Since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, career-related services offered by the partners of the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board have continued to evolve to meet the needs of employers and job seekers in Hunterdon and Somerset counties.
The Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Training Service Center at 27 Warren St., second floor, in Somerville is open for in-person, career-related services. Appointments are encouraged and customers who walk in will be accommodated as staffing levels permit. Appointment-only in-person career-related services are also available throughout the week at the Training Center at 6 Gauntt Place in Flemington. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 908-541-5780 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Appointment-only in-person career-related services are available at the Greater-Raritan One-Stop / Employment Services Center at 75 Veterans Memorial Drive, Somerville. To schedule an appointment, call 908-704-3000 or use this form.
All offices also continue to offer services through e-mail, phone and virtual platforms. In addition, a virtual orientation session for new customers of the Training Center is conducted on Fridays, and virtual career-webinars presented by the Training Center and the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board continue to be scheduled. Check out the GRWDB’s website calendar for the latest offerings. For more information, contact the GRWDB at 908-541-5790 or email@example.com.
Please note: all GRWDB Board and Committee meetings are being conducted virtually.
Look on the calendar for more information on all programs and meetings.
NJ Cannabis Hiring Event
August 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Canna Get a Second Chance, a New Jersey Cannabis Hiring and Careers Event, is being conducted from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 13, at HUB-13, 13 W. Front St., Trenton.
The free event will allow attendees to: chat directly with hiring managers; discuss cannabis conviction expungement; hear from cannabis industry leaders; receive feedback on resumes and LinkedIn profiles; and receive professional resources, like headshots, haircuts and clothes.
The event’s workshops, seminars and resources are for the previously cannabis-incarcerated as well as those job seekers looking to learn more about the cannabis industry.
To register for the free event, go to this Eventbrite link.
The event is presented by 40 Tons, a black female-owned social impact Cannabis brand, BrandResumes, a Career Advancement company, which have teamed up to offer a career conference for job seekers and entrepreneurs to promote social justice and equitable hiring.