Workforce

U.S. Department Of Labor Announces Grant To Help Women Enter Apprenticeships, Expand Job Opportunities

(Public Now, 7/17/18) WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced the availability of funding to help recruit, train, and retain more women in quality pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs, and pursue careers in manufacturing, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and healthcare, among other industries. The Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) grant…

SURVEY: Millenials Don’t See Career Path In Cybersecurity

(ISC Blog, 06/07/18) As organizations struggle to fill cybersecurity vacancies, they aren’t finding many candidates among millennial jobseekers. A new study shows millennials are only marginally interested in cybersecurity careers, with 9 percent showing any interest at all. The finding is troubling, considering millennials have become the largest percentage of the overall workforce. This…

CCAT Joins Talk on How Cross-Sector Collaboration Helps Our Communities Thrive

CCAT Joins Talk on How Cross-Sector Collaboration Helps Our Communities Thrive

MetroHartford Alliance in partnership with the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, will explore how communities are collaborating to solve workforce and income-based issues at the ‘Working Cities, Thriving Communities’ breakfast on Wednesday, Aug. 8 starting 7:30 a.m. at the Marriott Hartford Downtown. Moderated by David Radcliffe, Director or Connecticut…

CEOs: Embrace ‘Remote Experts,’ Sensors, Continuous Training, to Address Skills Gap

(AdvancedManufacturing.com, 7/9/18) Employee retention, school partnerships, automation & robotics also top of mind Tackling the workforce skills gap issue involves dealing with not only experienced employees who have sharp subtractive manufacturing skills but have to be prodded to move into additive manufacturing (AM) but also newbies who still need to…

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Grant To Help Women Enter Apprenticeships, Expand Job Opportunities

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced the availability of funding to help recruit, train, and retain more women in quality pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs, and pursue careers in manufacturing, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and healthcare, among other industries. The Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) grant helps to expand…

CCAT CEO presented with President’s Award from Capital Workforce Partners

CCAT CEO presented with President’s Award from Capital Workforce Partners

Elliot Ginsberg cited for depth of service, 22 years on CWP Board of Directors EAST HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology President and CEO Elliot Ginsberg received the Capital Workforce Partners President’s Award at CWP’s annual meeting on June 15. Presented by CWP Board Chairman Thomas Mongellow and U.S.…

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

The manufacturing pipeline is only starting to get filled up in Connecticut. There’s more coming. At a celebratory ceremony held at Synergy Alternative High School in East Hartford on June 8, 13 students received certificates for completing their pre-apprenticeship program and 72-hour online ToolingU training. Governor Dannel P. Malloy spoke…

United Technologies Plans to Hire 35,000 People and Make $15 Billion Investment in U.S. Over Next Five Years

(PR News Wire, 5/23/18) FARMINGTON, Conn., May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced plans to hire 35,000 people and make investments of more than $15 billion in research and development (R&D) and capital expenditures (CapEx) in the United States over the next five years (2018-2022). With this announcement, the company also launched…