Workforce Planning & Part...

Apr 28, 2017 by

Barnstable Patriot Column 143 By: David Augustinho Workforce Planning & Partnerships The Workforce Investment Board engages in a...

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PRINCIPLES FOR CAREER CENTER O...

Sep 21, 2016 by

One of the most important tasks that a WIB must accomplish is to select a career center operator for the region. In the Cape and...

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Workforce Investment Board: Ch...

Jul 26, 2016 by

By David Augustinho news@barnstablepatriot.com Posted Jun. 24, 2016 at 10:53 AM “It is not the strongest of the species that...

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Demand Driven 2.0

Jun 13, 2016 by

Barnstable Patriot Column # 136 Demand- driven 2.0 Catchy title, eh? The subtitle is One Stop Career Center Business Engagement...

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Serving Out of School Youth

Feb 24, 2016 by

Barnstable Patriot Column # 134 Written By David Augustinho Serving Out of School Youth One of the current challenges that the WIB is...

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Demand Driven

Dec 23, 2015 by

Barnstable Patriot Column # 132 Written By: David Augustinho Demand Driven One of the phrases that is being thrown around in...

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Career Exploration

Nov 12, 2015 by

Barnstable Patriot Column # 130 Written By: David Augustinho CAREER EXPLORATION The Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board...

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Career Opportunities

Jul 27, 2015 by

Barnstable Patriot Column # 129 One of the ways that the WIB is referred to is as part of the Workforce Development System. That...

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Hiring Season on Cape Cod

Apr 23, 2015 by

Summer is coming, and help is wanted on Cape Cod. “From time immemorial, Cape Cod employers have had to deal with labor shortages in...

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Youth Programing

Apr 22, 2015 by

Barnstable Patriot Article # 127 Written By: David Augustinho Those of you who have been reading this column for a while (I can’t...

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Current Employment Picture

Mar 27, 2015 by

Barnstable Patriot Column # 126 Written By: David Augustinho Current Employment Picture The employment numbers for February are...

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CCYP’s MENTOR MONDAY PROGRAM N...

Feb 19, 2015 by

BARNSTABLE, MA – February 16, 2015 – CCYP has announced the Mentor Monday series as part of the Career Connect Mentor Exchange. Cape...

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The Emerging Workforce

Jan 23, 2015 by

Barnstable Patriot Article Written By: David Augustinho The Cape & Islands Workforce Investment Board engages in a number of...

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Business Partners

Dec 30, 2014 by

Written by David Augustinho December 26th 2014 Recently the Cape & Islands Workforce Investment Board hosted an information...

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PREPARING FOR THE TRANSITION

Oct 30, 2014 by

Barnstable Patriot Column # 122 Written By: David Augustinho PREPARING FOR THE TRANSITION This is an election year. Usually there is...

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Summer Employment Numbers and ...

Oct 2, 2014 by

Written by David Augustinho Barnstable Patriot September 26th 2014 This time of year we usually hear business owners asking each...

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Cape: Jobless Rate Down, Labor...

Sep 25, 2014 by

By AMY ANTHONY aanthony@capecodonline.com September 25, 2014 In an upbeat sign that the Cape’s economy continued to heal this...

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Training…

Aug 22, 2014 by

Written by David Augustinho August 22nd 2014 Barnstable Patriot  So, this week The New York Times published a story castigating the...

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CAPE & ISLANDS STUDENT IN...

Jun 30, 2014 by

Barnstable Patriot Article Written by: David Augustinho June 2014 The Cape & Islands School to Careers Partnership, an activity...

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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE JUST THE TIP...

Jun 3, 2014 by

Barnstable Patriot Written By: David Augustinho May 2014 It is one thing to quote the current unemployment rate for a given month,...

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The Workforce Training Fund Pr...

May 15, 2014 by

Written by David Augustinho Barnstable Patriot April 25th 2014Every year I like to write one column about one of the most valuable...

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What a Difference a Day Makes ...

Apr 10, 2014 by

Written by David Augustinho March 28th 2014 Barnstable Patriot Ah, the good old days. Remember when the Cape was almost exclusively a...

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Four-and-a-Half Years Since Re...

Mar 11, 2014 by

By Heidi Shierholz | February 11, 2014 Economic Policy Institute The December Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) data...

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Survey Says…

Mar 6, 2014 by

Written By: David Augustinho Barnstable Patriot Column # 114 February 2014 One of the tools that workforce development professionals...

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UNEMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Feb 20, 2014 by

Barnstable Patriot Article January 2014 Written By: David Augustinho At our Career Opportunities centers we keep statistics about the...

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Cape Companies Get Matching Wo...

