Zooming in on Diversity: Louisville Coalition for Workforce Diversity

November 13, 2017

By Monique Satterfield, Ready To Work Business Collaborative Diversity in the workforce remains a hot-button issue. However, if we apply the diversity lens to the bigger picture of workforce evolution since the 1950s – when social upheaval triggered seismic shifts in our society and economy – tremendous progress has been made. The fact is, the […]

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The Next Banker Generation

November 3, 2017

By Monique Satterfield, Ready To Work Business Collaborative Is a career in banking desirable to millennials? Trends over the last decade years indicate that the lure of this career track has been waning amongst college graduates. While a career in banking may not hold the same excitement and allure it once did, the reality is […]

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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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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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