Tag Archives: workforce development

Deloitte Study: Manufacturing USA Helps Facilitate R&D, Address Shortage in Skilled Workforce

A new Deloitte study has found that Manufacturing USA’s network of institutes works to facilitate manufacturing innovation through research and development and helps mitigate the shortage of skilled manufacturing workers. The study also showed that the first eight manufacturing institutes formed by the departments of Defense and Energy from 2012 …

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Maximus, Teammates Create Visual Career Pathway Prototype for DOL Challenge; Richard Montoni Comments

The Labor Department has selected a team comprised of Maximus, Employ Milwaukee and hospitality and restaurant employers in the city to implement a workforce development platform that seeks to support job seekers and employers at DOL’s American Job Centers or One-Stop Centers. The WIO A-Team developed a visual career pathway prototype designed to feature an employee’s career …

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Beth Cobert: OPM-Champlain College Online Education Program to Drive Gov’t Workforce Development

Vermont-based Champlain College and the Office of Personnel Management marked the first anniversary of their partnership’s truED campaign. OPM said Wednesday truED will continue to provide federal employees, spouses and eligible adult dependents online higher-education programs to close skills gaps in fields such as business management, executive leadership and cybersecurity. “Through this partnership we hope to inspire agency …

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Brian Cuccias: Ingalls Shipbuilding Boosts Workforce Dev’t With Mississippi Welding Fund

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ shipbuilding arm demonstrated its continued support to ensure skilled professions for high school undergraduates with a $53,640 donation to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. HII said Wednesday that the money will be used to purchase welding machines for the school’s Transitions Academy at West Harrison County Center …

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IBM Initiatives Target Next-Gen IT Workforce in Africa

IBM has launched several information technology programs in Africa to build a workforce with next-generation IT knowledge and skills and contribute to the continent’s economic development and growth, IBM said Thursday.  “Leaders in business, education and government agree that enabling the existing and future workforce to perform at the cutting edge …

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John Campagnino: Accenture Pushes Initiative for More STEM Students, Professionals

Accenture has partnered with universities worldwide for an initiative intended meet the increasing demand for science, technology, engineering and math professionals, John Campagnino, managing director for global talent acquisition, The company launched the Future Technology Leaders program to develop student interest in those fields toward professional careers, Accenture said Friday. …

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