The Partnership is investing in strategic alliances and talent development to diversify Gaston's traditional industries and scale businesses.
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OUR PUBLIC-PRIVATE MODEL
The Talent Partnership of Gaston County builds and manages talent pipelines for critical industry needs in Gaston County, NC.
The Talent Partnership's mission is two-fold:
Increase the quality and quantity of critical talent for Gaston County's industries by partnering with key education & workforce entities
Directly connect that talent to Gaston County's employers-of-choice
To achieve this objective at scale, the Partnership has worked with private sector, public sector, education, and grantmaking partners to create an innovative model crafted to better align education systems around producing in-demand talent outcomes.
We are educators' boots-on-the-ground support. In strong partnership with schools, we deploy industry-focused resources to access, recruit, prepare, and place talent from education networks with local employers.
Employers form Industry Partnership
Industry Partnership determines shared need and then works with educators to align & build talent pipelines
Industry Partnership hires representatives to access, recruit, prepare, and place talent from education networks with employers of choice in Industry Partnership.
Talent outcomes are fast-tracked for Industry Partnership. Firms pay for results they get.
DELIVER TALENT OUTCOMES—AT SCALE
Working alongside educators, the Partnership deploys additional teammates to provide an even deeper level of service for key industry partners.
Talent Partnership Model
- Recruit learners into industry-specific education programs
Partner to improve program content, enrollment, retention and completion rates
Market business & industry opportunities to target populations
Establish real-time feedback loops between industry & education to ensure exceptional program relevance
Streamline business engagement & establish a depth-chart of industry contacts
Connect learners directly with partnering employers for internships and apprenticeships
Remove barriers that impede student success with wrap-around supports
Place program graduates into direct hire positions for partnering employers
Track graduate success & experiences with firms
Upskill learners further after students gain quality entry-level employment experiences
Close critical data gaps between industry & education
Provide critical relief to your existing staff by embedding our Teammates and support infrastructure into your existing operations
INCREASE CRTICAL PROGRAM ENROLLMENT WITH TARGETED RECRUITMENT
In-demand programs that service sector-specific talent needs benefit from the Partnership's laser-focused recruitment team.