Business Link is a fast, free and easy way for employers to reach job seekers. Operated by New York City’s Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services, Business Link is at the core of the City’s efforts to move cash assistance recipients into jobs. Plus, there are financial benefits available to companies that hire employees through Business Link.
Free Job Listing Service for Employers
Business Link targets qualified candidates to meet employer specifications. A dedicated account manager works with you to create a posting and supply pre-screened candidates in 7 days or less. Employers are under no obligation to hire candidates referred by Business Link.
Nearly 40% of Business Link candidates interviewed by employers are hired, comparable to high-cost staffing agencies.
Contact Business Link
By Phone: (212) 643-2881 extension 215
In Person: Business Link, 348 West 34th Street NY, NY 10001
Employer Incentives Plus Program
Employers may qualify to receive wage subsidies equal to 40% of an employee’s gross monthly salary (up to $400 per month) for a maximum of six months. Read more about the Employer Incentives Plus Program Information (PDF).
State and federal tax credits may be available to employers who hire eligible Business Link candidates. Read more about how you can Lower Your Company’s Labor Costs (PDF).
For Job Seekers
Job seekers who are receiving cash assistance can call the 24-hour job listing (212) 643-2881 and select extension 2 for a listing of jobs. Or call toll-free: (877) 585-JOBS (5627). Instructions are also available in Spanish.