Alliance member EmergeWORKS has a new, major resource to help candidates prepare for career pathways and offer business clients the advantage of reduced training costs for entry-level workers! The EMERGE Career and Technology Center (ECTC) opened in March and provides a full suite of job readiness and job skills workshops under one roof. EMERGE’s staffing […]
EMBERS Staffing Solutions (ESS) operates in Vancouver, British Columbia’s Downtown Eastside, an area of the city notorious for record levels of crime, drug use, poverty, and a large number of people with mental health problems. Launched in 2008 to provide work opportunities for people graduating from addiction recovery programs, ESS struggled through four years of […]
In the latest issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Derek Snook, founder and president of In Every Story (IES) Labor Services in Charleston, South Carolina, discusses his company’s approach to helping day laborers improve their financial security, fulfill personal goals and achieve full-time employment.
The Alliance welcomes new member Advance Memphis Staffing in Memphis, Tennessee. Launched in 2009, the staffing enterprise is a for-profit business of Advance Memphis, a faith-based nonprofit that helps residents in one of Tennessee’s poorest zip codes become economically self-sufficient. The staffing business got its start when a local executive at a large manufacturing firm […]
As a training and employment resource to job seekers and businesses in Middle Georgia and South Carolina, Goodwill Staffing Services complements Goodwill’s Job Connection Centers and helps Helms College culinary students earn while they learn. Meet Diane Wall, who discusses their market positioning and highlights their recent success managing a high-volume “surge” staffing request.