Goodwill Staffing Group in Austin continually listens to local employers to understand their needs and develop long-term solutions. In the tightening labor market, a common refrain from businesses has been, “We need people with basic skills who are dependable.” In response, Goodwill has been piloting Just in Time trainings, free, one-to-three week courses that give […]
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Read our interview with Janet Ludden, Executive Vice President at EMERGE Community Development, and head of their new Enterprise Division, a portfolio of four diverse employment social enterprises including their staffing business EmergeWORKS!
The New York Times recently featured Alliance member MaineWorks as part of its Prototype series, describing the company’s mission to create job opportunities in commercial construction for individuals with criminal records stemming from substance abuse. Many of MaineWorks’ candidates are in recovery from addiction, and the opportunity to work is an invaluable part of that […]
Now in its second year of operations, GoodSource Staffing has placed over 400 individuals in jobs since opening its doors in April 2015. Over two-thirds of GoodSource’s candidates are homeless while many others face unstable housing situations. GoodSource mainly serves private sector employers, but has also begun supplying workers to the City of Orlando and […]
Congratulations to Alliance member WorkSquare and its President Ian James, selected by the Miami-Dade chapter of SCORE for its 2016 Miami Business and Leadership Service Award! This award honors an individual making significant contributions to Miami-Dade County through their efforts and passion to help others. Founded in 2008 by Vanessa Bartram, WorkSquare combines temp-to-hire job […]