Friday, February 10, 2012

Workforce Committee Seeks Nomination

The EDG's Workforce Development Committee is accepting nominations for its annual Workforce Development Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize a business, educational institution or organization that is making an exceptional contribution to our area's workforce development.
The award is based upon the following criteria:
  • Employers who have developed innovative training programs
  • A corporate culture emphasizing employee learning
  • Promotion and involvement in skill development and educational attainment resulting in certifications or special honors
  • School / business partnerships including internships, work / study programs and facility tours 
    Jeanette Mihalec and ECC's Dr. Sam
The award will be presented at the Chamber's Annual Awards Luncheon in March. Previous award recipients have been Schleifring Medical Systems, Fabric Images, DLA Architects, Hoffer Plastics and Elgin Community College, (Skills USA) and the River Valley Workforce Investment Board.
For more information on the award or to make a nomination, please contact Bob Malm at the Chamber office, 847-741-5660. Nominations will be received until February 29, 2012.

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