Developing Employer Relations
This resource is a culmination of the collective knowledge and of field staff in employment programs, employers, program participants, and administrative staff. As part of JDC-TEVET’s mission to develop models for successful employment, it is important to disseminate internal knowledge to foster a culture of learning and improvement. Employer relations requires excellent listening skills, communication, and a great deal of creativity and flexibility. It also entails a deep understanding of both the demand and supply of labor in the workforce and the nuances of personal and professional development.
This booklet provides employment program professionals with knowledge and tools that are specific, accessible, and applicable to their work with relation to employers. It incorporates the basic tools needed by professionals in the employment field, particularly employer outreach coordinators. Furthermore, it defines work principles and methodologies and offers a broad range of examples from the field