This collection documents key strategies that to recruit, prepare, support, and place Americans into jobs in a wide range of occupations in the emerging green economy, the rapidly transforming health services sector, and other high-potential industries such as transportation and logistics. 

This is the next installment of an ongoing series of promising practices abstracts prepared by the Technical Assistance Partnership for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act High Growth and Emerging Industries (ARRA HGEI) grant programs.  This installment of abstracts focuses particularly on key job placement and retention strategies, and was completed for initial use at the September 13-14, 2011 ARRA Grantees Technical Assistance Institute. These abstracts have specific strategies that are immediately relevant to other ARRA HGEI grantees (as well as others in the workforce development field) as they address the many challenges of training and placing people in a difficult economic environment.