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Oct 20 2017

Check out next week's hiring events today! https://www.ppwfc.org/Hiring-Events/89

Oct 18 2017

Check out this week's Get a Job Monday with ConcealFab!

A Colorado Springs organization could be your new career home. ConcealFab is a product development, engineering, design and manufacturing company. ConcealFab specializes in innovative RF-transparent antennae concealment solutions for government and commercial wireless. This is a multi-faceted facili...

Oct 18 2017

Current will be on-site today! They are hiring seasonal assemby and packing positions with flexible hours including weekends. They are here from 9-3:30pm today, stop by and apply!

Oct 16 2017

We have three hiring events this week! Atterro on Tues 10/17 hiring Customer Service Reps, Current on Wed 10/18 hiring seasonal assemblers and packers and Luce on Thurs 10/19 hiring Data Collection Specialists. Please visit our website to learn more and sign up for these events: https://www.ppwfc.org/Hiring-Events/89

Oct 13 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 4 new photos.

Sherry has been coming to the workforce center for a year and today she rang the gong! Using our Career Center Sherry had access to a computer and staff to help, plus she participated in our workshops and learned how to update her resume! Congrats Sherry, we are so happy for you!

Oct 13 2017

Sign up now for next week's hiring events! On Tuesday Atterro will be on-site hiring English and Bilingual Customer Service Reps for full time, contract positions. Current will be here on Wednesday 10/18 hiring seasonal assemblers and packers from 9-3:30pm. Please see https://www.ppwfc.org/Hiring-Events/89 for more info and to sign up!

Oct 12 2017

Today is the day! Hallcon will be here from 10-2pm hiring Railroad Crew Drivers, stop by the Pikes Peak Workforce Center to participate in this hiring event!

Oct 10 2017

Great Wolf Lodge is hiring! Check out Get a Job Monday!

Gazette's Eric Singer and the Pikes Peak Workforce Center team up to get you a new career. Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs is ready to set you up with a...

Oct 09 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 3 new photos.

Team members Robin, Felicia, and Traci attended the grand opening of the Mill, Manufacturing Industry Learning Labs last week. High school students from Peyton and Widefield are learning woods manufacturing, cabinet finishing, and construction. The Mill was founded by Dean Mattson, an educator from Peyton who wants to fill the shortage of skilled workers in these trades and hopes to expand their training in the future!

Oct 09 2017

PPWFC is open today! We are open for normal business hours today, Monday 10/9!

Oct 09 2017

Hallcon will be on-site Thursday 10/12 from 10-2pm hiring Railroad Crew Drivers! They are looking for full time drivers to transport railroad conductors and engineers to Colorado Springs, apply online at www.hallcon.com and reserve your spot for this event: http://bit.ly/Hallcon.

Oct 09 2017

Our Job of the Week is for Correctional Officer with the State of Colorado, there are 100 openings for this position! See Job # 7148142 in https://www.connectingcolorado.com/ for more information and how to apply!

Oct 06 2017

Charter Communications will be on-site TODAY from 10-2pm! They are hiring Customer Service Representatives and Billing Agents, please apply online at http://jobs.spectrum.com prior to the attending the hiring event. You are always welcome in our Career Center to apply for jobs online for the hiring event!

Oct 05 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 2 new photos.

Kathleen rang the gong today and found employment! Kathleen stated she learned how to tailor her resume to the jobs she was applying for and gained Microsoft Office skills here at the workforce center, Congrats Kathleen!!!

Oct 04 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 4 new photos.

Philip found a job yesterday with Charter Communications!!! We celebrated Philip and he got to ring the gong, a tradition here at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center for job seekers who found employment. Philip was unemployed for a month and we are so happy for him, Congrats Philip!!

Oct 03 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 2 new photos.

Atterro and Great Wolf will be on-site TODAY! Atterro is seeking Customer Service Reps for full time contract positions paying $12/hour, reserve your space for this event: bit.ly/ATTERRO Great Wolf is filling multiple housekeeping positions for various shifts including weekends, please apply online at: https://jobs.greatwolf.com prior to the event, you can complete the application at the PPWFC in the Career Center! Reserve your space for this event: bit.ly/GreatWolfJobs

Oct 02 2017

The job of the week is for a Records Management Technician with Sumaria!

