Partnering with Businesses to Source Talent & Save Time

Our Business Services team is here to help you hire qualified, well-prepared candidates for your job openings. We pre-screen all candidates & conduct skills assessments to ensure they are an appropriate match, saving you valuable time & money.

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Assistance drafting & marketing job descriptions

Candidate prescreening

Occupational skills testing

Job retention support for new hires

Assistance hosting online recruiting and hiring events

Space to host recruiting and hiring events

Job readiness training for potential candidates

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Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Information Technology

Healthcare

Manufacturing

Hospitality

Banking & Finance

In the midst of the pandemic, we are able to offer our services virtually. We host virtual interviews & virtual hiring events.

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We offer businesses up to six months of reimbursement for a new hire’s wages during the training period. OJT enables you to train new hires to your businesses’ exact needs. The program is free to participating businesses.

As many Americans are seeking a career pivot as a result of the pandemic, OJT offers both job seekers and businesses a unique opportunity. OJT helps businesses hire candidates who are a fit for intangible skills like customer service, timeliness, and attention to detail, while training for hard skills that are position-specific.

We offer OJT to our business partners in the following counties: Cook, Will, DeKalb, Kendall, and Kane.

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The Benefits of On-the-Job Training (OJT)

Quality Candidates

Quality Candidates

Hire employees who meet your needs and can be trained in your company’s best practices.

Financial Incentives

Get reimbursed for up to 50% of your new hire’s wages.

No Hassle

Our experienced team will take you through the process of establishing an OJT quickly and efficiently.

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How Does the OJT Process Work?

On-the-Job Training (OJT) is a training model developed by the business community to train new hires while they earn wages.

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Set up a virtual or in-person meeting to discuss your open positions and whether OJT is a fit.

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Create an OJT Plan

We will take you through the process of developing training plans for any positions you would like to train new hires for on-the-job. The plan will outline what skills are needed to do the job successfully and how you can determine the skills have been learned.

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Hire New Talent

Source your own candidates or hire from our pool of talent. Begin training on the first day of work.

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Get Reimbursed for Training Time

The OJT program reimburses for up to six months of wages during new hire training. Our team will work with you to track training hours and skills acquisition. We will issue the reimbursement once training is complete.

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Businesses that retain employees over the long-term save time and money, avoiding the high costs of turnover and the staff time needed to train new hires. We work directly with businesses and their new hires to promote retention and find solutions to issues that impact success on the job.

We work with candidates we place for one-year post-hire. Our staff stay in touch to offer support and help new hires transition into their new position. Assistance securing childcare during work hours, managing transportation to and from work, and obtaining work-appropriate clothing are among the supports we offer.

Provide us with your contact information so our Business Services Team can reach out to you.

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