LAWRENCEBURG, TENN.– The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce has been selected to participate in TVA’s new Remote Work Ready Pilot Program. The program, developed by TVA Economic Development, in partnership with FlexJobs, is designed to connect residents with additional remote work job opportunities and assist communities in diversifying their economic development strategy. Through LawCoTN.com, those interested are provided information on resume writing, remote job opportunities and in-demand skills for remote jobs.
The initiative provides the Chamber with free FlexJobs memberships, which offer such benefits as:
- A search feature to explore “vetted” jobs of potential interest in 50+ career fields;
- More than 170 jobs skills tests that can be taken limitless times to showcase/improve career abilities;
- Webinars with career experts and hiring managers to help in job searches;
- Special notification for early registration to members-only access FlexJobs Virtual Job Fairs, hiring events and special employer spotlight webinars;
- Alert emails that match remote and flexible jobs related to a member’s profile; and
- A personal dashboard to help stay organized, motivated, and educated.
“A community’s ability to adapt to changing workforce needs is critical in the ever-evolving world of economic development. Understanding that remote work can provide opportunities for a community to build its talent pipeline can really be impactful to economic success, and TVA is proud to continue to provide innovative solutions for job opportunities in the Valley,” said John Bradley, TVA Senior Vice President of Economic Development.
“As our economy changes, so does our economic development strategy. We are proud to partner with TVA to support these 50 new job opportunities for Lawrence Countians,” said Ryan Egly, President & CEO of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.
Lawrence Countians interested in applying for a FlexJobs membership can find more information here:
About the Tennessee Valley Authority
The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation. More information is available at TVA.com.
FlexJobs is a premium online job service for professionals seeking flexible work, specializing in full-time and part-time remote jobs, employee and freelance jobs, and on-site jobs with flexible, part-time, and alternative schedules. Since its start in 2007, FlexJobs has helped more than 4 million people in their job searches and has created the largest vetted database of legitimate flexible job opportunities in over 50 career categories. In addition, FlexJobs provides robust career support, including curated expert resources and career coaching services, to partner with job seekers in all phases of their journey.
About the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is a network of businesses, industries, local governments, utilities, and private citizens that are committed to improving the quality of life in and around the Lawrence County, Tennessee region through economic, tourism, and workforce development.
Ryan Egly | President & CEO
Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
25 B Public Square, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
o. (931) 762-4911