Building on his efforts to help put people back to work and reduce citizens’ reliance on social services, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today launched a free job finding application that notifies job seekers of job opportunities through social media, text or email.
Major corporations and other local employers lauded Mangano’s latest initiative to put people back to work.
Nassau Works – an innovative jobs platform- provides a comprehensive and integrated social and mobile job solution that will connect job seekers and employers.
Best of all, the new platform is offered to County businesses for free – as to help reduce their recruiting costs and ensure they gain access to qualified candidates. And job seekers have free access to one of the largest databases of available jobs on the Internet.
“Nassau Works is a vital tool in linking job seekers with employment opportunities,” Mangano said. “I hope other corporations partner with us in this effort to put people back to work.”
County Executive Mangano was joined at the announcement by representatives from AriZona Iced Tea, Clever Devices, Healthplex, King Kullen, Nassau Council Chambers of Commerce, Astoria Federal, UJA’s Connect to Care, Vietnam Veterans of America Nassau Chapter 82, Hofstra University, Molloy College, Nassau Community College, Adelphi University and TweetMyJobs.
Those companies who all agreed to post job ads on Nassau Works applauded the initiative,
“It is an honor to partner with County Executive Mangano and Nassau County to provide our job matching technology,” said Robin D. Richards, Chairman and CEO of TweetMyJobs. “The platform will act as a powerful compliment to Executive Mangano’s job programs and lead to a fast connection of job seekers with hiring employers”
County Executive Mangano said his administration has worked tirelessly to create and retain private sector jobs.
“As a legislator, I helped bring 15,000 jobs back to the former Grumman Corporation property in Bethpage after they closed down a significant portion of their operations,” Mangano said. “As County Executive, I have helped create and retain nearly 4,000 jobs and we will continue to do just that.”
To search or post a job, log onto www.NassauWorks.com or download the app on your iPhone or Android device. Job seekers can sign up to receive job alerts on their mobile phone, via email, or on the Web.
Businesses can instantly distribute their job listings across the digital landscape to find qualified candidates and help our citizens find work, Mangano said.
To encourage further job postings, Mangano said that all economic development compacts entered into by the Nassau County IDA will require businesses to post job openings on Nassau Works.
Nassau Works leverages social media to drive local employment solutions. Facebook and Twitter’s social media networks, as well as mobile technology, are used to instantly push relevant jobs to job seekers where they want them and when they want them. Job seekers can sign up to receive jobs on their mobile phone, via email, Twitter or on the web.
“Nassau County is leading the charge in helping our citizens get back to work and reduce the demand on social services,” said County Executive Mangano. “This free, new online jobs platform helps job seekers find employment and provide our local businesses with free access to the same cutting edge tools that Fortune 500 companies are using today.”