KRA/San Diego Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary of Career Center Opening

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KRA/San Diego Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary of Career Center Opening

On September 30, 2013, the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) News headlined “Open – Bank of America Merrill Lynch Career Center, reporting, “The new San Diego Central Library…offers free career development services to job seekers…made possible through a $400,000 … Continue Reading

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KRA Monthly Spotlight!

Our Spotlight! is shining brightly on a scenario created by a dedicated Career Agent, a  grateful jobseeker, and a strategic “e-source” growing in use among KRA Corporation programs across the country—accessing social networking sites (SNS) to assist customers in finding, … Continue Reading

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Staff Maximize Time With KRA Customers

PGWorks, operated by KRA for the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services, provides recipients of public-assistance with intensive workforce-development services, including job placement—providing the “clock” hasn’t run out.

Recently, Alicia Spriggs, Operations Manager, submitted to KRA News two … Continue Reading

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Welcome to KRA/Baltimore…Again!

Every KRA jobseeker-customer coming through the doors of the Work Participation, Placement, and Support Services Program—funded by the Baltimore City Department of Social Services for public-assistance recipients—receives a warm welcome.  However, some receive a second welcome, when they return … Continue Reading

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KRA’s Clark Hosts Breakfast With the Mayor Awards Ceremony

What a difference a year makes—when an individual is committed to excellence in service, not just in her own life, but in the lives of others.  Such is the case of Yvette Clark, then a KRA Corporation Lead Job Developer … Continue Reading

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KRA Monthly Spotlight!

Our August Spotlight! is shining brightly on four KRA Corporation staff members selected to participate in the first 12-month cycle of the National Association of Workforce Development Professional’s (NAWDP) New and Emerging Professionals (NEP) initiative.

The August 27, 2014, … Continue Reading

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KRA Customer Finds Grass is Greener in Other Fields

Leonard had worked as a Gardener for the same company for 14 years before his lay-off.  Lack of a job with steady income resulted in losing his housing, all of which fueled feelings of despair and uncertainty for the 56-year … Continue Reading

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KRA Helps Customer Find Road to Recovery

“Tory” was 37, a single mother of three—and a substance abuser—when she enrolled in PGWorks, operated by KRA Corporation for the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services.

Ashelley Wilder, KRA Career Agent, reported, ” Tory had no … Continue Reading

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Year Three HPOG Report Highlights Success of Career Pathway Model

According to the non-for-profit organization, LINCS (Long Island Network of Community Services), “a career pathway approach reorients existing education and workforce services from a myriad of disconnected programs to a coordinated structure that focuses on the individuals in need of … Continue Reading

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LTU Customer Finds Success at KRA/San Diego

With a BS in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics; an MBA in Administration/Marketing; and a good job with a 75-year old, multinational IT company, the unthinkable happened to Asok Raut—he was let go.  Overnight, he became a Dislocated Worker, and over … Continue Reading

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