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Building the Pipeline for our Regional Advanced Manufacturing Sector

 

To succeed, manufacturers need a skilled workforce, strong business model, leadership and a thriving community. In the Rochester region, poverty and unemployment are increasing. It has become a challenge to find qualified workers. Now is the time to unite and pledge to expand our workforce and long-term prosperity as business leaders in the community.

 

Make the 5% Pledge!
We are asking you to pledge 5% of your current workforce to the future. That means that for every 100 employees in your organization, you will strive to provide five temporary positions for interns, high school students, and/or the long-term unemployed as a method of exposing them to the manufacturing culture through experience. In turn, these workers will gain valuable skills and experience to guide them as they become the workforce of tomorrow.

 

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Submit the form below, and make the pledge:

  • Strive to hire five temporary workers (interns, high school students, long-term unemployed) for every 100 current employees. If you have 20 or less employees, just hire 1 student or intern!
  • Expose the workers to the manufacturing culture – highlight the high-tech capacity and future opportunities in manufacturing and skills needed to be successful in this industry.
  • Work with FAME, local colleges and high schools to match your organization with qualified candidates for your business.

 

Yes, I want to take the 5% Pledge!
5% Pledge – Fill out and submit this form today!

 

Thank you to the following organizations who have signed the 5% Pledge!  Click HERE to find out more about these corporate partners!