Alternative Staffing Model

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First Step Staffing expands into Philadelphia

Jan 16, 2018 No Comments by

First Step Staffing has acquired a portion of the Philadelphia-based division of On Time Staffing, a for-profit staffing company specializing in warehouse, packaging and production jobs, which will now become part of First Step’s nonprofit social enterprise. First Step will partner with On Time Staffing, the City of Philadelphia and local social service providers to […]

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Chrysalis validates job retention outcomes with new approach

Jan 02, 2018 No Comments by

Long-term employment retention is a key measure of alternative staffing organizations’ (ASOs’) effectiveness in enabling disadvantaged job seekers to achieve economic stability. Tracking this outcome, though, is resource intensive and a challenge for many operators, even as they recognize the immense value of this data to inform service delivery and strengthen the case made to […]

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Municipal contracts boost ASOs’ impact

Dec 14, 2017 No Comments by

Members GoodTemps in Muskegon, Michigan and WorkSquare in Miami, Florida have added significant new business in 2017 servicing multi-year staffing contracts with their respective City and County governments. GoodTemps’ three-year contract with the City of Muskegon has added over 100 new positions and generated over $1 million in new revenue, staffing the City’s L.C. Walker […]

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Arts venue drawn to mission of Blue Jacket Staffing

Dec 04, 2017 No Comments by

The Embassy Theatre, a landmark venue in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, is giving Blue Jacket Staffing rave reviews as the theatre’s new janitorial services provider. Blue Jacket began servicing the contract last March, employing a 5-person team that consists of 2 full-time permanent crew leaders and 3 positions that are staffed on a transitional basis for 30 to […]

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Goodwill’s new training lab meets staffing demand for certified cable installers

Nov 20, 2017 No Comments by

The Goodwill Career and Technical Academy at Goodwill Industries of Central Texas in Austin has opened a BISCI-certified training lab to meet growing demand for low-voltage wiring and cable installers in their region. Goodwill Staffing places the new graduates and is thrilled to be serving this industry, which pays high starting wages, offers strong advancement […]

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