Author Archives: Marcie Dingle
The New York Daily News article headlined “Dump That Résumé! A New App is Kicking Old School Job Searches to the Curb”, referring to Apploi, an interactive mobile employment tool, allowing jobseekers to create portfolios and profiles; access audio/video features; … Continue Reading
Indispensable to the success of the KRA/Baltimore Work Participation, Placement, and Support Services Program,funded by the Department of Social Services, is the Community Work Experience component, which provides jobseeker-customers with two invaluable opportunities: one, hands-on workplace experience for those … Continue Reading
Last October, we featured a story on Bernette Makuson, who had gained fulltime employment as a Social Service Representative with the DC Department of Human Services—KRA client for the operation of the TANF Employment Program (TEP)—after completing a 4-month, … Continue Reading
Recently, prominent San Diego elected officials and community leaders gathered to celebrate the many successful accomplishments of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Career Center located at the downtown San Diego Central Library.
The Career Center—the newest member of the … Continue Reading
Our Spotlight! is shining brightly on KRA Program Manager Pamela Carnes and her team that proudly operate the Alameda County Business Development Group (ACBDG), on behalf of the Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (ACWIB). Pamela’s article, Alameda County Helps Companies … Continue Reading
KRA’s December 2014 Spotlight! featured a new partnership between the TANF Employment Program, KRA-operated for the DC Department of Human Services, and the DC Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management for a series of industry-specific Workforce Readiness Workshops. … Continue Reading
On March 19, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT, Don Scott, Senior Vice President, KRA Workforce Operations and Felicia Flournoy, Director, KRA Workforce Innovation, will be interviewed on Workforce Central Online Radio (WCOR) to discuss WIOA: Succeeding at Integrated Service Delivery… Continue Reading
Over the past 5 years, some KRA Community Involvement News headlines have read, “CTWorks Launches Fundraiser for Hartford-area UW…CTWorks Closer to UW Goal…CTWorks UW Fundraising Campaign Exceeds Goal; and CTWorks Raises More than $2K for UW.”… Continue Reading
When the salon—that had been her home-away-from-home since the age of 24—closed, Delisha Miller’s world was turned upside-down. At 44, with 4 children, naturally her first question focused on how she was going to support her family?
Delisha found her … Continue Reading
Research studies agree: ex-offenders are less likely to return to crime—and prison—if they have jobs, a place to live, and a serious commitment to succeed. But, more often than not, even a serious commitment is not enough for success, unless … Continue Reading