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Federally Funded Program To Help Prepare High Schoolers For Work

YouthCareerConnect is a $100 million initiative, sketched out by President Obama, aimed at helping high schools prepare students better for college and high-tech careers.


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Drugmaker Merck To Cut 8,500 More Jobs

Drugmaker Merck says it plans to reduce its global workforce by another 8,500 jobs as part of a plan to cut its annual costs by about $2.5 billion by the end of 2015.


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Local Program Prepares Teen Girls For More Than Just A Job

Seventeen teenage girls will graduate next week from a local workforce empowerment summer camp and the young ladies learned about more than just how to get a j-o-b.


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Verizon Strike May Be Coming To An End Sooner Than Later

Verizon workers may soon return to their jobs.


A Call to Action

by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman Excelsior College is in Albany, New York—not a place one thinks of in terms of workforce needs. However, the college is doing the academic community a service with an ad […]