Unemployment http://wfdd.org en Sen. Hagan Introduces Bill to Address Job Skills Gap http://wfdd.org/post/sen-hagan-introduces-bill-address-job-skills-gap <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A bipartisan bill working its way through Congress aims to combat the job-skills gap.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan, introduced the America Works Act with bipartisan co-sponsors. &nbsp;She says a recent study that found 67% of US </span>manufactureres<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> report a shortage of available, qualified workers, which reflected what she sees in her state.</span></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 22:46:59 +0000 Audrey Fannin 6126 at http://wfdd.org Sen. Hagan Introduces Bill to Address Job Skills Gap "Returnships" Are a New Twist on Internships http://wfdd.org/post/returnships-are-new-twist-internships <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Completing an internship is a time-honored way for college students to gain both work experience and course credit. &nbsp;But the Business Journal is reporting this week on the growth of so-called "returnships" in the manufacturing sector. &nbsp;Contributing writer Justin Catanoso&nbsp;discusses these new kinds of internships in WFDD's weekly business report. &nbsp;He's also&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">director of Wake Forest University's Journalism program.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Audrey Fannin & Justin Catanoso 5379 at http://wfdd.org "Returnships" Are a New Twist on Internships A Busy Day at the NC Statehouse http://wfdd.org/post/busy-day-nc-statehouse <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>There was a lot of activity at the statehouse in Raleigh today! Here's a quick roundup of actions reported during All Things Considered tonight:</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 02:47:46 +0000 Audrey Fannin 1897 at http://wfdd.org A Busy Day at the NC Statehouse