The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which amends the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) through 2020, was signed by President Obama on July 22, 2014. In response to this, the U.S. Department of Labor issued Training and Employment Notice No. 05-14. Additional Information: Read the Act U.S. Department of Labor WIOA Webpage WIOA Performance Measures
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Notice of Proposed Plan Modifications Available for Public Comment Comments are not enabled below, however, questions regarding the Plan should be directed to John H. Thurman, Chief Executive Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nevadaworks 2012-2013 Northern Nevada Workforce Area Annual Report
Nevadaworks Local Plan has been approved… Local Plan 2012 Local Plan 2012 – Attachment 1 of 4 Local Plan 2012 – Attachment 2 of 4 Local Plan 2012 – Attachment 3 of 4 Local Plan 2012 – Attachment 4 of 4
The Nevadaworks Local Elected Officials appointed John Thurman as CEO of Nevadaworks as of October 8, 2012. John has been acting as Interim CEO since January 8, 2012. He has been with Nevadaworks since 2006 as Program Manager and has a total of over 9 years’ experience in Workforce Development.
Colliers International produced this excellent video, Why I Love Reno. Great work! Enjoy…
The Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation has created a new service for Nevada businesses, www.SilverStateWorks.com. This is a great resource for employers looking for help navigating the workforce system. Employers looking to hire new employees can receive valuable incentives through Silver State Works. For more information, go to www.SilverStateWorks.com or call 775-284-7566 in Northern […]
Are you interested in nursing or in the ever-expanding industry of healthcare? A great new site www.nursing-school-degrees.com is live and a great source of information. Whether you are looking for traditional brick and mortar nursing programs or online programs, this site has the information you need to start a new career. Job Outlook, salary information, career direction […]
Here is a very helpful article found on msn.com about interviewing the interviewer. This is a critical skill that can often make or break an interview. Tell us what you think. What are some questions that you have found helpful in past interviews?
It is no secret that employers these days have the advantage in interview rooms. With 13 plus % unemployment in Nevada there are no shortages of applicants for open positions.. Yet in our conversations with these employers it is evident that there are certain applicants that stand out far above the rest, even when education […]
WACA (Western Apprenticeship Coordinators Association) is an agency that recruits adults for several trade organizations in Northern Nevada. WACA represents ten different trade organizations: carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, NV Energy utility workers, operating engineers, painting, drywall and floor covering workers, plasterers and cement masons, plumbers and pipefitters, sheet metal workers, and stationary engineers. Recruiter Bob Alessandrelli […]
The Workforce Investment Act, signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1998, created Local Workforce Investment Boards such as Nevadaworks. Congress awards funds to Nevadaworks every year for the training of Adults, Youth, and Dislocated Workers. In today’s difficult economic conditions, many northern Nevadans qualify to receive training with Dislocated Worker funds, but many are unaware […]