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Kim Schmidt

To the Point: Building Your Bench

If one of your department managers was promoted — or even left the dealership —  do you know who would replace them? Do you have employees who you’ve mentored and trained who are prepared to move into management roles?
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Compeer Financial Commits $1.9 Million to Developing Agriculture’s Workforce

Compeer is partnering with community and technical colleges to bolster vocational agriculture education programs and make them more accessible to young adults. Representatives from Compeer’s Fund for Rural America Board met with 30 post-secondary colleges to announce the first major gift from the Agriculture and Rural Initiative. 
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Webinar Replay

Workforce Development; Identifying Today’s Challenges for the Next Generation of Leadership [Webinar]

In this webinar, presented by WEDA CEO John Schmeiser and Michael Piercy, who heads up WEDA’s Dealer Institute, shares the results present the key findings of the survey on grooming employees for the next level and frustrations that dealers have in proper training and recruitment. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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Conversations in Ag

2 Industries, 1 Problem: Recruiting Technicians

Former teacher Richard Dugan and Ryan Goertzen, a former college president and current vice president of maintenance workforce development for AAR Corp., a global aerospace company based in Chicago with 60 locations worldwide, sat down during the Equipment Dealers Assn. 2019 Workforce Development Summit in Louisville, Ky., to compare notes on their challenges — and successes — in hiring technicians.
Former teacher Richard Dugan and Ryan Goertzen, a former college president and current vice president of maintenance workforce development for AAR Corp., a global aerospace company based in Chicago with 60 locations worldwide, sat down during the Equipment Dealers Assn. 2019 Workforce Development Summit in Louisville, Ky., to compare notes on their challenges — and successes — in hiring technicians.
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AEM Awards $50,000 in Grants to Build Next Generation Workforce

Five non-profit organizations developing the future of the manufacturing and trades workforces were awarded $10,000 each at the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) 2019 Annual Conference as part of their Next Gen Grant Program. The winning organizations focused on training for and encouraging careers in construction, manufacturing, technician service and business and financial skills development.
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Workforce Development Summit

10/16/19
GIE+Expo
Contact: Alex Hoffman
The second EDA Workforce Development Summit is scheduled for October 16, 2019. It will be held in Louisville, Ky., in conjunction with the GIE+EXPO. Read More

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