• Local Chamber to Host How-To Video Mini Series for Skill Development

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    July 29, 2020
    Local Chamber to Host How-To Video Mini Series for Skill Development
     
    July 28, 2019, Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Mid-State Technical College and Marshfield Clinic to host a How-To Video Mini Series.

    The Chamber will be holding virtual videos to help those looking to advance some of their job skills. This Mini-Series will be presented live on Wednesdays at 7 AM starting August 5th and concluding the final session on September 2nd. This is just in time to put the Mini Series to use for the Employment and Resource Fair held at East Junior High School. Each session will have a new topic.
    • August 5th - Resume Writing
    • August 12th - Interviewing
    • August 19th - Job Searching
    • August 26th - Mental Health and Wellness
    • September 2nd - Using Social Media Resources
     
    There is no fee to attend and they are open to the public. Attendees can join all or individual sessions. The video recordings will be available online after the session on social media and the Chamber’s website. Sessions are led by experts in their industries from Mid-State Technical College and Marshfield Clinic.

    “These short videos were created as a helpful resource for individuals seeking and preparing for a new career. We know career transition can be confusing and often stressful so having access to these videos will help guide the way”, said Vice President of Mid-State Workforce Development and Community Relations, Dr. Bobbi Damrow. “It is our hope that individuals changing careers will find their future right here in the area.”
     
    Attendees can register at wisconsinrapidschamber.com/events/.
    For additional questions contact Angel Whitehead, President for the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce at president@wisconsinrapidschamber.com or by phone at 715-423-1830.

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    Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic investor organization comprised of non-profit, educational, government, and small and large businesses. The mission of the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce is to strengthen the economy and enhance quality of place. By following our mission, our vision is to be the first choice for investors by providing resources, opportunities, and advocacy.
     
    Mid-State, one of 16 colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System, offers associate degrees, technical diplomas and certificates in a variety of high-demand fields. With campuses in Adams, Marshfield, Stevens Point, and Wisconsin Rapids, the College district serves a resident population of approximately 172,421. Mid-State’s supportive environment, state-of-the-art technology and faculty with professional experience in the fields they teach provide Mid-State graduates with real-world skills, knowledge, experience and confidence they need for an in-demand career. More than 9 in 10 Mid-State graduates are employed within six months of graduation. Visit the College’s website at mstc.edu.
     
    Marshfield Clinic Health System is an integrated health system whose mission is to enrich lives through accessible, affordable compassionate health care. The Health System serves Wisconsin with more than 11,000 employees including over 1,200 providers comprising 86 specialties, health plan, and research and education programs. Primary operations include Marshfield Clinic; Marshfield Medical Center hospitals in Marshfield, Eau Claire, Rice Lake, Minocqua, Neillsville, Beaver Dam and Ladysmith; Marshfield Children’s Hospital; Marshfield Clinic Research Institute; Security Health Plan and Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation. Learn more at marshfieldclinic.org.
     
    Contact:
    Angel Whitehead, President
    president@wisconsinrapidschamber.com, (715) 422-4861