1. Massachusetts thinks regionally about manufacturing workforce; ‘413’ gets $650K to school for jobs

    Massachusetts thinks regionally about manufacturing workforce; ‘413’ gets $650K to school for jobs

    Precision manufacturers recruiting workers with much-needed skills look across the region, not community by community. Now, with the most recent set of grants from the state’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Program, the agencies that train unemployed and underemployed adults for those jobs are thinking regionally as well. “We are going to be looking all across the 413 area code, which is not something that has been done before,” said David M. Cruise, MassHire Hampden County Workforce Board president and CEO. “We think this makes great sense because it consolidates the boards into regions, and the regions, we think, are reflective ...

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    1. We are going to be looking all across the 413 area code, which is not something that has been done before.
    2. We want to train people who we think will be successful in the program.
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