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State Announces New Remote Work Training Program

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) through the Workforce Development Council (WDC) along with the Hawaiʻi’s four county Workforce Development Boards (WDB), announced Remote Ready Hawaiʻi, a Hawaiʻi Remote Work project powered by MadSkills, dba, Instant Teams.

According to a State of Hawaiʻi news release, Remote Ready Hawaiʻi provides unemployed residents with the opportunity to obtain:

  • Intensive training for a role as either a remote business development representative or a remote customer service professional.
  • A paid remote internship through Instant Teams, in line with the training received.
  • Job placement assistance after course and internship completion.

Qualifications for the program include:

  • Ability to commit to a 20-hour per week, paid internship, after completing training.
  • Completion of a written application.
  • Submission of a video interview.

Program participants will be selected based on:

  • Completed application
  • Goal alignment
  • Technical Readiness
  • Commitment to the program requirements

Applicants to this program will be contacted by the American Job Centers beginning Tuesday, February 16, 2021


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