Maximum Employment Matters

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Each session of Maximum Employment Matters takes a close look at a particular industry in the Southeast and its job opportunities. Guest speakers share their industry knowledge and discuss current and future labor trends.

Recent Webinars

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Exploring Careers in Marketing: More than Snap, Crackle, and Pop

May 2018

The marketing industry today involves everything from digital platforms to drones. Learn about new career opportunities from industry experts in Maximum Employment Matters.

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Exploring Careers in Energy: Working toward a Brighter Future

February 2018

Do you know there are millions of jobs in the energy field? They encompass everything from power generation to renewable, solar, and biomass. Learn about career opportunities in Maximum Employment Matters.

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Exploring Careers in Leisure and Hospitality

December 2017

Which of these positions offer future opportunities for young workers? Industry experts discuss trends in the restaurant and hospitality industry in Maximum Employment Matters.

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Exploring Careers in Financial Services: By the Numbers

November 2017

Students, do you love crunching numbers? Discover which jobs are hot and what courses to take to prepare for a career in the financial services industry in Maximum Employment Matters.

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Exploring Careers in Economics: The Making of an Economist

October 2017

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic and Senior Vice President Paula Tkac give advice to aspiring economists and explain why economics is not the dismal science in Maximum Employment Matters.

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Exploring Opportunity Occupations and Careers in Health Care

April 2017

Are there good-paying health care jobs that don't require a college degree? The answer may depend on where you live. Learn more in our latest Maximum Employment Matters webinar.

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Exploring Careers in Manufacturing

February 2017

U.S. manufacturing has declined dramatically over the past 35 years, and the jobs that remain require more technical knowledge and skills. Hear our panel's thoughts about training for a manufacturing career.

Upcoming Webinars

Exploring Careers in Cybersecurity, Part 1: Cyberterrorism and Protecting Our Infrastructure

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
4:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. CT

Exploring Careers in Cybersecurity, Part 2: Cyberterrorism and Protecting Our Financial System

Thursday, September 13, 2018
4:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. CT

What's Working: Soft Skills Lessons for Life

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What qualities do employers seek in potential employees? In this new lesson series, students listen to videos with industry experts from the Maximum Employment Matters webinars to reinforce the importance of soft skills in the workplace.

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Contact us for updates on the Maximum Employment Matters webinars. Speakers discuss employment sectors in the Southeast, job opportunities, and labor market trends.

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Economics in Person

Economics in Person is a web-based video series that features Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco economists and their research. In each video segment, viewers are invited to sit in on a discussion about special topics related to the U.S. economy.