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Federal Targeted Training

The government of the United States spends tremendous sums of money each year to train people for jobs in the federal government or for employment in the general economy. Some of the training seeks to help people find a job. Other training seeks to improve the capacity of workers to perform at higher levels in their jobs. Both types of training are aimed at preventing poverty or at lifting people out of poverty. In order to be more effective in the use of the money spent on training, the federal government targets training so that people who need training receive it. Moreover, geographical regions that are lacking sufficient workers are promoted as areas that job seekers should go to for training, in order to qualify ...

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