Geneva, Monroe support Connect to Careers push - Berne Tri-Weekly News

Geneva, Monroe support Connect to Careers push

For the second time this week, an Adams County community has given its nod to supporting Connect to Career, an up and coming Adams County push to create opportunities for career advancement through a fully engaged and effectively prepared workforce. In its town council meeting Thursday night, Monroe officials gave full support to giving $2,000 a year to Connect to Careers over a three-year period, beginning this January. On Tuesday night, Geneva’s Town Council pledged $4,000 a year toward the cause. On Tuesday night, Craig Koshow, representing the effort, said that other pledges that have come include $35,000 from the county commissioners/county council and $24,000 from the city of Decatur. Koshow said that one of the main purposes of Connect to Careers is to assess the skill needs of certain employers and then match up employees with those needs. “We want to be able to speak to such questions as, ‘what do you need,’ and ‘what is your skill set need,’” said... Read More >