Business, Technology

Amazon Commits $700 Million to Retrain Workers in New Skills

Amazon Bess Adler/Bloomberg News Inc. said it will spend $700 million to retrain about one-third of its U.S. workforce in skills needed to thrive in the new economy.

Molly Schuetz | Bloomberg News
July 11, 2019
Business, Top 100

North Carolina Cultivates Talent for Careers in Trucking Operations

For young people and others seeking ways to prepare for a new and rewarding career without racking up serious college debt, the North Carolina Trucking Association has joined forces with 13 state community colleges to ­offer some options.

Gregory Van Tighem | Special to Transport Topics
June 24, 2019

Transport Firms, Schools Forge Closer Ties to Help Employees Advance Their Careers

Trucking is an industry heavily infused with entrepreneurial, family-owned businesses where learning takes place on the job over time. As companies grow larger and more complex, however, the need for more formal education and training is growing, executives said.

September 8, 2014