DOL’s Mohawk Valley Region Career Fair is Wed., January 26th

FROM DOL: Are you looking to advance your career, or get back into the workforce? Then attend the Mohawk Valley Virtual Career Fair on January 26, 2022 from 11 AM till 2 PM. We are excited to offer this sophisticated job fair simulation where businesses and jobseekers can connect in a virtual setting in real-time, while keeping the familiar feel and positive outcomes of a physical recruitment event!

The New York State Department of Labor is proud to announce the Mohawk Valley Virtual Career Fair on January 26, 2022 with a Preview Day scheduled for January 25, 2022 starting at 9:00 am. The Preview day is an opportunity for attendees to view participating businesses and available positions, as well as become familiar with navigating the site before the live event. There will be a variety of job opportunities and positions available in the Mohawk Valley Region.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity! Register today!

https://nysdolvirtual5.easyvirtualfair.com/

After completing the registration, you will need to login and create a profile where you can upload your resume.

For more information about this exciting event, or if you have any questions, please e-mail us at VirtualJobFairs@labor.ny.gov

We look forward to “seeing” you at this exciting event!

  • Would like to attend a tutorial on how to navigate the Virtual Career Fair platform? There is one coming up on Tuesday, January 18th and another on Monday, January 24th. The links are below.

We’d like to invite you to attend one of our upcoming Virtual Career Fair Trainings! This is your opportunity to see the virtual career fair platform in action and ask questions about how to navigate an event!

If you are registered for an upcoming virtual career fair hosted by the New York State Department of Labor, or are just curious about how they work, give yourself the best virtual experience and presence possible! Attend our upcoming trainings on Monday, January 24th to learn more on how to navigate a virtual career fair, soon you will be on your way to a new career!

At this event, you will learn:

  • Technology requirements and how to access the event.
  • How to create your user profile and upload your resume.
  • How to navigate the live event and use the chat features.
  • Helpful tips and best practices when navigating a virtual event.

WHAT: Learn How to Navigate a Virtual Career Fair Training hosted by The NYS Department of Labor.

WHERE: This is a live event hosted on zoom. Please click the link to join the webinar:

WHEN: Tuesday, January 18th 1-2pm: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AkXPGgmrQuOsrCcdzJo7Qw

Monday, January 24th 10-11 am: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4lQV3otNTyuJWaME4HUe_g

We look forward to helping you prepare for our events!

For questions or assistance, please email virtualjobfairs@labor.ny.gov



Women in Apprenticeships & Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Career Fair February 9th!

The Workforce Development Board’s WANTO grant program will hold a women-focused virtual career fair on February 9th, from 11:00am to 1:00pm!

This program is available in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Onondaga, Otsego, Schoharie, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins counties. All businesses and job seekers in these counties are invited to attend!

Registration Link for Businesses: https://pvapi.premiervirtual.com/s/dE96Bd

Registration Link for Job Seekers: https://pvapi.premiervirtual.com/s/WRr6oW

What are non-traditional occupations for women? Go here to learn more about the WANTO program and its goals.

We hope you can join us!






Happy Holidays from the Workforce Development Board/Working Solutions!

All Working Solutions offices will be closed on December 24th and December 31st.

The Workforce Development Board offices at 209 Elizabeth Street in Utica will be closed from December 24th through December 31st.

Wishing you all happy holidays, a merry Christmas and a joyous New Year!

 


Madison County Working Solutions is Offering Job Search Resources at Locations Near You in January

Are you looking for employment, but are struggling with the job search process? Do you struggle with writing a resume? Madison County Working Solutions can help and they are now bringing their services to you, by holding office hours in locations across Madison County.

At these locations, Career Center staff will assist with career counseling; resume assistance, interviewing tips, training information, funding opportunities, job search assistance, and information about job fair recruitments. Madison County High School Seniors not planning to attend college will also have an opportunity to explore their options after high school. In addition, Madison County Youth will learn about the Madison County Summer Youth Program. Please check out the upcoming locations, dates, and times that Working Solutions staff will be in your area. As a reminder, the Career Center in Wampsville is open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM