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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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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