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Money Talks: Employment in MS

Are you interested in a better job? Looking for a first job or are unemployed? The Mississippi Department of Employment Security is a resource for you. Experts from MDES will answer your job fair, win job center, and unemployment questions.  Our guests are from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Daphne James with the WIN Jobs Center, Adam Todd with the Governor’s Job Fair, and Jeff Rhodes a Benefits specialist. 


Podcasts about MS 529 College Savings Plans:

http://moneytalks.mpbonline.org/episodes/money-talks-treasurer-david-mcrae

http://moneytalks.mpbonline.org/episodes/money-talks-529-savings-plans

http://moneytalks.mpbonline.org/episodes/money-talks-back-to-school-finances


Website for Mississippi Department of Employment Security: https://mdes.ms.gov/

Job Fair Calendar: https://www.jobfairs.ms.gov/event-calendar


Look for the MDES MS Works app in the Apple app store. For android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.msstate.nsparc.mdes&hl=en_US&gl=US


  • Local Win Job Centers are now open - 05/18/2021
  • Governor's Job Fair Network are drive through now - 05/18/2021


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9/14/2021

Money Talks: Workforce Wednesdays

Workforce Wednesdays is a program from the Education Department of MPB. Dr. Tara Wren, Director of Education and Jasmine Harvey, Student Engagement Specialist are with us today to explain the initiative and let us know how anyone in Mississippi can participate. https://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/ https://education.mpbonline.org/Participants in Workforce Wednesday get information about workforce development including mentoring programs, apprenticeships, work-based learning and soft skills. With the pandemic these networking get togethers are virtual so anyone can participate.Workforce Wednesday occurs every third Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. It’s a service of the Education Department of Mississippi Public Broadcasting.Project SEARCH Mississippi: An MDRS Workforce InitiativeSeptember 15, 202111:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Project SEARCH connects high school seniors with disabilities to employers waiting to hire them after they graduate.Learn more about this program and how your school or employer can get involved.Videos:Confessions of a Word Nerd - February 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji1YBYS_kuA&ab_channel=MPBEducationHow to Improve Your Personal Brand on Zoom- March 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIjElyuzsGk&t=14s&ab_channel=MPBEducationPlease Wear Pants to Work – April2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctLxbZ0dsc4&t=1664s&ab_channel=MPBEducationCustomer Service Still Matters – May 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut-NhDPV--I&ab_channel=MPBEducationGetting Back to Work in Mississippi – June2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4PXQbos m8k&ab_channel=MPBEducationAmerican Graduate Path to the Future – July 2021 https://youtu.be/F_qdZeMrsNkCustomer Service Employment Academy – August 2021 https://youtu.be/-FQNTx1XtXkPastWorkforce Wednesdays with blog summaries:Lunch and Learn with CN Railroadhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/lunch-and-learn-workforce-wednesday-with-cn-railroad/MS Coding Academy featured at Workforce Wednesdayhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/workforce-wednesday-with-ms-coding-academy/Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann speaks at MPB's Workforce Wednesday Luncheonhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/secretary-of-state-delbert-hosemann-speaks-at-mpbs-workforce-wednesday-luncheon/Counselor's Workforce https://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/counselors-workforce-luncheon/Military OneSource Offers Myriad Services to Service Members and https://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/military-onesource-offers-myriad-services-to-service-members-and-civilians/Why Hiring a Veteran is a Plus for Employershttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/why-hiring-a-veteran-is-a-plus-for-employers/Murphy Shares Lessons on Mentoring at Workforce Wednesday Eventhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/murphy-shares-lessons-on-mentoring-at-workforce-wednesday-event/Commissioner Cecil Brown shares state’s problems, solutions during Workforce Wednesday Luncheonhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/commissioner-cecil-brown-shares-states-problems-solutions-during-workforce-wednesday-luncheon/Apprenticeship is a workforce development solution benefiting individuals and employers https://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/apprenticeship-is-a-workforce-development-solution-benefiting-individuals-and-employers/Waller talks opportunity, career coaches and strengthening Mississippi's workforcehttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/waller-talks-opportunity-career-coaches-and-strengthening-mississippis-workforce/