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Alternative Staffing Outcomes for Job Candidates and Employers

University of Massachusetts - Boston

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $274,356
  • Grant Period July 1, 2010–August 31, 2011
  • Location Boston, MA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

Alternative staffing organizations put the staffing services model to work for job candidates who face labor market barriers. They have a dual goal of providing job brokering for workers who face barriers to employment, as well as delivering staffing services for customers who need workers. This renewal grant will provide funds for the University of Massachusetts – Boston to continue to analyze and document the job placement outcomes for clients of four alternative staffing organizations, including a comparison with hard-to-employ clients of conventional staffing firms.