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States Report Progress in Meeting Youth Program Requirements Under WIOA

States Report Progress in Meeting Youth Program Requirements Under WIOA

Approximately 4.6 million youth ages 16 to 24 were neither in school nor employed in 2016. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity (WIOA), enacted in July 2014, provides, in part, grants to states and local areas to assist youth—particularly out-of-school youth—in accessing employment, education, and training services. It also emphasizes the provision of work experiences to in and out-of-school youth. The …

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Print Your IAWP Membership Card in Three Easy Steps

Print Your IAWP Membership Card in Three Easy Steps

Thank you for your membership in the International Association of Workforce Professionals.  Your personalized membership card is available through the IAWP membership site. Here are the three steps (with examples) on how to print your custom membership card. 1. Login to your member profile here.*  2. Upload your photo by clicking on the box "photo not available." 3. After you …

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Grant Axtell Delivers Important Message Upon Accepting IAWP Presidency

Grant Axtell Delivers Important Message Upon Accepting IAWP Presidency

Grant Axtell (pictured above), delivered the following speech upon accepting the position of President of the International Association of Workforce Professionals.  The presentation occurred last week, during the 105th Workforce Development Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. Hello.  My Name is Change. Okay, not really.  My name is Grant Axtell and I am proud to stand in front of you as your …

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Making Onboarding Work

Making Onboarding Work

Think about your first 90 days in your role. Remember the anticipation, the ambition and dedication you felt. Who greeted you at the door? How did you learn about the company’s products and business model? When did you meet your teammates? Did you fill out benefit forms, tax forms, and review the handbook? What kind of training was offered to …

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