Employment, General/Other News
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The Hillsborough County Extension Service has recently announced that it will be kicking off 2013 with a training course for volunteer workers who seek to become a Florida Master Money Mentor.
A Nebraska Department of Economic Development study will examine the labor skills in a three-state area: northeast Nebraska, southeast South Dakota and northwest Iowa.
The study's objective is to...more
Friends Rebecca Brandt and Callie Brauel, along with Ghanaian Emmanuel Tetteh Quarmyne, formed a nonprofit they dubbed as A Ban Against Neglect, or ABAN that would recycle used plastic water bags...more
A new law passed during the 2014 General Session of the Utah Legislature enables businesses to receive tax incentives for hiring homeless people.
These tax credits to businesses will amount up to...more
A new report presented by the Economic Mobility Corporation, Stimulating Opportunity, shows the role subsidized employment programs can play in integrating long-term unemployed workers back into the...more
Founder of Young Africa (YA), Ashoka Fellow and social entrepreneur, Dorien Beurskens, who was sanctioned as part of the Future Forward initiative, together with The MasterCard Foundation, shares her...more
In a report from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), more than 40 percent of Louisiana's workforce needs better skills and wages.
Marcie Foster, a policy analyst at CLASP, says that the...more
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) documents several recommendations to improve job-training programs administered by the federal government and better meet the needs of long-term unemployed...more
Verizon Wireless is going to expand its call center offices to spur 400 full-time jobs in Alabama, particularly in the Huntsville area.
The company has announced that more than 300 customer...more