SHREWSBURY, NJ - Still in the hunt for that job? Do you know what employers are currently hiring? Or what jobs are in the most demand?
Let two market specialists from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development show you how a new website can help your job search. A free program,
“An Introduction to Real Time Jobs in Demand,” will be held on Monday, Oct. 18, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury.
The tutorial is sponsored by the Library’s Career Information Center, which regularly hosts programs to help job-seekers.
The Oct. 18 program will feature Frank Ferdetta and Michael Dugan, two market specialists from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development, who will hold a hands-on demonstration on how job-searchers can use the “Real Time Jobs In Demand” website to find employment opportunities in Monmouth County.
“Real Time Jobs In Demand” is available online at http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/content/RealTimeJobsinDemand.html . The website ranks occupations based on number of job openings and number of unemployment claims. After ranking the occupations, the website allows user to go directly to the online employment lists. Information is also provided on training, licensing and wages.
Frank Ferdetta is a specialist with the Real Time Jobs program and Michael Dugan is the labor market specialist for Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Their program will be useful for job-searchers, employment counselors and students who are planning their vocational careers.
Ferdetta and Dugan also are the authors of the Monmouth County edition of the Central Regional Community Fact Book, which was published in August 2010. The Fact Book provides snapshot of the people and economy of Monmouth County, and also includes estimates of future population and economic growth including estimates of growth in individual occupations and industries. The Fact Book is available online at http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/lpa/pub/factbook/monfct.pdf .
The Career Information Center at the Eastern Branch Library maintains a collection of more than 1,300 circulating materials and reference items on choosing a career, changing careers, job hunting, resume writing, interviewing and networking. Online resources include links to online job listings, employment projections, business directories and periodicals.
More information on this program is available by calling the Monmouth County Library Career Information Center at 1-866-941-8188. For more information on programming at the Monmouth County Library, please visit our website at www.monmouthcountylib.org