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    2022 SWN Annual Meeting

    On Friday June 17th, SWN had the honor of hosting our annual meeting. The purpose of the annual meeting is to celebrate the accomplishments of the organization and its stakeholders and to provide additional visibility to SWN’s accomplishments as the leader in workforce development of the Susquehanna Region. This year, our keynote speaker was Mika […]

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    Job Training: Microsoft Office Specialist

    Overview MICROSOFT OFFICE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION and CUSTOMER SERVICE COURSE DESCRIPTION Instructor-led training course providing students w hands-on training  with Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) objectives in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The training program will provide participants with the skills to pass the MO-100 (Word), the MO-200 (Excel), and the MO-300 (PowerPoint) exam. Microsoft Office Specialist […]

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    On-Site Work Environments & Early Career Professional Development

    By: Jessica Fessler Remote work has its advantages, but have you considered the advantages of working in person? Not all candidates are equipped with skills that are needed to make them successful in a remote position. Email tone, Zoom etiquette and relationship building are all skills that can be fine-tuned overtime. So what are the […]

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    Career Training : NCCER Welding – Level I

    This welding program is based on the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum and will provide each student with basic knowledge and skills to become an entry-level welder. Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn Certificate of Completion for NCCER Welding – Level 1, NCCER wallet card, and their credentials […]

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    Remote, Virtual, & Work From Home Jobs

    Looking for the elusive work from home job? Check out these top employers hiring remote positions. All of these employers will be attending our Job Fair on May 12th. Be sure to apply in advance. Best of Luck! Fanatics- New to Harford County. Fanatics specializes in sports apparel and the fan experience. Visit https://www.fanaticsinc.com/join-our-team Click […]

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    15th Annual Cecil County Job Fair

    Susquehanna Workforce Network announces the launch of the 15th Annual Cecil County Job Fair.

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    How Local Businesses Are Celebrating Maryland Day

    Maryland Day is a day of pride. Some local business owners showcase their pride through unique offerings that highlight their Maryland roots.

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    Help, Gas Prices Are Eating My Paycheck!

    With gas prices soaring, your commute to work just got a lot more expensive. Susquehanna Workforce Network is here to help you navigate your career during this period of uncertainty.

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    Get Hired On the Spot

    If you're planning to attend a job fair, PLAN. Don't waste an opportunity due to lack of preparedness. Get hired on the spot with these tips, curated by our career coaches.

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    Industry Spotlight: Manufacturing, Logistics & Supply Chain Management

    In the supply chain, nothing happens in a straight line.

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    Goal Crushing Strategies for your Job Search

    How to Visualize and Manifest a Successful Career by Setting Achievable Goals

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    Manufacturing Job Training

    April 18 – June 2, 2022

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    Top Employee Benefit to Boost Retention in 2022

    By: Jessica Fessler Physical Health Programs and Mental Health Programs were listed as the two most popular employee benefits of 2022, but what are prospective employee’s really looking for in these programs? Beyond standard health insurance, many consumers continue to value supplemental health services. Covid-19 had consumers using their health insurance benefits in record numbers; […]

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    10 Red Flags to Watch Out for in a Job Interview

    Job interviews are a two-way process — you’re interviewing your potential boss and employer as much as they’re interviewing you. After all, you don’t just want any job — you want the right job. According to a CareerBuilder survey, two-thirds of workers say they’ve accepted a job only to realize it was not a good […]

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    Switching Jobs? Here’s How to Make Sure You Won’t Regret It.

    After receiving a full-time job offer to become a vice president for a rapidly expanding auto group, Jordan eagerly accepted. The company was quickly acquiring dealerships, and Jordan believed that she’d be able to work closely with the C-suite on strategic development. The CEO promised Jordan autonomy to shape and implement the corporate direction, which […]

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    Over 50 and Looking For a Job? Here’s What You Need to Know About Age and Work

    With the bear market hitting retirement portfolios hard, bonds performing as poorly as stocks, and inflation raging, what seemed like a sure retirement income may be more of a pipe dream for many older Americans who had left the workforce, or planned to soon retire. The economic situation is sending more retirement-age workers back into […]

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    3 Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself Before Jumping Into a Job Search

    If you’re considering joining the Great Resignation, it’s no secret that you have your pick of jobs. The U.S. has 11.3 million openings right now, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data, and a lot of people are job hopping to find a better work-life balance, earn higher pay and transition into a new industry. […]

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