Monthly Archives May 2016

KRA is Changing the Game and Raising the Bar

Success in the age of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) hinges on building strategic partnerships that support collaboration between Workforce Boards and the American Job Centers (AJC) system.  As an innovative, exceptional, and trusted AJC operator-partner, KRA is taking service delivery to the next level! At the NAWDP 2016 Annual Conference, we will be celebrating  Leadership Award Winner, KRA President & CEO, Knowlton R. Atterbeary, and Customer Service Award Winner, Ernestine Chambers, Operations Manager, for their outstanding and impactful contributions to our industry. Other KRA leaders will be presenting workshops that will help your entire team to change their game and raise
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Hiring Events Produce Exceptional Results for KRA Business Customers

Often, a targeted marketing approach is the best recruitment-and-selection process for businesses with diverse employment needs, and recent hiring events proved very effective in matching six employers’ requirements to jobseekers’ capabilities.  Final statistics still are being processed; however, there are enough firm and pending job offers, and second interviews scheduled, to indicate at least 50 new hires. David Holman, Job Developer for the KRA/TANF Employment Program (TEP), operated for the DC Department of Human Services, reports Rocketship Education, for whom KRA/TEP organized their first Virtual Job Fair, preferred to continue online screening and selection, while Home Depot personally assisted jobseekers in completing online applications, from which they selected candidates
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