Author Archives: Jennifer May

Meeting of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

41 Lewis Street, Suite 104 Phone: (315) 789-3131
Geneva, NY 14456 Fax: (315) 789-0163
March 12, 2018
Contact: Jennifer May
Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board

Meeting Notice:

The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time: 8:30 – 10:00 am
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Vandervort Room
300 Pulteney St., Geneva, NY

For more information please call, 315-789-3131 ext 101.

The mission of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to improve the economic well-being of job seekers and employees in the Finger Lakes region. The goal of the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is to increase the employment, retention, and earnings of participants, increase occupational skill attainment by participants; and, as a result, improve the quality of the workforce; reduce welfare dependency; and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the region. For more information regarding the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, visit or call 315-789-3131.

Non Profit Management Training April 17th

FREE Management Training for Non-Profit Organizations

Sponsored by:
The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc. and Generations Bank

WHEN: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Generations Bank Board Room 20 East Bayard Street Seneca Falls, NY 13148

RSVP: Name, agency and job title to or call 315-789-3131 Ext. 102 by April 12, 2018 (Limited to 25 students)

WHY: Non-profit organizations have important missions to accomplish in today’s society. Every Executive Director wants to dedicate all funds to accomplish the mission. There is seldom any left over to help develop themselves and their management team. This program is intended to support the management teams of non-profit organizations by helping them to improve their leadership skill sets without diverting funding intended for their mission and clients.

WHO: Supervisors, Managers and Directors of non-profit organizations. Actually, anyone who has to get work accomplished through others’ efforts.

WHAT: One 4-hour training workshop. The workshop reviews the following topics:
• Performance Management – Setting Expectations
• Performance Management – Coaching for Excellence
• Performance Management – Counseling for Competence
• Manager AND Leader; Embrace the Genius of “AND”

Non Profit Management Training Program Description

Career Navigator April 2-6

Career Navigator
An Intensive Training Program for
Job Search & Success

Jump start your job search with this 5-day interactive, strategic approach to proactively managing your future.

  • Learn how to redefine your skills to fit existing and emerging industries and occupations.
  • Design a job search strategy to fit your values, skills and goals.
  • Learn the marketing techniques that will get your message out to the people that make the hiring decisions.
  • Discover the increased power of working in teams, led by certified career professionals.
  • Navigate the obstacles and challenges of the changing economy and learn the new rules of job search.
  • Master the ability to successfully transition into new directions of employment and control future employment paths.

Who should enroll in Career Navigator?
Job Seekers who:

  • Desire to stay in the same field and who want to learn how to compete.
  • Require an industry and/or career change based upon their transferable skills.
  • Want support in identifying new search strategies, tools and techniques.

Day 1: Ground Work (Foundations, Skill Assessment) STAR Stories
Day 2: Marketing Me – Marketing Plans, Summary Qualifications
Day 3: Speed Networking / Resumes & Cover Letters
Day 4: Resume Reviews & Interviewing
Day 5: Goal Setting and Search Teams

Dates and Locations:

Dates and Times: April 2 – 6, 2018 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Ontario County Safety Training Facility, County Road 48, Canandaigua
Contact person: at 585-396-4033
OR at 315-789-1771 Ext 117

To Enroll:
See a Finger Lakes Works Career Center Staff Person

Space is limited please be sure to make a reservation soon!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Frequently asked questions about Career Navigator


FLX Job Fair Coming April 19th

The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board and Finger Lakes Community College Career Services office would like to invite you to participate in the fifth annual Finger Lakes Job Fair. This events attracts hundreds of candidates and will be held:

DATE: Thursday, April 19, 2018
TIME: 12:30pm-4:00pm
PLACE: The Student Center at Finger Lakes Community College (Main Campus)
3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424

Letter to Employers

FLX Job Fair Registration Form

FLX Job Order Form

Volunteers Needed

Serving Community Healthcare in the Finger Lakes will be held at FLCC Canandaigua Campus and run from 7:30am until about 2:00pm. We will hold an orientation the day before –Monday (3/19) at 9:00am-10:00am at FLCC student center. We expect about 400 students from about 20 school districts.

Tour guides volunteers will chaperone students to classrooms for 20-minute presentations, exhibitor area and lunch. Room monitors will make sure classes start and end on time along with making sure the presenters are comfortable. We will also need help registering schools and setting up for lunch.

People interested in volunteering should email the following information:


Preference: Tour Guide or Room Monitor

Shirt size

Feel free to contact Mike with questions, at or (315)789-3131 ext 103.

Open Recruitment for Remedy Staffing


Wednesday 2/28/2018
9:30am – 11:00am

Entry Level as well as Skilled Manufacturing positions from $10.40/hr. to $15.00/hr., in Wayne County and the Surrounding areas. There are also direct hire opportunities for Professional and Technical applicants available.

Finger Lakes Works Career Center/
NYS Department of Labor
1519 Nye Road, Suite 601
Lyons, NY 14489