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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

comprised of companies that distribute and manufacture the components that keep your world running smoothly.

About | PTDA Foundation | PT WORK Force

Introducing PT WORK Force

Power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distributors and manufacturers need resources to attract, hire, on-board, train, manage and retain employees in the PT/MC industry. PT WORK Force was created to assist industry employers.

What is PT WORK Force?

PT WORK Force is an initiative to develop and deliver tools to assist employers in attracting qualified candidates to the PT/MC industry and position the PT/MC industry as a vibrant place to establish and develop a career. The world of work is always changing. PT WORK Force will help you better understand and manage this evolving environment.

Attract Qualified Talent with PT WORK Force Recruitment Tools

How can you attract talented, skilled and enthusiastic individuals to your job openings? The Industrial Distribution Job Board will be the “the place” to search for PT/MC openings, so you will want to make sure you post open positions here. The Industrial Distribution Job Board will be the only online job board devoted to the industrial distribution field. PTDA member companies receive a special coupon code via email that will provide a 25 percent discount on 30 and 60 day job postings.

Promote your industry in your local community to attract the best and brightest to your doors. It's challenging to hire the right employees, but even more challenging when they have no idea what power transmission/motion control means. PT WORK Force will be developing “How To” guides with step-by-step checklists for attending career fairs, hosting company tours and offering classroom presentations to attract the perfect job candidates to your openings.

PT WORK Force will keep your company visible in your community by including your company locations in the online Employer Database which will be accessible to job seekers.

On-Board, Manage and Retain Your Employees with PT WORK Force Retention Tools

Research has shown younger employees are different than previous generations of employees. The age of the Internet has changed everything when it comes to your workforce. PT WORK Force helps you navigate these tricky waters with a repository of articles focused on working with Millennial (aka Generation Y) and Gen Z employees.

Educate Your Employees about the Business of Industrial Distribution with Elements of Industrial Distribution

One of the PTDA Foundation’s most in-demand resources is the training course, Elements of Industrial Distribution. Designed specifically for the field of industrial distribution, Elements is available at a discount to PTDA member companies. Learn more about Elements of Industrial Distribution.

Additional resources specially for PT/MC distributors and manufacturers will be created by the three PT WORK Force committees so check back often for new resources.