Workforce

Workforce Transportation Program

The MassDOT Rail & Transit Division is launching a new program that will provide funding for projects aimed at meeting workforce transportation needs around the Commonwealth. Read the source article at Mass.Gov

Read More

Job expo features dozens of companies

Dozens of area companies will be on hand at the “Get a New Career at The Keeping Western Mass Working” Job Expo today from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Center Court of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. MassHire Springfield Career Center is sponsoring the event along with Entercom Communications Springfield and Radio.Com…

Read More

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, employers, to talk work force development at STCC

Employers will gather Monday at Springfield Technical Community College to talk about preparing potential applicants for jobs that businesses are having trouble filling. U.S. Rep. Richard Neal is the keynote speaker. The event is organized by the college and the Western Massachusetts chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association, a local trade organization of…

Read More

The Economic Development Council/Springfield WORKS seeking full-time Commonwealth Corp Service Members

The Economic Development Council Western Mass/Springfield WORKS to host two full-time Commonwealth Corps service minded interns to serve as Community Alignment Specialists for the Springfield WORKS Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Working Cities Challenge initiative.  The Commonwealth Corps Community Alignment Specialists will build and align partnerships to promote two generation and whole family approach to…

Read More

Savage Arms of Westfield and Conklin Office Furniture in Holyoke train workers through state grants

With $287,000 in state grant money, two local companies are having employees trained through Training & Workforce Options, a collaborative workforce development program at Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Community College.Westfield-based firearms manufacturer Savage Arms received $238,485 from the state’s Workforce Training Fund for customized training for 67 workers, according to a press release.…

Read More

Bay Path to Host Workshop on May 6 to Help Women Re-enter the Workforce

Looking to return to work after an extended absence? You need to understand your professional story — and how to tell it. On Monday, May 6, Bay Path University will host “The Next Chapter: Transitioning Back to Work After an Extended Absence.” This session, presented by Strategic Alliances at Bay Path University and Johnson & Hill…

Read More