Monthly Archives June 2022

KRA Monthly Spotlight!

KRA Partners with Chicago-based Multinational on Critical Hiring Effort Specialists on KRA’s Career and Business Services Teams support area employers in high-demand industries all across the country. For the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, KRA operates the Westside American Job Center, as well as the Chatham Education & Workforce Center on the Southside. Corey Person, KRA Work Based Learning Coordinator, reports, “In 2012, I worked at Mondelēz International as a Job Developer, specializing in OJT placements for Machine Operators.  A co-worker, Rita Lopez, and I placed 50+ jobseekers in OJT positions.” Mondelēz posts average annual revenues of $26 billion, with operations
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KRA Launches Hiring Effort for Local Baltimore Entrepreneur

Valued at USD 19.3 billion in 2021, the organic personal-care sector of the Health and Wellness Industry is expected to reach USD 42.19 billion by 2030—an extremely favorable forecast for Fran Ngong, owner of Fran’s Organic Bodycare in Towson Center Mall and the BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. One day, she mentioned an immediate need to fill three positions to a colleague, who recommended Ms. Ngong contact the KRA Work Participation, Placement, and Support Services Program. On May 26, 2022, she contacted Shawnda Walker, KRA/Baltimore Lead Job Developer, who recommended an in-person Job Fair on June 2, 2022, as the best
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