Larry Robbin Training Topics
Larry trains on more than 300 topics.
features some of the most requested workshops. Click here for the list of training topics. If you do not see what you need, please contact Larry to see if he trains on that subject. Larry trains onsite, by telephone or by webinar.
WHAT ARE THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE WORKFORCE PROGRAMS?
What do highly effective workforce programs have in common? What workforce programs are putting these best practices into action? What can you learn from the way these exemplary workforce organizations do business?
ARE YOU USING NUDGES TO INCREASE
PROGRAM PARTICIPATION WITH THE HARD-TO-EMPLOY?
Are you frustrated trying to get people to show up for meetings and activities and take advantage of what your program has to offer? This report can help you understand how to get more people to become involved with your services. The Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency (BIAS) project was the first major test of behavioral science interventions in human services programs. The team launched 15 tests of behavioral interventions, involving close to 100,000 clients in eight of the participating agencies. Each site saw at least one significant, low-cost impact for its clients. The final report from the project included commentaries by eight experts in the field reflecting on the meaning of the BIAS results and the lessons for the future.
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FREE TOOL TO HELP YOU GET A BETTER DATA COLLECTION SYSTEM!
We know that all too common frustration with poorly selected or implemented client data systems - and Making Wise Decisions is a free and robust toolkit to help organizations get through this process, from start-to-implementation. You will see that you can take a quiz to help identify the type of system that will fit your organization, and a team-based workbook supported by fill-in, ready-to-use templates. No marketing for a particular system, just solid tools built by a pair evaluation experts.
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ARE YOU USING THE FULL DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION TOOLKIT?
This resource is packed with helpful information for employers, disability employment programs and people with disabilities. It covers a wide range of topics in an easily accessible format to help improve the employment outcomes of people with disabilities.
DO YOU HAVE ALL THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO BE
SUCCESSFUL WITH ON-THE-JOB TRAINING?
If you are involved with marketing OJT to employers, check out this valuable resource. It includes checklists, frequently asked questions, sample training plans and much more!
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DO YOU KNOW HOW TO HELP WOMEN ACCESS GOOD MIDDLE SKILL JOBS?
This report addresses women's access to well-paid, growing, middle-skill jobs (jobs that do not require a bachelor's degree). It documents sex segregation in middle-skill jobs, and discusses how gender integration of good jobs could both reduce skill-shortages and improve women's economic security. The report focuses on middle-skilled "target" occupations in manufacturing, information technology, and transportation, distribution, and logistics that have high projected job openings and that typically employ few women.
WHAT QUESTIONS NEED TO ANSWERED TO
MOVE APPRENTICESHIPS FORWARD?
In today's hyper-partisan political climate, there are not many areas for agreement between Republicans and Democrats. Apprenticeship is shaping up to be one of them. Within that "big tent" of apprenticeship supporters, however, there are competing and sometimes conflicting visions for its future. Dramatically growing apprenticeship in the U.S. also means confronting potentially fractious issues about where apprenticeship goes forward from here. For more information about important apprenticeship questions, click here.
THE LACK OF DIVERSITY IN THE TECH SECTOR
This comprehensive report examines the problem of the lack of diversity in the tech sector from a number of perspectives. It is important reading for organizations that are preparing people for jobs in tech as well as for employment counselors that may be talking with people about their future in tech careers.
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DO YOU AND YOUR JOB SEEKERS KNOW THE 15 STEPS
TO FOLLOWING UP AFTER MEETING SOMEONE AS YOU NETWORK?
We often talk with job seekers about the importance of networking. But, we rarely talk about how to follow up with people you meet as a result of networking. This article provides a list of helpful hints about how to turn a networking contact into a real connection that can help people in their job search.
To see the list of 15 follow up steps to networking, click here.
WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED FROM
40 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WITH SUBSIDIZED JOBS?
Subsidized employment is a promising strategy for boosting incomes and improving labor market outcomes and well-being, especially for disadvantaged workers. This report presents findings from an extensive review of evaluated or promising subsidized employment programs and models spanning four decades that target populations with serious or multiple barriers to employment in the United States.
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REENTRY RETENTION FORUM
What individual or market factors predict job retention or loss in the reentry population? What strategies are effective with individuals at high risk of unstable employment? What role can employers, job specialists, and others play in supporting stable employment? The Offender Workforce Development Division of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) conceptualized the Offender Employment Retention initiative to address these questions.
ARE YOU LETTING THE EMAIL ZOMBIES EAT UP YOUR WORK DAY?
People in workforce development are besieged by an overwhelming number of emails. This article has some very helpful hints about how you can avoid having emails eat up your work day.
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WHAT ARE THE MOST IN DEMAND TRAINING TOPICS?
I train on hundreds of topics. Here are a few that are in the most demand lately.
- Jails to Jobs! How to Help Adults and Youth in Reentry Get Hired!
- The Barrier Buster! New, Better and Faster Ways to Eliminate Barriers to Employment!
- Soft Skills are Success Skills! Innovative Ways to Teach Them!
- Don't Think I - Think We! Don't Think Program - Think System! How to Build Better Partnerships and Be a Better Partner!
- Trauma! The Most Powerful Hidden Barrier to Employment! What You Can Do To Help People Heal!
WHAT ARE THE BEST PROMISING PRACTICES
IN WORK BASED LEARNING FOR YOUTH?
This paper examines four different youth work-based learning strategies, each targeting different youth populations and industry sectors, and identifies key elements of these programs' success and the challenges each has needed to address.
A CEO'S PERSPECTIVE ON WHAT IT TAKES
FOR PEOPLE TO ADVANCE ON THE JOB
What goes on behind the closed management doors as people in management positions determine who to retain, who to lay off and who to advance? This revealing article will help you and your job seekers get an inside look at these important conversations.
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