Four North Louisiana parishes will launch a new workforce initiative on June 20, 2018 at 8:30 am at the Bossier Civic Center that will enhance the region’s ability to recruit companies and to train a skilled workforce.
Representatives from over 20 regional organizations from Bossier, Caddo, DeSoto and Webster Parishes will announce plans to become ACT® Work Ready Communities. Employers, educators, and business and community leaders are invited to attend the free public launch by registering at actworkreadynorthla.
Jessica and Katie sit down with North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) representative, Angie to give you the details about ACT WorkKeys and making Northwest Louisiana Work Ready!
An effort in Knox County, Missouri to get kids to work in their local community once they get out of high school. The county is already an A-C-T Work-Ready Community. It's a certification will prepare kids with the skills and education they need to go into the workforce. Officials say it's a step in the right direction... for business growth and student enrollment.
And a new definition of wealth could reveal a path forward for rural areas everywhere. Companies keep repeating the lament: Qualified, skilled workers are hard to find. Rural America begs to differ: Good jobs are hard to find.Is there a way for those working-age adults out in the hinterlands to demonstrate their aptitude and their community’s readiness for corporate investment? There is.
WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Port Authority hosted the first quarterly meeting for the Dayton Development Coalition’s (DDC) region, bringing together economic development leaders from the 14-county region.
Joining them were representatives from several of the region’s Workforce Development offices, colleges, and other
Magnolia High School students enrolled in Career Readiness recently completed the requirements to receive the Arkansas Career Readiness Certificate. An Arkansas Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) is a portable credential based upon the WorkKeys assessments that demonstrate to employers that an individual possesses the basic workplace skills required for 21st century jobs.
Warren County celebrated its designation as a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The CWRC designation is the result of a unified effort by workforce development professionals—along with business, education, local government, and community leaders—to meet the economic development needs of Warren County.
Amber Turner is stepping down as the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s director of workforce development and education.
John Seymour, president and CEO of the chamber, announced today Turner is leaving her position March 30 to become the interim executive director of the North Alabama Workforce Development Alliance.
The Morgan County Economic Development Association has promoted Penny Townson to the position of vice president.
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