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MedCerts and Next Level Jobs Look to Fill Need in Healthcare

Originally aired on WANE-TV – April 9, 2021 Jobs in the medical field are some of the most in-demand jobs currently on the market and it’s also one of the several programs offered by Indiana’s Next Level Jobs program. Fort Wayne native Jenny Wellman spent her life working in hospitality, but when COVID-19 left her […]

ISMN Teacher Using Tech & Tallo to Help Students

Originally published to eSchool News – April 8, 2021 As a school counselor, it’s my job to help students who are struggling–academically or personally–as well as guide them through the college application process. Doing that with the added pressure of a pandemic presented a very different kind of challenge that required a very different kind […]

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 […]