Job Brief Newsletter Workforce Solutions: Southeast Texas
September 2010: Vol1 Issue 8
 

Marilyn Smith

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– Marilyn Smith,
   Executive Director

Featured Board Member: Gene Edgerly
Our Vision - A world-class competitive workforce for Southeast Texas
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Who We Are
Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas evaluates and oversees the delivery of all workforce training and employment services in Hardin, Jefferson and Orange Counties. The board’s overall mission is to identify opportunities and create partnerships that effectively link employers and job seekers in order to improve the economic future of the area.

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Southeast Texas Wins Top Performer Award
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Sign up for New Employer Seminars!
Makes plans now to attend three seminars to be held later this month and in October.  Learn more about the contributions of the disabled to the workforce and how you can help, as well as glean valuable information for your business from in-depth discussions on other current employment topics.
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Small Gain in Jobs for August
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