job fair

Thousands show up to York College job fair
Thousands show up to York College job fair
News Samuel Lieberman 6/15/2012 at 12:33PM

After a quarter century, Margaret Jones’ job was outsourced, and now she’s finding the online employment search very difficult. “It’s impossible if you don’t have the personal touch,” she said. But job fairs hosted by the New York State Department of Labor are imbuing her with a new hope. “I’m going to get a job,” [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/08/2012 at 7:08AM

Transgender Community Speaks Out Against Stop-And-Frisk Members of the transgender community gathered in Queens Thursday to raise awareness of the abuse they can suffer during stop-and-frisks. Make the Road NY officials say the 115th Precinct, which polices Jackson Heights with the 110th Precinct, has the third-highest rate of stops in the city. Read more: [NY1] [...]

Queens Center job fair draws 1,400
Queens Center job fair draws 1,400
Business Ruben Muniz 5/24/2012 at 8:14AM

More than 1,000 eager job seekers flooded the Queens Center Mall last week. At the mall’s third job fair on Thursday, May 17, employers like Citibank, Resorts World and the United States Tennis Association were among the 25 recruiters in attendance in search of new employees. Borough President Helen Marshall also stopped by to socialize [...]