Career>Connect Long Island

We offer a wide array of career services which seek to address your unique needs, regardless of where you may be within your employment journey.

Whether you are looking to change career paths, or have been impacted by the recession and its aftermath, we provide a continuum of career support for the greater community.

These services include: individual career counseling; group support; career development and skill-building workshops and financial and legal counseling. Additionally, you will have access to our social, recreational and volunteer programs.

VERMILION TALENT – vermiliontalent.com
Vermilion Talent is the hub for career re-entry for female professionals in the Tri-State area ready to reclaim their careers, offering a portfolio of services such as events, links to resources, placement and networking opportunities. The Long Island Networking Group meets monthly in Huntington.

Interested in becoming a community partner? Please contact Michelle Laser, LCSW, Director of Social Services, 516-484-1545, ext. 200, mlaser@sjjcc.org.

Workshops +
Events

WORKSHOPS

Workshops take place at Sid Jacobson JCC unless otherwise noted.

INTRODUCTION TO LINKEDIN
You’ve heard the buzz about LinkedIn, but what is it? This workshop will cover the basics about the social network, including step-by-step instruction in creating a profile and tips on how to begin networking online.
Tuesday, February 27
11:30am-1pm
Register

COVER LETTERS + THANK YOU NOTES
Learn how to draft a cover letter that will land you that coveted interview. In this workshop, we will discuss the different types of cover letters and the ways you can make your skills and experience stand out. We will also discuss style, content and timing of the thank you note that follows an interview.
Tuesday, March 13
3-4:30pm
Register

JOB SEARCH Q&A
Meet with other Career>Connect members to share resources, ideas and leads regarding your job search. You will also have the opportunity to ask our Career Services Specialist questions regarding your job search.
Tuesday, March 20
2-3:30pm
Register

TAKING YOUR LINKEDIN ACCOUNT TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Maximize your LinkedIn connections and networkin copg strategies by implementing new tips and tricks to take your account to the next level. We will also cover profile must haves, organizing your connections and how to increase your visibility.
Monday, March 26
11am-12:30pm
Register

Employment
Boot Camp

EMPLOYMENT BOOT CAMP

This comprehensive and intensive program is designed to help participants navigate their job search. Through workshops, you will learn how to conduct an effective search needed to beat out the competition and land a new job.

Eight days of training workshops include:

  • Small, interactive classes
  • Customized coaching in networking, résumé and cover letter writing, interviewing techniques, LinkedIn, offer and negotiation and more
  • Access to one-on-one career coaching

8 sessions
Begins Monday, March 5 and ends on Wednesday, March 28
5:45-8:45pm
$80 / members $70
Register

Participants must attend all 8 sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays

 

Resume
Writing

RÉSUMÉ WRITING SERVICES

Our Career Services Specialists are Certified Professional Résumé Writers and offer résumé writing for college graduates, entry level, professional level and career changers. In person résumé consultation to discuss career goals, details of work experience, and measurable achievements in order to develop a customized résumé. Included in cost is one review of résumé and one revision. PDF and Word document provided. Please note, prices are subject to change based on unique individual circumstances.

COLLEGE GRAD
Current undergraduate college students and recent college grads within 6 months
1 page résumé
$100

ENTRY LEVEL
Up to 3 years of experience
1 page résumé
$125

PROFESSIONAL
Over 3 years of experience
Professional level résumé
$195

CAREER CHANGER
Several years of experience in previous career
Professional level résumé
$225

Employer
Partnerships

EMPLOYER PARTNERSHIPS

Recruitment, Internship and Volunteer Services

Career>Connect Long Island partners with employers and the business community to find the best match of qualified candidates for your open employment opportunities. We can bring you talented staff to help you run your business, whether you are for-profit or nonprofit.

Program Population

We currently assist job seekers, including those with special needs, to secure volunteer, intern and career opportunities. Our job seekers range from new high school/college graduates to experienced professionals.

HOW YOUR BUSINESS CAN GET INVOLVED

Become an Employer Partner through:

Employment- We provide recruitment assistance for your hiring needs. You will work closely with us through the interviewing and hiring process, as well as gain our ongoing support to create a win-win employment opportunity.

Internships- (school year and/or summer) You provide a safe learning opportunity, and we provide the insurance coverage and stipends for our students (special needs population only).

Volunteer Opportunities- A variety of career-focused volunteer opportunities are available for you and your employees. Activities include: guest speaking opportunities, mock interview workshops and speed networking events.

WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD COLLABORATE

  • No fee recruitment services- for all industries and all skills level in for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
  • Assessment and selection- we assess your staffing needs and screen applicants to assure the right match.
  • Transition services- on-site support can be provided to new employees to ensure a successful employment experience (special needs population only).

Employment at
the JCC


Want more information?

Michelle Laser, LCSW, Director of Social Services, 516-484-1545 ext. 200, mlaser@sjjcc.org

Heather Rottmund, MHA, Career Services Specialist, 516-484-1545 ext. 104, hrottmund@sjjcc.org

Linda Samet, M.Ed., Career Services Specialist, 516-484-1545 ext. 112, lsamet@sjjcc.org

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