Archive for the ‘Employer Partners’ Category

Rome Training CEO, Jeff Newman presents to the Career Transition class regarding vision, motivational, and techniques to keep the students inspired and working towards the goals. Jeff encouraged the students to work together  with Job Corps staff to achieve better results. Jeff also reviewed the importance of setting SMART goals. The Career Transitional Readiness class [...]

James David Jackson, a 2018 healthcare graduate of Charleston Job Corps, is now working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) on a neuroscience medical-surgical unit at the Charleston Area Medication Center. Jackson completed the Practical Nursing program at the Garnet Career Center in Charleston after completing his training at Charleston Job Corps as part of [...]

William Martin graduated from the North Texas Job Corps on March 18, 2020, was hired by the Rock Solid Masonry Co. in Louisville, KY making $15 per hour.  Martin is in the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local 4 – Indiana and Kentucky Bricklaying apprenticeship program.  William is on track to become a journeyman bricklayer.  [...]

Outreach & Placement Director, BCL, Admission Manager and Outreach staff conducted a virtual round table discussion on the topic of Operating in a Covid– 19 world. The meeting was informative and worthwhile. The primary goal of this conference was to bring together community educators, leaders, practitioners and professionals in an open dialogue, to discuss the [...]

If you’ve used anything glass today, you likely came in contact with Trona. If you took an antacid you ingested it. If you passed a water treatment plant, you saw a common place for its use. Trona is the mineral that results in soda ash, which has many everyday uses in our lives. The world’s [...]

INTO THE WEEDS: The Wind River Job Corps, in an effort to effectively guide job placement partnership initiatives, dug deep into data provided by Wyoming and Colorado economic and workforce development agencies. The data analysis represents a first step in the plan for developing strategic industry partnerships for the benefit of Wind River Job Corps [...]

“How many Zooms did You do this week?” has become a common question amid CV-19 concerns, and the go-to channel for community meetings. Early on in the pandemic, digital meetings were welcomed. Three months, and multiple layers of community involvement later, local Community Relations Council participants are getting zoomed-out. Even so, we had a need [...]

“Every out-of-state job corps graduate, every Wyoming student, offers the State of Wyoming an opportunity to broaden and deepen its talent pool. And in so doing, bolster economic development efforts.” This was the message Cathleen Cline, Business & Community Liaison for Wind River Job Corps, offered to the Governor-appointed Wyoming Workforce Development Council at their [...]

The National Job Corps Association grades centers for their community and legislative outreach efforts on a quarterly basis based on points compiled for work completed. Each center must reach a minimum number of points to meet “gold” status. MTC (WRJC’s management contractor) has additional requirements to reach “MTC gold.” Wind River Job Corps has met [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center Counselor, Wendy Malmberg makes face masks by using her sewing talent to help medical personnel, veterans, and the community.”Making face masks started as a way to protect my family and my co-workers and a challenge to myself to see I could do it,” Malmberg said. “I learned how to sew as [...]