The Value of Hard Work

Careers are built over time and have to start somewhere. Starting a career journey can be intimidating but with hard work, good communication, stepping out of comfort zones, integrity, follow-through, meeting deadlines, and asking questions, careers can launch. Daquan Pack is a Commercial Plumber with Ames Mechanical. He is a graduate of Thaddeus Stevens College …

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PHEAA Resources

Many parents have heard of PHEAA when their son or daughter begins talking about college and they begin figuring out how to pay for their child’s college experience.  PHEAA stands for Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. Today, PHEAA is a national provider of student financial aid services, serving millions of students and thousands of schools …

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Constructing opportunities for future workers

Career Ready Lancaster! supports industry workforce development initiatives like the Lancaster-Berks Construction Connection, or LBCC. LBCC exists to stabilize and strengthen the construction industry in the region. The Lancaster-Berks Construction Connection launched in 2019 with the support of the Lancaster Workforce Development Board. It is comprised of industry professionals volunteering their time to ensure a …

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The Bench Mark Program – A Powerful Mentoring Model

Research shows unequivocally that mentoring is a good business practice. It leads to greater retention and diversity and creates work environments that are supportive and attractive to job seekers.