Bridging the work skills gap - this month's column

 

Bridging the gap workers graphic   In February's Business Tribune column, WEA Executive Director Pam Treece takes a look at employment and how it compares to those living below poverty.
   The region employment continues to grow, yet there are jobs going unfilled because of a lack of skilled workers.
  At the same time, there are people who would like a job that pays a living wage, but lack the skills to get there.
   How do we bridge the gap between the two?
   To find out what is already in the works and what programs to support, read the column by clicking here