JOB DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
Let the SEED
provide your job development program with an
organizational structure that will:
Outlive individual job developers.
Provide an organizational structure that new job
developers can walk in to and hit the ground
Create a customer (employers, clients and funders)
management database and time tracking system using
Develop employer contact templates (i.e., thank
you letters, follow-up letters, online letterhead
and fax templates)
Develop employer focused brochures and web pages.
Develop a networking plan based on your current
clientele and staff.
Make everyone in your agency a job developer.
Does this sound intriguing, read on...
After 20+ years training job developers around the
country (and Saipan!) I've made some observations:
- When great well connected
job developers leave, so do their contacts.
That means new job developers have to start from
GO! New job developers should have easy
access to all of the employers and vendors who
have hired and/or worked with your agency in the
past (the 80/20 rule). What's missing from
most agencies is a contact management system that
outlives your job developers.
can set up a contact management
database and communication templates for your
agency and train your staff how to use it.
Positioning. What do employers think of when
they think of your program? What do you want
them to think of? Your brochures, employment
services website, business cards, PowerPoint
presentation are your opportunity to develop a
professional identity within the business
community. Take a look at your
employment services brochure, website, cards.
Do they focus on resources and services you have
for business or is the focus on your agency and
the clientele you serve?
can work with you to develop employer focused
marketing materials that will position you as a
viable partner in the business community.
Prospecting. Which employers are most likely
to partner with your agency. Prospecting,
done right will save your job developers mass
quantities of time. Most programs do not
operate from a "Hot List"
nor do they have a structure in place to
keep the Hot-List
the SEED can work with your staff to design
effective employer presentations in a variety of
Overall organization. Agencies with multiple
programs and multiple job developers are out in
the community running into each other.
Employers are saying, "hey, you guys were here
yesterday." Programs can get a much
bigger bang for their buck if job developers
(doesn't matter group of individual or contracts)
are coordinated and focused. the
SEED can work with your program to effectively
coordinate employer outreach and networking in the
Our goal is to maximize your job development effort
and GET EMPLOYERS TO CALL YOU.
CALL ME TO DISCUSS YOUR PROGRAM GOALS!