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STEM skills seeping into more blue-collar jobs

Jun 10, 2013 by

A week before a major STEM conference kicks off in Austin, a new report finds that tech and math skills are necessary for 1 of every 5 U.S. jobs

The walls have started to rise in North Austin, forming the shell of HID Global’s new $35 million manufacturing, warehousing, distribution and customer service center.

The company has begun to hire the first handful of the 276 workers it pledged to employ in exchange for $3.5 million in local and state tax incentives, although it won’t start hiring in earnest until later this year.

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