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Snyder touts $50M fund to boost skilled trades training
2014-10-29 19:10:02
A state fund set up to promote economic development and job creation has approved $50 million to bolster skilled trades training at Michigan community colleges, the largest state investment ever.

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Area law schools adjust curriculum to meet oil and gas industry needs
2014-10-29 19:05:15
The continued growth of the regional oil and natural gas industry has led to area law schools altering course offerings to meet the rising demand for specialized legal help.

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Filling the skills gap in the oil sands
2014-10-29 19:03:13
It’s already hard for businesses in the oil sands to find skilled labour and it’s about to get worse: According to the Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada, the number of oil- and gas-related jobs will grow by between 9% to 20% by 2022.

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Environmental Science 'An Important Field of Study'
2014-10-29 18:58:00
How can we continue to feed a world that adds the number of people living in Germany every year?

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Ohio website promotes construction careers amid worker shortage
2014-10-29 18:51:22
With building projects picking up, companies face a lack of skilled tradesmen

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Obama Administration's Plans To Boost Manufacturing Have A Long Way To Go
2014-10-28 17:53:15
President Obama’s plan announced Monday to strengthen U.S. manufacturing hopes to create jobs, but the effort won't generate nearly enough to replace the more than 6 million positions that disappeared in the last decade and a half.

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Wynne's China mission brings Ontario 230 new jobs
2014-10-28 17:47:14
Three companies based in Jiangsu province will invest $130 million in Ontario to create 230 new jobs, Wynne announced Monday while on a trade mission in China.

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Is 'Leaning In' The Only Formula For Women's Success In Science?
2014-10-28 17:45:45
Don't wait to be invited or encouraged to make a career in science, engineering or technology, Frances Arnold advises the young women she teaches at the California Institute of Technology.

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Businesses warn of ‘skills crisis’ as youngsters reject STEM jobs
2014-10-28 17:42:28
Most businesses believe Britain is facing a skills “crisis” in areas such as technology and engineering, as fewer young people pursue science-related subjects and training.

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Introducing The Student Engineer
2014-10-28 17:35:46
As countless reports have pointed out, addressing British industry’s looming skills shortage is a battle that must fought on many fronts.

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Recruiting the right talent
2014-10-27 20:22:18
Recruiting and hiring the right employees is crucial to sustaining and growing a business.

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Engineering trades class for girls only
2014-10-27 20:09:34
A trades academy and a local manufacturing firm are joining forces to get more girls on the tools.

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ULA’s new, rising star
2014-10-27 19:46:56
Tory Bruno found a box of old dynamite in his grandmother’s barn one day.

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CMC partners with Climax for specialized training
2014-10-27 19:42:43
As Climax Molybdenum Company’s baby-boomer workforce begins retiring, new workers are needed to learn new technologies to fill those jobs.

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What Is Environmental Engineering?
2014-10-22 19:03:00
Environmental engineering is the branch of engineering that is concerned with protecting people from the effects of adverse environmental effects, such as pollution, as well as improving environmental quality.

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Study names Tulsa in top 5 cities for advanced manufacturing
2014-10-22 19:00:44
Industry group rates job growth in 100 cities

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School to Careers program helps expose students to local manufacturing jobs
2014-10-22 18:57:55
Local students learned about job opportunities and got a taste of the new era of manufacturing in the region during Made in the Mohawk Valley, a Manufacturing Day event on Oct. 3 at SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

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Jobless Rate Below 5% in 15 States
2014-10-22 18:54:54
Labor-Market Recovery Could Tip Gubernatorial Races

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Chevron announces $20M program for energy jobs training
2014-10-22 18:53:07
Energy giant Chevron Corp. is pumping $20 million into a new workforce education initiative to train workers in careers in both the regional energy and manufacturing industries.

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The Case for Opening Up Construction Jobs To Women
2014-10-22 18:51:42
I needed a man’s wage. That’s how one of New York City’s first female union carpenters explained her career choice to me 10 years ago.

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Water, jobs, higher education are key issues in state's 11th District Assembly race
2014-10-19 19:38:41
How to meet California's water needs and improve its business climate are among the issues up for debate in the 11th District state Assembly race.

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Good Jobs or Healthy Planet? We Can Have Both
2014-10-19 19:34:38
If we really want to fix the environment, then we need to join coalitions with organizations that focus on changing our economic system too.

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Renewable energy will power the green economy, innovation will drive it
2014-10-19 19:33:11
A green economy, according to the United Nations environment programme, is one that “results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities”.

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Baxter Educational Summit outlines skills, education needed in upcoming jobs
2014-10-19 19:31:24
Education leaders, stakeholders and officials from Newton, Rockdale and surrounding counties got an exciting peek at upcoming jobs in lucrative medical and science fields from medical manufacturing giant Baxter International, Inc. at an Education Summit hosted this past week at Georgia Perimeter College's Newton Campus.

