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Neumann University to host Re-employment Program beginning February 28th

Neumann University, located in the Franklin Commons building in Phoenixville, will host a re-employment project using the Five O’Clock Club model. The program begins February 28th with the orientation meeting that day. The program will run for 10 weeks, every Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and is designed to work with individuals who are looking to get back to work quickly in their industry or transition to another industry.

“What differentiates this re-employment program from other public, private and commercial programs in the area is the focused concentration on the individual,” says Gail Fletcher of the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation Leadership Academy. “The program is a cross between a graduate school curriculum and boot camp and has a rigorous syllabus to follow, with weekly high-powered guest speakers to kick off the day’s program.”

According to Carol Giampietro, director of Neumann’s Franklin Commons location, Neumann University is eager to support this program for the area. “The Five O’Clock Club, with its 25 years of success, is a program that successfully gets individuals back to work faster,” adds Fletcher. “From what we have learned, the Club’s strategies are effective at addressing the gap in other re-employment options.”

The life sciences account for one in every six jobs in PA, according to Christopher Molyneaux, President of PA BIO. "PA lost more than 3,600 jobs in bio-pharma in the past year,” he noted. “These are high wage jobs, and for every job lost, three associated jobs disappeared as well."

“Re-employment resources need a better model than one-size-fits-all,” said Fletcher. “This program fills that need. It takes the displaced worker and deals directly with where the individual should center their focus to get back to work using their experience, education and skills.”

The re-employment project was designed under the auspices of The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation Leadership Academy. For more information, call 610-331-0421 and ask to speak with Gail Fletcher.

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Clewisdigian said…
This was mentioned at the Career Transitions meeting held at Penn State - Great Valley on Saturday and highly recommended!

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