Free Panel Discussion Provides Insights into the Future of Work

Posted on April 25, 2018 By

It seems employers have a difficult time finding job seekers who have the skills needed for work today. In other words, a skills gap exists. What does that mean? A panel of professional experts from many industries will discuss the skills needed for jobs now and in the future at a free panel discussion and networking event on May 15, 2018, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, N.J. Admission is free but registration is required because seating is limited.

The moderator is Christine Dykeman, employment counselor, Business Services, Monmouth County Workforce Development. Panel members include Allison Colantuoni, PHR, SHRM-CP, director of HR, Maser Consulting; Irene DiNigris, vice president, talent, iCIMS; Kareen Kircher, CSP, CSM, CSPO, owner, DevOps Advisors; Martin Kohli, chief regional economist, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Michele Martin, NSCN, president, The Bamboo Project; Greg D. Mason, administrator, Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth; Greg Menza, job placement specialist, Brookdale Community College; Kari Prager, professional recruiter, CentraState Health Care System; Gayle Spak, associate VP, NJ Institute of Technology; and Ian Trammell, executive director, Economic and Cluster Development, NJ Innovation Institute.

Sponsors include Jersey Shore Association of Human Resources (JSAHR); Monmouth County Workforce Development Board, and Bell Works.

In addition, the panel will discuss opportunities available to job seekers throughout Monmouth County and surrounding areas; transferable skills; existing pathways in industries and across industries; the most desirable technology skills and soft skills; challenges facing the workforce to grow in this century; the pros and cons of the many generations in today’s workforce; and the “Gig Economy.”

To reserve a seat, email your name and cell number to This program is pending two (2) SHRM and two (2) HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) recertification credits (