The Illinois workNet Center, with Kishwaukee College, have released their August 2017 Calendar of Services and Activities. Please see their Services and Activities Brochure for additional details.

Weekly Workshops
Workshop Information/Descriptions
Resume: Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Job Search: Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Interviewing: Thursdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Weekly Wednesday Job Clubs (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)
August 2 (No Job Club this day)
August 9 (Interviewing)
August 16 (Filing for Unemployment)
August 23 (Setting up an Illinois Job Link Account)
August 30 (Using One Stop Career Centers)

Basic Computer Literacy Class
CANCELLED FOR AUGUST. Will resume in September.

Contact Kristney Vaulx for information regarding the computer classes via email at Kristney Vaulx or call 815-901-0177, ext. 250.

Date posted: August 7, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on IL WORKNET AUGUST 2017 SERVICES & ACTIVITIES

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The DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCCVB) invites you to participate in their Key Stakeholder Survey and provide honest and candid feedback about DCCVB’s past work and what you’d like to see in the future. The survey is being conducted by DMOproz and your feedback will be kept confidential.

Link to the DCCVB Survey

If you have any questions or would like to provide additional feedback, please contact the DCCVB.

DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau
111 South Second Street
Suite 202
DeKalb, IL 60115

http://dekalbcountycvb.com/
Phone: 815-756-1336
Toll Free: 877-335-2521

Date posted: July 14, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on DCCVB Survey: Help improve and expand DeKalb County Tourism

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The Illinois workNet Center, with Kishwaukee College, have released their July 2017 Calendar of Services and Activities. Please see their Services and Activities Brochure for additional details.

Weekly Workshops
Workshop Information/Descriptions
Resume: Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Job Search: Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Interviewing: Thursdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Weekly Wednesday Job Clubs (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)
July 5 (Interviewing)
July 12 (Filing for Unemployment)
July 19 (Setting up an Illinois Job Link Account)
July 26 (Using One Stop Career Centers)

Basic Computer Literacy Class
CANCELLED FOR JULY. Will resume in August.

Contact Kristney Vaulx for information regarding the computer classes via email at Kristney Vaulx or call 815-901-0177, ext. 250.

Date posted: July 5, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on IL WORKNET JULY 2017 SERVICES & ACTIVITIES

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From our partners at IMEC:

“Training Within Industry (TWI) is a proven job training methodology that has been implemented successfully by companies for decades. Given the challenges of today’s skills gap, it is critical to have systematic approaches to train and retrain staff. Yet, we hear plenty of myths about TWI… we’ll dispel the myths and set you on a path to TWI success.” – Mary Hallock, IMEC Technical Specialist and TWI Certified Trainer

Read the entire post to learn more: 10 Myths about Training Within Industry Job Instruction

Date posted: June 26, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on IMEC: 10 Myths about Training Within Industry Job Instruction

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The Illinois workNet Center, with Kishwaukee College, have released their June 2017 Calendar of Services and Activities. Please see their June 2017 brochure and Basic Computer Classes flyer for additional details.

Weekly Workshops
Workshop Information/Descriptions
Resume: Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Job Search: Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Interviewing: Thursdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Weekly Wednesday Job Clubs (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)
June 7 (Interviewing)
June 14 (Filing for Unemployment)
June 21 (Setting up an Illinois Job Link Account)
June 28 (Using One Stop Career Centers)

Basic Computer Literacy Class
Time: 4:30 – 6:05 PM
Location: Illinois WorkNet Center; 650 N. Peace Road; Suite B; DeKalb, IL 60115
Monday, June 19 – Microsoft Word
Tuesday, June 20 – Microsoft Word
Wednesday, June 21 – Microsoft Excel
Thursday, June 22 – Microsoft PowerPoint

Classes are free but seating is limited.
Contact Kristney Vaulx for information regarding the computer classes via email at Kristney Vaulx or call 815-901-0177, ext. 250.

Date posted: June 7, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on IL WORKNET JUNE 2017 SERVICES & ACTIVITIES

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The DeKalb-Taylor Municipal Airport has lowered its jet fuel price from $3.90/gal to $2.40/gal to generate additional stop-over traffic. The price reduction is part of an economic development strategy to stimulate business interest in the DeKalb County area by increasing corporate air traffic.

