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Top Jobs

Top Jobs Upskill to Land One of the Top Jobs in Northern Colorado The job market in Colorado has been incredibly strong in recent years, with very low unemployment rates compared to the national average. In fact, Monster.com recently said Denver, Colorado, is a “millennial hiring paradise.” And it’s true, Colorado has thousands of open jobs in a huge variety of industries. If you’re considering relocating to this beautiful state or are ready to switch careers, it might be time to look at the top jobs...

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Understanding the Colorado Talent Pipeline Report

Understanding the Colorado Talent Pipeline Report Technology and careers in frontend web development in the Colorado talent pipeline This is a critical time in Northern Colorado’s workforce history. As the State experiences record growth in population, innovation, and small business, the high-demand skills that are essential to the economy’s growth are lagging behind. Too many companies in Northern Colorado are actively looking to hire, but forced to search outside of this region to recruit the talent needed in today’s emerging industries....

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City of Fort Collins Community Development Scholarship

City of Fort Collins Community Development Scholarship Fort Collins, CO, October 1, 2016– The City of Fort Collins (CFC) and Digital Workshop Center (DWC) have announced a $10,000 partnered scholarship opportunity for the residents of Fort Collins.  Named the ‘Community Development Scholarship’, the goal of this scholarship is to “help individuals and professionals to close the technology skills gaps that may exist in the Fort Collins workplace.” Awards for this scholarship will be primarily divided amongst several sections of the local workforce:...

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Update Your Technical Skills With Government Funding

Update Your Technical Skills With Government Funding [Originally published in The Coloradoan on 4/20/12] No matter what side of the political spectrum you sit on, when you become unemployed in today’s economy, you may need to start leaning on the federal and state government for more help. Specifically, if your technical skills are out of date with the modern trends, you may need to look for programs that will help you get up to speed. The Workforce Investment Act, or WIA, is a federally funded plan that grants money to help those who are...

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