Free help for long-term unemployed to find jobs

Job seekers who have been out of work for more than six months have no shortage of advice. How to write a resume. How to dress for a job interview. How to create a LinkedIn page. But the nation hasn’t gotten a grip yet on how to help long-term unemployed workers rebound from what amounts to […]

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US labor secretary talks with New Jersey’s long-term unemployed

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez met with out-of-work New Jerseyans, workforce professionals, and other government officials at Rutgers University on Tuesday for a roundtable discussion on the state’s high long-term unemployment rate. Taking part in the discussion at the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development were staff members and participants from the New Start Career […]

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Heldrich Center launches New Start Career Network to assist NJ’s older, long-term unemployed workers reenter the workforce

The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development recently introduced the New Start Career Network, an initiative to assist New Jersey’s long-term unemployed to reenter the workforce. Led by the Heldrich Center in collaboration with private-sector employers, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and a network of volunteer career coaches, the New Start Career Network will make […]

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