Over 100 job seekers and community partners were in attendance at the Disability Resource Fair on Wednesday, October 23 at the Verdugo Jobs Center, organized in partnership with the Department of Rehabilitation and the State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD). Tabling employers included Goodwill, the U.S. Census Bureau, and Access. Keynote speaker Christopher Arroyo of SCDD kicked off the event; Jose Gonzalez, an alumnus of the CNC Machinist Academy, and Olga Cervantes, an Employment Development Department (EDD) success story, also discussed their career journeys.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at WeWork 177 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA
Come join us to connect with your fellow women in tech and learn more about Cognitive AI and how Beyond Limits is applying AI technology for the world’s most demanding industries. We’ll be talking about the cutting-edge projects we’re working on, our dynamic culture, and the many ways in which we support diversity & inclusion within our company and the larger AI industry. Above all, enjoy a chic happy hour alongside some valuable networking with like-minded females!
After Beyond Limits’ overview, the rest of the evening will be spent socializing. Beyond Limits will also be doing demos of their product offering for those interested in learning more about the company.
Check-in – take the elevators to the 2nd floor and check-in at WeWork’s main desk, and you will be directed to the event
Join Tech on Tap as they introduce and welcome the a new workspace in the center of the Business District. Just steps from Glendale Galleria, Porto’s Bakery, and other hot spots.
Location: 500 North Brand Blvd. 20th Floor – Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Please join us at the Verdugo Job Center located in Glendale, CA. All ready to work candidates are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided.
Time: 10 am — 12 pm
Date: October 24, 2018
Motivational Speaker: Dana LeMon
Sponsoring Employer: Pride Industries
Location: 1255 South Central Avenue Glendale, CA 91204
Limited space RSVP by Oct. 15: Fernando 818.409.0498 or Alex 818.937.8063
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is an Equal Opportunity Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. – TTY (818) 548-3857.
The Verdugo Jobs Center has been awarded the Verdugo Sector Skills Project, which is a grant that provides free vocational training and job placement services to individuals that have been affected by recent layoffs from 10 specific companies such as, Nestle; Shire; Disney; Castaway and many more. Space is limited, all interested are encouraged to contact Veronica Parra firstname.lastname@example.org or call 818-409-7236. If you’ve been laid off from any company, contact the VJC to find out if there are any other grants you can qualify for.
Digitalization and Disruption: The Rise of Digital Media
While local industry leaders in lm, television and music are still major contributors to the Los Angeles Basin economy, the region’s motion picture and sound recording pro le is evolving beyond traditional movie and television production. Digitization is disrupting almost every aspect of the media and entertainment industry . . . altering nancing and capitalization strategies, and greatly affecting business models, forecasts and industrywide trends . . . a concentrated and specialized digital media industry has emerged, swiftly scaling and changing the entertainment industry in the Los Angeles Basin by blending digitized content and new distribution technologies.
This fast-growing digital media and entertainment industry is characterized by a diverse array of technology and content rms
and includes sectors as assorted as digital advertising, web gaming, interactive media, augmented reality, virtual reality and animation. This blended digital media and entertainment ecosystem combines the creative product with data to drive adoption and respond to shifts in consumer behavior. . .
In the Los Angeles Basin, homegrown digital content rms are ascending as dominant players in digital media, such as Snap Inc., Fullscreen (which was acquired by AT&T and the Chernin Group), Makers Studios (which was acquired by the Walt Disney Company), and AwesomenessTV (which was bought by Dreamworks). Digital content rms are expanding into more traditional forms of entertainment, such as lm and television. Prominent Silicon Valley, Seattle and New York rms such as YouTube, Vice and Buzzfeed
are enlarging their footprint in the region as they shift from being content distributors to content creators. Not only are these new rms competing with traditional content creators, but, in some instances, they are supplanting them in market share and cultural prominence.
Glendale Tech Week the week of October 9, 2017 showcased entrepreneurs like Ara Mahdessian, Harrison Tang, Scott Painter, and Rachel Hollis who grew their companies and transformed their brands to be leaders in their industries.
In addition to the paid events, there were numerous FREE pop-up events including:
Tech in Manufacturing: A CNC Demonstration
Introduction to the Art of DJ’ing Continue reading “Glendale Tech Week Calendar of Events, Oct 9 – 13, 2017”
October 12, 2017 – 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Downtown Central Library
222 E. Harvard Street, Glendale CA 91205
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