Job Brief Newsletter Workforce Solutions: Southeast Texas
May 2010: Vol1 Issue 4
 

Marilyn Smith

Please continue to send us your comments and article suggestions.  We want to hear from you. 
Email info@setworks.org 
or call 1-877-834-JOBS.
– Marilyn Smith,
   Executive Director

Featured Board Member: Danny Prosperie
Our Vision - A world-class competitive workforce for Southeast Texas
In This Issue
 

EEOC Informational Seminars for Employers Register by June 1, 2010
At some point in your life, you’ve probably experienced a communication gap, likely with a teenager or a parent. The resulting situation is often frustrating, or sometimes even humorous. But in the workplace, communication gaps color perceptions, expectations and negatively impact company morale and productivity.

In the first of two popular and entertaining seminars sponsored by Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas, Joe Bontke returns to Beaumont to present “Supervising and Working with Generational Differences.” Bontke, the outreach manager and ombudsman for the Houston District office of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, delivers a lively session where employers look at the emerging challenges of values and differences between generations. With his humorous style, Bontke helps businesses understand those differences, how to best supervise and motivate employees in all age groups and how to avoid situations escalating to critical and costly workplace disputes.

In his second seminar, “The Calamities of Cyber Speech,” Joe Bontke addresses the issue of business communications on the Internet, specifically, “is it appropriate (or smart) to leave electronic footprints of your thoughts and comments about employees … out there?”

Both seminars will be presented Thursday, June 10 at the Beaumont Workforce Center. The first seminar starts at 9 am; the second seminar will start at approximately 10 am. The seminars are no cost to employers. Seating is limited. Call the Center at 409.839.8045 (ext 3346 or 3345) to register by June 1.

 
 
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.
 
Contact Business Services
Beaumont..........................................................................................409.839.8045
Port Arthur..........................................................................................409.962.1236
Orange...............................................................................................409.882.0302
Silsbee...............................................................................................409.385.9644
Toll Free.........................................................................................1.877.834.JOBS
Online.........................................................................................www.setworks.org

©2010 Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas • 2901 Turtle Creek Drive, Ste. 300 • Port Arthur, TX • 77642 • 409.719.4750
Funded by Texas Workforce Commission
Equal Opportunity Employer/Services