Akron, Ohio, Is Now a TechHire City

Blog excerpt provided by JumpStart.

Written by Angie Kilgore.

A lot of attention has been given in recent years to the tech worker shortage and much discussion has been around how to get non-traditional, high aptitude people into tech skills quickly and what support structures are needed.

That’s a big part of the reason the White House created their TechHire initiative, a bold, multi-sector initiative designed to leverage universities, community colleges, and non-traditional training providers like “coding boot camps” to rapidly train workers for well paying, open jobs—often in just a few months.

And, in an exciting development for the region, Akron has been named as a TechHire city!

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Originally published March 31, 2016.

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