Workforce Development

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Worker shortage: Montana Department of Labor and Industry helps companies find skilled workers

Now that Montana’s unemployment rate is down to normal levels, concerns about worker shortages are becoming even more common.

2 Montana Grant Programs to assist with Workforce Training

Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWT) through the Montana Department of Labor & Industry http://www.wsd.dli.mt.gov/service/iwt.asp MT Department of Commerce Workforce Training Grant Program for Primary Sector Workforce http://wtg.mt.gov/default.mcpx

Robots will replace 50% of today’s occupations by 2025

"Customer work, process work and vast swatches of middle management will simply ‘disappear.’

These 16 Industries Are Bleeding Billions A Year Due To Unfilled Jobs

"I think that increasingly in the US, there are two paralleled economies."

Some of the Most Sought-After Tech Jobs Don’t Require a College Degree

In a survey of 12,000 information security specialists by the consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, 56 percent said their organization was understaffed in that department.

3 Ways to Close the Skills Gap with Today’s Workforce

With the need for workers so great, and the benefits of working in manufacturing so apparent, what are the steps we can take to bulk up the skilled workforce in our industry?

Manufacturers setting a high bar for employee engagement by employing people with disabilities.

Acadia is an employee-centric company. Their company philosophy is "Never settle."

This view is evident in the people they hire.

"Registered Apprenticeship" – ‘Best-kept secret’ in job training

When Gov. Steve Bullock announced the state’s new business plan, "Main Street Montana Project," earlier this summer, apprenticeships were mentioned up top as a key way to "train and educate tomorrow’s workforce today."

$15MM in Montana job-training support stems from Tester-backed legislation

"These resources will help our top-ranked schools train Montanans to improve our health care system and make our state an even healthier place to live and work. I’m proud to help bring folks together to move our state forward."

US to train veterans to install solar panels

The U.S. will train at least 50,000 veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.