GeneratioNext Propane Pros Workforce Development Update

The Illinois Propane Gas Association established GeneratioNext Propane Pros in to help local propane marketers find a wider variety of qualified applicants and increase awareness of opportunities in the propane industry, fostering the next generation of employees. To date in 2023, GeneratioNext Propane Pros has helped marketers use the online platform to connect with potential hires and built countless relationships with instructors at local trade schools and their graduating students.

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A major element of the GeneratioNext Propane Pros program is student outreach. GeneratioNext Propane Pros representatives have teamed up with local propane businesses to present at a variety of trade schools across the state. The presentations showcase the benefits of working in the propane industry and demonstrate how to use to connect with potential employers. These outreach sessions have shown impressive results in both increasing awareness of the propane industry as an exemplary career path and encouraging attendees to create applicant profiles.

We’re pleased to announce that 112 marketer locations are currently registered as employers on GeneratioNext Propane Pros, along with 719 applicants. We look forward to helping these applicants and employers network together to find the perfect career match.

Graduation Is Fast Approaching, Which Means New Candidates

Data shows that marketers are anticipating the end of the school year and the rise in candidates looking for work, as we have seen a significant increase in jobs being posted as we approach the end of the school year. We have already documented more hires being made and look forward to continuing to see these numbers climb as more students complete their certifications. This is the time to log into your company profile on regularly to browse registered applicants and reach out to any that could be a good fit for your company. Whether you are looking for full-time employees, seasonal help, or summer apprentices, provides a direct pool of applicants interested in joining the propane industry.

What to Expect from GeneratioNext Propane Pros This Year

The year is just getting started! GeneratioNext Propane Pros is looking forward to more career presentations and outreach events at local schools to help showcase the propane industry as a viable career for students approaching graduation or certification. In addition, GeneratioNext Propane Pros account holders should keep their eyes peeled for new features to make finding and hiring applicants even easier for propane marketers.

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