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Meet Yasir Alhaimus-NOMAC Maintenance Mechanic Apprentice

Posted by WIRE-Net on Jun 12, 2018 9:16:52 AM

Yasir Alhaimus – NOMAC Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Apprentice (U.S. Cotton)

Yasir is 29 years old.  He currently resides in Cleveland with his brother and parents, but immigrated to the United States in 2015.  He had an extensive education prior to immigrating including a Bachelor Degree in Technology (Computer Science) from a university in New Delhi, India.  According to Yasir, when he arrived in the U.S., it was very difficult for him to obtain a job in his field.  Few employers would recognize his degree and he lacked any professional experience in his field on study.

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Topics: Tri-C, Training, Apprenticeship Consortium, US Cotton, Maintenance Mechanic

Reflections on Task Force Report on Apprenticeship Expansion

Posted by Michael Hoag on May 29, 2018 1:55:51 PM

On May 10th The President’s commissioned Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion presented a detailed list of recommendations for expanding apprenticeship in the U.S.  The report includes some important recommendations focused on industry-driven strategies.

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Topics: Training, Apprenticeship Consortium, Michael Hoag

Proposed Minimum Wage Law to Create Good Paying Jobs Will Not Be Achieved

Posted by John Colm, WIRE-Net President and Executive Director on Jun 8, 2016 12:52:55 PM

For the last 30 years, my work has focused on working with Cleveland based manufacturers and helping them compete, invest, grow and add jobs in the city.

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Topics: Membership, Manufacturing, City of Cleveland, Advocacy, Training, Good Paying Jobs, Minimum Wage, Economic Development

Training Your Employees in 2016

Posted by Julie King on Dec 15, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Trending over the past six months of WIRE-Net blog posts and other social media is a palpable urgency to develop employee talent and skills, and train the front line supervisors and company leaders of tomorrow.

Because WIRE-Net teams are working daily with manufacturing companies like yours, we know that we have to balance your training interests with operation production schedules, employee time, budget, and return on investment.

You want to choose the day and topic of interest that fits into your life. We get it!

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Topics: ERC Supervisory Training, Workforce Development, Training

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