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Staffworks Recruitment at CDO Workforce

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Staffworks will be holding an ongoing recruitment event at CDO Workforce in Oneonta. 

Full-Time Job Openings: 
Clerical
Manufacturing
Assembly
Lumber Handling
Machine Operations

Call Staffworks for an Interview Appointment: 607-334-5055

Veterans and Job Seekers with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Where: CDO Workforce Center, 12 Dietz St., Oneonta

When: Interviews Start on March 3, 2021

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Youth Mentoring Program

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CDO Workforce is excited to announce a collaboration with ASGCR.ORG to provide mentoring services to participants of the Out-Of-School Youth Program, as well as youth with a disability (ages 16 to 24). 

The Program is FREE and can be provided via video communication during this COVID-19 Pandemic. 

  • Mentors can assist you and support you in many areas of your life, including: 
  • Independence
  • Physical well-being
  • Environment
  • Emotional well-being
  • Community Connections
  • Education and Employment
  • Other areas identified

Move forward & rediscover your personal power and self-sufficiency!

For more information or to enroll please contact:
Otsego County: Penny Seeger (607) 287-5861
Alan Sessions (607) 435-0595
Delaware County: Jen Mitchell (607) 832-5784
Chenango County: Jennifer DelRio (607) 334-2201 ext. 100

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Leadership for Supervisors Class

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Join CDO Workforce for a Supervisory Training Class! 


When: February 8th, 10th, 15th and 17th
Time: 8:30 am -10:30 am
Where: Zoom-Virtual-link will be shared once signed up for class
Trainer: DH Sheldon Associates

Don Sheldon has global experience helping companies achieve world-class performance. His teaching style is hands-on and down to earth.

Course Description
This 8-hour course is designed to be delivered in 4 segments of 2 hours each. The course gives the attendees an advanced foundation of management skill learning. The course engages the attendees in analyzing and using thought leadership and application of these ideas within company applications. Several actual company examples will be used to help in the attendees better understand the approach and attention required for good supervisory skills. The students will be provided with copies the slides used in the class.

Call or email Maggie Gilbert at 607 832-5781 maggie.gilbert@co.delaware.ny.us for more information.

All attendees must be actively enrolled with CDO Workforce

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Computer Basics Tech Class - In Person

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Monday, January 25th at 1:00pm - Class is limited to 2 attendees.

Call 607-563-1200 to register.

This class will focus on using the mouse and keyboard, navigating the desktop and more. 

Program offered in partnership with the Sidney CDO Workforce. 

Sidney Memorial Public Library
8 River St.
Sidney, NY

Attendees must wear a mask and use hand sanitizer upon enterwing the library.

 

 

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Raymond Corporation Virtual Event: Assembler Positions

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Raymond Corporation Hiring Managers will be conducting VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS for Assembler positions on:
January 6th, 7th & 8th

ASSEMBLER - BTW
Shift(s) Available: 1st Shift, generally 6:00 am – 2:30 pm.
Schedule: 40 hours per week + Overtime as needed
Builds sub assembly and complete forklift assembly, using hand tools, power and precision tools.

Starting Pay Rate: $13.84/hr.
0-2 years of experience. Good team skills, consistently good attendance and willingness to learn are required.

To schedule an interview:

Step 1.
Complete the online application by going to:

www.raymondcorp.com/campaigns/assembler

Or use the QR code below:

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Step 2.
After completing and submitting an application you will receive an email with a link to complete the SecureFit Safety Assessment questionnaire.

"Come be a part of something Special! 
Join a company committed to its people, customers, and community."

Start the journey or take the next step to learn more about Raymond by applying today.

If you have any questions, call 607-656-2802.

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Helpful LinkedIn Resources for Job Seekers

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Are you looking for a new job or a new career? Check out these helpful resources from LinkedIn!

Free LinkedIn Learning Courses

LinkedIn Career Explorer 

Coronavirus Resource Hub 

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Leadership for Supervisors Class

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Join us for a Supervisory Training Class 

When: January 7th, 12th, 14th and 19th, 2021 

Time: 8:30 am -10:30 am 

Where: Zoom-Virtual-link will be shared once signed up for class 

Trainer: DH Sheldon Associates

Don Sheldon has global experience helping companies achieve world-class performance. His teaching style is hands-on and down to earth.

