Career Summit Inspires Work-Tech Students Prepping for Telecommunications Industry

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Panelists share insight & advice at the Work-Tech Career Summit

Philadelphia (March 25, 2019) – Telecom industry experts, career coaches, potential employers and students gathered for the Work-Tech Career Summit in Philadelphia on March 6. The goal – to engage and educate those enrolled in The Salvation Army’s Work-Tech program about the importance of career development, preparation and networking.

“The event is meant to help reduce some of the intimidation that some students feel when interviewing and speaking directly with employers,” said Kristen Davis, Job Developer/Retention Coach, The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia. “The Career Summit gives the student an opportunity to really interact with employers on a one-on-one level.” Continue reading “Career Summit Inspires Work-Tech Students Prepping for Telecommunications Industry”

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New workforce development program connects students with education and opportunity

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Students enrolled in our Spring 2018 Work-Tech telecommunications training program – Edwin Dolokelen, Hazelita Hayes, Sharon Troko, Angela Brookes, with Kristen Davis Job Developer and Instructor.

The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia’s Work-Tech program provides hands-on training to prepare students for jobs in the cable networking/telecommunications industry. The 12-15 week course, designed by C-Tech Industries, is free to low-income individuals over the age of 18 who have earned a high school diploma or GED.
Students successfully completing the Work-Tech program receive their BICSI Certification within Telecommunications.

“The curriculum from C-Tech provides great training and support to our students,” said Eileen Hence, Director of City Education Programs and Compliance, The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia. Continue reading “New workforce development program connects students with education and opportunity”