Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > North Shore Workforce Investment Board Partners with North Shore Technology Council for Assessment of Technology Industry Workforce Development Needs

Abstract:
The North Shore Technology Council (NSTC) announces that it is partnering with the North Shore Workforce Investment Board (North Shore WIB) to help the WIB learn more about the specific workforce training needs of the biotechnology and technology manufacturing industries, as well as those of the services firms that support technology industries.

North Shore Workforce Investment Board Partners with North Shore Technology Council for Assessment of Technology Industry Workforce Development Needs

Beverly, MA | Posted on December 10th, 2007

"The North Shore Technology Council's knowledge and business connections are proving invaluable in helping us align our programs with the special needs of technology employers," said Mary W. Sarris, executive director of the North Shore Workforce Investment Board. "By working with the council, we gathered valuable input about the workforce needs of the region's leading biotechnology and technology manufacturing employers, as well as the service businesses that support technology companies."

"The biotechnology and technology manufacturing industries are highlighted as critical to our region in our recently completed Labor Market Blueprint. Guided by the NSTC studies, our North Shore Career Centers and the WIB will be collaborating with local education institutions, government agencies, and other organizations like the NSTC on meeting today's and tomorrow's training and development needs of the technology workforce, continued Sarris."

"Our work for the North Shore WIB is an example of how the NSTC works to encourage the growth of technology businesses and further technology job expansion, ultimately supporting the economic health of the entire region, said NSTC president Tom Cheatham, U.S. operations project director for Aspider Solutions. "We look forward to an active and ongoing partnership with the North Shore WIB."

For the assessments, the North Shore Technology Council assembled firms from each of the industry study groups. It also introduced the North Shore Workforce Investment Board to NSTC member Ellen Kaplan, principal of to facilitate the industry group focus groups and report on the findings. NSTC member Charlie Orosz, principal of Orosz Consulting, trained North Shore WIB and North Shore Career Center staff on the unique workforce needs of today and for the future of the technology industry study groups.

####

About North Shore Technology Council (NSTC)
The North Shore Technology Council (NSTC) is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization with a mission to build a community for interaction, collaboration, and advancement of technology industries in northeastern Massachusetts. These technology industries include information technology, medical devices, lab equipment, chip manufacturing, biotechnology, nanotechnology, homeland security, and defense technology. The NSTC is committed to advancing the growth of these industries that are critical for the economic health and vibrancy of the region. The council is on the web at www.nstc.org. Its office is at Cummings Center, in Beverly, Massachusetts.

The council welcomes the participation of technology companies and senior-level executives, managers, and professional staff members at these organizations that create and deliver technology products and related services. Investors, the media, faculty and students at area colleges and universities, and members of other business groups are also a vital part of the council's community.

About the North Shore Workforce Investment Board

Based in Salem, Mass., the North Shore Workforce Investment Board's mission is to meet the workforce needs of our region, both those of individuals and employers. Through partnerships with schools, colleges, training providers, public organizations and businesses, the WIB builds and supports a workforce development system that serves all members of the North Shore community at any point where work-related services are needed. It is on the web at www.northshorewib.com. The above mentioned Labor Market Blueprint is at www.northshorewib.com/resources.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
For The North Shore Technology Council
Leslie Scott-Lysan
781-246-3046
NSTC Communications Director
Principal, Montrose Communications
or

Copyright © Business Wire 2007

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Jobs

New ASTM Standards Will Help Educate Present and Future Nanotechnology Workforces April 26th, 2015

SUNY Poly & M+W Make Major Announcement: Major Expansion To Include M+W Owned Gehrlicher Solar America Corporation That Will Create up to 400 Jobs to Develop Solar Power Plants at SUNY Poly Sites Across New York State March 26th, 2015

Is US immigration policy 'STEMming' innovation? Study sheds light on why foreign STEM students stay in US or return home March 11th, 2015

Nanotech Discoveries Move from Lab to Marketplace with Lintec Deal: Licensing Partnership Brings Together University Technology, New Richardson-Based Facility Directed by Alumni February 9th, 2015

Academic/Education

Pakistani Students Who Survived Terror Attack to Attend Weeklong “NanoDiscovery Institute” at SUNY Poly CNSE in Albany July 29th, 2015

Deben reports on the use of their CT500 in the X-ray microtomography laboratory at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia July 22nd, 2015

JPK reports on the use of SPM in the Messersmith Group at UC Berkeley looking at biologically inspired polymer adhesives. July 21st, 2015

Renishaw adds Raman analysis to Scanning Electron Microscopy at the University of Sydney, Australia July 9th, 2015

Announcements

Self-assembling, biomimetic membranes may aid water filtration August 1st, 2015

Transparent, electrically conductive network of encapsulated silver nanowires: A novel electrode for optoelectronics August 1st, 2015

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, HZO, Announces Partnerships with Dell and Motorola August 1st, 2015

Advances and Applications in Biosensing, Sensor Power, and Sensor R&D to be Covered at Sensors Global Summit August 1st, 2015

Alliances/Trade associations/Partnerships/Distributorships

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, HZO, Announces Partnerships with Dell and Motorola August 1st, 2015

The National Space Society Pays Tribute to Dr. Kalam -- One Of Our Leading Lights Has Joined The Stars August 1st, 2015

Liquipel Debuts Eyesight-Saving ION-Glass Blue Light Protection for iPhones and Androids at RadioShack Stores Nationwide: Liquipel's Unique Protective Screen, Available at RadioShack, Cuts Harmful Blue Light Implicated in Macular Degeneration by 10x July 28th, 2015

Dais Analytic's Business Affiliate in China Announces Ten-Year Strategic Energy Efficiency Business Arrangement With COFCO: Dais Beijing to Perform Feasibility Study on Over 80 Buildings to Improve Efficiencies as Part of Overall Hotel Energy-Savings Project July 23rd, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project