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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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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.
5 minutes | Employee Success Program | Grow a Social Enterprise

Logic Model Templates

Logic Models are useful tools to help ESEs write out their plan for impact and how to potentially measure it!
5 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Comparison of Barrier / Needs Assessment Tools

The table provides an overview of six different assessment tools that ESEs can consider using to understand the baseline needs of their participant workers and measure progress over time.
15 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

SNAP & Medicaid Impacting ESE Workers

Read for more information on these important changes to SNAP and Medicaid, why REDF believes these changes are important for ESEs to be aware of, and additional tips on how to best support ESE  workers.