Webinar: Second Chance Hiring for Manufacturers


On June 10, The Manufacturing Institute held a webinar on second chance hiring for manufacturers. The webinar featured experts who discussed the business case and best practices for second chance hiring, as well as focused on key steps leading experts suggest in hiring and retaining individuals with a criminal record. To learn more about second chance hiring, visit www.themanufacturinginstitute.org/workers/second-chance/.

Program Agenda

Thursday, June 10, 2021

  • Introduction: Manufacturers’ Talent Challenge
    • Carolyn Lee, Executive Director, The Manufacturing Institute
  • Untapped Talent: Business Case for Second Chance Hiring
    • Jeff Korzenik, Author, “Untapped Talent: How Second Chance Hiring Works for Your Business and the Community”
  • Community Solution: Real-World Example of Success
    • Adam Snyder, Managing Director, Sector Partnership, MAGNET
    • Cory Webb, Auxiliary Operator, Jergens Inc, Graduate, ACCESS to Manufacturing Careers
    • Jack Schron, Chief Executive Officer, Jergens, Inc
    • Jill Rizika, Executive Director, Towards Employment
  • Where Do I Start?: Second Chance Hiring Resources
    • Alex Love, Chief Executive Officer, Alex Love Consulting
    • Matt Joyce, Founder and Partner, Envoy
    • Cassi Zumbiel, Director of Workforce Initiatives, The Manufacturing Institute

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