While everyone looks to Silicon Valley and its tech startups for the next unicorn to generate huge amounts of wealth, there is considerable competition for talent with the right skills. With the immigration debate stuck in neutral, there are hundreds of thousands of tech jobs throughout the U.S. that are currently unfilled in rapidly growing sectors.
Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration announced a $100 Million TechHire grant competition designed to provide individuals with the skills they need and connect them to those high-growth jobs across a diversity of H-1B industries.
Grants will be awarded to approximately 30-40 competition winners to pilot and scale innovative partnerships to:
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