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WorkforceGPS Newsletter

July 2021

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New Possibilities, New Ways of Providing Services

newsletter-career-counseling.jpgThere is a great deal of change happening in the world of work these days. Many people have returned to a physical workplace after months of working remotely. Others have continued working from home as employers and employees explore a more flexible approach to getting the work done. And then there are those individuals who have decided to pursue new careers and opportunities that give them more flexibility and a change of priorities.

This change is true not only for the general public, but for the publicly-funded workforce system. Many of you have returned to work in your state’s American Job Centers, while others continue to provide customers assistance via virtual services and/or by appointment.

Whatever the case may be, the public workforce system has a great deal to offer job seekers and employers with good career counseling services, products, and tools as well as reliable labor market information that will assist in making informed decisions—whether it be a new career, a good job description to attract solid candidates or wage and salary information that are based on verified data.

During the month of July, WorkforceGPS will be highlighting career counseling services and products that will help you provide assistance to job seekers and employers. If you have a new or exciting approach you’d like to share with your colleagues, we’d love to hear from you. Just send us an email at support@workforcegps.org.

Available Now: The Second Quarterly Issue of the Research and Evaluation Notes, on the EvalHub!

Newsletter-Image-desk-internetLooking for a quick recap on recent evaluations and research about workforce development programs? We prepared it just for you! The Research and Evaluation Notes (R&E Notes) includes recently posted resources, such as the implementation study of the WIOA programs, evidence on effective remote service delivery strategies, and findings from the Youth CareerConnect evaluation. Find this latest addition in the related content section of the R&E Notes page in the EvalHub.

Sector Strategy How-to Guide

newsletter image-women-internetThe DOL YouthBuild Office has released the Sector Strategy How-to Guide, which aims to support YouthBuild grantees with using a sector strategy approach for career pathway development. The guide introduces key concepts of a sector strategy and provides six (6) resources, referred to as “Topics in Brief,” that programs can integrate in their career pathway design process. The guide also includes five (5) Industry Spotlights to support with industry sector research and labor market analysis.




April 04, 2022

State Apprenticeship Expansion Promising Practices - 2020


June 30, 2021

Industry Spotlights


June 22, 2021

Promising Practices from Workforce Innovation Fund Projects


June 03, 2021

Quick Reference Guides: Serving Returning Citizens with Disabilities


April 22, 2022

Green Buildings Career Map


June 29, 2021

Strategies for Practitioners Serving Youth and Young Adults Remotely




July 08, 2021

CAREER National Dislocated Worker Grants Prospective Applicant Webinar


July 29, 2021

Credentials: What they are, where to find them, and what counts for performance



June 23, 2021

A Deep Dive of the 4Cs of a Monitoring Report

June 22, 2021

Assessing and Developing the Soft Skills of Today's Workforce

June 15, 2021

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Reversion 2021 Benefits and Services

June 15, 2021

A Path Forward - Together

June 10, 2021

Building Partnerships with State Monitor Advocates to Increase Access to Care for Ag Worker Families

June 10, 2021

Using Research and Evaluation to Improve Workforce and Education Programs

June 10, 2021

Second Chance Hiring for Manufacturers

June 09, 2021

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Reversion 2021 Group Eligibility

June 08, 2021

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Reversion 2021 Operating Instructions Walkthrough

June 03, 2021

Let's Chat: What Counts Towards the WIOA Youth Program's Work Experience Expenditure Requirement?

June 02, 2021

Effective and Efficient Monitoring Practices and Review Wrap-Up

June 01, 2021

Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Grants Round 3 Prospective Applicant

Thank You!


The WorkforceGPS Team
Helping You Navigate to Success Today

U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration