12:03 pm
Tue September 8, 2015

Jobs Report Says Technology Is Changing The Workforce Landscape

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The North Carolina Justice Center has released its annual Labor Day employment analysis, renewing the debate about the quality vs. quantity of jobs being created.

The State Of Working North Carolina report says too many jobs lack a living wage, paid sick leave, access to affordable employee-sponsored health insurance, and career mobility.

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6:28 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Entrepreneurs are 'The Right Fit' for Greensboro's Growth

Chris Padgett, founder of Fusion3, explains his 3D printer is made in the Triad and affordable for medium and small companies.
Kathryn Mobley 88.5 WFDD

Greensboro creates new downtown workspace for entrepreneurs.

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Rockingham County
9:59 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Rockingham County: The Place for Small-Town Living, Outdoor Fun and JOBS!

Exterior front of Cafe 99 in Reidsville. It's on South Scales Street and has a menu of hotdogs and sandwiches.
Cafe 99

Looking for a job? Look in Rockingham County.

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6:02 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Better Job Prospects Greet New Wake Forest Grads

Wake Forest graduates await the beginning of the Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 19, 2014.
Credit WFDD photo by Paul Garber

Annie Eggleston graduated from Wake Forest University Monday with big plans for her future.

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Job Creation
9:58 am
Fri December 27, 2013

2013, a Good Year for Some in the Piedmont

Several companies are bringing new industrial jobs to the Piedmont.
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More industrial jobs are coming to the Piedmont.

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Skills Gap
6:46 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Sen. Hagan Introduces Bill to Address Job Skills Gap

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is optimistic that the America Works Act will help address the skills-gap shortage reported by employers.
Credit U.S. Pacific Fleet

  A bipartisan bill working its way through Congress aims to combat the job-skills gap. 

North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan, introduced the America Works Act with bipartisan co-sponsors.  She says a recent study that found 67% of US manufactureres report a shortage of available, qualified workers, which reflected what she sees in her state.

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