Solving The Employment Puzzle – What’s The Missing Piece?

Wednesday
May 6, 2015
8:15 am to 12:00 pm
Chester County Economic Development Council 737 Constitution Drive Exton, PA 19341

Agenda:

Registration                                        8:15am-8:45am
Employer Panel Discussion                   8:45am-9:45am
Introduction to Breakout Sessions         9:45am-10:00am
Break                                                10:00am-10:10am
Session #1                                         10:10am-11:00am
Session #2                                         11:10am-12:00pm

Event Description:

Hire One is hosting an event that will be a launch to a new and innovating series of seminars to help the long-term unemployed rejoin the workforce.  While we agree that searching for a job in today’s marketplace can be extremely puzzling, more and more people are landing jobs. Join us on May 6th to hear from a panel of local employers who will share their experiences as to which candidate succeeds in getting the job. Following the panel each participant will have the opportunity to select two breakout sessions with presentations given by workforce experts to help you find where and how you will fit in best as the next new hire! Breakout session topics will include:

 

  • Transferrable Skills: Perhaps you are changing careers. Maybe the industry you’ve always worked in has been shrinking, or is even disappearing. You may feel that there is “no hope” to break into a new field. You may fear that you’ll need to take a big step down in order to change your career direction. By understanding and identifying your transferable skills, your new career may become a reality!
  • Turn Interviews Into Offers! Many people get the interview, even multiple interviews for a job but always fall short of getting the offer. If this is you, then something(s) must change so that you get the offer. This session will help you make changes and help you ace the interview and powerfully articulate your skills and accomplishments.
  • De-Stressing The Job Search: Looking for a job can be extremely stressful for the job seeker, their spouse/significant other and family. There are ways to alleviate stress and manage your job search that will not only lead to success, but could also make the job search more enjoyable!

This event is provided at no cost to you in part by a grant from the Chester County Workforce Investment Board. Pre-registration is required for this workshop and you must agree to provide your social security number to a Hire One staff member on the morning of the event. Seating is limited. If you register for the workshop and then find that you cannot attend, please notify us at least 48 hours prior to the event so that we can accommodate our wait list.

 Who Should Attend:

People who previously earned more than $ 50,000 annually and are currently in transition or underemployed should attend this unique presentation. Seating is limited and preferred seating will be given to Chester County residents but all Pennsylvania residents are welcome to register. Registration will include providing some personal information which is required by the Chester County WIB and Department of Community Development.

 About Hire One:

Hire One’s goal is to persuade every employer in Chester County and the region to commit to hiring at least one new local, full-time employee within the next year. Hire One, a CCEDC initiative, is a public/private partnership which provides employment services to the Health Care, Energy, IT/Communications, Life Science, Manufacturing and Agriculture industries. Hire One is funded in part with grant funds from the Chester County Workforce Investment Board.

www.hireonecc.com

This event is funded by the Chester County Workforce Investment Board.

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