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Learning New Tricks: Seeking Employment as a Mature Professional

Workshop date: November 9th – Workers over 40 are a vital part of the workforce, and employers continue to hire them for the talent and experience. Get a better understanding of what today’s employers are looking for and how to be successful in finding employment. Find out which employers and industries have the best track records for hiring “seasoned” workers and some of the many job opportunities available.

Learn about changes in the hiring process and barriers that can arise, the benefits and challenges of the multi-generational workforce, and workers’ rights under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Learn the importance of keeping up with technology and using social media as a networking tool. Build skills and find out how to explore employment opportunities and find success.

Workforce Ready: Apprenticeships – Powering Your Talent Pipeline

Apprenticeships are a growing trend in the U.S. as companies struggle to find qualified workers with the skills needed to conduct business.  Economist Michael Walden will share facts about the local job market and the role of apprenticeships for a thriving workforce.

Also, companies who have integrated apprenticeship into their talent management strategies will share exactly what it took for them to do so. Speakers represent manufacturing, information technology, construction/skilled trades, and healthcare. 

Don’t miss this enlightening and interactive event to connect, learn & leverage!

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Business Plan Writing

Workshop date: May 25th – Make sure your business venture is poised for success! It all starts with having  a business plan. In this session we will explore creative writing concepts to help you develop a polished and effective road map plan to position you to attract investors.

Sponsored by: The Centre for Homeownership & Economic Development

How to Get the Success You Want (Day 2)

Workshop date: February 22nd – It has been said that “your dream determines your goals, your goals map out your actions, and your actions create results.” Create your own road map to success – enjoy the journey because you know where you’re going! This course will help you identify the skills you need to make transitions from school to work or to additional education. Using simulation activities, you’ll learn practical tools for taking charge of your future in an ever-changing employment market; using a variety of self-assessment tools, you’ll learn about yourself and how to overcome obstacles and embrace change.

How to Get the Success You Want (Day 1)

Workshop date: February 21st –  It has been said that “your dream determines your goals, your goals map out your actions, and your actions create results.” Create your own road map to success – enjoy the journey because you know where you’re going! This course will help you identify the skills you need to make transitions from school to work or to additional education. Using simulation activities, you’ll learn practical tools for taking charge of your future in an ever-changing employment market; using a variety of self-assessment tools, you’ll learn about yourself and how to overcome obstacles and embrace change.