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Pandemic drives changes to Austin worker training plan



a person standing in front of a building: The coronavirus pandemic has slammed the Austin-area economy, hitting the local leisure and hospitality sector particularly hard. A new effort to provide rapid job training through remote learning is being viewed as a means of helping many displaced workers acquire the skills to get good jobs. [LOLA GOMEZ/AMERICAN-STATESMAN/FILE]


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The coronavirus pandemic has slammed the Austin-area economy, hitting the local leisure and hospitality sector particularly hard. A new effort to provide rapid job training through remote learning is being viewed as a means of helping many displaced workers acquire the skills to get good jobs. [LOLA GOMEZ/AMERICAN-STATESMAN/FILE]

When a comprehensive workforce training plan for the Austin area was unveiled by community leaders in 2017, the unemployment rate was hovering around 3% and a major aim was simply to help local people get good jobs and avoid being left behind amid the booming economy.

Three years and the start of a global pandemic later, the regional business climate has taken a sharp turn for the worse.

Unemployment in the Austin metro area is at a seasonally adjusted 5.4% — after spiking to a 30-year high of 12% in April — and about 70,000 local people

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Horizontal Carousel Market: COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan | Evolving Opportunities with Bastian Solutions LLC and Conveyors & Drives Inc. | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global horizontal carousel market is expected to grow by USD 63.78 million as per Technavio. This marks a significant market growth compared to the 2019 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020. However, steady growth is expected to continue throughout the forecast period, and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 3%.

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The market is driven by the increased use of automation. In addition, the introduction of voice recognition in the picking process is anticipated to boost the growth of the

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Widewail Builds Trust, Drives Business With ‘Invite’, A New Personalized, Automated Sms Customer Review Generation Solution

BURLINGTON, VT, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As customer reviews become a major influencer on a business’ success, Widewail, the leading reputation management and social media engagement platform, today announced an expansion of its product suite with the launch of ‘Invite’, a proactive SMS-driven review generation tool. Widewail’s Invite gives businesses another lever to pull to automatically and continually generate content via SMS and deliver a timely review response strategy that keeps customers engaged, satisfied and loyal. Whether the business is a standalone mom-and-pop shop or a well-known consumer brand with multiple franchises, Widewail is helping organizations leverage customer reviews as one of their most powerful marketing assets.

As more local businesses and franchises lean toward operating a digital storefront for all or some of their products and services, they have inherently become dependent on the shared opinion of others to attract customers and maintain a positive reputation.

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