The Disability Employment Accelerator (DEA) grant provides employment opportunities to people with disabilities. The Verdugo Job Center works with community partners to assist these individuals with training, resume writing, career guidance and work readiness workshops. Verdugo Job Center also provides training in Information Technology and Computerized Numerical Control. These programs, held at Glendale Community College provide case management, soft skills, work experience and on the job training. After the training, there will be opportunities to enroll in either work experience or on the job training with local employers. Contact Tina Hartyon at (818) 937-8080 firstname.lastname@example.org
The JOB FAIR was a huge success! The day started early – hosted at the new Glendale Central Library – and employers, job seekers and our staff and partners were ready! More details and pictures coming soon.
The Verdugo Jobs Center will be hosting its 2nd Annual Tech Job Fair at the newly renovated Downtown Central Library in Glendale, CA on October 12, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This Glendale Tech Week event provides a platform for companies to interview and hire technology skilled job seekers. Last year’s event attracted over 300 job seekers. more . . . .
Glendale Tech Week will be packed with great speakers and events in addition to all the other talks, panels, live demos, and networking opportunities!
Speaker Highlight: Wednesday morning’s talks on October 11 will kick off the theme “A Startup Journey” with powertalks from impressive entrepreneurs. Look forward to hearing from Ara Mahdessian, CEO and Co-Founder of ServiceTitan. ServiceTitan is a Glendale-based provider of business software for home service businesses. They have successfully secured Series A & B funding and were named a Rising Star in Forbes Cloud 100 Top Companies.
Panel Highlight: Wednesday afternoon hear about How the Sharing Economy is Shaping Fin-Tech with a panel of participants including Katherine McLain of Stripe, Barney Santos of Gentefy, and Amy Wan of Bootstrap Legal with moderator Armen Vartanian.
Our 2nd Annual Tech Job Fair: October 12th, 2017 from 9:00 to 12:00 pm at the Central Library. Call 818-937-8050 for more information.
And Wednesday evening join an Oktoberfest celebration! There will be food, live demonstrations, craft brewer talks, interactive art displays, and pop-ins from top influencers, plus great craft beer. The event will be hosted in the Maryland Paseo.
Buy your tickets, check out the full program, and the expanding list of speakers all on the www.glendaletechweek.com website.
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