As one of the 14 program elements for the WIOA youth program, labor market information refers to services that provide labor market and employment information about in-demand industry sectors or occupations available in the local area and includes career awareness, career counseling, and career exploration services.
Labor market information also identities employment opportunities, and
provides knowledge of job market expectations, including education and
skill requirements and potential earnings.
Numerous tools and applications are available that are user-friendly and can be used to provide labor market and career information to youth. These tools can be used to help youth make appropriate decisions about education and careers.
Check out the resources below for information and ideas on providing labor market and career information to youth.
Labor Market Information
Career Counseling and Guidance
Other Career Exploration Resources and Tools
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