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Rail expansion projects present historic opportunities for Valley businesses

Rail expansion projects present historic opportunities for Valley businesses

Over the next two decades rail improvements and construction are going to present one of the largest opportunities for area businesses.

Nearly $2 billion of rail construction and improvements are coming in the next year alone.

Modesto’s HIREvent an Oasis for Job Hunters

Modesto’s HIREvent an Oasis for Job Hunters

For Central Valley job hunters, good opportunities can seem as rare as a summer downpour. But jobs will be raining down at Modesto’s HIREvent, where numerous employers will be eager to fill immediate openings.

Modesto’s HIREvent will be held on Tuesday, July 23rd, from noon to 4pm in the Clarion Inn Conference Center at 1612 Sisk Road. This popular job fair will bring together representatives from the public and private sectors to meet jobseekers in person.

Applicants should dress professionally and be prepared to impress prospective employers. Employment experts will be on hand for free consultations with those who would like to ensure that their resume shines.

Admission is free to this exceptional employment event. For more information, go online to JobJournal.com or call 888-THE-JOBS (843-5627).

Source: HIREvent

Stay Away from These 7 Mistakes When Growing a Business While in School

Stay Away from These 7 Mistakes When Growing a Business While in School

“What is one thing young entrepreneurs should NOT do while growing a business at college or while in high school?”

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.

1. Grow too Fast

News10 My Neighborhood to receive award today at Kross Kountry-4-Kids Celebration

News10 My Neighborhood to receive award today at Kross Kountry-4-Kids Celebration

Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice Finishes April 14th

A BBQ celebration Sunday hosted by Folsom Harley-Davidson marks the conclusion of a two week cross country and back ride for Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice.  The Army Of Angels,the International Child Abuse Prevention Task Force, Folsom HOG and dozens of other groups will be in attendance at the event scheduled from Noon until 3:00 P.M.  The runs accomplishments, reviewing the current call to action over the next year to better protect children and making some major announcements about Kross Kountry-4-Kids 2014. will be covered.

Smart Money @ Your Library

Smart Money @ Your Library

Learn how to better manage your personal finances with Smart Money at the Stanislaus County Library. Several libraries will be offering special financial programming April 17 – 27. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about managing 401Ks, applying for mortgages, saving for the future, establishing savings and checking accounts and more! All programs are free and provide an excellent opportunity to learn from local financial consultants and representatives. Programs are being held:

  • Ceres……………………………………………………………….. Monday, April 22 at 6 p.m.
  • Smart Money/Smart Ideas. A representative from H & R Block will discuss managing a 401K plan, how investing can reduce the amount paid in taxes, and new Health Care law information. This is a bilingual presentation.

 

700 Jobs at Modesto’s HIREvent!

700 Jobs at Modesto’s HIREvent!

Modesto’s HIREvent will feature a variety of job opportunities and recruiters from a wide range of Modesto area employers, plus free expert help with resumes. For more information, visit JobJournal.com or call

888-THE-JOBS (843-5627).

WHAT:       Modesto’s HIREvent

WHERE:   Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 1612 Sisk Road

WHEN:      Tuesday, March 12, noon – 4pm

 

WHO:         American Buildings Company, Plastipak Packaging, ADT,

                   E. & J. Gallo Winery, San Joaquin Valley College,

Stanislaus County Fair finalist among elite companies in the US

Stanislaus County Fair finalist among elite companies in the US

The Stanislaus County Fair received notification that they are one of the finalists in the PR News Twitter: Marketing Campaign category.

            PR News, a leading public relations publication is known across the country and the industry as a strategic resource as well as a training tool.  PR News has nine prestigious award programs that highlight top talent and creativity across the country and within the spectrum of the public relations and communications arena.

The Stanislaus County Fair is a finalist among elite companies in our country for the Twitter: Marketing Campaign category such as: American Airlines, National Geographic Channel and Intersport.  See PR News website for more details http://bit.ly/VF8gqo