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Gen Z goes virtual for job search during COVID-19

Originally aired on Gray TV – March 31, 2021 As some students were forced to learn virtually during the pandemic, their internship and job searches went virtual too. “I was very nervous about finding a potential internship,” said Sydney Beasely, a college student at Xavier University of Louisiana. Beasely is a member of Generation Z, […]

Tech Elevator training workers for post pandemic job market

Originally aired on WMAR-TV – March 31, 2021 As part of our Rebound Maryland series, we’re looking at the workplace during and post pandemic. Many companies are switching to a virtual model and looking for employees who are tech savvy who can work remotely. A lot of us are working from our living rooms these […]

Free Information Technology certifications program helps employ Coloradans

Originally aired on KKTV – March 30, 2021 A program is helping Coloradans gain Information Technology certifications for free and therefore helping people be more desirable job applicants in the eyes of employers. Goodwill of Colorado provides their LIFT program, partnering with MedCerts, a source of online Information Technology training, to provide up to $4,000 […]

Wisconsin virtual school sees ‘more enrollment’ amid COVID, nurse shortage

Originally aired on WITI-TV – March 29, 2021 Health experts project a shortage of at least 1 million nurses in less than a decade, and Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin is preparing the next generation of frontline workers. To learn more about Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin, visit dcawi.k12.com

Rapid Recovery for a Better Future initiative provides free job training

Originally aired on WRTV – March 25, 2021 Hoosiers who have been impacted by job loss during the pandemic or are just looking to start a new career have a chance to take advantage of a free training program provided by the state. “I just wanted to get my foot in the door with healthcare,” […]

Charlotte workers laid off due to COVID-19 earn scholarships to learn coding

Originally aired on WCNC – March 25, 2021 So many people lost their job due to the pandemic. Some made the decision to pivot into a new industry altogether.  The City of Charlotte used CARES act funding to send 11 people who were laid off due to the pandemic to a 14-week coding course, hoping […]

Laid off Charlotte workers using Tech Elevator to start new career

Originally aired on WJZY-TV – March 25, 2021 North Carolina is still feeling the impacts of the pandemic. Just one year ago, thousands of people were laid off as the shutdown and social distancing had an impact on the economy. Instead of waiting to be called back to work, some people have found new careers […]

Group aiming to boost representation of women in tech industry

Originally aired on ABC Denver – March 23, 2021 With women very underrepresented in the tech industry, a group is working to bring them into the fold. “There’s always a need for more women in tech,” said Kelly Revenaugh. After working in tech marketing, Revenaugh decided to make the jump to software engineering. But when […]

ISKS gives students healthcare experience

Originally aired on KAKE-TV – March 23, 2021 Right now, healthcare professionals are breathing a sigh of relief as the pandemic eases.  Nurses across the country were stretched thin over the past year with too many sick patients and not enough nurses to care of them.  A Kansas school found that kids may be the […]