With more than four million Americans unemployed and limited or no in-person events due to the pandemic, workforce development groups have their work cut out for them.
Without the ability to meet in person or at a job fair, the connection gap between job counselor and participant is widening and fast. Engagement is dropping, and with it, the necessary resources job seekers need to improve skills and connect with employers.
So, what are leading professionals doing to combat these challenges?
They’re enlisting top solutions like Engage by Cell’s mobile technology and Premier Virtual’s online job and career fair platform to increase communication, share resources, maximize engagement, and ultimately, secure employment.