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Issue 38
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HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL WITH THE HARD CORE HARD-TO-EMPLOY!


Larry Robbin Training Topics

Larry trains on more than 300 topics. This list 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.

Larry Robbin presenting at a conference.

(Above) Larry Robbin presenting the training, You Can Be a Change Agent! How to Increase Employment Motivation in the Hard-to-Employ! for the Humboldt County Workforce Development Board and their community partners.







WHAT HIRING MANAGERS WANT FROM ENTRY LEVEL WORKERS

This report is a must read for anyone working with youth or adult entry level workers.  It compiles very important information from over 500 people in human resources working for a wide range of employers.  This will change the way you prepare people for entry level work.

For information about the low cost webinar I offer on job readiness for organizations serving youth and/or adults, email me.

To see the report, click here.

FOUR PROGRAMS THAT ARE SUCCESSFUL WITH THE HARD-TO-EMPLOY

This detailed report highlights four workforce programs that have achieved good outcomes with the hard-to-employ. There are a lot of important lessons in this report.


HOW CAN YOU SUSTAIN YOUR PROJECT
AFTER THE GRANT FUNDING HAS ENDED?



A primary concern for any grant-funded programming is what will happen when the grant ends and that funding is no longer available. To ensure that you can continue to serve your communities, the  Four Pillars Model   (Internal Support, Marketing and Outreach, Partnership Development, and Resource Development) provides an effective strategy for sustainability.


DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE BEST PRACTICES

This brief contains quick read fact sheets on some innovative ideas that are improving the hiring of people with disabilities in America's Job Centers and other programs. The Reverse Job Fair fact sheet is something that can be done with all types of job seekers and programs.



DO YOU WANT TOOLS AND RESOURCES
TO HELP YOU BE MORE EFFECTIVE WITH EMPLOYERS?

Management and staff that are concerned about improving work with businesses  should check out this information packed website.



HIGHLIGHTS FROM YOUTH CAREER CONNECT CONFERENCE

As you read this summary of the conference, you can click on the titles of the workshops and it will take you to the materials used in that workshop. 



WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT APPRENTICESHIPS

This report outlines in an easy to read and understand format the five essential aspects of apprenticeship.


DEALING WITH THE BAD BOSS



The world of work is filled with some great bosses, ok bosses and terrible bosses.  We need to help people learn how to cope with the bad boss as part of our job readiness work and post-employment counseling.  If you have a bad boss, this article might be helpful to you too!  


GUIDE TO IMMIGRANT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

If you work with immigrants and want to improve their economic well being, make sure you read this report.  It has best practices, strategies and information about successful programs.



REPORT ON REENTRY
PRISON TO PROPRIETOR

Entrepreneurship is an important pathway for reentry employment, but it is not widely used in workforce development.  This report has information about some successful models for entrepreneurship for people in reentry.  If you are not including this option in your reentry program, you should consider doing it or developing partnerships with organizations that can be of help.




TRAUMA AND PTSD



Post-traumatic stress disorder is one form of trauma that is widespread in populations served by the workforce system.  While it is common for people to associate veterans with PTSD, it also has an impact on many populations of youth, people in reentry, people who are homeless, survivors of domestic violence and their children, many people with disabilities and other populations.




WHAT CAN ORGANIZATIONS DO TO MAKE THEIR
WORKPLACES HEALTHY FROM A MENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVE?



Many employers (including workforce development organizations) could be doing a lot more to make their workplaces healthier places to work. This website and the newsletter Good Company that you can subscribe to on the site are filled with helpful tips to make workplaces better places to work.

For information about the management consultation session I provide onsite, by telephone or webinar titled  WORKFORCE WORKPLACE WELLNESS STRATEGIES!  HOW TO REDUCE STRESS AND BURNOUT IN YOUR WORKFORCE ORGANIZATION! email me at larry@larryrobbin.com


MANAGEMENT CORNER
HOW DO YOU MAP A SYSTEM?

People often talk about wanting to know all the partners and connecting the dots between them to improve outcomes.  But how do you go about mapping a system? Mapping can help you identify gaps, potential partners and opportunities for systems change and much more.  This helpful guide will show you how to map a system.




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