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Mark Your Calendar for the Upcoming H-1B RTW Peer to Peer Call on Industry Specific TA

Engage with fellow H-1B Ready to Work (RTW) grantees during the peer to peer chat, “Sharing Job Placement Promising Practices from the Information Technology (IT) Industry” on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 2-3 p.m. 

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Posted On: 9/28/2017 3:14 PM

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Interacting with your RTW peers coming soon to WorkforceGPS!

We are thrilled to announce that the WorkforceGPS Member Directory is live and available from the Member Directory tab on the home page. RTW grantees are encouraged to watch this short video about the Member Directory and its features and to update your profile and opt into the directory (via the blue box in the My Profile tab—you must be registered with WorkforceGPS and logged in to do this). 

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Posted On: 5/8/2017 5:20 PM

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H-1B RTW Coaches Corner Employer Engagement

The H-1B Ready to Work (RTW) “Coaches Corner” on Employer Engagement provided a platform for grantees to interact directly with H-1B RTW TA Coaches Tressa Dorsey and Kisha Toppin.This summary was developed to provide insight on the Coaches Feedback with strategies and information that was shared during the Coaches Corner call.  Read more by clicking on the link provided.

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Posted On: 4/14/2017 3:31 PM

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H-1B RTW E- Newsletter November 2017

Check out the latest H-1B RTW quarterly e-newsletter!  November’s edition includes links to past events, information about the RTW National Conference, and a grantee spotlight on Jewish Vocational Service’s post-training case management model. You can find the November newsletter here. Past issues are always archived at this link.

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Posted On: 11/30/2017 3:19 PM

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017!

Mark your calendars for November 13 - 19, 2017 as we celebrate the third annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW).

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Posted On: 10/2/2017 4:54 PM

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Save the Date! H-1B Ready to Work 2018 National Grantee Convening

We are excited to announce that the H-1B Ready to Work (RTW) Partnership grantees are invited to attend the RTW National Grantee Convening on Tuesday January 23-24, 2018 in Washington D.C!

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Posted On: 11/27/2017 11:05 AM

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WorkforceGPS Is Taking Your Relationship to the Next Level; Chat (Beta Version) Now Available!

The Ready to Work Community of Practice knows you’ve been in love with WorkforceGPS for a while now, and things are getting pretty serious. That’s why we’re excited to help you take things to the next level and introduce you to Chat.

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Posted On: 10/26/2017 12:49 PM

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Attention Ready to Work Grantees: HUB Login Changes Are Live!

The formerly-delayed mandatory updates have been applied to the EBSS system (on the evening of May 20th) which changes how you log into the HUB system to upload and certify your quarterly performance reporting data.  These updates are necessary to bring the HUB system into compliance with department-wide security standards.

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Posted On: 5/21/2019 5:55 PM

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Save the Date: Ready to Work Peer to Peer Discussion on January 24, 2019

Ready to Work Grantees: We will be hosting an all group Peer-to-Peer Discussion on Sharing Job Placement, Credential Attainment and Partnership Strategies During the Period of Performance Extension on Thursday, January 24th from 2:00PM to 3:00PM EST.  

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Posted On: 1/24/2019 11:45 AM

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Attention Ready to Work Grantees: HUB Login Changes coming April 29th

On April 29th, several mandatory updates will be applied to the EBSS system which will change how you log into the HUB system to upload and certify your quarterly performance reporting data.  These updates are necessary to bring the HUB system into compliance with department-wide security standards.

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Posted On: 4/22/2019 5:24 PM

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EBSS/HUB Login Changes - DELAYED

Last quarter we announced that there would be changes coming to the EBSS login procedure, which would affect how you log into the HUB system to upload and certify your quarterly performance reports.  Initially, these changes were supposed to be live on April 29th, 2019.  However, implementation of these updates has been postponed until May 20th, which is after your quarterly performance reporting deadline on May 15th.

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Posted On: 5/2/2019 5:00 PM

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Save the Date! H-1B Ready to Work: Programmatic and Federal Grant Closeout Webinar

Please join us for the H1-B Ready to Work (RTW) All Group Coaching: Programmatic and Federal Grant Closeout Webinar on Thursday, March 21st  from 1-2:30PM EST.   Our coaches will be on hand and you will have the opportunity to ask questions, share your challenges and brainstorm with coaches, and your fellow peers. Please know a Grants Management Specialist will be on the webinar to address any fiscal questions.

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Posted On: 3/20/2019 4:34 PM

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Save the Date: Ready to Work Clinic on Job Placement

Ready to Work Grantees:   During the H-1B Ready to Work Period of Performance extension, the Technical Assistance Team has set up a series of small group clinics focusing on job placements, programmatic grant closeout and sustainability that will provide you with extra support in reaching your performance goals and closing out your program.  

