Issue 6.43
October 23, 2020
Career Advancement Through
Stackable Credentials
The health sector of our economy is important, broad, and more diverse than most people think. The impression most envision of our health care industry are scores of nurses and doctors rushing about at our hospitals, people in lab coats conducting drug research, your local pharmacist, or the P.A. and friendly staff you have come to know when visiting your physician at his or her office. Many of these jobs require years of education and training. However, there are many, very important, entry level positions that offer opportunity and advancement in this growing and influential part of our economy. Read more >
October 28 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The federal election is just around the corner! Join the Delaware State Chamber for a webinar with Ashlee Rich Stephenson, vice president and national political director at the US Chamber of Commerce. Ashlee will review recent polling data around the presidential race as well as key US House and Senate races.

Admission is free. Register >
Rapid Workforce Training
Offered for Unemployed and Underemployed Delawareans
On August 3, 2020, Governor John Carney signed Executive Order #43 (E043) creating the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative to assist Delaware workers and their families who have lost jobs and income due to the COVID-19 crisis. In partnership, the Delaware Department of Labor, Division of Employment and Training, and Delaware Workforce Development Board issued a funding opportunity to provide guidance on the workforce training services.

“Delaware Tech is proud to offer this training at a time when many Delawareans are seeking educational opportunities to gain skills and access to jobs,” said Paul Morris, associate vice president of Workforce Development and Community Education. “We look forward to working with our partners and the State to provide the high-quality training that our workforce demands.” Read more >
We need your help!
Take the Small Business Credit Survey
The State Chamber is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct the 2020 Small Business Credit Survey. This survey reaches thousands of small businesses like yours and provides vital information to policymakers who are weighing decisions that affect small businesses. The survey closes October 31, 2020.
Do you have a neighborhood store, café or restaurant that’s struggling, and you’d like to do what you can to help them? Now’s your chance!

The WHYY Small Business Challenge will take place today, October 23 from 6 am to 6 pm. WHYY hosts are inviting you to call in or visit online to donate to WHYY and give a shout out to your favorite small business. WHYY will keep a running tally of the business names, and the business with the most mentions as of 7 pm will receive a special prize – a series of underwriting spots on WHYY FM! Tune in throughout the day – you may hear your favorites, or learn of new favorite spots to visit. Learn more >
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