Our vision is to ensure that all Greater Peninsula businesses have an abundance of world class workforce talent that continually contributes to our region's economic success and vitality. Part of making this vision a reality is to focus on keeping our community informed of workforce issues, trends and solutions. Check out our resource section below for more workforce information.
Celebrating Disability Inclusion for More than 70 Years
Reflecting the important role that different perspectives play in workforce success, this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme is “Inclusion Drives Innovation.” Observed each October, NDEAM celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents.
Join Us on October 4, 2017 for the Champions of Disability Employment Inclusion Drives Innovation Celebration
Time: 8:30 am – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am – Program & Awards
Keynote Speaker: Jeff Byrd, Life Coach and Leadership Trainer
Location: Peninsula Worklink
600 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
View flyer: Peninsula Champions 10-4-17
The Apprentice School Fall 2017 Open House
Learn A Skilled, Technical Craft.
Further Your Education.
Avoid College Debt.
Build Your Career.
When: October 28, 2017
Time: 9 AM – 12 PM
Where: The Apprentice School of Newport News Shipbuilding
3101 Washington Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607
Registration Required (Space is Limited) – Register here
View the flyer here for all the details!
Speak to employers who are recruiting now!
Advice and guidance available from Apprenticeship Advisors!
Earn while you learn!
Peninsula’s Open House for Registered Apprenticeship
Admission is Free
Dress to Impress
Bring copies of your resume
When? October 5, 2017
Time? 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where? Peninsula Workforce Development Center
600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA
For more information contact: 757-727-6237 / email@example.com
View flyer Peninsula Apprenticeship Open House
Workplace Excellence Series
To maintain a healthy bottom-line and reach their goals, companies today need every employee to deliver not just the hard skills for the job, but the workplace excellence to maximize those skills. The Workplace Excellence Series teaches incumbent workers and new hires the essential workplace skills you look for when hiring, retaining, and advancing employees.
The Workplace Excellence Series is designed to help people understand and deliver the essential workplace skills that companies demand today. Participants of the ten-module program will gain a better understanding of the employer’s perspective, practical skills, and the ‘bottom line” in ten essential areas.
To learn more about The Workplace Excellence Series delivered by a Certified Facilitator contact:
View: WPE Businesses flyer View: WPE Modules flyer
View our webpage business services for employers for more information
FREE Customer Service Training Event – Thursday, October 26, 2017
Customer Service Flyer 10-26-2017
– How to generate low/no cost guest surprise tactics
– How to orchestrate and deliver surprise tactics using teamwork
– How to foster a culture in which new and creative surprise tactics are continually derived and implemented
Presenter: Dr. Vincent Magnini
When: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Three different session times to choose from:
Session I: 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Click here to register for Session I
Session II: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm – Click here to register for Session II
Session III: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm – Click here to register for Session III
Download or view flyer : Customer Service Training – October 26 2017
Location: The Mariners’ Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606
(Use business entrance)
Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau
Newport News Hospitality Association
Newport News Tourism
Peninsula Council for Workforce Development