Free workforce seminar slated for Thursday

Published on Monday, 3 February 2014 22:51 - Written by Staff Reports


Workforce Solutions East Texas and the Tyler Business Education Council will present “The 21st Century Workforce” seminar on Thursday.

The free event will focus on the future supply of the workforce, the educational system and the employment future.

Experts will discuss labor market trends, forecast employment projections, House Bill 5 Education and Certifications programs. Presenters will include Ken Lamartiniere, Region 7 Education Center; and Mick Normington, business specialist for the Labor Market Division of the Texas Workforce Commission.

The seminar will be held from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Workforce Solutions East Texas at 4100 Troup Highway in Tyler. Brookshire Grocery Co. will provide breakfast.

Christi Khalaf, executive director of the Tyler Area Business-Education council, said Monday that limited seating is still available. If interested or for more information, call her at 903-582-1661, ext. 252.