Blue Jacket grows talent pipeline for area manufacturers

May 31, 2018 No Comments by

Manufacturing is a key employment driver in northeast Indiana, with industries ranging from medical device and vehicle production to food processing and defense contracting. In a recent panel discussion about Manufacturing and Workforce Development produced by Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Jarrod Williams, Staffing Sales Coordinator at Alliance member Blue Jacket, reflected on their experiences […]

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America Forward celebrates 10th anniversary

Apr 20, 2018 No Comments by

Congratulations to America Forward on 10 years of progress bringing together social entrepreneurs and policy makers to advance policy agendas that foster innovation, reward results, catalyze cross-sector partnerships, and translate local impact into national change! As a member of the America Forward Coalition, the Alternative Staffing Alliance is one of over 70 organizations working to […]

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“The most impactful thing I’ve done in my career”

Apr 05, 2018 No Comments by

Dru Laws, senior vice president at Seljan Company in Wisconsin, is a strong advocate for tapping into talent pools that are often overlooked or dismissed. Addressing fellow industry executives at last week’s national meeting of the Association of Rotational Molders, Dru shared his company’s success partnering with Alliance member Diversified Personnel Services at Opportunities, Inc. […]

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New Member: UpStaff Personnel, Asheville, North Carolina

Mar 15, 2018 No Comments by

The Alliance welcomes new member UpStaff Personnel, an enterprise of Green Opportunities (GO!) in Asheville, North Carolina! UpStaff Personnel targets large volume accounts with temp-to-hire opportunities including Biltmore Farms Hotels, the City of Asheville, and the City’s Housing Authority. GO! has operated its staffing business for five years, and prioritized its growth in 2017 as […]

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Harmon Personnel a key partner in Second Chance Initiative

Feb 14, 2018 No Comments by

Congratulations to member Harmon Personnel Services, a partner in the Second Chance Employment and Training Initiative, one of nine community-driven projects in Massachusetts to be awarded a $75,000 state Urban Agenda grant. The initiative aims to help people in recovery overcome complex barriers to employment and will incorporate Harmon Personnel’s staffing services, plus coaching, case […]

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