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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Program Operations Assistant

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Sarah Weisenberger of William Penn Foundation at 1:18 PM

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The Foundation charts a vision consistent with its enduring focus on education, the environment and the cultural vitality of Greater Philadelphia.\n\nThe Foundation’s three core priorities are to:\nIncrease the number of children from low-income families in Philadelphia receiving a high-quality education."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Ensure clean water by protecting the Delaware River watershed."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Foster a vital and diverse cultural region by investing in the health and sustainability of arts and cultural organizations and in great public spaces."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nOur team is inspired by the projects and organizations we support through our grants. We seek candidates who are equally passionate about Philadelphia and believe change can occur through collaboration, hard work, tenacity, and entrepreneurial spirit!\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black","underline":true},"insert":"Position Summary"},{"insert":"\nThe Program Operations Assistant role is responsible for providing a wide scope of administrative support to multiple and varying teams including the scheduling of meetings and travel, preparing documents for presentation and distribution, providing telephone coverage and guest reception, setup and cleanup of meetings, and other general administrative duties as assigned. \n\nDuties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:\nMaintains calendars for program team members on each of the Foundation’s three grantmaking teams and provides scheduling support for Evaluation and Communications departments."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Provides administrative support (phone, distribution of mail, letters, correspondence, filing, printing, desktop publishing, report formatting, etc.)."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Schedules and coordinates travel and accommodations for local and remote meetings with internal and external organizations. Completes paperwork associated with expense reimbursements for designated staff."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Executes a heavy volume of pre- and post-meeting logistics, including technology needs, catering orders, meal setup and cleanup, and re-setting rooms."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Supports Foundation events and convenings, including managing attendee lists, catering orders, A/V, travel, lodging for non-local panelists, and general logistics."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Provide support to creation of quarterly Board books, as well as meeting logistics, as needed. Assists with research and special projects, including presentation of data using spreadsheets, graphs, or charts."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Enters/maintains contact lists and accurate contact records in Microsoft excel and a customized Salesforce database."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Gathers data, makes entries, and runs requested reports in the Foundation’s grants management system (Salesforce)."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Provides daily customer service at the reception desk, including the answering of phone calls and greeting of guests, and handling some or all of the duties in the absence of the Administrative Support Specialist."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Communicates promptly and professionally with board members, staff at all levels, and external guests. Demonstrates excellent customer service in responding to requests and inquiries."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Occasional administrative support to Finance and HR departments."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Performs other duties as assigned."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true},"insert":"Requirements"},{"insert":"\nThree (3) or more years of related support to executive-level personnel."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Strong professional and interpersonal skills, sense of urgency, ownership, and desire to provide high level and creative administrative support."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Well-developed written, proofreading, and verbal communication skills."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Excellent organization, prioritization, judgment, and strong time management skills."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Ability to work collaboratively across departments "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Ability to maintain confidential information."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Strong detail orientation and follow-up skills in all facets of support."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Must demonstrate skills of poise, diplomacy, and tact."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"A high-level of computer and software proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Internet navigation and research, and the ability to use relational databases and other software. While not required, Salesforce experience is preferred."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Proficient use of standard office equipment, including copiers and facsimile machines."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Dependable, with strong work ethic and personal integrity and the ability to provide a high-level of customer service."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Ability to work occasional earlier or later hours to support pre- and post-meetings and events."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true},"insert":"Education"},{"insert":"\nFour (4) year degree in related field, "},{"attributes":{"underline":true},"insert":"or"},{"insert":" equivalent combination of education and experience.\n\n\nThe William Penn Foundation values diversity, inclusion, and equity as matters of fairness and effectiveness. We are committed to hiring and retaining a staff that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, fostering an inclusive working environment where staff of all backgrounds feel welcomed and engaged in the Foundation’s mission, and to promoting racial equity in our work. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"The William Penn Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from individuals underrepresented in the philanthropic sector, including people of color, and persons with non-traditional work and educational experience.  All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Applications may be submitted to "},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"color":"blue","link":""},"insert":""},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"."},{"insert":"\n\n"}]}

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Real People. Talk Real.

