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Seeking Local Workforce at Career Fairs

Are you actively seeking talent for your business? If you are searching for the right person to join your team, the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce and Valley County Economic Development can help!

On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, Chamber and VCED staff will be attending the Southeast Community College Trade & Industry Career Fair on the Lincoln campus on behalf of our local business community. Our organizations exist to serve the greater good of our community which includes recruiting qualified workforce for local businesses and attracting newcomers to our area.This will be the first of hopefully many Career Fairs at various campuses and for various industries that VCED and the Ord Area Chamber will attend on behalf of local businesses. Based on data from past business visitation reports, the recruitment of skilled labor in many of the industries listed below was a high priority and our attendance at Career Fair events is one of several initiatives that have been implemented as a response to our local business needs. SCC alumni and students from first quarter to sixth quarter in the following areas on both the Milford and Lincoln Campuses will be invited to participate in the October 14th Career Fair. You can visit SCC’s website to learn more about their curriculum.

– Architectural-Engineering Technology Southeast Community College
– Automotive Technology
– Computer Aided Design Drafting
– Electrical & Electromechanical Technology
– Electronic Systems Technology
– Energy Systems Technology
– Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology
– Welding Technology

As a member of the Chamber of Commerce or a business located within Valley County, there is no cost for VCED and the Chamber to represent your business.  Please see the checklist below if you are interested in having your businesses represented at the October 14th Trade & Industry Career Fair. The more information you are able to provide Chamber and VCED staff about potential career opportunities with your business, the better we will be able to serve your business.

BUSINESS CHECKLIST:

– Title and descriptions for current and potential career opportunities for college graduates and alumni
– Promotional material from your business which could include business cards, brochures, etc.
– Formal job applications for positions with your business

Please provide your materials and contact Trevor (trevorlee@ordnebraska.com) or Kristina (kristinafoth@ordnebraska.com) at the Chamber & VCED office (308-728-7875) by Friday, October 3rd in order to discuss your desired workforce needs and details about the SCC Career Fair.

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