NapaLearns, Trinchero Family Estates, Explore Essentials Needed to Find a Job

Kicks Off Series of Career Chats

Peg Maddocks, PhD, Executive Director, NapaLearns
Published on November 20, 2020

Napa, Calif. November 20, 2020 When looking for that new job have you ever wondered, ‘where do I start my search‘ or ‘what are employers looking for’‘? 

These are big questions and nonprofit NapaLearns and Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) have teamed up to help answer them. Nora McAuley, human resources manager at Trinchero Family Estates, will be presenting at the NapaLearns Virtual Career Academy Career Chat on December 1, 2020, from 4:00-5:00pm. Founded in 1948 and with more than 1,000 employees, TFE is the world’s second-largest family-owned winery and fourth-largest overall. 

Nora McAuley, TFE, Leads Discussion

McAuley joined TFE in 2008 after earning her degree in Business Administration from Chico State. For the last 10 years, she has led the Summer Internship Program at TFE, attracting college students from all over the United States. Currently, she is the HR Business Partner supporting employees in the Operations and Supply Chain departments.

She will be speaking on the processes and issues related to: 

  • Searching — how to increase your visibility through your digital profile
  • Interviewing — how to prepare for the best outcome 
  • Hiring — what are the skills companies are seeking 

Career Chats

Whether you’re trying to find your first job or planning to change careers, you don’t want to miss this talk! This is the first in a series of free Career Chats that are being offered to individuals living or working in Napa County as part of the NapaLearns Virtual Career Academy. 

The event is free to attend, but registration is required at

For more information about the upcoming NapaLearns Virtual Career Academy spring term, visit


About NapaLearns

NapaLearns is a nonprofit with a bold mission – to equip every student in Napa County with the skills they need to thrive in college, careers and their community. NapaLearns has invested millions of dollars in innovative public education programs that improve graduation rates, boost academic achievement and ensure that students have the skills to compete in the workforce of tomorrow. Learn more at