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Show-Me-Careers Bulletin

Show-Me-Careers Project Update


Business Engagement Webinar 

Last week Project Director, Oliver Burnette, was asked to share on behalf of Show-Me-Careers at the monthly Partnerships in Employment network meeting. He highlighted some of the projects innovative approaches to engaging the business community in the topic of transition to employment. You can listen to Oliver's presentation as well as that by a representative from the state of Alaska by clicking HERE.  



Events & Trainings


Online Discussion Forum: Help assist employers in creating a diverse workforce by participating in an online dialogue. Register HERE


Webinar: Cross-agency approaches to customized employment and blended and braided funding from the Lead Center. Check it out!


Webinar: Affirmative Action Regulations webinar series by the U.S. Business Leadership Network is now open for registrations. Register HERE


 

 

 


 Spotlight On: 


Take a moment to meet the Missouri Division of Workforce Development
 
We asked each of the organizations that make up the Show-Me-Careers Consortium Leadership to share some information about their agencies.  As you will see below, the Missouri Division of Workforce Development  (DWD) offers an incredible array of resources that supports all citizens, including those with disabilities, in their career development.  The Division of Workforce Development is working to facilitate the inclusion of Career Center representatives on Show-Me-Career Pilot Community teams and encourage local partnerships that benefit youth with disabilities in their transition from school to community employment. 
 
The Missouri DWD supports 34 Missouri Career Centers throughout the state in cooperation with 14 Local Workforce Investment Boards that contract with local community providers for many of the workforce services that are offered.  Staff in each region serve a variety of customers with a wide range of needs.  A number of state and community resources are accessed by staff for their customers--many of whom have lost their jobs and are trying to identify job leads that their skills and experience qualify them for.  Still others are trying to find employment after being out of the labor market.  The Career Center staff actively seek to identify additional resources that can be utilized by its customers. Read More
 
 

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