Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Cardin endorses Job Match project
Since opening its doors in September 2009, the Job Match Re-Employment Project has helped find new jobs for more than 150 unemployed people, a few of whom shared their success stories with U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin during a Friday morning meeting at the project’s Waldorf office.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Construction career collaborative wins national award
The Greater Cincinnati Construction Career Pathway Collaborative, an initiative to promote construction training and careers, was recognized nationally by the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) with a Workforce Development Award.

Increased Demand Allows Workforce Development Center to Get Creative

Waukesha Patch
Center making use of federal and state programs to meet the needs of Waukesha County job seekers and employers
Finding jobs in this economy can be difficult but for the past year, the Workforce Development Center in Pewaukee has received extra help from the federal AmeriCorps VISTA program.

Friday, December 2, 2011

County program trains vets for green energy jobs

Hesperia Star
At 52 years old, Lennie Alvarez found himself out of a job and - without more education - unable to get hired in the field where he'd worked for decades. The recession had dumped him into a job market where certification was required to get hired, but going through a multi-year apprenticeship program at his age seemed unlikely.