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Cara Connects celebrates business growth with new name

Oct 30, 2017 No Comments by

After a quarter century of helping motivated individuals find a pathway to employment success, The Cara Program has gone through a major rebranding, shortening its name to Cara and changing its logo and slogan to reflect their passionate, can-do attitude towards the people they serve. Cara’s new tagline, “Let’s Get to Work,” is meant as […]

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Goodwill Temps opens in Jacksonville, Florida

Oct 20, 2017 No Comments by

Congratulations to Goodwill of North Florida on their launch of Goodwill Temps in Jacksonville! The staffing enterprise has initially begun making internal placements within Goodwill and is finalizing contracts with its first two commercial accounts. Leah Lynch, Vice President of Career Services at Goodwill of North Florida, has led the development of the new venture, […]

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Clean Slate Clearinghouse helps people clear criminal records

Oct 10, 2017 No Comments by

The Council of State Governments (CSG) has launched the Clean Slate Clearinghouse, a comprehensive online resource with state-by-state information on record clearing procedures, links to application forms and guides, and a directory of pro bono legal service providers. The site aims to provide a user-friendly tool for people with criminal records and non-legal service providers, while also […]

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“This is a dream job. My life has changed 100 percent.”

Sep 26, 2017 No Comments by

Last year after his release from prison, Darnell Wood was living in a homeless shelter while struggling to find a job. Today, thanks to First Step Staffing and Mr. Wood’s strong work ethic and professionalism, he’s working full-time as a supervisor for a company that works for the Atlanta Braves and their home field SunTrust Park. He […]

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New Member: Phoenix Hometown Hires, Wilmington, North Carolina

Sep 12, 2017 No Comments by

The Alliance welcomes new member Phoenix Hometown Hires, a nonprofit in North Carolina’s Cape Fear region that helps job seekers attain employment and improve their economic stability. Job seekers initially participate in Jobs Week, a 32-hour week-long workshop that equips them with skills needed to find and maintain employment. People who are working continue with […]

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