Apprenticeships to Assist in Utah’s Labor Shortage

As businesses struggle to hire enough workers, and as many Utahns are striving to earn a living wage, the state launched Apprenticeship Utah, a new initiative promoting apprenticeships. Apprenticeship Utah provides resources for businesses, future apprentices and educators including a new comprehensive website - apprenticeship.utah.gov, a public awareness campaign and the Utah Apprenticeship Network. Apprenticeships provide a way for employers to address the current worker shortage while building a skilled workforce. Apprentices get paid for on-the-job training and earn more over their whole career. More...


Apprenticeship Job Fair Offers Earn-and-Learn Job Opportunities



National Apprenticeship Week is Nov. 11-17 and Workforce Services hosted  an Apprenticeship Job Fair to connect job seekers with employers. More than 30 sponsors and 250 job seekers attended the job fair.


Apprenticeships combine paid on-the-job training with relevant classroom instruction, allowing apprentices to develop valuable skills without accruing student loan debt. More...





How to Make Your Job Search Easier



Jason Burton, a Work Success Coach, recently sat down with Fox 13’s The Place to talk about five ways job seekers can maximize their success in searching for a new job.


1. Define your target. Take some time to zero in on specific industries, locations and companies to start the job search process. This will create a more focused search and allow your network to help you find the right opportunities. More...