AMTEC – An industry collaboration solution to the skills gapJune 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, […]
Apprenticeship ForwardJune 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 […]
Another Overlooked Pool of Talent — People With DisabilitiesMay 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.
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.
March Unemployment Figures Reinforce the Need for Skills-Based HiringApril 12, 2017
Up-skilled long-term unemployed are still being overlooked. With unemployment low, that may bode ill for employers.