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2013-10-31 23:38:09

The skills gap is not as great a problem as some would say. The real problem in getting people back to work is the lack of coordinated communications with businesses regarding their workforce needs. Upper Black Eddy, PA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The skills gap is not as great a problem as some would say. The real problem in getting people back to work is the lack of coordinated communications with businesses regarding their workforce needs. “Everyone likes to talk about the “skills...

2011-05-04 00:00:29

30+ Senior-Level Heatlh IT Executives Will Discuss Electronic Health Records Implementation Solutions and Job and Career Advancement Opportunities. Bridgeport, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Connecticut public and private sector healthcare organizations have begun to accelerate the implementation of the HITECH Act (aka Electronic Health Records adoption). And, the White House, and federal departments including the IRS, Department of Labor, and Health and Human Services, are moving...

2011-02-25 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the debate in Washington about federally funded employment and training programs continues, the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) launched Workforce Investment Works, www.WorkforceInvestmentWorks.com, an online portal highlighting successes of businesses and individuals who have improved their economic well being through these workforce development resources. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/LA54987LOGO) "For...

2010-12-08 12:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizations that prepare Pennsylvania workers for green careers in the growing energy sector will get a $1.2 million boost from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Labor & Industry Secretary Sandi Vito announced today. "Pennsylvania is among the states with the largest number of green jobs," Vito said. "By fostering the development of education and training programs that deliver the skills necessary for workers to...

2010-07-09 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The June 2010 unemployment data reported by the Employment Development Department (EDD) indicates that many private employers may still be wary of hiring, and that the economic recovery may not bring help fast enough for the 600,000 people unemployed in Los Angeles County, and the close to 2.28 million unemployed across California. This was a primary driver for California's Workforce Investment Boards to mobilize and host a series of open houses across...

2010-06-21 10:13:00

TUCSON, Ariz., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC) today announced that Ross Innovative Employment Solutions (IES), the workforce development division of Providence Community Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Providence Service Corporation has been named as the recipient of a contract to provide workforce development services to young people aged 14 to 24 in the city of Memphis, Tennessee and surrounding Shelby County. Funding...

2009-12-17 13:49:00

MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Mangos, Inc., a full-service advertising agency, recently partnered with The Bucks County Workforce Investment Board (Bristol, Pa.) to re-brand and launch an employment program for at-risk youth that had lain dormant for several years. The revitalized program, which Mangos branded 180, matches at-risk youth with area employers - helping them "turn it around" by getting them out of dead-end jobs and into a real career. (Photo:...

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