Goodwill’s new training lab meets staffing demand for certified cable installers

Nov 20, 2017 No Comments by

The Goodwill Career and Technical Academy at Goodwill Industries of Central Texas in Austin has opened a BISCI-certified training lab to meet growing demand for low-voltage wiring and cable installers in their region. Goodwill Staffing places the new graduates and is thrilled to be serving this industry, which pays high starting wages, offers strong advancement […]

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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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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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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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Wheels to Work finds strong employer demand for transit services

Aug 25, 2017 No Comments by

Alliance member Hope Network in Grand Rapids, Michigan launched Wheels to Work in June of 2016 to address a gap in public transit services to Walker, a nearby suburb where many manufacturing firms are located. A year later, they have provided over 70,000 rides, connecting new hires and incumbent workers with over 15 participating employers, some […]

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