Thursday, January 17, 2013
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"Career Strategies for 21st Century" Employer Event for Laid-off Solyndra Workers - Press Release, Office of College Advancement

Fremont, CA—A panel of employers will speak on the topic "The 21st Century World of Work," exclusively for Solyndra employees and affected contractors at the Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center on Friday, January 25. ┬áThe free event, which requires pre-registration, includes lunch, an employer panel, guest speaker, networking opportunities, and will provide job seekers up-to-date strategies for 21st Century career success. The event takes place from noon to 2pm in the Tri-Cities One-Stop, Room 1211 on the Ohlone College Newark Center campus, 39399 Cherry Street in Newark.

All of the approximately 1100 Solyndra employees and contractors affected by the closure, whether currently employed or not, are invited to the event and also to take advantage of the many valuable career transition services provided by the Tri-Cities One-Stop. These services include funds for on-the-job and skills training, no-cost online education programs, online or on-site resume writing, LinkedIn and social networking training, and free classes which focus on career success strategies. Contact the Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center, attend a consultation, and enroll in the federally-funded Solyndra Workforce Investment Act program for free.

If you know a former Solyndra employee or contractor, share the information about the opportunities available at the Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center at Ohlone College Newark. If they are currently working, they may be underemployed and still require the services of career counselors assigned exclusively to Solyndra workers. Contact Erica Golden egolden@ohlone.edu or Gina Riccitelli griccitelli@ohlone.edu for more information about the employer panel on the 21st Century World of Work and other services provided by the Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center and Ohlone College. Or visit www.tricitiesonestop.com/solyndra.htm to view the free introductory Solyndra webcast.

This WIA Title I financially assisted program is an equal opportunity program/employer. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Funding for this program/activity has been provided in part by the Alameda County Workforce Investment Board.

Event:

21st Century World of Work Employer Panel
For Solyndra Employees and Contractors

  • Friday, January 25, noon to 2pm
  • at Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center
  • Ohlone College Newark Campus, Room 1211
    39399 Cherry Street, Newark, CA 94560

Preregistration required: egolden@ohlone.edu or griccitelli@ohlone.edu

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