Job Seekers Welcome at Union County College’s
TLD Talent Network Career Awareness Day


Job-seekers will benefit from two events this spring at Union County College.   The first, a Career Awareness Event is designed to bring TLD job seekers together with industry leaders and human resource professionals from companies in TLD (Transportation, Logistics and Distribution) industry sectors. It will take place on April 24th, 2012 at 9 AM to 12 PM at the Thomas H. Brown Center at The Kellogg Building, 40 W. Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ (5th Floor).

Agenda

9:00 Christina Hertzog,  Project Director at Heldrich Center & NJ Transportation Logistics & Distribution (TLD) Talent Network Coordinator

9:20 Ann Strauss-Weider, Principal at Strauss-Weider, Inc. and President, NJ Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

9:50 Ed Cole, Director of Operations and Transportation, East Coast Warehouse

10:10 Patty Anderson, Director, Clark Public Library

10:30 Panel Discussion Including:

Nate Miller, Senior Recruiter, A.Duie Pyle
Todd Hyland, Job Placement Director, Smith and Solomon
Velma Keith, Senior Transportation Analyst, Global Transportation, Johnson & Johnson
TBD

11:00 Workshop for Job Seekers


Job seekers are encouraged to attend to obtain information regarding jobs and careers in supply chain management, logistics, transportation, operations, material transport, inventory, warehousing, trucking and more. Professionals who are in career transition, unemployed, underemployed, experienced and inexperienced in this industry sector are welcome.

Ann Strauss-Weider and Ed Cole are industry leaders who will share the experience and knowledge gained over their long careers in supply chain management and transportation. Christina Hertzog will talk about employment prospects in New Jersey for professional and entry level job candidates in TLD functional areas. Included will be information regarding training, education and skill requirements in a variety of positions. In addition, Patty Anderson, Director of the Clark Public Library will introduce internet-based job search tools where listings for TLD openings can be found.

It is advisable to bring your current resume. At the conclusion of the formal agenda, a workshop on How-To Polish Your job search to gain entry to the job you seek in TLD will be offered.

The second event is a Job Fair at Union County College’s Cranford campus on May 2, 2012. Companies from the Transportation, Logistics and Distribution fields will join our Spring Job Fair to speak to job seekers about current job and career opportunities.

Let us know you are coming, send an email to Toomey@ucc.edu . Information regarding this event can be found on the Union County College website at www.ucc.edu/go/ibi (follow link to TLD Events) or call 908-527-7207.