Archived Job-Driven NEG Webinars

All archived webinars and related training materials for this program are available to partners from this page.


​​Presentation Title and Materials ​Presentation Description
Title: Employer Outreach Marketing Materials
Date: October 29, 2015
Materials: Online Marketing Materials
​This webinar is targeted toward workforce professionals who reach out to employers to gain company connections in their local area.  The webinar includes instructions on how to use CompTIA-developed employer outreach marketing materials to grab the attention of companies in order increase interest in work-based learning opportunities.
​Title: IT JD NEG Open Forum Webinar #2
Date: September 24, 2015
Materials: None
​This webinar was held in an interactive open forum format to cover questions on the JD NEG grant, Burning Glass usage, and the Illinois workNet JD NEG website.  It was focused on case note issues, uploading resumes on the Burning Glass tool, and doing in-person presentations at workforce locations.
Title: IT Interviewing Skills
Date: September 2, 2015
Materials: Presentation PPT (PDF)
​This webinar is targeted toward client-facing workforce development professionals who assist their clients in their job search, particularly with interviewing skills.

The agenda included:
  • Introduction
  • IT Specific Interviewing Tips and Questions
  • General Interviewing Tips and Questions
  • Upcoming Webinars  
​Title: Thinking Beyond the Traditional Work-Based Learning Model
Date: August 12th, 2015
Materials: Presentation PPT (PDF)
​This webinar is targeted toward business services professionals in workforce development who find companies for work-based learning programs, including internships, on-the-job training, work experience, etc.

The agenda included:
  • Introduction
  • Work-Based Learning Questionnaire Results
  • Work-Based Learning Models
  • Job Developer Tips
  • Questions
  • Upcoming Webinars
Title: Help Shape the Illinois workNet Burning Glass Page
Date: June 16, 2015
Materials: None
​This webinar was held in an interactive open forum format to cover questions on Burning Glass usage and the Illinois workNet JD NEG website.  It was focused on the workforce development and job seeker portions of the Burning Glass tool.
Title: LinkedIn for the IT Job Seeker
Date: June 30, 2015
Materials: Agenda (PDF)
This webinar is targeted toward client-facing workforce development professionals who assist their clients in building LinkedIn profiles. The agenda included:
  • Introduction
  • LinkedIn Tips Specifically Important for IT Job Seekers
  • LinkedIn Tips for Any Job Seeker
  • LinkedIn Tips Outside of the Profile
  • New LinkedIn Features for Job Seekers
  • Closing
(A more in-depth agenda is available to the left, and may assist in following along.)
Title: Marketing and Client Outreach
Date: April 9, 2015
Materials: Presentation (PDF)
​This webinar is targeted toward workforce development professionals who work on their center’s social media platforms, marketing materials, and client outreach.  The agenda included:
  • Current need for client outreach
  • Possible solutions for your center
  • IDES blasts
  • Flyers for client outreach
  • What is your social media reach?
  • Questions
  • Upcoming webinars
(Please note that the first few minutes of this webinar have no audio.)
Title: IT Resumes and Transferrable Skills
Date: March 19, 2015
Materials: Presentation (PDF)
This webinar is targeted toward case managers involved in helping their IT clients build and maintain their resumes.  The agenda included:
  • The IT Resume vs. Normal Resumes
    • Applicant Tracking Systems
    • Resume Template
  • Transferrable Skills
  • Finding and Using Keywords in IT
  • Questions
  • Upcoming Webinars​
​Title: Exploring IT Technical Assessments
Date: February 20, 2015
Materials: Presentation (PDF)
​The agenda included:
  • Information on researched technical aptitude tests
    • ProveIT
    • MeasureUP
    • Smarterer
  • Perceived Pros and Cons of each tool
  • Contact information to inquire about additional demonstrations and implementation for your program

​Title: Introduction to the CompTIA IT Certification Roadmap and the IT Job Locator Tool
Date: February 12, 2015
Materials: Presentation (PDF)
​The agenda included:
  • Introduction of Program Managers
  • Brief Description of CompTIA and Todays Targeted Tools
  • IT Certifications Roadmap
  • IT Jobs Locator Tool
  • Breakdown of the IT Certifications Roadmap
  • Location of Job Locator Tool
  • Questions

Title: Job-Driven NEG Grantee Kickoff
Date: October 16, 2014
DCEO Job-Driven NEG Webinar (PDF)
Job-Driven NEG Project Plan Template (Excel)
Job-Driven NEG DOL Quarterly Plan (Excel)
CompTIA JD-NEG Training Webinar (PDF)
LWIA 10 Consortium Top IT Employers Q3 2014 (Excel)
IT Jobs Salary Data (Excel)
Chicago and Rockford Top Skills Q3 2014 (Excel)
Chicago and Rockford Top Titles Q3 2014 (Excel)

​This webinar was for selected NEG grantees and their partners.  The agenda included:

  • Job-Driven NEG Project Overview and Grant Guidelines
  • Project Plan Development
  • CompTIA LMI for Employer Outreach
  • CompTIA Participant Tools
  • Timelines and Next Steps
  • Questions, Discussion
Title: Job-Driven NEG Overview
Date: May 14, 2014
Materials: Presentation (PDF)
DOL will be providing $150 million to implement new or expanded local and regional job driven partnerships to serve more dislocated workers. Awards to states will range from $500,000 to $6 million. The performance period is through June 30, 2016.  Illinois will be seeking $6 million.  

States are only eligible applicants.  However, States must demonstrate partnerships.

  • In-demand industries and businesses
  • LWIBs
  • Two other federally funded programs (CTE, Adult Ed, WP, UI, TANF)
Webinar Overview:
  • Background & Goal
  • Current Initiatives & Available Funding Opportunities
  • ​Overview of Job-Driven NEG