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How to Answer That First Interview Question: "Can You Tell Me About Yourself?"

The common interview question, "Can you tell me about yourself?" feels like it should be easy to answer. You're the expert on yourself, after all. But all too often, this question, though intended to be a conversation starter, feels ultra stressful and can even paralyze job seekers.Don't worry. If

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How to Answer That First Interview Question: "Can You Tell Me About Yourself?"

The common interview question, "Can you tell me about yourself?" feels like it should be easy to answer. You're the expert on yourself, after all. But all too often, this question, though intended to be a conversation starter, feels ultra stressful and can even paralyze job seekers.Don't worry. If

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SUPPORTING WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH

Focusing on employee wellness not only benefits your employees but can boost your company’s bottom line as well. Estimates that one in five Americans experience some form of mental illness, most without getting treatment, means that many will continue to struggle with their issues, impacting both

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SUPPORTING WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH

Focusing on employee wellness not only benefits your employees but can boost your company’s bottom line as well. Estimates that one in five Americans experience some form of mental illness, most without getting treatment, means that many will continue to struggle with their issues, impacting both

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About the Employee Vaccine Mandate

From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce:You've likely heard that President Biden's vaccine mandate will take effect in the coming weeks and are wondering how it might impact your small business. The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed an Emergency

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About the Employee Vaccine Mandate

From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce:You've likely heard that President Biden's vaccine mandate will take effect in the coming weeks and are wondering how it might impact your small business. The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed an Emergency

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Renee Del Valle Buchanan joins the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPOTTSVILLE, Pa., October 4, 2021 – The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce, Renee Del Valle Buchanan has joined the Chamber staff as the community outreach director.The community outreach director position was recently developed by the Chamber in an effort to

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Renee Del Valle Buchanan joins the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPOTTSVILLE, Pa., October 4, 2021 – The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce, Renee Del Valle Buchanan has joined the Chamber staff as the community outreach director.The community outreach director position was recently developed by the Chamber in an effort to

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U.S. Small Business COVID-19 Relief Update

The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar via Zoom with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The U.S. SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District presented information on pandemic assistance available to small businesses and shared an overview of its programs and services.Zoom Webinar Recording

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U.S. Small Business COVID-19 Relief Update

The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar via Zoom with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The U.S. SBA Eastern Pennsylvania District presented information on pandemic assistance available to small businesses and shared an overview of its programs and services.Zoom Webinar Recording

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MEET YOUR AMBASSADORS: Meet Liz Brensinger

MEET YOUR AMBASSADORS!: Liz Brensinger is a Youth Career Navigator at PA CareerLink Schuylkill County working with the youth ages 14-24 to gain work experience in Schuylkill County Businesses. Prior to her time at CareerLink, Liz attained both her Bachelors and Master’s Degrees from Kutzown

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MEET YOUR AMBASSADORS: Meet Liz Brensinger

MEET YOUR AMBASSADORS!: Liz Brensinger is a Youth Career Navigator at PA CareerLink Schuylkill County working with the youth ages 14-24 to gain work experience in Schuylkill County Businesses. Prior to her time at CareerLink, Liz attained both her Bachelors and Master’s Degrees from Kutzown

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Small Groups Should Consider Minimum Premium Arrangements

MEMBER SUBMISSION FROM MY BENEFIT ADVISOR: Until recently, self-funding has only been a realistic option for larger groups.  Now, however, with the advent of “level funded” programs, small groups can obtain the advantages of traditional self-funding with the benefit of stable monthly costs. Level

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Small Groups Should Consider Minimum Premium Arrangements

MEMBER SUBMISSION FROM MY BENEFIT ADVISOR: Until recently, self-funding has only been a realistic option for larger groups.  Now, however, with the advent of “level funded” programs, small groups can obtain the advantages of traditional self-funding with the benefit of stable monthly costs. Level

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Leadership and Adversity in Times of Crisis: Diamonds in the Rough

By Dr. Gregory S. Koons, executive director, Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29The pandemic has posed numerous challenges on educational leaders, and consequently, the pressures faced have created opportunities for educators to shine brightly.  Pressure is “the application of force to something by

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Leadership and Adversity in Times of Crisis: Diamonds in the Rough

By Dr. Gregory S. Koons, executive director, Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29The pandemic has posed numerous challenges on educational leaders, and consequently, the pressures faced have created opportunities for educators to shine brightly.  Pressure is “the application of force to something by

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Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefit Programs Ending Sept. 4

SOURCE: Department of Labor and Industry 08/17/2021Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Programs Affected by Federal Deadline Harrisburg, PA – Today, Labor & Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier reminded

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Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefit Programs Ending Sept. 4

SOURCE: Department of Labor and Industry 08/17/2021Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Programs Affected by Federal Deadline Harrisburg, PA – Today, Labor & Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier reminded

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SBA Working Capital Loan Deadline is Approaching for Pennsylvania Businesses Affected by Tropical Storm Isaias

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Pennsylvania that Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and private nonprofit organizations affected by

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SBA Working Capital Loan Deadline is Approaching for Pennsylvania Businesses Affected by Tropical Storm Isaias

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Pennsylvania that Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and private nonprofit organizations affected by

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