Video: Training the next generation of women in the trades | Alaska Insight | Alaska @ Work
While the trades continue to be male-dominated fields, more and more women are entering the workforce as training becomes more readily available.
Article: Southeast, Southwest Alaska lag in new jobs report. But there are bright spots.
By Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska - Juneau Gov. Mike Dunleavy took to social media on Monday, sharing news that Alaska’s employment is up — there are about 2,000 more jobs than there were at this time last year. “Things are looking really great for our economy...
Video: Mary’s Story Working in the Healthcare Industry | Alaska @ Work
Cook Inlet Tribal Council’s Health Profession Opportunity Grants, CITC’s HPOG, provides training for careers in the health care field as well as other supportive services to help you get on track for financial self-sufficiency.
Audio: The trades and workforce development for Alaska | Talk of Alaska ~ Alaska @ Work
Should young people today go to a 4 year university or enter the trades? Some students do both.
Video: The Economic Forecast for Recession Relief | Alaska Insight ~ Alaska @ Work
Alaska has been in recession for more than three years. Our unemployment rate is currently the highest in the nation. Lori Townsend talks with two state economists to discuss Alaska’s recession and the upcoming economic forecast.
Video: Criminal Records Redactions and Barriers to Employment | Alaska Insight ~ Alaska @ Work
The Alaska Criminal Justice Commission just released its 4th report that recommends a wide range of prison and sentencing reforms and reinvestments in programs that combat addiction and help people successfully reenter society.
Video: High Skill Jobs: Non Traditional Paths ~ Alaska @ Work
There are numerous pathways to a great career. Many people choose the college or university route, but multiple high paying jobs require no college education at all. What are these careers and how can Alaskans train to get them?
Video: Helping Alaskans Reintegrate to Society after Prison ~ Alaska @ Work
The Partners Reentry Center in Anchorage is helping Alaskans find work and assistance after they’re released from prison.
Video: Operation Reborn ~ Alaska @ Work
Operation Reborn is a group of community members and business owners coming together to feed, groom and empower job seekers in the community.
Video: Employment Outlook and Options for Job-Seekers ~ Alaska @ Work
One way to consider the employment status is to look at the Midtown Job Center in Anchorage and see how many job-seekers are visiting them, what employers are seeking in applicants and what jobs are available in the current economy.
Video: Workforce Readiness Opportunities ~ Alaska @ Work
Alaska ranks last in the country for the number of students who go on to higher education, according to University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen.
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