DePaul Industries expands to Minneapolis

Mar 27, 2019 No Comments by

Congratulations to Alliance member DePaul Industries on its expansion to Minneapolis! The Portland, Oregon-based enterprise opened a staffing services branch in Minneapolis last October at the invitation of Minnesota Diversified Industries (MDI), a nonprofit with a similar mission to serve people with disabilities by offering inclusive employment opportunities and services. MDI’s commercial services include contract […]

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MaineWorks and WorkSquare named “Best for the World”

Mar 19, 2019 No Comments by

Certified B Corporations promote an inclusive economy and operate as forces for good in the communities where they operate. Alliance members and Certified B Corps MaineWorks in Portland, Maine and WorkSquare in Miami, Florida have been honored as Best for the World: Customers, in recognition of their impact delivering business services that promote public benefit, target underserved […]

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Staffing firms approved to sponsor apprenticeship programs

Dec 27, 2018 No Comments by

Apprenticeship programs combine on-the-job training and classroom instruction, and are a key approach to growing a skilled workforce in manufacturing, construction, health care and technology. Apprenticeships may last from one to six years, depending on the occupation and model, and lead to industry-recognized credentials and often, college credits, too. Last year, the US Department of […]

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Goodwill Staffing grows pipeline of temp-to-hire talent

Dec 10, 2018 No Comments by

Looking ahead to the new year, Alliance member Goodwill Staffing Services in Middle Georgia is positioned to focus solely on making temp-to-hire and direct hire placements with external employer clients. Internal staffing services for its Goodwill parent, formerly a sizable portion of business revenues, have been shifted to Goodwill’s Human Resources Department. Vice President of […]

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Valeo Vocation helps homeless find jobs, succeed in workplace

Aug 31, 2018 1 Comment by

Alliance member Valeo Vocation (pronounced Valéo) has opened for business in Tacoma, Washington, using a staffing enterprise approach to connect homeless job seekers with meaningful employment. Founder and CEO Sherri Jensen brings to the venture a solid combination of career experience in the temporary staffing industry and an extensive network of nonprofit contacts gained through […]

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