Apprenticeships Change Lives
Apprenticeships are not just for the trades. From arborists to digital marketers, registered nurses, advanced manufacturing, and everything in between, there’s something for everyone. Employers who host apprenticeship programs benefit from reduced turnover and company risk, lower recruitment costs, and improved employee loyalty.
Earn and learn in a variety of fields as an apprentice
Apprenticeships in the construction trades are well known, but did you know there are many other occupations that also offer this type of paid, hands-on learning and training?
November is Apprenticeship Month
During the entire month of November, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE), Office of the Future of Work (OFOW), and its partners across the state celebrate Colorado Apprenticeship Month, which raises awareness of the benefits of registered apprenticeship programs to both employers and workers throughout the state.
Labor Supply/Demand Report
The labor supply/demand report presents information that can help businesses and job seekers better understand current economic and labor force trends.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month
A strong workforce is the sum of many parts and perspectives, and this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme, “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation,” celebrates the essential role individuals with disabilities play in the workplace.
Incomes for Black and Latino families in Arapahoe County are increasing at a higher rate than any other county in the Denver Metro area
Arapahoe/Douglas Works! releases report that reveals incomes for Black families rose by more than 38% from 2015 to 2020, and incomes for Latino families increased by 44.9% during the same time period.
Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative
On September 1st, the White House hosted an event for the Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative to celebrate employers, colleges, and entities across the country working to expand registered apprenticeships.
Colorado’s Workforce System Celebrates Annual Workforce Development Month
This year, Colorado’s Workforce System is showcasing the individuals, programs, and services that are assisting our state’s workforce in thriving throughout September, which is designated as Workforce Development Month.
Colorado’s Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Receives NASWA Award for Exceptional Veteran Services
WASHINGTON – Colorado’s Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center was presented with the prestigious Mark Sanders Award at the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) 2022 Veterans Conference in Washington, D.C.
Parents to Work Program hosts Accomplishment Ceremony
The Parents to Work Program, a collaboration between Arapahoe County Child Support Services and Arapahoe/Douglas Works!, celebrated an Accomplishment Ceremony on Wednesday, July 27, 2022.