Jennifer Fisher, Graduate Retention Program Manager     Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce
“We have a monster jobs problem, and young                   people are the biggest losers,”Andrew Sum, Economist and Dire...
The Fiscal Times issued an article last week stating that theFort Wayne metro area has the highest job growth rate inthe n...
Be a SUPER candidate
According to NACE, in 2011, companies surveyed indicated that more than 58% of their    new hires were interns at their co...
Top 5 Soft Skills Employers Want1. Verbal Communication Skills2. Work Ethic3. Teamwork4. Analytical Skills5. Initiative   ...
ManpowerGroup reports that 52% of U.S. employerssurveyed say they have difficulty filling positionsbecause of talent short...
According to a recent survey by the Department of  Labor, networking accounts for at least 69% of all                    a...
What is theGraduate RetentionProgram doing tohelp you?
GRP has worked with more  than 800 employers to develop more than 2800 internships in Northeast         Indiana
• Full day of video gaming, problem solving competition hostedby Design Collaborative, a regional robotics competition, gu...
Jennifer Fisher, Program Manager        jfisher@fwchamber.org     www.twitter.com/jenfisherfwGraduate Retention Program   ...
Wells County Career Expo
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  • Wells County Career Expo

    1. Jennifer Fisher, Graduate Retention Program Manager Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce
    2. “We have a monster jobs problem, and young people are the biggest losers,”Andrew Sum, Economist and Director of the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University
    3. The Fiscal Times issued an article last week stating that theFort Wayne metro area has the highest job growth rate inthe nation!!! YES, they said Fort Wayne!!!
    4. Be a SUPER candidate
    5. According to NACE, in 2011, companies surveyed indicated that more than 58% of their new hires were interns at their company42.3 % of college seniors who had internship experience and applied for a job received at least one job offer VERSES 30.7 % without internship experience .
    6. Top 5 Soft Skills Employers Want1. Verbal Communication Skills2. Work Ethic3. Teamwork4. Analytical Skills5. Initiative NACE, 2010
    7. ManpowerGroup reports that 52% of U.S. employerssurveyed say they have difficulty filling positionsbecause of talent shortages
    8. According to a recent survey by the Department of Labor, networking accounts for at least 69% of all annual hires.Networking is one of the BEST ways to find a job or internship.
    9. What is theGraduate RetentionProgram doing tohelp you?
    10. GRP has worked with more than 800 employers to develop more than 2800 internships in Northeast Indiana
    11. • Full day of video gaming, problem solving competition hostedby Design Collaborative, a regional robotics competition, guestspeakers, employers, universities, and others• Open to all Northeast Indiana High School’s to bring a team ofstudents to compete. Teachers, parents, and communitymembers are able to come as observers• March 10, 2012• To be held at the Lantern Reception Hall
    12. Jennifer Fisher, Program Manager jfisher@fwchamber.org www.twitter.com/jenfisherfwGraduate Retention Program 260-424-1435 www.indianaintern.net

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