8.13.2020

Alaant Advisor

Workforce Prep for Back to School, Jobseekers & Unemployment Benefits, and More!

Alaant Advisor Workforce Prep for Back to School jobseekers & Unemployment Benefits
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The Alaant Advisor is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

Here's what's happening this week:

Capital Region Businesses Offer via Joan Heffler Photography

Capital Region Businesses Offer

via Joan Heffler Photography

Touch someone today with beautiful notecards created by Joan Heffler Photography Pictures With Personality! Choose 5 all the same or one of each 6”x9”. Cards change weekly. $30.00 Shipping and tax included. Pay by check or PayPal. Please indicate if you want all 5 to be the same or one of each. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details. Joan Heffler Photography is a full-service studio for headshots, events, corporate and will go on location or in studio.

AlbanyCanCode Offers a Virtual Digital Literacy Course

AlbanyCanCode Offers a Virtual Digital Literacy Course

via AlbanyCanCode.org

This course starts on 8/18 and teaches the necessary computer skills to remain competitive in today’s tech-focused job market. Funding is available for income-eligible students and provided by the Albany Department of Workforce and Youth Services. Contact Elizabeth Harris, Director of Enrollee Services, Department of Workforce and Youth Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . More details here.

Hot Candidate of the Week!

This is one of the best candidates we've seen this week. If you would like more information on this great candidate or want to see more Top Talent, click here.

Zachary - Implementation/ Helpdesk Support Technician

Albany, NY
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Over 5 years’ experience in varying aspects of Help Desk Technician
  • Experience with tickets and escalations
  • Experience with remoting in for troubleshooting
  • Experience working to resolve in person or remote
  • Experience working on deploying upgrades from Hardware/Software

About the Author

Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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