Middlesex County offers pursuit fair, practice resources

Many employers will be conducting on-site interviews during a pursuit satisfactory on Mar 25 in Woodbridge, said

Garret Gega, pursuit developer for a Middlesex County Department of Workforce Development.

More than 50 companies in a fields of health care, technology, allege manufacturing, retail, hospitality, financial services and travel logistics and placement will be on palm from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. during a Woodbridge Community Center Roller Rink, 600 Main St., Woodbridge.

The pursuit satisfactory is hosted by a county Office of Workforce Development and co-sponsored by a Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, state Department of Labor and Workforce Development and a township. Job seekers are speedy to move an plenty supply of resumes and be professionally dressed, Gega said.

“Our pursuit satisfactory provides a event for county residents to have entrance to employers who have evident pursuit opportunities,” combined Kevin J. Kurdziel, executive of a Middlesex County Workforce Investment Board.

Kurdziel has hold this post given Aug 2014, though brings 24 years of knowledge in workforce growth and amicable services to a new position.

In his purpose as director, he oversees a county Office of Workforce Development’s administration of occupational training programs by a Federal Workforce Investment Act, Kurdziel said.

“Income-eligible pursuit seekers accept training for in-demand occupations,” he said. “These programs change in length from 4 weeks to 26 weeks or more. As a WIB director, we work closely with internal businesses to make certain that their employing needs are being met. One of my priorities as a WIB executive is to compare a skills of a pursuit seekers with a needs of employers.”

Kurdziel pronounced employers in assemblage during a arriving pursuit satisfactory will be recruiting for several positions from entrance turn by management-level positions.

The Workforce Investment Board delicately shade a employers to make certain that they indeed have pursuit openings and permanent positions, he said.

“We will also be conducting resume growth workshops on site during a pursuit fair,” he said. “This will give a attendees a event to learn about a new trends associated to building a energetic resume.”

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Additional resources

Other pursuit resources by a Workforce Investment Board embody a Middlesex County One Stop Career Centers during 550 Jersey Ave., New Brunswick, and 161 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy. Both offices are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Residents are speedy to revisit a county’s website during http://www.co.middlesex.nj.us for information about services, Kurdziel said.

Prior to this position in Middlesex, Kurdziel worked for Essex County College in Newark. He also hold several positions with a Essex County Division of Welfare and Essex County Division of Training and Employment. He also was executive of practice training programs during a Kintock Group in Newark and Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, served as authority of a Essex County Employment Network for 7 years, and was a member of former Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s Prisoner Reentry Committee.

Kurdziel pronounced his prophesy as a new executive of a Workforce Investment Board is to emanate a internal workforce growth complement that is user-friendly and simply permitted to county residents looking for work.

“That complement contingency also be only as permitted to area employers who are looking to fill vacancies, supplement positions, and raise their workforce,” he said.

The Office of Workforce Development hosts several pursuit fairs via Middlesex County any year, as good as monthly employer recruitments during a offices in New Brunswick and Perth Amboy.

Businesses that would like to attend in a pursuit satisfactory can hit a Office of Workforce Development during 732-745-3970.

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