ALBANY – As the Hudson Valley Region continues to reopen, there are a growing number of positions available on the Jobs Express website, at jobs.ny.gov. Currently more than 11,200 jobs are available in a number of different fields from businesses looking to hire immediately.
Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon said her office is “redoubling our efforts to help jumpstart the Empire State’s economy. We have moved heaven and earth to get unemployed New Yorkers their money — paying 12 years’ of benefits in a matter of months. Now that businesses are opening back up, we want to help connect every job seeker in New York with the right job opportunity, including by sending over one million proactive recruitment emails.”
She encouraged both businesses in need of workers and New Yorkers in need of a job to take advantage of the Jobs Express website.
The businesses listing the most jobs on the Jobs Express website in the Hudson Valley Region are as follows:
WMCHealth – 374
Health Quest Systems, Inc. – 356
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals – 294
Westchester Medical Center – 193
The Jobs Express database, located at http://www.jobs.ny.gov sorts jobs by region and occupation, and also allows users to search jobs based on zip code and travel distance.
It currently lists over 11,200 jobs from businesses looking to hire immediately in the region. The search engine narrows employment fields into more than 20 categories, allowing job seekers to easily view potential openings in the region. Categories include health care, production, sales, architecture and engineering, construction and transportation.
The Department of Labor is also currently, at no cost, helping businesses in the Hudson Valley Region and across the state recruit the skilled workers they need to compete as the region’s economy reopens. Any business looking to register and list jobs at no charge with the Department is encouraged to visit: http://labor.ny.gov/hirenow.
Department staff are also available to help businesses develop employee handbooks and on-the-job training programs, take advantage of tax credits for hiring specific populations, as well as apprenticeship programs. To reach the Department’s business services unit, please visit: https://labor.ny.gov/businessservices/landing.shtm.