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  • 3RWIB seeks a Youth Programs Manager

    Oct 2, 2014 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth

    3RWIB seeks a visionary and trailblazer in youth workforce development programming to lead our youth programs. Are you the candidate we seek?

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  • Thoughts on workforce development efforts for the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County?

    Oct 2, 2014 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    3RWIB strives to lead a public workforce development system for the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County that balances the needs of those seeking careers with the talent demands of local industry to create a thriving local workforce. Regional economic viability is fueled by the strength of this local workforce development system.

    3RWIB has revised its plan for the workforce development system for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County and is accepting comments about those revisions.

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  • 3RWIB responds to New York Times

    Sep 2, 2014 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    The New York Times' Aug. 18, 2014, article "Seeking New Start, Finding Steep Cost" questions the effectiveness of job training programs funded through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), but doesn't tell the whole story.
    Innovative efforts are underway in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to assist job seekers in gaining in-demand skills leading to meaningful employment.

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  • Are Pittsburgh's youth set on a path to meaningful careers and stable employment?

    Aug 15, 2014 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    It's no secret our region's workforce is getting older. With nearly 160,000 workers between the ages of 55 and 65, many opportunities in sectors with viable career paths will be available. At the same time, a disturbing number of youth are disconnected to school and work and do not have the opportunity to explore or experience the career opportunities available.

    How do we help young people see the connection between education and employment; learn about career opportunities available in the region; and help introduce young people to their future employers?

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  • RFP WIA Title 1 Adult/Dislocated Workers

    Aug 4, 2014 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers Comments

    On behalf of the Allegheny County Executive and the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) announces the release of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds to entities interested in providing workforce development services to Allegheny County and City of Pittsburgh job seekers and employers.

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  • Obama signs Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act into law

    Jul 24, 2014 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers, Policy Makers, Youth Comments

    Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) was honored Tuesday as one of only three WIBs from around the country invited to participate as President Obama signed into law the bipartisan, bicameral workforce legislation, called the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

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  • High-priority occupations determined for PA, Three Rivers area

    Jun 2, 2014 Businesses, Educators & Training Providers, Job Seekers Comments

    The PA Department of Labor and Industry has released both the statewide and regional DRAFT 2014 statewide High-Priority Occupation (HPO) lists, which are used to determine the availability of funding for training programs in workforce development and education. An HPO is a job category that is in-demand by employers, has higher skill needs and is likely to provide family-sustaining wages.

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  • Think it's tough to find a job? Market poses challenges to employers too.

    Apr 29, 2014 Businesses Comments

    Since the great recession of 2008, there's been much written about the struggles facing job seekers looking to land a new job.There's no shortage of workshops, blogs, and opinions on what job seekers need to stand out - clever resumes, networking, highlighting niche and unique skills.

    But the challenges of this job market aren't limited to job seekers. While qualified job seekers struggle to stand out from the crowd, employers struggle to notice.

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