Sunday, April 13, 2008

Do You Need Workforce Training in Louisiana?

If you live in Louisiana, there is good news about new job training resources committed by Governor Bobby Jindal effective July 1st.

Here are some of the highlights of the state's newest workforce development program:
- $3M to launch the "Quick Start Training" program to help companies identify, screen and train potential employees
- $17.9M for a "Rapid Response Fund" so that the state can respond to economic development opportunities
- $400K to launch a new state push to maintain relationships with existing firms
- $10M in higher education spending to address the shortage of skilled workers in healthcare, construction and other areas

Here are some additional job resources for Hourly/Skilled workers in the state of Louisiana:

- Career One Stop locations across Louisiana
- Louisiana's Job Bank
- The Advocate Online Job Classifieds
- Everything New Orleans Jobs
- Craig's List Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, New Orleans, Shreveport


Anonymous said...

Unlike other states Louisiana has no free education resources,oh they do if you are the right race. So heres a comment, the next storm that comes I WILL NOT BE BACK so then ya ll will have the perfect chocalate state

Marcie said...

Thanks for letting us know how you really feel.


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