Back to Work: Opportunities in bourbon distilling, aviation manufacturing, and the culinary arts

As people look for jobs, we share the latest opportunities

With unemployment in the U.S. currently at 3.6%, WorkingNation continues to look each week for opportunities in the workforce. Our latest findings include pathways in the following five states.

Take a look.

From Georgia: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a new Goodwill facility is opening in Atlanta, creating 50 full-time jobs, as well as providing job training that lead to certifications. Among the pathways – IT, supply chain management, and transportation logistics.

From Kentucky: Area Development reports a bourbon distillery in Nelson County is expanding its facilities creating 29 new jobs.

From Michigan: WWMT reports two companies are expanding operations – one an aviation manufacturer in Battle Creek and the other, a tool and die company in Benton Harbor Township.  Between the two employers, it’s expected there will be more than 80 new jobs.

From Minnesota: Mille Lacs Messenger reports among recipients of state funds is an organization in Hibbing that will provide training opportunities and paid internships in carpentry and handiwork to people with disabilities.

From New York: PIX11 reports a culinary arts training program that helps people who have experienced barriers to employment is helping fill labor shortages in the food industry.

Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.