Please visit Fly DKB to check the latest prices at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport or AirNav for regional fuel price comparison.

 

Date posted: May 19, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on DeKalb Airport Offers Lowest Jet Fuel Cost in Midwest: Promotion to Generate Stop Over Traffic

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On May 11th, please join the DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCCVB) to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with a presentation and Q & A with Cory Jobe, Director, Illinois Office of Tourism (IOT). Director Jobe will be talking about the new ad campaigns IOT just launched, the Illinois Made program, the economic impact of tourism on local economies and the state, and other related topics. The event is Thursday, May 11th from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at the Egyptian Theatre and is free and open to the public. Please feel free to share this event with friends, family, co-workers, and anyone else you think may be interested. DCCVB has also created a Facebook Event for sharing across social media.

Please contact the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 815-756-1336 for additional information or with questions. You can also visit the “Let’s Talk Tourism” event page on the DCCVB website.

Event Details:

Thursday, May 11, 2017
10:00 – 11:00 AM

Egyptian Theatre
135 N. Second Street
DeKalb, IL 60115

Lets Talk Tourism Invite

Date posted: May 4, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on “Let’s Talk Tourism” with Cory Jobe, Director, Illinois Office of Tourism

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Three hiring events, hosted by Goodwill Industries, will be held May 9, 10, and 12 at Goodwill’s Community Resource Room in DeKalb. Available positions include full-time warehouse, general labor, forklift, managerial, and area recruiter positions.

Please visit the links below for details:

May 9, 2017: Axcess Staffing Services Hiring Event
12:00 – 3:00 PM

May 10, 2017: Randstad Hiring Event
12:00 – 3:00 PM

May 12, 2017: Preferred Precision Group Hiring Event
12:00 – 3:00 PM

Date posted: May 4, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Full-Time Job Hiring Events May 9, 10, & 12

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The Illinois workNet Center, with Kishwaukee College, have released their May 2017 Calendar of Services and Activities. Please see their May 2017 Services and Activities brochure and Basic Computer Flyer May 2017 for further information.

Weekly Workshops
Workshop Information/Descriptions
Resume: Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Job Search: Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Interviewing: Thursdays 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Weekly Wednesday Job Clubs (1:00 PM – 2:30 PM)
May 3 (Interviewing)
May 10 (Filing for Unemployment)
May 17 (Setting up an Illinois Job Link Account)
May 24 (Using One Stop Career Centers)
May 31 (Networking)

Basic Computer Literacy Class
Time: 4:30 – 6:05 PM
Location: Illinois WorkNet; 650 N. Peace Road; Suite B; DeKalb, IL 60115
Monday, May 22 – Microsoft Word
Tuesday, May 23 – Microsoft Word
Wednesday, May 24 – Microsoft Excel
Thursday, May 25 – Microsoft PowerPoint

Classes are free but seating is limited.
Contact Kristney Vaulx for information regarding the computer classes via email at Kristney Vaulx or call 815-901-0177, ext. 250.

Date posted: May 4, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on IL WORKNET MAY 2017 SERVICES & ACTIVITIES

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Kishwaukee College will be hosting its 2017 Spring Career Fair on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM at the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. Over 50 area employers will be present with both full- and part-time employment opportunities. The event is free for those seeking employment. Job candidates are strongly encouraged to dress professionally, bring resumes, have prepared “elevator” (introductory) speeches, and be ready to complete applications and potentially participate in interviews.

The KC Career Center and IL workNet are available to assist job seekers with resumes, interview skills, speeches, and other preparation. Please call KC at 815-825-9472 or IL workNet at 815-901-0177 for assistance.

Visit KC’s Career Fair website for more information.

Details:
Career Fair 2017
April 20, 2017
12:00-4:00 PM
Kishwaukee College Conference Center
21193 Malta Road
Malta, IL 60150

Date posted: April 13, 2017 | Author: | Comments Off on Kish College Career Fair on Thurs., April 20th

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