Emily Legel, Executive Director at the Northwest Illinois Economic Development Group, joins the program to discuss the efforts that they are making to boost their regional economy, and what makes Northwest Illinois a great place to work and live. She also shares tips for both job seekers and business owners.
Dianna Schuler, Business Relations Manager at BEST, Inc., joins the program to discuss the benefits of apprenticeship programs for employers and for regional economic development. She reveals how apprenticeships can be a powerful tool to attract, recruit and retain quality talent, and how employers can learn more about how to start their own apprenticeship program.
Pam Furlan, Executive Director of BEST, Inc., joins the program to discuss a new grant that is dedicated to helping people in recovery from opioid addiction return to the workforce. Pam reveals the details of the grant, some of the data about the cost of addiction in the workplace, and the stakeholders and partners who […]