Turner Job Corps Students Receive 350,000 Job Opportunities in 2017
Turner Job Corps Center, a Management Training Corporation (MTC) center, in conjunction with E-Hired, provided 250 students with over 360,000 open job opportunities matched to their program & credentials.
For 2017, Turner Job Corps Center students received daily job opportunities matched to their program through the Department of Labor SOC Code system in their email as well as on their smart phones via the E-Hired job mapping application. Of the +/- 361,696 job opportunities provided to Turner Center students in 2017 the statistics by program are approximately:
Starting in 2018 E-Hire will be conducting monthly live 1-hour career & job coaching interactive seminars for all E-Hired institution students on such topics as:
Ø Answering difficult interview questions
Ø Appropriate & professional cover letters
Ø Resumes trends
Ø Social media do’s & don’ts
Session highlights will include
Ø Guest speakers including; hiring managers, national staffing company personnel, professional resume writers
Ø Certifications of competition provided to attendees with copies automatically provided to the student’s institution for any compliance requirements.
These live sessions were developed in conjunction with E-Hired stakeholders and advisors needing to meet crucial USDOL WIOA and USDOE accreditation compliance standards possibly necessary for continued participation in various programs, as well as a value-added feature providing an overwhelming decisive strategic advantage for inclusion in RFP proposals over organizations not providing E-Hired student support tools.
The Turner Job Corps Center started out as the Turner Air Force Base, a training center for air crews. In 1967, the base was turned over to the Navy, which closed it in 1974. After a brief stint as a civilian general aviation airport and a tenant Georgia Army National Guard aviation unit, the base became the site of the Job Corps Center in 1978.
The Job Corps program was created during the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964 as part of Johnson’s War on Poverty and Great Society initiatives that sought to expand economic and social opportunities for Americans, especially minorities and the poor. Job Corps is one of the oldest social programs in the federal government today. A product of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, the Job Corps was first set up by Sargent Shriver, a member of the Kennedy family who ran many of Johnson’s social programs. Shriver modeled the Job Corps on the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s, which provided room, board, and employment to thousands of unemployed people.
The first National Director of the Job Corps program was Dr. S. Stephen Uslan, who was appointed by President Lyndon Johnson and reported directly to Sargent Shriver. The current national director of the Office of Job Corps is Lenita Jacobs-Simmons The Job Corps program is currently authorized under Title I-C of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
Management Training Corporation (MTC) is the nation’s premier leading Job Corps operator. Since 1981, MTC has been teaching and training young people to be prepared for the workforce. This intense and highly-successful training is done through the Department of Labor’s Job Corps program. MTC trained 12,680 students in 2016 in a variety of fields including healthcare, construction, technology, and business.
E-Hired provides career service and student placement support, as well as DOL integrated automated resumes to over 300 campuses and institutions including; 2 – 4 year public and private colleges & universities, vocational training providers, as well as various state and federal government agencies. Institutions utilizing E-Hired can see an up to 5% increase in student placement within its first 8 weeks of E-Hired provided job opportunities being provided to their students and an up to 22% increase in student placement over a 12-month period.
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