Creating Generational Prosperity
is Our Top Priority
We know the frustration of seeing entry-level jobs remain unfilled while industries struggle to find qualified entry-level workers. What they may not realize is that there is an untapped sustainable resource within reach, a qualified workforce hiding in plain sight.
We can show you what it is and where to start.
At Specialized Career Guidance (SCG), a workforce pipeline development consultancy, we train high schools and organizations how to access the untapped pool of entry-level talent that exists in our high schools.
Our goal is to help you recruit and retain a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce of engaged, motivated employees.
It’s why we developed the SCG Accelerator System™ Solutions: a comprehensive suite of solutions and consultation packages needed to establish, implement and grow workforce development pipelines that enable students to have successful career opportunities BEFORE they graduate from high school, and for companies and communities to thrive and prosper.START BUILDING TODAY
Hi, I’m Judi Vigna, Certified Diversity Executive®, CEO, and Creator of the SCG Accelerator System™.
I created this framework after watching my son struggle to access and explore a career track that interested him in high school.
At the time, we were unaware of the many options that would have matched his area of interest, keep him engaged in school and provide him with strategic next steps after graduation.
It doesn’t have to be this way for graduating students, families, organizations, or communities.
At SCG, we believe in igniting a flame of growth for high school students so they see themselves as a part of the plan and own their part of the future.
We fuel this spark through quality career exploration, education and training as active partners with you. We enable the multiple stakeholders in your organization and the community with a concrete plan so that the work continues no matter what.SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION
The SCG Accelerator System™ is comprised of 3 components that underlay all of our services:
- Career Exploration: Creates excitement for young adults about a career they may have not known about before. They can’t want what they don’t know.
- Career Pathways: Endows technical skills and work-based learning for students.
- Workforce Platform: The foundational bridge to building sustainable relationships with LOCAL employers in the community who see themselves as true partners vested in creating career opportunities for students.
It’s a shared responsibility to build a structure and ecosystem that connects our schools and industry partners to create communities where students and companies thrive and prosper.
With a proven track record of success, having replicated our methods repeatedly, we can adapt our system and grow as you do, ensuring continued success for your institution, organization, and community.
Our approach is different from others.
We don't just tell you what to do, we show you how to do it.
Our efforts have helped organizations and school districts develop key components necessary for students to graduate with valuable certifications and work-based learning experience enabling them to land full-time positions with career growth.READ CASE STUDIES
The SCG Accelerator System™ Solutions
Our comprehensive suite of solutions and expert consultation packages enhance the efforts of your institution, company, or organization in cultivating a sustainable workforce aligned with employer needs.
SCG Strategy & Action Plan
- Know where to start, who to engage, how to move forward
- Small group facilitation helps clearly define next steps in building career exploration, career pathways and/or workforce pipelines
Efficient and strategic approach to bring clarity, an action plan, and a method to measure success within 60 days.
SIGNATURE ONLINE PROGRAM
SCG Workforce Pipeline Accelerator
- Learn how to build workforce pipelines through self-paced course
- 32 Mini Lessons
- Pilot Program Toolbox
- Customized Add-ons available
- Monthly access to SCG Consultants with live office hours
Become highly skilled at building and implementing teams and systems to engage high school students and transform them into motivated, trained and employed PRIOR to graduating.
TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS
SCG Customized Workforce Pipeline Program
- Based on your specific Strategy & Action Plan, receive a tailored program
- Strategic and efficient internal and external systems designed and built
- Key partners identified, recruited and developed as key collaborators
- Shared vision within your organization, stakeholder partners, and community
- Motivated, trained, contributing students, educators, employers
What Our Clients Are Raving About
In collaboration with Specialized Career Guidance, our team at AccuRounds provided high school students an overview of advanced manufacturing thru a virtual tour followed by Q&A. Judi and her team planned a productive event, with excellent feedback from both our team and the students. Programs like these are vital in exposing students to viable career pathways. [SCG] plays a key role in workforce development, connecting employers to their future workforce.
Michael Tamasi | President and CEO, AccuRounds
The Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA) recently undertook a concerted workforce development initiative for the commercial construction industry. While we represent some of the most sophisticated commercial builders in the country, we lacked the expertise to navigate the space between the educational community and our industry. After becoming a client of Specialized Career Guidance, we couldn’t be more pleased with our progress in creating pathways to employment between schools, community stakeholders, and our industry. Judi Vigna is an exceptional collaborator who creates synergistic connections with all stakeholders to make educational and vocational pathways to employment more diverse, inclusive, and navigable.
John S. Ferrante | CEO, Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, Inc.
Affiliations and Giving Back
Associated Industries of Massachusetts - Member
Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC), Western Mass 2022 Cohort
Leadership South Shore, a South Shore Bank & South Shore Chamber of Commerce Initiative
Steering Team Member
Cohort Participant 2021 - 2022
Massachusetts Workforce Association - Affiliate Member
MassHire South Shore Workforce Board
Manufacturing Advisory Committee Member
HealthCare Advisory Committee Member
OSHA 10 Certification
Plymouth Public Schools
Computer-Aided Design Advisory Member
Society for Diversity - Certified Diversity Executive with Distinction of Exceptional for Submitted Project
Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce Member
Women's Business Enterprise National Certification (WBENC)
Women for UMASS Amherst
Outreach and Engagement Committee Member
At Specialized Career Guidance, a workforce pipeline development consultancy, we specialize in training organizations and educational institutions on how to harness the potential of high school students as an invaluable resource for entry-level talent so everyone thrives and prospers.