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This Jobs Program Just Might Get People Back to Work

“This Jobs Program Just Might Get People Back to Work” is the title of a recent Pew Trusts article that describes the success and expansion of the U.S. Department of Labor’s RESEA (Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment) program, particularly in Nevada.

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3 Traits of Passive Job Seekers

Do you have job seekers who can't seem to get hired? They may appear to be doing everything right, but they may actually be passive job hunters. Here are 3 signs that individuals are being passive in their employment search.

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USDOL Launches Online Skills Matcher

Job seekers have more skills than they may realize. A new online tool from the U.S. Department of Labor lets job hunters rate themselves on 40 workplace skills and then learn their best-fit career options. Called the “Skills Matcher,” the tool gives individuals immediate results to do many career and job-search related tasks.

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Customer Flow Scenarios Help American Job Centers Work Across Programs

Help your American Job Centers work collaboratively across programs with “Customer Flow Scenarios” published by the U.S. Department of Labor. The scenarios describe five stories of diverse customers--and the guidance AJC staff can offer them under WIOA.

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The Need for YES Job Search Assessment

Just as each individual needs certain skills to hold a job, he or she also needs effective skills to find a suitable job. In addition, each person has different job-search strengths and weaknesses, so learning how to effectively job search requires more than a one-size-fits-all approach.. Also, each job seeker different goals, so it is important for him or her to create a unique job-hunt game plan. Sound like an overwhelming process, especially when you serve so many people who are unemployed and looking for work? That’s where Your Employment Search (YES), a concise and proven guide from Career Action Resources, can help.

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Layoff-to-Employment Action Planner

Layoff-to-Employment Action Planner (LEAP) helps dislocated workers and unemployment insurance (UI) claimants take a leap forward in coping with a layoff and beginning a job search. With LEAP, the unemployed rank their key needs after a losing a job, get guidance and encouragement on their biggest concerns, and create a reemployment action plan under WIOA. But that’s not all. Here are five points that you may not know about LEAP, created by Career Action Resources.


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Helping Your Job Seekers Use 2018-2019 Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

The 2018-2019 Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) continues its long tradition as the go-to resource for job seekers, career changers, students, and anyone seeking reliable career information for decision making and planning. The OOH is free and is financed by U.S taxpayers through the U.S. Department of Labor. Now entirely online, the OOH includes information about 575 detailed occupations in 325 occupational profiles, covering about 4 out of 5 jobs in our economy. Each profile features new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections, along with details on the job outlook, work activities, wages, education and training requirements, and more.

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BLS Releases New OOH and Employment Projections Simultaneously

Employment is projected to increase by 11.5 million over the next decade, an increase from 156.1 million to 167.6 million, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports. The new projections are the foundation of the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), one of the nation’s most widely used career information resources.

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USDOL Offers RESEA Expansion Due to Low UI Claims

With low Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims in today’s labor market, some states are having challenges meeting their projected Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) activities. So the U.S. Department of Labor is offering state workforce agencies flexibility to provide RESEAs to additional UI claimants, besides the currently targeted populations. 

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USDOL Infographic Shows Impressive Success of American Job Centers

“One Door. Millions of Success Stories.” That’s the theme of a U.S. Department of Labor infographic describing the investment story of the American Job Center network. 

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