Forging Your Future: A Recap of the Job Seeker Training Hosted by Digital Foundry

On February 19th, 9 eager job seekers gathered to participate in a Manufacturing Bootcamp at Digital Foundry in New Kensington. With the presence of local manufacturing companies including: Penn United Technologies, Oberg Industries, and Re:Build Manufacturing, the event promised invaluable insights and opportunities for those looking to carve their path in the manufacturing industry.

The Purpose Behind Forging Your Future: Forging Your Future is more than just a program; it’s a commitment to empower individuals with the skills and resources needed to thrive in the manufacturing sector. Through Catalyst Connection’s collaboration with leading industry partner, Digital Foundry, we aim to bridge the gap between job seekers and manufacturing companies, fostering a relationship that benefits all parties.

The Highlights of the Job Seeker Training: The Job Seeker Training held on February 19th was a resounding success, marked by engaging sessions, practical workshops, and insightful discussions. Participants had the chance to interact directly with representatives from Penn United Technologies, Oberg Industries, and Re:Build, gaining firsthand knowledge about the industry’s requirements and expectations.

Key Takeaways from the Event:

  • Industry Insights: Attendees received valuable insights into the manufacturing sector, including emerging trends, technological advancements, and in-demand skills.
  • Networking Opportunities: The event provided a platform for job seekers to network with professionals from esteemed manufacturing companies, laying the foundation for potential employment opportunities.
  • Skill Enhancement: Through interactive workshops and training sessions students learned about safety, 3D printing, robotics, SMART manufacturing, and manufacturing careers. This helped enhance their employability and competitiveness in the job market.

Looking Ahead:

The success of the Job Seeker Training underscores the effectiveness of initiatives like Forging Your Future in bridging the gap between job seekers and manufacturing companies. As we continue our efforts to empower individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the industry, we remain committed to creating more opportunities for growth and development.

We are confident that initiatives like Forging Your Future will continue to pave the way for success for aspiring individuals in the manufacturing industry. Stay tuned for more updates and events as we continue our journey towards a brighter future in manufacturing.

Check out our Forging Your Future: intro to Manufacturing 25-minute online course if you haven’t yet!



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