ERIC Number: ED445220
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Workforce Tool Kit: The Resource for Employers. America's Workforce Network.
Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
This employer resource provides practical information and technical assistance on America's Workforce Network, a new national system of employment and training services. Five sections guide employers to services that assist in various areas. "Expanding Your Workforce" explains how employers can find and hire qualified workers; team with state and local service providers to recruit workers who may be getting laid off and match them to their need for skilled workers; access untapped populations looking for jobs; and find labor market information at national, state, and local levels. "Training Your Workforce" shows how to improve the skills of your workforce and find help for current employees. "Restructuring Your Workforce" details strategies and programs available to employers whose businesses are experiencing downsizing, restructuring, or closings. Information on preventing and managing a layoff or closing is provided. "Financing Your Workforce" provides employers with information on using tax credits for hiring job seekers from various target groups and examines other programs to financially assist employers and their workforce. "Accessing Workforce Resources" explains the America's Workforce Network one-stop access points. A glossary is appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Dislocated Workers, Dismissal (Personnel), Employer Employee Relationship, Employers, Employment Opportunities, Employment Services, Job Layoff, Job Placement, Job Training, Outplacement Services (Employment), Personnel Management, Reduction in Force, Staff Development, Technical Assistance
For full text: http://www.doleta.gov/whatsnew/insidebind.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.