TalentNEO Update

TalentNEO Update:  Skill assessments show promise as a means to reduce hiring disparities by race, more data needed  By Rebecca Kusner Download the pdf of this blog. Across the country and across sectors, everyone is talking skills.  Skills-gap, upskilling, soft…

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National Skills Coalition Reflection

Last month, Towards Employment was represented at the National Skills Coalition (NSC) annual Skills Summit, a conference that engages stakeholders from across the country in a national agenda to help build up our country’s workforce and the policy changes to…

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Making a Clear Pathway

Towards Employment staff participated in Making a Clear Pathway: Transitioning for Successful Reentry organized by the Literacy Cooperative in conjunction with Cuyahoga Community College, Seeds of Literacy, Cuyahoga County Public Library and Towards Employment. The event helped adult literacy providers…

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Ellen’s Story

In August 2015, Ellen stepped up and onto a career pathway.  She was a returning citizen who went through Towards Employment job readiness program. She decided she wanted a career in construction and after a work experience with Habitat for…

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