An experienced and hardworking workforce is one of the most important factors to having a productive and profitable facility. Whether your employees are new hires or need additional training on new equipment, the State of Iowa and State of Illinois have programs to ensure employees have the skills needed to succeed.
In Iowa, the Clinton Community College implements the programs and training for employees and managers. For new employees, the 260E program can help your company to provide training classes, bring in trainers to your facility, or send managers to training conferences. There are widespread possibilities for its use.
In Illinois, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has a program called the Employer Training Investment Program. For companies who qualify, they can receive training funds as part of their Economic Development incentive package from the state.