General News Mar 18, 2013

First Round of U.S. Veterans Complete National Get Skills to Work Program in Cincinnati

This past weekend, the first group of 11 U.S. veterans were recognized for completion of the new Get Skills to Work (GSTW) program, a national program designed to help bridge the current skills gap in U.S. Manufacturing jobs, and to encourage and train a new generation of skilled U.S. manufacturing employees to help fill the estimated 600,000 open manufacturing jobs nationwide.

General News Oct 30, 2012

U.S. Manufacturing Continues to Push Employee Training Programs Across the U.S.

U.S. Manufacturing needs skilled workers, and is hard at work at building up the next generation before expected retirements over the next five years open up an estimated 2.5 million jobs nationwide.


Some of the nation's largest manufacturers are teaming up to do just that, by working with community and technical colleges to speed up training for veterans in the "Get Skills to Work Coalition" sponsored by General Electric Co, Alcoa, Inc, aerospace giant Boeing Co. and Lockheed-Martin Corp.

Aerospace Manufacturing Oct 17, 2012

New Course Preps Area Businesses and Job Seekers for Aerospace Manufacturing

Spokane is busy training the next generation of aerospace workers at its Inland Northwest Technology Center, according to a recent article published in the Washington Business Magazine, and with the help of a new $20 million federal grant the school has now started the new Air Washington Program. This new program is designed to increase workers' skills, improve student retention rates and assist veterans find jobs in the Aerospace manufacturing industry.

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