Green Candy, in association with INside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick and WISH-TV’s 24- Hour News 8, will be hosting a Job Hunters Workshop on April 22nd at the Gene B. Glick Junior Achievement Education Center. The event is part of series of community events that Green Candy has been putting on in Central Indiana. Green Candy, a locally based Personal Finance website, has also hosted a comedy benefit and a 5k running race to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
“We are pleased that Green Candy is helping do great things for this community, all the while raising money and awareness for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society,” says Sara Glenn, manager of special events for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
The two-hour event will feature several prominent speakers. Some of the experts scheduled to appear are: Gerry Dick, President of Grow Indiana Ventures, who will discuss the climate of business in central Indiana. He will also discuss what industries are hiring in central Indiana. Peter Dunn, radio talk show host, WISH-TV Money Analyst, and founder of Green Candy, will discuss preparing your finances for a job change. Chuck Gose, a local networking and social media enthusiast, will be highlighting the importance and dangers of social media during a job search.
“Searching for a new career can be a tedious process, and we are glad that we can help bring some encouragement and tips to those that are looking for work,” says Gerry Dick, host of INside Indiana Business.
Peter Dunn, founder of Green Candy notes, “With unemployment hovering around 10%, we must make sure that we support those that are looking to enter or re-enter the workforce, this includes recent college graduates that are starting their job search for the first time.”
WISH-TV plans on highlighting the event as part of their continuing coverage of the unemployment challenges in Indiana. “We have long believed that the entire community is uplifted when the unemployed feel the support of their fellow Hoosiers,” says Jeff White, president and general manager of WISH-TV’s 24- Hour News 8.
The Do. Be. More. Job Hunters Workshop will be held from 9-11am on April 22nd. Cost for attendees is $10. All money will go directly to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Central Indiana. Seats are limited. For tickets and information go to www.GreenCandy.com or call 317-576-8550.
Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author of ten books, and is the host of the popular radio show and podcast, The Pete the Planner Show. Pete is considered one of the foremost experts on financial wellness in the world, but he’s just as likely to talk your ear off about bass fishing.