News release from Northeast Indiana Works:
WorkOne Northeast in Allen Hosts Transition Seminar for Veterans
(March 26, 2016) – Operation: Job Ready Veterans will conduct a five-day seminar April 11-15 at the WorkOne Northeast career center in Allen County to assist veterans in transitioning to the civilian workforce.
The free sessions, which are also open to eligible spouses of veterans, members of the Indiana National Guard or Reserve, spouses of Guard or Reserve members and military caregivers, will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Lunch will be provided.
Operation: Job Ready Veterans is a nonprofit Indianapolis-based organization dedicated to providing employment training and transition assistance. Among the topics that will be covered during the week-long activities in Allen County are: identifying career interests, translating skills, developing successful strategies for navigating the job market, interview preparation and coaching, resume preparation and networking.
The week of training and transition assistance will conclude with a graduation ceremony and hiring fair. Two more week-long sessions will be held in Allen County later this year.
Among the eligibility requirements: participating veterans must have received a discharge other than dishonorable. To register, people can call Jennifer Dafforn-Koebler at the Allen County WorkOne Northeast career center in Fort Wayne, 260-446-3924, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the center at 201 E. Rudisill Blvd. Registration deadline for the April 11-15 seminar is April 8.
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 11 county-based WorkOne Northeast career centers in the region. 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.