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July 10, 2013

WorkKeys Job Profiling Sample

We are frequently asked for a sample ACT WorkKeys Job Profiling Report. Because of confidentiality agreements with our clients, we cannot provide an actual report. However, we can provide an approved sample report from ACT. The sample file is attached to this post. Sample Job Profile Report Please feel obliged to contact Mr. Chris Manheim, President of […]


April 29, 2013

Chris Manheim Named to Brand Accelerations Economic Development Board of Advisors

Brand Acceleration, Inc. a national branding, marketing communications and public relations firm which focuses on economic development, has recently named Chris Manheim to its Board of Advisors.ECON DEV BOARD OF ADVISORS 4-15-13


April 11, 2013

INTRODUCING THE EXPANDED MANHEIM SOLUTION TEAM

Intro Manheim Solutions Team 3 18 13 Elgin, IL – Manheim Solutions, Inc. is expanding its economic development services to now include Environmental Strategy and Planning. This service helps communities plan for a more sustainable, resilient and healthier future by supporting your region’s agricultural sector.  By identifying opportunities to develop the community’s foodshed, we can […]


March 1, 2013

CMAP Spotlights Elgin Area Manufacturing Collaboration

Here’s a testimonial from CMAP (Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning) about the Elgin Area Workforce Development Partnership in its new Manufacturing Cluster Report, Page 95. Manheim Solutions, Inc. has been the Partnership’s contractor since 2009 conducting the majority of NCRC calls, as well as conducting WorkKeys Job Profiles to businesses throughout Northern Illinois. Review the CMAP […]


February 4, 2013

Chris Manheim Appointed to IL NCRC Advocates Steering Committee

Chris Manheim, President of Manheim Solutions, Inc., has recently been appointed to the Illinois NCRC Advocates “Skill Up Illinois’ Workforce” Steering Committee. The WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate is now earned by every graduating high school student across Illinois thanks to the work of Illinois NCRC Advocates. The Steering Committee consists of members from manufacturing, […]


December 22, 2012

Latest Newsletter from The Workforce Connection

Our partner The Workforce Connection of Boone and Winnebago Counties in northern Illinois is hosting a variety of GED workshops and another Job Fair on January 31st. Manheim Solutions, Inc. is a member of its GED Committee helping to develop job opportunities, specifically in aerospace and automotive manufacturing. Check out the latest newsletter at http://www.theworkforceconnection.org/pdf/December%202012%20newsletter.pdf […]


December 5, 2012

Forest City Gear in Roscoe Expands, Manheim Solutions, Inc. Client

Roscoe’s Forest City Gear plans to expand – 10/11/2012 Roscoe’s Forest City Gear plans to expand Posted: Oct 11, 2012 5:53 PM CDT By Hannah Welker After more than 50 years of business, one of the world’s leading gear companies expands at its Roscoe headquarters. Forest City Gear has seen a lot of success recently. The company […]


December 5, 2012

Groups Push Food Hub Concept

Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2012 12:00 am By JOEL MILLS of the Tribune | As the local food movement gains steam nationwide, area groups are working to create food processing, storage and distribution facilities that can help bridge the gap from farm to table. “One hundred and fifty years ago, Lewiston grew its own food,” said Jacqui […]


October 24, 2012

Manheim Appointed to National Economic Development Advisory Committee

Elgin, IL – Chris Manheim, CEcD, President of Manheim Solutions, Inc., was recently appointed to the Education and Certification Advisory Committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The Education and Certification Advisory Committee assists in the development of new Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) exam content and provides input to help shape the relevancy and […]