Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace
The Office of Disability Employment Policy in the U.S. Department of Labor has developed a new curriculum to help youth ages 14-21 prepare for the workforce. Modules with hands-on activities are provided in six skill areas including communication, teamwork, problem solving, and professionalism. Users may download the full publication or individual modules.
Guideposts for Employers Success
The Guideposts for Employer Success are organized with the explicit purpose of helping workforce development policy makers and program providers reduce identified barriers. There are two categories within the framework. The first focuses on what system designers (state and local) need to do. The second looks at what individual programs which include a wide array of education and training institutions such as community rehabilitation centers, secondary and postsecondary institutions, apprenticeship programs, and One-Stop Centers need to do.