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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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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University Oregon

University of Oregon is Creating Employment Pathways for Students

March 22, 2017

By David King, University of Oregon The University of Oregon is thinking outside of the box when it comes to creating employment pathways for their students. Recognizing there is a skills gap, a disconnect between community college students desiring to continue to a four year degree and those that actually do as well as looking […]

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NASWA and LinkedIn Collaborate to Connect Employers and Jobseekers

February 28, 2017

The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) has teamed up with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, to connect U.S. employers with jobseekers. This new collaboration connects the states’ job banks to LinkedIn through NASWA’s tool that collects national job openings, the National Labor Exchange (NLx).

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