Oct 02 2017

Teller County Honors Veterans Friday 10/6 fro 12-3pm at the Aspen Mine Center in Cripple Creek!

Sep 29 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 2 new photos.

We have two hiring events this Tuesday 10/3 both from 10-2pm! Aterro is hiring Customer Service Reps for full time, contract positions starting at $12/hour. Reserve your spot here: bit.ly/ATTERRO Great Wolf is hiring various housekeeping positions for various shifts including weekends. Apply online at https://jobs.greatwolf.com and reserve your spot for this event here: bit.ly/GreatWolfJobs

Sep 27 2017

People Ready is here today! Stop by the Pikes Peak Workforce Center between 10 and 2 to participate in this hiring event. They have multiple open positions from electrician, labor, housekeeping, and more! Reserve your spot here: bit.ly/PeopleReady

Sep 26 2017

Check out this week's Get a Job Monday with a spotlight on job at Penrose St. Francis Health Services!

A statewide organization with two facilities in Colorado Springs is seeking talented, caring, health care professionals and support personnel to help them serve patients. Penrose-St. Francis Health Services has two full service hospitals with Penrose Main Hospital and Penrose-St. Francis Medical Cen...

Sep 25 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 2 new photos.

Two Hiring Events this week at PPWFC! People Ready Wednesday 9/27 10-2 Hiring part and full time, weekend, and temp work for numerous industries from construction to hospitality Reserve your spot: bit.ly/PeopleReady Luce Research Thursday 9/28 9-3:30 Hiring part time positions for phone/web market research, offers schedule flexibility with available shifts 7 days/week starting at $9.30/hour, reserve your spot: bit.ly/LuceR For more info on Hiring Events visit ppwfc.org

Sep 21 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 23 new photos.

Our 2017 Fall Job Fair connected 1,224 jobseekers with 145 employers & 2,500+ job opportunities today. Still looking for work? Employers & jobs are still listed on connectingcolorado.com in the virtual job fair or visit us in person or online at ppwfc.org #wechangelives

Sep 21 2017

The 2,500+ opportunities at our job fair today include jobs with local, state, and federal agencies to include the Colorado National Guard represented by Staff Sgt. Jenna Ashly & Sgt. Mattea Elliott. Our job fair is open until 3:30 pm today at the Colorado Springs Hotel Eleganté.

Sep 21 2017

Today until 3:30 pm: Sept 21 Fall Job Fair (for everyone) Registered & ready? Hotel Eleganté; 140+ employers/2K+ jobs, resume/interview assistance: ppwfc.org (Job Seeker Services then Job Fairs) *Jobs listed online/Employers listed below in comments:

Sep 21 2017

Meet Heather Luchka, an Air Force Veteran. Heather was hired today at our job fair as an assembly packer with Colorado Springs-based Current. She has been volunteering locally to help veterans during her job search which helped keep her resume up to date. "I'm super happy - it's a huge burden just lifted," said Heather. "My advice to any job seeker: don't let the search get you down -- stay positive, keep your ears open for opportunities and keep your resume ready." #wechangelives

Sep 21 2017

Proud to have El Paso County Commissioner Stan VanderWerf join our job fair today! Our job fair is ongoing until 3:30 pm: 140+ employers w/2,500+ jobs are at Hotel Eleganté! Employers/jobs listed connectingcolorado.com #wechangelives

Sep 21 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 17 photos and a video.

Our job fair is open to all: 140+ employers w/2,500+ jobs are at Hotel Eleganté! Employers/jobs listed connectingcolorado.com #wechangelives

Sep 21 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 9 new photos.

Our job fair is open - Veterans & Military spouses are meeting 140+ employers w/2,500+ jobs at Hotel Eleganté; Doors open to the public at 11 am. Employers/jobs listed connectingcolorado.com #wechangelives

Sep 21 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 9 new photos.

