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Accenture Grants LISC $350,000 for Career Skills Project; Michael Scimo Comments

Accenture has accorded Local Initiatives Support Corp. a grant worth $350,000 to provide career and workplace skills training to about 27,000 low-income people. The grant will allow LISC to expand its Occupational Skills Pilot Initiative designed to equip local residents aptitude in  healthcare and information technology using Accenture-developed curriculum, the company announced Tuesday. The training …

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KBR Leadership Academy Wins Workforce Development Award

KBR has won the Construction Users Roundtable workforce development award for the company’s OnTrack Leadership Academy. The academy is a four-tier progression program that identifies high-potential talent and puts them on a path of advancement through training, mentoring support and pay increases. The CURT Award recognizes organizations who implement innovative and …

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Siemens Backs Job Training Programs

March marked a continued easing in jobless numbers. The Labor Department announced today the unemployment rate dropped to 8.8 percent, with 216,000 jobs added. The numbers paint a bright picture, but for many of the unemployed things still look pretty bleak. Being told there are jobs available isn’t the same …

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