Member Profile: GTS Staffing, Louisville & Lexington, Kentucky

Jan 30, 2017 No Comments by

Read our interview with Helen Hadlock, Manager of GTS Staffing in Kentucky, which serves diverse businesses in Louisville and Lexington, and emphasizes its mission to employ and support disadvantaged job seekers in attracting new business clients.

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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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Member Profile: Goodwill Staffing Group, Austin, Texas

Mar 12, 2014 No Comments by

With its recent rebranding, Goodwill Staffing Group in Austin has grown private sector business sales from $50,000 in 2011 to nearly $2 million in 2013, and increased annual job seekers placed from 600 to over 1,000. In a recent interview, President Rudy Herrera discusses changes in their marketing approach underlying this success.

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Member Profile: First Step Staffing, Atlanta

Apr 30, 2013 No Comments by

First Step Staffing is a nonprofit enterprise launched in 2007 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Greg Block as a strategy to help homeless individuals re-enter the workforce, earn steady income and break the cycle of homelessness. First Step partners with a variety of transitional housing organizations in Atlanta to recruit job-ready individuals. A second business line, […]

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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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