Today's the day! Over 140 employers arriving now w/2,500+ jobs at Hotel Eleganté; Doors open to Veterans & military spouses at 9:30 am/the public at 11 am. Employers/jobs listed connectingcolorado.com #wechangelives

Sep 21 2017

Today's the day! Over 140 employers arriving now w/2,500+ jobs at Hotel Eleganté; Doors open to Veterans & military spouses at 9:30 am/the public at 11 am. Employers/jobs listed connectingcolorado.com #wechangelives

Sep 20 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared a link.

An improved Colorado Springs economy means more people have jobs and employers have fewer qualified applicants to fill positions. As a result, 145 employers have registered to participate in the Pikes Peak Workforce Center's Fall Job Fair on Thursday - the agency's largest such event this year. The…

Sep 19 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared a link.

With Fall right around the corner, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hoping to hire both permanent and seasonal full-time and part-time employees.

Sep 18 2017

Our Jobs of the Week page leads to 1,161 new opportunities this week: https://www.ppwfc.org/Jobs-of-the-Week/392

Sep 18 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 3 new photos.

3 Hiring Events for job seekers @PPWFC Fri-Thurs Perseverance Staffing, *Friday* Sept 22, Packaging Machine Operators; 2nd shift, 2-10:30pm, 3d shift 10 pm- 6:30am; $11.55-12.10/hr. Register: bit.ly/2f43VgJ PeopleReady, *Wednesday*, Sept 27, Heavy Equipment Operators; Plant Mixers; Packagers; Housekeeping; Electricians; General Labor; Maintenance Mechanic; more. P/T, F/T, wknds, Temp hours. Register: bit.ly/PeopleReady Luce, *Thursday* Sept 28, Data Collection Specialists. P/t schedules, Priority for bilingual speakers; $9.30/hr; bring two forms of ID. Register: bit.ly/LuceR

Sep 16 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared a link.

The giant e-commerce company hopes to inspire the companies to adopt workforce education and training programs.

Sep 15 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Business Hour's post.

Ready for The Business Hour? The show airs Saturdays at 1 p.m. on KRDO News Radio 105.5 FM & 1240 AM. This week we're in the field with the Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC delegation to Washington D.C. Listen in as Lisanne McNew, McNew and Associates, and Traci Marques, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, discuss the delegation's purpose.

Sep 15 2017

*Today! Sept 21 Fall Job Fair (for everyone) Registered & ready? Hotel Eleganté; 140+ employers/2K+ jobs, resume/interview assistance: ppwfc.org (Job Seeker Services then Job Fairs) *Jobs listed online/Employers listed below in comments:

Sep 15 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC's post.

Following Amazon’s recent announcement to establish a second North American headquarters, the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC is in the process of developing Colorado Springs’ response to the project’s request for proposals. We're working in coordination with the State of Colorado and the City of Colorado Springs. https://coloradospringschamberedc.com/chamber-edc-preparing-response-amazons-hq2-request-proposals/

Sep 14 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared Colorado Springs Business Journal's post.

Wages in El Paso County track lower than counterparts across the state and the nation. Business owners need to increase wages.

Sep 14 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared Colorado Springs Business Journal's post.

Construction firms in Colorado find it difficult to hire hourly craft positions such as carpenters, concrete workers and electricians.

Sep 13 2017

Our Jobs of the Week page leads to 765 new opportunities this week: https://www.ppwfc.org/Jobs-of-the-Week/392

Sep 12 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared a link.

Nevada-based aerospace firm Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) said Monday it will hire 200 mechanics by year's end to modify a variety of military aircraft in an $11 million hangar the company just opened at the Colorado Springs Airport. The 60,000-square-foot hangar on the airport's westside allows SNC to…

Sep 12 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center updated their cover photo.

Sep 11 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center updated their cover photo.

Sep 10 2017

Effort to reinvigorate the building trades matures at rapid pace:

An aging workforce, a shortage of skilled craftsmen and the need to help noncollege-bound youths find their destiny have created a first in the nation: a construction trades certificate program for high school students that is funded by those working in the industry.

Sep 09 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Pikes Peak Workforce Center Youth Zone's post.

