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Thursday, March 19, 2015

class offers skills missing in regular program

Through his job as manager of primary operations at Carpenter Latrobe Specialty Metals, Tom Kantor has noticed a gap in the skills of job applicants.
“We have seen through hiring, for instance, the skills just aren't out there that maybe once were or with the technology, you need some better skills,” he said.
To address that, Kantor and his staff have been working with teachers from Ligonier Valley School District to discuss what students will need as they enter the workforce, and this semester, one group of students is learning directly from the Ligonier Street company.

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