Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council, Inc.
Worthington CareerForce Center
318 9th St, Nobles County Government Ctr, Worthington, MN, 56187-2382
Distance: 966 Miles
Employment preparation and career training program that provides experience or vocational education for the work associated with a certain type of job
This program helps workers get back to work as quickly as possible after a lay off. If you have been laid off (or notified that a lay-off is coming) through no fault of your own, these free services prepare you to find a suitable new job.
* Layoff/job loss counseling
* Career planning and counseling
* Job search and placement
* Counselor-approved training
* Adult education and literacy
* Occupational skills training
* Other support services
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Nobles and Rock counties
|Toll Free||(888) 234-3708|
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ND-2000.3480Job Retraining Definition
Programs that provide training that is designed to enable employees to perform a job that their previous training has not equipped them for or to adapt to changes in the workplace. Retraining may be needed when new methods or equipment are introduced or when jobs for which employees have trained are phased out. It may also be provided by employers or governments for employees who have been laid off and are no longer able to find employment using the skills they already possess. The need for retraining may arise because of a decline in a particular industry sector or because of rapid technological change.
ND-3500Job Finding Assistance Definition
Programs that help people identify and secure paid employment opportunities that match their aptitude, qualifications, experience and interests.
ND-6500.1860Displaced Worker Employment Programs Definition
Programs that provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job search, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other supportive services for individuals who are unable to continue in a particular job, industry or profession because the needs of society have changed and the person's skills are no longer required. Included are services for people who have been permanently laid off because of plant closings, outsourcing of jobs to other countries, reductions in the work force, declines in business activities and other factors in situations where reemployment within their industry is unlikely.
ND-6500.9600WIOA Programs Definition
Programs funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 that provide work-readiness training for youth age 14 through 24 from low-income households or are at risk of dropping out of school; and adults age 18 and older who are low-income and/or receiving public assistance and are unemployed. The goal is to prepare youth for high school graduation, post-secondary education and, ultimately, a career. Specific components of the WIA program may focus on special populations with unique employment problems including Native Americans, veterans, migrant and seasonal farm workers, dislocated workers and people who are homeless.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YL-3500.1910Displaced Workers Definition
Individuals who are unable to continue in a particular job, industry or profession because the needs of society have changed and the person's skills are no longer required.