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AMTEC – An industry collaboration solution to the skills gap

June 27, 2017

By Ashley Smith, Contributor, Ready To Work Business Collaborative Why does anyone pursue higher education and training? To get a better job when they graduate. Unfortunately, there remains a chasm between education and industry: students often do not graduate with the skills employers look for, so those ‘better jobs’ are difficult to land. These days, […]

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Apprenticeship Forward

June 5, 2017

By Joan Andrews, Ready To Work Business Collaborative What was old is new again… Did you know that doctors became physicians through apprenticeships until 1845?   Or that Ben Franklin became a master printer through an apprenticeship? … getting the idea? At the beginning of the month, I had the distinct pleasure of attending Apprenticeship […]

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Beverly Riddick

Another Overlooked Pool of Talent — People With Disabilities

May 1, 2017

If your business needs people with specific skills, be open to hiring people with disabilities. They may have just the talent you need.

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Wyoming Machine’s Outlook on Hiring Keeps Its Business Humming!

April 21, 2017

With a non-traditional view of where and whom to hire, Wyoming Machines has a growing business and loyal staff.

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Beverly Riddick

March Unemployment Figures Reinforce the Need for Skills-Based Hiring

April 12, 2017

Up-skilled long-term unemployed are still being overlooked. With unemployment low, that may bode ill for employers.

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