Tag Archive: workforce

Jul 21 2014

Texas A&M awarded

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded a $4.5 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium (TRAIN PD) to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. TRAIN PD is an innovative approach …

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May 24 2014

Scrimping on women’s pay

Republicans in the Senate blocked a vote on the minimum wage earlier this month — no surprise there. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee was the only Republican who stood aside. But don’t believe the issue is dead. Democrats will make sure that raising the minimum wage and reducing income inequality will be hot topics all …

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Jan 19 2014

Continuing Education to offer free information

Kilgore College will host free information sessions for spring 2014 Workforce Development-Continuing Education courses. Workforce Development staff will be present to answer questions, review course materials and assist with career objectives. Information sessions will be held in the Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center, 220 N. Henderson Blvd., in Kilgore. Free information sessions: Society for …

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Jun 18 2012

Baseball and Social Security numbers tell stories

By Phylis Dills Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Just as Social Security is an American cornerstone, baseball is America’s pastime. Baseball is an annual rite of summer and a game that is known for its numbers. Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Cal Ripken’s record 2,632 consecutive games played, and Hank Aaron’s 755 career home runs …

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Aug 02 2011

Seminar: Surviving the talent exodus

January 1st, 2008 was an important date for the American workforce. It marked the date when tens of thousands of Baby Boomers began retiring from the workforce each year. Most organizations are not prepared for the coming perfect storm caused by this exodus, the relatively small numbers of Generation X to replace the leaving Baby …

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