LAEWDN to Host Los Angeles Job Growth Panel

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Blog | No Comments
LAEWDN to Host Los Angeles Job Growth Panel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/3/2014 Los Angeles, CA: MCS and the Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Network announce their inaugural Los Angeles Job Growth Panel entitled ‘New Millennium-Right Approach-Right People-Right Job’, to be held April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am at FAME Renaissance. The panel will bring together major employers in the healthcare, aerospace manufacturing, […]

Getting LA Back 2 Work

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

VA Launches GI Bill Comparison Tool for Veteran Training and Education

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Blog, Veterans | No Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs launched  an online GI Bill® Comparison Tool to make it easier for Veterans, Servicemembers and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA’s approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country. The tool brings together key information about college affordability from more than 17 […]

City of LA Harbor BusinessSource Veterans Entrepreneurship Expo

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Blog, BusinessSource | No Comments
City of LA Harbor BusinessSource Veterans Entrepreneurship Expo

The Harbor BusinessSource is pleased to announce the upcoming Veterans Entrepreneurship Expo on March 21, 2014 in San Pedro, CA. Eligible veterans will receive assistance on starting their own business, growing their existing business, and accessing commercial capital. On hand will be expert business consultants, as well as veterans specialists and City of LA representatives. […]

MCS Recognized for Workforce Development Excellence by the White House

Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

Problems Faced by the Long-Term Unemployed For the long-term unemployed, finding a living-wage job has long been particularly problematic. The truism that the unemployed must be unemployable — ignoring, as it does, the variability of circumstance — continues to be a significant barrier for job seekers not recently active in the job market. Particularly alarming […]

Hollywood WorkSource Director Margo Scoble Appointed to NENA Board

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

The National Employment Network Association recently announced the appointment of Margo Scoble to the Board of Directors. In her position, she will support NENA’s mission to support the needs of all Employment Network organizations and their partners, particularly their partnership with the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program.

MCS at the Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce 75th Annual Luncheon with Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Councilman Joe Buscaino

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Blog, Harbor | No Comments

MCS was a proud sponsor at the 75th Annual Awards and Installation Luncheon for the Harbor City Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce. Chamber President Bob Dworkin welcomed local business owners and supporters, including US Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) and LA Councilman Joe Buscaino (15th District). MCS Executive Director Philip Starr introduced Councilman Buscaino, who was […]

MCS BusinessSource Network Offers Assistance with Microlending

Posted by on Jan 16, 2014 in BusinessSource | No Comments

The MCS BusinessSource Network (which includes the Harbor BusinessSource, Hollywood BusinessSource, and Mid-City BusinessSource), is now offering one-on-one assistance to entrepreneurs wishing to secure a microloan through Kiva. Kiva Zip is a pilot program launched by Kiva, the world’s first and largest micro-lending website. Kiva became famous for enabling anyone with an internet connection to […]

Healthworks Success Story: Emmy Yi

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Blog, Healthworks | No Comments

My name is Emmy Yi, and I am a recent graduate from an Associates Degree Nursing  program. I have recently passed NCLEX and am proud to be a part of the Registered Nursing profession. During these economically difficult times, Hollywood Worksource Center has helped me gain a RN position in an acute care hospital free […]