Twenty-Twenty One | Career News

College and Career Ready Students One Brick at a Time!

From the Desk of Valentine Torres

At Hobart High School we strive to have our Brickies college and career-ready too. This newsletter will be released monthly highlighting career opportunities available to our students.

*Be sure to scroll through the entire newsletter - below you'll find links for 4 upcoming online events for those interested in Apprenticeship & Skilled Trades opportunities. In addition, prior career newsletters are available.



***Should you happen to know of any employers who are looking to hire students please send that information to vtorres@hobart.k12.in.us

Hobart YMCA | Lifeguards

Hiring lifeguards for the Hobart YMCA.

Flexible hours | Will work around school schedules & sports schedules too!

Contact Mellisa Barker

Aquatics Coordinator
HOBART FAMILY YMCA
601 W. 40th Pl., Hobart, IN 46342
(P) 219-942-2183 Ext. 15 (W) www.hobartymca.org

Kara's Hair Studio | Hobart

NEEDS AN ENERGETIC, ORGANIZED AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY RECEPTIONIST

PLEASE CALL 219-962-6865

1429 S LAKE PARK AVE

HOBAART, IN 46342

(ACROSS THE STREET FROM ST. MARYS HOSPITAL)

Clerks & Cashiers | Ruler Foods | Merrillville, IN

Ruler Foods (Part of the Kroger Family)

Salary

From $10/hr

Job Type

Part-time

Full Job Description

Ruler Foods in Merrillville is looking for great people to join our team.

At Ruler Foods, our primary focus is to create an uplifting customer experience through exceptional service. We are looking for friendly and engaged people who have a passion to serve and Feed the Human Spirit. From making it right to making connections, we show each other how much we truly care.

Pay and Perks

  • Start out at $10.00 per hour.
  • Get paid weekly.
  • 10% discount on most Kroger brand products.
  • Flexible schedules and paid time off.
  • Tuition assistance, scholarships, and 401(k) plan.
  • A company you can grow with.

We need people that can:

  • Collaborate with all team members to encourage teamwork.
  • Display a positive attitude.
  • Promote trust and respect among team members.
  • Greet, engage, and assist customers.
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold.


In addition to submitting a resume. Please visit jobs.rulerfoods.com and apply to the Merrillville location.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $10.00 per hour

Merchandise Associate | TJ Maxx | Merrillville

Date: Jan 3, 2021

Location: Merrillville, IN, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.


Style is never in short supply at our more than 1,000 TJ Maxx stores. They all have different products, but the same commitment to the thrill of the find. From designers straight off the runway to statement jewelry, we offer exciting surprises that make every day a little more fun. Same with working here. Our environment is ever-changing, yet always encouraging. Each shift is a new opportunity to Discover Different.


TJ Maxx Store 0602 || 1684 East 80th Avenue || Merrillville || IN || 46410

Job Summary:

Responsible for delivering a highly satisfying customer experience demonstrated by engaging and interacting with all customers, embodying customer experience principles and philosophy, and maintaining a clean and organized store environment. Adheres to all operational, merchandise, and loss prevention standards. Maybe cross-trained to work in multiple areas of the store in order to support the needs of the business.

Requirements:

  • Possesses excellent customer service skills
  • Able to work a flexible schedule to support business needs
  • Possesses strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at one time
  • Able to respond appropriately to changes in direction or unexpected situations
  • Possesses strong communication skills
  • Capable of lifting heavy objects with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Works effectively with peers and supervisors to accomplish tasks
  • Retail customer experience preferred

Apply https://jobs.tjx.com/job/Merrillville-Merchandise-Associate-IN-46410/702328800/?feedId=289100&utm_source=Indeed&utm_campaign=TJX_Indeed&utm_source=Indeed&mediaGuid=fe2de7ad-3df7-4213-8e9c-80df3a1f353e&bidCode=6d4da686-3d14-4e31-bb77-cfba98e5156a&sponsored=ppc

Merchandising Stock Associate | Office Depot/Office Max

Responsibilities:

At Office Depot and Office Max, our Merchandising Stock Associate ensures freight is processed efficiently to maximize product service levels and is responsible for providing an exceptional in-store customer service experience by assisting customers, as needed.

