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Back to Work: Opportunities in government jobs, life sciences, and the music biz

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WorkingNation is always looking for job and training opportunities around the country. This week, we focused on Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Maryland, and Massachusetts. Take a look.

From Hawaii: Honolulu Civil Beat reports the city and the state combined have more than 5,000 job openings. Officials are looking at a revamping of hiring practices to fill the spots.

From Idaho: East Idaho Business Journal reports a new training center at Idaho State University’s College of Business will help meet demands for salespeople.

From Louisiana: Biz New Orleans reports the launch of an apprenticeship program for on-the-job training on the business side of New Orleans’ music industry.

From Maryland: reports an award federal funding of $2.45 million will go towards workforce development in the state’s life sciences industry.

From Massachusetts: Yahoo Finance reports small businesses adversely affected by the pandemic can apply for training to learn new marketing skills. Those that are eligible can get reimbursed for the training cost.

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