Career fair held for Mercer County high school students

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. (WKBN) –  Getting a jump on a career path was the idea behind a high school career fair in West Middlesex on Wednesday. Approximately 1,100 sophomores from Mercer County high schools were invited to learn skills they will need in the working world. They got a chance to interact with professionals from two dozen companies about…

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CEO of M-7 Technologies appointed NIST committee

Feb. 06–YOUNGSTOWN — Michael Garvey, CEO of Youngstown-based manufacturing company M-7 Technologies, was appointed to the visiting committee on advanced technology for a three-year term for the National Institute of Standards and Technology. “It is a huge honor to be selected to serve on such a prestigious board with such accomplished individuals helping to guide…

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Manufacturers Draw in Millennials with New Training Approach

Pittsburgh Post Gazette Finding millennials who are interested in manufacturing and have the aptitude for it are two challenges facing Western Pennsylvania manufacturers to replace retiring baby boomers.  But there’s another:  teaching millennials once they find them. Employers are discovering that the next generation of workers learns differently then they did. “Millennials like to see…

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TRAINING PROVIDER FOCUS: Columbiana County Career & Tech Center Adult Education – Welding

CCCTC is an American Welding Society Educational Institution Member, as well as an AWS Certified Testing Facility. AWS Sense Curriculum is provided to ensure students learn the skills necessary to become certified by the end of the program. This course is designed for the person who is interested in entering the welding trades. The course is an…

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