Blog tagged as Workforce Development

Who is Launchpad?

16.11.21 07:51 PM By Patrick - Comment(s)
Who is Launchpad?
Launchpad’s Workforce Development Cloud is a SaaS (Software as a Service) and Web-based suite of applications designed specifically for workforce development and built natively on the Salesforce platform to connect public sector and nonprofit organizations to the people they serve. The Launchpad pla...

The importance of case management in workforce development and human services

03.11.21 08:00 PM By Patrick - Comment(s)
The importance of case management in workforce development and human services

Case management is a key pillar for workforce development and human services. Case managers carry out a wide range of activities and play a critical role in helping guide, support, and motivate job seekers and those seeking training, employment, and advancement services. In workforce development pro...

Are unemployment benefits keeping people from working?

02.08.21 10:25 PM By Patrick - Comment(s)
Are unemployment benefits keeping people from working?

Watch the recording of our webinar discussing this topic here.


Unemployment rates skyrocketed in the spring of 2020 when the pandemic hit, and the economy is still being affected. There’s still a 6% national unemployment rate (with rates up to 11% in California.) We’ve lost 8 million jobs in the...

How Launchpad Can Help - Challenges facing Businesses

22.07.21 05:16 PM By Patrick - Comment(s)
How Launchpad Can Help - Challenges facing Businesses
Here are some of the major issues businesses are currently facing:
  • Small Hiring Net: Businesses find themselves unable to fill their job vacancies. The right candidates are out there, they just aren’t always easy to find.
  • Skills Gap: This gap between the skills required for the job and the candidates ...

How Launchpad Can Help - Challenges facing Case Managers

22.07.21 05:16 PM By Patrick - Comment(s)
How Launchpad Can Help - Challenges facing Case Managers
A recent study by the US Department of Labor identified the following challenges facing the improvement of Case Management and increasing workforce system integration. 

  • Interfacing across different databases: Often, available services vary at the state and local levels. Having separate systems t...
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