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CareerSTAT Newsletter- Fall 2018

11.15.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

What You Missed at Healthcare Connect

Skills Gap Fallout Lands with HR

11.12.18  •  by Roy Maurer at SHRM  •  

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions Celebrates 2018 National Apprenticeship Week

11.9.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

November 12-18, 2018 The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week and is working to expand apprenticeship opportunities across the country.  Washington, DC (November 9, 2018) –…

Grant to Help Create Fast-Track Job Training Programs

10.31.18  •  by Staff at Sarasota Magazine  •  




#LIAW- German Apprenticeship and the U.S. Culture

11.13.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , , , ,

Apprenticeship is gaining momentum as a bipartisan workforce development strategy to address employer-expressed challenges. The combination of hands-on experience, classroom training and a paycheck are enticing policymakers and workforce stakeholders…

Rural Healthcare Providers Use Apprenticeship to Address Staffing Needs

11.13.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  , , ,

Addressing the shortage of qualified medical and dental assistants is a challenge many healthcare organizations face, but in rural areas, the lack of nearby institutions with qualified training programs compounds…

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week at the National Fund

11.12.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Today marks the beginning of National Apprenticeship Week (November 12-18, 2018)! Apprenticeship has evolved to fit the needs of the modern workforce. Earn while you learn programs thrive across the…

Falling Off a Cliff: When Workers Can’t Afford to Take a Job

11.5.18  •  by Josh Enoch  •  ,

Pick up the business section of any paper, and you’re bound to read an article about employers struggling to fill their open positions. We are swamped with messaging about the…