FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: Nov. 3, 2020
 
CONTACT: Sara Vaughn
(847) 493-7592
svaughn@nrca.net
NRCA Partners with Oplign to Support Military and Veteran Hiring in the Roofing Industry

Rosemont, Ill.—The National Roofing Contractors Association has entered into a partnership with Oplign LLC, Virginia Beach, Va., to enhance and support NRCA members’ efforts to recruit transitioning military personnel and veterans. Oplign is a labor market data analytics company that uses artificial intelligence and machine-learning technology to align job applicants with job openings.

NRCA and Oplign will work together to provide workforce recruitment resources, educational tools and training materials to NRCA members identifying how roofing employers can build an effective veteran recruitment and sourcing program. In addition, Oplign will offer discounted subscriptions to NRCA members for its advanced services.

“We see this partnership with Oplign as an invaluable resource for our members,” says Alison LaValley, NRCA’s vice president of strategic partnerships and workforce development. “We hope this opportunity will help our members recruit, engage, onboard and train transitioning veterans to the roofing industry.”

“Oplign is excited to support NRCA. The veteran labor pool continues to be an untapped source of dedicated and talented workers,” says Mike Grow, Oplign’s CEO. “If we can increase the ability of architects, engineers and roofing professionals to connect with transitioning military personnel and veterans, we will feel like we’ve added tremendous value to both communities.”

Additional workforce recruitment resources are available at nrca.net/workforce-recruitment.


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Since 1886, the National Roofing Contractors Association has been the home for generations of entrepreneurial craftsmen and enterprises who shelter and protect America’s families and businesses and each other. Our vision is the recognition of our members as professionals and to unite the industry to that purpose. NRCA is one of the construction industry’s most respected trade associations and the voice of roofing professionals and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state and government agencies. For information about NRCA and its services and offerings, visit www.nrca.net.

Oplign LLC is a labor market data analytics company that is changing the behavior of how individuals and companies interact in the labor market. Through the use of proprietary technology, Oplign harvests, encodes, relates, and values all requirements and qualifications in the global labor demand market space. This structured data unlocks tremendous downstream value for individuals and companies in the areas of precision recruiting and staffing, workforce optimization, career and professional development, labor data trends and analyses, business intelligence and more. For more information, visit oplign.com.

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