The Do’s and Don’ts of a Successful Job Search

Do . . . Dress professionally Be prepared at all times for an interview (in person, on the spot, or on the phone) Follow-up when you say you will Be persistent Expect the process to take some time Use manners Arrive early (10 minutes) for appointments and interviews Ask people you know if they know…

HR Tips: Free or Low Cost Job Posting Sites

If you’re overwhelmed by the cost and number of websites available to help you share your job postings, look no further!   We’ve compiled a list of free or low cost websites* to help you get started… RochesterWorks! NYS Department of Labor Job Bank, Social Media – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn WROC 8 Workforce Development Page…

6 Keys for a Successful Job Search

If you’ve been laid off, want to switch careers, or are running into dead ends finding a better job, consider the following six steps. Successful job searches involve these key strategies.   Assess your current skills. Determine which of your skills can be transferred to a field that is growing. Even if you acquired your…

Greece Central School District Helps Teen Mom Pursue Education

Balancing Roles Heather is her own best example of her goals to never give up and to keep looking forward. Enrolled in the Gateways Program at Greece Central School District in December of 2014 while pregnant, Heather studied for the TASC exam in Greece’s High School Equivalency class. Motivated, goal oriented, and responsible, Heather fulfilled…

Center for Youth Success Story

Tatiana  is 18 years old. In June 2015, after graduating from high school, she enrolled in the WIOA Job Readiness Program at the Center for Youth. While enrolled in the program she experienced several personal obstacles that interfered with her ability to secure employment and further her education. However, her relentless drive and motivation to…