TRUCKS AERIAL VIEW

Back to Work: Pathways to health care, bioscience, and trucking

We share some workforce opportunities from around the country
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The U.S. economy added 236,000 jobs last month, according to figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, the unemployment rate decreased to 3.5% from the February rate of 3.6%.

Meanwhile, WorkingNation searches weekly for opportunities for employment and training in a variety of industries. Check out our latest findings.

From Alabama: AL.com reports a Canadian manufacturer of mechanical and electrical systems will be hiring for 180 jobs – among them, boilermakers, pipefitters, and pipe welders – at a new Tuscaloosa facility.

From Missouri: St. Louis Inno reports an innovation hub will use $2 million in state funds to launch a new bioscience workforce training program – focused on teaching skills to workers from underrepresented groups.

From North Carolina: WataugaOnline.com reports the North Carolina Trucking Association Foundation and the North Carolina Community College System are funding training – particularly in rural areas – to address the truck driver shortage.

From Oklahoma: Tulsa World reports Tulsa Community College is a partner in a six-year national initiative aimed at improving job attainment after graduation.

From Tennessee: Yahoo Finance reports the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is adding courses and programs from MedCerts –  a provider of online career training in allied health and medicine.

Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.

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