Governor Cuomo Announces Jobs Express Website Tops 100,000 Available Positions
Businesses Have Filled Thousands of Jobs by Using Jobs Express.
Albany, NY - July 30, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than 100,000 available jobs are now listed on the Jobs Express website (www.jobs.ny.gov). The site sorts thousands of jobs by region and occupation, and also allows users to search jobs based on zip code and travel distance.
“Every day more and more employers are listing their job openings on Jobs Express to find skilled workers required to successfully grow their businesses,” Governor Cuomo said. “With thousands of job openings listed in every region of the state, this site makes it easy for job seekers to connect with employers, helping to put people back to work and growing our economy.”
New businesses and job listings are added to the Jobs Express site every day. In May 2014, there was a 17 percent increase in total job listings with more than 7,100 businesses posting a new job order. Businesses using the site fulfilled more than 62,000 job orders in May 2014.
The occupational categories with the most jobs listed in May 2014 included: Sales, Clerical, Management, Computer/Mathematical and Business/Financial Operations.
More than 68,000 unique website visitors visited Jobs Express in May.
“The service Jobs Express provides is critical to hiring a strong and sustainable workforce,” said State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera. “Every day, more businesses are using the site because they know it’s the best way to find the best candidates for the best price – zero.”
|Available Positions Listed on Jobs Express|
|(as of 7/29/14)|
|New York City||38,200|
Job seekers can find their nearest Career Center at: www.labor.ny.gov/career-center-locator.
Employers interested in listing their jobs should visit: www.labor.ny.gov/hire.