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New Opportunities to Grow Your Region's Workforce: Mathis

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This presentation was delivered at NADO's 2018 Annual Training Conference, held in Charlotte, NC on October 13-16. For more information, visit: https://www.nado.org/events/2018-annual-training-conference/

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New Opportunities to Grow Your Region's Workforce: Mathis

  1. 1. New Opportunities to Grow Your Region’s Workforce MANUFACTURING FUNDAMENTALS NADO 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
  2. 2. Middle Georgia Regional Commission Aging Services Technology Services Local Government Assistance Workforce Development Planning Transportation Economic Development Serving the Communities of Middle Georgia
  3. 3. Middle Georgia •Macon Bibb County is employment center in the region •Target Industries: Manufacturing, Health Care, Warehouse Distribution, Aerospace, Food Processing •Large employers: RAFB, GEICO, YKK, Frito Lay, Kumho, Academy Sports, Nichiha, Blue Bird
  4. 4. 3 Week Training at Technical College 1 Week Employment Readiness 8 Week Work Experience Manufacturing Fundamentals Manufacturing Fundamentals
  5. 5. WIOA Services •Career Development Services •Individualized Plan •Support Services • Transportation • Child Care •Priority of Services • Returning Citizens
  6. 6. Technical College Sessions •Intro to PCs/ Cyber Security/ Social Media •Excel •Problem Solving in Manufacturing •Math and Measurement •Warehousing Inventory •Six Sigma •Hand and Power Tools •Intro to Electricity •Industry Tours Certifications Forklift OSHA 10-hour First Aid/CPR/AED National Career Readiness Certificate Six Sigma White Belt
  7. 7. Employment Readiness •Employment Readiness •Soft Skills •Resume Writing •Mock Interviews with Employers •Health/Wellness •Financial Literacy •Crisis Management and Counseling Resources
  8. 8. Work, Work Experience, Training • Work • Work Experience • Intended for participants to gain experience and to make connections with employers for permanent placement. • Paid internship • Up to 8 weeks with Manufacturing Employer • Can be up to 40 hours/week • Training • Certificate or Degree programs
  9. 9. Results and Impact •8 sessions (April 2016- Current) •81 people completed program (100%) • 26 from Transition Center / Dismas Charities • Employed, Pursuing Training / Certificate Programs, or seeking employment In Their Own Words

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