ON- THE- JOB TRAINING: You Hire, You Train, We Pay!

What is On-the-Job Training? The On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program provides an opportunity for employers to work with their local Missouri Career Center to recruit, pre-screen, hire and train new employees. The OJT program matches businesses with well qualified job seekers who are eager to work, but need the specialized training only an employer can supply. The OJT program… Read More ON- THE- JOB TRAINING: You Hire, You Train, We Pay!

Manufacturers invest heavily in STEM education to fight skills gap

The AP (10/22) reports that Chevron is spending $20 million on the launch of a STEM-focused program dubbed the Appalachia Partnership Initiative. The program is designed to “improve schools and workforce development in 27 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio.” The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/21) reports that the project will fund scholarships… Read More Manufacturers invest heavily in STEM education to fight skills gap

Administration of tax code high on legislators’ list of priorities

Now that legislation enacting a tax cut in Missouri is on the books, it’s time to make sure the administration of the taxes that are in effect is as even handed and transparent as possible. Legislators on a panel at Associated Industries of Missouri’s Tax, Business & Manufacturing Conference this week seemed to be in… Read More Administration of tax code high on legislators’ list of priorities