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Beverly Riddick

Inclusion Drives Innovation: National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 17, 2017

Did you know that Richard Branson, Harry Belafonte, Charles Schwab and Barbara Corcoran are all dyslexic? Scientist Stephen Hawking, billionaire Sheldon Adelson and Governor Greg Abbott are all mobility impaired. Singer Selena Gomez has Lupus and Shark Tank’s Desmond James is hearing impaired. Harriett Tubman had Epilepsy while Painter Frieda Kahlo had polio. Arthur Young, […]

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Wells Fargo Launches its ApprenticeshipUSA Program for Veterans

October 10, 2017

By Joan Andrews, Ready To Work Business Collaborative Wells Fargo, a founding member of RTWBC, sets the bar high on the issue of hiring best practices. Wells demonstrates an enduring commitment to establishing hiring best practices, and finding solutions to the workforce and skills gap issues employers increasingly face in today’s rapidly evolving economy. Evidencing […]

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From Boots to Business

October 3, 2017

By Monique Satterfield, Ready To Work Business Collaborative When it comes to unemployment rates, numbers don’t tell the whole story. As of July 2017, the veterans unemployment rate was down to 3.5% – the lowest July veterans unemployment rate in 16 years. While this is certainly positive news, the low unemployment rate doesn’t take into […]

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Power Up, Lights on: It’s Solar September

September 27, 2017

By Joan Andrews, Ready To Work Business Collaborative As September comes to a close and summer sunshine still shining bright, we aim to carry the momentum of the Solar September movement forward. With the support of the Solar Foundation, the National Association of Workforce Boards is promoting Solar September, a campaign to raise awareness about […]

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Beverly Riddick

Increasing Awareness and Changing Perceptions: The Changing Face of Manufacturing

September 25, 2017

By Beverly Riddick, Ready To Work Business Collaborative Manufacturing Day is right around the corner – Friday, October 6, 2017  – and there are 1,724 events and counting scheduled nationwide. MFG Day originated in 2012 with the aim to inspire the next generation of manufacturers and celebrate advanced manufacturing. Manufacturing has long been the bedrock […]

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