DOL launches new employment resources tool

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The U.S. Department  launched a new Facebook page October 20, titled the Social Jobs Partnership, to “highlight available training programs, educational opportunities and job search resources” for people with disabilities.

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“Linking American job seekers with the resources they need to get back to work is a top priority of the Obama administration and my department,” said Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis in a DOL news release. “By leveraging the power of the social web, this initiative will provide immediate, meaningful and ready-to-use information for job seekers and employers, and a modern platform to better connect them.”

The website also includes in-depth surveys about how people are using the social web for employment purposes and a variety of educational materials.

The website is a partnership with the Labor Department, Facebook, the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, Direct Employers Association and the National Association of Colleges and Employers