Workforce development

Six states win NGA grants to close digital skills gaps

by • 4 weeks ago

Hawaii, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island have been selected to join the NGA's Workforce Innovation Network.

Microsoft, Chicago team up to provide digital skills training

by • 2 months ago

The company says free digital-skills training will reach more than 300,000 Chicagoans looking to boost their digital literacy or switch career paths.

Workforce agencies need 'Tinder for jobs,' ex-state official says

by • 2 months ago

Workforce agencies should strive to build digital services with the same ease-of-use as a dating app, a former state official at said at an AWS event.

Alabama launches statewide credential registry

by • 2 months ago

Alabama launched a statewide credential registry to allow employers and schools to verify the value of different certifications in the state.

Sacramento, Calif., taps data analytics to measure workforce programs

by • 12 months ago

The city has repurposed the UrbanLeap platform to gauge the efficacy of more than 30 workforce development programs.

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