Following the established sorting and stocking guidelines, the Merchandising Stock Associate must complete the freight process within the designated time, and ensure the freight sorting area is organized and matches the approved “blueprint”. The Merchandising Stock Associate processes inventory, and proactively investigates and corrects any issues or discrepancies.

The Merchandising Stock Associate is required, at times, to assist customers, utilizing the proven Office Depot Selling Program, if sales associates are not available.

The Merchandising Stock Associate is also responsible for additional merchandising tasks, as directed by the Leader on duty.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent education preferred

Other Information

  • No previous experience required.
  • Previous retail inventory and/or sales/customer service experience is considered an asset
  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills, which are necessary to establish a selling relationship with customers and other employees.
  • Must be able to read, count, and write to accurately complete documentation, utilize training tools, and process inventory.
  • Must enjoy interacting with people

Apply: https://jobs.officedepot.com/job/12047478/-merchandising-stock-associate-merrillville-in/?utm_medium=%2522mcloud%252Djobads%2522&utm_campaign=&utm_content=%2520Merchandising%2520Stock%2520Associate&utm_term=34202

Customer Service Associate | Walgreens | Merrillville


  • Full Job Description
  • Models and delivers a distinctive and delightful customer experience.
  • Registers sales on assigned cash register provides customers with courteous, fair, friendly, and efficient checkout services
  • Basic Qualifications
  • Requires willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekend hours.
  • Customer Experience
    • Engages customers and patients by greeting them and offering assistance with products and services. Resolves customer issues and answers questions to ensure a positive customer experience.
    • Models and shares customer service best practices with all team members to deliver a distinctive and delightful customer experience, including interpersonal habits (e.g., greeting, eye contact, courtesy, etc.) and Walgreens service traits (e.g., offering help proactively, identifying needs, servicing until satisfied, etc.)

Apply https://jobs.walgreens.com/job/ross-township/customer-service-associate/1242/3517992224

RGIS | Part Time Retail Inventory Associate - Zone 270 - Portage, IN

Zone Starting Wage - $13.00/hr

Part Time Retail Inventory Associate - Zone 270 - Portage, IN

The Retail Inventory Associate will spend their shift scanning the barcodes of all inventory and ensuring we have an accurate count of each item. You will count and track all inventory as accurately as possible and be the face of RGIS.

What the Retail Inventory Associate Brings to the Team:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Access to reliable transportation and ability to work varied, flexible schedules
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment

Why RGIS?

  • Advancement and pay increase opportunities after only 5 inventories
  • On-the-job paid training
  • Commitment to safe work environments
  • Referral bonuses – refer your friends and get paid

At RGIS, we value ethics, a positive attitude, and safety in workplaces. We are passionate about our people, technology, and process because when you succeed, we succeed.

Team Member | Planet Fitness | Hobart, IN

We are searching for a Team Member to join our team! As a member of our staff, you will be responsible for providing a superior level of customer service to Planet Fitness members, prospective members, and guests, ensuring an exceptional "Judgement Free" member experience! Must be 18 +


Apply here: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=retail&l=Hobart%2C%20IN&fromage=7&vjk=375a7ebbb250b740

Server | Cracker Barrel

Job Type

Part-time

Full Job Description

Store Location: US-IN-Merrillville Overview:

As a server at Cracker Barrel, you will serve up smiles and Southern goodness in a fast-paced, family-friendly environment. Our mission of Pleasing People guides everything that we do, and there’s room for everyone at our table!

Responsibilities:

If you are friendly and guest-focused, you can thrive as a server here! Our servers work together as a team to help us achieve our mission of “Pleasing People.” As a Server, you will have flexible hours (full or part-time), no tip sharing, and the opportunity for promotion and continued development!


We’d love to get to know ya - text CBJOBS to 97211 and “skip the line”!


Apply: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=restaurant&l=Hobart%2C%20IN&radius=15&advn=1248551418402870&vjk=3a78a2004806d7ba

Now Hiring All Positions | All Shifts | Taco Bell

Hot careers start here!

Please apply in person or at bellamericanjobs.com


  • Free meals at every shift
  • Benefits for ALL
  • Competitive Wages
  • Tuition Reimbursement (<<<This means money for college)
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Opportunities for career growth (<<<This is huge!)

Food Runner | Quaker Steak & Lube | Portage

As a Dishwasher, you will gather, wash, and store dishware, silverware, and large cooking utensils. You will be responsible to maintain equipment per operating standards. You will need to be a team player who can prioritize your work according to the dining guest's needs. This position requires you to stand up to 8 hours during a shift and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Reporting to work on time and regular attendance is mandatory.