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Jennifer Gordon of Novel Plans LLC at 1:35 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Engaging the right audience starts with talking to people in the right way. Understanding the journey and then connecting through meaningful and honest conversation. Being human. Every time and everywhere."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Some marketers worry that swaying too far away from a hard sell could turn people off, and push them toward other products with more overt sales messaging. That being too conversational won’t get the point across, or draw audiences in for the long haul. So how do they stand up, stand out and feel good about making their ROI really happen?"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Investigate. "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Take time to understand a brand and how it can affect, help or change someone’s life. From insurance providers like USAA to one-for-one brands like FIGS Threads for Threads Initiative, there’s always opportunity to make a difference, no matter your audience. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Differentiate. "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Find out who else is in on that conversation, and then find ways to get out ahead of all those guys. That sea of sameness should never mean end of (or lack of) story. Spew confidence like Allbirds or Go Puff, find your platform and then lean into it. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Instigate. "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Talk to the audience, not at them. Lean into the conversation, be authentic and real."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Advocate. "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Find ways to reward the audience, treat them as friends and then let them do the talking for you."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"My 20 years on the agency side has taught me how to take a brand, find its value, start a conversation and make a difference. With every challenge, I simply put on my business hat, and then write content that delivers on brief, adds value and sparks conversation."},{"insert":"\n\n"}]}

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

GPBCH Wellness Summit -

Posted to Event by Mr. Eric Croft of Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health at 12:57 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Please join us for the "},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"link":""},"insert":"2019 Wellness Summit"},{"insert":" of the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH)"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"!"},{"insert":" We are anticipating a gathering of "},{"attributes":{"underline":true},"insert":"over 160 HR/benefits/wellness professionals"},{"insert":" from the region and have a great line up of speakers focusing on topics related to social determinants of health. The event is open to the public (at a GPBCH non-member rate) so be sure to reserve your seat by visiting our "},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"link":""},"insert":"Eventbrite page"},{"insert":" where you can also access the conference agenda and sponsorship list.\n \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Topics Include"},{"insert":":\n \n·        What do we know about social determinants of health and their impact on employers?\n·        Social determinants on the local level: Philadelphia and regional data and activities\n·        Health plan and provider perspectives on social determinants of health\n·        How do social determinants of health influence diabetes onset and outcomes?\n·        Loneliness: the overlooked social determinant of employee health and well-being\n·        What impacts health literacy has on employers\n"}]}

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Bakery Management

Posted to Job Opportunity by Ms. Tina Phillips of The Famous 4th Street Cookie Company at 11:20 AM

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"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Comply with health department and Department of Agriculture standards including preparation for inspection"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      All hands on deck for the holidays, extra hours for those six weeks will be required"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Manage wholesale deliveries and pickups"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Scheduling and hiring"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Implement an owner-approved growth strategy"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Assist with bakery implementation of HAACP and SQF certifications. Be the PCQI staff person"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Maintain HAACP Certifications and Logbooks. Be the point person for all certification issues"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Review and understand company financial reports, including pricing matrix, P&Ls and Budgeting."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"color":"#005480","bold":true},"insert":"Skills Required:"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Ability to multi task and produce in a fast paced environment and troubleshoot"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Must be team oriented. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Willing to work weekends and holidays when required "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Five to seven years’ experience working in and managing a successful wholesale bakery/food service operation for a top-quality brand"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Understanding of finances for bakery businesses"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Proven experience expanding and ramping up operations of a bakery"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Successfully manage a team within a food production setting"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Bachelor’s degree in business or appropriate discipline preferred. Associate Degree with extensive bakery knowledge and experience will also be considered. "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·      Serve Safe Certification Required"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"color":"#005480","bold":true},"insert":"Company Information:"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    Competitive wages "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    Family atmosphere "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    Great and dedicated co-workers "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    Advancement opportunities and growth potential"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    Flexible availability is a must"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    Full time position; some weekends and holidays required"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    Health Insurance"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    6  paid holidays"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    2 weeks paid time vacation"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    401k Retirement Savings Plan with match"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"·    Certifications and Trainings paid"},{"insert":"\n\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":"To express interest in the position, please email Tina Phillips at "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":""},{"attributes":{"color":"#005480"},"insert":" and include a cover letter, resume, references, and salary history. Salary will be based on experience.  Location is East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Tuesday, July 09, 2019