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Posted On: 2/26/2019 9:55 AM

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Notice: HUB Scheduled Maintenance beginning February 15, 2019

Notice: All Ready to Work grantees

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Posted On: 2/8/2019 11:13 AM

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Upcoming conversations about Manufacturing Workforce

Strengthening Partnerships for the Manufacturing Workforce: a series of conversations.  The Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education invites you to join a series of four conversations about improving the education-to-workforce pipeline with leaders in manufacturing partnerships. 

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Posted On: 2/14/2018 2:22 PM

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Final Ready to Work e-Newsletter Shares Results and Program Success!

The end of the Ready-to-Work (RTW) grant’s original period of performance is around the corner and grantees are rapidly approaching and/or exceeding their target outcomes. To celebrate these achievements and the impact of the RTW grant on participants and employers, this issue of the RTW E-Newsletter is putting the spotlight on some of your biggest successes.

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Posted On: 9/5/2018 12:04 PM

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Save the Date! H-1B RTW Lessons Learned & Promising Practices Webinar October 23rd!

Please join us for the H1-B Ready to Work (RTW) Lessons Learned & Promising Practices Webinar on October 23rd from 1-2:30pm EST.  Grantees will share lessons learned and promising practices from the RTW grant program. Register on the event page.

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Posted On: 10/22/2018 5:47 PM

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National Apprenticeship Week! DOL Celebrates!

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a nationwide celebration established in 2015 by the U.S. Department of Labor that brings together leading business, labor, education, and other critical partners to showcase the impact apprenticeship programs have on addressing the U.S. skills gap and unleashing the American workforce.

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Posted On: 10/2/2018 11:55 AM

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H-1B Ready to Work National Grantee Convening 2018 this week!

We are excited to announce that the H-1B Ready to Work (RTW) Partnership grants are invited to attend the national Ready to Work Grantee Convening (Grantee Convening) on Wednesday, March 14- Thursday, March 15 in Washington, D.C. Click here to visit our event page for more details.

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Posted On: 3/12/2018 5:36 PM

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H-1B Ready to Work Evaluation is Now Available!

DOL’s Employment and Training Administration, in collaboration with the Chief Evaluation Office, sponsored a rigorous evaluation of the RTW grant program.  The evaluation includes an implementation and impact study and is being conducted by Abt Associates and its partner MEF Associates.

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Posted On: 3/21/2018 10:09 AM

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HUB Office Hours - November 2018

Greetings, H-1B Ready to Work Grantee! We have received several performance-related questions over the last couple weeks, and since there may be more questions out there, we are once again hosting HUB office hours in advance of the November 14th deadline for your September 30, 2018 quarterly performance report.  Office hours are the best opportunity for you to ask any performance-related questions directly or to listen to the questions some of your fellow grantees may have. 

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Posted On: 11/8/2018 5:36 PM

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Sector Strategies Part 2:Lessons Learned and Successful Tactics from the City and County of Denver

Part 2: Resource Brief on RTW grantee, City and County of Denver Office of Economic Development’s (OED) success in using sector strategies to develop and deepen their partnerships. 

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Posted On: 8/11/2016 9:38 AM

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H-1B RTW Technical Assistance Activity Menu

Attention Ready to Work Grantees!  We have updated the Technical Assistance Menu for the new year.  As before, it provides you with an overview of the technical assistance activities being provided over the course of your grant. It also includes a listing of the TA Coaches and their assigned grantees.

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Posted On: 5/20/2016 10:04 AM

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H-1B Ready to Work Resources on Sector Strategies Part 1

Part one of a two-part series on Sector Strategies.

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Posted On: 1/20/2017 11:05 PM

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RTW E-newsletter November 2015

The RTW quarterly e-newsletter is here!  November's edition includes several resource briefs, an employer engagement toolkit, links to materials from the RTW National Conference, and a grantee spotlight on the Denver Office of Economic Development. You can find the November newsletter here.  Past issues are always archived at this link.

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Posted On: 3/24/2016 12:08 PM

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RTW E-newsletter August 2015

The RTW quarterly e-newsletter is here!  August's edition includes links to performance reporting resources, information about the RTW National Conference, and a grantee spotlight on the New Jersey Council of County Colleges. You can find the August newsletter here.  Past issues are always archived at this link.

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Posted On: 3/24/2016 2:19 PM

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RTW E-newsletter February 2016

The RTW quarterly e-newsletter is here!  February's edition includes several resource briefs, info on February's as well as past webinars, and a grantee spotlight on Memphis Bioworks for being recognized by the White House.

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Posted On: 3/25/2016 12:11 PM