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Apprenticeship Programs: Creating Wage-Earning Opportunities and Sustainable Careers

Read about the National Apprenticeship Week from the USDOL, Geographic Solutions' apprenticeship program, and the Apprenticeship Module available for case management.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Highlights the Importance of Accessibility and Inclusion in the COVID Age

National Disability Employment Awareness Month brings focus to the proliferation of accessible practices due to the global pandemic.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Unemployment and PUA Claims
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Local coalition of software CEOs donates large sum to kids' chairty to help fight systemic poverty and promote career-readiness in young people.

Nebraska Department of Labor works tirelessly to help claimants receive the funds they need amidst record high unemployment claims.

Nebraska Department of Labor works tirelessly to help claimants receive the funds they need amidst record high unemployment claims.

Creating Awareness for Digital Accessibility

As a company, we are committed to ensuring our software is universally accessible.

What you need to know about the CARES Act

A recent piece of federal legislation called the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act aims to provide relief for those who are temporarily out of work due to furloughs and layoffs.

How Geographic Solutions responding to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Paint by Cluster: How Career Clusters Became More Visually Appealing, and Their Role in Education's Future

Did you know that there are 16 career clusters and 79 career pathways that help students of all ages navigate their way to success in their college and career journeys?

Thank you to all veterans, past, present, and future.

On Veterans Day, we're taking a moment to recognize all veterans, past, present, and future, and thank them for their service.

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In June, the U.S. Department of Labor announced their highly-anticipated plans to expand apprenticeships in the United States, establishing a process for the development of high-quality, industry-recognized programs, and creating a new system that will pave the way for educational institutions to receive grants when they partner with employers.

Filling in the Gaps: How Workforce Agencies are Using Alison.com to Fundamentally Change Skills-Based Training

In the United States, hundreds of workforce agency administrators have used Alison.com to develop suites of freely-accessible online courses, forming educational cornerstones key to federally-funded government programs.

Skills-based workforce development: building careers pathways to real-world jobs.

In education and workforce development, the consensus is that there is a shift happening towards skills-based training and career pathways models.

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It’s time to consider every workforce agency’s greatest asset – the team at the front line. Nurturing, developing, and boosting emotional intelligence (EI) in these crucial positions will change the way you see business, forever.

Painting it Gold: Mining Data from the PIRL to Make Informed Decisions

Did you know that there are 488 data fields in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act’s (WIOA) Participant Individual Record Layout (PIRL)? FutureWork Systems' Geoff Smith discusses how you can mine gold from these fields to make informed data decisions.

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While parts of the country are still locked in the throes of winter, we’re already dreaming of warmer temperatures in the seasonable summer climate of coastal California.

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Presidents' Day is a chance to reflect on how a few commanders-in-chief left noteworthy marks on the workforce during their tenures in office.

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Guest author Larry Robbin discusses four strategies that your workforce program can start using today to improve job seeker motivation.

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The 16th Annual Workforce Technology Conference takes place June 18-21, 2019, in Monterey, California.

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At 2018's Tampa Bay Tech Awards, Geographic Solutions received the Technology Project of the Year Award for the development and launch of Employ Florida's Disaster Recovery Jobs Portal.

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North Carolina veterans now have new tools available to help them find jobs.

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Geographic Solutions joins top tech companies in Tampa Bay as named finalists for Technology Project of the year.

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Geographic Solutions, in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, recently launched Career Solutions, a redesigned website that features a fresh new look and enhanced customization options for students.

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Résumés That Rock

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