Category Archives: Workforce

What You Need to Know About Evidence-Based Forms

Evidence-based practices serve to support your organization’s programs with real-life data. Tracking life-changing data and assessing it often helps organizations understand the impact they are having on their communities. Having data at their fingertips gives organizations the power to turn information into actionable knowledge, which turns …

UPDATE: New DOL Regulation Changes Almost Here!

The Workforce and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law two years ago and officially took effect on July 1, 2015. This month, the Departments of Labor (DOL) and Education (ED), in collaboration with other Federal partner agencies, are slated to announce the final regulations. The agencies originally submitted over 2,600 pages outlining proposed …

Developing a Strategy for Effective Employer Engagement

Employers are a critical link in any workforce development effort. Successful workforce programs address individual barriers to employment while keeping an eye on the needs of local employers. That way they can optimize their participants’ preparation and qualifications for the jobs that are available in their community. But, employer engagement can …

Key Features of Performance Management Software for Workforce Development Pay-For-Success Initiatives

Budget-tightening and program accountability are trends in government funded programs that no agency or organization can afford to ignore. These trends have made “pay for success” initiatives an increasingly attractive funding model for a variety of publically funded initiatives and programs. Pay-for-success is just what the name implies; also known …

Critical Features of Performance Management Software for WIA: Course Correction

For organizations accepting funding through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and state agencies overseeing WIA distributions, performance management is a key component to success. Because all data collection and workforce reporting systems have different features, though, some are better suited for WIA-related initiatives than others. In our ongoing …

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Apricot’s reporting platform allows you to create and share reports securely within the system. Reporting happens in real time so that you can monitor results and be responsive when it matters.

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With Apricot, your data is right at your fingertips in a cloud-based solution that gives your organization freedom from paper files, spreadsheets, local hardware, and monthly maintenance downtimes.

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Apricot is hosted on a best-in-class Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment so your data is secure, backed up, and compliant. User-based permissions and audit trails further enable secure access to data.

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Apricot allows you to easily track volunteers as well as clients. Utilize guest user modules and webforms to further engage your constituents.

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Track, report, and assess your organization’s mission! Apricot allows you to track clients, volunteers, services, and more.

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