Professional conferences, which play an important role in our professional development, had to pivot to a virtual format during the pandemic. However, the concept of a virtual conference isn’t something new. Although gathering in-person has unique benefits, attending a conference virtually can be just as rewarding if you follow some simple steps to prepare in advance.
How do you attract and retain the digital generation when half of applicants admit they plan to seek a new position after three years? To understand how find Gen Z talent, you must first learn about who they are.
Relaxing Your Job Requirements, Not Your Standards
Why would a qualified applicant choose to work for you over your competitor? “In an economic climate where people have choices, you need to give them a reason to work for you,” writes employer branding expert Jim Bitterle.
The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Women’s Networking Committee has developed a brand new series for young women in our community. The “You Go Girl” Series: Life Skills for Young Women meets once per month throughout the year. The next session will be held on Thursday, February 25, at 3:30 pm. The series will cover a wide range of topics including budgeting, mindfulness, career counseling, creating a vision, and interview skills.
The PA CareerLink® REAL Reentry Program began a virtual coffee talk series to better connect with community partners and meet with potential new participants. During these virtual meetups, get to know the REAL reentry team as they share about their program and services while facilitating group discussion.
Starting next week, on Thursday, January 14th from 11 AM to 12 PM, the program kicks off the 2021 series in partnership with POUR Coffee House in Wilkes-Barre.
Looking for employment opportunities? Register now for the Luzerne County Recovery Job Fair! Job seekers will have the opportunity to connect with over 75 employers in Luzerne County and attend live training sessions from the safety of their homes.
Team members created care packages, handwritten cards, and short videos in appreciation for veterans and their caregivers.
On Veterans Day, PA CareerLink® team members partnered with Patriots Cove for a unique service opportunity to honor and better support military veterans and their caregivers.
Desiree Scott, SLIP Intern at PCC Aerostructures, won the Intern of the Year Award at the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Awards.
Jonathan Kadjeski, GED Instructor with Equus Workforce Solutions for our High School Equivalency Diploma/GED Program, was named Educator of the Year at the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Awards.