Customer Service: KRA/VIEW Style – Part 1

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Platform to Employment Program Gets CT State Funding

KRA Corporation was pleased to learn last week that the Platform to Employment (P2E) Program received a boost with Connecticut (CT) Governor Dannel Malloy proposing to dedicate $3.6 million to create a statewide P2E initiative.  This action represents the first … Continue Reading

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Mayor Gray Visits KRA at “The Hive”

Last week, DC Mayor Vincent Gray visited The Hive 2.0— as in location #2—to welcome the new-comers to the historic Anacostia neighborhood, and to speak with occupants, including KRA Corporation, about their enterprises.   

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Representative Davis Listens to KRA Customers

Recently, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-San Diego) hosted a Roundtable Discussion—set up by the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP)—to hear first-hand from long-term jobless San Diegans impacted by the loss of Emergency Unemployment Insurance (EUI) benefits.  KRA Corporation, which operates Continue Reading

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KRA Monthly Spotlight!

This month’s Spotlight! is shining brightly on the power of the General Education Development (GED®) certificate, and the value it holds for those KRA Corporation jobseeker-customers who were unable to complete high school and need a credential to … Continue Reading

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Workforce Dropout Rate a Source of Concern

Lawmakers continue to be gridlocked over the future of long-term benefits and the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, the need for which underscores how dire the labor market currently is.

Another indicator of that fact is the continued increase in the … Continue Reading

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Senator Blumenthal Holds Press Conference at KRA/CTWorks

Recently, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), held a Press Conference at the Hartford office of the CTWorks’ One-Stop Career Center, which is supported by Capital Workforce Partners (CWP) and its regional partners.   KRA Corporation manages and oversees the Workforce Investment Act Continue Reading

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Unemployment Benefits Extension Stalls in the Senate

KRA Corporation looks at the most recent development in the Senate regarding the extension of long-term emergency unemployment benefits.

What looked like a promising inroad to the extension of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) benefit that expired at the end … Continue Reading

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KRA’s Botts on Fox TV Morning News

For the fourth time in as many years, Charles K. Botts III, KRA Trainer and Subject Matter Expert, CTWorks One-Stop Career Center Program, appeared on the “Good Morning Connecticut” show on Hartford’s Fox affiliate TV station, Fox 61.

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A Look at the Size and State of the Current U.S. Workforce

KRA Corporation takes a look at the U.S. workforce, how it stands, and some potential factors that could be affecting it.

A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Labor Participation rate graph shows that the rate of participation for workers … Continue Reading

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Customer Service: KRA/VIEW Style – Part 1

Whether jobseekers or employers, KRA Corporation customers are the absolute center of our workforce development services and programs.  For KRA, the customer is always right, because it is that individual who best knows what they need or want when they … Continue Reading

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