Bloomberg announces 10-part 'Job Hunt' series

The News Leader

February 2, 2010 1:54:01 PM PST
There is a new resource for New Yorkers looking for a job: the TV. Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday announced the premiere of a 10-part series called Job Hunt.

The show will offer expert and practical advice about navigating the city's job market, as well as how to take advantage of career centers and business solution centers in all five boroughs.

The show will air on 10 consecutive Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. on the NYC Life channel.

"In today's market, looking for a job can be a daunting, sometimes overwhelming task - but there's help out there, and we want all New Yorkers to know about it," Bloomberg said. "'Job Hunt' will help more New Yorkers find out about the career resources and opportunities that are available to them."

NYC Life is broadcast on Channel 25 (Time Warner/Verizon FiOs/Direct TV/Comcast); Channel 22 (Cablevision); and Channel 25 over the air. Full episodes can also be viewed on the NYC Media Video on Demand player through NYC.gov after they air.

The episode schedule is as follows:

  • Feb 2: You Just Lost Your Job, Now What?
  • Feb 9: Why Would They Hire Me If They Can't Find Me on Google? Using new technology to get a job.
  • Feb 16: The Three Dimensional Resume: It's not just a piece of paper anymore.
  • Feb 23: Downsized but Not Down and Out: How to transfer your skills and reinvent yourself.
  • Mar 2: Home Alone and Out of Work: How to avoid depression when unemployment drags on.
  • Mar 9: Over 40 and Laid Off: How do you fit in now that the job market has totally changed?
  • Mar 16: Everyone Can Contribute to the Workforce: Jobs for people with special challenges.
  • Mar 23: Back Home and Unemployed: Jobs for Veterans
  • Mar 30: I'm Gen Y and I Want to Cry: My expensive college degree isn't getting me my dream job.
  • April 6: Diversity in the Workplace: The unwritten rules to keep your job.

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