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REACH promotes success in Southeast

...disabled individuals in developing a steady routine, building confidence and self worth, according to Ryan. Employment specialist Sherri McDonald agreed that, for their clients, "jobs are not just about making money, but fostering a sense...
UAA to offer forums on art careers for people with disabilities

...educators, arts administrators, artists with disabilities, family members and supporters, and disability employment specialists. They will help participants identify education and career opportunities, as well as obstacles and strategies...
Windom, Mitchell to wed

...Gregory and Wilbert Hurdle. He is a graduate of Camden High School, Camden, N.C., and is employed as an employment specialist for Labor and Workforce Development. The matron of honor will be Kelly Windom and the flower girl Nicole Ann...
On-the-job training benefits job seekers and employers

...the employer that provided the training. Using Career Ready 101, a nationally recognized assessment tool, an employment specialist can gauge a job seeker's work skills. Using this assessment, a job center specialist, job seeker and employer...
Regional News
Juneau job developer thinks outside the pigeon hole

...Because of her skill as the sole job developer, there are now 18 employees. They include job trainers and employment specialists - "job coaches" who accompany clients to jobs and give field support. They also may tutor clients in life...
There's just no substitute

...It really is that the need it greater than the supply," said Charity Coleman, the district's substitute employment specialist. On Tuesday the district laid out a new graduated pay plan that would give more money for those with more experience...
Tongass employee earns award the person and their abilities." The award Budke received is named after Hector Gandara, who was an equal employment specialist in the Regional Office in Juneau. While in Juneau, Gandara also served as the Regional Alaska Native Program...
Non-residents lead numbers in seasonal seafood jobs

...August as additional runs open and seafood is processed around the state," states Nelson San Juan, seafood employment specialist with the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The release encourages young people to apply for...
Seafood industry hires boost Alaska seasonal employment

...housekeeping, said Melody Dosier, a seafood employment specialist at the Alaska Job Center in midtown Anchorage...but they're not,"Melody Dosier, a seafood employment specialist at the Alaska Job Center in midtown Anchorage...
Give US veterans a fair chance

...stateside assignments - as well as our veterans - and their families. Through our Alaska Job Center network, employment specialists are able to connect over 2,000 veterans to jobs each year. There are approximately 70,000 veterans in Alaska...


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