Tag: workforce training
Customized Workforce Training: Bringing Skills To The Market
Workforce training programs are addressing evolving industries, labor force demands, and speed to market needs of business.
Workforce Focus: Never Stop Learning
From longstanding partnerships to targeted instruction, companies seek training options that fit their workforce needs.
Oklahoma City Welcomes Biomanufacturing Workforce Training Center
A new biomanufacturing workforce training center (BWTC) will help create inclusive, non-degreed bioscience industry careers in Oklahoma City.
Kansas Business Climate Reimagined
Enacted by Gov. Laura Kelly, the "Kansas Framework for Growth” is having a positive impact on a wide swath of the Kansas business climate.
Higher Education Partnerships: Closing The Gap
Partnerships with higher education organizations are making a clear impact on businesses today, especially regarding workforce training.
Illinois Invests $15M In Advanced Manufacturing Training Academies
Funding from the Rebuild Illinois capital plan will establish two cutting-edge training academies to prepare workers for future jobs, boost investment in downstate communities.
U.S. Department Of Commerce Invests $10.1M In West Virginia
The investment will support local strategies to spur business and job growth in West Virginia, including in Opportunity Zones.
Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Mike Grundmann, VEDP
Mike Grundmann, Senior Vice President, Talent Solutions, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, discusses workforce development, recruitment and training, and the impact of COVID-19.
Workforce Training: Coping With Crisis Requires A New Skillset
Companies are building digital training programs and creating ecosystems of “learning partners” to produce and deliver digital content to a broad base of employees.
Massachusetts Awards Kidde Fire Systems Workforce Training Grant
The $67,200 workforce training grant will help Kidde Fire Systems train workers at its Ashland, MA manufacturing facility on new industry standards.
Fairmont, Minnesota: Growing Side By Side
Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.
Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jose Lozano, Choose New Jersey
Jose Lozano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choose New Jersey, Inc., discusses the state's workforce development plans, plus efforts to encourage its innovation ecosystem.
March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)
The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.
Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements
Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey.
U.S. Steel To Invest $750M In Indiana
The steel company will undertake a major modernization and asset revitalization project at its Gary Works plant.
AL Named Best Business Climate, NV No. 1 In Growth Potential
Alabama is the state with the Best Business Climate and Nevada is the top-ranked state for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report, released this week.
Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Paul Helton, LED FastStart
Paul Helton, Executive Director, LED FastStart, discusses the recruitment, training and support services at the heart of one of the nation's top workforce development programs.
Workforce Development Training & Talent Acquisition
Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.
Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings
BF’s 12TH ANNUAL RANKINGS report is our most comprehensive analysis to date of the locations that are leading the pack in the most important benchmarks for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Part One: State Rankings.
The widespread implementation of digital manufacturing platforms rapidly is outpacing the availability of skilled workers to run them.
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