- Program Gives Homeless 'Jump Start' at a Better Life. CASTO, JAMES E. // State Journal (WV);3/7/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p18
The article focuses on the new program offered by the Cabell-Huntington Coalition for the Homeless in Huntington, West Virginia called Job First, wherein homeless and at-risk individuals will undergo traditional employment programs and put them through broad training before placing them in a job.
- Got one, thanks. Grund, John M. // Oregon Business Magazine;Dec99, Vol. 22 Issue 13, p18
Reports on the opening of Boxcar Bertha's Coffee House in Portland, Oregon. Extension of Sisters of the Road Cafe's job training program; Job skills training for low-income and homeless people; Use of net profits to support other sisters of the Road Cafe programs; Boxcar Bertha's demonstration...
- Covenants, External Effects and Employability. Korver, Ton; Oeij, Peter R. A. // European Journal of Social Quality;2006, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p50
Employability is on the agenda. Yet, we lack the institutional structures and mechanisms to effectively promote it. Most of our labour instititutions are at the national level on the one hand, on the industrial and company level on the other hand. Collective bargaining, for example, is typically...
- German project breaks the catch-22 of no home, no job. Sacirbey, Omar // Christian Science Monitor;4/2/98, Vol. 90 Issue 88, p7
Looks at the `Bridge - Work Instead of Homelessness' project run by the Institute for Training and Advice in Dresden, Germany. How the program provides jobs for homeless people renovating a 300-year old villa in Dresden; The relationship between unemployment and homelessness in Germany; The...
- Hotel gives homeless a chance at a comeback. Daugherty, Christi // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/20/96, Vol. 16 Issue 46, p21
Reports that homeless persons from the Garden District shelter were given employment opportunities at the New Orleans Riverside hotel. Reasons for employing homeless persons; Background information on the Garden District shelter; Insight on hotel's employment program for homeless persons.
- Getting homeless youth into employment and training. Wildman, Paul; Stokes, Marie // Youth Studies;Aug90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p36
Describes Homeless Youth Employment Skills Program in the hope that it may assist in the design of similar programs in Australia. Program design issues; Course components of the study; Outcomes and evaluation of the study. INSETS: Course participant, `Anita'.;Course participant, `Susan'..
- The employer's role in the job success of people who are homeless. Ratcliff, Kimberly A.; Shillito, Lee S. // Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal;Winter1996, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p87
Investigates employer experiences with homeless individuals who graduated from a job training program and secured employment in their workplaces. Role of employer in homeless people's job success.
- Homeless workers contradict myths. Filipowski, Diane // Personnel Journal;Mar93, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p49
States that many employers have resisted hiring the homeless out of fear that they're crazy, substance abusers or unclean. How TW Recreational Services Inc. (TWR) found instead that homeless people want to develop job skills, and they make good employees. Hiring process; Training. INSET: More...
- A homeless idea. // Waste News;8/19/96, Vol. 2 Issue 14, p8
Editorial. Focuses on Sacramento, California recycler Kelly Smith's plan to provide jobs for the homeless. Location of Smith's facility in neighborhood populated with the homeless; Local residents' opposition to the idea.