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Makin’ it Work: Skills Development, a Job and Follow-Up

Published on 05/05/2009

Having proven its effectiveness during two pilot projects, “Makin’ it Work” continues to provide job seekers with hands-on experience, new skills and mentoring from local employers.  The project leadership team is now reviewing ways to provide follow-up support people need to make a lasting transition to full-time employment.  This project is similar to a job training initiative operating in Saint John, NB called “TIES 2 Work.”  Vibrant Communities organizers in both cities have learned from one another’s efforts.

ISBN – 1-55382-370-2

Summary

Having proven its effectiveness during two pilot projects, “Makin’ it Work” continues to provide job seekers with hands-on experience, new skills and mentoring from local employers.

Topic(s)

Cities and communities, Employment and labour, Income security