The Inquirer | Monster Summer Career Fair

Posted to Event by Mr. Barry G Barlow of The Philadelphia Inquirer, PBC at 3:57 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Find your next career at the Summer Career Fair. Over 40 employers are eager to meet you. Healthcare, Retail, Sales, Marketing, Transportation, Warehouse, Logistics, Automotive, Armed Services are just a few of the industries that will be ready to start you on a path to a brighter future.\nYou will want to bring copies of your resume’ (print and digital). Be prepared to upload your resume to an employer if requested. Please visit the following sites to upload your resume: "},{"attributes":{"color":"#f84f30","link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":" or "},{"attributes":{"color":"#f84f30","link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Current List of Employers: "},{"insert":"\nBellwether Behavioral Health"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Global Employment Solutions "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Providence "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Avon "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Children's Crisis Treatment Center "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The Inquirer "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Globus Medical "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Preferred Home Health Care "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Traffic Plan "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Choice Party Linens "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Philadelphia Gas Works "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Philadelphia Technician Training Institute "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"US Census Bureau "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":" NJ Advance Media "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Penn Jersey Paper "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"SEPTA "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"PMHCC "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"PeopleShare "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Freedom Mortgage "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"US Customs and Border Protection "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Anthony & Sylvan Pools "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":" \nCo-sponsored: and Monster\nQuestions? Contact Barry Barlow, Advertising Manager at "},{"attributes":{"color":"#f84f30","link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":" \n"}]}

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Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Perfecting The Wardrobe & Image

Posted to Event by Mr. Ron Wilch of Wardrobe Clinic at 10:26 AM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Wardrobe Clinic\nVoted \"The Best Wardrobe Tailor 2017\" Philadelphia Magazine\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"\"Perfecting The Wardrobe & Image\""},{"insert":"\nWardrobe Doctor Ron Wilch\nIn this free workshop you will learn great tips and information on how to build and protect that perfect wardrobe all in two hours. So bring your lunch!\n\nSpecial services!\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Corporate Wardrobe Workshops"},{"insert":"\nWardrobe Clinic lunch time onsite Corporate two hour staff workshops\n*Wardrobe building \n*Perfecting the image\n*Alterations & Fittings\nYour team and co-workers will love you for this!\nTo Learn more about our free wardrobe workshops visit \nFor Onsite Corporate workshops Text For 267-593-1864\n"}]}

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Monday, July 01, 2019

Temple University's Center for Executive Education - Women's Leadership Series

Posted to Event by Mr. Rich Morris of Fox School of Business, Temple University at 10:36 AM

{"ops":[{"insert":"The Women’s Leadership Series is designed to develop and foster the skills necessary for successful business leadership. The series will provide comprehensive instruction from highly experienced leaders and Fox faculty, as well as the opportunity for participants to collaborate and network with other Philadelphia-area professionals, empowering them to advance to executive roles within their organizations and beyond. The series will cover six critical leadership topics over six 3 hour sessions."},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"                                          "},{"insert":"\nThe series is ideal for women who are on the cusp of stepping into the role of director or above and who have been identified as future leaders by their organizations. The Women's Leadership Series moves participants through a logical progression of skill development, with each module as a 3-hour session targeting a high-impact theme in business and leadership growth. \n\nEach workshop will run from 9am - 12 noon followed by a networking lunch reception.\n$2,000/participant; $1,850 early bird registration by 7/24; $1,750/participant for groups of 3 or more\n\nIf you have any questions about the Series or the registration process please contact 215-204-3990 or email "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Putting the Pieces Together: Visualize Your Business Model

Posted to Event by Ms. Isabel Krome of WBEC-East at 6:27 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"This workshop will take you through the lean startup and strategic planning framework "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Business Model Canvas"},{"insert":".\nCost: $10\n\n \nDo you have an idea for a business but aren't sure how the pieces all fit together?\nAre you working in your business and have a great idea for a new strategic direction but need help turning that into a big picture?\nThis workshop will take you through the lean startup and strategic planning framework "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Business Model Canvas"},{"insert":".\n-This visual planning tool was originally published in the bestselling book by Alexander Osterwalder.\n -It is deceptively simple and contains ten blocks to organize your model. These blocks help you see how these pieces interact with each other.\n -Millions have used this simple and powerful tool to design, plan, and identify challenges for new businesses, new products, new projects, or new strategic directions.\nWhat you need to know about this highly interactive workshop:\n-Facilitator Greg Payton will guide you through the basics of the Business Model Canvas.\n -Come prepared to plan your next business or a new direction for your existing business.\n -This is great opportunity to plan with your team, so consider bringing a business partner or other members of your team.\n -We'll spend the day together from 10:00 to 2:00 pm. A light lunch will be served.\n"}]}

