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Monday, January 30, 2017

NITAS - Earns Act $90M - WIA changed to WIOA, American Apprenticeship 'grant competition'

The Earns Act, just another chunk, $90M. Same concept. "The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $175 million to 46 applicants through its American Apprenticeship grant competition on September 9, 2015." All of the stuff we have talked about, the grants, workforce development, etc., comes down to this. The $175 million to 46 applicants through its American Apprenticeship grant competition on September 9, 2015, this was part of a $2B package. 

WIA changed to WIOA, with American Apprenticeship 'grant competition' as a way to motivate community colleges, manufacturing companies and  inspire you to position       with the right people  to make things happen 

NITAS is the national IT workforce development program for companies of any size. NITAS, developed by the IT Community and the U.S. Department of Labor ensures American Industries and its IT workforce maintain global competitive advantage through rapid adaptation to technological innovation, consistently high productivity of IT workers and utilization of superior training and development approaches.



Training and Development
Recruitment training that other agencies don’t provide. From new hire orientation to ongoing career development and leadership training.

Whether you’re just switching jobs or making a career change, we have the training tools you need to get up to speed quickly and be successful in your new role. And the best part is, you can rely on our training and support programmers throughout your career.

Global advancement opportunities
A world of opportunity opens to you –  locations across the globe.

The changing make-up of the workforce
Baby-boomers, Gen Y, millennials. The make-up of today’s workforce has changed dramatically in recent years, forcing employers to adopt a flexible hiring strategy and offer additional perks to attract and retain their top performers. Discover what the most popular benefits being offered to boost workforce engagement and productivity levels will be this next year.

Rising demand for skilled talent
While there are a number of local, regional and international influences  and business confidence, the hiring market continues to move at pace. Competition for skilled talent is trending upwards, adding pressure on salary expectations. Discover the in-demand roles and skills employers are seeking in 2017, and what competitive businesses are doing to secure the best candidates.

Growth in voluntary employee turnover
Do you know the top reasons why your employees leave? Over the last three years, HR directors have reported a 36% increase in voluntary employee turnover as skilled professionals seek career opportunities and benefits better suited to them. As employee engagement and retention become key priorities for employers in 2017, better understand how to retain your top performers and improve employee morale.

The need for IT business partners
Technical skills, although still vital, aren’t enough in today’s business landscape as the dependence on technology rapidly increases. IT leaders are hiring technology specialists who also possess strong commercial and communication skills, and can act as business partners with the organization. Learn which top 5 skills and qualifications are commanding the highest salaries in 2017.

   
2017, better understand how to retain your top performers and improve employee morale.

Top technology positions in demand
The pronounced skills shortage and digitization agenda will drive the demand for skilled professionals in key roles over the next 12 months. 90% of IT directors say that it is challenging to find skilled professionals today, and are willing to pay a higher price for those who are. We share the top 7 IT positions companies around the country are recruiting for right now.
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Salaries by Sector

Download the guide to access salary projections for 2017, as well as key recruitment trends affecting your sectors:

Salaries continue to rise for accounting and finance professionals, as businesses are eager to hire highly skilled talent who have the right balance of both technical and softer skills to collaborate with the wider business. Learn what measures CFOs are planning to take in 2017 to address the increasing pressures facing the finance function; impacting hiring decisions and remuneration packages being offered for certain positions in the Accounting & Finance Salary Guide.

With the continuing emergence of the challenger banking sector and the rapid growth of fintech businesses, the demand for skilled talent continues to rise. In order to compete for the best talent, financial services firms need to offer attractive salaries and benefits, including professional development and work-life balance. Read more in the Financial Services Salary Guide.


Demand for IT Trained and certified IT personnel is strong across the UK, with 46% of HR directors expecting to increase salaries for talented administrative professionals in the year ahead. Discover what the top skills and qualifications businesses are offering competitive remuneration packages for are in 2017 in the  

Professional Partners and Strategic Alliances
Strategic alliances and partnerships with premier professional associations to enhance networking and continuing education opportunities Veterans and technology professionals across the US.

Whether you’re looking to progress your career with your current employer or interested in finding out about new roles, we can help. Over the years, we have assisted thousands of technology professionals in finding rewarding careers.

We are proud to support and work with these organizations and as a result of these relationships, help lead a Veteran Driven Economic Recovery!
   

U.S. Department of Labor


Office of Apprenticeship Training, Employer and Labor Services Office
NITAS is a national IT workforce development program for companies of any size. NITAS, developed by the IT Community and the U.S. Department of Labor ensures American Industries and its IT workforce maintain global competitive advantage through rapid adaptation to technological innovation, consistently high productivity of IT workers and utilization of superior training and development approaches.
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $175 million to 46 applicants through its American Apprenticeship grant competition on September 9, 2015.
The winning grantees have pledged to train and hire more than 34,000 new apprentices in industries as diverse as healthcare, IT, and advanced manufacturing over the next five years.
The $175 million American Apprenticeship Grants awarded by department represents the single largest investment to date to expand U.S. apprenticeships and make these proven training opportunities available to more workers and employers.
These grants are part of a broader commitment from the department to create more opportunities for hard-working Americans by advancing job-driven training initiatives that help American workers acquire the skills they need to succeed in good jobs that are available now.
The 46 grantees have each committed to expanding apprenticeship programs in new and growing industries, to align apprenticeships with further education and career advancement, and to scale proven apprenticeship models that work.
The Office of Apprenticeship Training, Employer and Labor Services (OATELS) is a consolidation of the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training and the new responsibilities of the employer and labor liaison. OATELS engages in partnership activities both internally and externally, ensuring quality service and customer satisfaction
DOL IT Apprenticeship Fact Sheet
Grant Awards

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