April is Workforce Development Month – Click here to read about upcoming events for employers

By Stephanie Caporale | On March 15, 2013 | Comments(0)


April is Workforce Development month! To promote this, BerkshireWorks Career Center invites you to the following events:


Workforce Wednesdays is brought to you by the Berkshire County Regional Employment Board and BerkshireWorks Career Center.  Workforce Wednesdays is a series of programs offering information to employers on a wide array of topics focusing on workforce development. Topics will include labor market information, financial incentives for hiring and training your workforce, laws and compliance issues, and other programs to strengthen your workforce and your business.

Help us kick off the series by attending:

Understanding Labor Market Information:  What’s happening in Massachusetts and the Berkshires

Presented by Bob Vinson, Labor Market Expert with 35 years of experience in the employment, education and training fields. Click here to read more about Bob.

Wednesday, April 17th

9:00 – 11:00 am

66 Allen Street at the 1 Berkshire Bldg, 2nd floor conference room

Bob will provide an overview of the latest labor market statistics in Massachusetts and Berkshire County, and projections for future job growth in Berkshire County.

Click here to register or call (413) 499-2220, ext. 111.

Berkshire Career Fair

Hosted by the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, April 11th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Berkshire Hills Country Club, 500 Benedict Road, Pittsfield

The Berkshire Career Fair is the premier place to network with potential candidates and to showcase your employment opportunities.

Click here for more information or contact Christine Hoyt at the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce (413) 499-4000, ext. 126 or email [email protected].

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More employers just added! Adams Job Fair – Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10am – 1pm

By Stephanie Caporale | On February 25, 2013 | Comments(0)

BerkshireWorks Career Center and the Adams Council on Aging will be co-hosting a job fair on Tuesday, Feb. 26th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Adams Council on Aging @ The Visitors Center, 3 Hoosac Street, Adams.

A variety of industries and occupations, as well as part-time and full-time opportunities will be featured. All ages are welcome!

Employers include:

  • Aaron’s
  • Berkshire Beacon
  • Combined Insurance
  • Crane
  • Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Hanesbrands
  • Hillcrest Educational Centers
  • Interim Healthcare
  • Laurel Lake
  • Manpower
  • MCLA
  • Molari Employment Services
  • Sweetbrook of Williamstown
  • United Personnel
  • Vox Radio Group
  • Wheatleigh

Also: Suit Yourself (Goodwill Industries) and Berkshire Rides will be available to explain their services.

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