Senator Fuschillo Invites Residents to His Job Resource Expo on March 18th

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that he will be holding a Job Resource Expo to help individuals looking for jobs better prepare themselves to find employment. The 2011 Job Resource Expo will be held on Friday, March 18th from 10 am to 1 pm at the Freeport Recreation Center, which is located at 130 East Merrick Road in Freeport.

          “Residents need to give themselves the best chance to succeed in the job market at a time when over 100,000 Long Islanders are unemployed and competition for jobs is extremely high. Offering services such as resume review, along with providing information about different job training, educational, and social service programs, will help better prepare individuals to get the job they want,” said Senator Fuschillo.

          Senator Fuschillo’s job resource expo will help individuals who are looking for jobs learn some of the tools that will help improve their chances of gaining employment. Those in attendance will be able to have their resumes reviewed, learn interviewing skills & job searching tips, and speak with career counselors.

          Additionally, information will be offered about:

          * Job training programs
          * Upcoming civil service exams
          * Higher Education
          * Social service assistance programs
          * Vocational & Educational Services for individuals with disabilities
          * Starting a small business

           Residents who would like more information about Senator Fuschillo’s Job Resource Expo can call his office at 516-882-0630. 


List of exhibitors:

* Community Development Corporation of Long Island

* Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County

* Farmingdale State College

* Health & Welfare Council of Long Island

* Hempstead Works

* Long Island Cares

* Nassau Community College

* Nassau County Civil Service Commission

* Nassau County Employment Assistance Resource Program (EARN)

* Nassau-Suffolk Law Services

* New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (Civil Service)

* NYS Consumer Protection Board

* NYS Department of Labor

* Opportunities Industrialization Center of Suffolk

* Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State College

* Suffolk County Department of Civil Service

* Suffolk County One-Stop Employment

* Suffolk County Community College

* The Workforce Partnership (Town of Oyster Bay)

* Town of Hempstead Department of Civil Service


* Your Money New York (NYS Comptroller's Office)