Registered Apprenticeship Programs Past Webinars
Past Registered Apprenticeship Webinars
Check out all of the previous webinars WiM, in partnership with exceptional organizations, have created to bring awareness to the benefits of Registered Apprenticeship Programs.
Through the Women in Manufacturing Association's® (WiM) partnership with Jobs for the Future, WiM Corporate Members, Chapters, and Individual Members have access to a streamlined way of building their own Registered Apprenticeship Program. Jobs for the Future works to connect interested corporations with the appropriate partner to carry out a successful and equitable Registered Apprenticeship Program by providing technical assistance in recruiting, retaining, and training women in manufacturing Registered Apprenticeship Programs.
Targeted Recruiting and Retention Practices for RAPs
Melissa MacGregor, Director of Jobs for the Future joined us to talk about strategies for recruiting and retaining manufacturing talent through registered apprenticeship training, ways to make small internal changes for big impact in attracting talent and how to target your recruiting to a specific population.
Best Practices Webinar with Scott Ellsworth with Jobs for the Future
Scott brings his wealth of knowledge to WiM and shares information on where to begin with Registered Apprenticeship Programs. He discusses the ins and outs and some of the most common questions when it comes to starting a program.
Best Practices Panel Discussion
Starr Sherman from Cuyahoga Community College, Shana Peschek from Machinists Institute and Dave Guinn from Wayne County Community College spoke with Allison Grealis about how using outside resources could enhance Registered Apprenticeship Programs.
Best Practices Webinar with Susan Emmerich of BASF
Susan spoke with WiM about how BASF started their Registered Apprenticeship Program and in just two years was able to grow from 4 locations to 23.
Best Practices Webinar with Cheryl Thompson of CADIA
Cheryl shared with WiM her experiences as an Apprentice and how it helped catapult her career.
Lunch and Learn Panel Discussion
Nel Cowham with Pridgeon & Clay, Valeries Hughes with GE Appliances, a Haier Company and Mary Hofstra with Grand Rapids Community College
WiM had a panel discussion on the benefits of having a Registered Apprenticeship Program and how it can help train and retain employees.