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Member Profile: Goodwill Staffing, Colorado Springs

Mar 13, 2013 No Comments by

Goodwill Staffing in Colorado Springs began operating in 1998 as a way to expand employment services to economically disadvantaged individuals referred from the Department of Human Services. Around that time, Goodwill job developers were increasingly hearing from employers, “We use staffing companies,” and management was aware of other Goodwills that had developed staffing agencies. Discover […]

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New Member Paul Zaremba, Southland Health Care Forum

Mar 12, 2013 No Comments by

The Alliance welcomes Paul Zaremba, Program Director for the Southland Health Care Forum in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Established in 2000, the Southland Health Care Forum (SHCF) is a partnership of community hospitals, community-based organizations, and colleges in the south suburbs of Chicago that collaborates to address staffing shortages in the health professions and other common […]

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TeenForce progressing toward goal for foster youth Hiring Fair

Mar 11, 2013 No Comments by

Congratulations to TeenForce, now about halfway to its goal to secure 100 jobs for current and former foster youth with San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce members.  So far, 12 employers have committed to 47 positions and more are in the works. TeenForce and local youth agencies are collaborating to prepare and place the […]

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Planning for Health Care Reform, Part 2

Mar 05, 2013 No Comments by

Our initial post about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) focused on explaining the formulas for determining your organization’s size and estimating the number of temporary workers who qualify as full-time employees. Since then, the IRS has issued additional guidance related to these calculations and other basic aspects of the law. While the regulations are not […]

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Why Use the Services of Alternative Staffing Organizations: Perspectives from Customer Businesses

Feb 11, 2013 No Comments by

Rounding out its series of reports about findings from the Mott Foundation-funded Alternative Staffing Demonstration, the most recent paper produced by the Center for Social Policy at the University of Massachusetts-Boston highlights how businesses use temporary staffing and for what purposes they employ ASOs over conventional staffing agencies. Click “Read more” to download the paper. Among […]

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