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ECFMG Statement on Closure of Hahnemann University Hospital

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Elizabeth Ingraham of Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) at 1:45 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"As a world leader in medical education and healthcare and a part of the Philadelphia region, the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) expresses support and concern for Philadelphia’s Hahnemann University Hospital community in light of Hahnemann’s announced closure.\n\nOur greatest concern is for the patients that rely on Hahnemann for care. We also are focused on impacts on graduate medical education and the talented international physicians training at Hahnemann, who now must find positions in other training programs or leave the United States.\n\nECFMG is a private, nonprofit organization based in University City. Learn more at "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":".\n"}]}

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

THE FORUM OF EXECUTIVE WOMEN NAMES NEW OFFICERS, WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS Lisa Detwiler, Managing Director at FS Investment Solutions, Named President

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Ellen Langas of The Forum of Executive Women at 12:27 PM

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

TPD President, Kevin Johnson, Wins Advocacy Award

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Gwen Himes P.E. of Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. (TPD) at 2:14 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the Transportation Management Association of Chester County (TMACC) named"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" Kevin Johnson, PE"},{"insert":" the Advocacy Award winner during their Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Luncheon. This meeting is held annually for members and colleagues to celebrate TMACC's successes over the past year and honor their members who have gone above and beyond to “live” their mission. Specifically, the award for Advocacy is presented to an individual or group that displays institutional leadership working towards advancing TMACC’s priorities, including improving air quality, congestion mitigation and improving access to transportation.\n\nAs the President of Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. (TPD), Mr. Johnson's areas of expertise are in transportation engineering and design, transportation planning, environmental analyses, and providing expert witness services for accident cases. Foundationally, he believes his duty as an engineer is to be involved in the public decision-making process in order to raise awareness of the need to address the rapidly decaying state of our transportation infrastructure. Over the past few years, Mr. Johnson worked tirelessly for the passage of Acts 88 and 89 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He believes that as engineers, he and his peers are trained to identify and solve problems, so he has dedicated his career to educating the public and elected officials at the local, state and national levels on transportation issues and why increased funding is needed.\n\nMr. Johnson’s efforts and leadership, in part, have also brought recent recognition to the firm; Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association (GVF) named TPD the Engineering Leadership Award winner at their Annual Meeting on May 20, 2019. A representative from GVF said “as they celebrate their 30th anniversary as a firm, we are excited to honor TPD for their dedication as a leader in transportation engineering and design and for their continued support in advancing TDM [transportation demand management] throughout the region.”\n"}]}

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

2019 Philadelphia 100® Awards Nominations Open!

Posted to Event by Mr. Kija Chronister of The Philadelphia Inquirer, PBC at 12:15 PM

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Temple Ambler EarthFest Presents: The Great American Campout 2019

Posted to Event by Ms. Crisbel Baez of Temple University at 10:02 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#007bc2","background":"white","link":""},"insert":"Register Online"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"Break out your gear and join Temple University Ambler for the Great American Campout, the National Wildlife Federation’s celebration of camping as a way to connect with nature and wildlife. Spend an evening under the stars on campus and reconnect with the world around you! "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"The National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Campout is a celebration of camping as a way to connect with nature and wildlife. The benefits from outdoor play for mind, body and spirit are well-documented and help to create a lasting connection to nature and wildlife that help promote happiness and good health. Temple University Ambler is excited to host a campout for new and experienced campers. Spend the night tent camping, go on nature walks, and enjoy stargazing. We look forward to helping people connect with nature and exposing them to the wonder of Temple University Ambler and The Ambler Arboretum. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"The Great American Campout will include: a Tent site, 15’ x 15’ (bring your own tent); outdoor pool swimming; a variety of guided walks and activities, lightning bug evening walk; stargazing with the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers, Hiking 101 and Leave No Trace workshops with the Appalachian Mountain Club - Delaware Valley Chapter, and more! Guests are invited to bring their own food to the Great American Campout. It's the perfect evening for a picnic dinner!"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":" Please Note:"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":" Cooking at the event is prohibited. Refrigeration is also unavailable. A light breakfast of fruit and juice will be provided the morning of July 14. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"Information: 267-468-8108 or "},{"attributes":{"color":"#007bc2","background":"white","link":""},"insert":""},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Electric Vehicle Workshop

