Browsing: unemployment

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Searching for a job is more than submitting your resume to job boards or company websites. Learn what it means to hunt employment and prepare yourself for a better job search at a workshop by Single Stop Employment Services, November 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Kings Bay Y – Emmons Avenue,…

News
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The government giveth… crippling partisan bickering taketh away. As across-the-board government cuts known as the “sequester” kick in this week, many New Yorkers are facing the reality that the aid sent to them in the form of the $60 billion Sandy package will be reduced by $3 billion, according to a report by Fox 5. While…

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If you are unemployed, between the ages of 18 and 24, and looking for a good paying job, than this may be the opportunity for you. The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is hiring 200 people to help with the “clean-up, restoration, and reconstruction of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,” according to…

Opinion
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BETWEEN THE LINES: The presidential campaign stretched out for 18 months, yet it seemed longer — a lot longer. I’ve had my fill of annoying attack ads. At least we won’t have to see those fact-skewing, derogatory commercials — until local campaigns emerge less than a year from now. I’m also fed up with constant robocalls.…

Opinion
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BETWEEN THE LINES: For habitual readers of this column, it should come as no revelation as to who my preference is in Tuesday’s presidential election. Over the last three or four months, there’s nothing former Governor Mitt Romney or Rep. Paul Ryan did to convince me to change my mind. (I’d still rather be blue than…

Opinion
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BETWEEN THE LINES: When Mitt Romney became the Republican’s designated presidential nominee following his victories in the spring primaries, the party’s conservative wing seemed as lukewarm about the former governor as they were four years ago for maverick Senator John McCain. In a calculated move to counterbalance his moderate credentials, and emulating what McCain did four…

Business
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Small businesses owners, despair! Last week, we posted about Public Advocate Bill de Blasio’s plans to sue Mayor Michael Bloomberg in order to force him to release information regarding fines distributed to small businesses. De Blasio claims that the city is doling out fines irresponsibly to fill city coffers, and the results are hurting neighborhood commerce.…

Education
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If you’re one of those quirky, quasi-artistic types who opted to doodle in class rather than pay attention to what the teacher was saying, or perhaps you dropped out of school before getting your degree, because your head was always in the clouds, but you’ve matured (and focused) a little since then and desperately wish…

Opinion
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(Photo of Hammock under Palm Trees, Tropical/Pacific courtesy of Picasa user Mudassir) A post requesting our readers to be patient if the stories aren’t coming up as quickly as we would like: Thank you to everyone who took our Sheepshead Bites business card when I met you near the Super Stop & Shop. Thank you…