Graduates of the Englewood school are getting jobs as auto mechanics, welders, carpenters and electricians
A number of organizations collect stuff Coloradans no longer want. Here are a handful that turned it into a business that in turn helps folks who have trouble finding work.
There’s other factors, including the number of young, educated and tech-savvy workers. Plus: “Durable skills” vs. AI, Colorado’s June job report and more!
The CHIPS Act rewards chipmakers that bring manufacturing back to the U.S. Colorado’s 2.8% unemployment rate, starter homes and more!
Resources for older workers and employers who want to hire them. Plus: Companies announce HQ moves to the Denver area, new job openings and more.
The pressure was on. Someone, somewhere, was attacking computer systems so customers couldn’t reach certain websites. In a windowless room in Denver, Zack Privette had worked all morning with his security team to figure out what the cyber strangers were up to. “What’s happened is that we have an attacker who has been going through […]
As the challenge continues for employers to fill job openings — and workers try to get a job offer — there’s been a big push by the state of Colorado to tap into an old-timey resource: apprenticeships. But first, in local economic news, Colorado’s February unemployment rate came in at 4%, which is slightly lower […]
As elected officials work to build a more equitable Colorado economy, they should think about a young Coloradan who recently shared her story with me. To protect her privacy, I’ll call her Rosa. Rosa was raised by a single mom, who immigrated here from Mexico and worked to the bone to support Rosa and her […]
It is not and ought not be beyond the conceivable that the United States could revive the idea of a Civilian Conservation Corps that would engage people to help maintain and preserve our forests. These past summers have shown us that the systems whereby we have been managing our forests aren’t working. The result is […]
THORNTON — Ground zero for what’s happening to Colorado’s labor market may as well be right here, in Amazon’s 2.4 million-square-foot warehouse where employees work alongside orange 320-pound robots. The mechanical creatures look like massive robotic vacuum cleaners. But instead of lifting dirt, each robot can lift yellow storage pods filled with random products and […]