Author Archives: Marcie Dingle

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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KRA’s Staley Elected to NAWDP Executive Committee

Kimberly Staley, Vice President and Director of Client Services, has been elected by the Board of Directors of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) to serve on the Executive Committee, a standing body that provides “a decision-making mechanism … Continue Reading

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