Career Speaker Series

Career Speaker Series
Posted on 01/30/2023
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ILHS upperclassmen learned about the world of Human Resources during a recent Career Speaker Series visit. Taylor Allison from Mary Rutan Health's Human Resources department detailed his duties. He explained, "You're there for the employee , but you're also there for the organization. We're kind of in the middle."
Taylor helps employees feel safe and comfortable and navigate issues like family leave time, benefits, health care and other policies and procedures. In addition, he handles interviewing potential new employees, data collection, and sometimes disciplinary actions or terminations.
Allison also discussed other careers available are Mary Rutan Health, from becoming a doctor or nurse, to working in business accounting, IT, food service, maintenance and more. This visit is part of the Career Speakers Series supported by the Logan County Area Chamber of Commerce and the Logan County Collaborative between industry leaders and educators.

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The current job market is in need of skilled labor and the future looks promising for anyone entering related fields!
Professionals with the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Service Technicians Local Union #776 spoke with Indian Lake High School students in College and Career Readiness classes recently.
Welding Coordinator Kiel Dennison told the group with all the new industry coming to the Columbus area, the demand for anyone with construction, plumbing, HVAC and other skills has never been higher. He detailed apprenticeships and how to earn money while learning on the job. He says there are opportunities to travel and work, or stay close to home making a high wage.
This visit is part of the Career Speakers Series supported by the Logan County Area Chamber of Commerce and the Logan County Collaborative between industry leaders and educators.


TRC Visit

ILHS College and Career Readiness students heard from a leader in a low profile local company that has a huge impact on the world!
Impact Lab Team Leader Jordan Fultz from the Transportation Research Center near East Liberty spoke to students recently. Fultz explains that TRC offers far more than test driving cars for Honda. He says they lead the industry in anything and everything related to groundbreaking automotive research.
"I can't tell you how many times people at TRC are the first people in the world to do something when it come to cars," Fultz told the young people. 
From the impact lab, to the 7-mile track, emissions laboratory and wind tunnel, TRC employs all kinds of engineers who work on improving transportation around the globe. 
And with more than 500 employees, there's also room for all kinds of professionals at TRC, from engineers, to custodial staff, test drivers and more. 
In addition, TRC is part of the Smart Corridor to Columbus, so many times experimental vehicles, like autonomous semis, are traveling in the traffic on US 33 alongside regular motorists! 

This visit is part of the Career Speakers Series supported by the Logan County Area Chamber of Commerce and the Logan County Collaborative between industry leaders and educators.