October 5, 2016 8:00am
Manufacturers & Veterans: Opportunity Meets Talent
A ManufactureNJ Industry Summit Event
As Manufacturing experiences a resurgence so does the skills-gap. This event will focus on helping manufacturers and veterans see the connection between the hard and soft skills learned in the military with the skills needed for jobs in manufacturing. Additionally, numerous job interviewing opportunities are an integral part of this event.
When: October 5, 2016 – 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: New Jersey Institute of Technology, (NJIT) Newark, Campus Center Ballroom
Conversational Forum – 8:00-10:30 a.m.
· Manufacturers discussing opportunities for Veterans
· How Veterans can play a critical role in strengthening the manufacturing industry
· Organizations that train Veterans for employment opportunities
· Veterans sharing their experiences working in manufacturing
· Manufacturers and Veterans openly discussing challenges
Job Interview Speed Rally – 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Sponsored by Bridging the Gap)
Hiring Managers will interview prescreened and qualified Veterans. During the “Interview Speed Rally” process, employers and job candidates will each get several opportunities to meet and be interviewed.
Veterans and manufacturers looking to participate in the “Job Interview Speed Rally” should reach out to Raymond Vaccari, Director of NJ Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT NJ ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TALENT NETWORK (M-NJ)
ManufactureNJ brings New Jersey’s advanced manufacturing companies together with educational and public workforce organizations so workers can improve skills and manufacturers can get and grow the skilled workers they need when they need them. To do this, ManufactureNJ: – Helps regional groups convene to set change in motion leverages networks of industry, education and community leaders toward building region-wide solutions – Provides analyses so regional leaders can develop informed strategies and make informed decisions – Provides opportunities for tech startups to attract skilled workers – Builds awareness of activities related to advanced manufacturing in New Jersey
Sponsors and Partners
Thank you to all of our Manufacturing Day 2016 sponsors and partners!
Special thanks to the NJMEP Board of Directors for their ongoing support of Manufacturing Day!