Tuesday, January 25, 2011

NLC awarded $100740 grant

North Lake News Register
NLC's Continuing Education and Workforce Development department obtained the funds under the leadership of its dean, Shannon Weaver, and with the year-long ...

Workforce Investment Board gets state grant for project

New Philadelphia Times Reporter
“Many economic and work force development organizations and programs are currently in place in Stark and Tuscarawas counties and representatives are ...

Monday, January 24, 2011

Program helps at-risk youth with job skills

Chambersburg Public Opinion
The grant from South Central Workforce Investment Board is part of the Workforce Investment Act. It is administered by the Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 ...

State grant to help prevent business closures in region

Canton Repository
A $250000 state grant to The Workforce Investment Board of Stark and Tuscarawas Counties will be used to identify and assist companies at risk ...

Biotech seen as engine for Treasure Coast economic rebound, growth

Workforce Solutions, the state-funded agency tasked with helping job seekers and businesses on the Treasure Coast, organized the event with other tri-county ...

On the Economy: New grant = new hires?

By Kirsten
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Workforce Development board has received $200000 of federal money to distribute to local employers through the On-the-Job Training program, it announced this week. That program reimburses eligible employers for ...

Manpower Inc. Kicks Off World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Convening Thought

PR Newswire (press release)
20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN), world leader in innovative workforce solutions, will kick-start activity with a thought-provoking panel

New Initiative Will Help Close the Gap Between Skills Workers Have and Skills ...

PR Newswire (press release)
20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit and Southeast Michigan Fund for Innovative Workforce Solutions has been launched to address the growing gap between the ...

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Job Creation To Top US Mayors' Agenda In DC

WFMZ Allentown
"One of the areas that I really would like to see refunded or funded again is the jobs program," said McMahon. "Last couple of years we've had Summer Youth ...

United Way to assume oversight of Greater Cincinnati Workforce Network

Business Courier
The network recently was awarded a two-year, $600000 Social Innovation Fund grant through the National Fund for Workforce Solutions and its national ...

NC technology firm wins $25000 grant

The Virginian-Pilot
The grant comes from North Carolina's Northeastern Workforce Development Board. The goal, the agency said, is to provide training to increase workers' ...

No Federal Funds in Sight for Summer Jobs

Youth Today
The regional Workforce Investment Board in Connecticut, Capital Workforce Partners, is advocating at the state level for the $5 million in summer jobs ...

Norman a success story for Workforce Investment Act

Published Thursday, January 13, 2011 4:54 PM
Summerville Journal Scene ®

Dwayne Norman entered the Workforce Investment Act program at the Trident One Stop Career System in January 2009, after being dislocated from Leggett and Platt, Inc. As a young man, Norman enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1976 where he sustained injuries to both shoulders, limiting his ability to perform tasks that require heavy lifting or holding his arms over his head for long periods of time.

Monday, January 17, 2011

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Enables Tulsa to Keep, Add Jobs

Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers
Of that amount, $1.9 million has been spent on a highly successful summer youth internship program, as well as providing help for adults to find employment, ...

WorkNow Summer Employment Program Creates Jobs In Kentucky | Gov ...

By admin
Across the Commonwealth, 1442 Kentuckians landed a permanent job as the result of a federally subsidized summer employment program in 2010. WorkNow Kentucky provided 9314 low-income youth and adults with children ...

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Finding Her Path Through KC’s WIA Youth Program

Malta, Illinois -- Asheli Mann may be in her early twenties, but her life has been one marked with interesting experiences—many of which have not been positive. Still, she moves forward and has found a path with a little help from the Workforce Investment Act Youth Program at Kishwaukee College.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Agency boosts soft job skills like being on time and hard skills

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
By Joyce Gannon, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Business-Gannon Stefani Pashman, chief executive officer, Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board at their offices ...

Technology changes job outlooks

Coshocton Tribune
Since the 1970s, career-tech education has been training high school students and adults in primarily service-related occupations including health care, ...

Program helps disabled high school students in gaining work experience

Enid News & Eagle
The high school senior's work at Bass is part of a program called Project Search, an on-the-job training program designed for students with disabilities. ...

Tech center investing in future workforce

Princeton Times Leader
Gray said her school is operated under the Kentucky Workforce Development Cabinet, and the state has handed down significant budget cuts in recent years.

Green training grants available for Minnesota businesses, organizations

Alexandria Echo Press
... MSESP co-chair and manager of talent at Duluth-based Allete Inc. MSESP, an initiative of the Governor's Workforce Development Council (GWDC), ...

Finding work for veterans

Marshalltown Times Republican
After a few conversations with the Iowa Workforce Development's Ted Hall, several points stand out. Hall is passionate about the job and he doesn't shirk ...

Monday, January 3, 2011

TEAM Court changes teens' lives

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
Some have gained jobs, others earned GEDs. One has a job with full benefits for the first time in her life. "It helps the whole family," Gary said. ...

Soft Skills at Work: New Maryland Workforce Corp. looks at worker skills

Annapolis Capital
Coalition, a project of the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation and BWCC Foundation dedicated to stressing the connection of soft skills to ...

10 graduate from new Richland County job training program with high hopes

Mansfield News Journal
"I definitely think this training will get me a job," he said. "This class was actually very easy for me because I used to do animation. ...

Youth job program back in 2011 : News : ConnectMidMissouri.com

By Lucas Bond
BOONE COUNTY, MO -- The state of Missouri is bringing back a program that will give part-time jobs to several hundred high school and college-aged people next summer. Governor Nixon announced Thursday the return of the States Park Youth ...

Overcoming Obstacles

Wheeling News Register
With a grant of nearly $54000 from the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services, the Northern Panhandle Workforce Investment Board and Regional ...

Grant to train leak victims

... services or offshore workers who were directly impacted by the leak, said Glenn Dugas, executive administrator of the local Workforce Investment Board. ...

New Delaware County Workforce Investment Board website will aid job seekers

Delaware County Daily Times
For the last nine months, the Delaware County Workforce Investment Board has been working on rebuilding its website, www.delcoworks.org, so that it's more ...