Congratulations to the young adult graduates of our most recent Work Readiness Series - Class 11! All graduates, pictured here with our staff, completed nationally-acclaimed work ethic & soft skills training, “Bring your A-Game to Work”. The training focusses on attendance, accountability, appearance, public speaking, extraordinary customer service and professional communication skills that are highly-valued in the workforce. The grads are now eligible to begin a one-week paid immersion with local employers in consideration for 360-hour paid internships in an in-demand career. Learn more at ppwfc.org #wechangelives

Sep 09 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared WhirlyBall Colorado Springs's post.

Congratulations to our client, WhirlyBall, on their re-opening:

Want to WIN an Hour of #FREEWhirlyBall? To celebrate our Grand Re-Opening this Saturday at 2pm we want to give YOU a chance to win! To enter simply tag all the friends/co-workers/family members you would invite to play WhirlyBall! The winner will be announced this Saturday at 2 pm which is the same time as our Grand Re-Opening!

Sep 09 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Business Hour's post.

Ready for The Business Hour? The show airs Saturdays at 1 p.m. on KRDO News Radio 105.5 FM & 1240 AM. Listen in as Debra Herzog from regional employer Tek Experts and Dean Miller from the Pikes Peak Workforce Center discuss opportunities for employers & job seekers at the Sept 21 Fall Job Fair at Hotel Eleganté Conference & Event Center. The event features more than 100+ employers and over 2,000 job opportunities. More info: ppwfc.org

Sep 08 2017

Amazon seeks home city for a second HQ:

Amazon plans to build a second headquarters in a North American city to be determined, saying the new $5 billion campus will be a “full equal” to the company’s existing operations in its longtime home…

Sep 06 2017

Our Jobs of the Week page leads to 930 new opportunities this week: https://www.ppwfc.org/Jobs-of-the-Week/392

Sep 06 2017

Registered & ready for the Sept 21 Job Fair? View employer & job listings: ppwfc.org (Job Seeker Services, then Job Fairs)

Sep 05 2017

Wild Blue Car Wash is hiring for a full time Guest Enjoyment Coordinator. Go behind the scenes with Eric Singer & Hannah Tran@ The Gazette - Colorado Springs, in "Get a Job Monday". Call (719) 667-3826 & learn how your business can be featured.

A locally owned and operated business could help launch your career. This job is about customer service and doing it well. Wild Blue Car Wash wants to train you so that your skills are up to snuff. Wild blue is hiring a full time entry level position known as a G.E.C.O. or Guest Enjoyment Coordinato...

Sep 04 2017

Today is a celebration of the social/economic achievements of American workers -- a tribute to their contribution to the strength, prosperity & well-being of our nation. To all members of the workforce- job seekers, employers, community partners & the gainfully employed: Happy Labor Day from the Pikes Peak Workforce Center team! #wechangelives‬

Aug 30 2017

Carson Summit for transitioning mil/Veterans/spouses Sept 13/14 https://t.co/UpaWfOJc4S (Job Fair Workshops: https://t.co/ZmUUilwghi)

Washington, DC, Networking Reception and Hiring Expo with the Washington Nationals Washington, DCSeptember 6 (All day) to September 7 (All day) Details Register

Aug 30 2017

Jobs of the Week page leads to 1,130 new opportunities this week: https://t.co/DLgvJbWZKB

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Aug 30 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared a link.

As California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education, there are an estimated 30 million jobs in the U.S. that pay at least $55,000 per year and don’t require a bachelor’s degree.

Aug 28 2017

Colorado Industrial Recycling has a wide range of career opportunities from entry-level to highly-skilled positions: Go behind the scenes with Eric Singer & Hannah Tran@ The Gazette - Colorado Springs, in "Get a Job Monday". Call (719) 667-3826 & learn how your business can be featured.

A family-owned business with state-of-the-art equipment needs you to be part of its Colorado Springs team. Colorado Industrial Recycling has a wide range of different career opportunities that includes low-skill and high-skill positions. Colorado Industrial Recyling's operation involves a variety of...

