New Research Finds The Internet Perpetuates Job Market Inequality

Recent research finds the internet is giving both employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic. Instead, lower-wage jobs have become “black holes,” with intense competition for positions, while many higher-wage jobs are going to targeted candidates and are open to only limited competition. “In theory,… Read More »

New Study: 29 Million Jobs Pay $35,000 to $75,000 Annually Without Bachelors Degrees

There are 29 million jobs that pay middle-class wages (between $35,000 and $75,000 annually). Nearly 40 percent pay more than $50,000 a year, according to the new study released jointly by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce and Civic Enterprises. The United States invests roughly $1.4 trillion in human capital development each… Read More »

List of Veterans’ Employment and Training Service Program Year 2019 Grant Award Recipients

Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program : 2019 Award Recipients Organization Name State Amount Aletheia House Inc. AL $251,329 St. Francis House AR $159,090 U.S. Veterans Initiative AZ $216,000 Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County Inc. CA $273,758 The Salvation Army, a California corporation CA $445,000 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. CA $350,000 Volunteers of America of… Read More »

DOL Announces $48.1 Million in Grants for Workforce Reintegration of Homeless Veterans

The U.S. Department of Labor announced the awarding of 149 Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants totaling $48.1 million. This funding will provide workforce reintegration services for more than 18,000 homeless veterans. The Department will award funds on a competitive basis to state and local workforce investment boards, local public agencies and nonprofit organizations, tribal… Read More »

San-Quai Lin, Deputy Minister, Taiwan Ministry of Labor Accepts Ealton Nelson International Award

The International Association of Workforce Professionals presented it’s Ealton Nelson International Development Award to San-Quai Lin, Deputy Minister, Taiwan Ministry of Labor. The prestigious Ealton Nelson International Development Award is presented to an individual, group, or chapter who demonstrates outstanding commitment to and achievement in IAWP’s international development. Mr. Lin extended his sincere appreciation to… Read More »

Free Online Communications Training for Workforce Professionals

IAWP is pleased to announce that Janelle Guthrie, Communications Director for the Washington Employment Security Department, will deliver a live online training session on the Workforce Managers Communication Toolkit. Communication is one of the most important skills a manager can develop. Studies show front-line managers are the most trusted, most credible sources of information in… Read More »

New Affordable Online Training Options for Workforce Professionals

Training is an integral part of every Workforce Professionals life. We are pleased to offer you training to enhance your skills and professional development, assist in your everyday work life and educate you about important Workforce topics. Review the training below and choose the training module you are interested in. Contact Terri Pasternik, Training and… Read More »

Board Meetings at Workforce Development Conference

2018-2019 Board Agenda Draft Minutes May 2019 Chapter Development Report International Relations Report District 1 Report New Jersey Chapter Letter Financial Report 2019-2020 Board Governance & Related Agenda Bylaws Mission, Vision and Values 2018-2019 Nominations Position Descriptions (Officers and Directors at Large) Policies Requiring Signature Please sign and deliver at first board meeting Annual Statement… Read More »

Workforce Professional Development Program

The Workforce Professional Development Program (WPDP) supports personal and organizational advancement and is recognized as one of the leading training programs for workforce professionals. Development began in 1986 with a task force representing the International Association of Workforce Professionals (IAWP) and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA). Others assisting included, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Unemployment… Read More »

Becoming A Certified Workforce Professional is Simple and Affordable

Want to expand your career advancement options and provide the best service to your workforce customers? One of the best ways to achieve both is to attain the Certified Workforce Professional (CWP) designation from IAWP. The CWP helps individuals stay abreast of ever-changing laws and regulations, trends in the workforce system, and prepare for the… Read More »