Brand: Quaker Steak and Lube
Address: 6245 Ameri Plex Drive Portage, IN - 46368
Property Description: TA1202 Portage, IN
Property Number: 1202


Apply: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=restaurant&l=Hobart%2C%20IN&radius=15&fromage=7&start=10&vjk=da2b1ed0558b2988

Subway - Food Service - Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:
Working under the supervision of the Subway Management Team the Food Service employee is responsible for providing excellent customer service to the Subway franchise customers. The Food Service employee is further responsible for food preparation, stocking, store cleanliness, operation of the point-of-sale register and following all operating standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (includes, but is not limited to, the following):
  • Have knowledge of all restaurant policies, practices and operations.
  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact professionally with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Be able to succeed in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Be Customer-Service focused.
  • Practice adequate security measures in cash handling, making frequent cash drops and maintaining a minimum amount of cash in the drawer.
  • Report to work on time for each scheduled shift.
  • Verify opening reading and bank and is accountable and responsible for all cash issued and received and all guest checks used at the employee’s register during their shift.
  • Count down drawer at end of shift to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure products on the counter or in the display case are properly rotated and attractively displayed.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Must have completed at least some High School • Must possess good basic math skills: must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide • Must be fluent in English and, in some locations, have conversational Spanish skills • Must have good communication skills and have a people-oriented focus • Must have or be able to obtain required food safety certification.


Apply: https://my.peoplematter.com/mja/roadranger/jobapp/GetStarted?sourceCode=Indeed&jobOpenings=e3dfbd79-55d4-4c90-8db0-a609013b79b4&jobPostId=0c90ce20-a00a-4dc8-8c41-aca60083d60f&refererUrl=https://www.indeed.com/

McDonald's Restaurant Realistic Job Preview

Crew Team Member | McDONALD'S CAREERS

Crew Team Member

  • HOBART, Indiana
  • PDX_MC_8097F959-CFB6-45D2-9104-4DB5BAD47CD5


So what does a member of our Crew Team get to do??

• Connect with customers to ensure they have a positive experience

• Help customers order their favorite McDonald's meals

• Prepare all of McDonald’s World Famous food

• Partner with other Crew and Managers to meet daily goals and have fun

• Keep the restaurant looking fantastic

Apply: https://careers.mcdonalds.com/main/jobs/crew-team-member-7915-east-ridge-rd-hobart-in-46342-26218-13068?lang=en-us

Restaurant Associate| Potbelly | Merrillville

What will you be doing for the Potbelly Nation?

  • Making awesome food and creating great guest experiences.
  • Bring passion, energy and enthusiasm to everything you do, including food preparation and taking care of our customers!
  • Help in maintaining Potbelly as the cleanest place around.

What you will need:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Demonstrates and reinforces Potbelly's Behaviors and Values.

Job Location

2118 Southlake Mall, Merrillville, Indiana 46410

Apply: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1125807&d=PotbellyEvergreen&rb=INDEED#/

Mission BBQ | Merrillville

All positions are available!

A Great Place to Work.
You’ll be part of an elite team, yet some might say we’re a family. One which is Proud To Serve Those Who Serve, puts the needs of our loyal customers above our own and enjoys a fun, energetic, enthusiastic work environment. Just as importantly, you and your whole family matter to us, so we believe in providing a greater quality of life and time together.

Home for the Holidays
MISSION BBQ does not do business on most major holidays and also closes early to allow more time with family and friends.

Join our team: https://mission-bbq.com/join-our-team-apply

Career Opportunities: https://pfrsolutions.com/wds3/jobboard.aspx?c=MISSIONBBQ

Indeed | Job search site

Indeed is the #1 job site in the world1 with over 250 million unique visitors2 every month. Indeed strives to put job seekers first, giving them free access to search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies.

Customer Service Representative Work From Home | Teleperformance

Benefits of working with TP include

  • Paid Training $10-$13
  • Competitive Wages $10-$13
  • Monthly Bonuses
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and more
  • Employee wellness and engagement programs
  • A fun, casual work environment on site or virtual


What We're Looking for

  • Logical problem-solving skills
  • Availability to work various shifts
  • Ability to use Windows operating systems
  • Ability to type 25 wpm
  • Over 18 years of age
  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Predictable and reliable attendance

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Teleperformance/jobs

Warehouse Worker/Forklift Operator- job post

Salary

$18 an hour

Job Type

Part-time

YOU MUST REGISTER at www.HapiGig.com TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS PART TIME OPPORTUNITY!!

