Page 15 - People Incorporated Annual Report
Workforce Development programs WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES 61 adults attained gainful employment as a result of assistance garnered through adult workforce development programs, and 83% reported retaining his or her job. 79% of individuals who exited the program completed training to advance job skills. 69 youth who exited a program attained gainful employment as a result of help received through youth workforce development activities. 62 youth who exited the program received vocational training leading to a certification or diploma. 208 youth exhibited new or improved job skills and/or advanced his or her education as a result of participation in employment-focused training and activities. 306 individuals who had become unemployed through no fault of their own received training and employment counseling services through the Dislocated Worker Program. The Dislocated Worker Program enabled 111 individuals to obtain employment after furthering their education or receiving skills training. 81% of adults who exited the Dislocated Worker Program received training to advance job skills. WYTHEVILLE ONE-STOP CAMPUS As a Virginia Workforce Center, the One-Stop Campus provides a variety of employment, training, and career education services to job seekers, workers, employers, and youth. DISLOCATED WORKER PROGRAM Dislocated workers, unemployed through no fault of their own or who have received an official layoff notice, find employment through job training and employment services. Participants upgrade skills, obtain employment, improve job retention, and increase earnings. ADULT PROGRAM Adult programs are designed to meet employer needs by helping job seekers upgrade skills, obtain employment, improve job retention, and increase earnings. YOUTH PROGRAM Youth programs provide eligible youth assistance in achieving academic and employment success. Effective and comprehensive activities, which include a variety of options for improving educational and skill competencies, provide effective connections to employers. Building Futures, Realizing Dreams 15 Vanguard Furniture’s workforce includes Youth and Adult Workforce Development trainees and graduates.