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Additional tools and references locations

Labor Unions in Nebraska

Carpenter Union

Electrician Union

Ironworker Union

Steamfitters and Plumbers Union Local 464 – Omaha

Construction Laborers Union Local 1140 – Omaha

Information Tools and Resources to Support Development

Registered Apprenticeship Community of Practice - Messages, Stories and Information:

Informational Materials available through Office of Apprenticeship Web site:

Department of Labor Publishes Rules to Modernize National Apprenticeship System

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Related Information

WIRED Web site - The WIRED Web site is a comprehensive online resource for the WIRED initiative. The Web site houses information about the initiative, a fact sheet, and a description of the Road to WIRED. The WIRED resource library provides resources to communicate the concepts and ideas of economic transformation and the WIRED Initiative and offers a suggested reading list. The “WIRED Regions” page shows the map of WIRED Regions, a one-page description of the regional projects, and each region’s working implementation plan. This tool is available on-line at: http://www.doleta.gov/wired/

Careervoyages.gov – This joint Departments of Labor and Education Web site focused particularly on young people and career changers includes useful apprenticeship information by industry. Contact information for Registered Apprenticeship program sponsors can be found through a search locator on each industry’s web page. http://www.careervoyages.gov/apprenticeship-main.cfm

O*Net - The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. The O*NET database houses this data and O*NET Online provides easy access to that information: http://online.onetcenter.org/

Registered Apprenticeship Partners Information Data System (RAPIDS): https://www.rapids.doleta.gov/version4/home/Login/views/login.cfm

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Information Tools and Resources offered by Nebraska Workforce Development

The Nebraska Department of Labor contributes to the state's economic growth by providing quality customer service to employers and job seekers seeking opportunities to work and prosper.

NEworks, Nebraska's online labor exchange, is a single interactive portal to jobs and labor market information in Nebraska. Available online 24/7, NEworks has over 20,000 active real-time jobs available

Instead of navigating a smaller pool of jobs on multiple sites, NEworks subscribes to all of the other search engines. This means jobseekers can access listings from other employment sites, such as Monster, CareerBuilder, government and corporate websites, and newspaper job postings and apply for jobs through one, easy-to-use portal.

Besides searching for jobs, jobseekers can also register for employment services, complete skill assessments, and find training opportunities. Tools enable them to prepare cover letters, and build or import a resume. The system finds jobs automatically based on specified criteria and alerts the jobseeker of available jobs via email or text message notifications.

For employers, NEworks features a virtual recruiter that scans available applicants by skill, education, certifications, hiring preferences and other talent criteria, and refers top candidates to employers who can then create, maintain, rank, and automatically update their own database of candidates.

NEworks offers access to a comprehensive database of labor market information. Users can research high-growth industries, skill requirements, in-demand jobs, etc., by region, town, zip code, county, metropolitan area or statewide, enabling jobseekers and employers to understand the characteristics of a labor market.

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