Category Archives: Workforce Development News


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Offers Training for Medical Assistants


Medical Assistant Training Program Unemployed, Underemployed or recently separated from a job? Make a positive start in the New Year with a career in Healthcare.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Workforce Readiness Institute and Institute for American Apprenticeships at Vermont HITEC are looking for job-seekers to become Medical Assistants. No experience is required. Up to 20 selected participants will be hired. Starts at $14.50 per hour with full benefits after successful completion of the 11 week training program (unpaid) and up to $16.50 per hour after a one-year apprenticeship, based on performance.

To learn more and participate, please apply on line by visiting Applications due by January 29th, 2017.

The Future is Now, Strategic Vision

Vermont’s Statewide 2014-2024 Long Term Occupational Projections


The Vermont Department of Labor announces the release of the 2014-2024 Long Term Occupational Projections, showing future employment growth in over 500 occupations. Also included in the release is the Median Wage Rate and the typical Education, Work Experience and On-The-Job Training needed for each occupation.

Long Term Projections provide a general guide for the direction and relative strength of occupational demand and assist the educational community, workforce development specialists, and individuals exploring careers to plan for the future and identify occupations that will show promise in the number of annual openings and good incomes over the long run.

For more information visit Occupational Projections and or download the 2014-2024 Long Term Occupational Projections – Statewide [XLS] report.