Today's New York Times Opinion page carried an inspiring story about the remarkable success of a transitional jobs program run by Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO), a New York organization that specializes in helping former criminal offenders return to work. A study published last month by the US Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families found a reduction in recidivism by up to 26%. What's more, this program greatly contributes to the public good, and helps parolees and those on probation gain valuable work and life skills.
I'm a certified career coach based in Philadelphia. I started my own practice to help people land their dream jobs and achieve their individual definitions of success.
I also keep this blog with my musings on changes in the employment landscape, advice for job seekers, links to other career-related articles, and anything else that catches my interest.