Workforce Summit & Career Fair Presentations

11:00 a.m. (30 minutes)

Maximize Your Career Search

  • This presentation will focus on ways career seekers can maximize their efforts during the Career Fair, as well as during their every day career search including: resume and interviewing tips, job search strategies, information on LinkedIn, and more. Presenters will also discuss ways that employers can improve their interviewing and resume review process.

Presenters:

  • Elizabeth Rasimas, PA CareerLink
  • Penny Common, OneSource Staffing

12:00 p.m. (1 hour)

Keynote Panel: Employer Best Practices

  • This keynote panel will offer tips, advice, and guidance to employers from a variety of industries on how to recruit and retain talent. The discussion will center around creating a positive company culture and welcoming employment environment.

Presenters:

  • Moderator: Tracy Brundage, Keystone College
  • Manufacturing: Carrie Krott, CANPACK
  • Logistics: Alex Stark, Kane Logistics
  • Healthcare: Kristy Jankowski, Geisinger
  • Business: Clarence Baltrusaitis, NET Credit Union
  • Construction & Trades: TBA, Sordoni Construction

1:30 p.m. (30 minutes)

The Value of an Apprenticeship

  • Career seekers will learn the value of becoming an apprentice, while employers will learn why apprenticeships are a valuable part of any employee recruitment strategy.

Presenter:

Caroline D. Millen, Ph.D., Keystone College

2:30 p.m. (30 minutes)

Veteran Employment Guidance

  • Veterans seeking employment and employers looking to hire veterans will learn the top 5 tips to help close the understanding gap and make better career matches.

Presenter:

  • Eric Darling, Valhalla Veterans Services