TNCC Job Fair Helps Jobseekers Find Employment

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Thomas Nelson Community College will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, located at 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton. The Fair is free and open to the public.

Representatives from many of the region’s top manufacturing, retail, finance and marketing businesses will attend to discuss current job openings, including full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. Some employers will conduct on-site interviews, so applicants are encouraged to dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes.

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TNCC Offers Motorcycle Training and Safety Classes Every Weekend

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Spring is here. Prepare for your first ride of the season by taking a Motorcycle Training and Safety Class. Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development offers classes every weekend at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center located at 600 Butler Farm Road, Room 1118 in Hampton.

COST: $100, plus a $35 registration fee.

Three-day class meets 6-9 p.m. on Friday, 7 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. on Saturday from 7 a.m.- 1  p.m. on Sunday.

Two-day class meets 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m.–7 p.m. on Sunday. Call 757-825-2758 or visit www.tncc.edu/workforce to register.

TNCC Skills Certification Center Sees 44 Percent Increase in Demand

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When an individual wants to become a Foreign Service Officer, a mechanic wants national certification to advance in the company or a job-seeker wants to demonstrate skill to obtain a job with the Transportation Security Agency (TSA), they often seek out the Thomas Nelson Community College Skills Certification Center.

Located in the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC), the Skills Certification Center is growing and changing to meet the needs of businesses, government agencies, and the community. Last year over 1,130 certification exams were administered, an increase in 44 percent from the previous year.

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TNCC Workforce Development Hosts Employment Agency Forum

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On Tuesday, December 7 from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development will host an Employment Agency Forum for area staffing agencies at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC) located at 600 Butler Farm Road, adjacent to the College’s Hampton campus.

The Forum will cover:

  • New training and assessments in HVAC, machining and welding
  • Challenges to training, recruiting, and placing and retaining clients
  • Strategies for success

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Southeast Virginia Rapid Response Team Hosts Summit at TNCC

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As layoffs continue to impact the region, Rapid Response teams are working to enhance services they offer businesses and affected employees. On November 15 and 16, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Workforce Development, as the lead Rapid Response agency for one-fourth of Virginia, hosted a Multi-Regional Rapid Response Summit at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC) which is adjacent to TNCC’s Hampton, Virginia campus.

Rapid Response is the function that uses Workforce Investment Act resources to go to worksites during a layoff or closure to assist affected employees, providing information on unemployment insurance and related benefits and community resources for retraining and employment. (more…)

TNCC Hosts Fall Job Fair Thursday, October 14

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Job opportunities can still be found on the Peninsula with the help of Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development (TNCC-WD).   On Thursday, October 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the College will host its annual Fall Job Fair at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC) located at 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton.

Franz Albertini, job fair coordinator for TNCC Workforce Development, says that the decline of available jobs is driving more people to attend TNCC job fairs.  “In today’s challenging job market people are searching for assistance navigating the job hunting process,” adds Albertini. (more…)