New Jersey Council of County Colleges in the News!
Posted 4/3/2017 11:43 AM by Angel Harlins
Since its Ready to Work New Jersey program launched in 2014, H-1B RTW grantee New Jersey Council of County Colleges has helped to employ over 870 people who were previously long-term unemployed. The estimated economic benefit of this program to the state exceeds $40 million.
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Recently, as part of the grant program, Haier America partnered with Passaic County Community College to train the next generation of electromechanical technicians to service appliances and equipment. Haier donated equipment to be used for training these future technicians and PCCC is providing new facilities and instruction – making this a joint venture between private and public entities. In addition to this unique employer-focused partnership, PCCC is working with Haier to deliver industry-recognized content and help place participants in jobs through their network of servicing firms and retailing centers.
The grantee’s Workforce Consortium is one of New Jersey’s most important and unique assets to help businesses grow and assist more people in gaining employment throughout the state. Its numerous programs cater to the needs of many employers statewide.
Click on this link to learn more about Ready to Work New Jersey and the impact of the Workforce Consortium’s other successful training programs.