Aug 28 2017

More than 1,130 new job listings in the Pikes Peak Region added to connectingcolorado.com since Aug 23. Complete list: ppwfc.org; Here's two of them:

Aug 28 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 14 new photos.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center honors all Veterans every day, so last week it was *very* meaningful for our Deputy Director, Traci Marques, to represent our entire team & join other community leaders on an amazing mission hosted by the 302nd Airlift Wing (Air Force Reserve), Peterson AFB. Air Force Reserve Airmen flew the group aboard one of their C-130s to Travis AFB, Calif., where they visited the Contingency Response Wing, David Grant Medical Center, the hyperbaric chambers, a C-5 Galaxy aircraft, the air traffic control tower, and so much more! The group then did an engines-running on-load -- boarding the C-130 with propellers already turning for the flight to Colorado Springs! With greatest appreciation, we salute the Airmen of the 302nd AW and all our Veterans! Learn more: http://www.302aw.afrc.af.mil/

Aug 21 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is with Paulette Olson and 5 others.

Staring safely into the path of totality: Team members take turns viewing the first eclipse of the 21st Century with solar filter eclipse glasses.

Aug 21 2017

5 Hiring Events for job seekers this week. Reserve your interview times:

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Aug 20 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 2 new photos.

Team members Tim Amthor & Mark Simmons (Mark pictured on left), joined community partners & neighbors honoring hundreds of Veterans this weekend at the 2017 Salute to American Veterans Rally & Festival in Cripple Creek. Events included a POW/MIA Recognition Ride from Woodland Park to Cripple Creek, a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony at the Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall, aircraft flyovers, guest speakers, a Veterans Parade, live music, resource booths to help veterans and more. Tim & Mark manned our booth, spoke about Workforce Center services, and assured Veterans of their priority of service at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. More info: ppwfc.org

Aug 19 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Business Hour's post.

Ready for The Business Hour? The show airs Saturdays at 1 p.m. on KRDO News Radio 105.5 FM & 1240 AM. Listen in as Teller County Commissioner Marc Dettenrieder and Marc Murphy, Bronco Billy’s General manager, discuss opportunities for employers presented by Pikes Peak Workforce Center Executive Director, Lisa Rice, during a visit to Cripple Creek this week. More info: ppwfc.org

Aug 15 2017

Mark your calendar for the Sept 21 Job Fair & Sign-up for a Job Fair Readiness Workshop or 19 other Job Seeker workshops - all at no cost: ppwfc.org

Aug 15 2017

Interim HealthCare needs physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, nurses, CNAs, personal care workers & homemakers willing to learn new health-related skills. Go behind the scenes with Eric Singer & Hannah Tran at The Gazette - Colorado Springs, in "Get a Job Monday". Call (719) 667-3826 to learn how your business can be featured.

A Colorado Springs organization needs to fill a career list that is a mile long. Interim Healthcare has openings for physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, personal care workers and homemakers who a...

Aug 13 2017

Pikes Peak Workforce Center is an American Jobs Center providing no-cost job seeker & career services throughout El Paso & Teller for ages 16 & older. Workshops range from computer use & resume prep to LinkedIn and branding/networking. We partner with employers to host weekly hiring events, our Sept 21 Job Fair, job postings in ConnectingColorado.com & more! Veterans receive priority of service; Visit in-person & follow on FB & ppwfc.org #wechangelives

American Job Center serving El Paso/Teller counties

Aug 12 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 11 photos and a video.

Team members Evelyn & Jeanie joined the Deerfield Hills Community Center Block Party Aug. 12 to share career, education & employment opportunities. They took turns at Zumba-thon & the bounce house to ensure our booth was manned. If you missed them, visit our office & learn about career & education services available at no cost! (And if you're an employer, we can *REALLY* help you!!) #wechangelives More info: ppwfc.org Deerfield Hills Park Colorado Springs City Government Deerfield Hills Sprayground

Aug 11 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Business Hour's post.

Ready for The Business Hour? The show airs Saturdays at 1 p.m. on KRDO News Radio 105.5 FM & 1240 AM. Listen in as Felicia Barbera, Business Relations Team, and Dean Miller, from the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, discuss a Rapid Response for medical professionals after a closure announcement of a local hospital. More info: ppwfc.org

Aug 11 2017

Life After 50 news magazine featured the Pikes Peak Workforce Center in their August edition: Client David Winn, retired in June, recently completed a Basic Computer Skills workshop taught by Training Facilitator Erin Hutchinson. “They gave me resources to help me in the second phase of my life,” said David. “I would encourage others to check it out.” David plans to use his new computer skills in a work-from-home position. Pick up the latest copy or read online: lifeafter50online.com

Aug 11 2017

Reserve your interview with PeopleReady for August 16 & 30. Open positions include Heavy Equipment Operators, Plant Mixers, Packagers, Electricians, General Labor, and Maintenance Mechanics. P/T, F/T, and temp work available. Arrive interview-ready, after reserving your spot at https://www.formsite.com/ppwfc/PeopleReady/index.html.

