JobBRIEF March 2018 ι Vol. 9 Issue 3
Our Vision - "A world-class competitive workforce for Southeast Texas."
Three Things You Need to Know
1. Simply “Watch and Learn” with Wage and Hour

New tools in the form of easy to understand VIDEOS are available to assist employers with compliance and increasing the understanding of legal responsibilities under federal law. These Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) tools includes tutorials and feedback forms. Click this link to access the video library.

2. Employers – Be a Part of the Texas Internship Challenge!

The Texas Internship Challenge is designed to promote paid internships for students – and our local students want to experience the real work environment in Southeast Texas. Help our students gain the advantages of working and utilizing science, technology, engineering and mathematics in our various industries. Go to and click this link for more details.

3. SAVE THE DATE! Upcoming Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas events:

4th Annual Youth Career Expo “Connect to Your Future”, Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Ford Park. Business Exhibitors: reach out to local area high school students through exciting, engaging and hands-on demonstration of the many OCCUPATIONS available in Southeast Texas. Create your business’ booth and start your connection to the ‘workforce of the future’. There is no cost to participate; space is limited for the inside and outside booths. Sponsorships are also available.

7th Annual Hiring Red, White & You! Veterans Job Fair, Thursday, November 8, 2018 Beaumont Workforce Solutions Center. Each year, all 28 workforce board areas reach out to Veterans who have served our country and helped to maintain our freedom. Employment is a critical link to successful transition to civilian life for many Veterans and their families. We ask Southeast Texas businesses from all industries to continue to show their support for our Veterans. There is no cost to participate.
Please contact Lauren Van Gerven or Pamela Wise at 409-719-4750 for more information regarding these events.

Secure your company’s booth today for these upcoming Spring Job Fairs:

Thursday April 19, 2018 Orange
10:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.
Spring Job Fair at
Lamar State College-Orange
209 Green Avenue
Orange, Texas 77630
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Port Arthur
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Spring Job Fair at
Carl Parker Multipurpose Center
1800 Lakeshore Drive
Port Arthur, Texas 77640
Thursday, April 26, 2018 Beaumont
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Spring Hiring Event
Beaumont Workforce Solutions Center
510 Park Street
Beaumont, Texas 77701

Contact our Regional Solutions Specialists at 1-877-834-5627 for assistance.
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Marilyn Smith, Executive Director 409.719.4750
Pamela Wise, Workforce Liaison 409.719.4752
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