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Issue 44
 


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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BACKGROUND CHECKS - HOW DO THEY WORK?

Background checks in the hiring and employment process are becoming more widespread all the time. Employers not only use them to screen candidates, they may want another updated background check when they decide on promotions. If your employer is bought out by another business, it is not uncommon for the new owner to want to do background checks on all the employees. It is important that workforce development professionals and their job seekers understand how background checks work. Click here for the report .

WHAT ARE YOUR MOST POPULAR TRAINING WORKSHOPS?

Because I offer training on more than 300 topics, thinking about all the workshops I have available can be overwhelming.  People frequently ask about the most in-demand topics.  If you want to see what trainings are at the top of the list in terms of popularity, click here.  You will also see more information about my training and consulting topics on my website.  But keep in mind, this is only the tip of the iceberg of my available trainings.  There are hundreds of other topics to choose from.  If you don't see what you need in this information, please email me about your training needs and I'll let you know if I train on that topic.  If I don't train on it, I will be glad to refer you to a resource that might help you find what you need.  If you contact me in the next month and book my training for some time this year, make sure and mention the newsletter and you will get a 10% discount on my onsite and webinar training!  


HOW TO FIND A JOB IN SOCIAL MEDIA

You may know how to use social media, but do you know how to help people find jobs in the social media field?  This article is filled with practical advice and inside tips about how people get jobs in this fast growing sector of the labor market. Click here for the article.



YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS BEST PRACTICES

This is a huge resource of information about summer youth best practices, but people working in all types of youth workforce programs will find things of interest here.



CONNECTING THE DOTS
EMPLOYERS, ADULT EDUCATION AND
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

This excellent report is for employers, educators in adult education and anyone working at any level in workforce development. It ties together the threads needed from these three entities in order to help students become more employable, help employers find qualified employees and make adult education more relevant to the needs of students and today's labor market. Even if you work with youth or do business services, you will find things of interest in this report.  Click here to read the report.


IS YOUR ORGANIZATION CULTURALLY COMPETENT?

Most workforce organizations are serving more culturally diverse populations all the time. But few organizations are doing the necessary work to make their programs culturally competent. If you want to be more effective in serving culturally diverse populations of job seekers and businesses as well as being more culturally aware as an individual. 




HOW TO HELP JOB SEEKERS FEEL CONFIDENT AFTER A JOB REJECTION

One of the most important, but often over looked attributes of a successful job seeker is the ability to manage rejection. I often say job search is like swimming through the ocean of no to get to the land of yes. I wrote an article on LinkedIn that will be very helpful to you as you work to keep people in job search in spite of rejections.  To see my article on managing rejection, click here.  

LESSONS FROM SUCCESSFUL REENTRY PROGRAMS

This report summarizes observations and findings from a yearlong benchmarking study of the Reentry Employment Opportunities (REO) program and highlights successful REO grantees and their practices in connecting justice-involved youth and adults returning to work, education, and training programs. 




WHY LATERAL MOVES CAN BE GOOD ADVICE
FOR YOUR WORKING CLIENTS

For a long time people saw career moves only in an upward direction. Other ways of moving were frowned upon. Today, the world has changed and many workers now know that progress can be made even when your career veers sideways in the form of a lateral career move. Thinking this way can be really helpful to both you and the people you serve. Click here to learn about the lateral move strategy.


59 USEFUL MOBILE APPS AND ONLINE TOOLS
FOR NONPROFITS

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Your nonprofit can use the apps and tools listed below to significantly improve your web and email communications and your social media campaigns.  Click here for the list of apps.

RESOURCES ON HOMELESSNESS AND EMPLOYMENT

Check out this excellent collection of reports for a wide range of strategies for helping people who are homeless get connected to the labor market.

For information about the training I provide for organizations working with people who are homeless, click here.



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