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.
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?
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.
The DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation) Aurora office is working with the Disability Program Navigator (DPN) out of the Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Workforce Center to assist more individuals with disabilities and help them find or sustain employment.
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.
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.
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.