Job Fair

Job fair held for veterans in Howard Beach, Queens on May 25, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Job Fair For Veterans Held In Howard Beach

The job fair, which began at 9 a.m., was held at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach, Queens.

05/25/2014

Hofstra students wait in line at a job fair April 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hofstra Job Fair Challenges Companies To Invest In New Graduates

Forty percent of college seniors and recent graduates polled by Reuters this week fear their job prospects are bleak to none.

04/03/2014

A woman looks for work at a job fair - Queens, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Unemployment Rates Spike Across Tri-State Area

Despite an aggressive campaign of job creation, a new report shows that New York City’s unemployment rate has risen to 10 percent– the same rate seen during the height of the recession in September 2009.

07/20/2012

Veterans Job Fair (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Of Organizations Hold Job Fair For Veterans On L.I.

“The unemployment rate in this country is 8.2 percent. For post-9/11 veterans it’s 12.4 percent. That is a national shame,” said Rep. Steve Israel.

03/30/2012

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Hundreds Attend Jobs Fair In Nassau County

An overflow crowd was in attendance at a jobs fair in Garden City today. There were all ages, all backgrounds, all in search of the same thing – a job.

10/24/2011

Matthew Manning looks on as a recruiter examines his resume. (credit: CBS 2)

Unemployed New Yorkers Make Their Pitch At Midtown Job Fair

Those looking for work came from a variety of backgrounds, including child services professional Deborah Riddy and former business owner Matthew Manning.

08/15/2011

Thousands of job-seekers swarmed Career Day at Rutgers University, to try to find work. (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Of Job-Seekers Flock To Career Day At Rutgers University

As college students celebrate graduation, many now know the harsh reality of joining the long lines of job-seekers. At Rutgers University, students were back on campus trying to find work at a job fair.

05/25/2011

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Veterans Look To Transition To Civilian Life At Midtown Job Fair

The fair offered not only jobs, but resume tips and mentoring opportunities. The intended message from employers to veterans was they were wanted and sought after.

05/24/2011