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Posted 8/29/2017 2:49 PM by Angel Harlins
H-1B Ready to Work (RTW) grantee WSOS Community Action Commission has been successfully creating new pre-apprenticeship programs by partnering with colleges and industry trade associations since the last quarter of 2016.
Posted 8/9/2017 1:25 PM by Angel Harlins
Ready to Work Grantee Feature: It’s almost a daily occurrence in Indianapolis: Newspaper headlines announce new start-up tech companies, exploding growth of established companies and mergers with global tech giants. Learn more about what EmployIndy is doing to advance participants in tech careers.
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Posted 4/3/2017 11:43 AM by Angel Harlins
Since its Ready to Work New Jersey program launched in 2014, H-1B RTW grantee New Jersey Council of County Colleges has helped to employ over 870 people who were previously long-term unemployed. The estimated economic benefit of this program to the state exceeds $40 million.
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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.
Posted 1/20/2017 10:41 PM by Angela DaytonThe 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.
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.
Posted 8/22/2016 3:26 PM by Angel HarlinsReady 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!
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.
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.
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.