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Gain perspective from TalentLink’s latest posts and news about workforce industry trends, instructor interviews and insights, and skills-focused new courses.

Happy Holidays!

December 19, 2023

Best wishes for a safe, peaceful, and relaxing holiday season from the UMKC TalentLink team!

The online Sterile Processing program prepares you to gain industry certification and for work at a healthcare employer.

Why Training As A Sterile Processing Technician Is Popular

November 29, 2023

The online Sterile Processing Technician training program prepares you to gain industry certification and for work at a healthcare employer.

This online training course will prepare you for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam. Start anytime. Register through UMKC TalentLink.

2024 Future of Hiring Trend Forecast

November 14, 2023

What are the key trends that will shape the future of hiring in 2024? How can job seekers prepare and adapt to these trends?

Three Key Insights From the Kansas Manufacturing Summit 

November 3, 2023

UMKC TalentLink Business Development Director Candice Haines shares three key insights from the 2023 Kansas Manufacturing Summit.

Healthcare and IT Training for MYCAA Military Spouses

November 3, 2023

Military spouses can use up to $4000 in MYCAA scholarship funds for healthcare and IT training through UMKC TalentLink and MedCerts.

Leadership Leawood Program Application Deadline

November 2, 2023

Leadership Leawood 2024 application deadline is November 10. Leawood Chamber offers the leadership program presented by UMKC TalentLink.

UMKC TalentLink and WorkForge offer skills training to help address the growing need among Kansas manufacturers for qualified workers.

Kansas Manufacturers Need Qualified Candidates to Fill Positions 

October 24, 2023

UMKC TalentLink and WorkForge offer skills training to help address the growing need among Kansas manufacturers for qualified workers.

Job Seekers Have Lost Some Leverage But They Can Strengthen Their Position 

October 10, 2023

Job seekers have lost the unprecedented leverage they had during the pandemic. Learning new skills prepares you to be market ready.

Case Study: Sharpening Durable Skills to Serve Others at City Union Mission

October 2, 2023

UMKC TalentLink provided training on durable skills customized for City Union Mission’s team of guest coordinators.