Oct 11, 2013 by

October 10, 2013 Cape Cod Times Two Cape companies are among 37 statewide that received $2.8 million in workforce training matching...

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Cape Retail Stores Ready to Hi...

Oct 11, 2013 by

By JASON COOK jcook@capecodonline.com Cape Cod Times October 11, 2013 HYANNIS — James Hegarty had become such a regular at the...

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Is Our Economy Out of the Reco...

Sep 30, 2013 by

Written By: David Augustinho Barnstable Patriot September 27th 2013 Ah the good old days, specifically early 2008, before Lehman...

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The Local Employment Picture

Sep 25, 2013 by

Written by David Augustinho Barnstable Patriot August 22nd 2013 The latest employment numbers for the state’s regions were released...

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Regional Workforce Group Lands...

Jun 28, 2013 by

By ROBERT GOLD rgold@capecodonline.com June 26, 2013 Staff at the Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board hoped to develop the...

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Cape Jobless Rate Dips Below S...

Jun 28, 2013 by

By ROBERT GOLD rgold@capecodonline.com June 26, 2013 Cape Cod Times The Cape and Islands unemployment rate in May remained nearly...

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A Success Story

Jun 28, 2013 by

Written by Susan Vaughn  Barnstable Patriot June 28th 2013 Lithuanian immigrant tells how workforce board helped her Ausra Kingsley...

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Mission Critical – If Yo...

May 24, 2013 by

Barnstable Patriot Column # 106 Written By: David Augustinho Mission Critical – If You Have a Mission A number of years ago, in a...

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A Chance to Celebrate Our Yout...

Apr 30, 2013 by

Barnstable Patriot April 26th 2013 Written By: David Augustinho THEY WERE INSPIRED – Inspire Salon of Hyannis held a fundraiser for...

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By the Numbers or Why the Numb...

Mar 28, 2013 by

Barnstable Patriot Article March 21st 2013 Written By: David Augustinho From time to time I joke with my editors about the charts...

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Get a Job Week

Feb 27, 2013 by

Barnstable Patriot Article February 21st 2013 Written By: David Augustinho Last month I discussed our Career Opportunities Center and...

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Career Opportunities – Our Ret...

Jan 31, 2013 by

Written by David Augustinho Barnstable Patriot Jan 24th 2013 Last month I wrote about the Workforce Investment Board’s role in the...

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Report Cites Aging Workforce O...

Dec 19, 2012 by

By ROBERT GOLD rgold@capecodonline.com December 19, 2012 HYANNIS — The Cape and Islands’ workforce is getting older and there...

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Some Problems Are Better Than ...

Oct 3, 2012 by

Written by David Augustinho Barnstable Patriot September 28th 2012 The Cape and Islands WIB is facing a problem that we have not...

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Unemployment Picture Looking U...

Sep 6, 2012 by

Written by David Augustinho Barnstable Patriot August 24th 2012 It has been over a year since I looked at the regional unemployment...

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For Cape Small Businesses, “An...

Jun 28, 2012 by

Written by: David Augustinho Barnstable Patriot June 22nd 2012 It isn’t every day that I can help our small business community with...

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Jobs Bill Should Be Enacted

Jun 7, 2012 by

May 25th 2012 Barnstable Patriot Written by: David Augustinho With the Massachusetts economy continuing to recover, the state should...

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WIB Designated by State as a H...

Apr 30, 2012 by

Barnstable Patriot April 27th 2012 Written By: David Augustinho ‘The Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board was recently...

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Youth Council Activity

Apr 18, 2012 by

Written by David Augustinho March 23rd 2012 Barnstable Patriot This month I want to highlight two of the Cape & Islands Workforce...

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What Will I Be When I Grow Up?

Jan 31, 2012 by

Written by: David Augustinho January 27 2012 Barnstable Patriot Well, I need to change the question a little bit. “What shouldI...

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Steady Recovery Seen in Cape E...

Jan 25, 2012 by

By ROBERT GOLD rgold@capecodonline.com January 25, 2012 The jobless rate for the Cape and Islands dropped more than 1.5 percentage...

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Some Good Economic News

Dec 29, 2011 by

Using labor market information (LMI) on a regular basis has taught me patience, lots and lots of patience. The reason being that LMI...

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Fewer Jobless, Fewer Jobs

Nov 26, 2011 by

By STEVE DOANE sdoane@capecodonline.com Cape Cod Times November 23, 2011 Employment numbers on the Cape are looking slightly brighter...

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‘If they call me today, ...

Sep 28, 2008 by

By Sarah Shemkus sshemkus@capecodonline.com Cape Cod Times September 28, 2008 ADELPHI, Jamaica — On a warm day in early August,...

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