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San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber names TeenForce Non-profit of the Year

Jan 22, 2015 No Comments by

Congratulations to Alliance member TeenForce, recognized by the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber with its inaugural “Non-profit of the Year” award! “We embraced the TeenForce story the first time we heard it in 2012,” said Matt Mahood, CEO of the SJSV Chamber. “They simultaneously provide a hiring service to our Chamber members and support the […]

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More US employers to hire temps in 2015

Jan 09, 2015 No Comments by

A CareerBuilder survey finds that nearly half of employers plan to hire temporary or contract workers in 2015, up from last year’s survey, and 56% of employers hiring temporary workers plan to transition some into full-time, permanent employees. The top five areas cited for hiring include sales, customer service, IT, production and administrative. Visit Staffing […]

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Haven Staffing provides bridge to work for struggling job seekers

Dec 18, 2014 No Comments by

Alliance member Haven Staffing in Laguna Hills, California began operating this summer and helps foster youth aging out of care, single mothers and veteran job seekers achieve success in the workplace. Founder Scott Henderson has numerous corporate contracts from his 23 years in the supply chain packaging business and, with Haven Staffing, aims to “harness the power of […]

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Messaging guidance for employment social enterprises

Dec 02, 2014 No Comments by

A new resource from REDF offers communications guidance for alternative staffing and other employment-focused social enterprises. The messaging guidelines recommend key words and phrases that resonate with business customers, public officials and funders, based on a survey and in-depth interviews conducted by APCO Worldwide. In communicating with business customers, for example, the report highlights the […]

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SourceAmerica adds commercial staffing services to employ veterans and people with disabilities

Nov 12, 2014 No Comments by

SourceAmerica, a nonprofit agency that brokers federal government procurement contracts with local nonprofits that train and employ people with disabilities, is developing several new lines of business including Staffing Services, targeted to commercial (private sector) customers. For decades, SourceAmerica has helped federal government agencies buy products and services from a nationwide network of nonprofit “AbilityOne” […]

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