For the first time, courses on basic computer skills, job development training, parenting tips and English as a Second Language (ESL) are available at the school district’s Parent Center.
In the next few years, engineers are among the top 10 jobs US employers will have a hard time filling, so preparing students accordingly is key.
In a tight job market, a Delaware County manufacturing company says it has jobs to fill, but it’s running up against a problem: trouble finding skilled workers.
New jobs are opening, but they’re not the same as the jobs that were lost in the recession.
The plan is modeled after a Georgia program that lets unemployed people receive six weeks of jobs training.
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams says he has gotten start-up funding from the Lenfest Foundation for a new program targeting first time, non-violent drug offenders, and drug sellers, with the focus on rehabilitation.