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Summer jobs still can be found in Rochester area
May 25, 2017 - Antwan Williams and Lee Koslow featured in article on Summer Jobs.

Hot Jobs in the Rochester Area
May 23, 2017 - RochesterWorks is featured in news story on Hot Jobs

Rochester Takes Startup Approach to Worker Cooperatives
Apr 25, 2017 - Several RochesterWorks! customers become the first employees of a brand new local co-op.

Job training in demand, but fears grow at community colleges over how to pay for it
Mar 30, 2017 - MCC along with Finger Lakes Community College and Genesee Community College are offering a variety of programs to meet the needs of businesses in their regions. They collaborate with organizations such as RochesterWorks! and Finger Lakes Works in job training.

Connections: Do we have the "right to be forgotten?"
Mar 28, 2017 - Do we have the "right to be forgotten?" RochesterWorks!'s Annie Walker weighs in on WXXI's Connections

New Job Training Program at Monroe County Jail to Reduce Recidivism Rate
February 21, 2017 - RochersterWorks! Reentry Connections featured on TWCNews

Bringing employment training services and opportunities to inmates
Feb 16, 2017 - RochesterWorks! is bringing its employment and job training initiatives to the Monroe County Correctional Facility.

Steve Hausman Interviews Antwan WIlliams and Theodore Jordan
February 7, 2017 - The interview highlights the Summer Youth Employment Program

Career Conference 2017 press January 18, 2017

Video: John Premo on Good Day Rochester

John Premo on WXXI

John Premo on 13Wham

Job Seeker talks to News 8

Pete Pecor talks to News 10

What options are there for Verizon employees after call center closes?
October 13, 2016 - Pete Pecor interviewed about the Call Center closure

Blue Cross Arena Hosts Summer Employment Provider Fair for Youth
May 21, 2016 ~ RochesterWorks! and the City of Rochester held an event at the Blue Cross Arena for youth currently enrolled in the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) or Summer of Opportunity Program (SOOP).

RIT to Hold Training, Certification Programs on Electronics Manufacturing for Veterans
May 11, 2016 ~ RIT is partnering with RochesterWorks!, the Veterans Outreach Center and Adecco Staffing Agency to recruit participants for the two four-week sessions.

RIT Receives State Award for Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development for Veterans
May 11, 2016 ~ Rochester Institute of Technology is presenting two training and certification programs for unemployed, or under-employed, area veterans who want to work at regional advanced manufacturing and electronics assembly companies. Training sessions are free and will take place at RIT’s Center for Electronics Manufacturing and Assembly, June 6- July 1 and July 11-Aug. 5.

RTS ~ RochesterWorks! CEO Peter Pecor Supports Efforts to Increase Access to Public Transportation
March 4, 2016 ~ Rochester's Regional Transit Service (RTS) convenes local advocates and politicians to discuss the need for public transportation funding.

Democrat & Chronicle ~ RochesterWorks! seeks summer youth job applications
March 2, 2016 ~ Summer Youth Employment Program Highlight

WROC 8 TV ~ 8th Annual Greater Rochester Career Conference & Job Fair Took Place at MCC
January 13, 2016 ~ 8th Annual Greater Rochester Career Conference & Job Fair

WHEC TV 10 ~ Looking for a New Job?
January 13, 2016 ~ 8th Annual Greater Rochester Career Conference & Job Fair

Daily Messenger ~ Looking for a New Job?
January 13, 2016 ~ 8th Annual Greater Rochester Career Conference & Job Fair

WHEC TV 10 ~ RochesterWorks! Prepares Job Seekers for Job Fair on January 13
January 8, 2016 ~ Save the date for the 8th Annual Career Conference and Job Fair at MCC.

Rochester Business Journal - "Employing a Longtime Interest"
September 25, 2015 ~ Get to know RochesterWorks! Executive Director Peter Pecor through an RBJ Profile feature.

WHEC TV 10 ~ Rochester in Focus Interview
July 5, 2015 ~ How RochesterWorks! can help those in the community that are looking for work.

Democrat & Chronicle ~ How to Find Middle-Skill Jobs (and Lot of Others)
June 26, 2015 ~ RochesterWorks! tips for looking for a middle-skills job.

Democrat & Chronicle ~ RochesterWorks! Helps Individuals and Companies
June 26, 2015 ~ Whether you're a job seeker or business owner in need of workers, RochesterWorks! offers services that can help.

13 WHAM ABC ~ A Good Season for Jobs in Rochester
June 18, 2015 ~ The August Group and RochesterWorks! speak about why Rochester is a great place to live and work.

WROC 8 TV ~ Forbes Ranks Rochester the Best City to Find a Job for Summer 2015
June 12, 2015 ~ RochesterWorks! responds to the ranking of Rochester as the best place to find a job in Summer 2015.

WHEC Channel 10 ~ ROC CITY TONIGHT Interview: Youth Employment Provider Fair
June 5, 2015 ~ RochesterWorks! and City of Rochester partner together to help youth seeking employment in our community.

Democrat & Chronicle ~ RochesterWorks! Working with RBA on Anti-Poverty Initiative
May 6, 2015 ~ Rochester Business Alliance partnering with RochesterWorks! and other local agencies on Anti-Poverty Initiative.

Democrat & Chroncile ~ RochesterWorks! Earns It's Stripes Year-Round
April 19, 2015 ~ RochesterWorks! provides employment and training programs funded by government grants and helps streamline the often maddening process of job hunting.

WROC 8 TV  ~  RochesterWorks! Summer Youth Employment Program Committed to Employing Youth in 2015
April 7, 2015 ~ RochesterWorks! discusses recent study with WROC 8 about employment opportunities for low income youth in Rochester.

