EMPLOYERS: STREAMLINE YOUR

TALENT ACQUISITION PIPELINE

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WHAT TYPE OF EMPLOYER CAN PARTICIPATE?

  • All size employers, irrespective of the type of industry or business domain, including small, mid-size or large employers can participate.

  • Any employer committed to nurture and develop a stable, diversified, local work force.

Recruitment

Tackle the IT supply crunch!

Get a local employee with a full Software Development core curriculum background in just 2 years.

"Earn and Learn"

"Earn and Learn" model to develop the employee in a low-risk, low-cost manner

Cost Savings

Significant savings over four years

Contact us at admin@c4ita.org

for specific details.

Employee

Culture

Committed employee for 2 years minimum. A culturally aligned apprentice by the end of the program

STEPS

  1. Fill out an Interest Form or send an email to admin@c4ita.org

  2. Interview and hire 1-2 Apprentices during the February-March recruitment cycle.

  3. Interview students, make offers, sign agreements.

  4. Celebrate apprenticeship agreement with a signing ceremony at school with Employer and Student during May 1st college admission decision period at high schools.

  5. Start the apprenticeship program from Summer.

Employer Expectations

 1.   Cover costs of program to both the college and the C4ITA organization, including tuition, books and computer equipment.  (discuss with us about available incentives and grants)  

 

2.   Provide mentors to help the apprentice succeed.  

 

3.   Provide 20 hours per week of paid apprenticeship starting end of August, during the 2 years of the program.  

 

4.   Provide ongoing support and feedback to help evolve the program.

Inherent Value to Employers:

  • Tackle the IT Talent Supply crunch.

  • Get a local employee with a full Software Development core curriculum background in just 2 years

  • "Earn and Learn" model to develop the employee in a low-risk, low-cost manner

  • Have a committed employee for 2 years at a minimum.

  • Have a culturally aligned apprentice with the organization by the end of the program

Real $ Savings:

  • $$$ savings over 2 years.

  • Visa cost avoidance (Local Hire) 

  • Assimilation and onboarding cost avoidance

  • Recruitment cost avoidance

  • Opportunity cost avoidance (unfilled positions cause revenue loss.)

Magnitude of National Crisis:

  • Critical shortage for Software Developers in U.S.A. (8 openings = 1 candidate (2017)).

  • U.S.A. Open demand 484,452 Jobs

  • U.S.A. 4-year College grads = 61,642 candidates 

Magnitude of Illinois Crisis:

  • Illinois Open demand 20,213 jobs. 

  • Illinois 4-year College graduates = 2,232 candidates

  • GAP = 17,981 unfilled jobs

Result:- Represents a $1,699,988,402 opportunity loss in terms of annual salaries. 
(Avg. salary for a computing job in IL = $84,104)

 

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