Category: Press Release

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CareerWork$® Celebrates Key Milestone As 4,000 Program Graduates Have Started New, Meaningful Careers

CareerWork$ is celebrating a key milestone: more than 4,000 graduates of its BankWork$® and CareerWork$ Medical® programs have started new, meaningful, and lasting careers after completing these programs.   “The real impact behind this incredible milestone is that it means more than 4,000 families now have far more economic stability,” said Sherry Cromett, President of CareerWork$. “That’s a milestone worth celebrating. As we...

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CareerWork$® Announces Alexis Jones as Latest Recipient of the Marc Hill Rising Star Award

CareerWork$ announced today that Alexis Jones, an April 2021 graduate of the BankWork$® program with our training partner Association House of Chicago, is the second and latest recipient of the CareerWork$ Marc Hill Rising Star Award. This spring, Alexis began her new career in financial services as an Associate Banker with Chase Bank. Launched in...

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CareerWork$® Program Manager Ruby Sloan Gives Back to the Program That Opened Doors for Her

If you are a BankWork$® or CareerWork$ Medical® Instructor, Career Navigator, employer partner, training partner, or even a Seattle-area BankWork$ student, chances are you’ve worked with CareerWork$ Program Manager Ruby Sloan.    Since she joined the team in 2017 as CareerWork$’s second program employee, Ruby has been instrumental in launching new programs, expanding to new markets, and supporting thousands of graduates as they enter new careers.  She is a key...

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CareerWork$ New Program Manager Dion Willis Brings Perspective As Former Career Navigator and Commitment to Help “Pay It Forward” for Students, Career Navigators, and Communities

Dion Willis has spent years working with communities to help create economic opportunity, and to open up access to financial literacy and job trainings.  “I want you to get a job, but I want you to get the job you want – in the right way.”  Now, as a new Program Manager for the national nonprofit organization CareerWork$,...

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CareerWork$® Welcomes Kiana Scott As Its First-Ever Director of Development to Support Organization’s Continued National Growth and Impact

The national nonprofit organization CareerWork$®, a signature program of the The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, announced today that Kiana Scott has joined as its first-ever Director of Development to help support the organization’s continued expansion and growing impact of its free career training programs across the country.  CareerWork$ connects young adults from low-income communities to...