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What is alternative staffing?

Alternative staffing enterprises deliver competitive staffing services that connect employers with qualified, motivated talent while supporting thousands of marginalized job seekers to enter the labor market and achieve their employment goals.

Value to Employers

Employers cite four reasons they prefer using alternative staffing suppliers: better understanding of their business needs and priorities, higher quality screening and matching, greater responsiveness, and worker supports that improve performance and reliability.

Opportunities for Job Seekers

Temporary staffing is the fastest growing segment of the workforce and a key pathway to employment. Temporary placements offer job seekers a way to build their resume, develop skills and self confidence, and demonstrate their reliability and value to potential employers

Returns to Funders

Alternative Staffing Organizations (ASOs) leverage foundation and government grants with fee revenues from employers, lowering the cost to serve job seekers compared with other transitional employment.

for ASO 

Read our Introductory Guide and let us introduce you to practitioners serving similar job seekers. Join the Alliance to access benchmarking data, sales webinars, operating tools, and other business development resources. Read More


Galt Foundation partners to support skill-building and disaster recovery in Oklahoma

Apprentices earn skill credentials while repairing damaged homes.

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Meet Working Fields in Vermont!

Mission-driven staffing company employs and supports job seekers in recovery.

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Gina Hall guides team at Uplift Northwest to reimagine post-COVID economy

Uplift Northwest welcomes new leadership and engages with new partners as they celebrate 100 years!

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Resources and Events

Webinar Series: SNAP E&T for Employment Social Enterprises

Learn more about SNAP Employment & Training and how your enterprise can partner to help SNAP recipients find and retain employment.

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Checkr Fair Assessment Course

This 1-hour online course and certification defines background report terminology and uses scenarios to help businesses comply with EEOC guidelines and refine their hiring criteria and rationale for assessing candidates.

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Virtual RoundTables

Spend an hour every other week with fellow operators to discuss current business challenges, issues and opportunities.

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