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Apprenticeship programs are on the rise and the state is investing (access required)

Apprenticeship programs are growing across the state to help students earn while they learn and provide employers with a stream of workers they need.  Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced awards totaling more than $11 million for 26 apprenticeship programs for occupations in agriculture, manufacturing, health care, IT, education, human services, building trades and more.  “Apprenticeships ...

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Health and wellness top of mind for shoppers, says NPD (access required)

-- It’s not all that shocking to note that over the course of the pandemic consumers focused more intensely on health and wellness. However, what is surprising is the fact that nearly two years after the pandemic hit the U.S., retail sales of products in health and wellness categories continue to match peak growth rates, according to the NPD Group.

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