Groundbreaking Coalition Forms to Help Job Seekers and Employers, Launches Website

Groundbreaking Coalition Forms to Help Job Seekers and Employers, Launches Website

by Nevada New Jobs and Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada In a sweeping show of commitment to the future economic vitality of northern Nevada, more than 40 public and private entities have joined to form the Career and Technical Education Messaging Coalition of Northern Nevada (CTE-MCNN). These coalition members represent diverse fields and areas [...]

Reno Technology Academy Aims to Educate Workers for Nevada’s Growing Tech Industry

Reno Technology Academy Aims to Educate Workers for Nevada’s Growing Tech Industry

With the ongoing need for trained IT employees in northern Nevada – the opening of the Reno Technology Academy bringing the ability to earn an IT certification in a semester or two couldn’t have come at a better time. Steve Andreano, Director of Technology Programs, explained the simple but pivotal mission of Reno Technology Academy. [...]

College of Southern Nevada: Impacting Southern Nevada’s Business Community

College of Southern Nevada: Impacting Southern Nevada’s Business Community

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is the state’s largest and most ethnically diverse higher education institution, while also being a major economic engine for the region with an estimated annual economic impact of nearly $1 billion. “The College of Southern Nevada is as vital to the regional economy as it is to each student [...]

College of Southern Nevada Developing New Discipline in Unmanned Aviation Systems

College of Southern Nevada Developing New Discipline in Unmanned Aviation Systems

The College of Southern Nevada is developing a new discipline in unmanned aviation systems, thanks to a grant from the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology. The grant, totaling $195,924.88, helped cover the cost of equipment and supplies needed to fund the program. Governor Brian Sandoval has identified the unmanned aerial vehicle industry as [...]

NIAS and SkyOp Partner on Drone Workforce Development Training Program

NIAS and SkyOp Partner on Drone Workforce Development Training Program

September 20, 2017 Originally released on July 18, 2017 by the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development The FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have entered into a partnership with New York based training and education provider, SkyOp LLC, to offer drone training programs and courseware to the [...]

Is the Growth in Northern Nevada Real? Now and in the Future.

Is the Growth in Northern Nevada Real? Now and in the Future.

July 31, 2017 Kylie Rowe | Dickson Realty In a three-part video interview series, we asked Nevada Small Business Development Center and Brian Bonnenfant our region's expert in economic and real estate data whether or not we are in a bubble. In the initial interview, Brian Bonnenfant explains the "perfect storm" that created our growth. Next [...]

Miles Construction: The Future of Our Construction Workforce

Miles Construction: The Future of Our Construction Workforce

With deep roots in Nevada, Miles Construction knows that when companies move here, they’re not just moving their business to northern Nevada. They’re moving their employees, creating a new way of life and becoming integrated with our economy and our communities. For Miles, we know this is not just where we work, but it’s also [...]

Square 1 Solutions: Connecting Employers to Employees

Square 1 Solutions: Connecting Employers to Employees

Square 1 Solutions has been helping Reno companies find quality employees at all levels since 2010. Our staff has a combined 30 years of staffing experience in the Reno area and uses the connections gained during that time to access several core employee groups. With their knowledge of area employers, Square 1 Solution staff has [...]

Workforce Ready

Workforce Ready

As new businesses contemplate expanding or relocating to northern Nevada, a common question is whether Nevada’s workforce is skilled and trained to meet their employment needs. Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) Applied Technology Center is a key resource for both students and potential employers. The college works closely with economic development partners including the Governor’s [...]