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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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10 minutes | Employee Success Program | Grow a Social Enterprise

Effective Employee Retention Strategies

This deep dive summarizes some key research and strategies on employee retention originally shared by Richard Hendra from MDRC.
8 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Participant Recruitment Challenges

This resource, will cover some common root causes and how to identify them within your social enterprise.
5 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Participant Worker Job Training Overview

Overall, job training supplements work experience to equip participant workers with the skills needed for long-term success in mainstream employment and life.
25 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Alumni Services Promising Practices

A report documenting how 15 ESEs best support participant workers after they have graduated from the ESE program.
8 minutes | Employee Success Program | Manage a Social Enterprise

Financial Wellness Programming

Social enterprises can integrate financial wellness programming, both as a business and as a workforce program, to further increase the financial capabilities of the people they employ