As part of a new state strategy, MSSC would like to introduce Ms. LeeSa Page, Senior Advisor to our MSSC community.  Her primary role will be to facilitate collaborative efforts to more broadly implement CPT and CLT certification in the state of Kentucky.  She will work with the business community, education and others to increase awareness…[ Read More → ]

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MSSC is pleased to announce that the 2015 Edition of the MSSC National Skill Standards for front-line work in advanced manufacturing and logistics were officially released on June 17, 2015! These standards are vitally important because they are the gold standard: the nation’s authoritative reference and common language for companies and schools to use in defining…[ Read More → ]

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On June 17, 2015, more than 250 leaders from the manufacturing and logistics industry, education, and government attended the Executive Briefing at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, Indiana. The event was hosted by Ivy Tech in collaboration with SME and the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council, featuring MSSC and the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). Discussion largely…[ Read More → ]

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If you are you an employer in the TDL industry seeking skilled & certified employees, look no further…MSSC has your solution to have certified logistics candidates come right to you seeking job opportunities!  The program includes Active Duty in transition, Reserve, Guard and Veterans. These individuals already have the soft skills (e.g. teamwork, discipline, work…[ Read More → ]

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You are in the home stretch in the last part of the Career Pathway Series, now it’s time to apply for jobs!  Remember everyone had to start somewhere in their career so always keep your head up in the application process.  Employers recognize individuals who are doing mass job applications when the content of the…[ Read More → ]

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MSSC is most pleased to have had so many of you register to attend our June 16-17th Executive Briefing at Ivy Tech Community College on: Industry Certifications: Closing Manufacturing Skills Gap in Great Lakes Region As you know, the event is hosted by President, Tom Snyder, of Ivy Tech Community College in collaboration with SME (Society…[ Read More → ]

Below is a message from Leo Reddy, Chairman & CEO, MSSC in regards to the new MSSC Veteran-Employer Career Connector! On behalf of the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce the new Veteran-Employer Career Connector program designed to connect employers to industry certified Military and Veterans in transportation, logistics…[ Read More → ]

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After you have selected the career you want to pursue, explored your higher education options, it is now time to start building your resume! You need to make your resume unique, to the point, and expresses your skills to catch the eye of the employer.  As part of this career pathway, we identified 3 reminders…[ Read More → ]

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The next step on your Career Pathway after choosing a specific career option is higher education.  The career choice that you may be pursuing may require an AA, BA, or specific trade school experience, etc.  Narrowing down your options and what will work for you will take time and effort, but in the end, there…[ Read More → ]

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Diving into the getting started process with MSSC at your center can be both exciting and even a bit overwhelming at times.  In reality, it is understandable that staff is located in different departments, there may be scheduling conflicts, and other issues, etc.  To help guide you, below are suggested MSSC processes to share with…[ Read More → ]

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