Posted to Event by Mr. Tony Bandiero of Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation at 4:36 PM

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Startup Grind ft. Brigitte Daniel

Posted to Event by Ms. Mariah Schmidt of 1776 / Benjamin's Desk at 12:47 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Use code SGPHL-1776 for FREE tickets! \n\nJoin us for a fireside chat with Brigitte Daniel - the Executive Vice President for Wilco Electronic Systems. "},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"For over 40 years Wilco has been dedicated to providing cable television, telecom, and technology services to underserved communities throughout the Philadelphia region. She has become an award winning thought leader addressing inclusion inequities within innovation ecosystems across the Nation. Food and drink will be provided."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Startup Grind ft. Emily Bittenbender

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Mariah Schmidt of 1776 / Benjamin's Desk at 12:44 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#555555"},"insert":"Use code: "},{"attributes":{"color":"#555555","bold":true},"insert":"SGPHL-1776"},{"attributes":{"color":"#555555"},"insert":" for FREE tickets! "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#555555"},"insert":"Startup Grind is an intimate fireside chat with entrepreneurs from our community. These chats are a great way for fellow entrepreneurs to learn from an entrepreneur's journey, best practices, and prove to be a more candid look at what entrepreneurship means. We believe that storytelling is an essential piece of growth and Emily's story is important for all, including fellow entrepreneurs who may not see themselves represented in the current ecosystem. Drinks and food will be provided!"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

TruMark Financial Annual Building Financial Futures Golf Classic at Talamore Country Club in Ambler, PA

Posted to Event by Mr. Ellise Ortiz of TruMark Financial Credit Union at 4:12 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Join us on "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Monday, July 15, 2019"},{"insert":" for our Annual Building Financial Futures Golf Classic at Talamore Country Club in Ambler, PA. Your registration fee includes lunch, golf (18 holes), cocktails/dinner, networking and a day filled with fun.\n\nThe golf outing benefits local schools in need of personal finance resources.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Agenda:"},{"insert":"\n11:00 a.m. - Registration\nNoon - Lunch\n12:30 p.m. - Shotgun start, scramble format   \n6:30 p.m. - Dinner and awards banquet\n\nPlease contact Randi Marmer at "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":" with any questions. More details to follow.\n"}]}

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Blood Drive! July 19th at the Kimmel Center

Posted to Event by Mr. Guy J. Triano of American Red Cross - Eastern Pennsylvania Region at 12:29 PM

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Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Accounting Manager

Posted to Job Opportunity by Suzy Carney of The Carney Group at 4:27 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Brand new Payroll & Accounting Manager opportunity for a well-respected construction firm in "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial","bold":true},"insert":"Warminster"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"!  Full Time opportunity with Benefits!Immediate start date!"},{"insert":"\nThis role will directly support the owner of the company"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Assist with the preparation of payroll for the company"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Candidate should have experience using "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"QuickBooks"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"AIA"},{"insert":" billing a plus, but not required!"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Candidate should have good communication skills, written and verbal, and strong typing capabilities. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Candidate should have strong administrative and critical thinking skills"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Banking Branch Manager

Posted to Job Opportunity by Suzy Carney of The Carney Group at 4:25 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"A well-known and respected bank is opening up a brand new location on the Main Line!  They are looking to hire their next Branch Manager!  If you are friendly, upbeat and passionate about helping people in the community, this is THE job for you!"},{"insert":"\nCandidate should have experience managing a branch of a bank."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Experience working at Credit Union strongly preferred."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Exceptional Benefits that include:\nVery competitive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plans"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Life Insurance"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"401K Match"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Education Reimbursement"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"and More!"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Staff Accountant

