FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 3, 2016
Mclean, Virginia – Mar. 3, 2016 – Today Monster (NYSE: MWW) and the National Job Corps Foundation for Youth Opportunities announced a strategic partnership to help support current and future Job Corps students with career development training and job placement. The goal of the initiative is to have 5,000+ students trained, ready and uploaded on a customized, easy to use web-portal matching job applicant with employers.
“We are very excited about the Youth Opportunities 2020 launch and the partnership with Monster,” said Johnnie Breed, Chair of the National Job Corps Association Foundation for Youth Opportunities. “Monster is the world leader in the use of technology and employment services, our students are fortunate to have their expertise at their fingertips.”
Founded in 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, Job Corps offers a comprehensive array of vocational and career development services to at-risk men and woman, ages 16 to 24. Through its network of 126 Job Corps centers across the nation, the Foundation promotes holistic career development training approach which integrates the teaching of academic, vocational, employability skills and social competencies through a combination of classroom, practical and based learning experiences to prepare youth for stable, long-term, high-paying jobs. Since its inception, the Job Corps program has trained more than 3 million students from various socioeconomic backgrounds.
“Monster is proud to partner with the National Job Corps Association to support the launch of Youth Opportunities 2020,” said Tom Baughn, Vice President, Monster Worldwide. “Leveraging the Monster portal, students can find jobs they are passionate about and employers have access to a resume database filled with qualified candidates.“
For more information, please visit: http://www.youthopps.monster.com
About Job Corps
Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training. Funded by Congress, Job Corps has been training young adults for meaningful careers since 1964. Job Corps is committed to offering all students a safe, drug-free environment where they can take advantage of the resources provided. Job Corps’ mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education.
About Monster Worldwide
Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are. For more than 20 years, Monster has helped people improve their lives with better jobs, and employers find the best talent. Today, the company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities. Monster continues its pioneering work of transforming the recruiting industry with advanced technology using intelligent digital, social and mobile solutions, including our flagship website monster.com® and a vast array of products and services. For more information visit monster.com/about.
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|Student||Resumes, cover letters, how to apply, job searching, the FYO site, etc.||Your Job Placement Counselor|
|Job Placement Counselor||Questions from students, the FYO site, etc.||employerOPPS@njcaweb.org||Detailed description of the site question.|
|Agency Staff Member||General site features/processes, The Youth Opportunities Foundation, etc.||employerOPPS@njcaweb.org|
|Business Community Liaison (BCL)||The FYO site features/processes, suggestions for improvement, etc.||employerOPPS@njcaweb.org||For General Site Questions
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|Employer||Approving an Employer Account, the Youth Opportunities Foundation, the site features/process, suggestions for improvement, etc.||employerOPPS@njcaweb.org||For Employer Account Approvals
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|Employer||A site error message I received||YouthOppsHelp@Monster.com||Your username and email address.
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