DESTINATION JOBS: A SUMMARY OF THE HENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTA REVERSE COMMUTE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM. A PRACTITIONER'S GUIDE

Destination Jobs is a successful collaboration of business, community and government connecting urban workers with suburban employers. It is a four year old "reverse commute" employment program operating in Hennepin County, Minnesota, between inner city Minneapolis and its southwestern suburbs. The overall intent of the program was not only to create jobs, but also to address the key issues affecting cities today. This Practitioner's Guide details all aspects of establishing a reverse commmute employment project. It describes the role of each collaborative partner ans explains how to implement a job fair, the central event that gave this project a focus. a "how to", a place to begin, and the vehicle that coordinated the overall effort. The guide describes potential pitfalls and how to avoid them. It also includes an appendix of sample forms, flyers, letters and other useful documents. The Destination Jobs videotape is also available.

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00726692
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Transit Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FTA-MN-26-7002-96-1
  • Contract Numbers: FTA-MN-26-7002-96-1
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 2 1996 12:00AM