TITLE

Give me your POOR

AUTHOR(S)
Fenn, Donna
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Inc.;Jun2000, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the recruitment practices of companies that employ former welfare recipients. Social services agency in which Microboard Processing Inc. has developed a customized training program for prospective employees; Problems faced by welfare recipients going into the workforce; Employment strategy of Tucker Technology Inc. INSETS: A nursery tale;Credit where credit is due.
ACCESSION #
3151228

 

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