This year's Fall Meeting will focus on strategies and emerging trends in recruiting and retaining the 21st Century workforce. The agenda is under development, however; sessions will feature hot topics related to building the talent pipeline, particularly as they relate to women, veterans, and the underemployed. "GSSC meetings are a great way to network with industry professionals and to learn about emerging trends in workforce development. We're working to craft an agenda
PASCAGOULA, Miss., Aug. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division is partnering with three local high schools to construct talent development labs to bolster each of the school’s technical programs, especially in shipbuilding. “We are helping local schools create state-of-the-art career training facilities,” said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias. “These new labs will feature the best equipment and training aids
GSSC welcomed two new members to the Board of Directors--Garry Mercer, Manager of Workforce Development at Ingalls Shipbuilding, and Ryan Blythe, founder of the Georgia Trade School. Garry Mercer With over 20 years experience in the shipbuilding industry, Garry currently manages Ingalls' Apprentice Program, which currently has over 750 registered apprentices in 15 programs. Garry holds bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi and currently se
GSSC's 2018 Fall Meeting date has changed to November 1-2. Be sure to update your calendars and plan to attend this informative industry event! GSSC meetings feature high profile speakers from industry and best practice models for workforce development. The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Centric French Quarter, New Orleans, LA. More details related to the meeting will be available soon.