This post originally appeared on edtechdigest.com, see the whole post here:  https://edtechdigest.wordpress.com/2016/09/22/youre-hired/ GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Colonnese Employers commonly complain about the lack of skilled workers, particularly in manufacturing. But what if companies are looking in the wrong place? To solve the skills gap, we have to fix how employers search for candidates, and how  … Read more

We’re sad to be saying goodbye to an amazing cohort of of summer 2016 interns! Lucy Sukar- Developer Intern (Augsburg College, ‘19), Aspen Drude- Operations Intern (University of West Florida, ‘17) Lea Herzfeld- Social Media Marketing Intern (super awesome high schooler) Matt Thomas- Developer Intern (UNC Chapel Hill, ‘17) They were each invaluable in growing  … Read more

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Every week in The Quick and Dirty, we highlight a different career in the trades, to help you choose one, or give a little more insight into the trade you’ve already chosen. What do HVAC Techs do? HVAC technicians serve a vital role in the Trades. They ensure that the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning  … Read more

Today, WorkAmerica is proud to officially announce that we are part of Michelson Runway’s inaugural cohort! Michelson Runway is the world’s first accelerator dedicated to supporting innovations in both higher education as well as career training. Higher education has the capacity to change the world. Innovative ideas and the great teams behind them can make this  … Read more

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Your resume is one of the main tools to help you capture an employer’s attention.There are many ways to write a perfect resume, and these 9 pointers are what employers love to find in resumes: Write a short summary about yourself. Highlight your best skills and achievements in one to two sentences at the top  … Read more

Many jobs in the Skilled Trades involve working outdoors, which is way better than sitting hunched over a desk, staring at a computer screen- they say sitting is the new smoking. However, working outside comes with its own set of risks such as sun poisoning, skin aging, sunburn and skin cancer. Bill McElligott a truck  … Read more

Every week in The Quick and Dirty, we highlight a different career in the trades, to help you choose one, or give a little more insight into the trade you’ve already chosen. What do plumbers do? Plumbers ensure that homes and buildings run smoothly by completing a number of tasks on a daily basis. These  … Read more