Website Career Resources, Inc.

JOB SUMMARY:

Representatives of the Business Services Team will market Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program, services to employers, such as recruitments, job postings, and special grants, candidate prescreening, and referrals, to assist in meeting hiring demands. You will work closely with the Career Navigator team to identify all job seekers who are job-ready and match their talented skills with prospective employers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assess the needs of potential employers/businesses in a target market and tailor your services according to the needs of the employers, to identify appropriate employment opportunities for program participants.
  • Schedule face-to-face meetings with employers to provide additional support and strengthen business relationships
  • Maintains an awareness of the local/ job market and opportunities to assist in providing guidance to clients; may attend job fairs, conduct special workshops, presentations, group orientations, or perform other training and outreach services if necessary.
  • Represent Career Resources/Southwest American Job Center at Chamber events, Community Colleges, and local events as required
  • Develop a network for potential business leads & execute a marketing/advertising plan annually
  • Create and maintain ongoing contacts with businesses, private, public, non-profit, and religious organizations to promote employment opportunities.
  • Will serve as a primary lead on assigned projects
  • Responsible for hosting virtual, employer job fairs monthly
  • Job search and placement assistance through the utilization of various innovative resources.
  • Refer job seekers to various job-readiness programs/workshops as appropriate.
  • Create one-on-one professional relationships with customers to assist in eliminating obstacles that impede employment, career growth, and retaining employment.
  • Educate job seekers on effective methods of job looking, and tools to help them research jobs, target resumes, and apply to the right employers.
  • Guide job seekers through the preparation of individual employment plans based on their specific occupational goals.
  • Maintain job seekers’ monthly follow-up, documentation, and accurately detailed case note to support individual employment plans and progress made throughout the program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in business management or human services preferred.
  • An experience-based degree can be substituted for three years of relevant work experience in recruiting with a proven track record.
  • Understanding of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Services – preferably.
  • Basic understanding of Labor Market Information (LMI)
  • Experience critiquing, revising, and creating entry-level, mid-level, and professional resumes. 2 years experience or more required.
  • The ability to motivate and engage program participants back into the workforce. Ability to work independently and with a group and maintain positive working relationships with organizational staff and partners.
  • Innovative and creative thinker and problem solver with good analytical and interpersonal skills; strong sense of self-motivation.
  • Able to build professional relationships and demonstrate cultural sensitivity to a diverse workforce of job seekers.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing, oral presentations, and meetings.
  • Prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and submit monthly reports.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required. Bilingual applicants fluent in both Spanish and English are encouraged to apply
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid health or religious exemption.
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