Aug 10 2017

Young adults succeed in Workforce Center-paid internships & land full-time employment! Check out KRDO NewsChannel 13 / KRDO.com coverage from Dani Fried KRDO. Congrats to new hires Trenton & Brionna! More info @ ppwfc.org #wechangelives

Pikes Peak Workforce has launched a new youth emersion program, offering internships to young adults across the region.

Aug 09 2017

Pikes Peak Workforce Center connects employers to jobseekers everyday (at no cost) despite a historically-reduced jobseeker talent pool. Learn more: ppwfc.org or visit us in person.

U.S. job openings jumped to a record high in June, outpacing hiring, the latest indication that companies are having trouble finding qualified workers.

Aug 09 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared a link.

A law that goes into effect Wednesday mandates public schools in Colorado must inform high school students that not all post-secondary paths lead to college. School counselors also must tell students about jobs as skilled laborers and military personnel. “A four-year college degree may be a good fit...

Aug 06 2017

Great KOAA 5 coverage on our amazing partnership with Pikes Peak Community College & D11 Adult & Family Education #wechangelives

The Career Boost program is an accelerated program to get people to school and into a high demand career in Colorado Springs

Aug 06 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 4 new photos.

Debbie Shackelford, our Young Adult Team Lead, conducts a Resume Writing and Job Interview Workshop for young adults living on the spectrum during an event hosted by our community partner, Autism & Asperger Connections of Colorado Springs. More info: autismaspergerconnections.org/ #wechangelives

Aug 06 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared Gazette Business's post.

Meet Lisa Rice, our new Executive Director & CEO, in a great article by Wayne Heilman at The Gazette - Colorado Springs:

Meet the CEO of The Pikes Peak Workforce Center .

Aug 04 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Business Hour's post.

Ready for The Business Hour? The show airs Saturdays at 1 p.m. on KRDO News Radio 105.5 FM & 1240 AM. This week, Felicia Barbera, Business Relations Team, and Dean Miller, from the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, discuss the upcoming September 21st job fair. The workforce center encourages employers to save the date in preparation for the event and to ensure their connectingcolorado.com accounts are current if they plan to participate. Historically low regional unemployment continues to challenge employer recruitment efforts -- the fall job fair may be the solution. In 2016 the event hosted more than 120 employers and over 2,000 open positions.

Aug 04 2017

Young job seeker writes NASA for new Planetary Protection position. The Pikes Peak Workforce Center offers 19 job seeker workshops & more to help Adults & Young Adults with their job search. Visit ppwfc.org

Little Jack's letter was shared on Reddit by his parents' friend to draw attention how talented the young hero is. Users on the social media platform since then have been praising him not only for the contents of his letter but also for his determination.

Aug 03 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 4 new photos.

Team members Connie & Gladys attended a fantastic outreach event hosted by our community partner, The Independence Center. The Center helps people with disabilities, their families and the community create independence for people so that all may thrive. The Center staff conducted demonstrations and providing information & connections to partner organizations (like the Workforce Center). Learn more: theindependencecenter.org #wechangelives

Aug 02 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 5 new photos.

Our Financial Services Mini Job Fair was a success! Recognizing a moderate shortage of talent in the local financial sector, the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado partnered with the workforce center to host the event. More than 80 job seekers met with eight financial employers at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center. "It made sense to partner with the Better Business Bureau and the workforce center because the BBB is the ethical foundation… and the workforce center has the funding, background, tools, systems, and channels to promote this. It was a natural partnership,” said Greg McElheny of Centennial State Financial. “The workforce center has been a great resource. It’s been an opportunity to get us exposure as employers and it helps us build our businesses.” #wechangelives

Aug 01 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 3 new photos.

