Refugee Economic Self-Sufficiency: An Exploratory Study of Approaches Used in Office of Refugee Resettlement Programs. Table 2: Key Factors Contributing to Successful Refugee Employment

11/17/2008

Table 2: Key Factors Contributing to Successful Refugee Employment

Key FactorsNo. of Times Factor was Mentioned
Employability Services Pre- and Post-Employment21
Individualized Goal-Oriented Approach18
Staff Characteristics17
Refugee Characteristics10
ORR Program Mission10
Coordination at the System Level9
Time-Limited Services8
English Language Training8
Coordination at the Client Level6
Program Flexibility6
Linkage of Services and Cash Assistance6
Use of Financial Incentives for Employment6
Comprehensiveness of Services5
Use of Data by Programs/Providers to Monitor/Analyze Activities5
Signed Agreement with Client5
ORR Oversight and Guidance4
Caseload Size4
Outcome Orientation4
Use of Management Tools by Programs/Providers2
Availability of Community Support for Refugee2