Monday, April 16, 2012

Napa explores incubator at former airline training facility

County, city hope program would spur new high-paying jobs
By Eric Gneckow, North Bay Business Journal, Business Journal Staff Reporter

NAPA COUNTY – Efforts to create a first-ever business incubator in Napa County could take another step forward in the coming weeks as project members seek additional startup funding from the county Board of Supervisors and the Napa City Council.

More employers are hiring, but taking a conservative approach

Missouri's jobless rate in February dropped to 7.4 percent -- its lowest mark since late 2008. And while that's good news, companies still seem to be moving cautiously when adding new staff. Read more...

Mayor Launches 'Learn2Earn' Initiative

Calling adult education and job training the “path to prosperity” for Fresno, Mayor Ashley Swearengin launched the Learn2Earn initiative, a public awareness campaign aimed at removing the obstacles for Fresno adults looking to obtain more education or gain additional skills for the changing workplace. Read more...

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Job Seekers Talk About Ageism and The Need For Re-Training, Internships

The Jobs Creation Commission has been hold regional hearings across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to solicit public testimony from local businesses, hiring agencies and workers to learn more about the key factors necessary to increase job creation. Read more...

Friday, April 13, 2012


Local employer benefits through County Workforce Investment Process Improvement Program

San Bernardino, CA (April 13, 2012) –Bishamon Industries Corporation faced increased competition with their EZ Loader product, which could have translated to lost sales and lost jobs. With the introduction of the new model, they needed to make sure they could efficiently produce and deliver this product before the competition stepped in.