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More Students Are ‘Stacking’ Credentials en Route to a Degree

With record numbers of Americans jobless, some are turning to nontraditional programs that offer rewards for completing short courses on specific skills.

COVID-19 made Khan Academy Kids vital for parents. Now it faces a cash crunch

The free education app for young children has boomed during the pandemic—but so have its costs.

MEDA Remote Worker Group Call @ Thu Jun 4, 2020 11:15am – 12:15pm (MDT)

The MEDA working group is collaborating to develop marketing and information to encourage these workers to consider Montana and build a support network for teleworkers. 

Talent Attraction Marketing Services RFP – The Great Falls Development Authority

  The Great Falls Development Authority is accepting proposals to create and help implement a multi-platform marketing campaign to drive economic development by attracting talent to relocate to the Great Falls Montana region. We seek…

High-Skill Immigration Restrictions Expected Soon From Trump

An H-1B visa is typically the only practical way for a foreign national to work long-term in the United States.

Montana associations create campaign to attract workers into construction

According to the Montana Contractors Association, the average age of a construction worker is 48. Build Montana will focus on creating a pipeline between these trades and the youth.

Remote Work Has Its Perks, Until You Want a Promotion

Companies like Facebook and Twitter expect many employees to work far from headquarters after the pandemic. That calls for a change in corporate cultures.

Micro-Internships Provide University of Montana Students Big Resume Building Opportunities

UM is now offering an innovative micro-internship program for students looking to get real-world job experience.

Has Occupational Licensing Outlived Its Usefulness?

A recent study shows that consumers do not value occupational licensing of their contractors or the higher prices they charge.

42% of jobs lost during COVID-19 may not come back

For every 10 layoffs the economic slowdown to fight coronavirus has induced, just three new jobs are created, according to new research.