Jill Replogle

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Where are all the construction tradeswomen?

Aug 17, 2021
Despite steady progress toward gender equality in other fields, women still make up only a small percentage of construction workers.
Melissa Delgado, left, and Rebecca Gollnick-Starr practice the proper way to hand off a hammer on a jobsite. Both are in the pre-apprenticeship program at Women In Non Traditional Employment Roles.
Jill Replogle

Are short-term job training programs worth it?

Jul 6, 2021
Boot camps and certificate programs have a mixed track record when it comes to getting people jobs that pay well.
Boot camps, certificates and other short-term programs have a mixed track record when it comes to getting people jobs that pay well, though they may be a solution for some looking to reenter the workforce.
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Training a new workforce for California's move to electric vehicles

Jun 28, 2021
Researchers say the state will need a lot more people to build and maintain its EV infrastructure.
If California wants to reach carbon-neutral transportation by 2045, it must recruit and train more people to work on vehicles and infrastructure.
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