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The resources, tools, updates and links on this page are intended to assist the nation’s workforce professionals in serving the needs of workers and business.

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June 12 Update on Innovative Practices, Resources, and Tools ...

Pennsylvania's Methodology for Defining High Priority Occupations
Pennsylvania has developed a three-step process to define High Priority Occupations: 1) Industry Cluster Analysis, 2) Occupational Data Analysis,3) Expert Input and Regional Factors to project emerging trends.

Seeds of Workforce Change in South Central Wisconsin - Innovation in Action
The South Central Wisconsin WIB has taken a unique leadership role in promoting and implementing a regional strategy for economic and workforce development. This Innovation in Action describes local solutions to improve worker skills, productivity, economic development and long-term planning.

Power of Information: Using Data to Create and Refine Your Economic Development Strategy
This quarterly journal from Economic Development America offers a series of articles and resources for economic developers to find data and better use it for their endeavors

Building an Industry Partnership
Step-by-step guide to building a sectoral strategy or industry partnership published by Workforce Learning Strategies.

Closing the Immigrant Skills Gap
A National Association of Manufacturers report that explores the issue of connecting immigrants to the workforce and summarizes employer responses about this group’s critical skill needs and current solutions.

Robotics Academy and Precision Manufacturing Career Exploration Program
The Robotics Academy and Precision Manufacturing Career Exploration Programs, a partnership developed in Washington County, Minnesota, that is designed to intrigue and inform high school students about manufacturing careers and to build related curriculum.

Effectiveness of Public Training Programs for Incumbent Workers
Short Upjohn Institute article about the effectiveness of incumbent worker training that offers state incumbent worker investment and results data and features the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund.

Transforming One-Stop Service Delivery Strategies: A Dialogue with Goodwill One-Stops (Recorded Version)
As Employment and Training Administration advances the premise that the role of the public workforce system is to lead talent development strategies that support regional economic growth and competitiveness, it is examining how this changes every level of the system. The purpose of this Webinar is to share some of ETA's recent efforts to drive transformation to on-the-ground service delivery in One-Stop Career Centers. ETA is also interested in creating a dialogue with Goodwill One-Stop operators and front-line staff about current service delivery strategies, including potential challenges to transformation, as well as opportunities for implementation.

Created: March 27, 2004
Updated: September 02, 2008