PR # 151 February 12, 2008
RVCC TO HOST EMPLOYER WORKSHOP
Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) is hosting an employer workshop on Thursday, March 13, from 9 a.m. to noon, at RVCC?s North Branch Campus. The workshop, ?How to Take Advantage of Skills and Abilities of a Special Employee Market,? is being presented by the Greater Raritan One Stop Career Center.
The workshop includes strategies for how to develop successful working relationships with agencies that connect employers to employees that meet their companies? need. A panel of experts offers information about how to tap into the talents of individuals with disabilities, veterans, mature workers and ex-offenders. Topics include legal issues, available training programs and hiring incentives.
The One Stop Career Center program, supported by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board and operated by RVCC, provides computers, Internet access, online courses and mentoring to qualified participants.
Participation in the workshop is free of charge, but pre-registration is required. When registering, refer to CRN 29899. For additional information, contact One Stop Operator Wendy R. Packard, Greater Raritan One Stop Career Center, 75 Veterans Memorial Drive, Somerville, NJ 08876, or call 908-252-2277.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 40 years, offers more than 80 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu/cce .