Town of Brookhaven to Host Third Annual Job Boot Camp

Free training classes will teach essential skills for landing a job.

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine announced last week that the Town of Brookhaven will host its third annual Job Boot Camp, a series of eight, high intensity training classes that will provide job hunters with the right tools for landing a job. 

Classes will be held on May 1, 7, 15, 22 and 29, June 5, 11 and 19 at Brookhaven Town Hall, One Independence Hill in Farmingville from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The free program is sponsored by the Town’s Division of Economic Development and will provide the opportunity for attendees to learn the proven fundamentals of finding a job, how to write resumes, interview strategies and how to network and make the right connections that will get them noticed and hired. 

“People who are looking for a job or considering a career change, need to use every advantage to move ahead in the work force,” Romaine said. “I commend our Division of Economic Development for offering residents the opportunity to hone their skills and build confidence so they can get back on the road to success. I look forward to welcoming our new recruits on the first day of class.” 

Job Boot Camp is part of the Town’s initiative to assist Brookhaven job seekers and is run by Maria Frey of Executive Consultants of New York, an organization that specializes in career development and networking. 

Space is limited for Job Boot Camp and open to Brookhaven residents only. To reserve your spot, please call 631-451-6563. For more information on the Town’s Division of Economic Development, visit www.brookhaven.org

In addition to Job Boot Camp, the Town sponsors www.Jobhaven.org, an interactive, one-stop resource designed to help people find jobs in and around Brookhaven Town. Residents can find up to date job postings by specific sector and access online job search resources. Businesses can also post jobs. 

On June 26, the Division of Economic Development, in conjunction with the Brookhaven Business Advisory Council, Brookhaven Women’s Services and Brookhaven Youth Bureau, will host the Jobhaven.org Job Fair at Brookhaven Town Hall. This event gives job hunters the opportunity to meet face-to-face with representatives from companies in and around Brookhaven who are looking to hire qualified candidates for a wide range of positions. Last year, 70 representatives from area businesses looking for job applicants and more than 400 residents attended the free event.  


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