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Employee Success Program

An Employee Success Program refers to the structured set of activities and services that employment social enterprises provide to their participant workers in order to remove barriers to employment, provide meaningful skills-building and work experience, and to ensure that workers are set up for long-term success in the labor force and lasting economic mobility.

The set of resources within the Employee Success Program section will help orient you to a) what Employee Success Programs are ,broken down by its key elements, with examples of the types of structures and activities REDF typically encounters amongst its ESE community, b) how ESEs develop a theory of change and logic models to represent the flow of activities provided and the participant worker outcomes sought, and c) a range of tactical tools, templates, and best practices related to all aspects of ensuring long-term participant worker success.

All Employee Success Resources

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Feb 13, 2024 | 20 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Trauma Informed Care Overview

While employment social enterprises are designed to be supportive, providing trauma-informed care requires a transformational shift in mindset in order to effectively adopt trauma-informed practices in a genuine and effective way. Trauma-informed care cannot be provided without first understanding the impact of trauma and the ways in which individuals experience retraumatization when receiving services.
Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Continuing Education Series: Strengthen Program Design Pt.3: Post-Employment

In this final session with The Hub at New Moms we look at the last part of the enterprise experience: successfully making the leap to a new job. We’ll explore the relationship between goodness-of-fit matching and Executive Skills, and we’ll reference promising and best practices for post-employment program design, including case studies and new tools.
Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Continuing Education Series: Strengthen Program Design Pt.2: During Employment

The focus of session 2 will be on the onboarding, employment, and performance management phase of the participant experience. You'll be prompted to draw the connections between program design, environmental modifications, and goal progression within your own programs.
Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Continuing Education Series: Strengthen Program Design Pt.1: Pre-Employment

During this session we will explore the initial stages of interacting with potential employees including recruiting and outreach; interviewing and hiring; and onboarding and expectation-setting. Specifically, we'll cover the concepts behind the science of scarcity and the stages of readiness for change.
5 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Employee Success Program Overview

The Employee Success Program section explores how to 1) design your employee success program and understand your impact, 2) implement key aspects of the employee success program, including recruitment, onboarding, wraparound services and training, and job placement / retention, and 3) support your employee success program through developing key systems/processes, partnerships, and culture.
7 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Designing an Employee Supports Program: Goals and Strategies

Building an effective employee supports program for your social enterprise is an essential component of delivering the supports and services that help workers secure, succeed, and advance in employment and get on the pathway to self-sufficiency. Designing an employee supports program is a multi-phase process. In this deep dive, we will cover the first two steps of the process
12 minutes | Employee Success Program | Grow a Social Enterprise

Employee Success Program Design + Logic Model Development Tool

The purpose of this document is reflect on your employee success benefits program. This document can also support your ESE in either developing a logic model, build out an employee success benefits program, or reflect on how you might improve your employee success benefits program.
10 minutes | Business Planning | Grow a Social Enterprise

Partner & Customer Evaluation Tool

We've created a tool to help you evaluate potential, and even current, partner and customers, based on what is important to YOUR organization. This makes it easier to pursue, release, and/or keep a partner or customer to help you increase your impact!
9 minutes | Employee Success Program | Grow a Social Enterprise

Employee Journey Map Template

This is a template to help you reflect on and document the experience your participant workers are going through as they move through your organization. As you complete this template we want you to really think about what your participant workers think, feel, see, and hear throughout their time working at you ESE.
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