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WorkOne Participates in College and Career Days 2015

Recently WorkOne Staff participated in College and Career Days for local High School Students.

Clay Community Schools

In Clay County, the recently formed Career Success Coalition partnered with the Clay County Chamber of Commerce to host a College and Career Fair for Clay Community School Students.

The event was held at the Clay County Fairgrounds.  Approximately 600 Juniors and Seniors from Clay City and Northview High Schools attended the event. 

With over 20 exhibitors, the students were able to discuss career opportunities with local Colleges, area employers as well as all branches of the Armed Forces.

Students who visited the WorkOne table were provided with information about WorkOne Services available to them.

WTWO-TV Article: http://www.mywabashvalley.com/news/students-attend-college-and-career-fair

  

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South Vermillion High School

At South Vermillion High School, Seniors were able to schedule individual interviews.  Students meeting with WorkOne staff were provided with information about all of the WorkOne services available to them.

 

 

 

Making Diversity Work - Part 2

The Business Leadership Network of the Wabash Valleywill be hosting a follow up to May's Making Diversity Work event.

REGISTER TODAY TO SECURE YOUR SEAT AT THIS DAY-LONG TRAINING. 

Register today at http://wvbln.org/

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Attention Sunrise Coal Employees Affected by the Announced Layoff

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2015 Job Fair a Success

On Friday June 19th, WorkOne assisted Congressman Larry Bucshon and the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, Indiana State University and the City of Terre Haute in hosting the 4th annual job fair at the Hulman Center. Haute. 

Job seekers from our region were able to meet with over 40 local employers with the first hour of the event being reserved for Veterans.

WorkOne Employment Advisors provided job seekers with information about our services and scheduled follow up appointments to assist them with their job search. 

Thank you to Congressman Bucshon for sponsoring the event and to everyone who helped make it a success.

 

  

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Other Media Coverage:

WTWO-TV - http://www.mywabashvalley.com/story/d/story/future-employees-get-helping-hand/30613/EJvHcLCSqEa1KVQ5hnRQqw

Terre Haute Tribune Star: http://www.tribstar.com/news/local_news/would-be-employees-throng-to-job-fair/article_5a1ea1d1-6a8a-5e31-8771-d691682512f8.html

 

Entrepreneurship Week Events

The week of June 15 has been named as Entrepeneurship Week in Indiana.

Locally, the West Central Indiana Small Business Development Center is promoting several events to celebrate and educate entrepeneurs in our area.

June 16 - 10am "Get Found Online" seminar

June 16 - 4pm Lemonade Day ribbon cutting and entrepreneurial kick off

June 16 - 5:30pm Research, Plan & Start Your Business seminar

June 17 - 3:30pm Igniting Connections event at Launch Terre Haute

June 18 - 9am Interactive Educational Workshop "5 Low Cost Ways to Get Your Business Noticed Online"

June 20 - Lemonade Day!

Click here to view a flyer with complete event details

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