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USDOL Guidance for Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Labor has released official Unemployment Insurance Program Letters related to the coronavirus and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act,

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Easy Resume Grammar Guide

Spelling and grammar mistakes can send resumes to the trash bin. Share the following tips from Career Action Resources with your job hunters to help them avoid this fate.

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USDOL Guidance for RESEA Evaluation and Evidence

Looking for resources and guidance to help your state meet Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessments (RESEA) evaluation requirements? Check out the following information described on WorkforceGPS, a website for workforce professionals that is sponsored by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).

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Are Your Job Seekers Losing Steam in the Job Hunt?

It’s easy for job seekers to lose steam in a job hunt. They may start out positive and energized, but as the days go on without a positive employer response, their drive and attitude may lag. Share these tips to help them regain momentum.

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1,000 Ways to Improve Job-Seeker and Employer Outcomes

Looking for ways to improve outcomes for job hunters and employers? Be sure to investigate a central online tool for workforce professionals from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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USDOL Targets Improper UI Payments

The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a new effort to reduce improper Unemployment Insurance (UI) payments across the nation. "Providing states with resources to recognize and combat improper Unemployment Insurance payments is a critical piece of our federal-state partnership," U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta said, according to a USDOL news release.
 

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20 Ways to Find Job Openings

How do your job seekers find job openings? If they are searching the big online job sites only, they may be leaving many job possibilities on the table. It is important for job hunters to let people know they are job searching, to ask for job leads, and to look for opportunities beyond traditional job search channels. Job seekers may find job leads and openings through the following.

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3 Ways to Expand a Job Hunt

Are your job seekers limiting their prospects? For example, are they looking at just one job title? If so, they may be missing out on the best possibilities. Consider sharing with your job hunters these 3 ways to expand a job search to get hired faster in a position that’s best for them.

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Job Search Enemy Number 1

A job search has many enemies. You can probably name them quickly: job seekers not knowing what work they want, employers who don’t respond, and onerous online job applications. But there are other formidable enemies of a successful job search.

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RESEA Funds Must Now Be Used for Proven Reemployment Strategies

A new requirement for the Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) program states RESEA funds must be used for "service delivery strategies demonstrated to reduce the average number of weeks participants receive benefits by improving participant employment outcomes,” according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

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