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  • Colorful Door
    Workforce System Strategies
    Posted On: 5/5/2015

    In 2015, the National Farmworkers Jobs Program will release an $81.8 million funding opportunity to assist migrant and seasonal farmworkers in technical training and education. The following publications are a few in the WSS collection that examine employment and educational conditions facing migrant and seasonal workers, as well as look at the impact of the National Farmworkers Job Program.

  • Up
    Workforce System Strategies
    Posted On: 4/22/2015

    WIOA has a goal of advancing services to job seekers so that they can gain good jobs and a pathway to the middle class.  Yet to achieve this, employees must be able to both retain their jobs and advance within them. These publications look at job advancement from various perspectives, as well as work-based training as a method to advancement.

  • Young Workers
    Workforce System Strategies
    Posted On: 4/22/2015

    Youth entering the post-recession job market around the world face different challenges than previous generations. These publications, among others, examine recent domestic and international employment trends and suggest how to address them, given the drastically altered labor landscape ahead.

  • Data
    Workforce System Strategies
    Posted On: 4/22/2015

    Level 2 Studies, called “Other Systematic Analysis” in WSS, include a broad range of research that do not focus on net impact like Level 1 studies do. Level 2 studies may focus on reporting progress toward a goal, describing an implementation process, systematically documenting the practices of a group of practitioners, or describing the characteristics of a target population. Level 2 examples include:

  • Click
    Workforce System Strategies
    Posted On: 4/22/2015

    What topics were most popular in 2014? Some that generated the most online traffic on WSS included: registered apprenticeship, career pathways, and evidence-based practice.  Here are some of the reports and publications that got the most hits last year:

  • Blue Points
    Workforce System Strategies
    Posted On: 4/22/2015

    In order to support the national job market, WIOA aims to foster regional collaboration through the state requirement to identify economic regions. These publications highlight strategies of regional partnerships based on common economic needs.

  • Aspirational Girl
    Workforce System Strategies
    Posted On: 4/22/2015

    The youth segment of our population has been one of the groups most affected by the recession, yet some youth segments have been harder hit than others. The following publications explore college access and career preparation programs for underrepresented and disadvantaged youth.