Training and competency-based hiring doesn’t cost – it pays! That’s the value proposition echoed in this article by Brent Weil of The Manufacturing Institute published in the NAWDP Advantage. The mismatch between the skills required by companies and the skills of individuals looking for work is a critical issue today. According to a study by Read More
Our recent statewide launch event with leaders in the State of Missouri was a great kick-off to our deployment of sector strategies in the state, and an excellent jump-start for the upcoming implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Article from Maher and Maher Tucked away on the banks of the Lake of Read More
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) and USA Funds today released “Building the Talent Pipeline: An Implementation Guide,” an innovative toolkit for employers to use to help find qualified candidates for open positions today and to create a robust pipeline for jobs that will be available in the future. The guide is a byproduct Read More
About 14 million college students are working, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown Center). For the past 25 years, more than 70 percent of college students have been taking time from their studies to earn a paycheck. Learning While Earning: The New Normal examines these Read More
As reported below from CLASP, the U.S. Department of Education released guidance on the flexibility for students to pursue both basic adult education (GED/HSE) and post-secondary career training. With the reform of career pathways in Missouri and the implementation of WIOA, this is welcome news for workforce professionals, stakeholders, and customers alike. On October 22, Read More
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