New York: A Boost in Employment Opportunities?

jobsNew York is encountering a hiring blitz.  Right now, there is a big retail opening from The World Trade Center resulting in around 10,000 new jobs. Over 50 eateries, retailers and vendors are opening their doors in the middle of next month which is leading to more work at the WTC Oculus space and Fulton subway hub.

Indeed, at the end of last month, owner of the Westfield mall hosted a job fair at the Conrad New York Hotel.  Hiring Our Heroes also organized a programs for National Guard, Reserve members and their spouses, along with veterans.

As well, the New York State Department of Labor has a website – Job Express – offering job vacancies throughout the 10 regions of New York, organized by careers and industries. Also on the site is a list of short videos giving information and tips to job seekers such a resume writing and interview handling.  Employers can also post potential jobs.