Workforce Solutions Alamo http://tpr.org en Alamo Colleges & Workforce Solutions Launch Digital Career Center http://tpr.org/post/alamo-colleges-workforce-solutions-launch-digital-career-center <p>The Alamo Colleges have launched the first completely virtual career center in the state for people looking for a new job or educational path.</p><p>Taking a page from the realm of virtual reality and games like Second Life, those in and around Bexar County interested in another career can wander a <a href="http://www.myalamocareer.org/" target="_blank">digital replica of a career center</a>.</p><p>“We’re using a 3D gaming environment to connect them to jobs, education, training, and employment opportunities,” said Eva Esquivel with Workforce Solutions Alamo.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 20:10:32 +0000 Joey Palacios 18996 at http://tpr.org Alamo Colleges & Workforce Solutions Launch Digital Career Center Employees And Employers Mismatched In Bexar County http://tpr.org/post/employees-and-employers-mismatched-bexar-county <p></p><p>A sizable gap is occurring in Bexar County between employers who need a certain skill set for a job and people qualified for the open positions.</p><p>In January, <a href="http://www.workforcesolutionsalamo.org/aboutus/default.asp" target="_blank">Workforce Solutions Alamo</a> reported that there were nearly 1,700 help wanted ads for registered nurses, nearly 600 for retail sales managers and nearly 400 for computer support specialists, but Eva Esquivel, works for Workforce, said people looking for jobs don't have the skills needed for these fields.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 22:18:14 +0000 Ryan Loyd 5910 at http://tpr.org Employees And Employers Mismatched In Bexar County