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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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Job Interview? It’s Showtime!

We’re in the fat times now for the job seeker. The current labor market is starving for employees, and some companies will hire anything that breathes. It might take a minute, but it won’t last, because I promise you lean times follow fat times, and the economy will tank. Read more →

Helping Job Seekers Help Themselves

Although your services can guide job hunters and the unemployed, you can't job search for them. Offer the following tips to help job seekers help themselves. Read more →

Career Action Resources Part of Key Workforce Development Events

Two big workforce development events are happening this fall, and Career Action Resources will be part of them. Read more →

USDOL Publishes Extensive Guidance on PY 2017 Program Allotments

The U.S. Department of Labor recently released the program allotments for Program Year (PY) 2017 for Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth Activities under WIOA. Read more →

How Our Assessment/Guide, Your Employment Search (YES), Works

In four steps, Your Employment Search (YES) helps individuals assess their job-search methods and motivation, evaluate where they need the most improvement, learn effective job-hunt skills, and create their employment/reemployment strategy. Read more →