Time Warner Cable News ~ Summer of Opportunity Program Now Accepting Applications
February 25, 2015 ~  The City of Rochester and RochesterWorks! are teaming up to help teenagers get ready for employment with seasonal job training. The deadline to apply is March 13, 2015.

WHEC Channel 10 ~ ROC CITY TONIGHT Interview: RochesterWorks! Job Fair
January 13, 2015 ~ WHEC cares about our community and we're proud to sponsor the RochesterWorks! 7th Annual Career Conference and Job Fair at Monroe Community College. Watch to see an interview with Shayla from RochesterWorks! and Cece from Verizon Wireless on ROC City Tonight.

Democrat & Chronicle ~ Major job fair to be held Wednesday, January 15
January 12, 2015 ~ The Annual Greater Rochester Career Conference and Job Fair will be from 9am to 3pm Wednesday.

Democrat & Chronicle ~ Summer teen jobs program seeks work sites
December 16, 2014 ~ RochesterWorks! Summer Youth Employment Program and the City of Rochester's Summer of Opportunity Program are looking for businesses, non-profits organizations and churches that can serve as summer workplaces for area youths next summer.

United States Department of Labor ~ RochesterWorks! Awarded $5 Million in Ready to Work Grant from the United States Department of Labor
October 15, 2014 ~ The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $169,771,960 in grants to expedite the employment of Americans struggling with long-term unemployment. See the link above for a full list of grantees and amounts for this grant.

Rochester Americans ~ AMERKS Partner with RochesterWorks! to Host Downtown Career Fair on Friday, Nov. 14
October 15, 2014 ~ The Rochester Americans announced today that the team will partner with RochesterWorks! to host a Downtown Career Fair on Friday, Nov. 14th at The Blue Cross Arena from 1pm to 4pm.  Pre-registration is required. See the link above for details.

 Democrat & Chronicle ~ How Rochester's Jobs Growth Lags Behind Other Metros
October 1, 2014 ~ See the link above for insights from Lee Koslow, RochesterWorks! Technical Assistance and Training Manager, as he discusses Rochester's workforce trends in light of new data ranking Rochester 69th out of 125 metropolitan areas in the nations for job growth.

 Time Warner Cable News - 'Summer of Opportunity' Comes to a Close for 800 Teen Workers
August 27, 2014 - RochesterWorks! and the City of Rochester celebrate another successful year for summer youth employment programs.

Democrat & Chronicle ~ Training Grants Up to $5K Available to Local Firms
July 19, 2014 ~ Federal training grants are now avilable for small and medium sized businesses in Monroe County through the Workforce Investment Board administered by RochesterWorks.

WHEC Channel 10 - Hundreds Take Part in the Summer of Opportunity Kick Off Rally
July 7, 2014 -RochesterWorks! in collaboration with the City of Rochester met with 800 youth on their first day of work in the Summer Youth Employment/Summer of Opportunity program for the summer.

WHEC Channel 10 - 2014 RochesterWorks Career Conference at Monroe Community College Coverage
January 15, 2014 - Career Conference at Monroe Community College draws over 1,000 job seekers to meet with over 60 Employers.

Democrat & Chronicle - Area's jobless rate falls to 7.7 percent
April 20, 2011 - The Rochester region is continuing its long climb out of the deep unemployment hole left by the recession, but it hasn't reached the surface yet.

13WHAM - Older and Younger Job Seekers Find Obstacles Locally
April 8, 2011 - A report from the AARP finds unemployment on the rise for people 55 and older. Local job placement agencies report it's also a tough job market for young job seekers.

Democrat & Chronicle - Strategic references are important for your job search
March 19, 2011 - Job seekers like to deem themselves "proven leaders" with a "track record of success." References can lend credibility to those claims and are as critical to job preparations as the resume and interview, local hiring experts say.

Democrat & Chronicle - Recruiter services are in growing demand in business world
March 12, 2011 -  Recruitment of new employees has gone the way of payroll and tax duties for a number of companies out of the building. For years, employers have used recruitment firms to fill specialized technical and senior level executive positions. Now more types of job-seekers are likely to deal with a third party than a person at the company that is offering the job.

Democrat & Chronicle - Three day job workshop for teens begins
February 23, 2011 - While some students are enjoying their week off from school, others are choosing to spend their break learning skills to find a job.

Democrat & Chronicle - Changing economy requires flexible approach
January 30, 2011 - Changing careers is common practice in tough economic times, as some industries fade and others boom. But starting over in a new field isn't always a straightforward proposition.

Democrat & Chronicle - Volunteering can lead way back to work
January 23, 2011 - It's the cardinal rule of resumes: Avoid gaps at all costs.

Democrat & Chronicle - Job fair helps link applicants, firms
January 19, 2011 - Andrew Christensen, 22, hasn't seen many job offers since graduating from the University at Albany last spring with a degree in psychology and business.

10NBC - 600 Job Seekers attend Career Conference at MCC
January 18, 2011 - RochesterWorks, along with News 10NBC, teamed up today for the annual Greater Rochester Career Conference at Monroe Community College.

10NBC - How to Prepare for a Career Fair
December 22, 2010 - The holidays are a tough time to be without work, but it's also a good time to find a job. RochesterWorks! held a workshop Wednesday to teach job seekers how to prepare for a career conference that's coming up in January.

13WHAM - Local Families Struggling as Unemployment Benefits End
November 22, 2010 - Bruce Himes tries to stay positive for his family but admits he worries. A lot.




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