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Employment

Programs that provide employment opportunities for people who are searching for jobs; assist people who are able and willing to work by helping them prepare for, find, secure and retain suitable employment; provide work site evaluation and/or modification support; and/or seek to develop employment opportunities in various fields for people who need a position.

Employment
Programs that provide employment opportunities for people who are searching for jobs; assist people who are able and willing to work by helping them prepare for, find, secure and retain suitable employment; provide work site evaluation and/or modification support; and/or seek to develop employment opportunities in various fields for people who need a position.

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Comprehensive Job Assistance Centers
One-stop centers that provide an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. Services may include job counseling, testing and assessment; resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; unemployment insurance and job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community.

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Employment Preparation
Programs that provide assistance for people who need information, guidance and/or training in specific job-related skills to make appropriate occupational choices and secure and retain positions that effectively utilize their abilities.

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Job Development
Programs that seek out and create employment opportunities in various fields for people who need work. Activities may include collecting and distributing information about job opportunities and/or prospective changes in the demand for specific occupations, encouraging potential employers to create jobs, informing employers of available personnel and other global efforts to generate new job prospects.

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Job Finding Assistance
Programs that help people identify and secure paid employment opportunities that match their aptitude, qualifications, experience and interests.

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Job Situations
Programs that provide gainful employment opportunities for people who are homebound, unskilled, or unavailable for full-time, permanent work; have disabilities; or who otherwise require special employment conditions. Included are programs that assist people to obtain employment that meets their special needs as well as those that provide the employment opportunities directly.

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Public Employment and Training Programs
Government-subsidized programs that provide job development, job training, job search, job placement and other supportive services for individuals and groups who are having difficulty finding paid employment. These programs especially target people who have minimal job skills, veterans, older workers, youth, members of minority groups and others who are vocationally disadvantaged.

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Vocational Rehabilitation
Programs that enable individuals with disabilities, people who abuse drugs or alcohol, or people who have emotional problems to obtain the training and employment experiences they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Services may include vocational evaluation, work adjustment, work experience, training in marketable skills and placement in competitive employment or a sheltered work environment.

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