Job seeker focus: People with disabilities, People with criminal records, People experiencing homelessness, Young adults, Veterans, Long-term unemployed
Range of candidates managed weekly: 1,200-1,900
Staffing services: Temp, Temp-to-hire, Direct hire
Industries served: Warehouse/logistics, Hospitality, Construction
What employers value most about our staffing services: As we all work to recover from the pandemic, First Step is able to quickly meet our customers' hiring needs, filling orders rapidly with a well-supported and motivated workforce. Our transportation model ensures employees report on time every day!
Biggest challenges we help job seekers overcome: First Step has several programs to break down barriers to employment. Our transportation program provides 7,000+ rides per month to and from work. Second Step connects our workers to upskilling and career certification programs, and our newly formed STEP Forward program proactively connects them to other critical services such as housing, childcare, financial empowerment and mental-health support.