ERIC Number: ED453383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Connecting the Dots: The Labor Market Information View of Workforce Development. Essays for the Practitioner.
Froeschle, Richard, Ed.
This monograph is comprised of 12 essays related to the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA), each of which serves as a generic primer on a topic relevant to work force development staff and researchers nationwide. The essays are "Learning the Language of LMI (Labor Market Information): Basic Labor Market Information Terms and Concepts" (Richard Froeschle); "The Impact of Globalization: The Effects of Global Capitalism on the Domestic Labor Market" (Richard Froeschle, Paul Covey); "Converging Paradigms: The Worlds of Work and Education" (Marc Anderberg, Dan Bristow); "Using Labor Market Intelligence To Guide Strategic Planning: Creating an Effective Labor Market Plan under the WIA" (Richard Froeschle, Marc Anderberg); "Where Are the Jobs? Using LMI To Identify and Target Key Regional Employers" (Richard Froeschle, Mark Hughes); "Using 'Local Wisdom' in Regional Planning: Data-Driven Planning at the Substate Level" (Marc Anderberg et al.); "Getting Started: Creating Momentum for a Targeted Labor Market Approach. Building a Local Consensus and Gathering Appropriate Data" (Robert McPherson, Richard Froeschle); "The Other Customer: Productivity-Enhancing Services for Employers. Strategies To Help Employers Address Human Resources Challenges" (Richard Froeschle); "Motivating and Placing Hard-To-Serve Clients: Teaching Clients about the Labor Market, the Value of Work, and the Need To Take Charge of Their Own Careers" (Michal Rosenberger, Richard Froeschle); "Closing the Loop: Using Follow-Up Data for Program Accountability" (Marc Anderberg); "Case for Career Majors: Using Career Majors To Bridge the Occupational Communication Gap" (Richard Froeschle); and "Using Employer Surveys in Labor Market Planning: When and How To Conduct Surveys for Local Workforce Development Programs" (Richard Froeschle). (YLB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Career Education, Career Information Systems, Definitions, Education Work Relationship, Employer Attitudes, Employment Projections, Global Approach, Information Utilization, Job Search Methods, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Motivation, Occupational Information, Program Development, Program Improvement, Regional Planning, Strategic Planning, Surveys, Welfare Reform
Texas Workforce Commission, Career Development Resources, 9001 North Interstate 35, Suite 103B, Austin, TX 78753-5233 ($10). Tel: 800-822-PLAN (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.soicc.state.tx.us.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Workforce Commission, Austin. Career Development Resources.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Workforce Investment Act 1998