Weekly Workforce Round Up: June 12th – June 19th, 2013

Happy Workforce Wednesday!

Please add anything we missed by using the “comments” field.

Workforce in the News

Research and Reports

Tools and Resources

  • Crittenton Women’s Union (CWU) is pleased to invite submissions of research, policy and practice oriented papers, panels, and interactive workshops on innovative approaches to promoting economic mobility for Disrupting the Poverty Cycle, CWU’s 2nd conference, at UMass Boston on April 10, 2014.
  • Massachusetts Healthcare Chartbook is a DHE grant project that was completed by Commonwealth Corporation. This graphical resource contains charts that inform workforce development professionals, educators, employers, and jobseekers about the status and recent history of Healthcare careers and the Healthcare and Social Assistance Sector in the Commonwealth.
  • JVS: Bridges to College program is currently recruiting students for their July 2013 cycle. They are offering an exciting new track with a biotechnology focus in partnership with Quincy College. Click on the following links for more information: JVS_BioTech Flyer July 2013,  Quick Facts_Biotech learning Community
  • The U.S. Census Bureau has improved the variety of the online courses they offer. Click here for more information on how to register and which courses they offer. Some of their more useful courses for the workforce community include “Using Census Data for Grant Applications” and “How to Navigate American FactFinder”.
  • Training Opportunity: Online Learning Readiness at Boston Neighborhood Network: Free workforce readiness training program geared at helping unemployed and underemployed residents gain new skills to impress future employers. To schedule an assessment, applicants should email ollr@bnntv.org with their complete mailing address and phone number.

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