“This technology promises to help job seekers elevate their career potential while making the hiring process timelier and more effective for employers,” said DWD Secretary Amy Pechacek. “[We will] go above and beyond our current career services by offering individual solutions in a way that’s accessible, equitable, and very user-friendly.”
In partnership with Natural Association of State Workforce Agencies and the NLx Research Hub, RIPL is thrilled to announce the release of Sockit, a new and open-source natural-language processing toolkit. Sockit determines the most likely SOC code for a free-text job title using National Language Processing and data science techniques, and is available to policymakers and researchers across the country. :
“We’re pioneering a first-of-its-kind data platform to connect job seekers to careers in our post-pandemic economy,” said Gov. David Ige in a press release issued by the HI Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. “Hawai?i is on the cutting edge, using widely available government data for a user-friendly program that creates highly customized job recommendations.”
The HI CAN platform, built and launched in partnership with RIPL, will help residents searching for a new job and those looking to transition careers, emphasizing supporting those receiving UI benefits for the next steps in their career journey.
SIRAD allows metrics to be quickly developed, put into practice by policymakers, and delivered directly to the public through web and mobile apps. As a central component of RIPL’s Research Data Lake solution, this resource is automated, sustainable, and owned by government. It increases government’s capacity to implement data-driven policy, partner with researchers to measure what works, and continually iterate and improve.
RIPL is a Technical Assistance Partner to the National Governors Association Workforce Innovation Network, a collaborative effort to help governors and states facilitate innovative, state-level policy solutions that improve employment and workforce outcomes.
RIPL is proud to work with states across the country to execute President Biden’s vision of improved customer experience of government services by making our programs easier to use, modernized, and transparent.
RIPL’s ‘Netflix for Jobs’ was highlighted by Politico staff this December as one of the 17 pandemic tech innovations that are here to stay for the better. The RIPL team is excited to continue partnering with innovative state leaders across the country to connect Americans with in-demand careers in 2022 using data, science, and cloud technology.
“Suzi’s deep cross-sector experience and career-long devotion to public service will help RIPL successfully achieve its mission to help government use data, science, and technoloy to improve lives,” said Dr. Justine Hastings, RIPL’s Board Chair.
The National Governors Association-Workforce Innovation Network (NGA-WIN) brought together this forward-thinking team to create an accessible, data-driven, and full-service government platform for job seekers and individuals eligible for supportive service benefits. This first-of-its-kind platform, called the Hawai’i Career Acceleration Navigator (HI CAN), will launch in early 2022.
“A new program, DOORS, that uses artificial intelligence and unemployment insurance data to match workers with training programs and new jobs, based on their past experience and which industries are expanding in their state, could help get more Americans back to work as they reconsider what they do to pay the bills, its creators say.”