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center team celebrated client Ann Knight today! She has accepted a full-time position with a security company doing local area security patrols. Ann’s work history includes hospitality, logistics and security. Based on previous support from the Workforce Center, Ann knew job seeker assistance was available from our team. “The last time I visited, you assisted with my resume and provided computer classes that were very helpful,” said Ann. “At the time, you helped bring back my self-esteem and your team made it possible for me to see the future. I was down-heartened because I didn’t have the skills. But, your team taught me that given the right skills, you can do any job correctly.” Ann returned to the workforce center to begin a new job search just over a week ago. “Paulette helped me significantly,” said Ann. “She gave me support and told me it was going to be alright. Sometimes, that’s all you need.” Paulette helped Ann update her resume and recommended she attend the hiring event today. “I wasn’t going to leave until I had a job today, and I’m so excited to return to security work,” said Ann, “Your team had me take a career assessment and it recommended security as a career consideration. Your team is awesome, and I would recommend anyone looking for a job to visit the Workforce Center. You make job seekers feel like people again. Without your help, I wouldn’t have had the confidence to do this, so thank-you.” Congratulations Ann! #wechangelives

Jul 31 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared Taylor Bishop's video.

Looking for a gig? There are a couple of opportunities in Colorado Springs this week! FOX21 News

Jul 31 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared a link.

A bachelor’s degree can open a lot of doors, but it’s not the only path to landing a good job. In fact, millions of people have good jobs without a degree.

Jul 28 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center team celebrated client Sonia Lynch today! She has accepted a full-time position in the Barista and Bakery Department at a national Grocery Chain with several regional stores. The position has opportunity for supervisory and management growth. Sonia’s recent work history includes customer service and order fulfillment, multiple positions with a private pre-school, and experience in real estate. As her previous employer went out of business, they hosted a job fair where she met our customer service team. Sonia’s journey has included completion of multiple Workforce Center job seeker workshops ensuring a top-quality resume, confidence in her interview skills, a quality LinkedIn page, and more. “For those who are between jobs, I encourage them to visit the Workforce Center,” said Sonia. “Being in a professional environment where others are also looking for jobs is so much better than trying to do it at home alone.” Sonia’s final advice to job seekers: patience. “When it’s been a long job search, you can be excited to accept the first offer,” said Sonia. “When offered a position, I recommend asking for 24 hours to consider the offer. Sometimes that first offer is not the right fit, and you should continue your job search, if you can.” Congratulations Sonia! (With our team, second from right) #wechangelives

Jul 28 2017

Top wages reaching $43/hour for those with the right acumen: Go behind the scenes at Acumen Environmental Services with Eric Singer & Hannah Tran @ The Gazette - Colorado Springs, in "Get a Job Monday". Call (719) 667-3826 & learn how your business can be featured.

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Jul 25 2017

Reserve your interview with PeopleReady for August 2, 16, & 30. Open positions include Heavy Equipment Operators, Plant Mixers, Packagers, Electricians, General Labor, and Maintenance Mechanics. P/T, F/T, and temp work available. Arrive interview-ready, after reserving your spot at https://www.formsite.com/ppwfc/PeopleReady/index.html.

Jul 25 2017

Local employer SYNQ3 is looking for ordering specialists to help service forward-thinking restaurant brands around the community. Special thanks to Eric Singer & Hannah Tran at gazette.com for telling the story in, "Get a Job Monday". Call (719) 667-3743 & learn how your business can be featured.

A Colorado Springs company's growth could be the source of your career growth. It has numerous open positions for talented, customer-focused employees to help change the way people order, pay and pick up their meals here and across the country. SYNQ3 is looking for ordering specialists to help servi...

Jul 22 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Business Hour's post.

Ready for The Business Hour? The show airs Saturdays at 1 p.m. on KRDO News Radio 105.5 FM & 1240 AM. This week, Robin Lovewell, Business Services Specialist, and Lauren Shock, from the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, discuss the August 2nd job fair recruiting professional & entry-level talent for our local financial sector. In partnership with the Better Business Bureau, the event takes place at the Workforce Center. More info: ppwfc.org

Jul 20 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center added 15 new photos.

