The Oklahoma CareerTech System is a partner in the effort to help Oklahomans earn the credentials and degrees they’ll need to find employment and fill the growing skills gap - forecast to be a 23 percent gap by 2020.
Making a difference in agriscience; Director forms business and industry advisory council; free Moodle training now available; CareerTech plans summer camps to encourage creativity in learning; Oklahoma Quality Foundation offering boot camp; Great Plains Tech to show off pre-engineering program; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Beginning July 1, 2015, MAVCC product offerings will be transitioned to CIMC
CareerTech featured in Commerce newsletter; ODCTE wins OKSPRA awards; Autry Technology Center instructor elected to state medical board; CIMC catalog now available; job fair at WTC Elk City is a success; special thanks for attending the Digital Projects Open House; useful links and my schedule for the week.
Digital projects open house set for March 31; CareerTech academy courses approved for academic credit; hiring event planned in McAlester opened to the public; CareerTech participates in training gap analysis at Tinker AFB; school board continuing education planned for April; Tri County Tech superintendent talks about tech centers and the workforce; useful links and my schedule for the week.
CareerTech board members, secretary of education and workforce confirmed; Tulsa Technology Center sponsors manufacturing connection event; CareerTech data system release expected July 1; agency staff members selected as Baldrige examiners; Metro Technology Centers receives grant; Oklahoma Works featured on Oklahoma Horizon; useful links and my schedule for the week.
"We now require WorkKeys. This is just good business. Now, when we hire five employees, we keep five. And, they move up." - Chyrel Fortner, Human Resources Manager, Pan Pacific Products, Broken Bow
"Since 2006, every hourly employee hired at Spirit AeroSystems has completed the WorkKeys and Career Readiness Certificate application hiring process." Debbie Dalton, Human Resource Manager
Oklahoma City residents are learning that a healthy body begins with a healthy mind.
"WorkKeys® is for the employee's benefit as much as the company. The company invests in its employees in a perceived fair manner. The result is company loyalty." Keith Watters Hobby Lobby Distribution Personnel/Hiring Center
"In a way, WorkKeys assists in turning the art of hiring the right candidate into more of a science. As a science-based company, that is very important to us." - Pam Maguire, Sr. Human Resources Manager
TSA members learn about the power of engineering; comment period open for CareerTech rules; National Partnership for Careers Conference; CareerTech Hall of Fame nominations open; lottery applications due March 13; useful links and my schedule for the week.
High school student combines medical background with new love of airplanes.
"The WorkKeys/CRC process saves valuable time, money, and resources for FES." - Brenda Rolls, President and CEO of Frontier Electronic Systems.
"Having applicants with work ready skills that match our jobs has helped reduce training time." - David Forgety, Human Resources Manager
Open house to showcase digital progress; accreditation training completed; CareerTech making a difference; assessment opportunities being planned; NACTEI Annual Conference information; useful links and my schedule for the week.