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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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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Auburn Reporter names Orion CEO John Theisen Person of the Year

Jan 29, 2018 No Comments by

Congratulations to John Theisen, president and CEO of Alliance member Orion Industries in Auburn, Washington, who describes his work as “the best job I’ve ever had.” In 2016, Orion placed 157 people into community jobs, compared to fewer than 20 in 2000 when he joined the organization, eager to use his private sector business expertise […]

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Arts venue drawn to mission of Blue Jacket Staffing

Dec 04, 2017 No Comments by

The Embassy Theatre, a landmark venue in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, is giving Blue Jacket Staffing rave reviews as the theatre’s new janitorial services provider. Blue Jacket began servicing the contract last March, employing a 5-person team that consists of 2 full-time permanent crew leaders and 3 positions that are staffed on a transitional basis for 30 to […]

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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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