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NOWCC Awarded National Grant to Increase Job Training for Older Americans

Arlington, Va. (October 25, 2016) – The National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC) was awarded a multiyear grant from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to provide job training and employment services through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Read...

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Baby boomers are taking on ageism – and losing – The Washington Post

Baby boomers are taking on ageism – and losing – The Washington Post

As older Americans continue to work, and/or look for work, in today’s economy, their encounter with ‘ageism’ is likely more pronounced than that felt by earlier generations. Whether the manifestations of ‘ageism’ are subtle or direct, the end result is the same – a barrier to being hired or promotion for ‘older’ workers, usually without consideration of individual talents, abilities, skills and value.  Though we all know highly productive, competitive and valuable employees and...

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NOWCC Board of Directors Announce New President and CEO

NOWCC Board of Directors Announce New President and CEO

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2016 CONTACT: Caroline Espree, 703-558-4200 Arlington, VA – The Board of Directors of the National Older Worker Career Center, Inc. is pleased to announce the selection of Cito Vanegas as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 8, 2016.  Vanegas will succeed Gregory Merrill, who is retiring after 10 years of service leading NOWCC.  Currently serving as Chief Financial Officer, Vanegas brings to the position an extensive...

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A respected friend bids farewell – Al Ressler is retiring

A respected friend bids farewell – Al Ressler is retiring

On July 1 the NOWCC family wished a fond retirement farewell to a wonderful friend and respected colleague, Mr. Al Ressler – Butch to his childhood friends in North Dakota. In a recent conversation about his tenure with NOWCC, Al stated that he joined the NOWCC Board of Directors 12 years ago because he had seen the future and wanted to help make a difference. More specifically, Al had witnessed first-hand the early signs...

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NOWCC Welcomes Beth Stover as our Western Field Office Enrollee Management Specialist

NOWCC Welcomes Beth Stover as our Western Field Office Enrollee Management Specialist

Beth Stover is an Enrollee Management Specialist for the Western Field Office of NOWCC since March 2015. Beth is retired from the Federal Government with over 35 years of experience in Administrative and Human Resources positions. Beth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science from Boise State University. Beth personally relates to the mission of NOWCC as an experienced professional that wants to continue working and providing value in a progressive organization...

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NOWCC Welcomes Bonnie Calvert as a Staff Assistant for our Western Field Office

NOWCC Welcomes Bonnie Calvert as a Staff Assistant for our Western Field Office

Bonnie is a Staff Assistant in our Western Field Office out in Denver, CO. Bonnie Calvert joined the staff of NOWCC in December 2014. She brings experience and expertise in administration and office management. Ms. Calvert is a champion for the older worker and has worked as a SEE Enrollee Administrative Assistant for the past seven years at the EPA National Investigations Enforcement Center office in...

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NOWCC’s Cito Vanegas, CPA, IOM graduates from Institute for Organization Management. A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

NOWCC’s Cito Vanegas, CPA, IOM graduates from Institute for Organization Management. A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Institute for Organizational Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Cito Vanegas, CPA, IOM, CFO of the National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC), has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM. Awarded to all graduates of the Institute program, the IOM Graduate Recognition signifies the individual’s completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. Click here to read...

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“Baby Boomers will Trailblaze New Retirement Models (They Have To)” by Catherine Collinson

To read the full article click “here.” Reposted with permission of American Society on...

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NOWCC Named #1 in the NPT’s “Best Nonprofits to Work For 2014”

NOWCC Named #1 in the NPT’s “Best Nonprofits to Work For 2014”

National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC), headquartered in Arlington, VA, was recently selected by The NonProfit Times as #1 in the “2014 Best Nonprofits to Work For.” Founded in 1997, NOWCC is a well-established bridge that helps connect experienced workers to meaningful positions in the public sector.  NOWCC provides cost effective, flexible, and innovative experienced worker programs that help federal agencies fulfill their missions.   The organization has built a culture that listens to and serves the needs...

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Cito Vanegas, NOWCC’s CFO, honored as a SmartCEO 2014 Executive Management Award Winner – CFO

Cito Vanegas, NOWCC’s CFO, honored as a SmartCEO 2014 Executive Management Award Winner – CFO

Congratulations to Cito Vanegas for recognition of his outstanding leadership by winning a SmartCEO 2014 Executive Management Award – CFO.  SmartCEO recognizes seasoned leaders who have gone above and beyond to support and lead their organizations.  SmartCEO honors executives who uphold the highest ethics, lead collaboratively and enhance and support their organization’s mission.  Executive Management Award winners are profiled in the March/April issue of SmartCEO magazine and celebrated at an awards reception in March...

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