Monthly Archives: April 2014

66% of Employers Prefer This Type of Resume #SHRMTalent

While we want to look at employees as more valuable than their current job title for development purposes, we don’t want to do do that up front when they approach us as candidates.

66% of Employers Prefer This Type of Resume -UpstartHR

So what type of Resume is preferred? Click on the link to find out more from this Recruiter’s visit to the Society for Human Resources Managers Annual Talent Conference.


Town of Islip Hiring! Marina Guards

The Town of Islip is now hiring seasonal Marina Guards. Enjoy the summer days and work at night! Details are as follows: Position: Seasonal Marina Guard Pay: $10.00-$11.00 per hour, based on shift. The Town of Islip Department of Public Safety Enforcement seeks to hire guards to patrol Islip Township marinas from late May through September. Must be willing to receive NYS Security Guard training provided by the Town of Islip and obtain a NYS Security Guard license. Shifts are evening and nights. Preference is given to Town of Islip residents. Interested candidates must forward a Job Application Form and Resume to: Fax 631-224-5771 or email
Click on the link below to fill out the application. We have a fax machine as well if you wish to fax the application.


United Service Workers Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for United Service Workers, Local Union #355, will conduct a recruitment from May 12, 2014 through May 23, 2014 for two steamfitter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced today.

Applications can be completed at the LU #355 Training Center, 267 Knickerbocker Avenue, Bohemia, NY from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, during the recruitment period. All applications must be completed on site.

The Committee requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as TASC or GED), including one year of high school algebra.
  • Must attest in writing that he/she is physically able to perform the work required of a steamfitter, which may include:
  • Working an eight-hour day continually on one’s feet.
  • Lifting and carrying weights in excess of 75 pounds for extended periods.
  • Working through extended periods of extreme weather conditions and temperatures.
  • Working in restrictive or confined spaces.
  • Working at heights of 20 feet or more on ladders, scaffolds, scissor lifts, or boom lifts.
  • Working in ditches or trenches up to six feet deep.
  • Must be able to read, hear, and understand instructions and warnings.
  • Must pass a drug screening, at the expense of the sponsor, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction (in and around Nassau and Suffolk counties).
  • Must provide military transfer card or discharge form DD214, if applicable, after selection and prior to indenture.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #355 at (631) 589-5880.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner.  Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status.  Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs.  Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.

Resume Help: What Not to Do

At first I wondered if our blog readers could relate to résumés that are so bad.  On second thought, we need to see the truly disastrous résumés to learn what not to do!

Résumé Help: What Not to Do: Part 1 of 2 – Careers Done Write – Debra Wheatman

Debra Wheatman is a top Resume Writer and blog writer. Make sure to read this article on what not to write on your resume.

USA Jobs in New York

Keep in mind, all of these positions have closing dates. Be sure to thoroughly answer all questions and attach supporting documentation.

Farmingdale State College Job Posting – Cleaner – All Shifts

Job Description:
A cleaner performs a variety of routine manual tasks requiring light, medium, and heavy physical effort in cleaning and caring for an assigned area in public buildings and adjacent grounds and sidewalks. Incumbent should have a working knowledge of the properties of various cleaning substances; ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions; ability to stand, stoop, bend and stretch for long periods of time; ability to use various cleaning equipment and products; ability to climb ladders.

There are no education requirements. Applicants must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor.

Click here to view more information and to apply online.

Dealing with Impostor Syndrome

I’m worried about how to be the “expert” rather than the student/intern.

impostor syndrome: when you might be a fraud –

Concerned about being considered the _____ wiz, expert, genius, nerd, geek, etc when you know there are things you don’t know? You’re not alone! In this post from Ask A Manager, a worried reader gets a bit of advice when it comes to dealing with impostor syndrome. If you set high standards for yourself or are a recent graduate, you should check out this post right away!