The New Start Career Network recently hosted a job fair for its member. Over 200 job seekers and 45 employers participated in the fair.
On December 1 and 2, 2016, a wide range of national and state experts and policymakers as well as New Jersey K-12 educators, postsecondary educators, workforce development and labor representatives, civic and nonprofit organizations, legislators, business leaders, members of the philanthropic community, and researchers convened to take part in a forum that marked the public launch of New Jersey’s P20W State Longitudinal Data System.
Be sure to check out a new Working Nation article titled "Five Things About Jobs President Trump will have to Fix." Carl Van Horn, Director of the Heldrich Center, contributes his thoughts in this insightful and timely piece.
NJ101.5 recently profiled an exciting new partnership between the New Start Career Network (NSCN) and Big White Wall (BWW) to offer anonymous online support for NSCN members and their family members. Through BWW, NSCN members can share experiences anonymously in words and images, browse a library of self-care resources, and take modular courses to address issues such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, smoking, alcohol misuse, and weight management.
On September 14, 2016, the Center for American Progress and the New Start Career Network sponsored a session for Washington, D.C. policymakers entitled, "Strategies to Address Long-Term Unemployment for Older Job Seekers.” Featured speakers included Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner Erica Groshen, New Start Career Network Director Maria Heidkamp, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J.