People having a difficult time finding jobs, are being asked to look into the manufacturing industry. While other areas in the workforce seem to be struggle, it is estimated that nearly 92-thousand skilled trade jobs are available in Ohio alone.
Tri Star Career Compact holding an open house Monday night, allowing people to see what the manufacturing industry has to offer.
Looking for a job while still in school, Zach Heckman used the opportunity to create connections with business professionals and to get more information on companies. For Zach, informational meet-and-greet events such as this one, serve as a way to open doors to a better future.
Dave Voisard was once in a similar situation, looking for jobs after school. Dave was talking with those in attendance tonight, reminding them that there are more options than a four year college education.
As Director for the Mercer County Community and Economic Development office, Jared Ebbing says the job outlook in the industry couldn't look any better.
If you are looking for training in the field of manufacturing, there are a few area trade schools accepting students. Tri Star Career Compact, Apollo Career Center, and the University of Northwestern Ohio.