March Newsletter

Upcoming Events

March 4

Free Coworking Days at Elevator Co-Warehousing

Every first Monday of the month - Free coworking days.

Elevator Co-Warehousing + Community – Omaha


March 5

Business Plan: Snap & Boost Program

Provides insight to both new entrepreneurs as well as those who started a business without fundamental business knowledge

GROW Nebraska Women's Business Center


March 6

UNO & MCC Speed Networking Event for Educators & Business Professionals

Shattering barriers between educators and businesses, fostering a deeper understanding of diverse tech careers

Omaha STEM Ecosystem


March 7

Refugees in NE: The Afghan Community

Scholarly knowledge on refugees in Nebraska and global refugee trends through research, teaching, and community engagement.



March 13

Work With Us Wednesdays

Learn about what services HWS can offer your growing business.



March 13

Developing a Business Plan

Familiarize yourself with the eight parts of a business plan.

Nebraska Enterprise Fund


March 14

Storytelling for Impact

Storytelling has maintained a uniquely impacted position in defining culture, motivating action and bringing people together.

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network


March 18

Supporting and Including Skilled Immigrants in the Workplace

Understanding Credential Evaluations and Skill Recognition for Skilled Immigrant Professionals

Career Ladder


March 19

Disability Inclusion Network Mthly Mtg

Elevate disability inclusion in the workplace and marketplace.

Center for Disability Inclusion


March 20

Omaha Table Talk: Neurodivergence

Navigating a Neurotypical World

Inclusive Communities


March 20

Work Life Balance for Optimal Team Productivity

Tips and tools for small business owners to juggle the demands of entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneur's Education Collaborative


March 20

Making it Rain Career Fair

Ready to hire? Shoot your shot at this free hiring event and speak to candidates who are ready to work now!



March 21

Women in Government Contracting Symposium

Each year, the Federal government aims to award at least 3% of all contracting dollars to certified Women-Owned Small Businesses. 

NBDC APEX Accelerator


March 21

How to get the most our of Microsoft Office

Find out tips and tricks to get the most out of programs within Office 365.

GROW Nebraska


March 26

Conversations for Change

Second annual Jane H. & Rabbi Sidney H. Brooks Conversations for Change series, featuring the non-binary comic and actor, Bob the Drag Queen

Inclusive Communities


March 27

My Career Story: Danielle Jones

Join Super Designs as they give you some good marketing tips for your business



March 28

Budget-Friendly Marketing for Small Businesses

Unlock the potential of cost-effective marketing strategies tailored for small businesses.

GROW Nebraska


March 28

2024 YP Summit

A day of education, inspiration and connection.

Greater Omaha Chamber


Free Hiring Events

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Come in for an Employer Spotlight Event!

This is a mini hiring event featuring your business only! These are from 11-2 on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. You are given a table and chairs in the resource room, which gives your the opportunity to connect with job seekers and show case your open positions.

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My Career Story a part of the

HWS Illumin8 Series💡

Join us in featuring, Danielle Jones.

Danielle is a Claims Director for Lincoln Financial Group and is a 15-year veteran of the claim’s organization. Lincoln Financial group offers Group Protection products and services to millions of customers through company benefits and payroll deductions. Danielle is also a Medical Assistant and former Nail Technician who ran her own business for 15 years.  Danielle has held many leadership roles since she was 18 years old starting with her first managerial role at McDonalds on 30th and Ames. She has had held either mentoring or leadership roles at Baker’s Supermarket, Popeye’s, West Teleservices, and Ancillary Care Management. 

Danielle joined the Lincoln team in August of 2008. She began her career as a Short-Term Disability claims specialist, was promoted to a senior/lead claims specialist in 2009 and later promoted to supervisor in 2012. She was promoted to manager in 2013. Danielle was later promoted to Claims Director in August of 2018, overseeing millions of dollars in premium daily. 


In the 15 years that Danielle has been with LFG, she has worn many hats as a subject matter expert for internal practices and controls, with a focus on innovation & strategy in all roles that she has occupied. 

In her current Director role, she leads 4 managers, 4 supervisors and 1 consultant. Danielle is well versed in risk management, service delivery, customer satisfaction, problem solving, relationship building, in addition to talent management.

Danielle holds a Disability Income Associates designation through AHIP. She has a diploma in Medical Assisting and a Certification as a Nail Tech. She is a Yellow Belt with Lean- Six Sigma and is also a co-lead for the African American Business Resources Group for Lincoln in the Omaha, Ne location.  

Danielle is proof that hard work, ambition & aspiration pay off. Danielle loves to do bead work, travel, binge watch crime stories and shop “thrifty.”  

Register Today!

Exciting Things Are Happening

Good Reads👀

New Project | Landscapes of Belonging: Refugee Experiences in Nebraska & Beyond

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ACT Work Ready Community in Douglas County, Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Labor Worker Training Grants

Post Jobs & Find Candidates here

Tax Credits, Fidelity Bonds and other Incentive Programs

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