After the Pandemic, Nevada’s Department of Employment and Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) recognized they needed to change how they did business to improve employer outreach.
DETR’s program first focused on how best to serve unemployed veterans, specifically veterans with significant barriers to employment. There was a dual responsibility to pinpoint the right career pathway for the veteran and quickly identify businesses more likely to hire those with significant barriers to employment.
With the early momentum from the veterans’ job placement program, the State increased program efficiency and effectiveness across other programs requiring employer engagement, including rapid response, local job fairs, and proactive business outreach.
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