Blog posts from November, 2013

Persistence is Key at MAGNET

November 21, 2013 by MAGNET Ohio

We at MAGNET are proud to be a strong force for northeast Ohio’s manufacturers in achieving top line growth and greater profitability. Like every manufacturer that we assist, though, we also had our own struggles at the start of our efforts. In this blog post, Brad Whitehead, president of the Fund for Our Economic Future, details our initial trials and how his two "secret weapons" – Persistence and Failing Forward – have reoriented MAGNET into a true leader for manufacturers’ economic development. Click here to read Whitehead’s account. To learn more about our persistence can pay off for your company, visit us at our web site today!

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Charter One Donates To Support Manufacturing Job Program for Veterans

November 12, 2013 by MAGNET Ohio

We at MAGNET are excited to announce that we’ll be continuing our efforts to help match U.S. military veterans with quality jobs in Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing industry, thanks in great part to a generous donation from Charter One. Today, Charter One Vice President and Regional Business Development Officer Peter Giavara (pictured right) presented MAGNET President and Chief Executive Officer Dan Berry (left) with a check for $26,500 to continue our veterans program during a special presentation at a Veterans Career Expo at the Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland. "Our partnership with MAGNET will help returning servicemen and women find jobs that utilize the excellent skills they developed in the military," Giavara said. "This innovative program has already helped us connect 70 veterans with quality manufacturing careers in Northeast Ohio, and Charter One’s donation will help us keep this awesome effort going."

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MAGNET Workforce and Talent Development Team Helps Returning Veterans Find Manufacturing Jobs

November 05, 2013 by MAGNET Ohio

MAGNET is proud to continue working with regional manufacturing companies in connecting our military veterans to excellent career opportunities. This is accomplished through MAGNET’s Career Assistance for Returning Veterans program. In this video, you’ll see how our close relationship with prominent Northeast Ohio-based manufacturers can help you towards utilizing your skills as part of a solid workforce and in an industry that needs dedicated people.

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