Top down buy in is crucial to ensuring the company’s hiring needs remain aligned to the defined unemployed hiring goals and overall SCF services. At SCF, executive sponsorship is driven via a Board of Directors composed exclusively of business executives in the C-suite with a particular emphasis on CHROs. An executive sponsor is typically the […]
Bringing together numerous public sector, nonprofit and private sector leaders to collaborate was key to the design and launch of SCF. This level of support demonstrated that SCF’s mission was a civic priority and generated needed engagement in the business community. By engaging the community’s local leaders they become executive champions and the catalyst for […]
Executive champions in the community are vital to send a market signal that a demand-driven model to address unemployment and underemployment is a civic priority in one’s community. A local champion that was crucial for success for SCF included the City of Chicago and Mayor’s Office as they have provided key startup funding that helped […]
The flexibility and speed required to fulfill the hiring goals of businesses require access to diverse funding sources. Access to funds beyond WIA funding has been instrumental to the innovative and consultative business engagement work required to hire the unemployed. Click here to learn more about diversifying your funding mix.
By design, SCF strives to utilize private sector hiring and sourcing practices that have been modified to find unemployed and underemployed talent. SCF’s consultative approach with employer partner companies allows the experienced SCF Client Services Team to understand hiring challenges and create customized solutions, rather than simply using a one size fits all approach. Click […]