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Rural work force development

Phyllis A Furdell

Rural work force development

Issues and strategies for rural leaders (Research report of the National League of Cities)

by Phyllis A Furdell

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Published by National League of Cities .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor supply,
  • Manpower policy, Rural,
  • Rural population,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12176484M
    ISBN 10188615211X
    ISBN 109781886152113
    OCLC/WorldCa34175871

    Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities Relay TX: or (Voice) or (TDD). Rural Mental Health Workforce Development in Hawai'i and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands: /ch Working in Hawai'i and the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands presents unique challenges and opportunities for mental health workforce development. This chapterAuthor: Christopher W. S. Hill, Kelley Withy.

    This Source Book provides a description of the 20 initiatives funded under the Rural Health Workforce Development Grant Program in the – funding cycle. The following information for each grantee is included: Organizational. Rural labor markets, networks and workforce development --Employer training: individual investments in collective goods --Community colleges in rural America: new roles and challenges --Workforce development networks: the visible hand at work --Shoot the alligators or drain the swamp: can grassroots efforts make a difference? Responsibility.

      $50, grant supports students who intend to work in rural communities. To address rural workforce development gaps in our state, Pinnacol Assurance recently awarded a $50, grant to the Foundation for Colorado Community the Pinnacol Scholars Program, the grant provides scholarships to students who intend to work in rural communities and are enrolled in high .   is a comprehensive online job matching system used by both employers and job seekers alike.. Visit Rural Capital Headlight to view economic, workforce, and demographic information for the Rural Capital Area.. Our Child Care Portal is your destination for in-depth information and resources for parents and child care providers in the Rural Capital Area.


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The Rural Dimensions of Workforce Development Green () provides a helpful framework for understanding the dynamics of rural workforce supply and demand, and how these trans-late into different types of labor markets.

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