"I believe ending youth homelessness in America is possible," - Shawna Kemppainen, Urban Peak Executive Director. The Pikes Peak Workforce Center proudly joined community partners, elected officials and citizens at Urban Peak's annual, "Off the Street Community Breakfast" to raise awareness of efforts changing the lives of youth experiencing homelessness in our community. Our Young Adult Team proudly partners with Urban Peak to directly & positively change the lives of young people. Learn more: urbanpeak.org

Jul 18 2017

Special thanks to the Colorado Springs Business Journal & Reporter Bob Stephens for spotlighting our efforts to help young adults enter the workforce. Learn more at ppwfc.org, The Pikes Peak Workforce Center Youth Zone, or call 719-667-3860

Work Readiness Series began in February, and the Industry Champions Immersion Program in March. Participants earn $10.04 an hour as interns.

Jul 16 2017

PPWFC CEO/Executive Director Lisa Rice says Workforce Center stepping up recruiting/training efforts for those having trouble finding work, including those looking for their first job out of high school or college, inmates being released from prison and long-term unemployed. Read more:

Colorado Springs employers could attract a roomful of applicants a few years ago for many job openings. Today, they are lucky to get more than a handful of applicants for most jobs and many openings go unfilled for weeks or sometimes months in a job market with the area's unemployment rate near a 50...

Jul 14 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Pikes Peak Workforce Center Youth Zone's post.

Congratulations to the young adult graduates of our most recent Work Readiness Series! All graduates, pictured here with our staff, completed nationally-acclaimed work ethic & soft skills training, “Bring your A-Game to Work”. The training focusses on attendance, accountability, appearance, public speaking, extraordinary customer service and professional communication skills that are highly-valued in the workforce. The grads are now eligible to begin a one-week paid immersion with local employers in consideration for 360-hour paid internships in an in-demand career. Learn more at ppwfc.org #wechangelives

Jul 14 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Business Hour's post.

Ready for The Business Hour? The show airs Saturdays at 1 p.m. on KRDO News Radio 105.5 FM & 1240 AM. This week The Pikes Peak Workforce Center visits Nick Miller, Ranch Manager of Nodikin Ranches. The partnership has established a 360-hour Workforce Center-paid opportunity for a young adult farmhand/goat attendant at the ranch. Listen & learn how the Pikes Peak Workforce Center can help your business and local jobseekers, always at no cost.

Jul 14 2017

Be part of a history-making company and start a new career at the same time! Colorado Springs employer Ford Motor Credit wants you on their team. Go behind the scenes with Eric Singer & Hannah Tran @ The Gazette - Colorado Springs, "Get a Job Monday". Call (719) 667-3743 & learn how your business can be featured.

Do you want to be a part of a history-making company and start a new career at the same time? A business with strong ties to Colorado Springs wants you to be on their team. Ford Motor Credit is looking for permanent full-time employees to help customers and Ford dealers make Ford dreams come true. T...

Jul 14 2017

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center shared The Pikes Peak Workforce Center Youth Zone's post.

Lexi Ellis, Young Adult Team Member, conducts a work evaluation at Nodikin Ranches in Teller County for Michael Ottesen, 23. Michael is working as a farmhand/ goat attendant as part of a paid internship through the workforce center young adult program. Michael is gaining relevant experience toward his career goal to attend veterinarian technician’s school. He is also earning a dairy goat industry certification with potential to receive tuition assistance for vet tech school. For more information on opportunities available through the Workforce Center, call (719) 667-3860 or visit ppwfc.org

Jul 14 2017

Ready to take your career to the next level? Be your own boss & work as an independent contractor for The Gazette delivering newspapers each morning. Go behind the scenes with Eric Singer & Hannah Tran @ The Gazette - Colorado Springs, "Get a Job Monday". Call (719) 667-3743 & learn how your business can be featured.

Ready to take that next step in your career and become your own boss? Work as an independent contractor for the Gazette and deliver a precious Pulitzer Prize winning news resource that's been in the Colorado Springs area since 1872. In our exclusive Get a Job Monday segment, Eric Singer has the deta...