President Biden proclaimed January as “National Human Trafficking Prevention Month,” reaffirming his administration’s commitment to protect and empower survivors of all forms of human trafficking, prosecute traffickers, and bring an end to human trafficking in the United States and around the world.Continue reading “Human Trafficking”
Work Base Learning Program (WBL)
Workforce Solutions offers the Work Base Learning program for in-school and out-of-school youth between the ages of 16-24. The program is for young adults with challenges and who need help obtaining work experience. The program provides students with opportunities to learn technical, academic, and employability skills by working in a real-work environment. You may ask yourself, what qualifies as a challenge?Continue reading “Work Base Learning Program (WBL)”
Is There Such a Thing as an Overqualified Worker?
You’ve probably heard it yourself or from someone else: “you’re overqualified for the job.” For this reason, people who have put time, money, and effort into becoming top professionals in their industries are turned down from jobs. The qualities they believed would help them advance in their fields are the exact ones keeping them from getting the job. But what exactly does it implyContinue reading “Is There Such a Thing as an Overqualified Worker?”
From an Employer’s Perspective.
With the rise and popularity of social media usage, employers have also joined in and have taken a new approach to use social media to screen job applicants. This approach gives employers the autonomy to find what prospective applicants are doing, thinking, and feeling based solely on their social media platforms.