June 6, 2014
By Stephanie West
Albany, NY – Almost 100,000 jobs are currently available and listed on the State’s 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.
“By listing nearly 100,000 job opportunities in an easily searchable and up-to-date format, our Jobs Express website is playing a central role in connecting New Yorkers looking for work with companies looking to hire,” Governor Cuomo said. “Thousands of businesses are using Jobs Express to meet their workforce needs, and I encourage all job seekers to utilize this tool to find available opportunities today.”
New businesses and job listings are added every day. Throughout the month of April 2014, there were more than 73,000 new job openings listed on Jobs Express – a 22 percent increase from April 2013 – and more than 78,000 unique website visitors. More than 7,100 businesses posted a new job order on the site in April 2014. Businesses using the site fulfilled nearly 55,000 job orders in April 2014.
The occupational categories with the most jobs listed in April 2014 included: Sales and Related, Office Clerical and Secretarial, Management, Computer and Mathematical, and Healthcare Practitioner and Technical.