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    Posted 1/23/2017 12:44 PM by Angel Harlins

    H-1B Ready to Work grantee County of Westchester’s Jobs Waiting program provides employers in the healthcare industry a pipeline of focused, committed employment candidates through paid work tryouts, on-the-job training, and customized training.  

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    Posted 1/20/2017 10:41 PM by Angela Dayton
    The current job market and the projections for the foreseeable future (until 2020) indicated a lack of appropriate jobs for those who want them and are qualified for them.
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    Posted 1/20/2017 9:51 PM by Angela Dayton

    Social media is a great tool for recruiting new RTW program partners and participants, connecting with others that have similar goals, and sharing information.

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    Posted 8/22/2016 3:26 PM by Angel Harlins
    Ready to Work grantee Rochesterworks has received many stories from participants that have successfully completed its program, Finger Lakes Hired. Summarized below is the story of Maria, an underemployed individual that landed her first full-time job after completing training through Finger Lakes Hired. For her full story, visit the Finger Lakes Hired website today!
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    Posted 5/20/2016 10:37 AM by Kevin Mauro

    During her March 2016 site visit to RTW grantee Puerto Rico Technoeconomic Corridor (PRTEC), technical assistance coach Tressa Dorsey met with the grantee and its education and training partners to conduct training and strategic planning activities, but the most memorable part of the trip was when she met with a RTW participant, Carlos L. 

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    Posted 3/24/2016 8:34 PM by Kendra Moesle

    Ready to Work grantee New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCC) has had a lot of success with its Manufacturing Training Initiative.  Recently, NJ Labor Department Chief of Staff Gary Halsenbalg praised the program after he met graduates of a Certified Production Technician (CPT) class at Rowan College of Gloucester County, 17 of whom were hired on at Kellogg’s Frozen Foods plant in Blue Anchor, NJ. 

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    Posted 3/22/2016 12:09 PM by Kendra Moesle

    RTW grantee San Jacinto Community College District has many workforce development grants, including Ready to Work, that are training the unemployed and underemployed.  Select this link to read in more detail about their programs.