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Shale Boom And Talent Crisis Ignite MBA Job Growth In Energy Industry
2014-10-19 19:28:42
The energy sector is the top MBA employer of 2014 – driven by the US shale boom, oil and gas talent shortages and entrepreneurial renewables firms.

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Where is the female equivalent of Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg?
2014-10-18 20:17:09
How many recognised female scientists, technology genius, engineering gurus, and mathematical brilliant minds do you know?

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6 key steps to getting a graduate job in engineering
2014-10-18 20:15:24
No one said finding your first job would be easy but if you follow this guide you’ll be well placed to go after that engineering role of your dreams.

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Texas Natural Gas Summit offers a job fair for energy workers
2014-10-18 20:11:52
The first Texas Natural Gas Summit and Job Fair will be Thursday in Austin at the Palmer Events Center.

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Health care, computer tech and construction, fastest growing industries
2014-10-18 20:09:50
An IT firm that works with hospitals opened a new office in Holyoke

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Tour aims to break old-school perception of manufacturing jobs
2014-10-18 20:06:20
It's dirty, hot, sweaty, back-breaking work where you check your brain at the door.

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MTU studying mixing rubber with asphalt
2014-10-18 20:04:15
Researchers at Michigan Tech University are helping study whether building roads using asphalt mixed with rubber from ground-up scrap tires is a good idea for states like Michigan.

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Oil’s crash threatens to derail booming Alberta – and Canada too
2014-10-17 20:27:21
The price of oil is sitting at a level significantly below what the provincial government forecast at budget time back in March.

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Holistic approach: ‘Economic growth dependent on skilled labour’
2014-10-17 20:25:20
He was addressing several industrial representatives and trade unionists at the TEVTA Secretariat.

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Marcellus Shale Projects Boosting Building Trades
2014-10-17 20:23:02
While construction projects and jobs in non-shale gas related industries declined sharply from 2008 to 2014, tradesman in five states within or near to the Marcellus Shale worked more hours and benefited heavily from investments in the formation's development, according to a new study.

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Why Manufacturers Should Support Ending Crude Oil Export Ban
2014-10-15 18:42:24
The largely unanticipated boom in oil production in the last five years has revived a debate over whether the United States should reverse the forty-year old ban on exports of crude oil.

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Mike Rowe Brings Back the Blue Collar Hero
2014-10-15 18:40:24
Mike Rowe's new CNN show pays tribute to working class heroes and their jobs.

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"Smart and Skilled" heralds big change for trade training
2014-10-14 19:11:59
The delivery of trade training in NSW is about to undergo a massive shake-up.

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Top 10 highest paying college majors
2014-10-14 19:09:01
It's true that on average college graduates make more over their lifetime than non-grads.

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Sequoia Cofounders Talk Tech Diversity And Why They Go East To Hire Engineering Grads
2014-10-14 19:07:25
Why should a college student with job offers in finance or from a big company like Google GOOGL +0.64% go work for a startup instead?

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Bright sparks: electronics industry career guide for graduate engineers
2014-10-14 19:05:47
The UK electronics industry is the biggest producer of consumer devices in Europe but also offers a huge variety of careers helping develop everything from medical equipment to spacecraft.

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School Facilities Strained By Boom In Petroleum Engineering
2014-10-14 19:04:10
Students want to cash in on that growing job market.

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Manitoba Government Announces Enhanced Access to Trades Training for Students in Northern Manitoba
2014-10-10 22:59:13
New partnerships give students a foot in the door for good jobs: Premier Selinger.

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Houston Chronicle schedules job fair, expo on Tuesday, Oct. 14
2014-10-10 22:55:15
The Houston Chronicle's next Hire Houston Job Fair and Career Expo for the year will be held Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in NRG Center, Exhibit Hall E. Admission is free; parking is $3.

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Good times back on engineering campuses
2014-10-10 22:53:22
IITs expect offers of more than Rs 1 crore this year too; pay packages up 20%

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Apwen Tasks Teachers On Science, Engineering Subjects for Female Students
2014-10-10 22:50:42
TEACHERS in both public and private schools in Lagos State have been urged to encourage more female students to develop interest in science and engineering courses, with a view to boosting their' abilities on practical skills acquisition.

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Making the future: engineering graduate career guide to manufacturing
2014-10-10 22:26:41
Why work in manufacturing?

The variety of work available is unbeatable


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September sees slight growth in IT and engineering jobs
2014-10-10 22:14:53
IT and engineering employment rose in September compared to August, but only slightly, according to a new report.

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No, A Carbon Tax Cannot Create Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
2014-10-08 20:56:25
A tax on carbon dioxide emissions would destroy far more jobs – and wealth – than it would create, despite the well-intentioned hopes of Forbes.com contributor James Conca.

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The Shortage of Qualified Workers – What can be done?
2014-10-08 20:52:49
Unemployment and layoff statistics continue to plague industry and are consistently making the news headlines.

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U.S. economy faces critical shortage of skilled-trades workers
2014-10-08 20:50:11
According to ManpowerGroup, there is no critical shortage of web developers, nurses or engineers.

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