Thank you to the Council on Airport Opportunity (CAO) for their recent workshop on employment with the airport industry. There are many job openings at airports in the NJ/NY area. CAO acts as the human resource department for the airport industry. Interested in working for an airport? Call 973-622-4537 or visit caonynj.com.
ACI was honored to have the managers and partners of the local Starbucks share their expertise at two customer service workshops held on June 1st. The workshops were geared towards transition-aged students as well as adults, and also included information on the benefits of working at the coffee shop. Thank you to Tiara and her team for the great workshops!
Interested in working for Starbucks? Visit starbucks.com/careers
ACI is proud to partner with the Edison Township Free Public Library in providing our members with even more resources to aid in the job search process through a service called Brainfuse JobNow. A big thanks to Gabe and Daniele of the Edison Township Free Public Library for demonstrating how JobNow works. We look forward to having you back!
Brainfuse JobNow is a database service offered at Edison Public Libraries that provides users with a host of on-demand career services. Users will have access to a live job coach that will help beginning job seekers pinpoint their desired career field, provide constructive suggestions on resumes, help write a professional cover letter, and give live interview practice and feedback. The JobNow service also comes with an extensive collection of resources, including resume/cover letter templates, interview tips, sample interview questions, industry-specific sample interview questions, and a diverse array of online resources and links.
Recently, participants in ACI's pre-employment programs enjoyed a tour of the FedEx warehouse facility in Edison and to learn about employment in the company. Thank you to Dan Moscowitz, Manager of Dock of Operations and Patrick Tynion, Manager, Facilities Maintenance who conducted the tour.
Interested in working for FedEx? Go to: GroundWarehouseJobs.fedex.com
ACI would like to thank Sereena Singh and Marwa Elgendy of the NJ Healthcare Talent Network for its informative presentation on Monday, October 30th. The Health Care Talent Network helps those seeking careers in the health care field, through training and apprenticeships. Those who receive services through DVRS or One Stop Career Centers are eligible. The Health Care Talent Network is a program of Rutgers University's School of Management and Labor Relations. For more information, contact ACI.
ACI would like to thank Karen Minus, MaryAnne Kokidis and Stephanie Paneca-Navarro from Amerigroup for their informative and entertaining workshop on resume writing, interview skills and appropriate workplace attire. The event was held on October 17th and was part of ACI's efforts to recognize October as National Disability Awareness Employment Month!
ACI recently hosted a workshop on Social Security Work Incentives. 20 attendees heard Elisa Cohen of the NJ Work Incentive Network Support (NJWINS), discuss how those receiving SSI and SSDI can get back to or start paid work through incentive set up by the Social Security Administration. NJWINS is a program of the Family Resource Network. Thank you Elisa for the informative presentation!