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It wasn’t too long ago that I was a frontline staff member joining the WorkBOOST NYC ecosystem to help YearUp participants become financially secure. I remember being excited at the prospect of being able to offer the new financial security services into our program, but also being skeptical about how I was going to learn everything I needed to know to help people build financial security. This
“Our best job retention comes from those who have engaged in our financial coaching services. They have a financial goal fresh in mind and someone to hold them accountable.” Ben Rogers, Financial Coach — CitySquare, Dallas, TX If you talk to anyone providing workforce development services, you quickly hear their strong desire to make a difference. They are passionately focused on bett
Across the nation, nonprofit organizations are facing hard facts about their leadership bench: There are far more leadership opportunities than there are leaders ready to take the reins. Detroit is no exception. The City faces a significant need for a stronger pipeline of workforce system leadership talent for the same reasons the rest of the nation is paying attention to this issue. Yet, in Detro
This blog is the second in a five-part series co-written by Corporation for a Skilled Workforce and The Financial Clinic. Integration Has its Challenges, But It Can Be Done! Part 3 — What about roadblocks? The author, Dr. Seuss once said, “How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did i
This blog is the second in a five-part series co-written by Corporation for a Skilled Workforce and The Financial Clinic. Financial Insecurity: A Barrier to a Jobseekers Success. Part 2 - How to Integrate  The concept of integrating financial security strategies into a workforce development program sounds like a great idea, right? There are benefits that staff and participants alike can sei