The new $500,000 initiative has multiple parts geared towards people looking to work in a variety of trades.
The state Department of Labor announced the first program Tuesday. It will train 20 low-skilled workers for possible jobs at three companies.
More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
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.