Workforce Development

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People are moving out of small towns and into more populous regions (Video)

“We are fighting from a development standpoint to fight that fight, the depopulation, to not only have people come into town but to get them to stay here and hopefully start a family,” Swanger said.

Ronan, Montana explores remote worker possibilities

Mission West Community Development Partners, along with remote work program Trepademics, has conducted a feasibility study for creating a coworking space and more remote worker opportunities in the tri-county area.

Tulsa Retools Itself for the Remote Work Revolution

Tulsa Remote is the most successful of the dozens of relocation incentive programs around the country, having brought 1,800 people to town so far. According to an EIG study of the early arrivers, 88 percent of them were college graduates, with an average income of $105,000. “People who can work remotely, by definition their skills are augmented by technology and they are highly paid,” Fikri says.

Free Business Finance Class – 8/15 – Online

Read the following phrases: financial forecasting, budgeting, balance sheet, financial statement, cash flows, and sources and uses statement.

Did your eyes just glaze over?

California will soon start giving kids free money for college. Here’s what families need to know

“Research has shown that having an investment or savings dedicated for college can have a positive effect on expectations of the child and parents,”

A Place to Call Home: Small Towns That Welcome All

In places like New Hope, Pennsylvania, or Eureka Springs, Arkansas, thriving LGBTQ+ communities help shape small town life from economy and culture to education.  

A new way to pay for college – Future Income Share with the University

If she agreed to give Purdue a percentage of her future income for a set period of time, she could get the money she needed to finish school. The more she made after graduation, the more Purdue would get back.

Rapid Training course for Montanans to enter the Film Industry in Butte where 1923 TV Series is filming Saturday, August 13-14

Highlands College, Media Training Center and Accelerate Montana are pleased to announce a new partnership to offer Rapid Training courses designed to take advantage of film production job opportunities coming to the Mining City.

Economists’ midyear outlook forecasts changing growth trends in Montana

“The view out the rear-view mirror is fantastic – what a great year it’s been!” said BBER director Patrick Barkey. “What’s ahead is what the problem is – that’s what we’re worried about; we don’t see it as clearly.”

Missoula College, businesses pave way for Montana workforce development

It’s an opportunity UM is taking advantage of as well, with Missoula College using ‘Accelerate Montana’ to propel its students forward.