Leadville News – April 2

Business News: Finding Work, EDC Community Update

If finding a new job or a different job is on your spring to-do list now that the ski season is winding down, then you’re in luck, because FREE help is available to up your chances of landing that summer dream job. And remember, not every small mountain community has a Workforce Center in the heart of its business district, so why not take advantage of the help that will put you on the path to success! Get a job!

April 2018 Workshop Flyer2 copyHere’s some news about upcoming workshops and programs to expand your opportunities, and your mind in Leadville Today.

Tomorrow Tuesday, Apr. 3 at 2 p.m.  the Leadville Colorado Workforce Center is offering it’s next workshop designed to help job seekers discover the “Resumes That Pack a Punch” that puts applicants at the top of the HIRE list. Take advantage of this opportunity to get your resume up-to-date and looking good. And its FREE! 

The “Tuesdays at 2 p.m.” series continues on Apr. 10 with “Interview Strategies,” then it’s “Job Search Help” on April 17, and the series wraps up its April 2018 series with “50 & Beyond” on April 24. Not every small rural community has this FREE service right in town, 

You can participate from your smart device, PC or in person at one of the Workforce Centers. The Lake County Public Library also offers a WORKFORCE LAPTOP for persons looking for employment or filing for unemployment. This system is dedicated to help job seekers. 

For workshop attendees, you need to register and can do so ONLINE or contact Sue Miller at the Leadville Workforce Center at Sue.Miller@state.co.us or by calling (719) 486-2428. Increase your skill set, put your best foot forward, and get that great job that’s waiting just for you!

LLCEDC Hosts Community Update on April 12

In other business news, the Leadville/Lake County Economic Development Corporation (LLCEDC) will hold its annual Community Update meeting on Thursday, Apr. 12.

The public is invited to join the LLCEDC at the annual gathering where they will be recognizing individuals and organizations who have made outstanding economic contributions to the community, as well as, sharing some of their past activities, current initiatives and future goals.

Dr. Wendy Wyman, Superintendent of the Lake County School District will be the keynote speaker. Please bring a friend or interested community member! Light appetizers provided. The meeting will be held in the Climax Building, Rm 401 at CMC from 5 – 7 p.m. with the program beginning at 5:30 p.m. Open to the public. Contact Mike Bordogna with questions director@lakecountyedc.com, 719-293-5572.

Employee retention is an issue for mountain businesses as unemployment levels reach new lows across Colorado. In this business cycle, employees can choose, and they are!





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