News release from Northeast Indiana Works:
WorkOne Northeast’s Billingsley Earns National Honor
(September 3, 2015) – Frankie Billingsley of the WorkOne Northeast career center in Allen County was recognized by the American Legion recently as the nation’s top local veterans employment representative.
The award was presented by the Legion’s National Veterans Employment & Education Commission during ceremonies in Baltimore.
Billingsley, a U.S. Air Force veteran who has worked at WorkOne for 16 years, was honored for his
dedication to helping veterans throughout northeast Indiana find employment. He has worked tirelessly to develop relationships between employers and veterans that lead to employment, and is the chief organizer of an annual Veterans 1st Hiring Event in collaboration with State Rep. Martin Carbaugh and a host of financial
WorkOne Northeast’s Allen County career center also recently received the Large Employment Service Office Award from Indiana’s American Legion for staff efforts to provide a variety of support services to veterans.
Veterans come first at Northeast Indiana Works and WorkOne Northeast. That means they are first in line for services and are given access to job information listed on https://www.indianacareerconnect.com/vosnet/Default.aspx 24 hours before the jobs are posted for the general public.
About Northeast Indiana Works
Northeast Indiana Works, the region’s workforce development board, provides public and private financial and employment resources to businesses and individuals for education and skills training to meet the needs of regional industries. The nonprofit sets policy for how public and private funds are utilized to support talent development. It also operates and staffs the region’s 11 county-based WorkOne Northeast career centers. Individuals and companies may access resources and services by visiting or calling WorkOne in their county. To find your local WorkOne, log on to www.workoneworks.com.