Presentation on theme: "Your One-Stop Career Center"— Presentation transcript:
1Your One-Stop Career Center Welcome to CNY Works!Office Hours:Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pmTuesdays 8:00am – 8:00pmPhone (315)Your One-Stop Career Center
2General Policies Did you park in the correct lot? Corner of North Clinton Street and Genant DrivePlease silence or turn off all cell phones and pagers when you arrive at CNY Works.Please no texting while at CNY Works.Customers are required to check in at the front desk each time they visit CNY Works.Customers require staff escorts to and from services.
3Evacuation & SecurityIn the event of an emergency, use the nearest emergency exit. Emergency exits are at either end of the center hallway and through the main lobby.Weapons are prohibited.If you are in possession of something that could be considered a weapon, you will be asked to leave the premises and secure it.
4We will assist you to help yourself. Our GoalOur goal at CNY Works is to assist you to make positive changes in your life by fully utilizing all aspects of this facility and the dedicated staff working here.We will assist you to help yourself.Signed, CNY Works Staff
5CNY Works Provides… Job search support Individual employment plan developmentCurrent labor market informationInformation on training assistanceJob matching and referralsSpecialized resources for customers requiring bilingual assistanceAll services available at no cost to you
6Please refrain from using cell phones. Resource Center Locate career information necessary to make informed choices about your futureNo appointments necessary – walk in anytimeComputers, printers, copier, fax, phonesComplimentary internet access (Job Search Only)Resume softwareStaff supportJob listingsCivil Service Exam Listings and Typing TestsAdaptive computer equipment and software to assist individuals with disabilitiesCommunity resources and reference materialFree postage for up to 5 resumes per dayPlease refrain from using cell phones.If you need to take or make a call or send text messages, please do so in the area outside the lobby at the bottom of the stairs.
7On-Site Activities Workshops provide current information to help you enhance your job search! Interviewing SkillsResume Overview: Styles and ContentResume Express ClinicJob Search ForumExploring Training OpportunitiesFind out if your training plans qualify for tuition assistanceAsk your Career Consultant for details
8On-Site Computer Classes Beginner & intermediate courseworkInstructor-led, hands-on learningSmall classesIndividual attentionMorning or afternoon sessionsCertificate awarded upon completion
9On-Site Computer Classes PC LiteracyPowerPointWord 2AccessExcel 2Word 1Intro to ExcelExcel 1Word 1 and/or Excel 1 can be skipped by getting 80% or better on the OPAC Tests in the Resource RoomKeyboarding
10How to Enroll for Classes and Workshops Ask your Career Consultant oryour requests to:Include the following:Your name and phone numberLast 4 digits of your SSNNames of workshops/classes you wish to attend
11Veterans Service Representative Provides specialized services to the Veteran community throughout Onondaga County. These services include referrals to local support services that help meet your employment goals such as: .Referral to federal, state and local Veterans Service Agencies/Organizations .Protecting and preserving your DD-214 .Referral to NY State Division of Veterans Affairs for State Benefits
12Disability Resource Coordinator Facilitates seamless and comprehensive services to persons with disabilities. These services include referrals to local support services that help meet your employment goals such as:Social Security Work IncentivesBenefits AdvisementMedicaid Buy-In ProgramTo request accommodation suggestionsPlease see your Career Consultant if you have any questions.
13On the Job Training (OJT) Can give you the competitive edge! Could provide an advantage if you find a job you’d like to do, but aren’t fully qualifiedIf employer is willing to train you, they can be reimbursed for training costsYou still get a full paycheck because CNY Works picks up the other halfOJT is not “automatic” – you must apply with CNY Works first and have your plan approvedInterested? Ask for the OJT flyer at the end of today’s session for more details & contact info
14599 Program Please see your Career Consultant for more information Are you receiving unemployment insurance benefits, enrolled in training or planning to enroll, and interested in 599? The following minimum qualifications apply:Training must be full timeMust complete entire training in 24 months or lessMust have 12 class hours of training per week or 12 credithours per semesterIf APPROVED for training you may be excused from a job search while in training.599 program DOES NOT PROVIDE Tuition Assistance.
15Trade Act Are you unemployed due to foreign competition? Has your company applied for or been approved for the TAA program?You may be eligible for special benefits under the Trade Act. Your Career Consultant can determine if you may be eligible for TAA benefits.
16The Internet An important tool in your job search! More employers are using the web to post job openings and to accept applications & resumesIf you don’t have an address, many websites offer free accounts (Resource Center staff can help you)Your packet includes several helpful job search websites.
18SMART Skills Matching and Referral Technology Automated job matching systemWe will submit your resume to SMART. It will analyze how your “transferable skills” can be applied to different types of careers.Previous jobsVolunteer experienceHobbiesJob matches are sent directly to your starting within 24 hours of submission.All CNY Works customers will be enrolled in SMART.
19What Are Transferable Skills? Skills and abilities acquired in one field that you can apply to new employment in a different career field.Transferable skills can be useful for:Cover letter: Grab the reader’s attentionRésumé: Provide greater detail about your skillsInterview: Explain how your skills can benefit the employer
20Visit www.cnyworks.com Find out more about all the services we offer Current job listingsUpcoming on-site employer recruitmentsWorkshop and computer class schedulesView this presentation again anytime
21Equal Opportunity is the Law It is against the law for this recipient of Federal financial assistance to discriminate on the following bases:Against any individual in the United States, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief; and against any beneficiary of programs financially assisted under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1988 (WIA), on the basis of the beneficiary’s citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or his or her participation in any WIA Title I-financially assisted program or activity. The recipient must not discriminate in any of the following areas: Deciding who will be admitted, or have access, to any WIA title I-financially assisted program or activity; providing opportunities in, or treating any person with regard to such a program or activity; or making employment decisions in the administrator of, or in connection with such a program or activity.If you think you have been subjected to discrimination under a WIA Title I-financially assisted activity, you may file a complaint with in 180 days from the date of the alleged violation. Please see a staff member for additional information.
22Good Luck!At this time we will meet with each of you on a one-on-one basis to get started making those positive changes we talked about earlier.Please have the following ready:Registration FormVoter Registration FormClick an arrow:RestartAfter Show