FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 13, 2010
JOB SKILLS WORKSHOPS ATTRACT A VARIETY OF JOB SEEKERS
“SearchSmart 2010,” a one-day seminar for people looking to hone their competitive edge, was the product of collaboration between the Bay Area and Fox Valley Workforce Boards, NWTC and
Representatives from area businesses, including Humana, Marinette Marine, Thyssen-Krupp, Time-Warner, Thedacare and Tyco-Ansul shared insights meeting employer expectations, avoiding disqualifying pitfalls and making the most of technology and creating an effective resume.
Jim Golembeski, Executive Director of the Bay Area Workforce Development Board, emphasized the value of the putting job seekers in direct contact with employers and human resources representatives.
“This was a real opportunity for job seekers to hear directly from area employers what can make or break a job application or interview,” Golembeski said. “Most f us never know why we aren’t considered when we apply for a job. Congressman Kagen, the members of our job center partnership and our technical colleges were very pleased to be able to put together this unique opportunity for people seeking employment in