Nicole Brown, the director of training and development and soft skills for the center, which is a division of Wayne Community College, presented at the 2019 North Carolina ACT Conference held in Winston-Salem last month.
It’s easy for an executive to get lost in the demanding, broad responsibilities of the work and lose touch with the impact that your products actually have on the ground level, with the customers who use them. I had an experience last week that brought this point to light. Blog post by Suzana Delanghe
Energizer Battery announced plans to bring 440 new jobs to Franklin, Indiana, in Johnson County, a Work Ready Community in Progress. Dana Monson with the Johnson County Development Corporation, noted the city and county has been working hard to be proactive in community development to attract talent and skill-up existing talent to create a viable workforce.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Hawkins County was recognized for its workforce development achievements over the past year at the ACT Workforce Summit in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, along with 48 other participating ACT Work Ready Communities.
Henry County Public Schools was recognized recently for its workforce development achievements during the past year at the ACT Workforce Summit in Charlotte, N.C.
Northeast Tennessee is one of the hot spots in terms of prescription drug abuse, NAS births, and overdose deaths. The region also suffers from an unhealthy workforce, in large part due to addiction. Hear how the First Tennessee Development District took the lead role in bringing partners together to create solutions to deal with this epidemic. Learn how Northeast Tennessee builds a system a support from NAS babies to senior adults. Lottie Ryans and Mark Stephens from the First Tennessee Development District share practical ways to educate, boost awareness, and build solutions the entire community can embrace. Check out our podcast page for the full 30-minute episode.
As Work Ready Community leaders strive to close skill gaps and encourage prosperity, more news on the skill gaps out this month makes the mission even more relevant. A labor shortage is jeopardizing economic expansion in almost every state, putting pressure on lawmakers to find ways to attract more residents and coax people who have dropped out of the workforce to rejoin it
Hawkins County was recognized for its workforce development achievements over the past year at the ACT Workforce Summit in Charlotte, N.C. on Oct. 29, along with 48 other participating ACT Work Ready Communities.
A special Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting Wednesday featured multiple speakers concerning the workforce in West Virginia. The session covered current opportunities with Work Ready Communities, ways to assist employers, and the Summer Highlands Internship Program, among others.