Posted to Job Opportunity by Suzy Carney of The Carney Group at 4:24 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Great New Opportunity for a Staff Accountant to join a well-respected manufacturing firm in Philly! This position offers a significant growth opportunity for a hard-working person who is looking be part of a growing business! Competitive compensation package to include great benefits! Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred. Experience in Manufacturing, Distribution, Wholesale a plus!\nOversee the company’s inventory positions, organize inventory, and execute necessary adjustments. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Communicate with operations, the purchasing department, and our controller on inventory related matters."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Ability to maintain our inventory database and work with our cycle count system"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Implement new systems while working with new technology and upgrades to current systems. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Supervise rack configurations effectively and maintains accuracy of all bin locations."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Investigates and resolves inventory discrepancies, outbound delivery shortages, and inventory adjustments."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Capable of calculating figures and comprehending velocity/movement reports."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate with various departments which include operations, purchasing, accounting, etc."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Needs strong computer skills and the ability to navigate databases."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Ability to run reports, create formulas, and spreadsheets."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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IT Account Manager

Posted to Job Opportunity by Suzy Carney of The Carney Group at 4:23 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"We are hiring an IT Client Solutions Manager for a well-respected entrepreneurial firm near "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"Wyomissing"},{"insert":". Great Team to join with positive culture and generous compensation package. Salary plus commissions. This role is client facing and is the point of contact for all IT needs. The "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"CSM"},{"insert":" will interface with all levels as their client end users could be "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"CEOs"},{"insert":", "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"CIOs"},{"insert":", IT Managers, or a Help Desk person.\nProvide Client Account Management for existing or newly established clients and be the "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"POC"},{"insert":" for their IT/Networking/Server issues."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Candidate should be able to "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"multitask"},{"insert":" and be responsive to clients’ needs as they arise."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Positive and Upbeat attitude is important as this role is the face of the company to their clients when in the field"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"CSM"},{"insert":" needs to have a full understanding of the suite of services the company provides in order to educate clients on additional services available to them."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"There is some travel as needed around the immediate region"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Customer service, account management experience and a marketing persona are important backgrounds for this position."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Must have dependable transportation."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Corporate laptop is provided and remote working is available, pending schedules and approvals"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Bachelor’s Degree preferred."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Full Stack Software Engineer

Posted to Job Opportunity by Suzy Carney of The Carney Group at 4:22 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Full Stack Software Engineer: Full-Time-Philadelphia Suburbs"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"*Local candidates only"},{"insert":"\nAs a member of a fast growing team, within a growing area of the business, this role presents exciting opportunities for career progression. Working with an enormous breadth of data, you will be able to design and develop data science applications on the latest big data platforms. As a member of the team of data science software engineers and data scientists you will have the opportunity and support to develop truly innovative solutions in support of the business.\nInvolved in every stage of the product development "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"lifecycle"},{"insert":", you will work with data scientists to turn working prototypes into well-abstracted reusable modules, build software to expose data science to business users through responsive "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"UIs"},{"insert":", and support a culture of continuous improvement. As an expert software developer, you will provide hands-on technical leadership, including application architecture, release responsibilities, code / quality reviews, and engineering best practices.\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Responsibilities: "},{"insert":"\nCollaborating with business owners, subject matter experts, and go to market teams to develop data science applications and services to support "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"CRO"},{"insert":" business, including optimizing design and execution of clinical trials, and improving risk management. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Collaborating on multiple projects from concept to completion. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Designing and developing micro services to enable integration with legacy applications."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Writing automated tests to verify the application/service functionality."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Documenting the application design and architecture."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Requirements:"},{"insert":"\nA Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or a related field"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"5+ years of professional programming experience in a high level language like Python, Java, "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"Scala"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"3+ years of relevant collaborative software development experience."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Extensive experience with dynamic scripting languages such as Python and R."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Extensive experience work in "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"Hadoop"},{"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"eco"},{"insert":" system like YARN, Hive, Impala, Map Reduce,"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Experience working with large volumes of complex data, preferably in distributed frameworks such as Spark, "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"SparkR"},{"insert":" and "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"PySpark"},{"insert":"."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Experience working in a Linux/"},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"Unix"},{"insert":" environment"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Experience with web application development using Flask, "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"Django"},{"insert":" or other web framework and experience with newer JS frameworks (Angular, React, etc.)"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Strong Functional and Object Oriented development background"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Experience working in a collaborative agile environment"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Local language skills, to an advanced level (spoken and written), with complete fluency in English."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Executive Assistant

Posted to Job Opportunity by Suzy Carney of The Carney Group at 4:20 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"We are hiring an Administrative Assistant for a financial services firm in Delaware County"},{"insert":"\nSalary plus bonus, generous "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"PTO"},{"insert":" & 401K\nResponsibilities include scheduling meetings, providing travel support, answering inbound telephone calls, greeting and assisting "},{"attributes":{"background":"initial"},"insert":"onsite"},{"insert":" guests"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Candidate should have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, with a sense of urgency and keen attention to detail. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Additional responsibilities are maintaining calendars, creating business expense reports"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Meticulous attention to detail"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The ability to handle and manage confidential information"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Candidate should have strong communication skills, written and verbal"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Excellent interpersonal communication skills for dealing with internal & external contacts"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Experience using Microsoft Office Suite"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Can I Legally Lose My Job for Undergoing Drug Treatment?

