On April 19, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual State of the City Address from Mayor Marc Williams. In the hour speech, the Mayor addressed achievements, issues, and upcoming projects in the City of Arvada.
On Friday, April 26, the Arvada Chamber and Jefferson County Public Schools put a bow on an exciting inaugural Career Exploration Week as part of the Arvada Works program. Over 100 local employers connected with over 750 area students to provide industry exposure and career pathway opportunities.
In the last year, Dwayne Cameron says the Arvada Chamber has been a key to connect with the Arvada community and contribute to his business success. In fact, in 2018, Dwayne counted 65 invoices totaling over $10,000 that he could attribute to Chamber leads. Dwayne explains how he used his Chamber membership as a catalyst for business growth in a crowded market.
The City of Arvada is a proud Partner in Progress for the Arvada Works program. To help launch Career Exploration Week, April 22-28, 2019, Annie Swan, an Employment Specialist at the City of Arvada, offers an inside perspective at a career in local government.
Last Wednesday, a panel of Arvada high school students spoke to the business community about their workforce preparation, career goals, and expectations from future employers at the Arvada Works Quarterly Summit. Read a recap of the event, including six learnings for employers and a list of student resources and programs.
The Arvada Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2018 Man and Woman of the Year, Image Award, Arvada Young Professionals (AYP) Leadership Awards, Rising Star Award, and Pioneer Award winners. Recipients of these awards will be honored at the April 3, 2019 Arvada Chamber of Commerce 68th Annual Awards Luncheon from 11:30-1:00 pm at the Arvada Center.
Last Friday, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted a Community Impact Breakfast to present the current challenge and varied approaches to solving homelessness in Arvada. Some of the city’s most influential leaders connected to this critical topic provided updates on their work and met with members after the breakfast.
Several friends have complained recently about their bosses. One boss is a micromanager, another isn’t timely in responding to emails, and another doesn’t seem to realize how much they ask of their employees. This got me thinking about the idea that people don’t leave jobs, they leave bosses. I wonder, if my friends don’t […]
Do you have a key employee that is showing a decline in their performance, not getting along with others, or frequently tardy?One in eight people struggle with a substance use disorder, and the abuse of legal prescriptions and illegal substances often first show up as behavioral changes. Caught early and treated appropriately, major job impacts can be corrected or prevented.
The Arvada Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated ONE YEAR of working to improve our local talent supply chain through Arvada Works. Year one was filled with a long list of lessons, but one theme consistently rose to the top in this work: ARVADA CARES.