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Jackson College is here to support our local employers in their efforts to recruit, retain and upskill their workforce. We invite you to post positions, host interns and recruit on our campuses.
Discover How Jackson College Is Supporting Employers
Jackson College‘s Corporate and Continuing Education division (CCE) collaborates with economic and workforce development organizations to better serve employers in the South Central Michigan region. As businesses expand and diversify to remain competitive, having a pulse on the local business community allows CCE to be proactive and demand-driven in its training approach. In response to ever-changing workforce needs, CCE offers a variety of services for employers, including;
- Assisting employers with customizing training, including developing curriculum and training the trainer on deployment strategies.
- Facilitating the Michigan New Jobs Training Program to provide no-cost training opportunities for eligible employers. Currently, CCE manages more than $4 million in agreements.
- Identifying training needs and offering company-specific solutions, such as providing information for apprenticeship programming or referrals to related community resources and services.
- Working with workforce organizations to identify additional resources, such as funding opportunities or U.S. Department of Labor connections
Our Mission is to develop today’s workforce and tomorrow’s economy by engaging employers, job seekers, and partners.
Training & Programs
Training For Your Workforce
Incumbent Worker Training (IWT): IWT funds assist employers with upgrading the skills of employees in order to retain or maintain employment, enhance their wage earning capacity, add to the viability and productivity of the business or avert a layoff situation.
On the Job Training (OJT): OJT can help soon to be hired eligible employees acquire occupational skills in a paid working environment. Employers are eligible to be reimbursed for up to 75 percent of the participating employee’s wage during the training period. OJT funding is only available pre the offer of employment.
Soft Skills Training:Soft Skills may in fact be more important for career development and organizational success over the long term than many specific technical and occupational skills. Michigan Works Southeast dedicated team members will work with employers who want to improve the “people skills” and retention of their workforce. We offer a wide array of courses designed to build relationships of trust, positive interactions and personal productivity. We have a customizable curriculum,” Bring Your A Game To Work” that is accredited through The Center for Work Ethic Development, LLC.
Expansion & Growth
Michigan Works Southeast offers a wide variety of sustainable solutions to assist employers in recruiting, hiring, training and retaining the best qualified candidates to maximize their existing workforce. All services are offered free of charge to eligible job seekers and employers unless otherwise noted.
- Job description review
- Regional up to date wage data
- O*NET Occupational website access
- Job postings on Pure Michigan Talent Connect
- Access to recruitment mediums including Talent Connect, Social media outlets, News Publications, Radio Advertising and Service Center postings
- Career Fairs & In-Center Employer of the Day events
- Application and resume collection, screening & processing
- Candidate interview scheduling & coordinating
- Candidate screening for program eligibility