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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.

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LOW COST WEBINARS TO IMPROVE YOUR YOUTH PROGRAM OUTCOMES!

This series of webinars by Larry Robbin is sponsored by the National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC). NYEC is the leading organization for youth workforce programs. The webinars are 90 minutes and packed with new best practice information. The cost for each webinar is $65 per person for the general public and $25 per person for NYEC members. For information about the NYEC and to join go to www.nyec.org. For full descriptions of the webinars and to register go to https://nyec.org/webinars/

For questions about the NYEC or the webinars, send an email to the ED of the NYEC, Thomas Showalter.

February 21, 2019


OPIODS SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT



The opiod crisis has been devastating on so many levels.  This list of resources will give you important information that will be helpful to employers, workforce programs,  partners and families and friends touched by this epidemic.   Click here for the resources.


A NEW HOPE BASED APPROACH INCREASES JOB SEARCH
MOTIVATION IN PEOPLE WITH BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT!

Many of the people we serve lack the hope that employment is possible.  In order to help them, we need to restore hope that employment is possible and beneficial.  This article is about a hope based counseling strategy that achieved success in many areas related to job search and employment.



PROOF THAT HIRING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES INCREASES PROFITS!

The 45 companies described in this report are outstanding in their hiring and inclusion of people with disabilities.  Over the four years of this study, these employers had 28% higher revenue, double the net income and 30% percent higher economic profit margins than companies that did not focus on disability and inclusion.  This is clear proof of the profit advantage that comes with hiring people with disabilities.



FOCUS ON A NEW LARRY ROBBIN TRAINING!
HOW TO TEACH PEOPLE TO THINK LIKE EMPLOYERS
AND GET BETTER JOBS IN LESS TIME!

Very few workforce staff have ever been in the role of a private sector employer responsible for hiring.  As a result, much of what we tell job seekers does not include the important hidden hiring factors that people need to know in order to get job offers.  Find out why what is in the resume and its layout are much less important than another hidden aspect about resumes.  Learn why our mock interviews do not teach people to answer the hidden interview question that determines who gets hired.  Discover the truth about online applications.  Reinvent how you teach job search from the employer's perspective and get more people hired in less time! 



 
SEVEN INTERVIEW BODY LANGUAGE MISTAKES AND
HOW TO AVOID THEM
This easy to read infographic illustrates the most common problems with body language in interviews.  You want to make sure your job seekers don't make these mistakes and miss out on the job offer.  Click here for the article.


NEW WEBSITE RESOURCE ABOUT OLDER FOSTER YOUTH

The Conrad N. Hilton  Foundation has launched  FosterPortwhich is an amazing resource packed website and searchable database exclusively focused on issues and trends that impact older youth in and transitioning out of foster care.  You can search by issue and by specific population.  





MAKING THE EMPLOYER CONNECTION!
WORK WITH EMPLOYERS AND OTHER PARTNERS 
TO BUILD APPRENTICESHIPS

Upskill America is a great initiative at the Aspen Institute headed up by Jaime Fall.  This easy to use guide will help you get started working with employers to create apprenticeship programs.  Even if you have done apprenticeships in the past, this helpful resource will give you some important pointers to make your future apprenticeship efforts much more successful.  




HOW INTROVERTS CAN ACE A JOB INTERVIEW

Being an introvert can definitely be a barrier to employment.  This helpful article and infographic will show you how to help introverts overcome this barrier and ace the interview.  For the article click here.




 
SUBSIDIZED EMPLOYMENT AS A STRATEGY FOR THE
HARD-TO-EMPLOY

Research shows that subsidized jobs can provide short-term income support to individuals with serious barriers to employment while having positive effects on reducing recidivism, increasing child support payments, or reducing reliance on welfare.  Click here for more information from an evaluation of subsidized employment programs. 


 
MILITARY OPPORTUNITY CROSSWALK FOR VETERANS

This useful resource helps veterans translate their military roles into civilian careers.  Click here for the resource.


 
AN EYE OPENING LOOK AT CROSS CULTURAL EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING

This guide to culturally sensitive employment counseling with the Inuit people from Canada will open your eyes to the many ways that common assumptions about career counseling often do not work for people from different cultures.  I found myself having many "aha" moments as I learned how to see the world of work and careers through the eyes of Inuit individuals.   If you are concerned about being culturally sensitive and aware, this is a must read report.




 
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