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Are you looking for work? Here are opportunities in five states to consider
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The resignation of workers around the country has resulted in more than 10 million open jobs. People have postponed their returns to the workforce for a number of reasons, including lack of childcare and COVID-related health concerns.

For those on the hunt for job and training opportunities, WorkingNation found offerings in these five states.

Take a look.

From California: Your Central Valley reports the Central California Food Bank is helping people transitioning out of homelessness learn new job skills.

From Georgia: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a new solar manufacturing and distribution operation in Americus is creating more than 500 jobs.

From Montana: KXLF reports Highlands College in Butte is helping students obtain their commercial driver’s licenses.

From New Jersey: Trenton Daily reports the state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development is implementing a Return and Earn program that provides a $500 incentive for unemployed workers reentering the workforce and receiving job training from businesses 100 or less employees.

From North Dakota: Grand Forks Herald reports tech skills training grants are helping companies prepare workers for in-demand jobs.

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

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