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Refugees and Asylees Have the Right to Work: Overcoming Two Key Challenges when Communicating with Employers about Work Authorization

This post follows an earlier blog, Refugees and Asylees Have the Right to Work: Busting Three Myths about Social Security Delays & Work Authorization. Learn …

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Refugees and Asylees Have the Right to Work: Busting Three Myths about Social Security Delays & Work Authorization

Content in this post was informed by conversations with Senior Trial Attorney Liza Zamd from the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division’s Immigrant and …

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Job Development During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis is having a profound impact on the way we live and work. During this time, many service providers are working remotely to provide job readiness training to clients in addition to helping some clients apply for unemployment insurance and other benefits. But what about job development? Should you be helping clients obtain employment during this time, and if so, what does job development look right now?

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How to Help Clients Complete the New 2020 Form W-4

As you may know, in 2019, the IRS announced changes to its Form W-4. These changes will apply to all employee wages in 2020. The …

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Why Job Development Should Speed Up When Hiring Slows Down

If you’ve worked in employment services for a while, you know that the holidays (late November through early January) are often the slowest hiring months …

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Job Corps Provides Opportunities for Refugee Young Adults

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. Refugee young adults …

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High-Paying Jobs Refugees can Access without a Bachelor’s Degree

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. A common misconception …

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Head, Heart, Hands: A Strategy for Employer Conversations

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. When I was …

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5 Mapping Strategies for Employer Outreach

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. Aside from language, …

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7 Tips if You’re New to Job Development

This blog post was written by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. If you’re new …

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