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County of Westchester in the News!

H-1B Ready to Work grantee County of Westchester’s Jobs Waiting program provides employers in the healthcare industry a pipeline of focused, committed employment candidates through paid work tryouts, on-the-job training, and customized training.  

Posted On: Jan 23, 2017 1:24 PM
Posted By: Angel Harlins

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Better Know a Data Element – DE 304: Date of Education/ Training Program Completion

As the next performance reporting deadline approaches, one of the most common questions we receive during office hours is about the aggregation in the quarterly performance reports (QPR) generated by the HUB system for grantees.

Posted On: Feb 06, 2019 4:51 PM
Posted By: Kevin Mauro

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City and County of Denver’s Employer Partner is Making a National Impact

When Heather Terenzio, CEO of Techtonic Group, participated in an employer panel during the Ready to Work (RTW) Convening, she shared how her company’s partnership with RTW grantee City and County of Denver is advancing diversity in the information technology (IT) industry by expanding opportunities for non-traditional candidates such as women, veterans, and minorities.  

Posted On: May 09, 2018 10:51 AM
Posted By: Angel Harlins

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Employ Indy’s Long-term Unemployed Participants are a Bootcamp Away from Tech Careers

Ready to Work Grantee Feature: It’s almost a daily occurrence in Indianapolis: Newspaper headlines announce new start-up tech companies, exploding growth of established companies and mergers with global tech giants. Learn more about what EmployIndy is doing to advance participants in tech careers. Want your RTW grant program featured on the RTW COP? Submit your success stories to rtw@dol.gov and you could be featured next!

Posted On: Aug 09, 2017 1:46 PM
Posted By: Angel Harlins

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Florida State College at Jacksonville: New Approaches Lead to Improved Outcomes

Learn more about how this grantee has created new approaches which led to improved outcomes for their participants. To share your promising practices or discuss strategies with fellow RTW grantees, join the discussion today!

Posted On: Sep 25, 2017 2:38 PM
Posted By: Angel Harlins

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Grantee Examples of Social Media Marketing and Outreach

Social media is a great tool for recruiting new RTW program partners and participants, connecting with others that have similar goals, and sharing information.

Posted On: Jan 20, 2017 9:52 PM
Posted By: Angela Dayton

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New Jersey Council of County Colleges Makes Lead Way in the Advanced Manufacturing Field

H-1B Ready to Work grantee New Jersey Council of County Colleges (NJCC) has had a lot of success with its Manufacturing Training Initiative.  Recently, NJ Labor Department Chief of Staff Gary Halsenbalg praised the program after he met graduates of a Certified Production Technician (CPT) class at Rowan College of Gloucester County, 17 of whom were hired on at Kellogg’s Frozen Foods plant in Blue Anchor, NJ. 

Posted On: Dec 01, 2017 2:47 PM
Posted By: Angel Harlins

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12 Tips for a Successful Job Search

The current job market and the projections for the foreseeable future (until 2020) indicated a lack of appropriate jobs for those who want them and are qualified for them.

Posted On: Jan 20, 2017 10:42 PM
Posted By: Angela Dayton

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Puerto Rico Technoeconomic Corridor Participants Overcoming Long Term Unemployed Barriers

H-1B RTW grantee Puerto Rico Technoeconomic Corridor (PRTEC), technical assistance coach Tressa Dorsey met with the grantee and its education and training partners to conduct training and strategic planning activities, but the most memorable part of the trip was when she met with a RTW participant, Carlos L. 

Posted On: Dec 01, 2017 3:30 PM
Posted By: Angel Harlins

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WSOS's Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Help Build Careers and Meet Employer Needs

H-1B Ready to Work (RTW) grantee WSOS Community Action Commission has been successfully creating new pre-apprenticeship programs by partnering with colleges and industry trade associations since the last quarter of 2016.  

Posted On: Aug 29, 2017 2:55 PM
Posted By: Angel Harlins

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New Jersey Council of County Colleges in the News!

Since its Ready to Work New Jersey program launched in 2014, H-1B RTW grantee New Jersey Council of County Colleges has helped to employ over 870 people who were previously long-term unemployed. The estimated economic benefit of this program to the state exceeds $40 million. Read more today! Want your RTW grant program featured on the RTW COP? Submit your success stories to rtw@dol.gov and you could be featured next!

Posted On: Apr 03, 2017 11:55 AM
Posted By: Angel Harlins