Community collaboration in job development enhances levels of peer support, increases resources and knowledge, and streamlines service delivery. In particular, sharing job postings with job developer colleagues increases the likelihood of finding the best match between employer and job seeker. Job sharing yields positive, measurable benefits for job developers, job seekers, employers, and community employment and workforce development partners.
How can we measure and evaluate outcomes of community collaborative approaches to job development? In particular, what are the outcomes of sharing job postings across employment service providers, as one collaborative job development strategy?