Get the job even if you’re not the most qualified candidate

While there is always competition for any job, you can stand out from the rest by following some of the tips in this article at Business Insider.

http://www.businessinsider.com/get-the-job-even-if-youre-not-the-best-2014-10

  • Go to job fairs
  • Check into temporary agencies – you never know where a temporary job will lead you
  • Keep learning

We have job, Microsoft Office and many technology classes available at the Poughkeepsie Public Library District. All classes are free.
View our schedule here:
http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=POKLIB

Jobs Express shows over 10,000 available jobs in the Hudson Valley!

Have you searched Jobs Express yet?

Click the link below to go to the site:
Jobs Express – New York State Department of Labor
(http://www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm)

The Hudson Valley region has well over 10,000 jobs listed today (actual count as of this writing – 12,805).

Here is a short article at Mid-Hudson News:

Mid-Hudson News article  about Jobs Express from 10/14/14.
(http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2014/October/14/JobExpress-14Oct14.html)

 

Finding a job through networking

While there are jobs that can be found by applying online, you have a much better chance of landing the job you want through networking.

Click this article title at Job-hunt.org for more information:
Guide to Job Search Networking

This is a quote from the article – “In countless surveys and research, including those conducted by Job-Hunt, networking is the dominant method used by successful job seekers. More than 75% of the time!”

At the Poughkeepsie Public Library District, we have free classes and computer labs to assist you with job searching.

Our partner,  Dutchess One Stop (http://www.dutchessonestop.org/) offers Resume Critique, Job Club and Dreams, Goals, Action! classes at the library.

See our calendar for more information on classes and labs.

 

Dreams, Goals, Action! Thursday 10/9 2pm @ Adriance Library

In case you missed the 9/25 class (or maybe you would like to attend again), we have another Dreams, Goals, Action! coming up.

Are you frustrated with your job search? Getting the same results week after week?

Dreams, Goals, Action! is at the Adriance Library at 93 Market Street in Poughkeepsie, NY on Thursday, October 9.

This class, provided by Dutchess One Stop, can help you think outside the box and move forward in your job search.

“If you want to change your life, change the way you think!” Learn about setting goals and creating an action plan to get the career you really want.

Sign up here – click to register

OR call (845) 485-3445 x3380