Course Description
This 8-hour course is designed to be delivered in 4 segments of 2 hours each. The course gives the attendees an advanced foundation of management skill learning. The course engages the attendees in analyzing and using thought leadership and application of these ideas within company applications. Several actual company examples will be used to help in the attendees better understand the approach and attention required for good supervisory skills. The students will be provided with copies the slides used in the class.

Call or email Maggie Gilbert at 607 832-5781 maggie.gilbert@co.delaware.ny.us for more information.

All attendees must be actively enrolled with CDO Workforce

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New Your Dream Your Team Presentation

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Check out the new Your Dream Your Team presentation from the recent NYS APSE Regional meeting!

“Your Dream, Your Team”  is a website toolkit to Help Job Seekers with Disabilities along their career path.

The new website was created as a result of the Disability Employment Initiative grant. The goal is to improve career pathways outcomes for youth with disabilities through career training, employment, and supportive services.

The goal of this resource to improve career exploration and employment for job seekers with disabilities, with an emphasis on outcomes for youth with disabilities (ages 14-24).

The website offers useful tools, guidance, forms, and other resources to support job seekers with disabilities and the individuals and organizations who support them, including community-based organizations, employment counselors, Disability Resource Coordinators, and parents who want to introduce their child to a career pathway and prepare them for a stable, long-term career.

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Presentation: Increasing ABLE Account Savings through Employment during COVID-19

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From the ABLE National Resource Center:  "This webinar will review the basic rules for funding an ABLE account from contributions and earned income. Information about ease of access to savings and investments to address COVID-19 expenses will be shared, as well as best practices on integrating ABLE accounts into employment services for customers with disabilities. The webinar will also include how ABLE savings helps people with disabilities to begin and maintain employment and engage in career development to maximize their earnings, use of work supports and savings potential, including savings for retirement." 

In this webinar you will hear from our Disability Resource Coordinator (DRC) Kathy DeAngelo!

“The most important thing I tell other service providers who work on employment for people with disabilities, is that here at CDO we tie financial literacy into every aspect of our work. And if you are a person with a disability, we want to talk to you about ABLE accounts and use the resources of the ABLE National Resource Center. We really believe that connecting money to people’s hopes and dreams and goals makes it a reality. You can’t have one without the other.”

– Kathy DeAngelo

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Job Fair: Belleayre Mountain - Discovery Lodge

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"Stop off at the Belleayre Job Fair on November 7 to talk with our department supervisors about the various positions available on the mountain. Belleayre Mountain is a great place to work, and we’re always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun winter environment! Perks include ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre & Mt. Van Hoevenberg Mountains, training provided, employee discounts, and you get paid too! Masks are required to attend the job fair."

When: 
Saturday, November 7 | Noon – 4pm
Discovery Lodge - 181 Galli Curci Road, Highmount, NY 12441

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Webinar: Increasing ABLE account savings through Employment during COVID-19

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Kathy DeAngelo, CDO Workforce Certified Benefits and Work Incentives Planner and Disability Resource Coordinator will be speaking at this webinar! 

WHEN: Oct 29, 2020, at 2:00 PM in Eastern Time

"The ABLE National Resource Center (ABLE NRC) continues to provide consistent, reliable information concerning the benefits of an ABLE account. This webinar celebrates October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month and will:

  • provide a range of strategies to save and fund an ABLE account as a complement to other strategies to improve health, independence, quality of life and increase employment outcomes.
  • review the basic rules for funding an ABLE account from contributions and earned income. In addition, information about ease of access to savings and investments to address COVID-19 expenses will be shared.
  • share best practices on integrating ABLE accounts into employment services for customers with disabilities.
  • cover how ABLE savings helps people to begin and maintain employment and engage in career development to maximize their earnings, use of work supports and savings potential, including savings for retirement."

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Job Seekers Ready to Join the Workforce!

