How to Revamp Your Job Search Strategy

Gary Workshop Participant After two months and over one hundred applications Gary realized that his job search needed a change—a change that brought him to RochesterWorks! At first Gary thought RochesterWorks! was only available for those on unemployment, but he soon realized that it is available to help anyone that lives in Monroe County. Taking…

How to Build Your Experience with Contract Work

Carol5 Steps Graduate Benefits and risks accompany every situation in life. Contract work is no exception. While it’s not the best for everyone it can give you an opportunity to expand your experience with no strings attached as you look for a full-time position in your industry. For Carol, the decision to embrace contract work…

Job Search Resources Everyone Should Know About

Shelly 5 Steps Graduate Timing is everything—especially when you’re looking for work. If you’ve lost your job you know all too well of the panic that sets in as you begin your job search. You need a job! In fact, you needed it yesterday. After twenty-five years with her previous employer, Shelly realized that she…

Top Tips from Xerox Presentation

Each month RochesterWorks! features a Monroe County employer that is noted for their dedication to recruiting and using RochesterWorks! services. During the month we spotlight their company on our website and give them an opportunity to share tips and information about their business with interested job seekers. In July we invited Xerox to be our…

Top Tips from Verizon Wireless Presentation

Each month RochesterWorks! features a Monroe County employer that is noted for their dedication to recruiting and using RochesterWorks! services. During the month we spotlight their company on our website and give them an opportunity to share tips and information about their business with interested job seekers at our Employer Presentation. In June we invited…

Targeting: the Key to an Efficient Job Search

Valerie 5 Steps Graduate & Workshop Participant According to Valerie, the key to a successful job search is targeting—not roles, but organizations where you would be a good fit. Recognizing this fact Valerie came to RochesterWorks! for help. It was here that her job search strategies grew and developed into the efficient methods that landed…