Archive: August, 2017

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Made in Texoma

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This video highlights the manufacturing sector in the Texoma area where more than 4,000 are employed in manufacturing, earning an average salary of $57,000. Read More

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Aug2017
This is an example of a shifting reality for Texas’ high-tech manufacturers: They're in a candidate’s market with a widening gap between new jobs and people with the right skills to fill them. Read More

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Aug2017
At Coleman High School, the failure of legislation to raise teacher pay and fix the school finance system at the Capitol means another year of finding creative ways to attract new teachers and do more for the students. Read More

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Aug2017
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of severe weather due to Hurricane Harvey. Read More

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Aug2017
Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas offers an on-the-job training program that helps offset new-employee expenses. On-the-job training is one of the quickest and most successful ways for job seekers to develop specific employable skills. Job seekers obtain enhanced training while earning an income, becoming self-sufficient, and overcoming barriers to employment. Northeast ... Read More

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Aug2017
Workforce Solutions East Texas partners with Eastman Chemical Company and other area manufacturers and construction employers in the Pre-Apprentice Program Skills Investment program targeting out-of-school youth eligible for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act services. With completion of the four-week classroom training program that offers soft skills with industry-specific orientation, participants ... Read More

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Aug2017
The Texas unemployment rate is now higher than the national rate. Should we be concerned? The short answer is “no,” and here are six reasons why. Read More

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Aug2017
The Texas economy expanded for the 13th consecutive month with the addition of 19,600 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in July. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent, down from 4.6 percent in June. Read More

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Aug2017
The MDC will provide up to $1.35 million over a five-year period to be used for general expansion and maintenance of the programs which may include purchasing, refurbishing, remodeling, upgrading necessary equipment or facilities, technology, or software. Midland College may also use the funds for faculty and personnel costs associated ... Read More

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Aug2017
The U.S. Department of Labor announced nearly $1.3 million is available to help more women access quality apprenticeship programs and pursue careers in advanced manufacturing, energy, healthcare, information technology, and transportation, among other industries. Read More

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