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Don't miss this virtual event...


WHAT: Our First Virtual Job Fair :
WHEN: Thursday, October 29, 2020
from noon until 1:00pm

It is easy to register and it is FREE.
Register in advance up until the morning of Job Fair:

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqceyrrjsqGdFEtuVrx9uoeE6e9aqv-fuS

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

CDO Workforce Disability Resource Coordinator (DRC) Kathy DeAngelo will present a mini Resume Workshop and then each employer will have 2 Minutes to tell you about Job Opportunities they have available.


WHY: Employers need employees and this Job Fair WORKS!

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Start Your Career in the Weatherization & Home Performance Field - For FREE!

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Learn the Fundamentals of Building Science and Making Energy Efficiency Improvements to Building Structures.

Gain a Basic Understanding of Key Concepts Necessary for Entry into the Workforce.


At the completion of the training, you will receive:
• OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Certificate
• NYSWDA Certificate of Training Completion
• Work Boots and Heavy Jacket
• A Beginners Tool Kit
• An Opportunity to Interview with Local Potential Employers Needing Entry Level Weatherization Employees

This One Week Class Starts Soon -  November 16th to 20th - Register Now to Reserve Your Spot!

You must be at least 18 years old, must have a driver’s license and High School diploma or equivalency, and live in Otsego or Delaware or Chenango County, NY. Veterans and Workers with Disabilities are encouraged to register.

When: Monday - Thursday, November 16 – 19, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Friday, November 20 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Lunch is provided.

Where: Opportunities for Otsego, Roundhouse Road, in Oneonta

Register by calling 607-432-4800 x 100

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Oneonta Job Corps Accepting Applications -2021 Winter SMART GRID Classes

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Please see the updated SMART GRID application with important dates.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a video Q&A (WebEx/Google Meet) and/or virtual tour, please contact Lisa Peck, Advanced Training Coordinator, Oneonta Job Corps Academy: 607-431-1431 or peck.lisa@jobcorps.org.

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Applications are due Friday, November 20th, 2020

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Otsego County Chamber Drive-Thru Job Fair in Oneonta

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Wednesday, October 14th 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm 

Location: 
Parking lot of Damaschke Field, Neahwa Park, Oneonta, NY. 

This drive thru event will allow social distancing- all participants must wear masks, and will receive information from each business at the Fair through their passengers window, listings of current and future jobs will be given as well as instructions on how to apply!

A & D Transport Services is offering a 20% discount for Job Seekers who do not have a car and would like to participate!
Call A & D Transport Services at (607) 433-1726 to reserve your ride today.

See Who Will Be There Looking to HIre YOU!

"Need New Employees? This is a great opportunity to find some new people for your business. We held our first Drive Thru Job Fair in August and the employers involved were very happy with the results. Many said they found multiple candidates and ultimately hired them from that event…. Just what you hope for from a Job Fair!" --Otsego Chamber


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The NYS Workforce Strategy Group Releases A New Way Forward: Bold Actions to Reshape New York's Labor Market//Webinar

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Read the Report - Sign On as a Supporter - Attend the Webinar 

The NYS Workforce Strategy Group, a group convened by Invest in Skills NY (ISNY), has released a range of policy, funding and programmatic recommendations to address persistent labor market issues that were exacerbated by Covid-19. 


The report, A New Way Forward: Bold Actions to Reshape New York’s Labor Market, compiles immediate, short-term, and long-term actions for Governor Andrew Cuomo and state policymakers to stabilize the economy and workers; to get more New Yorkers trained for the jobs of today and tomorrow; and to rebuild, rethink and reform that state’s workforce and training systems. 


