Employment forum scheduled at SCCC

By John Cropley | April 13, 2017

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SCHENECTADY — An employment forum for job seekers with disabilities is scheduled April 26 at Schenectady County Community College.

The event  — “How to Earn an Employer’s Confidence and Build your Own!” — is being co-sponsored by the Statewide Business Advisory Council of the Mental Health Association in N.Y.S. and SCCC. It will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. in Room 102 of the Stockade Building.

Panelists will include journalist Greg Hitchcock, who has a diagnosed mental illness, and Patrisia Sheremeta, a human resources manager.

MVP Health Care, Greno Industries and three other local employers will participate in the event, which is free and open to the public. Job seekers are encouraged to attend. To register, go to mhanys.org/sbac/ or call (518) 434-0439 x224 and ask for Marsha Lazarus.