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Aug 23, 2022

Students Have Fun on Simulators to Get a Taste of Reality

Remember the first time you used an electric drill? Went up on a scaffold? What was it that convinced you that you wanted to be a technical professional? Wouldn’t it be a boon to be able to see and feel what it’s like to drive a truck, weld me...

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Aug 9, 2022

Non-profit solves labor shortage with innovative mobile solution

It’s no secret that the United States is facing a labor shortage. The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which measured employment in July, shows the United States added 548,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to...

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Jul 15, 2022

2.1 Million Manufacturing Jobs Could Go Unfilled by 2030

The manufacturing skills gap in the U.S. could result in 2.1 million unfilled jobs by 2030, according to a new study by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, the workforce development and education partner of the NAM. The cost of those missing jobs co...

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Jun 30, 2022

Boozman addresses workforce program

BENTONVILLE -- While speaking at the 2022 national Be Pro Be Proud conference Wednesday morning Sen. John Boozman said people who can't earn a living or feed their families will care little about international troubles such as the war in Ukraine or do...

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Jun 24, 2022

BE PRO BE PROUD NATIONAL CONFERENCE MEETS IN BENTONVILLE

The Be Pro Be Proud National Conference will be held in Bentonville, Arkansas from June 28 through June 30. The National Conference will convene key workforce leaders from Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee among other states,...

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May 13, 2022

Skilled Professions Signing Day Elevates High-demand, High-growth Careers

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia: a comprehensive initiative that connects students to post-secondary training and careers within the skilled professions through a comprehensive website and mobile workshop teamed up with the Cherokee Office of Economic Development...

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Apr 28, 2022

Be Pro Be Proud Draft Day Lands BRTC Student a Job before Graduation

POCAHONTAS, AR: Participation in the Be Pro Be Proud Draft Day has landed one student a job, and several more have follow-up interviews.Seniors enrolled in the BRTC Career and Technical Center recently attended the Be Pro Be Proud Draft Day event at Jones...

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Jan 19, 2022

Cass High Students Attend Be Pro Be Proud Georgia Workshop

CARTERSVILLE, GA: It has been a potentially life-changing week for Cass High School construction and healthcare students.With Cass High teacher Deanna Boughton leading the charge, students were able to experience the following activities thanks to Be Pro...

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Dec 7, 2020

Arkansas’ Mobile Job Simulator Promotes Industry

How can the trucking industry inspire the next generation of truck drivers and diesel technicians?One answer is to put students behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer, or, better yet, put them behind the wheel of a truck driving simulator inside a tractor-...

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Sep 3, 2020

Be Pro Be Proud SC mobile workshop highlights skilled jobs across the state

There will be a new mobile workshop traveling the state this fall, showcasing skilled profession careers that are available throughout South Carolina.The Be Pro Be Proud SC initiative launched Thursday, as Gov. Henry McMaster cut the ribbon on the new mob...

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