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Joseph Ashdale of Ambrosia Treatment Center at 3:41 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"For many addicts and alcoholics, the biggest fear about inpatient treatment losing their job and falling behind on bills. No one wants to tell their boss or their co-workers that they have a problem, not to mention the fact that they will need to take significant time off for rehab. Some addicts hesitate when getting help because they worry about how people in the workplace will react. Fortunately, there are protections in place for people who want to get help. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)"},{"insert":"\n\nFMLA is a federal law which entitles eligible employees to take unpaid, protected leave from work for family and medical reasons. Typically, employees are allowed to keep their health insurance during their time off. FMLA applies to serious health conditions that make it difficult or impossible for the employee to perform his or her work. \n\nEmployees are entitled to 12 weeks of leave in a 12-month period, which could potentially cover up to 90 days of rehabilitation. The employer may not take action against an employee for seeking substance abuse treatment. To be eligible for FMLA, an employee must work for a company for at least 12 months and have worked over 1,250 hours. Absenteeism from work due to drug abuse is not covered under the Family Medical Leave Act. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)"},{"insert":"\n\nThe ADA protects employees against discrimination due to an illness or disability. Alcoholism is a qualified illness under the ADA, so businesses cannot discriminate against active or recovering alcoholics. And, companies must make reasonable accommodations for recovering employees, including reasonable time off for therapy or support meetings. There are exceptions, though. If an employee’s performance suffered before treatment, and the employer can prove the issue, then the ADA does not offer protection to this employee.  \n\nIllegal drug use is not covered under the ADA, whether someone is a first-time user or fully addicted. However, if an employee who is sober but has a history of addiction, is covered by the ADA. It is best to check with the current employer’s health insurance to verify coverage.\n"}]}

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Monday, June 03, 2019

JumpStart- Business Launch

Posted to Event by Ms. Isabel Krome of WBEC-East at 11:37 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"JumpStart - Business Launch"},{"insert":" is a three-hour workshop with a panel of experts who will help you understand how to successfully launch a business. In the Business Launch workshop you will: \n \nLearn the City of Philadelphia licensing, zoning, and inspection requirements •"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Understand the different types of legal entities and how to choose a legal structure for your business "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Learn the basics of small business bookkeeping  "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Learn about insurance for small businesses "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n\nThis workshop is part of our JumpStart series, a low cost, flexible five-week workshop series that helps prospective business owners increase their chances for success and reduce the risks associated with starting a business. \n\nLimited financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact our office for a financial aid application at 215-790-9232. Course fees are non-refundable. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Fee:"},{"insert":" $35 \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Registration: "},{"insert":"5:45 \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Class:"},{"insert":" 6:00 - 9:00\n"}]}

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Friday, May 31, 2019

JumpStart - The Business Plan

Posted to Event by Ms. Isabel Krome of WBEC-East at 6:39 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"The three-hour "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"JumpStart Business Plan "},{"insert":"workshop will help you understand the elements, applications, and contents of a good business plan.\n\nThe Business Plan is a workshop on planning for business success. Sound business planning is an essential ingredient for success. A well-conceived business plan is also the key to securing necessary funds for an entrepreneur's start-up or expansion.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"In the Business Plan workshop you will:"},{"insert":"\n• Understand what a business plan is.\n• Understand why a business plan is necessary.\n• Learn the elements and contents of a good business plan.\n• Learn how to develop and write a business plan.\n• Learn the steps in the business planning process.\n• Create a mission statement.\n\nThis workshop is part of our JumpStart series, a low cost, flexible five-week workshop series that helps prospective business owners increase their chances for success and reduce the risks associated with starting a business. \n\nLimited financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact our office at 215-790-9232 for a financial aid application. Course fees are non-refundable.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Fee:"},{"insert":" $35\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Registration: "},{"insert":"5:45\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Class:"},{"insert":" 6:00 - 9:00\n"}]}

