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Should Looking 'Rock and Roll' Matter for Work
Work- something that most of the time is a necessity.  That work-week grind can be exhausting.  And of course, there are all different types of work places, from offices to restaurants, to concert halls.
As someone who has always worked in both music and healthcare in my professional life, …
If Marijuana Becomes Legal, Should NY Employers Still Test?
Should employers be testing for something if it's legal?
Back in May, I posted about how more employers in New York were dropping drug testing.  The topic has come up again in the news, and the area still seems to be vague as New York seems to be getting closer to the legalization of m…
The Top Growing Jobs in New York Are Right Around Albany
A report was just release with the five fastest growing jobs in New York- and a few of them are in locations right around Albany!
News 10 abc released a report on the five fastest growing jobs in New York.  Now, it’s not just the fastest growing jobs for this year...
Snag Yourself a Job at the Saratoga Race Track Job Fair
Need work? Love the track? Well, you're in luck because the New York Racing Association, Inc. is hosting a job fair this Friday (June 15th) and Saturday (June 16th)!  News 10 abc reported on the job fair, open to anyone who's interested in working at the Saratoga Race Course…
More Companies Dropping Marijuana Testing to Increase Employment
An interesting article posted by News 10 abc drove home a point that workplaces are moving away from marijuana testing to fill thin applicant and workforce pools.  In a time where marijuana is being legalized medically, and in some states for recreational purposes, it's questiona…
Capital Region Corporation Announces Layoffs for the New Year
As reported by the Times Union, General Electric announced that it will be laying off 130 hourly workers in their Niskayuna and Schenectady locations.  Reportedly, employees were notified at a meeting this past Friday, and the layoffs will be happening in the next two weeks...