January 26, 2016

Great Cover Letters Start Here!


Before you can land any job, you first have to get the interview. A great cover letter is the best way to make yourself stand out. Here are some important tips for creating a cover letter that shows that your likable, skilled and the best fit for the job. Click here to learn more.



January 21, 2016

Get Started with Career Cruising

Career Cruising is a self-exploration and planning program that helps people of all ages achieve their potential in school, career and life.

Users learn about themselves, their interests, skills and aspiration so they can explore the opportunities that are right for them.

They will learn about career possibilities and educational pathways, so they may create a plan.

Plans are then brought to life by taking informed action.

Huntington Opportunity Resource Center

January 4, 2016

Free Career Counseling At The library

If you are a recent college graduate, about to make a career change, or reentering the job market an appointment with our career counselor might help set you on the right path. Career Counselor Margaret  King can assist you with your resume, give you direction on a new career path and help you navigate the ever-changing world of job searching. Call the Reference Desk for an appointment at (631)757-4200.

December 15, 2015

Veterans Don't Quit Job Searching During the Holidays

For veterans traveling home on leave, winter break is a great time to sit down with potential employers.

Most offices aren't completely empty during the holidays, and managers may have more time for informational interviews. 

Click here for tips on career searching during the holidays.

November 6, 2015

Financial Aid Can Help You Afford College

Thinking about college, but concerned about how to pay for it? Most full-time college students receive some type of financial aid. With financial aid. many students who can't afford the full cost of college can earn their degrees. There is money out there Click HERE to find out how to begin your search.

September 18, 2015

College Admissions Open House

C.W. Post - Sunday, October 10th & November 8th at 10am
Five Towns College -Saturday, October 17th at 1pm & November 14th at 11am
Dowling College - Saturday, October 17th at 9am
St. Joseph's College - Saturday, October 17th at 11am
NYIT - Sunday, October 25th at 10am
Adelphi - Sunday, October 25th at 10am
Hofstra - Sunday, October 25th at 9am

Suffolk Community College - Sunday, November 8th at 1pm
SUNY Old Westbury - Sunday, November 8th at 9am
Farmingdale - Sunday, November 8th at 12pm
Nassau Community College - Sunday. November 15th at 10:30am
Molloy College - Sunday November 15th at 1pm



August 4, 2015

Free Apps To Boost Your Job Search

You don't have to be connected to your computer to search for a job.  Apps on your smartphone can help you find job postings whenever you want. The following are three recommended apps along with tips for using them. 
Linkedin Job Search App
This app which, was released last year, helps you search, sort, and filter the jobs that you are most interested in.
Switch
This app allows you to swipe right if you are interested in the job opportunity and left if you are not. It also allows you to chat with the hiring manager of a company in the app's messaging feature.
Job Board Apps
Most job aggregate sites - Monster, Indeed, Simply Hired, etc., have a mobile app version which allows you to search for opportunities.
Click HERE to find out more.

June 23, 2015

Here's What A Recent Grad's LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like

If you are a recent college grad and just beginning your job search, it's important to learn how to build a professional presence on LinkedIn. Employers use LinkedIn to search for potential employees with specific skill sets and experience. A good LinkedIn profile that tells your story will help you be competitive in the new job market. Click HERE to learn how to show potential employers and recruiters that you are serious and hireable. 

May 11, 2015

Glassdoor For Students

Whether you are looking for an internship or an entry-level job as a new college graduate, Glassdoor for Students can help. Glassdoor for Students is a free resource customized to meet the specific needs of the new job hunter. It allows students to find the latest internships, entry-level jobs and salaries, and offers career tips and tools for effective job search. Learn how to negotiate salary, prep for interviews, and find the job that is the right fit for you. Click HERE to get started.