The GGP Internship program now in its third year continues to grow. Through this competitive program, qualifying high school juniors and seniors get the chance to work for companies who teach them employee soft skills and prepare them for the real world work place. For 2014, twenty-eight Geauga companies offered thirty-six paid summer internships.
Funding for our career and internship program is provided in part by The Cleveland Foundation – Lake/Geauga Fund.
The Geauga Growth Partnership works to retain and grow jobs, contribute to business growth and strengthen the local economy. GGP Key Action Areas include:
- Serving business needs as a trusted advisor, facilitator, and advocate
- Sponsoring internships and other workforce and career education initiatives
- Supporting entrepreneurs
- Addressing key issues such as health care, shale oil and gas, and utilities
- Assisting with commercial real estate needs
HomeGrown Geauga: Partnering People, Products and Produce
Saturday September 13th
The Federated Family Life Center
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sponsored with the support of the Geauga County Farm Bureau, HomeGrown benefits Geauga County’s High School Summer Intern and Career Education programs. With the goal of “Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce Today”, these programs provide soft skills, and real world employment experience, to increase knowledge of employment opportunities with Geauga County employers, as well as to improve intern understanding of workplace expectations.
Event includes a host of activities as well as an exquisite buffet dinner that showcases Geauga County produce and products.
Small Business Seminar
8:30am – 11:00amKent State University 14111 Claridon Troy, Burton, OH
This free seminar hosted by Congressman David Joyce presents an overview of U.S. Small Business Administration, Ohio Small Business Development Center, and U.S. Export Assistance Center programs and services.
Coaching Skills for Managers Certificate Program
8:30am-4:30pmNewbury Business Park Executive Center – Bldg C
The Academy for Coaching Excellence (ACE) has authorized the Coaching Skills for Managers course to our members and affiliates. ACE is an accredited coach training provider and has been leading the field by offering extraordinary tools to organizations in the business, healthcare, non-profit and financial sectors worldwide for over 10 years. Register your leaders and managers for this program if:
- You are facing terrific growth or managing through change
- You are looking for creative ways to boost productivity
- Employee engagement and performance is critical to your success
- Improved communication would be valuable in your organization
This is the program that teaches your leaders the coaching skills that strengthen your organization and sets you apart from the competition. It is an opportunity for your leaders to learn how to engage your greatest assets (your staff) as never before so everyone can produce exceptional results!
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