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In today's hyper-competitive work environment, having the right skills and being prepared can mean the difference between employed and unemployed. The Economic Solutions Center’s Workforce Development program prepares job seekers through:

 

Job Readiness Training & Workshops: Resume Writing, Career Planning, Interviewing, Networking, Professionalism in the Workplace, and many more.

Including Sector-Specific Instruction and Referrals: Food Handlers, Customer Service and OSHA.

 

Screening and Hiring : Career and Job Fairs, Employment Pre-Screenings, Career coaching with onsite computer lab with job database and resume creating software.

 

 

Information Sessions: Employers and organizations regularly host information sessions about upcoming openings, company mission, and questions.

 

 

During this COVID- 19 crisis, we have shifted our strategy recognizing that this pandemic may impact our clients’ workplaces, work design and employment stability.  We want to help you prepare for how the world of work is inevitably shifting, while being sure to keep our community safe and healthy:

  • Resume and Interviewing Support: In one-on-one telephone sessions with our Training and Placement team, you will have the opportunity to create or update your resume and/or prepare for interviews that are likely to be conducted on the phone or in a video conferencing format. If you would like to participate in either of these sessions, please email fdody@restorationplaza.org.
  • Immediate Jobs: We are partnering with organizations to fill immediate needs in:
    • Maintenance and environmental services
    • Medical staff - all levels and specialties
    • Security
    • Dietary Aides and Food Services
    • Warehouse and Delivery Services

The hiring process for many of these roles have been expedited in light of the urgent situation. If you would like to be considered for any of these opportunities or you are a local business seeking talent available to start right away, please contact Nadine Mullings, Assistant Director, Training and Placement at nmullings@restorationplaza.org or (917) 275-0418.

Check the calendar below for upcoming events. For more information about our work readiness and other available services, email services@restorationplaza.org, call (718) 636-6994 or visit the Economic Solutions Center Central office 1368 Fulton Street.

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Please fill out this form if you wish to attend future screening/hiring events and job fairs.


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January 2020

ESC North – Professionalism in the Workplace/Conflict Resolution

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ESC North, 630 Flushing Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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ABOUT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT It is not always easy to find work and advance in your career. Our Career Development team is ready to assist you through a series of workshops so that you are fully equipped to land that job.  For those enrolled in our program, paid internship opportunities and one-on-one career coaching is available as well. Once you are ready, we will pair you with one of our Employment Specialists to connect you with an initial job or career…

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ESC North – Job search and job applications using the internet

January 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ESC North, 630 Flushing Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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ABOUT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT It is not always easy to find work and advance in your career. Our Career Development team is ready to assist you through a series of workshops so that you are fully equipped to land that job.  For those enrolled in our program, paid internship opportunities and one-on-one career coaching is available as well. Once you are ready, we will pair you with one of our Employment Specialists to connect you with an initial job or career…

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ESC North – Interviewing Essentials

January 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ESC North, 630 Flushing Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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ABOUT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT It is not always easy to find work and advance in your career. Our Career Development team is ready to assist you through a series of workshops so that you are fully equipped to land that job.  For those enrolled in our program, paid internship opportunities and one-on-one career coaching is available as well. Once you are ready, we will pair you with one of our Employment Specialists to connect you with an initial job or career…

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ESC North – Job Readiness Training: Food Handlers

January 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

ESC North, 630 Flushing Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Food Handlers Note: To be eligible to take this class, you must first attend the orientation at the beginning of the month and attend both customer service classes. You must attend both days of this class, as it is mandatory to take the exam for the food handlers certification. Please bring your NYS state ID and social security card to complete paperwork. Thank you for your interest.   ABOUT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT It is not always easy to find work and…

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ESC North – Job Readiness Training: Food Handlers

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

ESC North, 630 Flushing Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Food Handlers Note: To be eligible to take this class, you must first attend the orientation at the beginning of the month and attend both customer service classes. You must attend both days of this class, as it is mandatory to take the exam for the food handlers certification. Please bring your NYS state ID and social security card to complete paperwork. Thank you for your interest.   ABOUT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT It is not always easy to find work and…

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ESC Central – Job Readiness Training: Resume Clinic

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 27, 2020 at 9:00 am

Economic Solutions Center Central, 1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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Resume Clinic ABOUT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT It is not always easy to find work and advance in your career. Our Career Development team is ready to assist you through a series of workshops that include resume writing, interviewing skills, financial and career planning, and professionalism in the workplace, so that you are fully equipped to land that job. We also provide training with certificates or licenses in Customer Service, Computer Skills, and Food Handlers to help you grow in your job…

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March 2020

Managing a Full-Time Gig and Side Hustle: How to Recession-Proof Your Career

March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)'s spread has pushed us into sudden economic instability and raises the question: How do I continue to grow my career and build wealth? Register Now for this virtual event: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7050615420290884364 During this session, panelists: Discuss practical strategies anyone can use to tap into their passion projects or assess their skill sets and flex their “entrepreneurial muscles.” Help job seekers realize they can find new ways to generate income and maintain it once they secure full-time employment Help job…

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April 2020

Conversation with Leaders featuring Karen St. Hilaire

April 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on July 3, 2020 at 12:30 pm

1368 Fulton Street NY United States + Google Map

Author, Entrepreneur, Lecturer, Motivational Speaker Karen St. Hilaire Join us for our lunch time speaker series  and hear from a range of professionals as they offer valuable tips on professional and personal development.  Come network with individuals working in all types of industries and learn how their experiences got them to where they are today! This public series is brought to you by Restoration’s Youth Development Program: Thursday, April 16 : Karen St. Hilaire Tuesday April 21: Jocelynne Rainey Tuesday,…

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Navigating Your Job Search in a Tight Market

April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NY United States + Google Map

The labor market has been hit hard and shifted considerably as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis. Countless people have become abruptly unemployed and unsure how to navigate the murky waters of a job search in an increasingly competitive market. During the last full week of March 2020, the NYS DOL received 8.2 million calls for unemployment insurance claims. 50% of U.S. companies are considering layoffs. Recent reports indicate freelancers currently comprise approximately 16% of the workforce, and that…

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Everything you need to know about your economic impact check

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  Almost everyone qualifies but there are steps you may need to take to ensure you will get it and it arrives fast. The webinar will explain: 1. Who qualifies and how much you will get 2. What to do if you are not required to pay taxes. 3. What to do if you haven't paid your taxes for 2018-2019. 4. What to do if you don't have a bank account. 5. What to do if the IRS doesn't have…

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