Would your new employees benefit from excellent online training about the workforce system? What about your Workforce Investment Board members, or even experienced employees? Workforce3one from the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration recently published online and on-demand training webinars with the choice to learn from these three perspectives. Modules include: Module 1: Introduction Read More
The International Economic Development Council plans to showcase Missouri’s experience in disaster recovery in a webinar November 20th. This virtual event provides a how-to introduction on developing workforce training programs in disaster-impacted communities. A major disaster can disrupt market flows and impact local businesses in ways beyond the imagination. Either temporary business closures or permanent business Read More
Site Selection magazine’s July 2013 edition includes a profile on Missouri’s Certified Work Ready Communities initiative. Site Selection provided background on CWRC, Joplin’s success in rebounding from the tornado disaster, and plans for the future. The article includes a graphic on the first 14 counties to participate in Missouri. The article runs on pages 139-140. Read More
In May‐June 2013, the National Association Association for Workforce Development (NAWDP) reached out to the workforce development field to determine the specific impact that current sequestrations were having at the local level. The 139 respondents also provided written comments that currently are being analyzed by NAWDP and provide additional insight. While 29% of the respondents indicated little Read More
A new report from the national Benchmarking Project offers an unprecedented opportunity to examine the results of community-based organizations’ (CBOs) efforts to help jobseekers find and keep employment. The Benchmarking Project launched in 2004 to understand what “good” performance looks like for different types of workforce development programs. The aggregate data from 332 programs in Read More
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