KRA’s Hennessey Accepts 2014 NAWDP Customer Service Award

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KRA’s Hennessey Accepts 2014 NAWDP Customer Service Award

For the second year in a row, a KRA Corporation employee has received the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals’ Jodi Spiegel Enhancement of Customer Service Award.  Mary Hennessey, KRA Retention Specialist, is multi-credentialed—Certified Workforce Development Professional: Job Seeker … Continue Reading

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KRA Gets Non-Custodial Parent-Customers Back on Track

A critical component of the PGWorks Employment and Training Program, operated by KRA Corporation for the Prince George’s County of Department of Social Services, is the Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program for jobseekers struggling with child-support obligations due to lack … Continue Reading

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Job-Driven Training Initiatives and the Opportunity for All

The Department of Labor (DOL) has been in lockstep with the current administration in trying to make good on President Obama’s promise of Opportunity for All.

There has been a lot of emphasis placed on the President’s second step of … Continue Reading

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KRA’s New Community Partner Assists Fathers-in-Need

On the way to his 4th-floor office at 200 East Lexington Street, David Clements, Founder/Executive Director, House of David Advocates for Fathers (HOD), always observed a flurry of activity on the 2nd floor.  Curious, he paid a … Continue Reading

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KRA/Baltimore Hosts Successful Horseshoe Casino Legendary Academy

KRA Corporation’s Work Participation, Placement, and Support Services Program, operated for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, recently hosted its first Horseshoe Casino Baltimore Legendary Candidates Academy as part of a city-wide recruitment effort to fill 1,700 … Continue Reading

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Administration Focuses on Job-driven Training, Apprenticeships in Workforce Development

In a continuing effort to match and develop the skills of workers to employers’ needs to help catalyze employment, the fourth and final round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program, as well as … Continue Reading

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KRA/Baltimore Customer Referrals Increase as Result of Client Tour

As the newest Baltimore City Department of Social Services’ (DSS) vendor providing Work Participation, Placement, and Support Services for recipients of Temporary Cash Assistance, KRA Corporation recently began its second year of operation participating in an eight-District tour of vendors … Continue Reading

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Grants to Develop Long-term U.S. Workforce through Education and Skills Acquisition

Since President Obama issued his call-to-action at the beginning of the year, the efforts of the current administration regarding workforce development have remained consistently strong particularly with regard to the at-risk youth and veteran populations—two groups that KRA Corporation feels … Continue Reading

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KRA Monthly Spotlight!

Our Spotlight! is shining on the San Diego Metro Region American Job Center of California’s Ault/Dislocated Worker (A/DW) Program, operated by KRA Corporation and funded through WIA by the San Diego Workforce Partnership.

Lisa Fuller, Octavia Jones, Stacy Lorkowski, and … Continue Reading

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KRA’s Watkins Presents at California Workforce Association Conference

Lavar Watkins, Business Services Manager, San Diego Metro Region Career Centers, operated by KRA Corporation, is presenting two workshops at the CWA Annual Spring Workforce Development Conference: Meeting the Challenge – Enhancing our Capacity to Impact Income Mobility, Continue Reading

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