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JumpStart - Financial Analysis

Posted to Event by Ms. Isabel Krome of WBEC-East at 2:53 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"JumpStart - Financial Analysis "},{"insert":"is a three-hour workshop on understanding the importance of good financial management for your business. Learn the importance of knowing and analyzing the sources of your business revenue. Learn how to project sales and what the impact of the target market's characteristics could be on cash flow and sales projections.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" In the Financial Analysis workshop, you will: "},{"insert":"\n Learn the keys to good recordkeeping. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Learn how to evaluate the financial health of your business. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Determine the amount of financing needed for a new business. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Determine start-up costs. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Project first year revenues. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Do cash flow projections. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Do profit and loss projections. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nThis workshop is part of our JumpStart series, a low cost, flexible five-week workshop series that helps prospective business owners increase their chances for success and reduce the risks associated with starting a business. \n\nLimited financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact our office for a financial aid application at 215-790-9232. \n\nCourse fees are non-refundable. \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Fee:"},{"insert":" $35 \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Registration:"},{"insert":" 5:45 \n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Class:"},{"insert":" 6:00 - 9:00\n"}]}

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JumpStart - Market Research

Posted to Event by Ms. Isabel Krome of WBEC-East at 2:47 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"JumpStart - Market Research"},{"insert":" is a three-hour workshop to help you gather and integrate information about the kind of business you are planning to develop. Learn what market research is and how to use it to assess the potential of your business idea. Learn a process to conduct your own market research. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"In the Market Research workshop you will:"},{"insert":"\n• Understand the definition and importance of market research.\n• Learn how to do your own market research.\n• Use your market research to assess your business idea.\n• Learn if your business idea is feasible and profitable.\n• Learn if you can achieve your personal as well as business goals.\n• Learn the key to profitable market research.\n• Learn how to research and evaluate other business ideas.\n\nThis workshop is part of our JumpStart series, a low cost, flexible five-week workshop series that helps prospective business owners increase their chances for success and reduce the risks associated with starting a business. Register here and on the other workshop pages to pick and choose the workshops that most interest you, or register for the entire series for a discount at the JumpStart series page.\n\nLimited financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact our office at 215-790-9232 for a financial aid application. Course fees are non-refundable.\n\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Registration:"},{"insert":" 5:45\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Class:"},{"insert":" 6:00 - 9:00  \n\n"},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":"Register and learn more here"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Fee:"},{"insert":" $35\n"}]}

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JumpStart - Before You Start

Posted to Event by Ms. Isabel Krome of WBEC-East at 1:38 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Before You Start "},{"insert":"is a three-hour workshop to help you become thoroughly familiar with the fundamentals of self-employment/business ownership and begin work on the transition from employee to business owner. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"In the Before You Start workshop you will: "},{"insert":"\nAssess yourself personally, financially, and in relation to starting your own business. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Evaluate your business idea."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Learn the pros and cons of self-employment. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Learn how to identify business opportunities. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Learn how to make the transition from job holder to business owner. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Identify steps and resources to make your dream a reality. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Cost:"},{"insert":" $35 - Pre-registration required.  \n\n"},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":"Click here for registration and more information. "},{"insert":"\n\nThis workshop is part of our JumpStart series, a low cost, flexible five-week workshop series that helps prospective business owners increase their chances for success and reduce the risks associated with starting a business. You register for workshops individually, or, if you plan to attend the entire series, "},{"attributes":{"link":"¢er=12010&topicnum=2&days=360&sort=M&layout=0"},"insert":"you can register for all five at a discounted rate here.  "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":" The JumpStart Series workshops: "},{"insert":"\nBefore You Start – July 23, 2019 - learn how to move from employee to business owner "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Market Research – July 30, 2019 - teaches how to assess the feasibility of your business ideas "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Financial Analysis – August 6, 2019 - provides financial basics critical to business success "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"The Business Plan – August 13, 2019 - helps business owners plan for growth and profitability "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Business Launch – August 20, 2019 - understand the legal, financial, insurance, employment and tax requirements for getting your business off the ground.  "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nLimited financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact our office at 215-790-9232 for a financial aid application. Course fees are non-refundable.\n"}]}

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