Does Workforce1 work? And, if so, how do I use Workforce1?
Angie Kamath, who overseesWorkforce1 as the Deputy Commissioner of Workforce Development at the NYC Department of Small Business Services, will share her perspective on Workforce1 every Wednesday in her weekly Jobs in New York City column. Have a response to Angie’s column? Drop her a note in the comment section below!
We have put a great deal of effort into making Workforce1 more user friendly and we want to hear from you about how it is working. If you have suggestions to make it even better, please tell us by using the comments section below.
I’d also like to take this opportunity to answer 2 questions that I frequently hear about Workforce1:
Question #1: Does Workforce1 work?
Answer: YES. Our track record speaks for itself. Last year, we helped people find over 30,000 jobs. This year, we hope to increase the number to 35,000. We help qualified candidates find jobs in occupations as diverse as Registered Nurses, Bookkeepers, Office Managers, Customer Service Representatives, Retail Supervisors, and Ramp Agents at airports. You can search some of our jobs now.
Question #2: How can I get started with Workforce1?
Answer: Here are 3 ways to easily start using Workforce1:
1. Subscribe to the weekly Workforce1 Career Bulletin to get fresh advice from hiring managers, a listing of citywide professional development events, and a sample of open NYC jobs delivered to your email inbox every Thursday.
2. Visit our website where you can apply directly to jobs, find out about recruitment events, and learn about skill-building workshops.
3. Visit a Workforce1 Career Center to become a Workforce1 member, learn more about our services, speak with an Account Manager, or attend a workshop.
Read more of Angie’s Jobs in New York City column or drop her a comment below.