With the start of a new government fiscal year upon us and the end of the calendar year right around the corner, it is time to review and approve the budget for the upcoming year. Businesses are always looking for creative ways to reduce their costs while continuing to offer the same (or better) level of service and support to customers. Funding for training programs is unfortunately one of the first areas of the budget to be subjected to cuts. Annual training programs are beneficial to both the employee and the business, so instead of reducing the budget, why not utilize a training consortium to receive the maximum benefit from your training dollars? A training consortium benefits your business in the following ways:
After a long economic downturn, Michigan has begun to bounce back in manufacturing, building on its long history as the nation’s leading automotive manufacturing hub. In continuing IMT Career Journal’s series highlighting programs and initiatives to help the U.S. manufacturing sector create good jobs, we look at a few programs that are preparing Michigan’s manufacturing workforce.
Today marks the end of Hannover Messe 2013, the world’s largest industrial trade fair, where nearly 225,000 attendees had the opportunity to visit with 6,550 exhibitors from 62 nations. The show’s exhibitors included the Corporation for Economic Development (CED), which focuses on activities leading to economic diversity, stronger employer base and job growth in Madison County, Ind. Read more