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July 2013

Jul
31
2013

When the Laurens Memorial Home for the Aged needed CPR training for its staff, Carolyn Penland turned to PTC to set up an effective program to be delivered on a tight schedule to meet an upcoming deadline. PTC delivered on-site training designed around the facility's busy work environment.

Jul
29
2013

Any student who applies to a Nursing or Health Science program soon discovers that there are additional requirements in place for entry into the clinical part of each program. These requirements can be a little confusing, but they’re in place to make sure you’re prepared for the rigorous training you’re about to receive—and to make sure that everyone who starts the program is prepared to finish.

Jul
25
2013

While discussion about the state of the economy and the job market continues, good jobs, the kind that provide a living wage and benefits, go begging. Manufacturing jobs, for example, that can pay from $30,000 to $80,000 a year regularly go unfilled because employers can’t find workers with the right skills.

Jul
23
2013

Life has been known to teach us many lessons. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get college credit for some of those lessons? Maybe you can. Piedmont Technical College offers exemption credit for military service, work or life experience to those who qualify.

Jul
15
2013

Jobs at a Glance is a service for Piedmont Technical College students nearing graduation, alumni and the community that provides information about local and regional job opportunities. This month's postings include multiple positions in funeral service; health care; and a wealth of positions in manufacturing and engineering. Check the Jobs at a Glance page regularly. New jobs are posted every week.

Jul
03
2013

Over the last few years, many employers nationwide have noted difficulty with hiring qualified workers, citing the scarcity of the kinds of technical and soft skills that are critically important in contemporary manufacturing. One aspect of workforce development that can’t be overlooked is a focus on employee development and training.

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