Maryland Launches First-in-the-Nation Initiative to Recruit Experienced, Non-Degree Candidates ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced the launch of a multi-pronged, first-in-the-nation workforce development initiative to formally eliminate the four-year college degree requirement from thousands of state jobs. Spearheaded by the Maryland Department of Labor and the Maryland Department […]

From July 4, Jobactive — the Australian government’s main employment services program — will be replaced by a new service called Workforce Australia Employment Services Provider.  If you’ve been on Jobactive while receiving the JobSeeker Payment, you’ll soon be moved to the new program. Workforce Australia has begun contacting participants about how they’ll be […]

UK’s new Green Jobs Delivery Group holds inaugural meeting to help power UK’s green industrial revolution leaders from business, industry, trade unions and academia to act on upskilling and training green workforce of the future Group is vital step in creating and supporting up to 480,000 skilled well-paid green jobs […]

Last week’s primaries marked a continuation of fundamental changes in Pennsylvania politics. Fletcher McClellan (Capital-Star file) Whereas political party endorsements, leadership experience in government, and fundraising prowess once gave advantages to candidates for statewide office, those campaign assets may nowadays be liabilities. Look no farther than at two of the […]

A new assessment of Wichita Falls’ prospects for the future contains some sobering findings. “Wichita Falls still faces multiple threats to its near and long-term prospects for success,” according to Broad Ripple Strategies, a company hired by the Chamber of Commerce. The company’s assessment was based on interviews of residents, […]