY Old Westbury, said, “When it comes to the IDAs that are giving out tax benefits, I want to make sure these entities are doing it as well as it can...Read more »
Home Depot plans to hire 900 seasonal sales associates on Long Island in anticipation of a busy spring season, the home improvement chain said Wednesday.
The Long Island hires are part of more than 80,000 temporary employees the store plans to bring on board across the United States for its busiest selling season.
Seasonal workers are typically employed for about three months, and Home...Read more »
Adchem, a manufacturer of adhesive tape products in Riverhead, will hold a recruitment event to fill eight positions Tuesday.
The event, run through the Suffolk County Department of Labor, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Riverhead County Center.
This is the first time that the Suffolk Labor department has run a recruitment fair on the East End, which should make the event...Read more »
The Westbury office of a Pennsylvania pharmaceutical company, will close and lay off all of its 58 employees, according to a filing from the New York State Labor Department.
The WARN notice filed by Endo Health Solutions said most of the employees will be laid off Feb. 28 -- when the office is set to officially close -- although some will stay on to wind down operations. The reason for the...Read more »