Here are some resources to help you build your recruitment strategy to attract Advanced Manufacturing and Technology talent:
Manufacturing Day (First Friday in October) – visit www.mfgday.com if your company is interested in hosting an open house and take advantage of the resources available such as videos, a guideline on what makes a successful event, publicity surrounding your event once you register your event, etc. You can also look up all available hosting businesses for the event for October in case you are interested in visiting one.
Student/Manufacturers Connection Fair - Wednesday, April 24, 2019 At The State Capitol 9am-3pm (see attached flyer)
Hartford Job Corp Academy (HJCA) – great resource for entry-level talent, contact Shimika Drummond (see attached flyer)
Year to Career Programs @ Tunxis Community College – see attached flyer to review a list of available programs
Manufacturing Institute – visit www.Costofahire.com for an ROI calculator to determine how much the skills gap is costing your business (attached flyer)
National Association of Manufacturers – visit https://www.nam.org/
New England Spring & Metal Stamping Association – visit https://www.nesma-usa.com/
Bristol Adult Education – visit https://adulted.bristol.k12.
Central CT Chambers of Commerce – visit www.CentralCTChambers.org
Connecticut Department of Labor/American Job Centers – visit https://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/
Join local high schools, technical schools, and college Advisory Boards! Get involved, make connections! Some local schools to consider include: Bristol Tech, Southington HS, Plainville HS, and Tunxis Community College. Manufacturing training centers are currently located or being built at CT State Community Colleges.
For more information about these resources or for additional questions, contact our panel members from the Bristol Tech Advisory Committee:
President & CEO
Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce
Executives Suites at 440 North Main Street
Bristol, CT 06010
Chief Financial Officer
Supervisor; Adult Education,
EL's and Bristol Preparatory Academy
President; Connecticut Association of Adult and Continuing Education
860-584-7865 Ext 710102