The U.S. job market added 263,000 jobs last month, higher than economists’ median forecast of 200,000. Additionally, the November unemployment rate remained unchanged from the previous month at 3.7%.
WorkingNation is always hunting for workforce pathways around the country. This week we found work-based learning opportunities, as well as coming job openings in bioscience manufacturing.
Give a look.
From Arizona: Yahoo Finance reports that Arizona adults – 21 and older – can earn their high school diplomas, not a GED, through a program from Graduation Alliance.
From Colorado: Steamboat Pilot & Today reports the Northwest Colorado Development Council has identified workforce priorities for the region including addressing the shortage of people with commercial driver’s licenses.
From Connecticut: The CT Mirror reports the interest of graduating high schoolers in registered apprenticeships is on the rise.
From New Mexico: Los Alamos Daily Post reports the expansion of a bioscience manufacturing facility in Albuquerque will create 274 new jobs.
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