Last month, U.S. employers added 311,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, the unemployment rate increased to 3.6% – up from 3.4%. The job gains were most noted in leisure and hospitality, retail trade, government, and health care.
Every week, we hunt for job and training pathways – with our recent findings coming from Delaware, Nebraska, Nevada, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Wyoming. Check them out.
From Delaware: Delaware Online reports a pre-apprenticeship program aims to create a more diverse skilled trades workforce.
From Nebraska: Norfolk Daily News reports Nebraska employers can apply for funds to assist with the costs of job training for new and existing employees.
From Nevada: Nevada today announces a seven-week program designed to prepare current and new childcare professionals.
From U.S. Virgin Islands: Sail-World reports a marine apprenticeship could provide a pathway for young adults to work with the Coast Guard.
From Wyoming: Wyoming Public Media reports Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs is prepping for the changing energy workforce.
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