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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New Member: Project Return, Nashville, Tennessee

Jun 29, 2017 No Comments by

The Alliance welcomes Project Return, a Nashville organization that helps people returning from incarceration gain steady employment and lead new, productive lives. Project Return begins its outreach inside correctional facilities to introduce its services and prepare individuals for this transition. Post-release, all who complete Project Return’s Job Readiness training are eligible for supportive services, including coaching and job search […]

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GoodWork Staffing opens first on-site office

May 09, 2017 No Comments by

Alliance member GoodWork Staffing recently became the primary vendor for two well-known distribution centers located in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. As a result, GoodWork Staffing has opened its first on-site office and currently has over 100 employees working and 100 more orders to fill for picking/packing positions! Opening an on-site office was a growth goal […]

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STEP Program builds life skills on pathway to stable employment

Jan 03, 2017 No Comments by

In the new year, Millionair Club Charity’s Temporary Staffing Solutions is implementing a “STEP Program” that will offer its workers financial incentives and job placement priority as they complete a series of trainings and meet employment and performance milestones. The Seattle staffing enterprise, which earned $2 million in revenues last year, currently manages a workforce […]

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