We support multiple warehouses around your area!

Are you a great Lift Operator in need of extra cash?

https://hapigig.com/

Glassdoor | Job search site

Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites has updated their list of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2019.

Indiana Plan

The Indiana Plan's mission is to address and correct the problem of low minority participation in the union building trades. To do this, we offer comprehensive services for both the signatory contractors who work with us to find recruits, and also for the minority and women workers we help train and find jobs in the union construction industry in Indiana.


http://www.indianaplan.org/

We Build NWI!


We Build Northwest Indiana was created as a resource for individuals interested in career opportunities within the construction and maintenance industry. Some career opportunities may require a college degree while most require a comprehensive training and education program known as apprenticeship. Successful applicants generally possess three common attributes:

  • They have a strong work ethic
  • They are responsible
  • They are dedicated to being the best


http://webuildnwi.com/index.html

Next Level Jobs

Next Level Jobs provides Hoosiers with free state-wide training in high-paying, in-demand industries. Next Level Jobs also provides Indiana employers with reimbursements up to $50,000 to train their employees in these high-growth fields.


https://www.nextleveljobs.org/
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Career Liaison Coordinator | Business Teacher | Sponsor for Business Professionals of America

Valentine Torres, MBA

Hobart High School | Hobart University | Dual Credit Instructor

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Construction & Trades Days Series JANUARY 5: Plumbers Apprenticeship

Tuesday, Jan. 5th, 9-10am

This is an online event.

The 4th Annual Construction and Skilled Trades Event will be held virtually in spring 2021 and four trades are featured in January. We encourage any interested student to sign up! These visit times are during the school day, so it is imperative that students sign up using the Google Form: https://forms.gle/J5cUWa3wyYAxSuwm7 AND register for the event using the link below. Students who sign up will be reminded and will participate in this event virtually from home or at HHS.


Construction & Trades Days Series JANUARY 5: Plumbers Apprenticeship

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4ekzawwab&oeidk=a07ehgvgp08a90ffc26

Construction & Trades Days Series JANUARY 7: Carpenters Apprenticeship Program

Thursday, Jan. 7th, 1-2pm

This is an online event.

The 4th Annual Construction and Skilled Trades Event will be held virtually in spring 2021 and four trades are featured in January. We encourage any interested student to sign up! These visit times are during the school day, so it is imperative that students sign up using the Google Form: https://forms.gle/J5cUWa3wyYAxSuwm7 AND register for the event using the link below. Students who sign up will be reminded and will participate in this event virtually from home or at HHS

Construction & Trades Days Series JANUARY 7: Carpenters Apprenticeship Program

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4ekzawwab&oeidk=a07ehgy15sh1b8500e5

Construction & Trades Days Series JANUARY 19: Ironworkers Apprenticeship

Tuesday, Jan. 19th, 9-10am

This is an online event.

The 4th Annual Construction and Skilled Trades Event will be held virtually in spring 2021 and four trades are featured in January. We encourage any interested student to sign up! These visit times are during the school day, so it is imperative that students sign up using the Google Form: https://forms.gle/J5cUWa3wyYAxSuwm7 AND register for the event using the link below. Students who sign up will be reminded and will participate in this event virtually from home or at HHS.

Construction & Trades Days Series JANUARY 19: Ironworkers Apprenticeship

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4ekzawwab&oeidk=a07ehgy165r687f9748

Construction & Trades Days Series JANUARY 21: Indiana Plan

Thursday, Jan. 21st, 1-2pm

This is an online event.

The 4th Annual Construction and Skilled Trades Event will be held virtually in spring 2021 and four trades are featured in January. We encourage any interested student to sign up! These visit times are during the school day, so it is imperative that students sign up using the Google Form: https://forms.gle/J5cUWa3wyYAxSuwm7 AND register for the event using the link below. Students who sign up will be reminded and will participate in this event virtually from home or at HHS.

Construction & Trades Days Series JANUARY 21: Indiana Plan

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4ekzawwab&oeidk=a07ehgy168r488a116c