Servicing the Town of Oyster Bay, North Hempstead and City of Glen Cove
Services for Job Seekers
The Workforce New York Career
Centers have resource rooms equipped with state-of-the-art computer
workstations that contain Microsoft software and have Internet access.
Fax machines, copiers, telephones, job listings, videos, and numerous
periodicals are available to assist you. The rooms are user-friendly,
and provide a professional environment away from home in which to
conduct your job search. Knowledgeable and courteous staff are on hand
to assist you.
addition to the resource rooms, we have career specialists available to
assess your background, help you identify transferable skills, answer
questions and facilitate you with creating a job search plan. The
centers offer various focus groups and seminars covering a wide variety
of topics ranging from resume writing, interviewing, and job search
techniques to transitional skills and stress management.
skills are playing an ever-increasing role in the employability of
workers. Many of today's jobs require a working knowledge of the
computer. The career centers provide workshops to assist you with
acquiring and/or updating your computer skills. Computer workshops are
conducted in modern labs on-site.
Resource Areas of our Career Centers are designed to assist you with
your employment goals and specially designated staff are available to
answer any questions you may have. The following are some of the
services available to you at the Workforce Partnership Career Centers:
COMPUTER WORK STATIONS
Personal computers are available for you to use in our Centers. Each
PC is in its own private workstation to facilitate your search. The
computers are equipped with:
The workstations also contain Microsoft Office 2010 Training,
which is a self-paced tutorial that enables you to become skilled with
the software listed above. The Microsoft Word tutorial can provide you
with skills to assist with your resume and cover letter design.
Win Way Resume
is available to assist you with creating a winning resume. Win Way
allows you to select from thousands of customizable resumes for
virtually every career and over 100,000 job-winning phrases.
teaches typing skills, which will assist you with typing better,
e-mailing faster, and working smarter. We will provide you with a
diskette for you to save your work for the next session.
software is an education and career-planning tool designed to assist
customers with developing a meaningful plan through self-assessment.
Planning tools such as the resume builder, letter writer and job search
activities help clients prepare for their next transition.
As a job seeking customer of the Workforce Partnership, you can have
a career specialist assigned to assist you. Although the Centers are
designed to facilitate with a self-directed job search you may have
questions that you would like to discuss with an advisor. You may make
an appointment to see a career specialist to discuss your search and/or
make a job search plan.
Service Representatives from the New York State Department of Labor are
located at both Centers and will happily provide assistance with
"America's Job Bank" and any questions you may have concerning
Unemployment Insurance Benefits.
focus groups and workshops are offered on a regularly scheduled basis
at each Career Center. Each session, under the guidance of an expert
Facilitator, offers an opportunity to explore various topics, which are
of interest and benefit to Job Seekers. Reservations are required. We
welcome suggestions from our customers for additional focus group
- We maintain job listings for both private sector and civil service
jobs. These listings are updated on a regular basis. Included in the
listings are those for "America's Job Bank" which is maintained by the
New York State Department of Labor.
INTERNET - High-speed Internet access is provided at each workstation.
Photocopiers are available at all times as they are related to your job
search efforts. If you need assistance with your coping needs we will
be pleased to assist you.
FAX MACHINES - Fax machines, which provide access throughout the continental United States.
- The Workforce Partnership maintains an ever-growing library of books,periodicals, and newspaper. Please let us know if there are any books or periodicals that you would like made available and we will make
every effort to obtain them.
VIDEO TAPE LIBRARY
- For your individual use, the centers have TV/VCR accommodations and a constantly expanding library of video. Our video resources cover a wide variety of topics of interest to both the experienced and first-time
PHONE BANKS - Telephones are available for calling prospective employers anywhere in the continental United States.
TTY & SPECIAL PC - special job search accommodations are available for Customers with vision and hearing impairments.
- there is a suggestion box in each Career Center, please use them to
share your ideas with us. We review all customer comments in our
continuous effort to improve the quality of our services.