Our very own apprenticeship participant, Zoe Pierce, was recently selected to be an Illinois Apprentice Ambassador by the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board and Apprenticeship Illinois Committee. Apprentice Ambassadors serve as champions for Apprenticeship programs by sharing their success stories and promoting Apprenticeships to career seekers and employers.
In March 2022, Marissa began her apprenticeship as a Medical Assistant at Shawnee Health. Before joining Shawnee Health, Marissa had been a part-time secretary at a local church. She heard about the Apprenticeship Program from her mom and “jumped at the opportunity.”
Man-Tra-Con Corporation and the Southern Illinois Workforce Development Board Welcome Robyn Russell as Chief Executive Officer.
A staff meeting held on Monday, November 6, 2023, at the Man-Tra-Con Corporation office in Marion, Illinois, officially welcomed Robyn Russell as Chief Executive Officer.
Career Specialist Nikki Lanham reports on her customer. “Thomas first visited Man-Tra-Con in January 2020, seeking training assistance. He had been laid off from his job in the coal mines, where he worked as a mechanic,” Nikki explains.
In addition to recruitment and training services, Man-Tra-Con can help your company get through an upcoming layoff. We provide federally funded assistance that can help employees facing a layoff transition to new employment or get trained to work for an “in-demand” industry.