Career>Connect Long Island

Career>Connect Long Island provides support for those seeking employment, those returning to the workforce and those looking to change career paths. Through one-on-one counseling, customized workshops and effective strategic planning, all job seekers are given the support needed to meet both short and long-term professional goals.

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.

Connect with us on social media:
Facebook Page: facebook.com/careerconnectlongisland
LinkedIn Group: linkedin.com/groups/12002571

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.

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.

APPLYING TO JOBS ONLINE: HOW TO BEAT THE SYSTEM
Did you know that your resume could be scanned and screened out by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) before it even gets to a recruiter or hiring manager? Learn how to outsmart the system in your job hunt in order to increase your odds of getting an interview.
At Marion & Aaron Gural JCC
207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst
Tuesday, October 23
7-8:30pm
Register

ASK THE EXPERT
Meet with other Career>Connect participants to share resources, ideas and leads regarding your job search. You will also have the opportunity to ask our Career Services Specialist job search related questions.
Tuesday, October 30
2-3:30pm
Register

RÉSUMÉ REVIEW
In this drop-in session, our Certified Professional Résumé Writers will review your résumé and provide suggestions for improvement and tips on how to make your résumé stand out. You must bring a hard copy of your résumé. Advanced registration advised, walk-ins welcome, first come, first served.
Thursday, November 8
1:30-2:30pm

READY, SET, GET A JOB: ADAPTING TO THE CHANGING JOB MARKET
Do you know how to execute an effective job search? This workshop will go over the latest strategies to help you find a job in the 21st century. You will leave with strategies and tools to show perspective employers how you are keeping up with the times and the competition.
At Suffolk Y JCC
74 Hauppauge Road, Commack
Tuesday, November 13, 10-11:30am
Register

At Friedberg JCC
15 Neil Court, Oceanside
Tuesday, November 13, 6:30-8pm
Register

ASK THE EXPERT
Meet with other Career>Connect participants to share resources, ideas, and leads regarding your job search. You will also have the opportunity to ask our Career Services Specialist all of your job search related questions.
Monday, November 26
11am-12:30pm

THE INS AND OUTS OF INTERVIEWING
Don’t let an unexpected interview question or a lack of preparation catch you off guard. In this workshop will provide you with a step-by-step guide to navigating the interview process, from researching the company before you arrive to writing a stand-out thank you note once you leave.
Wednesday, November 28
11am-12:30pm

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

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


ASK THE EXPERT

Meet with other Career>Connect participants to share resources, ideas and leads regarding your job search. You will also have the opportunity to ask our Career Services Specialist job search related questions.
Tuesday, October 30
2-3:30pm
Register

 

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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