The retail giant said Tuesday it will begin offering free SAT and ACT prep courses, as well as more predictable schedules and debt-free college funding, to its employees as it tries to attract workers in a competitive labor market. Read more.
Companies investing in the Rio Grande Valley anticipate high demand for workers that may exceed 9,000 jobs, according to seven large employers attending a Workforce Summit held April 23 at the Port of Brownsville. Read more.
In 2015, the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District launched an ambitious Nursing Career Pathway Program that allows students to graduate from high school while simultaneously earning a free nursing associate degree. Read more.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded 27 grants totaling $5,718,073 to multiple public community colleges, public technical institutes, public state colleges and independent school districts for programs that focus on supporting high-demand occupations through the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant program. Read more.... Read More