Mesa County Newsletter-February 2018

February, 15th, 2018

Check out all of the exciting events! 

Monument Well Services Hiring Event: Calling all Rig Hands! Monument Well Services is currently seeking rig hands for local work. Please join us for a hiring event on March 1, 2018!
Monument Well Services Hiring Event

Jump Start Job Fair: March 29, 2018 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Multiple Employers, Numerous Opportunities! Get registered as a Job Seeker at and then come see us in advance for a key tag to ensure quick entry on job fair day!

  • Call for more details or go to the Resource Room to get Registered and/or key tag.
  • Come ready to make a good first impression with your resume and your interview dress apparel for on-the-spot interviews with Hiring Recruiters.

9:00 am-9:30 am is exclusive to Veterans and Boot camp attendees

LinkedIn Workshop: March 2, 2018 from 3:00 pm-4:15 pm
At this workshop you will learn how to understand the basics of LinkedIn, build an engaging, professional profile, network effectively using LinkedIn, and make professional connections and search for jobs.

For more information or to schedule for class, please call Professional Services at 970.257.2215 or Employment Services at 970.248.7560

Computer Literacy for Beginners: March 8, 2018 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm
This three hour course entails understanding basic hardware and software concepts, using menus, windows and programs, working with views and toolbars, understanding files, folders and shortcuts, working with the Desktop and using the Internet. Offers a look at using email. If you have never used a computer before, this is where you should start. This is for beginners only.

For more information or to schedule for class, please call Professional Services at 970.257.2215 or Employment Services at 970.248.7560

Jump Start Job Fair Boot Camp: March 26, 2018 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Get your “Go Bag” Ready!
* Get yourself ready for the Job Fair on March 21st by attending the Job Fair Boot Camp!
* This 2 hour session is broken into four 30 minute workshops facilitated by local Human Resources personnel.
* Get the inside scoop on how to successfully market YOURSELF to the job of your dreams!
* The workshop begins at 9:00 am—please arrive on time and ready to learn!

  • The Online Application
  • Targeting your Résumé—why one size does NOT fit all
  • Interviewing—bring your best foot forward
  • Networking—why social connections are important

Veterans have priority

Brought to you by The Mesa County Workforce Center, and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

We are dedicated to  helping businesses across Mesa County succeed and thrive through our network of resources. We provide up-to-date economic, workforce, labor market data, and recruiting trends that allow you to make informed business decisions that impact your bottom line.

3 Techniques to Keep Your Best Employees from Quitting:

Lead with Emotional Intelligence: 6 Ways of Doug Pederson, Head Coach of Philadelphia Eagles:

Learn to Work a Career Fair — Before, During and After:

Mesa County Workforce Center exceeding goals in matching job hunter with firms:

Curtis Englehart oversees the operation of the Mesa County Workforce Center in Grand Junction, including facilities offering a variety of resources to people looking for work. (Business Times photo by Phil Castle)

Discouraging words few, but encouraging efforts still needed: