Posts Tagged: community placement

Intriguing Statistics

We made this little video to share some interesting and informative employment statistics…and we’re positive that you will find the information to be thought provoking . Let us know what you think in the comments below. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRjM7pZk6z8&w=560&h=315]

Allen Quinn Video Resume

We’ve introduced Allen previously (May 6th, 2015 post), but take a look at his video resume, where he shows his zest for life, along with his varied interests and abilities. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc-Xckov7BI&w=420&h=315] This is a man who has enjoyed life by volunteering his time to contribute to his community, as well as being a family man…

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Our community employment team is in the process of revamping our promotional materials. Here is the second brochure in a series of three. We know, we started in the middle – just like Star Wars,…this is going to be epic! Let us know what you think in the comments. Enjoy! ~ “The Job Squad”

Meet Candace. She is one our newest job seekers. Candace recently graduated from high school, and is currently participating in the 4J school district’s Community Living Program, where she is gaining work experience working at UO Hamilton Hall, performing,  food & customer service duties. She has done everything from, food prep to cash handling. She…

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Job developer profile: Lorie Polk

“If there is anything that [people] can do well, I say let them do it. Give them a chance.” -Abraham Lincoln This week’s post is authored by contributor Clayton Cone. A big part of Lorie Polk’s work as a job developer is helping to train a job seeker once he or she is hired, and…

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Our friends at KEZI recently aired a story profiling some of Pearl Buck’s successful partnerships with local businesses.  If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s definitely worth a watch. Here’s a link to the full story, on the KEZI site: http://www.kezi.com/pearl-buck-and-the-community/ Togo’s Sandwiches is one of the businesses featured in that video, and lobby attendants Paul Koerner…

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This week’s post is authored by contributor Clayton Cone. For Keenan Toole, tool crib operator was a job he couldn’t pass up: it had good pay, good benefits and, as he would come to appreciate, good hours, at 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. He took the job, his first, and has worked at it since…

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