Month: December 2020

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Employer Prizes Supply Chain Technician with Strong Troubleshooting Skills

As a regional maintenance manager for Dollar Tree’s 25 distribution centers in the continental U.S., Phil Gilkes looks for certain skills on resumes, and then listens during interviews for mention of particular technologies. For example, it piques his interest when supply chain technician applicants respond to his question about their experience with electric motors by …

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Project Hosts Regional Convenings on the Future of Work

Following on the work of its 2019 face-to-face convening in Winston-Salem, NC, in autumn 2020 the Preparing Technicians for the Future of Work project continued its development of regional partnerships with a virtual convening of representatives from Texas Gulf Coast employers, education institutions, and non-profit workforce development organizations. Principal Investigator Ann-Claire Anderson opened the sessions …

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