Monthly Archives: November 2013

New York State Safety and Security Officer Trainee Exam Open

The New York State Department of Civil Service has an Open-Competitive Class Title of Safety and Security Officer Trainee Exam open until December 11th, 2013. Minimum Qualifications and instructions on how to apply are available when you click on this link.

Note: A Spanish Speaking List is concurrently open.


The 10 Interview Rules you Need to Follow

Follow these rules for making all the right moves before, during, and after the interview, and you’re sure to shine.

The 10 Rules of Interview Etiquette – Daily Muse

Are you missing out on these 10 important Interview Rules?

You’ll Never Believe how Career Experts Solved the 5 Biggest Resume Debates

The Multi-Page Resume, The “Creative Resume”, The “Pretty” Resume, The Interests Section and The “Updated” Job Title. These debates, finally answered! Click here to see the link: The 5 Biggest Resume Debates Among Recruiters – Finally Answered.

Suffolk Community College: Pharmacy Technician Program Walk-in Exam Dates for Spring 2014

Pharmacy Technician Program @ Suffolk County Community College

Walk-in Exams will be given in the

Sally Ann Slacke Building,
Michael J. Grant Campus, Brentwood, NY
Room 105 for the Spring 2014 Semester

Pharmacy Test Dates
November 20, 2013 Wednesday
9:30 am-12:00 pm & 5:30 pm- 9:00 pm

December 3, 2013 Tuesday
9:30 am-12:00 pm & 5:30 pm- 9:00 pm

December 17, 2013 Tuesday
9:30 am-12:00 pm & 5:30 pm- 9:00 pm

January 2, 2014 Thursday
9:30 am-12:00 pm & 5:30 pm- 9:00 pm

January 8, 2014 Wednesday
9:30 am-12:00 pm & 5:30 pm- 9:00 pm

These exams will assess your math and reading comprehension skills. Please be prompt as assessments take approximately three (3) hours to complete. Bring a calculator, pen and pencil. This is a walk-in exam no appointment is necessary. Park in Parking Lot 2 between the white lines. If you have any questions please contact Andrea Dunkirk at 631 451-4552.

If you need help with your math skills, you can login in to these free math websites:

Job Corps Enrollment Increase Authorized

Due to a Recent Funding Increase Job Corps Has Been
Authorized to Exceed Our Enrollment Cap and Begin
Immediate Arrivals to Most of the
New York, Maine, and New Jersey Job Corps Centers

What Job Corps Offers:

  • Training in over 20 different career fields including health care, automotive, business, and construction
  • Education to receive a GED, or High School Diploma (January 2014 the High School Equivalent Diploma)
  • Students with a GED or HSD are also eligible for Job Corps
  • Driving License and permit paid by Job Corps
  • College classes for those who qualify
  • All certification tests paid by Job Corps
  • Independent Living skills in a dormitory setting

This Program is NO COST to Students or Their Families
For Details and Orientation:
Time: Wednesday 12:45 pm
Address: 18 Railroad Ave, Patchogue

Admissions Counselor Tammy Torelli Can Be Reached at 347-564-3169


Pre registration is suggested but not mandatory to attend this event
Hilton Long Island Huntington Hotel, Melville NY - Hotel Exterior
Job Fair Long Island
Wednesday November 20, 2013
Hilton Long Island Huntington Hotel
598 Broad Hollow Road
Melville, NY 11747
10AM to 2PM
(Vendor setup begins at 9AM)
Business professional attire & resume are required!
For more information, please call


Overcoming the Overqualified Label in a Job Interview

Need a job, but are considered overqualified? Need strategies to keep Hiring Managers from using your experience and skills against you? These strategies, by Job Interviews for Dummies, can help.

There are a number of reasons why Interviewers would ask if you feel overqualified. They may believe that you’ll leave the job when something better comes up. You may get bored with the work assigned, or find it difficult to work with younger administrators. You don’t have to be caught by surprise when the question comes up. Remain confident, and prepare for the question with these tips. While you can’t ever be sure why the Hiring Manager will ask these questions it’s best to know the major perceptions of overqualified workers. Be  prepared, have a practiced answer to the question, and move on. Removing the doubt in a hiring managers mind with greatly improve your chances of getting hired.