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Job Seekers: Utilize Your Local Workforce Center and the WIOA Program

Job Seekers: Utilize Your Local Workforce Center and the WIOA Program If you’ve recently found yourself unemployed or underemployed, there are many resources available to you to aid in getting the skills you need to rejoin the workplace and land a viable job. Your local Workforce Center has many programs and financial aid grants to help you through this difficult time; it’s just a matter of taking advantage of the resources available to you.   Workforce centers are designed to ensure businesses have access to a trained workforce and Americans have the skills...

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Colorado Workforce Centers

Colorado Workforce Centers Connecting students in Colorado with the resources of the Colorado Workforce Centers With about twenty Colorado Workforce Centers spread out across the state, there is a committed effort by the Colorado state government to keep workforce development as one of its priorities.  After all, the goal of the Workforce Centers is to invest in its people instead of business interests. According to Wikipedia, Workforce Development in the United States as a whole “has evolved from a...

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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 Specifically, if your technical skills are out of date with the modern trends, you may need to look for programs that will help you get up to speed.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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