Category: training

Workforce training app developer Poka adds strategic investor Schneider Electric
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Workforce training app developer Poka adds strategic investor Schneider Electric

Poka, a workforce training app and software service for industrial companies, has added SE Ventures, the venture capital arm of the European energy and automation conglomerate Schneider Electric to its roster of backers. The company has raised over $23 million in funding so far for its application and software services package that provides training and…

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Pay Raises and Training Expand in Donald Trump’s Tight Labor Market
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Pay Raises and Training Expand in Donald Trump’s Tight Labor Market

Companies will face greater pressure in 2020 to recruit and train blue-collar Americans and also to pay extra wages, say company officials and economists. Under the headline, “Employers Turn to On-the-Job ‘Boot Camps’ to Fill Out Workforce,” the Wall Street Journal reported Dec. 22: LOS ALAMOS, N.M.—Michael Colyer doubled his salary when he got into…

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