How to Work the Workforce Panel Discussion, Thursday, April 23, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Leadership Memphis, 365 S Main St
Develop a career branding plan that will get you noticed. Hear from our experts on how to make the right moves! Mixer to follow with light refreshments & wine.
Featured Panelists:

•Kevin Woods, Executive Director at Workforce Investment Network
•Deanna Lindo, Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist at ALSAC/St. Jude
•McKenzie Greer, Human Resources Advisor at Nucor Steel Memphis
•Ramone Lloyd, Labor Advisor at Shelby County Schools
•Juwanna Anderson, Quality Manager at Carrier/UTC

How To Work The Workforce


Join MULYP on Thursday, April 23 for our “How To Work The Workforce” Panel Discussion and register to win Career Coaching Sessions from Angela Copeland! Angela provides assistance at all stages of the job search process, including finding the right job, interviewing, and negotiating. Angela’s areas of expertise include: •Resume and cover letter development •Personal branding •Creative job seeking •Interview skills •Post interview follow up •Negotiation strategy. Located at Leadership Memphis, 365 S. Main, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Professionalize Your Selfie Life: Personal Branding Workshop, Saturday, April 25th, 2:00pm
LilyRoze Acting Studios, 810 S Main St, Memphis, Tennessee 38106
Join us as Social Media Expert and Essence writer Alisha Tillery discusses the Dos and Don’ts of social media. Also, learn how to use it to your advantage, Public Relations Co-Chair Sedaria Williams will be talk about social media etiquettes and teach the audience how to leverage social media as a powerful networking tool. Learn the secrets to personal branding with social media all in one place! RSVP at prchair@mulyp.org
Transition To Teaching – Learn How To Become A Teacher, Tuesday, April 28, 6:00pm
Memphis Urban League, 413 N. Cleveland, 38104
If you have a Bachelor’s Degree and ready for a career change, perhaps teaching is for you! Shelby County Schools is currently recruiting highly qualified mid-career professionals, including qualified paraprofessionals, and recent college graduates who have not majored in education to teach in high-need schools and districts through the development of new routes to certification. Join us to hear more information about this program and feel free to bring a friend! RSVP Required: cdaniels@memphisul.org
The Trials of Muhammad Ali Documentary, Thursday, April 30, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Trials of Muhammad Ali investigates its extraordinary and often complex subject’s life outside the boxing ring. From joining the controversial Nation of Islam and changing his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, to his refusal to serve in the Vietnam War in the name of protesting racial inequality, to his global humanitarian work, Muhammad Ali remains an inspiring and controversial figure. Outspoken and passionate in his beliefs, Ali found himself in the center of America’s controversies over race, religion, and war. $5.00 Admission
Communications Expert Needed | Are you in the Communications looking for a new career? This position requires a minimum of 3-5 years experience in Communications. If you’re interested, email your resume by Wednesday, 5:00 pm at cynthia.daniels09@gmail.com.
DONATE NECKTIES | Memphis Urban League has created a Job Readiness Presentation including a necktie training session for male students. If you would like to donate DONATE NECKTIES, you can drop them off anytime at the Memphis Urban League (413 N. Cleveland) MondayFriday | 9am-4pm or contact cdaniels@memphisul.org for other arrangements.
TN Weekend in Nashville, June 5-7 | The Inaugural Tennessee Weekend is a time for all of the Tennessee Urban League YP Chapters to come together to share best practices, bond with one another, and network with like-minded individuals. We are rallying around issues that matters most and affect YPs throughout the state and country. This also provides an opportunity for others to learn what the YP Movement is all about in different cities: Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Memphis. Purchase Tickets: www.tnweekend2015.eventbrite.com

FYI on Flyer for City Summer Camps … first registration is this Saturday at all centers…9 amNoon.

There are 1500 ‘free’ prepaid registrations for families on public assistance, spread across all 25 community centers…on a first-come/first-serve basis. There will also be other sponsors. Camp capacity will be at 2450 – 2500 campers.


Joseph Lee, III

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Memphis/West Memphis Teams,

As we head into the high volume season, we are currently seeking motivated, and highly talented candidates to join our team.  If you are aware of any individuals that will be a fit for either of the positions listed below, please encourage them to apply (and take the assessment) to www.enjoycareers.com  and the City Search: “Memphis” below.  Please have candidates reference the CA advertisement & referral source (Employee referral incentives are currently available).  If qualified, the Talent Acquisition team will reach out to the candidates and schedule them for an interview Saturday, April 25th between the hours of 9 am and 1 pm

Coca Cola

POSITION: Financial Analyst with Memphis Housing Authority

DEPARTMENT: Accounting

SALARY: $ 48,500

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field from an accredited college. Three (3) years of recent experience in accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis of governmental or business operations, including project management. Knowledge of government or nonprofit accounting desirable but not required. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation software, and internet usage.


Prepare and analyze detailed accounting, statistical and narrative financial reports and statements.

Coordinate and conduct periodic annual physical counts of fixed assets and maintain inventory database.

Monitor cash management and investment of agency funds.

Assist with financial activity closeouts and financial audits. Prepare all bank reconciliations.

Prepare accrual and other entries for year-end closing. Review and analysis of balance sheets.

Develop financial reports for forecasts, trends and analysis. Assist in the development, design and implementation of accounting systems and procedures Perform other related duties as assigned to meet business needs.

Applications may be filed at Memphis Housing Authority, 700 Adams Ave., Memphis, TN 38105. All applications must reach the Authority before the close of business on 4/27/15.


Appointments will be based on merit as it relates to position requirements without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, or disability.

Affordable Care Act 101 Webinars

SBA, CMS and Small Business Majority will host free Affordable Care Act 101webinars so small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how they can enroll in health insurance marketplaces. Join us every other Thursday at 2 PM ET.

Join us for the Affordable Care Act 101 webinars in Spanish once a month on Tuesdays at 4 PM ET.


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