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Workforce Development Specialists are responsible for executing employment programs for their clients. Duties often seen on a Workforce Development Specialist resume example are interviewing clients, monitoring business operations, determining client eligibility for employment programs, maintaining case management records, and processing applications. Based on our collection of resumes in the area, essential job qualifications are human resources expertise, organizational skills, effective communication, computer competences, and decision making. Training in business administration and human resources is required.

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1

Workforce Development Specialist

  • Worked in collaboration with the Lake County Workforce Development to provide seamless services to persons.
  • Reached out to multiple employers in the community to learn about their business and career opportunities.
  • Provided workshops for employers and employees on customized employment, financial literacy and relieving stress in the work area.
  • Developed jobs though analyzing and understanding the skills, knowledge and ability of my customers and employer needs.
  • Assisted customers with mobility training by using public transportation.
  • Prepared monthly reporting on services provided to customers and number of customers that were serviced that month.
  • Networked with other social service agencies to learn about their services and resources and create partnerships.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Administration
Communication
2

Workforce Development Specialist

  • Provide vocational education and guidance to assist individuals in understanding and overcoming barriers to employment.
  • Collect, organize, and analyze information about individuals through records, tests, interviews, and professional sources to appraise their interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personality characteristics for vocational and educational planning.
  • Facilitates group/individual orientation sessions and explains requirements for participation in agency sponsored programs
  • Participate as part of a team to determine the clients suitability for participation in programs and determines eligibility and priority for service ensuring compliance with regulations and agency policies and procedures.
  • Deliver workforce development services to participants in accordance with the agency's policies and procedures including the case management system, job search techniques, and other training activities
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communication
3

Workforce Development Specialist/compliance Manager

  • Maintain case files and regularly contact clients to assess their needs on a case by case basis, hold the largest caseload in the program with no findings on any state/federal audits
  • Monitor client progress to identify their employment barriers, assist with employment and educational needs including steady contact with educational institutions to learn of the available programs
  • Follow Workforce Investment Act (WIA/WIOA) standards on the federal and state levels
  • Communicate with local employers to assess their hiring needs and put them in contact with resources and caseload candidates who fit the need
  • Facilitate employment/self-sufficiency classes to groups that are in need or at risk including veterans, dislocated workers,disabled workers, and offenders reentering the workforce
  • Oversee and monitor files of staff programwide to ensure proper protocol is followed to keep in compliance with state/federal program policies
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English / Journalism And Communications
4

Workforce Development Specialist I

  • Instructs the Reemployment Assessment Orientation grant program assessing the abilities of jobseekers to match with the employers needs
  • Case manages 60 jobseekers a month utilizing Individual Employment Plans (IEPs)
  • Relentless assistance and support of customers employment goals results
  • Processes benefits, assists with filing unemployment claims, federal claims, and interstate claims, verifies eligibility for benefits, assists with appeal process, and creates issues on claims when requirements are not met
  • Provides job seeker services such as: writing resumes, conducting interview classes, administering referrals, and soft transfers to sister agencies
  • Transfers and instills knowledge of labor market information (LMI), state policies and procedures regarding job searches and eligibility to customers
  • Networks with employers to match jobseekers which greatly enhances employers organizational needs
  • Serves on Jobseekers services team to find new and innovative strategies to assist with customers employment needs
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
Voc
Vocational Degree
5

Workforce Development Specialist II

  • Responds to routine questions from job seekers and employers concerns and inquiries relating to work, family issues, labor market trends and unemployment insurance benefits.
  • Updates work applications, reviews occupational codes, records complete work history, education and other skills.
  • Refers and places qualified claimants to job postings and provides other job search assistance.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
6

Workforce Development Specialist

  • Call on employers and assist them in creating Focus Talent accounts and posting and filling job orders.
  • Inform employers of all programs available to assist in hiring needs to include On the Job Training (OJT), Work Experience, Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), etc.
  • Job development for job seekers.
  • Participate in both onsite and offsite job fairs and hiring events.
  • Follow up with employers to see if hiring needs were met.
  • Assist job seekers in making career decisions regarding occupational skills training, employment, on the job training, and internships.
  • Develop and teach workshops. (Resume Writing, Interviewing, Employability Skills)
  • Attend Rapid Responses to assist employer in the lay-off process and to inform affected employees of employment opportunities in the area.
  • Work with community partners to seek job applicants.
  • Maintain a positive, high energy attitude.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Business Administration
Secondary Education

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