Member Profile: TCP Staffing, Chicago, Illinois

Mar 15, 2016 No Comments by

Meet Joe Mutuc, Managing Director of TCP Staffing at The Cara Program in Chicago. Now in its third year, the business is using a new “mobile” onboarding approach to grow its candidate pipeline in order to grow sales and expand its customer base.

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REDF selects seven Alliance members for social investment portfolio

Feb 18, 2016 No Comments by

REDF, the California-based social venture investment fund, has announced a new portfolio of 22 employment social enterprises, including seven Alliance members! REDF’s award from the federal Social Innovation Fund (SIF) is partially funding its 2016 portfolio, selected after a nationwide competition that drew over 200 applicants from 36 states. The portfolio organizations will collectively receive […]

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Social Innovator Award presented to TCP Staffing

Oct 30, 2015 No Comments by

Congratulations to The Cara Program, presented with the Chicago Innovation Awards’ 2015 Social Innovator Award for TCP Staffing! The Chicago Innovation Awards recognize and support companies that generate novel solutions to important problems and make an impact across public, private and nonprofit sectors. In all, 24 organizations were selected from a pool of some 535 […]

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New report highlights key drivers of social enterprise success

Sep 25, 2015 No Comments by

REDF introduced its report Impact to Last: Lessons from the Front Lines of Social Enterprises to members of the Social Enterprise for Jobs (SE4Jobs) Working Group during last week’s Social Enterprise Alliance Summit15 in Denver. The report profiles 10 high-performing, high-impact employment social enterprises across the US and describes five common drivers of their success: […]

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The Cara Program: Job retention metrics show ability to deliver motivated, reliable workers

Jan 28, 2014 No Comments by

Alternative staffing organizations (ASOs) understand the importance of metrics in making their business case to employers and demonstrating their social impact to donors and investors. Yet many ASOs find it challenging to track their workers’ employment status after they leave the ASO. In the Alternative Staffing Demonstration that studied worker outcomes, for example, four participating […]

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