There is an abundance of unemployed Americans, yet employers across the country report that they struggle to find qualified workers to fill the current job openings. Workforce development professionals help connect employers with jobseekers, and jobseekers with training resources. For those who are avidly searching for a job, these Workforce Development professionals can assist in resume building, interview skills, typing tests and connections to resources. For businesses looking for potential employees, services may include pre-apprenticeships, skills testing, and on-the-job training! Workforce Development professionals may not be the ONLY key to our economy, but they do play a huge part.
If you know a Workforce Development professional, give them extra kudos this month!