Posts Tagged Workforce Development

Beer Boom Leads to More Classes


Credit: University of Richmond

As Virginia’s craft beer industry continues to boom, it means more job openings. To help fill the demand, the University of Richmond is expanding its class options in beer making. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Virginia’s Pay for Performance Grant Unique Take on “Free” Community College


Students at John Tyler Community College take advantage of a state grant to earn their Manufacturing Technician Certificate. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ)

When Charles Griffin saw the flier at work for a Manufacturing Technician class, signing up was a no brainer. He builds refrigeration coils at a nearby plant and having this certificate could mean doubling his hourly pay. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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GRTC in Richmond Launches Training Program for Mechanics



Credit U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman


Public transportation plays a big role in a community — helping people get to and from work and school. But now Richmond’s public transport agency is trying something new: workforce development. Mallory Noe-Payne has more.

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