Your carefully crafted job posting has been posted for weeks, even months. Resumes flood in, yet none meet even the most basic requirements. What gives?! You are searching online for talent that doesn’t exist online. To stay ahead of the recruiting curve, you need to connect to the source of all skilled, licensed and credentialed talent: community and technical colleges!
The gathering this week in DC of the US workforce system’s key stakeholders, at the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) Forum, provided a venue for sharing best practices and stoking innovative thinking around how to strengthen businesses and communities through building a stronger more skilled workforce. Through more than 50 workshops and a variety … Read more
We’ve brought on over 10,000 new candidates since our last major update in November 2016, and got tons of feedback from job seekers like you on what works and what doesn’t. So, we made the following updates.
Last month, we sponsored the 24th annual American Association of Community College’s Workforce Development Institute, in Newport Beach, CA. The theme of “Inspiring Innovation.” The AACC had the “inspiring” part down – WorkAmerica was left to handle the “innovation.”
Jefferson State and WorkAmerica announce new partnership to help connect education to employment for CTE students and graduates Strategic partnership formed to support job placement efforts and increase data collection and transparency around placement outcomes. Birmingham, Alabama – Jefferson State Community College, one of Alabama’s largest community colleges serving over 12,000 students each year across … Read more
We’re always improving our platform to get you hired faster. This week, we released some massive updates that you should know about, since they impact your profile and give you a greater chance of getting recruited successfully. Easier to use profile layout– We completely redesigned the layout More detailed credentials and education– we now ask … Read more
Finding the right employment is a lot of work. You have to hunt through job postings, customize your resume, send out applications, follow up with emails and phone calls, and the chances of getting an interview are slim. We looked at that whole tiresome process, and thought to ourselves “shouldn’t this be the other way … Read more
We want to gather all the best job seekers in one place, to make it easy for employers to contact and hire you. To do that, we’ve partnered with reputable training centers all across the country- from community colleges to technical schools and non-profit training centers and more. Here’s just a sample of our school … Read more
This post originally appeared on edtechdigest.com, see the whole post here: https://edtechdigest.wordpress.com/2016/09/22/youre-hired/ GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Colonnese Employers commonly complain about the lack of skilled workers, particularly in manufacturing. But what if companies are looking in the wrong place? To solve the skills gap, we have to fix how employers search for candidates, and how … Read more
Today, WorkAmerica is proud to officially announce that we are part of Michelson Runway’s inaugural cohort! Michelson Runway is the world’s first accelerator dedicated to supporting innovations in both higher education as well as career training. Higher education has the capacity to change the world. Innovative ideas and the great teams behind them can make this … Read more