Read the Recommendations


“This crisis has afforded New York a real shot, and truly an imperative, to be deliberate about how we rebuild our labor market and workforce,” said Melinda Mack, co-chair of ISNY and executive director of New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals. “Tapping into New York’s leading experts, the NYS Workforce Strategy Group has laid out pragmatic, actionable and achievable steps that will ultimately help New Yorkers get back on their feet and ultimately access better jobs. ”


The recommendations focus on:
• Getting New Yorkers back to work by stabilizing small businesses, the working poor and eliminating barriers to employment
• Using existing federal and state funding, state authority and increased coordination to expand opportunity for all New Yorkers
• Rebuilding local and regional labor markets with an emphasis on quality job growth
• Deepening the coordination of economic and workforce development


The NYS Workforce Strategy Group included representatives from business intermediaries, leading workforce providers and advocates all with the common goal of supporting an equitable economic recovery and getting New Yorkers back to work.


The NYS Workforce Strategy Group recommendations follow ISNY's “Accounting for Success: A Blueprint for Measuring the Performance of New York State’s Workforce Development System” report, which aims to guide policymakers in the development of a statewide, 21st century data system for workforce development. "A 21st century workforce development strategy must be able to answer basic questions on the performance of the system to ensure that we are effectively connecting labor supply with labor demand," said Marjorie Parker, president and CEO of JobsFirstNYC, a co-chair organization of ISNY.


"We need your support to make sure that the recommendations that have been developed are adopted and implemented across New York. Sign on today to show your support!"


Sign On as a Supporter


"Join us on Wednesday, October 7th at 10am for a full overview of the A New Way Forward: Bold Actions to Reshape New York’s Labor Market report"
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Event: Hospital Jobs 101

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Save the date! 

Wednesday, October 21st, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, DCMO BOCES is sponsoring a virtual career event: Hospital Jobs 101 for exploring career pathways and training in Healthcare.  

Hear from a panel of experts including United Health Services (UHS) and SUNY Morrisville. 

GO HERE TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

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Drive-Thru Job Fair in Greene, NY

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Staffworks is holding a Drive Through Job Fair at Raymond Corporation 

When: Thursday, September 10, 2020, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm 

Recruiting for:  Assemblers, Material Attendants, Production Operators, General Utilities & Test Lab Drivers. 

Held at the Raymond Corporation parking lot located at 22 S. Canal St., Greene, NY 13778.

Call Staffworks Norwich office at 607-334-5055 for more information.

Masks and social distancing are required

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September Newsletter

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Our September Newsletter is here! We're sharing upcoming job fairs, featured job opportunities, workforce news, learning & training opportunities and lots more...

READ IT HERE

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September Job Fairs in Delhi!

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Job Seekers: Delaware County companies are ready to hire full and part time staff. 

When: September 14th - 18th,  1:00 pm to 3:30 pm  

Where: Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 5 ½ Main Street, Delhi  

✦ This Job Fair is FREE ✦

✦ Bring your resume ✦

✦ Dress appropriately for interviews with employers ✦

✦ No registration for job seekers is needed ✦

Due to distancing requirements, only eight exhibitors at each event:

  • Monday, September 14th: Manufacturing and Industry
  • Tuesday, September 15th: Tourism and Hospitality
  • Wednesday, September 16th: Healthcare and Human Services
  • Thursday, September 17th: Retail, Agriculture, and Construction
  • Friday, September 18th: Professional Services

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Connecting Job Seekers with Businesses - All at No Cost to You

Businesses - Save money and time by outsourcing your recruitment needs to CDO Workforce. Our Career Center staff provides employers with convenient, no-cost recruitment services by connecting job seekers and employers. What We Can Do for You: Match job seekers with job openings. Coordinate communication between you, our partner agencies, and the pool of local, qualified workers. Provide interview space at the Career Center if you wish to recruit on-site. Provide targeted or general job fair recruitment opportunities.

Post your company's job openings at no charge with CDO Workforce and get exposure to many job seekers. Your job will be posted to America's Job Exchange, http://www.laborny.jobs/ .

For more job listing options visit: http://www.cdoworkforce.org/

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Veterans Come First

Veterans Come First! CDO Workforce New York Career System is proud to offer Priority of Service to veterans and their eligible spouses.
What does this mean? If you served in the military, you will be:

  • Served first by the next available staff member.
  • Given first priority for jobs and training referrals for which you are eligible and qualified.

Please visit the veterans' portal of the NYSDOL website for more information and the NYS Division of Veterans Affairs

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