Urban League’s YouthBuild Program Success Story

Anton enrolled in Urban League’s YouthBuild program in April 2015. Since then, Anton’s strong communication skills, drive to succeed, and charming personality are leading him down the road to success. Working closely with his Program Navigator, Anton continues to work on his employment and educational goals and has accomplished the following to date: Obtained PACT…

Top Tips from the Photonics and Mechatronics Career Panel

By Mary Lynne Turner, RochesterWorks! Career Services Advisor Since July 2015, there has been a lot excitement surrounding the announcement of the Department of Defense’s plan to make the Rochester area into a national hub for the photonics industry. With this excitement has come a lot of questions. What is photonics? How many jobs will…

Top Tips from the CORE Employment Store Presentation

By Daniel Donnarumma, RochesterWorks! Career Services Advisor On October 21, 2015, RochesterWorks! invited Karyn Tellez, Director of Services at CORE Employment Store, to present to job seekers as our October Business of the Month. Karyn discussed a variety of topics including CORE Employment Store, job search tips, and how to create an effective profile on…

How a 5 Step Program Helped Me Find a Job

Say “Hello!” to Catherine, Jim, and JoAnn—three graduates from the RochesterWorks! 5 Steps to Rapid Employment Program. Now, “What is 5 Steps to Rapid Employment?” you may ask. Instead of hearing it from our perspective, keep reading and learn more about it from graduates who have used the principles they have learned to find a…

RochesterWorks! and a 5 Step Program– a Dynamic Duo that Works!

Meet Deborah, Beth, and Chris—three RochesterWorks! 5 Steps to Rapid Employment Program graduates. Each of these graduates faced struggles common to many job seekers. Deborah struggled with staying positive, Beth struggled with networking, and Chris struggled with interviews, but none of them struggled alone. They came to RochesterWorks! for help and participated in one of…