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Nevada program tries to bridge the skills gap

Sep 5, 2012
Youth Radio checks out a pilot program that tries to connect young people with manufacturers who are struggling to fill open jobs.
Posted In: manufacturing, Youth Radio, Nevada

Utility tries to head off 'Silver Tsunami'

Aug 30, 2012
The northern California utility Pacific Gas & Electric is hoping to lure a new, younger workforce ahead of the retirement of many of its workers.
Posted In: Youth Radio, young workers, youth

Young workers seek new paths to jobs

Aug 23, 2012
With the youth unemployment rate at double the national average, many young workers are finding that the path they thought would lead to a career -- go to college, work hard, land a job -- may not be for them.
Posted In: workers, youth, Youth Radio

Jobstacles Episode 3: Teens Navigating The Job Scene

Aug 23, 2012
Jobstacles is a video series about the many (and often funny) obstacles that stand between young people and employment.

Jobstacles Episode 2: Teens Navigating The Job Scene

Aug 23, 2012
Jobstacles is a video series about the many (and often funny) obstacles that stand between young people and employment.

Jobstacles Episode 1: Teens Navigating The Job Scene

Aug 23, 2012
Jobstacles is a video series about the many (and often funny) obstacles that stand between young people and employment.

Program gives youth a boost in business world

Jul 20, 2012
A program called Year Up provides classroom training and internships to high school graduates or those with a GED who otherwise have a hard time breaking into the world of high-tech.
Posted In: Youth Radio, Tech, Jobs

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"Food for Nine Billion" is a multi-platform media project that examines the challenge of feeding the world at a time of growing demand, changing diets, rising food and energy prices, shrinking land and water resources, and accelerating climate change. It is a collaborative project of Marketplace, Homelands Productions, the Center for Investigative Reporting, and PBS NewsHour.

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