1. Pioneer Valley youth need summer jobs, and experience that goes with them, career center director says at jobs campaign kickoff

    Pioneer Valley youth need summer jobs, and experience that goes with them, career center director says at jobs campaign kickoff

    The Regional Employment Board of Hampden County announced Wednesday that its goal is to set up jobs for 1,000 young people in Springfield, Holyoke, Chicopee and Westfield. Last year, The Regional Employment Board provided about 950 jobs but received 6,000 applications.

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    1. You hear it all the time from employers – they can't find anybody who has worked, who has had an experience and has learned from it.
    2. Obviously, 10 percent of last year's funding will get us absolutely nowhere.
    3. Hire someone to clean out that supply closet.
    4. If you go to McDonald's now, you are going to find more seniors then teens.
    5. Because of CareerPoint, I have a job that can carry me through my college education.
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