Erie, Pennsylvania, known as the Great Lake port city, has a history of having a vibrant and dynamic economy. In its first years, Erie was known as being a major manufacturing hub, and for having the largest fishing port in the world.
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It is the ideal situation—work a full-time or part-time job and gain a college degree at the same time. No need to travel to a separate campus—many of your lessons take place right where you work.
In 2009, ICW embarked on an ambitious agenda. We released our second Leaders and Laggards Report Card on Educational Innovation, published a report on postsecondary access to career and technical education, and testified before Congress on improving employment and training programs in the United States.
As the economy slowly rebounds from a significant recession, many businesses are looking for the right tools to put them ahead of their competitors and maintain a healthy, robust workforce.
Job hunting: nobody really enjoys it, but everyone has to do it at some point in their lives. Most of the time, searching for a job is a frustrating, time-consuming project, complicated this last year and a half by a severely lagging economy.
New Mexico has recently stepped up its efforts to better align state economic development activities and the business community with its “to-work” efforts for individuals with disabilities.
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is offering a fantastic opportunity to educate their membership base to new professional development and training opportunities by hosting a webinar
In 2005, Maine won a Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The grant focused on boatbuilding, Maine's third largest employer in the manufacturing sector.
The Laurinburg/Scotland County Area (NC) Chamber of Commerce recently received a grant for $35,000 from the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center, Inc. The money