Martin Scaglione has been named president and chief operating officer of ACTs Workforce Development Division. He will oversee development, sales, and marketing of workforce-related products and services.
More than ever, businesses need tools to help them find skilled employees, while job seekers require ways to connect with employers and communicate their skills, for hiring and promotion, said Richard L. Ferguson, ACT CEO and chairman of the board. Martin has been in the trenches, holding various senior management positions for nearly 20 years. He has a superior understanding of business needs.
ACTs Workforce Development Division is responsible for products and services related to increasing the skills and employment opportunities of the workforceincluding WorkKeys®, the National Career Readiness System, ACT Centers, and Professional Development Services.
Scaglione previously was vice president, strategic initiatives, for HNI Corporation, the largest manufacturer of office furniture and hearth products in North America.
His earlier positions include vice president of sales, dealer and channel development at Allsteel Inc.; executive vice president, chief operating officer, and managing director at Bosch Appliances; and various senior management positions with Maytag.
He has a bachelors degree in economics and marketing from Drake University.
Are we ready?
That question dominated many of the conversations at the ACT annual meeting
Are we ready to tackle the labor shortage that some sectors of the country are already experiencing? Are we ready to help students connect the dots between high school preparation and college and workplace success? Are we ready to match secondary standards with postsecondary expectations?
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