2015 Breakout Sessions  

10:00am Rider University Veteran Entrepreneurial Program

(Veterans Only) 

Rider University will offer a Veteran Entrepreneurial Program this summer, free of charge, to veterans wanting to start, purchase or expand a business. Funded by a generous grant from Grand Bank, N.A., the eight-week program will teach veterans how to launch a new business, grow/purchase an existing business, and/or apply for funding for a business.

Presenter: Dr. Ronald Cook, Professor and Director, Rider’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies 


10:30am and 11:30am Utilizing EBenefits

This workshop will discuss EBenefits, the national website run by the Department of Defense.  EBenefits is a great resource for veterans who are searching for a new position and for connecting with employers who are looking to hire in New Jersey and nationwide.  Mrs. Janice Livanos, Employment Coordinator for Hero2Hired, will also discuss how she can assist you one-on-one, the job market in NJ, resume development, mock interviews, and much more.  Your job search with Hero2Hired does not have to be alone.

Presenter: Mrs. Janice Livanos, Employment Coordinator, Hero2Hired


11:00am Resume Writing & Interview Skills

This workshop will discuss the key components necessary to present your training and experience in resume format. A review of interview skills will also be discussed and practiced.

Presenter: Craig Jez, Business Services Manager, Workforce Investment Board, One-Stop Career Center