The Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce has launched a new website and app to better connect job seekers, educators and employers.
can educate the workforce about high demand jobs and provide access to the information needed to obtain the skills required for those jobs. The program includes videos of employees in actual job settings, a job-seekers portfolio and resume that employees can easily access, a comprehensive job posting board, an applicant tracking system and the ability for employers to market their organization and jobs as well as post online training and videos.
In its initial rollout, the MemphisWorks platform will feature career pathways for advanced manufacturing, construction and engineering, health sciences, distribution and logistics, information technology and transportation. Further expansions of the tool could include hospitality and retail pathways.
"The platform's data-driven connections will match recommended job opportunities to an individual's career pathway interest, assessments and skills gaps. The system will recommend skilled individuals to employers and provide better information to educators, job seekers and employers- by tracking skills acquisition, assessments and gaps against available training programs and job opportunities," stated the Greater Memphis Chamber in a release.