Workforce Training

Training Program Helps Women Take Advantage Of Construction Boom

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is bringing millions of dollars for construction and development all across the state. Thanks to a training program, West Virginia is well positioned to meet the demand for more workers with skilled women.

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W.Va. Among National Leaders In Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships go back to medieval times. Think of the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker. What’s old is new again and the growing vocational trend seems well fitted to the Mountain State workforce.

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Us & Them: Reconnecting West Virginia's Disconnected Youth

There's a name for young people, who aren't in school, or working, or training for work. They are disconnected youth. West Virginia has one of the highest rates of these young people — between the age of 16 and 24 — who feel stuck in the transition between school and joining the workforce.

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