WIOA Focused Case Studies to be Released in December

Attention dedicated Higher blog readers. As you know, the month of December can be very slow in the employment world.  With all the big holidays, it’s the time of year when employers tend not to hire new staff since most managers take vacation. However, after this year’s summer bulge, you may be left with lots of clients who are eager and ready to enter the workforce.

This is the time of year to get creative and think outside of the box. Have you ever wondered who puts up the decorations at you mall or who helps package all the online orders? Seasonal jobs are one way to ensure continued placement during the holiday season.

Another potentially more sustainable method can be to learn how to tap into federal programs. Higher is planning to release 4 case studies and resource guides over the next 4 weeks. Each study will lend a new perspective on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the programs and resources that are available to refugees.

Higher recognized two case studies from resettlement agencies who already have leveraged these federal resources. These case studies and resource guides will lend an on-the-ground perspective on establishing an employment partnership between refugee agencies and a WIOA program. The final two studies will focus on resources for refugee youth between the ages of 16 and 24 and who are hoping to enter the workforce. Please stay tuned in December for the release of these studies.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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  1. Abdikadir ALI says:

    Thank you very much for always sharing some helpful innovative, encouraging ideas and tips. I am new to the field of Career Development and assisting refugees/immigrants clients find sustainable jobs but I can say with all honesty that I have learned a lot from your resources. keep up the good work

    • Thank you so much for your feedback Abdikakir. We at Higher are always here to support each employment site with any needs you may have. Please let us know some of your successes and challenges. I hope you will continue to check the blog because we have some exciting case studies to release that will hopefully allow refugee agencies to tap into federal programs. Take care.

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