Health systems work with On-Ramp program to turn jobs into careers

Scott Suttel Cain’s Cleveland Business Published February 20, 2022 04:00 AM Read the full article on Cain’s website Northeast Ohio’s three big health care systems — Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth and University Hospitals — are working with a variety of community partners on a project to train workers quickly for entry-level positions that offer a path…

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How Towards Employment Is Helping Launch New Careers

Interview by Chelsea Lyons Cleveland’s Star 102 Published Jul 19, 2021 6:57 PM Chelsea Lyons sits down to talk with Ronnie Cannon from Towards Employment about opportunities to begin careers. Ronnie discusses the three core programs and some new upcoming programs that can help one break into a new career field. You can find more information…

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Path to digital literacy: Bridging skills gap is critical to workforce success

Article written by Rachel Abbey McCafferty Published September 18, 2021 04:00 AM Read the original article here on Crain’s Cleveland Business. Today, technology is ever-more present at the workplace, whatever that workplace is. There’s increased automation; there are remote conference calls. Digital skills and literacy are a must, particularly for higher-wage jobs. “From an equity…

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The Cleveland Browns & TE Partnership

By Rebecca Shankman I have been to two Cleveland Browns football games in my life. The first, the Browns beat the New England Patriots; this was a surprise. The second, the entire stadium cheered as a video of the “team” I was going to spend the summer working with (Towards Employment) was shown on the…

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Key Bank Invests $1M in Towards Employment

KEY BANK INVESTS $1M IN TOWARDS EMPLOYMENT’S WORK TO CONNECT MORE PEOPLE TO CAREERS Towards Employment will graduate 1700 people from full career pathway model over three years Download the release Cleveland – The KeyBank Foundation has pledged $1 million dollars to grow Towards Employment’s work in connecting people to careers. Over three years, KeyBank’s support…

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Toast to Cleveland Chefs

Download release ToasttoCLEChefs. BLOOM BAKERY RELEASES FOUR NOT-TO-BE-MISSED CULINARY EXPERIENCES Attend a private dinner with a Food Network’s Chopped champion; tour a local winery; get an insider preview of a new Akron eatery; or go fishing with a chef! September 5, 2018 – CLEVELAND – Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, is auctioning three…

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Making Sense of Skills Based Hiring

Grace Heffernan Everywhere I turn it seems like people are talking about the changing nature of work.  In fact, just last month as a part of In Demand Jobs Week, OMJ ClevelandICuyahoga County hosted Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) to discuss the very topic.  And while the discussion was varied, covering everything from robots and…

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Summer of Bloom – Find us at Cleveland's Markets and Festivals

FIND BLOOM BAKERY AT CLEVELAND’S MARKETS & EVENTS THIS SUMMER Bloom is participating in the Cleveland Flea, Night Market Cleveland, Tri-C Cleveland Eats and Inaugural Cleveland Metroparks Taste on the Lake  May 22, 2018 – CLEVELAND- Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, is setting up shop at the Cleveland Flea, Night Market Cleveland, Cleveland…

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