Helping Participants Increase Their Earnings


This chapter provides information on how FSS program coordinators can help participants increase their earnings.  Among other topics, it

  • Summarizes key takeaways from research on the effectiveness of job training programs and the implications for the FSS program,
  • Identifies the characteristics of effective basic skills programs and how to help participants access them,
  • Identifies promising practices and strategies that FSS programs can adopt to promote and support employment, and
  • Describes practical tips on helping participants conduct a job search and retain and advance in employment.

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