Organizations Across America Partnering to Create a True National Labor Exchange & Get America Back to Work

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Job seekers accessing the JobCentral National Labor Exchange (NLX) job bank can rest assured that they aren’t missing good job postings and can be confident that companies are posting ALL of their job openings.

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Randy Goldberg, Vice President of Recruiting for North American operations of Hyatt states, “Through The National Labor Exchange, Hyatt is excited to share many more opportunities to job seekers..."

Corporate America along with main street employers have partnered with State Workforce Agencies, Military Installations, Disability Organizations, universities, colleges and community colleges in creating a true National Labor Exchange (NLX) focused on providing hundreds of thousands of jobs to job seekers and helping get America back to work.

DirectEmployers Association, a prestigious not-for-profit consortium of over 500 leading U.S. employers is integrally involved in this endeavor. The Association, which is owned and managed by its member companies, has formed and continues to grow partners to provide maximum benefit to job seekers across the nation. The newest partner in this endeavor is the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN). “Focusing on providing support, counseling and careers to the spouses of our military as well as the transitioning veterans, the MSCCN is a terrific addition to the National Labor Exchange,” states Deb Kloeppel, Navy (Retired) Spouse, President and CEO, MSCCN and Vet Connect Jobs.

“We are bringing all of the important parties to the table to pool our resources and create tools, connecting the employer directly to the candidate,” says Pam Webster, Assistant VP of Recruiting, Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Webster stated, “This is an invaluable opportunity; to sit at the same table with all of the people who can truly get the job done, the decision makers from state government, corporations, military, universities and colleges.”

What is the NLX?

The JobCentral National Labor Exchange (NLX) is a sophisticated electronic labor exchange solution. This, one-of-a-kind, online network connects businesses, state workforce agencies, veterans, people with disabilities, as well as colleges, universities and others providing one central job bank.

The NLX network connects hundreds of thousands of employers and their job opportunities with the publicly operated state job banks – vastly expanding the number of searchable job opportunities. Jobs within the NLX network are refreshed nightly through an automated process so that job seekers have access to up-to-date postings with a daily average of over 750,000 jobs. Furthermore, the NLX is free to job seekers and all employers large or small. Job seekers accessing the NLX job bank can rest assured that they aren’t missing good job postings and can also be confident that companies are posting ALL of their job openings. http://www.directemployers.org/about/board-of-directors/ Rhonda Stickley, Sr. Director Talent Acquisition with Providence Health & Services states, “Job seekers have free access to a quick and easy platform to more, currently available jobs, from vetted and verified employers.”

Who are the NLX Partners?

The NLX is an exclusive partnership between, DirectEmployers Association, the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA), the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), as well as military partners including Recruit Military, United States Army Reserve and Army National Guard, the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN), diversity partners including IMDiversity and Women For Hire as well as organizations representing people with disabilities like Disaboom.com.

Rich Hobbie, Executive Director, National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) states, “NASWA is proud to support such a noble initiative, providing hundreds of thousands of valuable job opportunities from hourly, administrative and clerical to professional, engineering, medical and everything in between.”

NLX Accomplishments

Created in March 2007, the NLX has brought substantial value to job seekers, employers and participating partners. The NLX’s many accomplishments include:

1.    Partnering with the U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard.
2.    Building and Administering VetCentral Services.
3.    Delivering 8 million job openings into state job banks.
4.    Providing an electronic bridge for state job banks to share job orders with one another.

Randy Goldberg, Vice President of Recruiting for North American operations of Hyatt states, “Through The National Labor Exchange, Hyatt is excited to share many more opportunities to job seekers from CT, NJ, TX, NY, to CA because working together we can make a difference in getting America back to work.”

About DirectEmployers Association and the NLX

DirectEmployers Association, through the strength of its broad-based employer membership and custom-built web-based technology tools, drives millions of jobs into the JobCentral National Labor Exchange. “After over three years of operation The National Labor Exchange has proven a tremendous and widely held success throughout the nation,” states Bill Warren, Executive Director for DirectEmployers Association. “Improved labor market efficiencies, advocacy, shared information and simply providing more real jobs to job seekers and getting America back to work, are merely a few important measures of success.”

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